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Hotel Palomar Los Angeles Beverly Hills Hotel Palomar LA-Westwood [Member] Hotel Palomar LA-Westwood [Member] Hotel Zeppelin San Francisco Hotel Zeppelin San Francisco [Member] Hotel Zeppelin San Francisco [Member] Management Agreements [Line Items] Management Agreements [Line Items] Management agreements. Terms of management agreements not including renewals Terms Of Management Agreements Not Including Renewals Terms Of Management Agreements Not Including Renewals Terms of management agreements including renewals Terms Of Management Agreements Including Renewals Terms Of Management Agreements Including Renewals Termination fees range Combined Base And Incentive Management Fees Multiplier Combined Base And Incentive Management Fees Multiplier Base management fee from hotel revenues Base Management Fees As Percentage Of Hotel Revenues Base management fees as percentage of hotel revenues. Combined base and incentive management fees Combined Base And Incentive Management Fees Combined base and incentive management fees. Commitments and Contingencies [Abstract] Commitments and Contingencies (Textual) [Abstract] Commitments and Contingencies. Reserve funds allowed for hotel maintenance from hotel revenue Reserve Funds As Percentage Of Hotel Revenues Reserve funds as percentage of hotel revenues. Number of extension options Number of Extension Options Number of Extension Options Term of extension option Lease Extension Option Lease Extension Option Ground rent expense Lease, Cost Fixed ground rent expense Fixed Lease, Cost Fixed Lease, Cost Variable ground rent expense Variable Lease, Cost Acquisition of ground lease underlying land Payments to Acquire Land Held-for-use Business Combinations and Acquisition and Disposition of Hotel Properties Mergers, Acquisitions and Dispositions Disclosures [Text Block] Reconciliation of Basic and Diluted Earnings Per Common Share Schedule of Earnings Per Share, Basic and Diluted [Table Text Block] Schedule of Employee Service Share-based Compensation, Allocation of Recognized Period Costs [Table] Schedule of Employee Service Share-based Compensation, Allocation of Recognized Period Costs [Table] Title of Individual [Axis] Title of Individual [Axis] Relationship to Entity [Domain] Relationship to Entity [Domain] Officer Officer [Member] Employee Employee [Member] Employee [Member] LTIP units Long Term Incentive Partnership Units [Member] Long term incentive partnership units. 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Award vesting period Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award, Award Vesting Period Common shares available for issuance under the Plan (in shares) Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award, Number of Shares Available for Grant Compensation expense Allocated Share-based Compensation Expense Total unrecognized compensation cost Employee Service Share-based Compensation, Nonvested Awards, Compensation Cost Not yet Recognized Weighted average remaining vesting period Employee Service Share-based Compensation, Nonvested Awards, Compensation Cost Not yet Recognized, Period for Recognition Awards granted (in shares) Awards vested (in shares) Estimated shares expected to vest, percent ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAward,Estimated Shares Expected to Vest ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAward,Estimated Shares Expected to Vest Shares issued for awards vested (in shares) Classes of LTIP units Classes of LTIP Units Classes of LTIP Units LTIP units granted (shares) Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award, Options, Grants in Period, Gross Value of LTIP grants per unit (in usd per share) Long Term Incentive Partnership Units Value Per Unit Long Term Incentive Partnership Units Value Per Unit Grant date fair value of LTIP unit awards Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award, Equity Instruments Other than Options, Grants in Period, Total Grant Date Fair Value Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award, Equity Instruments Other than Options, Grants in Period, Total Grant Date Fair Value LTIP units, outstanding (in shares) Long Term Incentive Partnership Units Outstanding Long term incentive partnership units outstanding. LTIP units, vested (shares) Long Term Incentive Partnership Units Vested Long term incentive partnership units vested. Disposal Groups, Including Discontinued Operations [Table] Disposal Groups, Including Discontinued Operations [Table] Scenario [Axis] Scenario [Axis] Scenario, Unspecified [Domain] Scenario, Unspecified [Domain] Scenario, Forecast Scenario, Forecast [Member] Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Additional Disclosures by Disposal Groups, Including Discontinued Operations [Line Items] Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Additional Disclosures by Disposal Groups, Including Discontinued Operations [Line Items] Gain (loss) on sale of hotel properties Gain (Loss) on Sale of Properties, before Applicable Income Taxes Operating (loss) income from disposed properties Income (Loss) from Individually Significant Component Disposed of or Held-for-sale, Excluding Discontinued Operations, before Income Tax Allowance for doubtful accounts Allowance for Doubtful Accounts Receivable Preferred shares of beneficial interest, liquidation preference value Preferred Stock, Liquidation Preference, Value Preferred shares of beneficial interest, par value (usd per share) Preferred Stock, Par or Stated Value Per Share Preferred shares of beneficial interest, authorized (in shares) Preferred Stock, Shares Authorized Preferred shares of beneficial interest, issued (in shares) Preferred Stock, Shares Issued Preferred shares of beneficial interest, outstanding (in shares) Common shares of beneficial interest, par value (usd per share) Common Stock, Par or Stated Value Per Share Common shares of beneficial interest, authorized (in shares) Common Stock, Shares Authorized Common shares of beneficial interest, issued (in shares) Common Stock, Shares, Issued Common shares of beneficial interest, outstanding (in shares) Schedule of Hotels Subject to Leases Lessee, Leases [Table Text Block] Lessee, Leases [Table Text Block] Future Minimum Annual Rentals, Operating Leases Lessee, Operating Lease, Liability, Maturity [Table Text Block] Future Minimum Annual Rentals, Capital Leases Schedule of Future Minimum Lease Payments for Capital Leases [Table Text Block] Organization, Consolidation and Presentation of Financial Statements [Abstract] Number of hotels owned by the company Number of Real Estate Properties Total number of guest rooms Noncontrolling Interest [Table] Noncontrolling Interest [Table] Ownership [Axis] Ownership [Axis] Ownership [Domain] Ownership [Domain] Operating Partnership Operating Partnership [Member] Operating Partnership [Member] Noncontrolling Interest [Line Items] Noncontrolling Interest [Line Items] Percentage of Operating Partnership units owned by company Noncontrolling Interest, Ownership Percentage by Parent Percentage of Operating Partnership units owned by other limited partners Noncontrolling Interest, Ownership Percentage by Noncontrolling Owners Real Estate [Abstract] Schedule of Investment in Hotel Properties Real Estate Investment Financial Statements, Disclosure [Table Text Block] Revenue from Contract with Customer [Abstract] Revenue from External Customers by Products and Services [Table] Revenue from External Customers by Products and Services [Table] Geographical [Axis] Geographical [Axis] Geographical [Domain] Geographical [Domain] San Francisco, CA San Francisco, California [Member] San Francisco, California [Member] Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles, California [Member] Los Angeles, California [Member] San Diego, CA San Diego, California [Member] San Diego, California [Member] Boston, MA Boston, Massachusetts [Member] Boston, Massachusetts [Member] Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington [Member] Seattle, Washington [Member] Portland, OR Portland, Oregon [Member] Portland, Oregon [Member] Washington DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA Southern FL Southern Florida [Member] Southern Florida [Member] Chicago, IL Chicago, Illinois [Member] Chicago, Illinois [Member] Other Other [Member] Other [Member] Disaggregated revenues by geographic location classified as other Revenue from External Customer [Line Items] Revenue from External Customer [Line Items] Disaggregation of Revenue [Abstract] Disaggregation of Revenue [Abstract] Total revenues Revenue from Contract with Customer, Excluding Assessed Tax Schedule of Disaggregation of Revenue Revenue from External Customers by Geographic Areas [Table Text Block] Commitments and Contingencies Commitments and Contingencies Disclosure [Text Block] Dividends Payable [Table] Dividends Payable [Table] Dividends Payable [Line Items] Dividends Payable [Line Items] Dividend per share/unit (in usd per share) Common Stock, Dividends, Per Share, Declared Debt Debt Disclosure [Text Block] Investment in hotel properties Real Estate Investments, Net [Abstract] Land Land Buildings and improvements Investment Building and Building Improvements Furniture, fixtures and equipment Furniture Fixtures And Equipment Furniture, fixtures and equipment. Right-of-use asset, operating leases Operating Lease, Right-of-Use Asset Capital lease asset Finance Lease, Right-of-Use Asset Construction in progress Development in Process Investment in hotel properties Real Estate Investment Property, at Cost Less: Accumulated depreciation Real Estate Investment Property, Accumulated Depreciation Investment in hotel properties, net Present value of lease liabilities Operating Lease, Liability Schedule of Real Estate Properties [Table] Schedule of Real Estate Properties [Table] Real Estate, Type of Property [Axis] Real Estate, Type of Property [Axis] Property, Plant and Equipment, Type [Domain] Real Estate [Domain] LaPlaya Beach Resort and Club LaPlaya Beach Resort And Club [Member] LaPlaya Beach Resort And Club [Member] Real Estate Properties [Line Items] Real Estate Properties [Line Items] Operating lease, incremental rate Operating Lease, Weighted Average Discount Rate, Percent Operating lease, term Lessee, Operating Lease, Term of Contract Insurance settlement Insurance Recoveries Gain on insurance settlement Insured Event, Gain (Loss) Equity Stockholders' Equity Note Disclosure [Text Block] Operating Lease Liabilities, Payments Due [Abstract] Operating Lease Liabilities, Payments Due [Abstract] 2019 (excluding the six months ended June 30, 2019) Lessee, Operating Lease, Liability, Payments, Remainder of Fiscal Year 2020 Lessee, Operating Lease, Liability, Payments, Due Year Two 2021 Lessee, Operating Lease, Liability, Payments, Due Year Three 2022 Lessee, Operating Lease, Liability, Payments, Due Year Four 2023 Lessee, Operating Lease, Liability, Payments, Due Year Five Thereafter Lessee, Operating Lease, Liability, Payments, Due after Year Five Total lease payments Lessee, Operating Lease, Liability, Payments, Due Less: Imputed interest Lessee, Operating Lease, Liability, Undiscounted Excess Amount Operating And Capital Leases, Future Minimum Payments Due [Abstract] Operating And Capital Leases, Future Minimum Payments 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Operating And Capital Leases, Future Minimum Payments Due Operating And Capital Leases, Future Minimum Payments Due Income Statement [Abstract] Product and Service [Axis] Product and Service [Axis] Product and Service [Domain] Product and Service [Domain] Room Occupancy [Member] Food and beverage Food and Beverage [Member] Other Hotel, Other [Member] Revenues Revenues [Abstract] Total revenues Expenses: Costs and Expenses [Abstract] Hotel operating expenses: Cost of Goods and Services Sold [Abstract] Total hotel operating expenses Cost Of Goods And Service, Excluding Depreciation, Depletion, And Amortization Cost Of Goods And Service, Excluding Depreciation, Depletion, And Amortization Depreciation and amortization Cost, Depreciation and Amortization Real estate taxes, personal property taxes, property insurance, and ground rent Real estate taxes, personal property taxes, property insurance, and ground rent Real estate taxes, personal property taxes, property insurance, and ground rent General and administrative General and Administrative Expense Transaction costs Business Combination, Acquisition Related Costs (Gain) loss and other operating expenses Other Operating Income (Expense), Net Total operating expenses Costs and Expenses Operating income (loss) Operating Income (Loss) Interest expense Other Other Nonoperating Income (Expense) Income (loss) before income taxes Income (Loss) from Continuing Operations before Income Taxes, Noncontrolling Interest Income tax (expense) benefit Income Tax Expense (Benefit) Net income (loss) Net income (loss) attributable to non-controlling interests Net Income (Loss) Attributable to Noncontrolling Interest Net income (loss) attributable to the Company Net Income (Loss) Attributable to Parent Distributions to preferred shareholders Preferred Stock Dividends, Income Statement Impact Net income (loss) attributable to common shareholders Net Income (Loss) Available to Common Stockholders, Basic Net income (loss) per share available to common shareholders, basic (in usd per share) Earnings Per Share, Basic Net income (loss) per share available to common shareholders, diluted (in usd per share) Earnings Per Share, Diluted Weighted-average number of common shares, basic (in shares) Weighted Average Number of Shares Outstanding, Basic Weighted-average number of common shares, diluted (in shares) Weighted Average Number of Shares Outstanding, Diluted Comprehensive Income: Statement of Comprehensive Income [Abstract] Net income (loss) Unrealized gain (loss) on derivative instruments Other Comprehensive income (loss) Comprehensive Income (Loss), Net of Tax, Including Portion Attributable to Noncontrolling Interest Comprehensive income (loss) attributable to non-controlling interests Comprehensive Income (Loss), Net of Tax, Attributable to Noncontrolling Interest Comprehensive income (loss) attributable to the Company Comprehensive Income (Loss), Net of Tax, Attributable to Parent Revenue Revenue from Contract with Customer [Text Block] Summary of Supplemental Information to Statements of Cash Flows Schedule of Cash Flow, Supplemental Disclosures [Table Text Block] Income Taxes Income Tax Disclosure [Text Block] Schedule of Stock by Class [Table] Schedule of Stock by Class [Table] Common Stock [Axis] Common Stock [Axis] Common Stock [Axis] Common Stock [Domain] Common Stock [Domain] Common Stock [Domain] February 2016 share repurchase program Share Repurchase Program [Member] Share Repurchase Program [Member] July 2017 share repurchase program Share Repurchase Program 2 [Member] 6.50% Series C preferred stock 6.375% Series D preferred stock Legal Entity [Axis] Legal Entity [Axis] Entity [Domain] Entity [Domain] Class of Stock [Line Items] Class of Stock [Line Items] Common Shares Common Stock, Number of Shares, Par Value and Other Disclosures [Abstract] Share repurchase program, authorized amount Stock Repurchase Program, Authorized Amount Share repurchased, shares Treasury Stock, Shares, Acquired Remaining authorized repurchase amount Stock Repurchase Program, Remaining Authorized Repurchase Amount Preferred Shares Preferred Stock, Number of Shares, Par Value and Other Disclosures [Abstract] Equity interests issued (in shares) Business Acquisition, Equity Interest Issued or Issuable, Number of Shares Preferred stock, dividend rate, percentage Preferred Stock, Dividend Rate, Percentage Preferred shares of beneficial interest, redemption price per share (in usd per share) Preferred Stock, Redemption Price Per Share Preferred stock, redemption after change in control Preferred stock, Redemption after change in control Preferred stock, Redemption after change in control Share cap ratio on preferred shares on conversion Convertible Preferred Stock, Maximum Shares Issuable upon Conversion Convertible Preferred Stock, Maximum Shares Issuable upon Conversion Non-controlling Interest of Common Units in Operating Partnership Noncontrolling Interest [Abstract] Equity interests issued (in shares) Operating Partnership units outstanding (in shares) Board of Trustees compensation Board Of Trustees [Member] Board Of Trustees [Member] Common shares/units Non Cash Investing and Financing Information [Line Items] Interest paid, net of capitalized interest Interest Paid, Excluding Capitalized Interest, Operating Activities Income taxes paid Income Taxes Paid, Net Non-Cash Investing and Financing Activities: Cash Flow, Noncash Investing and Financing Activities Disclosure [Abstract] Distributions payable on shares/units Issuance of shares/units Stock Issued Accrued additions and improvements to hotel properties Accrued Additions And Improvements To Hotel Properties Accrued additions and improvements to hotel properties. Right of use assets obtained in exchange for lease liabilities Right-of-Use Asset Obtained in Exchange for Operating Lease Liability Purchase of ground lease Noncash Or Part Noncash Acquisition, Lease Liability Assumed Noncash Or Part Noncash Acquisition, Lease Liability Assumed Write-off of deferred financing costs Write off of Deferred Debt Issuance Cost LaSalle Hotel Properties Series I preferred stock Series I Preferred Stock [Member] Series I Preferred Stock [Member] Series J preferred stock Series J Preferred Stock [Member] Series J Preferred Stock [Member] Common shares held prior to acquisition (in shares) Business Combination, Step Acquisition, Equity Interest in Acquiree Prior To Acquisition, Number Of Shares Of Common Stock Business Combination, Step Acquisition, Equity Interest in Acquiree Prior To Acquisition, Number Of Shares Of Common Stock Common exchange ratio, right to receive shares for each share of common stock Business Combination, Common Stock, Right to Receive, Fixed Exchange Ratio Business Combination, Common Stock, Right to Receive, Fixed Exchange Ratio Right to receive cash in lieu of common shares (in usd per share) Business Combination, Common Stock, Right to Receive in Cash, Per Share Business Combination, Common Stock, Right to Receive in Cash, Per Share Maximum percentage of shares available to convert to cash Business Combination, Maximum Percentage Of Shares Available To Convert In Merger Business Combination, Maximum Percentage Of Shares Available To Convert In Merger Preferred exchange ratio, right to receive shares for each share of common stock Business Combination, Preferred Stock, Right to Receive, Fixed Exchange Ratio Business Combination, Preferred Stock, Right to Receive, Fixed Exchange Ratio Total consideration Equity interests issued (in shares) Equity interests issued (in usd per share) Business Acquisition, Share Price Value of common shares held prior to acquisition Business Combination, Step Acquisition, Equity Interest in Acquiree, Fair Value Revenues of acquired hotel properties since acquisition date Business Combination, Pro Forma Information, Revenue of Acquiree since Acquisition Date, Actual Operating income of acquired hotel properties since acquisition date Business Combination, Pro Forma Information, Earnings or Loss of Acquiree since Acquisition Date, Actual Transaction costs Business Combination, Acquisition Related Transaction Costs Business Combination, Acquisition Related Transaction Costs Integration costs Business Combination, Integration Related Costs 6.50% Series C 6.375% Series D 6.375% Series E 6.30% Series F Preferred stock, outstanding (in shares) Dividend per share/unit (in usd per share) Preferred Stock, Dividends Per Share, Declared Investment in Hotel Properties Real Estate Owned [Text Block] Organization Organization, Consolidation and Presentation of Financial Statements Disclosure [Text Block] Reconciliation of basic and diluted earnings per common share Earnings Per Share Reconciliation [Abstract] Numerator: Net Income (Loss) Attributable to Parent [Abstract] Net income (loss) attributable to common shareholders Less: dividends paid on unvested share-based compensation Dividends, Share-based Compensation Undistributed earnings attributable to share-based compensation Undistributed Earnings (Loss) Allocated to Participating Securities, Basic Net income (loss) available to common shareholders Net Income Loss Available To Common Stockholders Basic And Diluted Net income loss available to common stockholders basic and diluted. Denominator: Weighted Average Number of Shares Outstanding, Diluted [Abstract] Weighted-average number of common shares — basic (in shares) Effect of dilutive share-based compensation (in shares) Incremental Common Shares Attributable to Dilutive Effect of Share-based Payment Arrangements Weighted-average number of common shares — diluted (in shares) Net income (loss) per share available to common shareholders — basic (in usd per share) Net income (loss) per share available to common shareholders — diluted (in usd per share) Antidilutive securities excluded from computation of earnings per share (in shares) Antidilutive Securities Excluded from Computation of Earnings Per Share, Amount