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Top Portland Historic Hotels

Quaint Private Cottage Apt. in Highly Desireable Area, Close to Everything
4.9/5Exceptional! (68 reviews)
Enjoyed my retreat

"My review is actually for the house rather than the apartment. The apartment renter needed some more time so Sue & Bob offered me the house instead at the same price since they would be away during my stay and it worked out great. I was able to relax in a quiet, peaceful setting with a beautiful ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

Quaint Private Cottage Apt. in Highly Desireable Area, Close to Everything
Cottage in Historic Irvington Neighborhood Near Convention Center and Shops!
4.9/5Exceptional! (26 reviews)
Cozy spot in great neighborhood

"My husband and I had a couple of nights in Ptown and enjoyed the cozy cottage and its great location very close to all that makes Ptown so fun: coffee shops, restaurants, shopping, etc. Really loved the morning run in the neighborhood, too. Definitely come back."…"

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2020

Cottage in Historic Irvington Neighborhood Near Convention Center and Shops!
Patio, Lawn, and pet Friendly
The price is $90 per night from Nov 22 to Nov 23
4.9/5Exceptional! (145 reviews)
Portland

"Great location and nice place"…"

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2020

Patio, Lawn, and pet Friendly

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Artful, Rustic Backyard Cabin-sustainable Ethic, Downtown 20 Min, 5-star Shower
4.7/5Exceptional! (26 reviews)
Homey and pleasant

"We enjoyed the short time spent in this lovely space. The home was cozy and filled with meaningful examples of family history. We loved the beautiful tiles throughout the place, inside (bathroom and floor), and outside on patio. The garden offered a wonderful view out the double doors, a bounty of ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2019

Artful, Rustic Backyard Cabin-sustainable Ethic, Downtown 20 Min, 5-star Shower
Uncork & Unwind at the Yamhill Flats: Suite 1
The price is $90 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27
4.7/5Exceptional! (16 reviews)
Wonderful location

"Property was nice, clean, and in a great location in downtown."…"

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2020

Uncork & Unwind at the Yamhill Flats: Suite 1
Mindful Heart Columbia River Gorge Forest Retreat
4.6/5Exceptional! (14 reviews)
SON VISIT

"NICE & QUIET.EVERYTING WAS IN GOOD WORKING ORDER"…"

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2020

Mindful Heart Columbia River Gorge Forest Retreat
The Benson, a Coast Hotel
4 out of 5
309 SW Broadway, Portland, OR
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The price is $101 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 29
4.6/5Exceptional! (1,683 reviews)

"The Benson is like being in a time machine to the Belle Epoque. The lobby is beautiful with its chandeliers, enormous mirrors and elegant staircase. The room, however, is straight from 2020 with its sleek design and beautifully updated bathroom."…"

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2020

The Benson, a Coast Hotel
Mark Spencer Hotel
3 out of 5
409 Sw 11th Ave, Portland, OR
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The price is $103 per night from Oct 31 to Nov 1
4.6/5Exceptional! (1,364 reviews)

"Friendly and attentive staff, comfortable room and great location!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2020

Mark Spencer Hotel
Live the Dream on the Lovely Willamette River
4.6/5Wonderful! (82 reviews)
Beautiful place

"Fantastic views from the big picture windows. Gorgeous back yard with hot tub. The plush robes and great bed and pillows made this space fantastic. You can spend hours just watching the squirrels and geese. It was very quiet, no traffic noise at all. The location is far enough away from the city ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2020

Live the Dream on the Lovely Willamette River
Sentinel
5 out of 5
614 SW 11th Avenue, Portland, OR
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The price is $161 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 29
4.6/5Wonderful! (996 reviews)

"Cool spot, loved the free beer at check in. Jake's grill was good too."…"

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2020

Sentinel
The Society Hotel
2.5 out of 5
NW 3rd Ave,203, Portland, OR
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4.5/5Wonderful! (397 reviews)
Hotel luxury at hostel price

"Ignoring the human elephant sleeping in the bunk above me, The Society Hotel's bunk room is possibly the nicest hostel I've ever stayed in (and I'm well seasoned). Some may be wary with 24 beds in a single room and triple towered beds, but you'd never know you were sharing with that many. The semi-private ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2018

The Society Hotel
The Heathman Hotel
4.5 out of 5
1001 SW Broadway, Portland, OR
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The price is $134 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 29
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,200 reviews)
Check in

"We had a rough check in, lobby is incredibly small and can not accommodate the amount of check ins while also hosting a private party in the library. Front desk offered literately everyone checking in a cold beer except for my group of 3, when asked it was met with clear annoyance. Valet was great ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2020

The Heathman Hotel
Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Downtown
4 out of 5
319 SW Pine St, Portland, OR
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The price is $127 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27
4.3/5Excellent! (1,166 reviews)

"Nice service. People working there are kind and helpful. No restaurant for COVID."…"

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2020

Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Downtown
The Nines, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Portland
5 out of 5
525 SW Morrison Street, Portland, OR
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $201 per night from Nov 22 to Nov 23
4.3/5Excellent! (990 reviews)

"It is always great to stay at The Nines. Their customer service is excellent, even during a pandemic."…"

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2020

The Nines, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Portland
Courtyard by Marriott Portland Southeast/Clackamas
3 out of 5
9300 SE Sunnybrook Blvd, Clackamas, OR
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The price is $94 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
4.3/5Excellent! (985 reviews)

"They are doing the best they can since they are in the middle of a remodel. Our room was very nice and updated. You have to enter through the back of the hotel, because the front is completely torn up. The staff at the front desk and cafe were super nice and inviting."…"

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

Courtyard by Marriott Portland Southeast/Clackamas
Park Lane Suites and Inn
2.5 out of 5
809 Sw King Avenue, Portland, OR
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The price is $79 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27
4.1/5Very Good! (1,265 reviews)

"It’s always clean and the amenities are great. I like being able to park my car in front of my room."…"

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2020

Park Lane Suites and Inn
PepperTree Inn
2 out of 5
10720 Sw Allen Blvd, Beaverton, OR
Free Cancellation
The price is $73 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 3
3.7/5Good! (996 reviews)

"I like how easy it is to fine. It is also close to where I need to go."…"

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2020

PepperTree Inn
Banfield Value Inn
2 out of 5
1525 NE 37th Ave, Portland, OR
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2.9/5 (423 reviews)

"The staff was friendly and it was a basic inexpensive motel situation."…"

Reviewed on May 19, 2020

Banfield Value Inn
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Guide to Portland Historic Hotels

When you go on a Portland getaway, it's easy to choose a modern hotel, or a chain you are familiar with. You may be used to your hotel having all the familiar amenities. However, staying in an in a more distinguished accommodation can enrich your holiday. Staying in a Portland historic hotel still gives you a well-appointed room that is also bustling with personality. Additionally, it allows you to surround yourself in Portland's past.

Something Old, Something New

A stay in one of these Portland historic accommodations can transport you to a bygone period right from the start. From classical architecture to locations steeped in the past, these surroundings will make you instantly get the sense like you have stepped into a history book. Luckily, you aren't required to live like the hotel's past occupants. While these lodgings may be vintage, they have most modern comforts to help you wind down during your stay. You'll discover rooms furnished with a cozy bed and just about anything you'll want for a wonderful getaway.

Once you have checked-in and had a look around your hotel, you can continue to take in this culturally-rich region by touring the prominent landmarks and art museums. If you love history, then you picked the right place. Portland has 4 historical buildings and sites nearby. After traveling places like Sunken Village Archeological Site (35MU4), Aubrey R. Watzek House, and Pioneer Courthouse you'll be able to write your own history book on Portland. Oh, and don't forget to squeeze in a visit to Portland Skidmore/Old Town Historic District. Looking for more things to do in Portland? You can read what fellow visitors thought were worth a visit in our comment section. You'll find 11842 recommendations in our comment section on great places to eat, more sightseeing opportunities, and what they loved most during their visit.

Your Portland Accommodation Is Waiting

If you desire to get the most out of your Portland visit, a stay in one of these vintage hotels will elevate your experience in this renowned city. Having 1431 of these one-of-a-kind lodgings to select from. Rates on these Portland historic hotels range from $73 to $201. You are sure to discover at a great rate. But, like the historical locations you're exploring, these deals won't last forever. Book soon to get a place in one of these distinctive properties.

Frequently asked questions

What can I expect on my historical trip to Portland?
Sights with historical relevance in Portland are probably at the top of your travel itinerary. Be sure to check out the array of shops and great live music while you’re here. You can also discover the area’s acclaimed art scene.
What's the best place to stay in Portland to learn about local history?
Based on our travel expertise, The Benson, a Coast Hotel is a top 4-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features free WiFi and a 24-hour health club. Fort Vancouver National Historic Site is a short 13-minute drive away. A couple of other options near historic sites include Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Downtown and Sentinel.
How many historically relevant hotels are there in Portland?
Portland is home to 1398 hotels and other accommodations bookable on Expedia, including 165 hotels designated as historic or close to historic sites.
What are the must-see historical places and other sights in Portland?
Portland is notable for landmarks like Old Church, Broadway Bridge, and Pittock Mansion. Known for its theaters and live music, cultural venues include Portland Art Museum, Keller Auditorium, and Roseland Theater. Other popular sights include Moda Center and Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
What is a historic hotel like in Portland?
Historic hotels give guests the opportunity to stay in a building that has been officially recognized with a national historic designation. Historic hotels throughout the world can take the form of castles, palaces or even pubs or old police stations — any building that’s been identified as being of special interest. These types of hotels in Portland often preserve original qualities like traditional architecture and period features in their communal spaces or guestrooms.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
They are quite similar. “Historic hotel” is more commonly used in the U.S., while you’ll often hear “heritage hotel” in Asia and Europe. Historic hotels tend to emphasize the physical building and architecture. Heritage hotels draw their meaning mainly from the place’s cultural value and how it inspired the surrounding community.
Do historic hotels in Portland have modern facilities?
Yes, every effort is made to preserve treasured traditions and historic facades, but interiors include modern conveniences and safety features. Visitors should expect the popular amenities you’d find in a hotel such as private rooms with updated bathroom facilities, heating and air conditioning, and free and fast Internet. When you book a historic hotel in Portland, it doesn’t mean you will stay in a place that’s uncomfortable for guests or simply rundown.

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