$119 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Nov 21, 2014 Check-out: Nov 23, 2014

Courtyard by Marriott Portland City Center

3 stars
550 SW Oak Street, 550 SW Oak Street, Portland, OR 97204
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.2
out of 5
109 reviews
Weekend away with my wife

This hotel was fabulous. the staff was very friendly and efficient. I like that I can text the... See full review

  • Andy W
  • Sep 2, 2014
Excellent location and very comfortable

This was our first trip to Portland and we were happy to find that our research paid off. The... See full review

  • fklassen
  • Aug 10, 2014
Downtown hotel offers guests both convenience and luxury
The Courtyard by Marriott Portland City Center provides an excellent stay, whether guests come for business or pleasure. The Pearl District-area hotel offers nine meeting rooms for business guests and more than 5,300 square feet of meeting space. Experienced event planners are on-hand to ensure business guests have everything they need. The on-site restaurant, Mez on Broadway, provides locally grown fare, and the 249 spacious rooms include everything from flat-screen TVs to marble countertops.
Highlights
  • Gorgeous lobby with marble floor and spiral staircase
  • Mez on Broadway, a restaurant that offers local, organic fare
  • Business center with 5,300 square feet of meeting space
  • Free high-speed Internet access
Rooms
Whether guests are in Portland for business or pleasure, the spacious rooms at the Courtyard by Marriott Portland City Center includes top-notch amenities. Rooms feature luxury bedding, large desks, high-speed Internet access, flat-screen TVs and marble countertops. The hotel offers 238 rooms and 11 suites.
Features
With a spacious lobby that features an elegant spiral staircase and marble flooring, the Courtyard by Marriott Portland City Center offers sophistication from the first glimpse. Mez on Broadway restaurant, located on the second floor, offers local and organic ingredients and a comprehensive Oregon-based wine list. The restaurant also boasts a hip bar with a stunning view of the city. The 24-hour fitness center has many exercise machines, as well as flat-screen TVs.
Dining
Courtyard by Marriott Portland City Center may be located near many fine restaurants, but the airy Mez on Broadway offers a great in-house option. Much of the fare is organic and local, including organic chicken and filet mignon with Oregon blue cheese butter. The restaurant also offers many local wines, and the Lounge at Mez on Broadway features a lovely view and local spirits.
Transportation
  • Portland International Airport (10.1 mi/16.1 km)
  • 24-hour shuttle to airport (fees apply)
  • Walking distance to MAX stop
Attractions
  • Powell's Bookstore (0.4 mi/0.6 km)   
  • Rose Garden Arena (0.6 mi/1 km)  
  • Oregon Museum of Science & Industry (1.8 mi/2.9 km)
  • Portland Art Museum (2.6 mi/4.2 km)
  • Oregon Zoo (3 mi/4.8 km)
  • Pittock Mansion (3 mi/4.8 km)
  • Portland Japanese Garden (3.6 mi/5.8 km)
Business
  • 24/7 business center
  • Computers, copy, printing and fax service available
  • Nine business rooms offer 5,300 square feet of space
  • Catering for meetings and seminars
  • In-house audio-visual equipment available

Hotel Map

45.5216 -122.6767
Area served
Portland
Nearby airports
Portland International Airport, (PDX), 12.50, MI, SW;
Area description
City Center, Location Type: City

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Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
Air conditioned
No smoking rooms/facilities
Pet friendly
Elevators
Ice machine
Activities
Fitness Center
Exercise gym
Tennis
Water skiing
Horseback riding
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Continental breakfast
Restaurant
Coffee maker in room
Lounge
Room service
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Maid service
Laundry service
Guest laundromat
Express checkout
Laundry/Valet services
ATM/Cash machine
Security
Wake-up service
In-Room Safe
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Car rental desk
Barber shop
Barber/Beauty shop
FAX
Gift shop
Currency exchange
Drugstore
Florist
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Valet parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Room
Television with cable
Radio
Cordless phone
Phone with speaker
Telephone
AM/FM alarm clock
Free newspaper
Hairdryer in room
Outlet adapters
Cribs available
Temperature control
Shower
Iron
Ironing board

Nearby points of interest

  • Living Room Theater: 0.2 mi
  • Lan Su Chinese Garden: 0.3 mi
  • The Gerding Theater at Armory Building: 0.3 mi
  • Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall: 0.4 mi
  • Tom McCall Waterfront Park: 0.4 mi
  • Oregon Histrorical Society: 0.5 mi
  • Portland Art Museum: 0.5 mi
  • Ira Keller Fountain Park: 0.6 mi
  • Keller Auditorium: 0.6 mi
  • Hawthorne Bridge: 0.7 mi
  • PGE Park: 0.7 mi
  • Jeld-Wen Field: 0.7 mi
  • Rose Garden Arena: 0.8 mi
  • Peter W. Stott Center: 0.9 mi
  • Moda Center: 0.9 mi
  • Living Room Theater: 0.2 mi
  • Lan Su Chinese Garden: 0.3 mi
  • The Gerding Theater at Armory Building: 0.3 mi
  • Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall: 0.4 mi
  • Tom McCall Waterfront Park: 0.4 mi
  • Oregon Histrorical Society: 0.5 mi
  • Portland Art Museum: 0.5 mi
  • Ira Keller Fountain Park: 0.6 mi
  • Keller Auditorium: 0.6 mi
  • Hawthorne Bridge: 0.7 mi
  • PGE Park: 0.7 mi
  • Jeld-Wen Field: 0.7 mi
  • Rose Garden Arena: 0.8 mi
  • Peter W. Stott Center: 0.9 mi
  • Moda Center: 0.9 mi
  • Oregon Holocaust Memorial: 0.9 mi
  • Oregon Museum of Science and Industry: 1 mi
  • International Rose Test Garden: 1.4 mi
  • Portland Japanese Garden: 1.5 mi
  • Pittock Mansion: 1.9 mi
  • Hoyt Arboretum: 2.1 mi
  • Oregon Zoo: 2.1 mi
  • Washington Park: 2.1 mi
  • Portland Children's Museum: 2.2 mi
  • Laurelhurst Park: 2.5 mi
  • Bagdad Theatre: 2.6 mi
  • Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden: 3.6 mi
  • Mount Tabor Park: 4.1 mi
  • Chiles Center: 4.5 mi
  • St. Johns Bridge: 6.1 mi
  • Forest Park: 7.9 mi
  • Willamette Valley: 8.6 mi
  • Sauvie Island Wildlife Area: 15.1 mi
  • Columbia River Gorge: 15.9 mi
  • Oneonta Gorge: 29.5 mi
  • Mt. Hood Ski Bowl: 46.4 mi

Dining

The Original
A new kind of neighborhood eatery, The Original is a cultured yet casual, swank restaurant near Portland's Pearl District. Unique amongst Pearl District area restaurants in downtown Portland, The Original updates American favorites with a modern twist.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (109)

Ratings and reviews for Courtyard by Marriott Portland City Center

Overall score

4.3 / 5
5.01.0
16 out of 109
Amenities:
4.1
Room cleanliness:
4.7
Hotel staff:
4.6
Room comfort:
4.6
Location:
4.6
Value:
4.1

100% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
gmaandgpa
Business
Portland
Apr 15, 2013

downtown hotel

Very nice stay. Close to our wedding and the staff were stellar.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

Hop, skip and jump to lots of attractions in the downtown Portland area.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
College Tour Mother
Business
Washington
Apr 2, 2013

Perfect location

Downtown and right next to the light rail. Made getting around a breeze. Staff was very helpful. Knew where everything was and gave great directions. Valet parking for the car was great especially since we used liht rail all the time.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Lotus Nails and Spa
Business
Fircrest, WA, USA
Sep 7, 2011

Family getaway

It is good, I like this hotel. I give this hotel 4 *

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Courtyard by Marriott Portland City Center

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Portland OR
Jan 17, 2011

Awesome Downtown Portland Adventure!

Explored downtown Portland exercise amenities, shopping and socializing. Looked at relocation material and enjoyed the flavor of the community very much! The hotel was extremely gracious, clean and accomodating with an above average hotel work-out facility. Quiet. Great location within the down town area. Close to MAX light rail. 20 min. from airport.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

plan for great shopping with no sales tax and ship items to your home instead of carrying thru the airport!

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Big Sky Explorers
Business
Montana
Aug 13, 2010

Great hotel and location

Beautiful new hotel. Room was clean, comfortable and modern. Hotel is in a great location in the heart of Portland, near shops and restaurants. OMSI museum is a pleasant walk from the hotel. Highly recommend self-parking your car in the nearby garage (one block up).

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Had a delicious meal at Habibi restaurant near 10th.

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Review of Courtyard by Marriott Portland City Center

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Portland, ME
Jun 16, 2010

Family Reunion

Great service. Clean rooms, great view. Excellent location.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Bijou Cafe had a GREAT breakfast!

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Cindy music fan
Business
Coos Bay, Or
Mar 27, 2010

Great location and helpful staff

I chose the hotel because it was located near a concert venue. I was greated by friendly staff and assisted with the best way to get to the concert. The room was very clean with luxurious linens. I would definitely recommend this hotel.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Courtyard by Marriott Portland City Center

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Bellingham, WA
Mar 22, 2010

This Hotel Was Fantastic

The staff was very helpful. The breakfast at the hotel was delicious. I liked the fitness room a lt.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Stumptown is the best coffee have a cappucino.

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Review of Courtyard by Marriott Portland City Center

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Seattle, WA
Jan 10, 2010

great place to stay

Great location, within walking to many places.Check in was quick and friendly. I felt safe with key card needed to get to floors. View was ok. Room was a bit small but clean and all we needed.The art was interesting. Loved the extra pillows on the bed. Breakfast in the restaurant was wonderful but our vouchers (free breakfast included promotion) did not even cover the cost of the food.I would not pay the extra for the free breakfast,its not really free! All around for the price I paid this was a great place and would stay again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
PLU Crew Dad Den Mother
Business
Seattle, WA
Oct 26, 2009

Very Convenient

Great Location! Should have mentioned that parking was valet only and quite expensive ($30 a day) Staff was helpful but unknowledgeable about local area eateries. Did not even suggest that we could get what we were looking for in their own establishment. Room had shower only no bath tub. Left card out to have room "made" but it never was. Took at least 15 minutes to get car from valet.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Don't rely on hotel staff for recommendations. Just get out and walk.....there are great places everywhere.

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