Pan Pacific Hotel Seattle Connects With

Country's fastest internet service provider now available at 2200 Westlake Plaza

Sep 07, 2010, 15:44 ET from Pan Pacific Hotel Seattle

SEATTLE, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- As the emerging technology hub of Seattle, South Lake Union is home to the headquarters of, numerous biotech companies and one of the West Coast's most wired hotels. Recognizing the ever growing need for additional bandwidth, Pan Pacific Hotel Seattle now provides visitors complimentary access to the fastest internet service provider in the country to supplement the hotel's other tech offerings.

"Our guests want the option to be connected whether they are traveling for business or pleasure. We recognize hotel internet connections, and unexpected internet connection fees, are a point of frustration for travelers," said Kini Parente, Director of Sales and Marketing. "Connecting with positions the property to set an industry standard and provide the best service available to our residents and guests."

Historically, hotels have struggled to keep up with growing demand for bandwidth for guests and conference attendees. As the popularity of file sharing, smart phones, VoIP phone calls and video streaming increases, hotels are often unable to provide the bandwidth and connectivity speed expected.

According to, Pan Pacific Hotel Seattle now offers a complimentary ultra-high speed 100 megabit/second internet access to guests through the country's fastest internet service provider, provides services to the most select properties in Seattle, among these are the 2200 Westlake Plaza and Pan Pacific Hotel Seattle. For meetings and events can on short notice provision competitively priced connectivity for up to one gigabit per second (1000 megabits) if a client so required this kind of access. As one of only two hotels in Seattle served by, Pan Pacific Hotel Seattle has a distinct advantage over competitors when it comes to providing bandwidth for technology-intensive events.

"Reliability and bandwidth are extremely important for business travelers and those attending events at our hotel," said David Sullivan, General Manager Pan Pacific Hotel Seattle. "Guests often need to stream video, collaborate online, and share large files and the hotel is now equipped to meet and exceed the demands of even the most technology-intensive events."

Boasting the latest in business and entertainment technology, Pan Pacific Hotel Seattle's amenities include complimentary wired and wireless broadband connectivity throughout the entire property; a flexible in-room workspace with easy to access plugs; iHome docking stations, electronic private bars, plasma TVs featuring Kool Connect technology, which allows guests enjoy high definition movies or listen to more than 40 satellite radio channels from around the world.

Pan Pacific Hotel Seattle

Pan Pacific Hotel Seattle features 160 superbly appointed guest rooms with 19 suites with views of the city, Lake Union and the Space Needle. With complimentary wireless and Ultra-High Speed Internet, HDTV, Satellite radio, and accommodating working spaces, Pan Pacific offers a full suite of technology tools for business and leisure travelers. A proud member of the Seattle Climate Partnership, Pan Pacific's PanEarth sustainability program minimizes the hotel's environmental impact and enhances guest and associate health.

A recipient of a 2010 AAA Four Diamond Award and Trip Advisor's Travel Choice award for 'Top 25 Luxury Hotels' in the United States, Pan Pacific Seattle  is part of the exclusive 2200 Westlake Plaza, featuring Vida Spa, Chef John Howie's Seastar Restaurant & Raw Bar, Whole Foods Market®, Starbucks and many more retail outlets. The hotel is within walking distance of Seattle's Central Business District, Amazon's new headquarters, Nordstrom's flagship retail store, upscale boutiques at Pacific Place Shopping Center and is conveniently connected to Westlake Center and scenic South Lake Union by the Seattle streetcar.

For more information or to make reservations, visit or call 877-324-4856.

About Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts

Headquartered in Singapore, Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts is a leading hotel management company in the Pacific Rim and is part of Hotel Plaza Group, the listed hotel subsidiary of UOL Group, one of Asia's largest hotel and property companies.  Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts has been recognized by Conde Nast Traveler magazine as one of the 25 hotel companies demonstrating social responsibility and has won esteemed accolades such as World Travel Awards, AAA Four Diamond Award, Conde Nast Gold List and Readers Choice Awards.  It has a portfolio of 18 hotels, resorts and serviced suites throughout Asia and North America, with offices in Hong Kong, London, San Francisco, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo.  Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance.  For more information, visit

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