Hotel near Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington

Enjoy easy access to campus when you stay at our hotel near Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington. PLU is a private liberal arts university in the Parkland suburbs, sponsored by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Take a tour of campus during your visit to DuPont, and learn more about the school’s green efforts for which they have earned a Gold Award from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.

Getting to PLU

It’s less than a 20-minute drive from our hotel near Pacific Lutheran University or about 13.2 miles.

  1. Follow Wilmington Dr. to I-5 N.
  2. Continue on I-5 N to Parkland.
  3. Take the WA-7 / Pacific Ave exit from WA-512 E.
  4. Continue on WA-7 S/Pacific Ave S. Drive to 121st


What to Do On Campus

Pacific Lutheran University boasts the nationally-acclaimed School of Arts and Communication, with many of its alumni now working in the film, TV, and theatre industry.

Attend a show put on by current students and local performers at the Karen Hille Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, South Puget Sound’s premier performing arts center.

University Events

Since the school was founded by Norwegian Lutheran pioneers in 1890, PLU hosts a variety of events to celebrate their Scandinavian heritage!

Christmas time events including a service in Norwegian with traditional pastries, a Swedish Festival of Lights, and Sankta Lucia. The Scandinavian Cultural Center hosts year-round programming and exhibitions on campus.

Book your stay today at our hotel near Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington to easily tour campus!