Portland, Oregon is a popular destination in the Pacific Northwest due to its impressive architecture and engaging attractions. The city plays host to an NBA franchise, a variety of rose gardens and multiple museums. Portland's thriving music scene and top-flight theatrical performances entertain visitors throughout the year. The best way to start planning for a Portland vacation is to find a hotel near your favorite attractions.
The Benson Hotel is a luxury hotel in Portland that opened its doors in 1912. Each guest room at the Benson Hotel includes cable TV, large windows and an honor bar. The hotel provides robes, slippers and umbrellas for every guest to ensure guest comfort. The hotel's London Grill serves Sunday brunch along with breakfast, lunch and dinner in a business casual setting. Guests at this downtown hotel enjoy free access to a fitness center as well as complimentary Internet access.
309 SW Broadway
Portland, Oregon 97205-3794
Hotel deLuxe Portland
Guests choose from 130 queen and king guest rooms at the Hotel deLuxe Portland. The hotel offers amenities like a fitness center, a business center and room service available around the clock. Each guest room contains an in-room safe, organic coffees and teas, iPod stations and wireless Internet connectivity. Dog owners can order treats and meals for their dogs using the Hotel deLuxe doggie menu. The Marlene Dietrich Suite is a one-of-a-kind suite with an oak writing desk, a large circular bed and crystal lamps.
Hotel deLuxe Portland
729 SW 15th Ave.
Portland, Oregon 97205
Guests at the Jupiter Hotel enjoy amenities like free organic coffee, free Wi-Fi and eco-friendly soaps during their stays. The hotel's Doug Fir restaurant and club offers dine-in and room services and hosts rock bands each weekend. Jupiter Hotel guests looking for new hairstyles can book appointments with the stylists at Wack. The hotel's unique character is cemented with the Jackelope Tattoo Studio, a popular destination for rockers and young travelers looking for the perfect tattoo.
800 E. Burnside St.
Portland, Oregon 97214
Hotel Fifty offers 140 guest rooms and suites within minutes of Portland's Willamette River. Each guest room offers 42-inch plasma TVs, memory foam beds and bathrobes for travelers trying to relax. Hotel Fifty swapped out the standard AM/FM alarm clock with the Sharper Image Perfect Hotel Alarm Clock with MP3 dock. The 24-hour business center at Hotel Fifty features desktops, printers and fax machines available to guests. The H50 Bistro & Bar is an upscale dining establishment located in the Hotel Fifty.
50 SW Morrison St.
Portland, Oregon 97204
Nicholas Katers has been a freelance writer since 2006. He teaches American history at Carroll University in Waukesha, Wis. His past works include articles for "CCN Magazine," "The History Teacher" and "The Internationalist" magazine. Katers holds a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in American history from University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, respectively.
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