The Marcus Whitman Hotel & Conference Center is a landmark and storied gathering place for the local community and visitors alike. Anchoring historic downtown Walla Walla, the Marcus Whitman Hotel includes a beautiful hotel, expansive modern conference center, seven on-site wine tasting rooms, art gallery, and a nationally recognized award-winning restaurant and casual wine lounge, all set to a sophisticated old-world backdrop.
Originally opened in 1928, the Marcus Whitman Hotel was renovated and restored in 2001 with 127 guest rooms and the addition of more than 13,000 square feet of conference and event space. Each of the hotel’s richly appointed guest rooms offer a complimentary hot and healthy breakfast as well as complimentary high speed wired and wireless internet access amongst the numerous amenities.
Efficiency and affordability are the cornerstones of business travel, and the flexible indoor meeting space is perfect for conferences, board meetings, retreats, sales pitches and so much more. The Conference Center can host customized events of all sizes, from 10 to 450 people, and is a true “one stop shop” that provides all key event components onsite, including catering, linens, chairs, A/V equipment and more. Additionally, the Marcus Whitman Hotel & Conference Center is centrally located; guests can walk to local wineries, cafes and restaurants, shops, and galleries.
The Marcus Whitman Hotel’s dedicated catering professionals coordinate everything from intricate meeting details to menu tastings. Our award-winning chefs work diligently to bring the best of what is fresh and in season right from the farm to your table by building relationships with local and regional growers. Recently awarded “Restaurant of the Year” by the Washington State Wine Commission and named to the America’s 100 Best Wine Restaurants by Wine Enthusiast Magazine – two years in row, puts us among some of the most celebrated culinary establishments in the country.
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