Inspector Picks: 6 Luxurious Lodgings in Portland, Oregon
Updated: April 27, 2023
Courtesy of The Benson Hotel, a Coast Hotel
The Benson Portland, Curio Collection by Hilton
309 S.W. Broadway
AAA Inspector 31: I find myself just wanting to sit and reflect on the elegant craftsmanship and architectural details of this must-see lobby.
This landmark hotel in the heart of the city offers many upscale appointments. Most guest rooms have pillow-top or memory-foam mattresses and a few have custom-made 8-foot king-size beds. Ornate, molded-plaster ceilings, Austrian crystal chandeliers, Italian marble floors and Circassian walnut woodwork from Russia are among the standout decorative elements of this 1912 hotel. Book Now
Courtesy of Kimpton Hotel Monaco Portland
The Royal Sonesta Portland Downtown
506 S.W. Washington St.
AAA Inspector 31: I snicker when I note my pet's name on our reservation. Upon arrival, my furry companion is given some well-deserved special attention.
Most guest rooms are larger than normal and all feature an eclectic décor with bright colors. The bird-themed wallpaper is sure to make you smile. Book Now
Kimpton RiverPlace Hotel
1510 S.W. Harbor Way.
AAA Inspector 31: One of my favorite features is the proximity to a waterfront park, walking paths along the river and a wonderful marina.
The restaurant and bar areas have patios overlooking the river walk. Guest rooms reflect a contemporary design style; many offer a view of the Willamette River and marina. Book Now
The Nines, A Luxury Collection Hotel
525 S.W. Morrison St.
AAA Inspector 31: Located on an upper floor of this historic building in a light-filled atrium area, I find this upscale lobby with trendy artwork to be a hidden gem.
Within walking distance of many downtown destinations, this luxury hotel occupies the upper floors of the landmark Meier & Frank Building. The public areas house a world-class contemporary art collection. Guest rooms are refined and classically chic. Book Now
Portland Harbor Hotel
468 Fore St.
AAA Inspector 87: I love the convenient location near so many outstanding restaurants and boutique shops.
This property has a 19th-century vibe but with modern amenities and luxury comforts. Enjoy the greenery on the lovely patio and the cozy fire pit on chilly evenings. The hotel's plush guest rooms and upscale touches appeal to both business and leisure travelers. Book Now
614 S.W. 11th Ave.
AAA Inspector 31: A former Elks Lodge, this hotel has impressive meeting rooms worth peeking at. I always wonder what tales these walls could tell.
This property graciously combines historic charm and contemporary, upscale conveniences. Some guest rooms and suites boast fireplaces or rooftop terraces affording sweeping views of downtown. Book Now