By Angie Jaime
Attention Twi-hards! As Twilight mania reaches a fever pitch for today’s premier opening of ’The Twilight Saga: Eclipse‘, this third movie in the series finds the vampire clan back in Forks, Washington. If an Eclipse viewing party just doesn’t cut it, take a trip to these trendy Seattle hotels to fully experience the full Twilight vibe. From there, you can also embark on your own Twilight road-trip across the famously rainy home of Bella, Edward and Jacob.
Hotel Max: This artsy haven, located in downtown Seattle, is brimming with work from the city’s cutting-edge artists. The young, savvy staff make this boutique hotel a great spot for starting your Pacific Northwest adventure. Plus, the hotel’s dark, sultry decor sets just the right mood for a vampire-inspired vacation.
Hyatt at Olive 8: Don’t let the name fool you, this isn’t your parents’ Hyatt. Drenched in light, the The Olive 8 is as sleek as the Cullen’s home, modern and environmentally responsible. Boasting an array of energy and water saving features, this LEED certified hotel is perfect for the green Twilight fan. After all, what would a Twilight flick be without those captivating forest landscapes?
The Edgewater: Located at the foot of Pier 67, The Edgewater is Seattle’s only waterfront hotel looking out over Elliott Bay and the Olympic Mountains. For those looking for a more rustic, earthy feel, The Edgewater is the place to go.The hotel blends urban style with the rugged vibe of the Pacific Northwest. Chill by the river rock fireplaces in each of the rooms or watch ‘New Moon’ on their 42” plasma televisions.
Angie Jaime is an editorial intern at Orbitz. A lifelong traveler, she’s been surfing in Hawaii, hiking in Mexico and backpacking through Europe.