Located right on the edge of downtown on the Columbia River, Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Downtown/RiverPlace is an exceptional extended stay hotel perfect for business travelers on an extended assignment or soon-to-be Portlanders who need a place to stay while they look for more permanent digs. With all the amenities and comforts you need to feel right at home, Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Downtown/RiverPlace is a great option for your next (extended) trip to the City of Roses.
YOU SHOULD KNOW The riverside location of Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Downtown/RiverPlace has some epic views, but it can get chilly that close to the water - make sure you pack accordingly.
The suites at Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Downtown/RiverPlace (which include studios, 1-bedrooms, and 2-bedrooms) are bright and spacious, with plenty of room to spread out (the suites feature separate areas for dining, working, and sleeping). Each suite also features a full kitchen, complete with stove and dishwasher, which will help save money on food costs during your trip.
Don’t have time to make it to the grocery store? No worries! Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Downtown/RiverPlace offers free grocery delivery, which makes staying in and cooking a no-brainer.
The bathrooms are spacious, updated, and come equipped with all the necessities (like toiletries and a hairdryer) you’ll need during your stay.
The lobby Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Downtown/RiverPlace is bright, open, and airy, with plenty of seatings and individual nooks that are ideal for relaxing with a book or getting some work done.
Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Downtown/RiverPlace has an indoor pool and whirlpool that’s open from 5 am to 11 pm daily. Towels are provided, so no need to schlep your own down from your room.
The fitness center is large and well-stocked with plenty of free weights and cardio machines (which look out onto the pool area).
Enjoy a full hot breakfast in the dining area off the lobby (food is served buffet style), which is included with your room rate. For dinner, try PressPDX, Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Downtown/RiverPlace's on-site restaurant that specializes in casual American fare.
PressPDX offers a full beer and wine menu (they also offer espresso, if you need a little extra pep in your step).
It’s easy to navigate downtown Portland on foot and there’s a lovely walking path next to the river. Portland also has one of the best public transportation systems in the country, and plenty of bus stops and MAX stations are within walking distance. If you do decide to bring a car, it $35 per day for self-park (if you stay longer than 30 days, that price drops to $16).
Head to the trendy Division St. neighborhood and try Bollywood Theater (12-minute drive), a local favorite dishing up Indian street food that sometimes screens old Bollywood films (don’t leave without trying their samosas). If you want to stay downtown, try Lúc Lác Vietnamese Kitchen (17-minute walk), where you can sample from a large menu of Vietnamese-inspired small plates like La Lot (minced beef rolled in betel leaves) and Coconut Prawns.
If you’re in the mood for a beer, try Cascade Brewing Barrel House (8-minute drive), where you can sample their tart barrel beers (which are brewed in-house) along with an impressive selection of brews by the bottle. If a cocktail is what you’re after, head to Barlow (8-minute drive), a speakeasy inspired by the Jazz-Age known for their inventive cocktails (like the Candy Warhol, a vodka drink infused with rhubarb).
WHY WE LIKE IT
Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Downtown/RiverPlace offers spacious accommodations, a great location on the water, and all the amenities you need to settle down and enjoy a longer stay in the Portland area.