The Most Romantic Hotels in Portland, Oregon
The Sentinel has rooms available for every style | Courtesy of Sentinel / Expedia
Known for stunning views and a fantastic food scene, book a night away (or several) at these romantic hotels in Portland.
What makes a romantic trip? Picturesque scenery? Opportunities for a lovely night out on the town? Relaxed atmosphere? Portland offers all that and more. Nestled amid two rivers, with views of towering mountain peaks on all sides and temperate weather year-round, it’s hard to beat this underrated city for an ideal romantic escape.
Portland's White House Bed & Breakfast
Bed and Breakfast
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Each room in this decadently furnished, classic B&B offers a perfect romantic respite for you and your partner. Enjoy tasteful antique touches alongside modernized bathrooms, stocked with high-end shower products. Choose a room with a balcony overlooking the peaceful Irving neighborhood or courtyard. Alternatively, opt for a large soaking tub or two-person shower. Either way, you’ll be greeted in the morning with plates of fresh fruit-loaded crepes, flaky quiche and other breakfast offerings.
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Located blocks from Portland highlights Pioneer Square and Powell’s City of Books, you can complete a day of exploring with a night spent in luxury at this downtown hotel. Stream your music on the vintage-style Bluetooth radio in your suite, sip cocktails in the lounge, and enjoy a virtual 24/7 concierge to attend to your every query.
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This building, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and flawlessly decorated with art by Portland native David Hume Kennerly, will take your breath away at first glance. After enjoying a meal at one of Portland’s exceptional restaurants, or a perfectly buttery croissant from St Honoré Bakery across the street, there is nothing better than returning to your romantically appointed room, replete with luxurious bedding and postcard-worthy views of the city.
Kimpton Hotel Vintage Portland
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For the lovers keen to add eclectic flair to their romantic excursion, Kimpton Hotel seeks to be the perfect blend. Graffiti-inspired art and an adult game lounge are offered alongside classic romantic elements, such as soaking tubs and in-room spa offerings. Enjoy a night of eating and drinking at the Brewery Blocks, a short walk away.
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Walking into The Benson’s lobby is a romantic experience in itself, as you’re greeted by glistening chandeliers. The hotel dates back over 100 years. Take in the sweeping views of the city from your room, or swing downstairs with your partner for a succulent chateaubriand steak meal for two at El Gaucho. Don’t miss the daily sipping hour when you are treated to complimentary wine, spirits and craft beer in the Palm Court lounge.
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For the couple who loves fine dining, not only is Portland the place to be, but The Nines is the pinnacle of romantic getaway. This hotel, with its ideal downtown location, rainfall showers, and one-of-a-kind art in every room, is made complete by not one but two of Portland’s best restaurants on the premises. Indulge in the featured steak of the day at Urban Farmer, or dig into delicate, flavorful sushi rolls at Departure.
The Paramount Hotel
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If you’re looking to treat your love to old-school elegance, this hotel, with its splashing fountain display and city skyline backdrop, is a sure bet. Sink into the comfort of your perfectly furnished room, or swing downstairs to laugh over glasses of smooth whiskey and share plates of spiced sliders at Swine Moonshine & Whiskey Bar.
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Another stunning downtown hotel for any romantic, the Sentinel has rooms available for every style. Grab a suite with a massive balcony to impress your partner, or a more classic room with a cozy fireplace to cuddle up in front of. Don’t forget to explore the rooftop lounge on a warm evening or tuck into craft cocktails and small plates at JackKnife.
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At the Heathman, elegance and simplicity go hand in hand. Let yourself be swept back in time by the stunning facade, built in 1926, with a fascinating history hosting artists, entertainers, and writers. It’s known in particular for its library, a sweeping two-story room packed with nearly 3,000 books, all signed by their authors and former hotel guests, prize-winners and presidents among them.
These recommendations were updated on December 21, 2020 to keep your travel plans fresh.