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Interactive Data Current Entity Filer Category Entity Filer Category Entity Small Business Entity Small Business Entity Emerging Growth Company Entity Emerging Growth Company Entity Shell Company Entity Shell Company Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding Current Fiscal Year End Date Current Fiscal Year End Date Document Fiscal Year Focus Document Fiscal Year Focus Document Fiscal Period Focus Document Fiscal Period Focus Amendment Flag Amendment Flag Property, Plant and Equipment [Table] Property, Plant and Equipment [Table] Property, Plant and Equipment, Type [Axis] Property, Plant and Equipment, Type [Axis] Property, Plant and Equipment, Type [Domain] Property, Plant and Equipment, Type [Domain] Buildings, land improvements, and building improvements Land, Buildings and Improvements [Member] Furniture, fixtures and equipment Furniture Fixtures And Equipment [Member] Furniture, fixtures and equipment. 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Hotel Palomar Los Angeles Beverly Hills Hotel Palomar LA-Westwood [Member] Hotel Palomar LA-Westwood [Member] Hotel Vitale Hotel Vitale [Member] Hotel Vitale [Member] Hotel Zeppelin San Francisco Hotel Zeppelin San Francisco [Member] Hotel Zeppelin San Francisco [Member] Solamar Hotel Solamar Hotel [Member] Solamar Hotel [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. Restricted cash Restricted Cash and Cash Equivalents 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 Organization Organization, Consolidation and Presentation of Financial Statements Disclosure [Text Block] Statement of Financial Position [Abstract] ASSETS Assets [Abstract] Investment in hotel properties, net Cash and cash equivalents Hotel receivables (net of allowance for doubtful accounts of $824 and $738, 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 March 31, 2020 and at December 31, 2019), 100,000,000 shares authorized; 20,400,000 shares issued and outstanding at March 31, 2020 and December 31, 2019 Preferred Stock, Value, Issued Common shares of beneficial interest, $.01 par value, 500,000,000 shares authorized; 130,563,226 shares issued and outstanding at March 31, 2020 and 130,484,956 shares issued and outstanding at December 31, 2019 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 Total liabilities and equity Liabilities and Equity Summary of Service Condition Restricted Share Activity Share-based Payment Arrangement, Restricted Stock and Restricted Stock Unit, Activity [Table Text Block] Performance-Based Equity Awards Methodology and Assumptions Schedule of Share-based Payment Award, Performance Shares, Valuation Assumptions [Table Text Block] Schedule of Share-based Payment Award, Performance Shares, Valuation Assumptions [Table Text Block] December 13, 2013 February 11, 2015 July 27, 2015 February 10, 2016 February 15, 2017 February 14, 2018 February 13, 2019 Schedule of Share-based Compensation Arrangement By Fair Value Component [Axis] Schedule of Share-based Compensation Arrangement By Fair Value Component [Axis] Schedule of Share-based Compensation Arrangement By Fair Value Component [Axis] Schedule of Share-based Compensation Arrangement By Fair Value Component [Domain] Schedule of Share-based Compensation Arrangement By Fair Value Component [Domain] Schedule of Share-based Compensation Arrangement By Fair Value Component [Domain] Relative Total Shareholder Return Relative TSR [Member] Relative Total Shareholder Return [Member] Absolute Total Shareholder Return Absolute TSR [Member] Absolute Total Shareholder Return [Member] EBITDA Comparison EBITDA Comparison [Member] EBITDA Comparison [Member] Relative and Absolute Total Shareholder Return Relative & Absolute TSR [Member] Relative & Absolute TSR [Member] Percentage of total award ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardPercentageofTotalAward ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardPercentageofTotalAward Grant date fair value by component ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardGrantDateFairValue ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardGrantDateFairValue Volatility Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award, Fair Value Assumptions, Expected Volatility Rate Interest rate Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award, Fair Value Assumptions, Risk Free Interest Rate Dividend yield Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award, Fair Value Assumptions, Expected Dividend Rate Equity Interest Type [Axis] Equity Interest Type [Axis] Equity Interest Issued or Issuable, Type [Domain] Equity Interest Issued or Issuable, Type [Domain] Preferred 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 Interest capitalized Interest Paid, Capitalized, Investing Activities Income taxes paid (refunded) 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 Business Acquisition [Axis] Business Acquisition [Axis] Business Acquisition, Acquiree [Domain] Business Acquisition, Acquiree [Domain] LaSalle Hotel Properties LaSalle Hotel Properties [Member] LaSalle Hotel Properties Operating partnership units Partnership Interest [Member] 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] Legal Entity [Axis] Legal Entity [Axis] Entity [Domain] Entity [Domain] 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 Common shares of beneficial interest, par value (usd per share) Common Stock, Par or Stated Value Per Share 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) Business Acquisition, Equity Interest Issued or Issuable, Number of 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) Allowance for doubtful accounts Accounts Receivable, Allowance for Credit Loss Preferred shares of beneficial interest, liquidation preference value Preferred Stock, Liquidation Preference, Value 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, issued (in shares) Common Stock, Shares, Issued Common shares of beneficial interest, outstanding (in shares) Summary of Supplemental Information to Statements of Cash Flows Schedule of Cash Flow, Supplemental Disclosures [Table Text Block]