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The Best Themed Hotels In Portland

Deanna deBara | April 27, 2018

Portland is a place with a lot of personality, and as a result, you’ll find hotels with a lot of personality, too--especially when it comes to themes.

Portland doesn’t shy away from making a statement with their hotels. Whether it’s a subtle nod to old Hollywood or a full-on rock-and-roll spectacle, here are the six best themed hotels in Portland to lend a little personality to your next stay.


Hotel deLuxe

Why it made the list

Hotel deLuxe is a hotel that screams old Hollywood glamour. Not only do they treat their guests like stars, but the walls and rooms of the hotel are adorned with a carefully curated collection of film stills from the 30s, 40s, and 50s, creating a vintage vibe that will leave you feeling like you stepped back into the golden age of Hollywood.

This retro-glam 1912 boutique hotel with its original chande Read More


Lion and the Rose Victorian B&B

Why it made the list

B&B’s, by nature, tend to have an old-school feel, but Lion and the Rose Victorian B&B Inn takes it to a whole new level. From the wicker furniture to the lace curtains to the floral everything, this property will have you feeling like you stepped in a time machine and stepped out in the Victorian era.

Oak and mahogany floors, original light fixtures, and a coff Read More


Caravan–The Tiny House Hotel

Why it made the list

Some hotels do it big, but at Caravan The Tiny House Hotel, it’s all about staying small. This hotel, which is actually a collection of an eclectic group of tiny houses, is the ideal getaway for people who want to immerse themselves in the tiny house culture.

In keeping with the artsy, idiosyncratic vibe of the surroun Read More


Heathman Lodge

Why it made the list

The Heathman Lodge brings the spirit of a cozy lakeside retreat to the Portland area (even though there’s no lake to be found). From the Douglas Fir exterior to the repurposed canoes and kayaks as decor, The Heathman Lodge takes the log cabin concept to the extreme.

Designed in the tradition of a grand mountain lodge—with Nat Read More


McMenamins Kennedy School

Why it made the list

Built in an abandoned elementary school, McMenamins Kennedy School will school you on what it means to take a themed hotel to the next level. From the chalkboards in the guestrooms (a relic from the property’s school days) to the movie theater in the auditorium to the cafeteria-turned-restaurant, McMenamins Kennedy School passes the test of what it means to do a themed hotel - and do it well.

In a renovated elementary school on the edge of a trendy Nor Read More


McMenamins Crystal Hotel

Why it made the list

There’s no hotel themed hotel that commits to their theme quite like McMenamins Crystal Hotel. Infused with plenty of leopard print and velvet, each of the guestrooms in this historic hotel is themed after an iconic song or artist that has graced the stage of The Crystal Ballroom, the property’s adjacent music venue, over its 100-year history.

Travelers who appreciate good music and good beer—especially Read More

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