Make the Most of the Holiday Season with Festive Offerings and Holiday Package at Seattle's Hyatt at Olive 8

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The downtown LEED-certified hotel offers guests brilliant holiday hotel package deals and Seattle Christmas specials at Urbane restaurant and Elaia spa.

With the holiday season officially upon us, Hyatt at Olive 8, Urbane and Elaia today announced December package specials sure to spark the holiday spirit in retail-enthusiasts and last-minute shoppers alike. The “Seattle Holiday Shopping” package, available through December 30, 2011, takes advantage of the hotel’s prime heart-of-downtown Seattle location and gives guests one $50 gift card to Pacific Place Shops and one $25 credit to City Centre Gifts on 5th Avenue per stay. Starting at $179, the Seattle Holiday Shopping package special perks continue with a 10 percent off shopping pass to Macy’s and daily breakfast for two at the hotel’s seasonally inspired restaurant, Urbane. To book this special holiday package deal, enter HOLSHP in the Special Offers Code field at

Highlighting the hearty winter bounty of the Pacific Northwest, Urbane will celebrate four days of Christmas, December 22 - 25, with a special Christmas menu of holiday-themed dishes and desserts. Served alongside the regular dinner menu, these holiday specials combine traditional Christmas flavors with the best produce and proteins from local Seattle farms. Dishes like Braised Pork Belly with Apple Cider Glaze and Pickled Huckleberries, Winter Spice Roasted Pork Loin with Squash Gnocchi and Chestnut Butter Drizzle, and Apple Cranberry Crumble Pie with Eggnog Ice Cream capture the essence of the holiday season with each bite. Urbane also offers an extensive menu of award-winning Seattle and Northwest wines to compliment the special holiday menu, as well as innovative cocktails, such as the Ginger Snap and Cranberry Bliss, that are a perfect toast on a chilly winter night. For reservations, or to find out more about upcoming holiday restaurant promotions and Seattle Christmas events, visit or call (206) 676-4600.

For all the hotel guests and Seattle natives who need a bit of special pampering after a long day of holiday shopping or simply need relief from the harsh winter weather in Seattle, Elaia is putting a fun twist on a Christmas classic and running a “12 Days Before Christmas” holiday special promotion starting Tuesday, December 13. With a unique and wallet-friendly special offering each day leading up to Christmas Day, there’s no need to feel guilty indulging in the signature treatments, such as 40 percent off a Market Fresh Wrap on December 19, an Elaia winter pedicure for $45 (reg. $65) on December 21, or 30 percent off any spa treatment on December 22. For more information on this special Seattle spa holiday promotion and other seasonal offer packages and deals, visit or call (206) 676-4500.

In addition to the holiday specials within the hotel, downtown Seattle offers a wealth of festive entertainment options, special Christmas events, famous attractions and first-rate shopping to delight travelers, including Pike Place Market, The Paramount Theater, the flagship Nordstrom store, and more. For more information on Hyatt at Olive 8 packages, the holiday specials at the neighboring Grand Hyatt Seattle, or the vibrant downtown Christmas event offerings, visit or

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About Hyatt at Olive 8
A striking addition to the Seattle skyline, the landmark Hyatt at Olive 8 is the city’s first certified “green” hotel, awarded LEED Silver (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) by the U.S. Green Building Council in July 2009. Co-designed by Seattle architecture firm MulvannyG2 and renowned New York architect Richard Gluckman, the state-of-the-art Olive 8 building features striking design elements, including a sleek glass façade and one of the city’s largest living rooftops. A total of 346 luxury guest rooms and suites occupy the 39-story building’s first 17 floors (condominiums are housed above), and the world-class property offers a range of on-site amenities, including 11,000 square feet of green meeting space, the eco-conscious Elaia spa, a 65-foot lap pool, a 2,400 square-foot StayFit@Hyatt facility, environmentally sound housekeeping and dry-cleaning services, valet parking and 24-hour room service. Additionally, the ground floor is home to Urbane, a 108-seat restaurant and bar serving fresh Northwest cuisine to Seattle residents and guests alike. For additional information about Hyatt at Olive 8, Seattle hotel packages or to make reservations, please visit

About Elaia
Located on the second floor of Hyatt at Olive 8, Seattle’s first LEED-certified hotel, Elaia is dedicated to eco-friendly practices that minimize the spa’s impact on the earth. This new eco-spa replaces traditional ways of thinking with a new standard in luxury bodycare, supporting a true connection between guests, the community and environment in which we live. All of the spa treatments are prepared from carefully sourced organic ingredients, many of which come from surrounding Pacific Northwest. Taking its name from the Greek word for “olive” – a symbol of peace, wisdom and resilience – Elaia upholds the philosophy that to be truly respectful to the human body, we must also be respectful to the earth. For additional information on Elaia and Eliaia spa package specials visit

About Urbane:
The word Urbane \ər-bān\ means notably polite or polished in manner, and that is the goal of both the service and the culinary offerings at Urbane: modern and refined, yet approachable and enduring. Under the direction of Executive Chef Brent Martin, the restaurant’s philosophy is simple: "Good food depends on good ingredients." Serving true Pacific Northwest cuisine in an elegant environment, Urbane utilizes regional farmers and resources to ensure only the freshest seasonal ingredients make it to the table. Flexible menus reflect the seasonality of key ingredients, including vegetables, wild game and species of fish and shellfish native to Seattle and the Northwest. Urbane’s menu also prominently features offerings from such renowned Seattle resources as Beecher's Cheeses and Uli's Sausage from Pike Place Market, and Salumi Artesian Cured Meats from Seattle’s Pioneer Square. For more information, visit


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