The Davenport Hotel and Tower is the fourth largest hotel in Washington state offering 612 guest rooms that are the highest-rated in Spokane-AAA Four Diamond Award winner. Conde Nast Gold List Award Winner. Expedia Insiders Select hotel. BBB Torch Award for business ethics Inlander Reader s Choice Washington Hotel and Lodging Association Outstanding Hotel. Guests are invited to enjoy three restaurants 24-hour room service Spa Paradiso Davenport Hotel Candy Shoppe Signature Collection Store on-site valet and self-parking lap pool hot tub fitness center business center. near RiverPark Square shopping downtown financial and business districts university district regional hospitals bus-rail hub and ten-minutes from Spokane International Airport. The Davenport Hotel opened in 1914-the first hotel with air conditioning central vacuum air walls and housekeeping carts. The king of salads Crab Louis was invented here and named for original proprietor Louis Davenport. The Davenport Hotel is the largest and most celebrated work of famed Northwest architect Kirtland Cutter who believed architecture was art incarnate. -All of Cutter s original public spaces and ballrooms at the Davenport survive-. The Davenport Hotel served as Spokane s welcome to the world for most of the 20th century then closed in 1985-a casualty of a failing regional economy and the abandonment of the city s core. Local entrepreneurs Walt and Karen Worthy purchased the derelict hotel in 2000 and set out to make it grand again. The Davenport Hotel re-opened in 2002. the Davenport Hotel Tower opened in 2007. The Davenport Hotel and Tower offers a total of 612 spacious guest rooms -284 Hotel 328 Tower-.