Mt Hood provides a scenic backdrop for this waterfront Marriott, set across from Tom McCall Waterfront Park and a riverfront promenade. Keller Auditorium is 4 blocks away and Pioneer Place is 8 blocks away. The Rose Garden is a mile and a half away. Japanese Gardens and the Oregon Zoo are about 2 miles away.
At Marriott Portland Downtown, amenities include a full-service 24-hour fitness center with locker rooms, cardio and strength-training equipment, free weights, and flat-screen TVs. The hotel also has a 30-foot indoor pool and a spa tub. The Marriott also offers complimentary in-room fitness options with equipment and videos supplied upon request.
A business center provides printing, faxing, and copying services, as well as high-speed wireless Internet access (surcharges). 24,000 square feet of meeting space is available for meetings, including an exhibit hall that accommodates 2,000 guests, with audiovisual equipment, and event catering. On-site dining options include regional specialties at Truss, Lobby Cafe and Bar, and Starbucks coffee and pastries to go at the coffee bar.
All 502 guestrooms offer pillow-top mattresses, down comforters (bedspreads), 32-inch plasma TVs with complimentary premium channels, alarm clocks, coffeemakers, and complimentary weekday newspapers. Many of the guestrooms offer step-out balconies that overlook the city or the Willamette River. Microwaves and refrigerators are available on request. Upon check-in, guests can request Marriott's Wired for Business service with high-speed Internet access and unlimited local and domestic long-distance calls for a daily fee.