10 Best Family-Friendly Hotels in Portland, Oregon

Don't let family vacation time intimidate you; travel with the whole crew and stay at a family friendly hotel in Portland, Oregon. Looking to spend time in the company of your kids or relatives without sacrificing privacy with your spouse? Try one of the hotels where every single room is a suite like one of the Residence Inn properties or the downtown Embassy Suites.

Want to be in the middle of the action? Then stay right in the heart of Portland is the Hilton Portland. Staying there will put you close to Pioneer Square and Directors Park. Maybe you love to shop and should consider staying near a premiere shopping area like NW 23rd Street at Holiday Inn Express Portland Downtown in Portland or Silver Cloud Inn.

Love unique amenities try Hotel Lucia where they will deliver Salt and Straw ice cream right to your room. Over at Hotel Monaco or Hotel Vintage your child gets their own special robe and an in room teddy bear. 

As you drink in the skyline and the city's sights and sounds, let the whole family create and share the memories from your visit to Portland. Family friendly hotels can help remove some of the stress of a group trip so you can focus on time with your loved ones.


Residence Inn by Marriott is always a good place to stay and this location near the Lloyd center is within walking distance to the Oregon Convention Center. They have an outdoor pool and hot tub that is open seasonally. Everyday you can enjoy a complimentary hot breakfast buffet and twice a week there is a manager's reception. The hotel also has free parking and free wifi. All the rooms are suites with plenty of space with full kitchens. The hotel also has a fitness room with cardio machines and free weights. They also offer a sports court where families can enjoy tennis or basketball.

Recommended for Family-Friendly Hotels because: This Residence Inn offers suites and free amenities like free parking for families trying to cut costs.

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Lucia Hotel is located in the heart of Portland and prides itself on meeting any whimsical fancy. Their amenities are unlike any other in Portland. In addition to the standard amenities they offer an assortment of luxury amenities in all 127 rooms. From their extensive pillow menu, bathrobes, ice cream delivery, or their iPod service pre-loaded with your favorite type of music they offer it all. Even your pet will be pampered with amenities like a pet bed, bowls, a toy, and a tasty treat. Accessible accommodations are available for persons with disabilities. They also have a fitness center with a spa and a business center.

Recommended for Family-Friendly Hotels because: Families will love all the extra amenities, especially the ice cream room delivery!

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Silver Cloud Inn Portland hotel is located adjacent to the Nob Hill shopping district featuring a variety of Portland's finest boutiques, shops, nightlife and restaurants. Nearby Forest Park offers hiking and biking trails. Amenities included complimentary daily breakfast, hosted Tuesday guest reception, free parking, a mid week corporate local area van shuttle, and complimentary high speed wireless Internet access covering the entire hotel. The hotel also has a fitness center. Kids will enjoy the always full bowl of candy in the lobby and the blueberry waffles at breakfast. For larger families they offer double queen rooms which also have a sleeper sofa.

Recommended for Family-Friendly Hotels because: Silver Cloud in has rooms that can accommodate 6 and the location is fabulous.

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Part of the national Hilton chain of hotels, Embassy Suites offers much for the hotel guests' dollar. Rooms are larger than adequate and feature premium bedding. Furnishings include ergonomic chairs, sofa beds and desks. All rooms are suites and you have a choice of two beds or one. Recreational amenities include an indoor pool, fitness facility and sauna. There is also a game room. A complimentary breakfast is served for guests on a daily basis and complimentary drinks and snacks for two hours every night. Wireless internet is available in public areas and small meeting rooms and business services are available for corporate guests. This hotel is close to Waterfront park, the Saturday Market and Voodoo Doughnuts.

Recommended for Family-Friendly Hotels because: Embassy Suites offers free breakfast, an indoor pool, and a great location.

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Located on the banks of the Willamette River, Riverplace Hotel is one of Portland's most picturesque inns. The decor, heavy on wood, stone and earth tones, is decidedly Oregonian. The adjacent Riverplace Marina means that you can bring your boat. Many of the rooms feature panoramic views of the river and downtown. Located at the south end of Portland's Waterfront Park, the Riverplace has super easy pedestrian access to Portland's downtown greenway. The Main Stage of the Portland Blues festival, held the first weekend of July, is almost directly next to the hotel. Walk one mile north along the waterfront's continued park and one can find Portland's Saturday Market, open every weekend March through December. Riverplace features an on-site restaurant, Three Degrees Waterfront Bar and Grill. Its award-winning kitchen provides room service for hotel guests who would rather not go out at all.

Recommended for Family-Friendly Hotels because: Riverplace Hotel has large suits for families, a kid friendly dvd library and 24 hour room service.

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Holiday Inn Express Portland Downtown is located in the Historic Nob Hill Shopping District and Northwest Industrial Area of downtown. It is a short walk to the city's streetcar and bus lines which can take guests to the city's business and tourist attractions. Rooms at the Holiday Inn Express Portland Downtown come with cable television, coffee makers and free high-speed wireless Internet. Laundry service is available. All rooms feature premium TV programming, private baths and comfortable bedding, as well. The Holiday Inn Express Portland Downtown offers guests a free Continental breakfast and boasts that it has created the world's best cinnamon roll. Other hotel amenities include an indoor pool, hot tub and 24 hour fitness center and gift shop. The hotel also has business and meeting facilities, and a well-equipped business center. There are facilities for the disabled.

Recommended for Family-Friendly Hotels because: Holiday Inn Express has a free breakfast and is next to popular NW 23rd street.

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Hotel Monaco Portland is located in the heart of Portland, Oregon and many points of interest are within walking distance from the hotel. Each of the 221 rooms has a luxury bath with complimentary C.O. Bigelow toiletries and a bathrobe. Yoga kits are provided, along with instructions on the cable television. Also available are wireless Internet, desks, premium linens, and an honor bar with organic and eco-friendly products. Many amenities are available at the Hotel Monaco Portland including an on-site bar and a restaurant with kid options. The well-equipped fitness center offers an Aveda day spa. A complete business center, with conference and meeting facilities and high-speed Internet connection, is available for business travelers. Complimentary coffee is served each morning, and a wine hour is held every evening. Most importantly they have a kids program. They also will provide you with a child safety kit with outlet covers, toilet latches, and night-lights.

Recommended for Family-Friendly Hotels because: Hotel Monaco features a kids program in addition to the many other amenities they provide for families.

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Hilton Portland & Executive Tower consists of two buildings: the landmark Hilton Portland and the elegant Executive Tower. Situated in the heart of downtown, this hotel is surrounded by restaurants, tax-free shopping and entertainment venues. Walk a block from our hotel to the MAX Light Rail system for quick and easy access to popular Portland attractions. Stay active with complimentary access to the Hilton Athletic Club at Hilton Portland's main building. Work out using modern equipment in the exercise and yoga room, unwind in the steam room and sauna or freshen your tan. The athletic club also offers personal training and an indoor saline pool. At the Executive Tower there is another complimentary fitness center with a waveless indoor pool. Dine on classic American cuisine with family and friends in the casual Bistro 921 restaurant or savor Northern Italian cuisine created with the finest Northwestern ingredients at Porto Terra Tuscan Bar & Grill.

Recommended for Family-Friendly Hotels because: Hilton Portland has an indoor pool and in a good location downtown.

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Built in 1894, the Vintage Plaza is indeed a vintage hotel. But it's interior has been completely reconstructed with fully modern updates. The design is a celebration of Oregon wine country and the many vintners found there. Each room is dedicated to a local winery or vineyard and the hotel provides a nightly reception allowing guests to sample local wines while discussing them with the actual wine maker. With a four-star rating, the Hotel Vintage has all the amenities one would expect including 24 hour business and fitness centers and an award-winning adjacent restaurant. Families will love the "Forget It? We've Got It!" items the hotel has like curling irons, straightening irons, clothing steamers, sewing kits, humidifiers! Kids will especially love the special robes for them and the in room teddy bear.

Recommended for Family-Friendly Hotels because: Hotel Vintage is a nice place to stay with loads of amenities.

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The Residence Inn is a newer extended stay hotel in the Pearl District of Portland, Oregon. They offer spacious and modern studios, one- and two-bedroom suites with separate living and sleeping areas. Enjoy home cooked meals in your suite with the a fully equipped kitchen at your disposal, and will provide complimentary grocery delivery service to fill your refrigerator. Residence Inn also offers free hot breakfast every morning. If your extended stay is business related, you'll have excellent perks including free Internet access at your disposal. Our hotel also offers a modern fitness center with an indoor pool and an evening social hours during the week.

Recommended for Family-Friendly Hotels because: Residence Inn features lots of amenities perfect for vacationing families.

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