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LARGE Upstairs 2 Bed 2 Bath condo Creek View!
0.8 mi from Willamette University
The price is $105 per night from Feb 4 to Feb 5
LARGE Upstairs 2 Bed 2 Bath condo Creek View!
Large Creek View 2 Bedroom 2 Bath Condo Pets Welcome
The price is $105 per night from Jan 31 to Feb 1
2.5/5 (2 reviews)
Family time

"We needed a convenient location to meet and stay in Salem for a wedding. The area, even though downtown was clean and quiet."…"

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

Large Creek View 2 Bedroom 2 Bath Condo Pets Welcome
Birchwood Glen Townhome 1390 Chemeketa St Salem OR 97301
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4/5Very Good! (1 review)
Homey cottage feel

"If you like old architecture and classic detailing, you will like this place. Beautiful built ins with old world charm."…"

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2020

Birchwood Glen Townhome 1390 Chemeketa St Salem OR 97301
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New York Style Loft Located In A Historic Building In Downtown Salem, Oregon.
4.9/5Exceptional! (38 reviews)
What a lovely loft!

"Clean and inviting, it was so nice to escape to this charming loft! This was a mini writing retreat for me, and I was pleased that I came away writing more words in two days than I did all last month. It got my creative juices flowing, and I’m so grateful! We can’t wait to go back!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2020

New York Style Loft Located In A Historic Building In Downtown Salem, Oregon.
Experience the charm of living Downtown! Sterilized Like an Operating Room!
4.9/5Exceptional! (21 reviews)
Terrific stay in Salem

"The apartment is perfect. So clean, so nice, really quite charming. Add to that, all the dining options, shopping options within 3 blocks! And the riverfront park, best in the West?!? Would tip it to 5 stars by any measure. But that transient gal that screamed, sang and cried for an hour outside ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2020

Experience the charm of living Downtown! Sterilized Like an Operating Room!
The Grand Hotel - Salem
3.5 out of 5
0.4 mi from Willamette University
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $139 per night from Jan 31 to Feb 1
4.5/5Wonderful! (997 reviews)

"Every year for Christmas eve, i mak accomodstions somewhere in order to entertain my adult children for a small celebration. This was the first time using the Grand Hotel for this. It is now my "go to." Everthing about my stay was over the top, excellent!"…"

Reviewed on Dec 26, 2020

The Grand Hotel - Salem
Historic & Charming Salem Home W/mill Creek Views!
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5/5Exceptional! (21 reviews)
Beautiful and Comfortable Historic Home

"My husband and I stayed 2 nights at the Daniel S. Yoder home; gathering our adult children from north and south for a meal and holiday gift exchange. Jay was extremely hospitable and met us upon arrival. Gave us a tour and made sure we were connected to the wifi and had everything we needed. Our ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 31, 2018

Historic & Charming Salem Home W/mill Creek Views!
Salem: Beautiful Setting in Historic District! - near the Capitol & Willamette U
4.9/5Exceptional! (51 reviews)
Beautiful setting on creek

"Quiet neighborhood with nice outdoor setting."…"

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2020

Salem: Beautiful Setting in Historic District! - near the Capitol & Willamette U
Large Salem Townhome Close to Wineries & Parks!
0.6 mi from Willamette University
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4.7/5Exceptional! (21 reviews)
Great stay

"This was a great home base for our family for Willamette University Family weekend. Quick drive to the campus. The place was spotless and comfy. Lovely landscaping. Quiet area for our weekend stay."…"

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2019

Large Salem Townhome Close to Wineries & Parks!
Creekside View - Large 2 Bedroom 2 Bath Condo Over 1050 SF!
The price is $105 per night from Feb 10 to Feb 11
4.9/5Exceptional! (9 reviews)
Christmas in Salem

"We found this apartment to be exactly what we needed to spend a social distance holiday with our son. Very comfortable and nicely decorated. Had everything we needed to cook all meals. Beds very comfortable and warm. The river was high, so a constant rushing water sound lulled us to sleep each night. ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2021

Creekside View - Large 2 Bedroom 2 Bath Condo Over 1050 SF!
Large Condo With Creekside View Minutes From Downtown!
The price is $105 per night from Feb 14 to Feb 15
5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
quiet stay

"The back deck was worth the whole visit. It was next to Mill Creek, a lazy little creek that travels through Salem, so was a great place to have morning coffee, listen to the creek, watch the hummingbirds and enjoy the quiet. The Master bedroom bed was so comfortable. Communication with the property ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2020

Large Condo With Creekside View Minutes From Downtown!
240 State St NE Loft B Salem Oregon "TIGER STATION LOFTS"
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5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Great unit! Great & not so great location

"Only good things to say about the unit itself and the property manager, Angela. Being in the heart of downtown Salem was great for the purpose of my 19 day stay, but a little sketchy at night. Our car was broken into in the designated parking spot behind the building. (A first though, I was told) ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2021

240 State St NE Loft B Salem Oregon "TIGER STATION LOFTS"
240 State St NE Salem Oregon "TIGER STATION LOFTS"
Amazing location near Downtown
0.5 mi from Willamette University
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Amazing location near Downtown
Angry Owl Hideout in the Capital City of Salem Oregon with amazing views!
4.8/5Exceptional! (6 reviews)
Lovely!

"The Angry Owl is a quiet, comfortable and well designed little home. The kitchen is beautiful and fully stocked, there’s lots of storage space, a comfortable bed and a private outdoor patio. The homeowners are wonderful and Angela was very accommodating with our needs. We look forward to coming back ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2020

Angry Owl Hideout in the Capital City of Salem Oregon with amazing views!
Where's Waldo Wood Cabin
1.5 mi from Willamette University
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5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Cute little cabin

"My wife and I loved staying at the little cabin on Waldo. It has all the needed amenities and is located on a short drive to downtown. We highly recommend staying here if you are looking for a reasonable VRBO in Salem."…"

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2020

Where's Waldo Wood Cabin
Jefferson Garden Cottage
1.4 mi from Willamette University
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5/5Exceptional! (17 reviews)
Great Home Base in Salem

"This is the perfect place to stay while you’re in Salem. It’s close to downtown. Easy to find. House is very comfortable with a great sitting area out back. They thoughtfully supply toiletries, masks, even a bottle of wine!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 4, 2020

Jefferson Garden Cottage
Knights Inn Salem
1.5 out of 5
0.4 mi from Willamette University
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Knights Inn Salem
Hampton Inn and Suites Salem
2.5 out of 5
1.7 mi from Willamette University
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $105 per night from Jan 29 to Jan 30
4.7/5Exceptional! (563 reviews)

"Amazing hospitality the staff are so attentive and polite"…"

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2021

Hampton Inn and Suites Salem
Howard Johnson by Wyndham Salem
2 out of 5
0.9 mi from Willamette University
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $59 per night from Feb 9 to Feb 10
3.3/5 (996 reviews)

"Nothing i didnt like. Ut was great. They were very helpful when phoenix in salem was horrible ."…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Howard Johnson by Wyndham Salem
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Willamette University is located in a historic area of Salem known for its picturesque gardens. Salem is home to 47 hotels and other accommodations, so you can find something that's perfect for your stay.

Staying Near Willamette University

You can choose from 11 hotels and other accommodations within a mile of Willamette University, including these options:

  • The Grand Hotel - Salem: This 3.5-star hotel features free breakfast, a restaurant, and an indoor pool. Our customers like its bar and overall value.
  • Knights Inn Salem: Amenities at this 2.5-star hotel include free parking and cable TV. Our customers like its quiet location and clean, comfortable rooms.

Things to See and Do Near Willamette University

While you're in town visiting Willamette University, you can discover everything there is to see and do within a few miles of the area.

Bush House Museum, Bush Barn Art Center, and A.C. Gilbert's Discovery Village feature captivating exhibits. Sights like Salem First United Methodist Church and Union Street Railroad Bridge highlight some of the local culture. You can enjoy live performances at Elsinore Theater and L. B. Day Amphitheater.

If you want to see more of the surrounding area, you can plan a visit to Oregon State Capitol and Historic Deepwood Estate. Spend some time checking out Bush's Pasture Park, which is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Willamette University, or make a stop by Honeywood Winery, located 0.6 mi (0.9 km) away.

Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around Willamette University?
Willamette University is located in a historic area of Salem known for its picturesque gardens. If you’re looking for a convenient place to stay, check out the 20 hotels and other accommodations you’ll find within a mile.
Where is the best place to stay close to Willamette University?
The Grand Hotel - Salem is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3.5-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. It’s located just a short 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Willamette University. Other good choices close by include Knights Inn Salem, OR and Knights Inn Salem.
How many hotels will I be able to find near Willamette University?
Expedia has 20 hotels and other accommodations within a mile from Willamette University.
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near Willamette University, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most room reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you might still have the option to cancel and be given a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to view top deals close to Willamette University.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip in the area near Willamette University?
To find more details about rescheduling or cancelling your stay near Willamette University, click here.
What can I see and do near Willamette University?
You’ll want to browse the exhibits at Historic Deepwood Estate and Bush House Museum. You can enjoy live performances at Elsinore Theater and L. B. Day Amphitheater. Consider spending a leisurely afternoon outside at Bush’s Pasture Park, Salem Riverfront Park, or State Capitol State Park.
How can I get to Willamette University?
To venture out into the surrounding area, hop on a train at Salem Station. There may not be many public transit stops near Willamette University so consider renting a car to see more of the area.

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