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Portland, Oregon is one of the major cities of the American Northwest. It has a population estimated at almost 600,000 people, and although it is considered strictly urban, it has done more than many other cities to blend into the natural surroundings. Portland is considered one of the most environmentally sound cities in the United States, and the people are friendly and down to Earth. These and other attractions make it a popular destination for vacationers. Portland is set to deal with tourists by offering accommodations in several parts of the city in all budget-levels.

Portland, OR hotels can be found in three major areas of the city: downtown, near the convention center, and near the airport. For the most part, the ritzier hotels are found downtown. As an alternative to the traditional hotel, Portland bed & breakfasts are also offered in the city and the surrounding area. The downtown area is just west of the Willamette River, while the airport is about a 30 minute drive to the east. Since there are so many Portland, OR hotels, location is the first consideration that must be made. Downtown hotels are great for their waterfront views, but most business travelers choose a hotel near the airport or just over the river near the convention center. This location on the east side of the river is also great for those who are primarily in the city for an event at the Portland Rose Garden Arena.

Downtown Portland Hotels
The best downtown hotels are single-building private hotels and spas on the waterfront. If you are looking for something downtown but also watching your wallet, some of the standard chain hotels can also be found downtown. Some of the great downtown Portland, OR hotels include the following:

• Avalon Hotel and Spa
455 SW Hamilton Ct , Portland , OR 97239
(503) 802-5800

• Four Points by Sheraton – Portland
50 S.W. Morrison, Portland , OR 97204
(503) 221-0711

• Governor Hotel
614 SW 11th Ave , Portland , OR 97205
(503) 224-3400

• Hotel Deluxe
729 SW 15th Ave , Portland , OR 97205
(503) 223-6311

• Paramount Hotel
808 SW Taylor St , Portland , OR 97205
(503) 223-9900

• RiverPlace Hotel
1510 SW Harbor Way , Portland , OR 97201
(503) 228-3233

Portland Convention Center Hotels
Many hotels are available around the Portland Convention Center. If not within walking distance, many offer a free shuttle service. Most of these hotels are the familiar chain hotels preferred by many business travelers. The convention center area, however, does offer some hotels that are uniquely Portland, such as the following:

• Red Lion Hotel – Portland Convention Center
1021 NE Grand Avenue , Portland , OR 97232
(503) 235-2100

• Lion and the Rose Victorian Bed and Breakfast
1810 NE 15th Ave. , Portland , OR 97212
(503) 287-9245

• Portland ’s White House Bed and Breakfast
1914 NE 22nd Ave , Portland , OR 97212
(503) 287-7131

• McMenamin’s Kennedy School
5736 N.E. 33rd Ave. , Portland , OR 97211
(503) 249-3983

• McMenamins White Eagle Hotel
836 N Russell St , Portland , OR 97227
(503) 282-6810

Portland Airport Hotels
The Portland International Airport offers great deals and many choices for hotels. Even though it is a 30 minute drive from downtown, many visitors prefer to stay in this area. The hotels here tend to be more affordable and they are certainly more convenient if flying. Portland has a light rail called the TriMet MAX that is also a very convenient and affordable way to travel throughout the city. Here are some of the most popular hotels near the airport:

• Best Western Pony Soldier
9901 NE Sandy Boulevard , Portland , OR 97220
(503) 256-1504

• Courtyard by Marriott Portland Airport
11550 NE Airport Way , Portland , OR 97220
(503) 252-3200

• Hampton Inn
3039 NE 181st Avenue , Portland , OR 97230
(503) 669-7000

• Holiday Inn Portland Airport
8439 NE Columbia Blvd , Portland , OR 97220
(503) 256-5000

• Shilo Inn Airport
11707 NE Airport Way , Portland , OR 97220
(503) 252-7500

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