Housing in Portland can be hard to come by. For those people relocating to Portland who need a place to call home before they find their actual home, Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Hillsboro is the perfect solution. This property, which is built for extended says, has all the comforts of home and is within walking distance to restaurants, shopping, and a theater.
YOU SHOULD KNOW Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Hillsboro is on the outskirts of the Portland metro area in Hillsboro, so if you’re looking to stay in a trendy neighborhood, this probably isn’t the right property for you.
The rooms at Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Hillsboro (which include studios as well as one and two-bedroom suites) are bright and spacious. Each room comes equipped with a full kitchen (including a dishwasher!) and the suites have a separate living room area with a couch and TV.
One advantage Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Hillsboro has over a more permanent home? No internet bill. The wifi throughout the property, including in your room, is free.
The bathrooms at Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Hillsboro are pretty basic, but they do have plenty of counter space and the suite bathrooms are larger than you’d find at most hotels.
The lobby is pleasant, with a neutral color palette, a few comfy chairs, and a vending machine.
Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Hillsboro has a heated outdoor pool that’s open during the warmer months and a whirlpool you can enjoy year round.
The fitness center is open 24/7 and has plenty of cardio equipment and free weights.
A full breakfast is included in your room rate, which you can enjoy in the hotel's cozy cafe (try to grab a seat by the fireplace).
There’s no bar on-site at Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Hillsboro, but they do host weekly events in the lobby (called The Residence Inn Mix™) where they serve drinks.
Because Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Hillsboro is pretty far removed from most of the city, you’re going to want to bring a car. Parking is free.
Grab breakfast at La Provence Boulangerie & Patisserie (10-minute drive), a charming cafe that dishes up breakfast staples like omelettes and French toast alongside a drool-worthy pastry case filled with a variety of croissants, macarons, tarts, and other pastries. If you want to eat in Portland proper, Red Onion Thai Cuisine (22-minute drive) is an intimate Thai spot on trendy NW 23rd that has some of the best curries in the city.
If you want to stay in Hillsboro, try Copper River Restaurant and Bar (7-minute drive), where you can have your pick from a whopping 52 local craft beers on tap. If you want to enjoy a cocktail in a more happening part of the city, head to Pope House Bourbon Lounge (21-minute drive), a charming spot housed in an old Victorian in the lively Nob Hill neighborhood that makes what many consider the best Old Fashioned in town.
WHY WE LIKE IT
If you’re going to be staying for awhile, Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Hillsboro has everything you need to feel like you’re… well, staying in a residence. This is the perfect spot to stay awhile while you look for a more permanent home in the Portland area.