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Signature Activities at The Lodge

With so much to do and see at The Lodge at St. Edward, the hardest part is deciding what to do first. Take a look at our signature activities, and join our email list to get first access when dates and information are released for our special events and programs.


Eating and imbibing at The Lodge at St. Edward provides a true Pacific Northwest experience, with three unique options to keep your dining experience never one and the same. 

Cedar + Elm 
The centerpiece of our culinary program, Cedar + Elm, is the gathering place and heart of The Lodge at St. Edward, providing an inspired dining experience crafted by authenticity and connected to a sense of time and place. Cedar + Elm celebrates the bounty of our region with a uniquely Pacific Northwest approach, influenced by the seasons and the historic dining room.

Father Mulligan's Heritage Bar
Inspired by the rich history of The Lodge at St. Edward, Father Mulligan’s Heritage Bar offers a warm, inviting atmosphere for guests from day to night, serving a full menu all day starting with a morning coffee bar and inspired breakfast menu, to drop-in afternoon bites and drinks, to pre and post-dinner cocktails and desserts. 

The Tonsorium Bar
Named for its history as the barbershop during The Lodge at St. Edward's former life, The Tonsorium Bar is the whimsical counterpart to Heritage Bar. Stop in after hours for fantastical cocktails, adventurous food, and an intimate speakeasy atmosphere. The Tonsorium hosts a rotating lineup of local musicians Wednesdays through Fridays and an ever-evolving menu.

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Enveloped by the pristine beauty of Lake Washington and the surrounding forest, Vita Nova Spa harnesses the restorative power of nature and complements it with healing techniques and rejuvenating therapies. Experience seasonal treatments that entice the senses and create balance within the body, all administered with organic herbal infusions and pure products. Our spa menu channels the energy of the seasons, varying from gentle and soothing experiences to rejuvenating bursts of life. We tap into these natural rhythms with traditional techniques, herbal botanicals, and sustainably- sourced pure products.

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The Lodge at St. Edward State Park is located in a serene Washington State Park, with tranquil old-growth forests, miles of hiking and biking trails, magnificent Lake Washington coastline, and endless opportunities for outdoor adventure right in our backyard. We have immense respect for the land where The Lodge resides, and invite you to join us in preserving the park for generations to come while enjoying the restorative energy the natural beauty delivers. 

Slow It Down 

Prefer to take in the park views from afar? Lounge out on our lawn in Adirondack chairs and soak up the sun on a lazy afternoon. 

Play a Game 

Lawn games are available for guest use to get a game of cornhole or croquet going on a sunny summer day.

Hit the Trails 

Set out on a nature hike or rent a mountain bike from the front desk, available for complimentary guest use to explore the park bike trails. Bikes are first come, first served. 

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Saint Edward State Park has inspired decades of artists, storytellers, writers, and historians, who have been awakened and enlightened by the power and beauty of the awe-inspiring natural setting. The Lodge at St. Edward continues to be a gathering place that celebrates and nurtures local artists. The Gallery of Fine Arts houses a rotating artist showcase – with all artists hailing from the Pacific Northwest, featuring pieces to admire and purchase at Catalyst Fine Art

The Lodge is also home to an Artist in Residence program, a series of rotating local artists who will take inspiration from our surroundings to create, and give demonstrations of their craft through both private and public lessons. We invite our guests and the local community to wander the grand hallway and soak in the inspiration, come meet our Artists in Residence and learn from their craft, and join us in the appreciation and respect of art in all forms.

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In addition to our complimentary sprinter vans, you can ride in style in our vintage 1938 Pontiac Stretch Limousine. Perfect for celebrations and special occasions, your own personal chauffeur will take you on a wine tasting tour or to a concert in Woodinville, on a shopping trip to downtown Seattle, or on a romantic post-wedding cruise.

Asking rate, including the driver, starts at $250 per hour and depends on needs. Not available for airport transport. Contact Guest Services at 425.470.6500 or to reserve. Reservations required at least one week in advance.

About the Car: One of only a few remaining examples, this 1938 limo was rebuilt in 2008 with a modern drive train and conveniences. It is powered by a 350 cubic inch V8 with a 4-barrel carburetor paired with an automatic transmission. It rolls on red steel wheels with chrome trim rings and hubcaps, and radial tires. The interior features a front upholstered bench seat, rear 'L' seat, and back bench seat, privacy roll-up divider window between the front and back, air conditioning, plush seating, pillows, wine glasses, video and stereo system, and a moon roof.


The Lodge at St. Edward State Park has a rich history, with decades of stories living within our walls. Dating back to the 1920s, Saint Edward Seminary was built as a sacred place of learning, and later preserved as a pristine Washington State Park. Take the journey from past to present with our self-guided Stories of St. Edward tour. Venture throughout the property to find QR codes each linking to a history lesson, photo gallery, or video that tells the story of the space you stand in, the significance it holds to the property, and the heritage of this iconic landmark preserved in time. 

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Our region is home to an eclectic collection of musicians, poets, spoken-word performers, and more. The Lodge intends to be a home away from home for these artists and features live music performances weekly in our restaurants and bars. We also partner with the city of Kenmore, the Bothell Kenmore Chamber of Commerce, and other groups to sponsor concerts in the park and community events in our backyard. 

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Queue the crumpets and set the table with teacups, and you’ve got the perfect afternoon at The Lodge at St. Edward’s newest weekly affair, St. Edward Afternoon Tea. This pinky-raising occasion is certainly worthy of dressing up and celebrating with a group of your closest friends. Set in the beautiful Cedar + Elm dining room, once the dining hall for students of the Saint Edward Seminary, you can delight in an afternoon reminiscent of earlier times as you leisurely eat your way through three tiers of decadent sweets and savory finger foods, as well as soothing teas both hot and sparkling from Rishi Tea & Botanicals. This modern and joyful take on high tea respectfully pays homage to its rich history and refined roots, while providing an unforgettable and approachable experience to share with friends and family. 

Every Thursday & Friday from 2:30 – 4:30 PM | $72 per person

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Find out why pickleball is the fastest-growing sport in the world. Play in our newly renovated gymnasium designed specifically for our great state sport, pickleball. Our four tournament-grade courts were resurfaced to ensure uniform bounce and the indoor gymnasium is free of sun glare, wind, and rain, and heated during the winter for year-long play! The Lodge offers complimentary equipment for guest use as well.  Fancy a foray? 



The Lodge at St. Edward Library is a quiet retreat to escape to on a rainy Pacific Northwest day. Curl up with our library of books or play a vintage board game. The room is stocked with snacks 24/7 for hotel guests. 

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