This beautifully restored historical hotel is like none other. Everything about it says luxury and comfort. Every single person we encountered was friendly and helpful. Our room (a King) was beautiful. When you tell locals you are staying at the Davenport, they immediately ask you if you love the bed. The first time we were asked, we hadn't even sat on the bed (just checked in, dropped our bags in the room, adjusted the room temperature and then took off for dinner). But when we did finally get a chance to lie on the bed, Wow! We understood what they were talking about and also understood why on the nightstand there is information and a price list in case you are interested in being able to sleep on a Davenport mattress with Davenport linens all the time in your own home. Fabulous. We heard the trains at night (we were on the 10th floor) but those didn't bother us at all because we love the sounds of trains. I wished there were a little refrigerator and coffee maker in the room but it wasn't a big deal. All of the awesome L'Occitane products featured in the bathrooms are quite unfortunately put in fixed dispensers, so there's no awesome little bottle of fabulous lotion to take home, but you can enjoy an unlimited supply while you are there. :-)
This hotel is super conveniently located for ease of getting around to see all of the sites. They have many options for food and drink right in the hotel and all around the hotel as well. Also in the hotel is a fun, eclectic gift shop (where you can buy the famous Davenport soft peanut brittle at what I thought were very reasonable prices) and a little flower shop as well (also reasonably priced in my opinion). The coffee stand in the lobby is easy and convenient. We didn't use the pool, spa or workout facility but did take a look at them all and they looked great. We did take some time to walk all around the second floor balcony and look at all of the old pictures and cases of historical items. Loved how you could peak in (and even walk in) any of the beautiful, elegant ballrooms and things that weren't in use.
If you are traveling to Spokane, you would be foolish not to check the rates on the Davenport as they often have wonderful, affordable deals on their rooms, particularly on weekends it seemed. We were there on weekdays and the price was still totally acceptable to me for the beauty of the place. When you book a room, make sure you are aware of whether you are booking the historic hotel or the more modern towers that are directly across the way. I'm sure the towers are nice (we walked in to the lobby to check it out) but our preference was to stay in the beautiful, old hotel. It was a wonderful experience and I may go back to Spokane for no reason just so I can stay there again.