Hotels near North Park Blocks
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It’s always nice to see what the locals do when traveling. Portland’s North Park Blocks are some of the original park areas of the town, being dedicated to the city in 1869 by Captain John Couch. These blocks are a great way to people-watch, but also relax and enjoy the weather. If your Portland adventure involves being downtown, you’ll definitely want to make time in your schedule to take a stroll through this green space.

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near North Park Blocks

Jupiter Hotel
Jupiter Hotel
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4.0
800 E Burnside St, Portland
from $127
Embassy Suites Portland-Downtown
Embassy Suites Portland-Downtown
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4.3
319 SW Pine St, Portland
from $140
La Quinta Inn & Suites Portland Airport
La Quinta Inn & Suites Portland Airport
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4.1
11207 Ne Holman St, Portland
from $84
Courtyard by Marriott Portland City Center
from $151
Hotel Eastlund
Hotel Eastlund
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4.5
1021 NE Grand Avenue, Portland
from $134
Kimpton Hotel Monaco Portland
Kimpton Hotel Monaco Portland
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4.3
506 SW Washington St, Portland
from $175
Portland Marriott City Center
Portland Marriott City Center
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4.2
520 Southwest Broadway, Portland
from $139
Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Downtown/RiverPlace
from $139
The Paramount Hotel
The Paramount Hotel
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4.5
808 SW Taylor St, Portland
from $124
Oxford Suites Portland - Jantzen Beach
Oxford Suites Portland - Jantzen Beach
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4.1
12226 N Jantzen Drive, Portland
from $89
More About Hotels near North Park Blocks...

Getting Active on Your Portland Visit

Over the years, the North Park Blocks evolved from a residential space to one that felt inviting to locals. Trees were planted and recreational areas were put in, making it more popular and giving it more character. The city was gifted with a full-size Shang Dynasty replica statue of elephants from Huo Baozhu, a Chinese businessman, and it was put in the North Park Blocks for children to interact with them.

Now, you can also find other appealing features here. The North Park Blocks have a basketball court, bocce ball court, play areas for the kids with fun rubberized surfaces, other statues and walking paths. Around the historical blocks you’ll find Portland landmarks including Powell’s City of Books, the Roseland Theater, Providence Park where the Portland Timbers soccer team play and Chinatown where the Lan Su Chinese Garden is located. A short walk away will find you walking along the Willamette River, browsing stalls at the Portland Saturday Market or standing in line for a bacon maple bar – or some other original combination – at VooDoo Doughnut.

Staying Near the North Park Blocks

The park blocks are surrounded by upscale condominiums, unique shops and restaurants, but it’s easy to find accommodations near these six relaxing blocks. Many of the hotels in downtown Portland are conveniently located and are easily within walking distance of the park blocks.

Trendy hotels nearby allow visitors to splurge a bit on luxury stays. The Hotel Lucia treats guests to delicious Pacific Northwest cuisine, local artwork and exceptional personalized service. The Hotel Vintage Plaza offers guests a boutique experience right in the middle of the action. It centers around locally-made wine and features an evening wine hour as well as other wine-related events year-round. Visitors can easily explore both downtown and the Pearl District from these accommodations.

Visitors on a budget can check into McMenamin’s Crystal Hotel, attached to the Crystal Ballroom. The rooms feature handmade and colorful headboards and exude a rock-and-roll feel. The hotel itself is pet-friendly and some rooms offer private baths and others offer shared private baths with other rooms. If you like to go out for a cocktail or see local shows, staying at McMenamin’s has both of these extras right on-site, so you don’t have to go too far or drive anywhere, necessitating a designated driver. The neighborhood is quite lively in the evening.

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