Real Estate [Abstract] Schedule of Investment in Hotel Properties Real Estate Investment Financial Statements, Disclosure [Table 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, before right-of-use asset, operating leases Real Estate Investment Property Pre Right of Use Asset, at Cost Real Estate Investment Property Pre Right of Use Asset, at Cost Investment in hotel properties Real Estate Investment Property, at Cost Less: Accumulated depreciation Real Estate Investment Property, Accumulated Depreciation Investment in hotel properties, net Real Estate Investment Property, Net Schedule of Real Estate Properties [Table] Schedule of Real Estate Properties [Table] Statistical Measurement [Axis] Statistical Measurement [Axis] Statistical Measurement [Domain] Statistical Measurement [Domain] Minimum Minimum [Member] Maximum Maximum [Member] 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 Present value of lease liabilities Operating Lease, Liability Insurance settlement Insurance Recoveries Gain on insurance settlement Insured Event, Gain (Loss) Share-based Payment Arrangement [Abstract] Share-Based Compensation Plan Share-based Payment Arrangement [Text Block] Debt Disclosure [Abstract] Schedule of Long-term Debt Instruments [Table] Schedule of Long-term Debt Instruments [Table] Credit Facility [Axis] Credit Facility [Axis] Credit Facility [Domain] Credit Facility [Domain] Unsecured revolving credit facilities Revolving Credit Facility [Member] Unsecured term loan facilities Term Loan [Member] Term Loan [Member] Long-term Debt, Type [Axis] Long-term Debt, Type [Axis] Long-term Debt, Type [Domain] Long-term Debt, Type [Domain] Unsecured debt Unsecured Debt [Member] Senior unsecured notes Senior Notes [Member] Mortgage loans Mortgages [Member] Debt Instrument [Line Items] Debt Instrument [Line Items] Interest expense, debt Interest Expense, Debt, Excluding Amortization Amortization of deferred financing fees Amortization of Debt Issuance Costs Other Amortization of Debt Discount (Premium) Total interest expense Interest Expense Quarterly Financial Information Disclosure [Abstract] Quarterly Operating Results (Unaudited) Quarterly Financial Information [Text Block] Equity [Abstract] Dividends Payable [Table] Dividends Payable [Table] Class of Stock [Axis] Class of Stock [Axis] Class of Stock [Domain] Class of Stock [Domain] Common Shares Common Stock [Member] Dividends Payable [Line Items] Dividends Payable [Line Items] Dividend per share/unit (in usd per share) Common Stock, Dividends, Per Share, Declared Revenue from Contract with Customer [Abstract] Revenue Revenue from Contract with Customer [Text Block] Income Tax Disclosure [Abstract] Schedule of Distributions Paid Per Common Share of Beneficial Interest and Preferred Shares on a Tax Basis Schedule Of Distributions Paid Per Common Share Of Beneficial Interest And Preferred Shares On A Tax Basis [Table Text Block] Schedule Of Distributions Paid Per Common Share Of Beneficial Interest And Preferred Shares On A Tax Basis [Table Text Block] Components of Income Tax Expense Schedule of Components of Income Tax Expense (Benefit) [Table Text Block] Reconciliation of Statutory Federal Tax Expense to Company's Income Tax Expense Schedule of Effective Income Tax Rate Reconciliation [Table Text Block] Line of Credit Facility [Table] Line of Credit Facility [Table] Hedging Relationship [Axis] Hedging Relationship [Axis] Hedging Relationship [Domain] Hedging Relationship [Domain] Cash flow hedging Cash Flow Hedging [Member] Hedging Designation [Axis] Hedging Designation [Axis] Hedging Designation [Domain] Hedging Designation [Domain] Designated as hedging instrument Designated as Hedging Instrument [Member] Senior unsecured notes Debt Instrument [Axis] Debt Instrument [Axis] Debt Instrument, Name [Domain] Debt Instrument, Name [Domain] Senior unsecured credit facility Senior Unsecured Revolving Credit Facility [Member] Senior Unsecured Revolving Credit Facility [Member] PHL unsecured credit facility PHL Unsecured Revolving Credit Facility [Member] PHL Unsecured Revolving Credit Facility [Member] Third Term Loan Third Term Loan [Member] Third Term Loan [Member] Sixth Term Loan - tranche maturing 2020 Sixth Term Loan, Tranche Due 2020 [Member] Sixth Term Loan, Tranche Due 2020 [Member] Series A Notes Series A Notes [Member] Series A Notes [Member] Series B Notes Series B Notes [Member] Series B Notes [Member] Unsecured term loans Revolving credit facilities Letters of credit Letter of Credit [Member] Variable Rate [Axis] Variable Rate [Axis] Variable Rate [Domain] Variable Rate [Domain] LIBOR London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) [Member] Derivative Instrument [Axis] Derivative Instrument [Axis] Derivative Contract [Domain] Derivative Contract [Domain] Interest rate swap, not yet effective Interest Rate Swap, Not Yet Effective [Member] Interest Rate Swap, Not Yet Effective [Member] Interest rate swaps Interest Rate Swap [Member] Income Statement Location [Axis] Income Statement Location [Axis] Income Statement Location [Domain] Income Statement Location [Domain] Interest expense Interest Expense [Member] Line of Credit Facility [Line Items] Line of Credit Facility [Line Items] Borrowings, fixed interest rate Long-term Debt, Percentage Bearing Fixed Interest, Amount Weighted-average fixed interest rate Long-term Debt, Percentage Bearing Fixed Interest, Percentage Rate Borrowings, floating interest rate Long-term Debt, Percentage Bearing Variable Interest, Amount Weighted-average floating interest rate Long-term Debt, Percentage Bearing Variable Interest, Percentage Rate Maximum borrowing capacity Line of Credit Facility, Maximum Borrowing Capacity Debt outstanding Long-term Debt, Gross Remaining borrowing capacity Line of Credit Facility, Remaining Borrowing Capacity Maximum borrowing capacity potential increase (up to) Line Of Credit Facility, Accordion Feature Line Of Credit Facility, Accordion Feature Credit facility borrowings LIBOR rate plus Debt Instrument, Basis Spread on Variable Rate Unused commitment fee annual rate Line of Credit Facility, Unused Capacity, Commitment Fee Percentage Letters of credit outstanding Letters of Credit Outstanding, Amount Repayments of debt Repayments of Long-term Debt Stated interest rate Debt Instrument, Interest Rate, Stated Percentage Estimated fair value of debt Long-term Debt, Fair Value Notional value Derivative, Notional Amount Derivative instruments, asset position, fair value Derivative Asset, Fair Value, Gross Asset Derivative instruments, liability position, fair value Derivative Liability, Fair Value, Gross Liability Unrealized gain (loss) on derivative instruments Other Comprehensive Income (Loss), Cash Flow Hedge, Gain (Loss), after Reclassification and Tax Reclassification of gain (loss) from AOCI to interest expense Other Comprehensive Income (Loss), Cash Flow Hedge, Gain (Loss), Reclassification, before Tax Expected reclassifications in next 12 months Interest Rate Cash Flow Hedge Gain (Loss) to be Reclassified During Next 12 Months, Net Share-based Payment Arrangement, Expensed and Capitalized, Amount [Table] Share-based Payment Arrangement, Expensed and Capitalized, Amount [Table] Equity Components [Axis] Equity Components [Axis] Equity Component [Domain] Equity Component [Domain] Title of Individual [Axis] Title of Individual [Axis] Title of Individual [Domain] Title of Individual [Domain] Officer Officer [Member] Employee Employee [Member] Employee [Member] Award Type [Axis] Award Type [Axis] Award Type [Domain] Award Type [Domain] Restricted common shares Restricted Stock [Member] Performance-based shares Performance Shares [Member] LTIP units Long Term Incentive Partnership Units [Member] Long term incentive partnership units. LTIP Class B units Long Term Incentive Partnership Units Class B [Member] Long Term Incentive Partnership Units Class B [Member] Award Date [Axis] Award Date [Axis] Award Date [Domain] Award Date [Domain] December 13, 2013 December 2013 [Member] December 2013 [Member] December 2013 - Tranche 1 December 2013 - Tranche 1 [Member] December 2013 - Tranche 1 [Member] December 2013 - Tranche 2 December 2013 - Tranche 2 [Member] December 2013 - Tranche 2 [Member] December 2013 - Tranche 3 December 2013 - Tranche 3 [Member] December 2013 - Tranche 3 [Member] February 4, 2014 February 2014 [Member] February 2014 [Member] February 11, 2015 February 2015 [Member] February 2015 [Member] July 27, 2015 July 2015 [Member] July 2015 [Member] February 10, 2016 February 2016 [Member] February 2016 [Member] February 15, 2017 February 2017 [Member] February 2017 [Member] February 14, 2018 February 2018 [Member] [Member] February 2018 [Member] February 13, 2019 February 2019 Award [Member] February 2019 Award [Member] Employee Service Share-based Compensation, Allocation of Recognized Period Costs [Line Items] Share-based Payment Arrangement, Expensed and Capitalized, Amount [Line Items] Share-Based Compensation Plan (Textual) [Abstract] Share Based Compensation Plan (Textual) [Abstract] Share based compensation plan. 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 Share-based Payment Arrangement, Expense Total unrecognized compensation expense Share-based Payment Arrangement, Nonvested Award, Cost Not yet Recognized, Amount Period over which compensation expense is expected to be recognized Share-based Payment Arrangement, Nonvested Award, Cost Not yet Recognized, Period for Recognition Awards granted (in shares) Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award, Equity Instruments Other than Options, Grants in Period Estimated shares expected to vest, percent ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAward,Estimated Shares Expected to Vest ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAward,Estimated Shares Expected to Vest Awards vested (in shares) Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award, Equity Instruments Other than Options, Vested in Period Shares issued for awards vested (in shares) Stock Issued During Period, Shares, Restricted Stock Award, Net of Forfeitures 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. Business Combinations [Abstract] Total revenues Business Acquisition, Pro Forma Revenue Operating income (loss) Business Acquisition, Pro Forma Operating Income (Loss) Business Acquisition, Pro Forma Operating Income (Loss) Net income (loss) attributable to common shareholders Business Acquisition, Pro Forma Net Income (Loss) Net income (loss) per share available to common shareholders — basic (in usd per share) Business Acquisition, Pro Forma Earnings Per Share, Basic Net income (loss) per share available to common shareholders — diluted (in usd per share) Business Acquisition, Pro Forma Earnings Per Share, Diluted SEC Schedule, 12-28, Real Estate Companies, Investment in Real Estate and Accumulated Depreciation Disclosure [Abstract] Schedule III, Real Estate and Accumulated Depreciation SEC Schedule, 12-28, Real Estate Companies, Investment in Real Estate and Accumulated Depreciation Disclosure [Text Block] Schedule of Business Acquisitions, by Acquisition [Table] Schedule of 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Business Acquisition [Line Items] Business Acquisition [Line Items] Common shares of beneficial interest, par value (usd per share) Common Stock, Par or Stated Value Per Share 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 stock, dividend rate, percentage Preferred Stock, Dividend Rate, Percentage 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 Business Combination, Consideration Transferred Equity interests issued (in shares) Business Acquisition, Equity Interest Issued or Issuable, Number of 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 Decrease to fair value of investment in hotel properties Business Combination, Provisional Information, Initial Accounting Incomplete, Adjustment, Real Estate Investment Property, Net Business Combination, Provisional Information, Initial Accounting Incomplete, Adjustment, Real Estate Investment Property, Net Decrease to intangible assets Business Combination, Provisional Information, Initial Accounting Incomplete, Adjustment, Intangibles Increase to prepaid expenses and other assets peb_BusinessCombinationProvisionalInformationInitialAccountingIncompleteAdjustmentPrepaidExpensesandOtherAssets peb_BusinessCombinationProvisionalInformationInitialAccountingIncompleteAdjustmentPrepaidExpensesandOtherAssets Decrease to accounts payable and accrued expenses Business Combination, Provisional Information, Initial Accounting Incomplete, Adjustment, Accounts Payable And Accrued Expenses Business Combination, Provisional Information, Initial Accounting Incomplete, Adjustment, Accounts Payable And Accrued Expenses Depreciation expense Cost, Depreciation and Amortization 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 Real Estate Investment Trust Distributions [Table] Real Estate Investment Trust Distributions [Table] Real Estate Investment Trust Distributions [Table] Series C Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares Series C Preferred Stock [Member] Series D Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares Series D Preferred Stock [Member] Series F Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares Real Estate Investment Trust Distributions [Line Items] Real Estate Investment Trust Distributions [Line Items] [Line Items] for Real Estate Investment Trust Distributions [Table] Ordinary non-qualified income (in usd per share) Ordinary Non-Qualified Income Per Share Ordinary Non-Qualified Income Per Share Ordinary non-qualified income, percent Percentage of Ordinary Non-Qualified Income Percentage of Ordinary Non-Qualified Income Qualified dividend (in usd per share) Qualified Dividend per Share Qualified Dividend per Share Qualified dividend, percent Percentage of Qualified Dividend Percentage of Qualified Dividend Capital gain (in usd per share) Capital Gain Per Share Capital Gain Per Share Capital gain, percent Percentage of Capital Gain Percentage of Capital Gain Return of capital (in usd per share) Return of Capital Per Share Return of Capital Per Share Return of capital, percent Percentage of Return of Capital Percentage of Return of Capital Total (in usd per share) Distributions Paid Per Share on a Tax Basis Distributions Paid Per Share on a Tax Basis Total, percent Percentage of Distributions Paid on a Tax Basis Percentage of Distributions Paid on a Tax Basis Distributions declared, treated as distributions for taxes in next year (in usd per share) Distributions Declared, Treated As Distributions For Tax Purposes In Next Year Distributions Declared, Treated As Distributions For Tax Purposes In Next Year Income Statement [Abstract] Statement [Table] Statement [Table] 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] Statement [Line Items] Statement [Line Items] Revenues Revenues [Abstract] Total revenues Revenue from Contract with Customer, Excluding Assessed Tax 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 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 Other operating Gain (Loss) on Sale of Properties, before Applicable Income Taxes (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), Including Portion Attributable to Noncontrolling Interest 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) Other comprehensive income (loss): Other Comprehensive Income (Loss), Net of Tax [Abstract] Unrealized gain (loss) on derivative instruments 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 2020 Long-term Debt, Maturities, Repayments of Principal in Next Twelve Months 2021 Long-term Debt, Maturities, Repayments of Principal in Year Two 2022 Long-term Debt, Maturities, Repayments of Principal in Year Three 2023 Long-term Debt, Maturities, Repayments of Principal in Year Four 2024 Long-term Debt, Maturities, Repayments of Principal in Year Five Thereafter Long-term Debt, Maturities, Repayments of Principal after Year Five Total debt principal payments Mortgage loan premiums and deferred financing costs Debt Instrument, Unamortized Discount (Premium) and Debt Issuance Costs, Net Total debt Long-term Debt 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 Number Of Guest Rooms Total number of guest rooms. Noncontrolling Interest [Table] Noncontrolling Interest [Table] 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 Schedule of Stock by Class [Table] Schedule of Stock by Class [Table] Class of Stock [Line Items] Class of Stock [Line Items] Preferred stock, outstanding (in shares) Preferred Stock, Shares Outstanding Dividend per share/unit (in usd per share) Preferred Stock, Dividends Per Share, Declared Commitments and Contingencies Disclosure [Abstract] Schedule of Hotels Subject to Leases Lessee, Leases [Table Text Block] Lessee, Leases [Table Text Block] Schedule of Maturity of Operating Lease Liabilities Lessee, Operating Lease, Liability, Maturity [Table Text Block] Schedule of Future Minimum Annual Rental Payments For Operating Leases, Prior to Adoption of ASC 842 Schedule of Future Minimum Rental Payments for Operating Leases [Table Text Block] Schedule of Future Minimum Annual Rental Payments For Capital Leases, Prior to Adoption of ASC 842 Schedule of Future Minimum Lease Payments for Capital Leases [Table Text Block] Statement of Financial Position [Abstract] ASSETS Assets [Abstract] Investment in hotel properties, net Ground lease asset, net Intangible Assets, Net (Excluding Goodwill) Cash and cash equivalents Cash and Cash Equivalents, at Carrying Value Restricted cash Restricted Cash and Cash Equivalents Hotel receivables (net of allowance for doubtful accounts of $738 and $526, respectively) Accounts Receivable, after Allowance for Credit Loss Prepaid expenses and other assets Prepaid Expense and Other Assets Total assets Assets LIABILITIES AND EQUITY Liabilities and Equity [Abstract] Debt Accounts payable and accrued expenses Accounts Payable and Accrued Liabilities Deferred revenues Contract with Customer, Liability Accrued interest Interest Payable Distribution payable Dividends Payable Total liabilities Liabilities Commitments and contingencies (Note 11) Commitments and Contingencies Shareholders’ equity: Stockholders' Equity, Including Portion Attributable to Noncontrolling Interest [Abstract] Preferred shares of beneficial interest, $.01 par value (liquidation preference $510,000 at December 31, 2019 and at December 31, 2018), 100,000,000 shares authorized; 20,400,000 shares issued and outstanding at December 31, 2019 and December 31, 2018 Preferred Stock, Value, Issued Common shares of beneficial interest, $.01 par value, 500,000,000 shares authorized; 130,484,956 issued and outstanding at December 31, 2019 and 130,311,289 issued and outstanding at December 31, 2018 Common Stock, Value, Issued Additional paid-in capital Additional Paid in Capital Accumulated other comprehensive income (loss) Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income (Loss), Net of Tax Distributions in excess of retained earnings Accumulated Distributions in Excess of Net Income Total shareholders’ equity Stockholders' Equity Attributable to Parent Non-controlling interests Stockholders' Equity Attributable to Noncontrolling Interest Total equity Stockholders' Equity, Including Portion Attributable to Noncontrolling Interest Total liabilities and equity Liabilities and Equity Schedule of Disaggregation of Revenue Revenue from External Customers by Geographic Areas [Table Text Block] Schedule III - Real Estate and Accumulated Depreciation (Reconciliation of Real Estate) [Abstract] Schedule III - Real Estate and Accumulated Depreciation (Reconciliation of Real Estate) [Abstract] Reconciliation of Real Estate: SEC Schedule, 12-28, Real Estate Companies, Investment in Real Estate [Roll Forward] Beginning balance SEC Schedule, 12-28, Real Estate Companies, Investment in Real Estate, Gross Acquisitions SEC Schedule, 12-28, Real Estate Companies, Investment in Real Estate, Other Acquisition Capital expenditures SEC Schedule, 12-28, Real Estate Companies, Investment in Real Estate, Improvements Disposal of Assets SEC Schedule, 12-28, Real Estate Companies, Investment in Real Estate, Cost of Investment in Real Estate Sold Other SEC Schedule, 12-28, Real Estate Companies, Investment in Real Estate, Other Deduction Ending balance Reconciliation of Accumulated Depreciation: SEC Schedule, 12-28, Real Estate Companies, Investment in Real Estate, Accumulated Depreciation [Roll Forward] Beginning balance SEC Schedule, 12-28, Real Estate Companies, Investment in Real Estate, Accumulated Depreciation Depreciation SEC Schedule, 12-28, Real Estate Companies, Investment in Real Estate, Accumulated Depreciation, Depreciation Expense Disposal of Assets SEC Schedule, 12-28, Real Estate Companies, Investment in Real Estate, Accumulated Depreciation, Investment in Real Estate Sold Ending balance Aggregate cost of properties for federal income tax purposes SEC Schedule, 12-28, Real Estate Companies, Investment in Real Estate, Federal Income Tax Basis Accounting Policies [Abstract] Summary of Significant Accounting Policies Significant Accounting Policies [Text Block] LaSalle Hotel Properties 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] Common Shares Common Stock, Number of Shares, Par Value and Other Disclosures [Abstract] Common shares of beneficial interest, authorized (in shares) Common Stock, Shares Authorized Share repurchase program, authorized amount Stock Repurchase Program, Authorized Amount Share repurchased (in 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] Preferred shares of beneficial interest, authorized (in shares) Preferred Stock, Shares Authorized Preferred shares of beneficial interest, par value (usd per share) Preferred Stock, Par or Stated Value Per Share Equity interests issued (in shares) 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) Common Stock, Shares, Outstanding Total revenues Net income (loss) attributable to the Company Net income (loss) attributable to common shareholders Statement of Stockholders' Equity [Abstract] Preferred Shares Additional Paid-In Capital Additional Paid-in Capital [Member] Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income (Loss) AOCI Attributable to Parent [Member] Distributions in Excess of Retained Earnings Accumulated Distributions in Excess of Net Income [Member] Total Shareholders' Equity Parent [Member] Non-Controlling Interests Noncontrolling Interest [Member] Increase (Decrease) in Stockholders' Equity [Roll Forward] Increase (Decrease) in Stockholders' Equity [Roll Forward] Preferred stock, beginning balance (in shares) Common stock, beginning balance (in shares) Beginning balance Issuance of shares, offering costs Adjustments to Additional Paid in Capital, Stock Issued, Issuance Costs Issuance of shares, net of offering costs (in shares) Stock Issued During Period, Shares, New Issues Issuance of shares, net of offering costs Stock Issued During Period, Value, New Issues Issuance of operating partnership units Noncontrolling Interest, Increase from Subsidiary Equity Issuance Issuance of common shares for Board of Trustees compensation (in shares) Number Of Shares Issued For Board Of Trustees Compensation Number of shares issued for board of trustees compensation. Issuance of common shares for Board of Trustees compensation Share Value Issued For Board Of Trustees Compensation Share value issued for board of trustees compensation. 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Francisco on Union Square [Member] Villa Florence San Francisco on Union Square [Member] Hotel Vitale Hotel Vitale [Member] Hotel Vitale [Member] The Marker San Francisco The Marker San Francisco [Member] The Marker San Francisco [Member] Hotel Spero Hotel Spero [Member] Hotel Spero [Member] Chaminade Resort & Spa Chaminade Resort & Spa [Member] Chaminade Resort & Spa [Member] Harbor Court Hotel San Francisco Harbor Court Hotel San Francisco [Member] Harbor Court Hotel San Francisco [Member] Viceroy Santa Monica Hotel Viceroy Santa Monica Hotel [Member] Viceroy Santa Monica Hotel [Member] Le Parc Suite Hotel Le Parc Suite Hotel [Member] Le Parc Suite Hotel [Member] Montrose West Hollywood Montrose West Hollywood [Member] Montrose West Hollywood [Member] Chamberlain West Hollywood Hotel Chamberlain West Hollywood Hotel [Member] Chamberlain West Hollywood Hotel [Member] Grafton on Sunset Grafton on Sunset [Member] Grafton on Sunset [Member] The Westin Copley Place, Boston The Westin Copley Place, Boston [Member] The Westin Copley Place, Boston [Member] The Liberty, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Boston The Liberty, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Boston [Member] The Liberty, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Boston [Member] Hyatt Regency Boston Harbor Hyatt Regency Boston Harbor [Member] Hyatt Regency Boston Harbor [Member] Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square [Member] Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square [Member] George Hotel George Hotel [Member] George Hotel [Member] Mason & Rook Hotel Mason & Rook Hotel [Member] Mason & Rook Hotel [Member] Donovan Hotel Donovan Hotel [Member] Donovan Hotel [Member] Paradise Point Resort & Spa Paradise Point Resort & Spa [Member] Paradise Point Resort & Spa [Member] Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter [Member] Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter [Member] Solamar Hotel Solamar Hotel [Member] Solamar Hotel [Member] L'Auberge Del Mar L'Auberge Del Mar [Member] L'Auberge Del Mar 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