The fun Oregon city has a collection of seriously gorgeous hotels and if you’re a bit of a water baby and only stay in places where you can take a dip, here are the best hotels with a swimming pool in Portland, Oregon…
1. The Duniway Portland – A Hilton Hotel – a beautiful boutique hotel right in the heart of Portland that offers an indoor pool
Situated in a convenient location in the city, The Duniway Portland offers its guests easy access to the main attractions and eateries of Portland.
Known for its amazing indoor pool, the Duniway also hosts an array of other amenities like a fitness center, business center, an exotic restaurant and a luxury concerige service. The hotel has an indoor heated lap swimming pool with clean waters. The pool is surrounded by relaxing pool chairs that are perfect to slide into whilst after a dip. Placed beside the fitness area, the pool opens into the garden area of the hotel.
You can relish local delicacies at the in-house Jackrabbit restaurant or splurge over an exotic wine and cocktails. If you love to party, spend the night dancing to live music at Abigail’s Hideaway located on the 11th floor of the building.
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2. McMenamins Crystal Hotel – a classic century-old hotel that offers exquisite decor and a luxurious pool
The luxurious McMenamins Crystal Hotel has been providing premier hospitality to its guests for years. This classic hotel comprises 51 guestrooms, the décor of which is inspired by performances and songs that were performed in the Crystal Ballroom over the last century. The hotel is renowned for its Subterranean Salt Water Soaking Pool. Designed uniquely in the shape of a flowing river, this indoor pool is accessible only to the guests of the hotel.
The interior of the pool space have a classic dark mahogany wood finish. The walls are lined with bamboo panels to lend a luxury cabin look. Besides standard amenities, the rooms are stocked with an extensive bar including coffee, spirits, ales, wine, cider and more. There are numerous restaurants and bars to choose from, including Back Stage Bar, 23rd Avenue Bottle Shop, Barley Mill Pub, Blue Moon Tavern & Grill and more.
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3. The Porter Portland – an unusual and classy hotel perfect to indulge yourself in a relaxing whirlpool tub
Spread over 10,000 sq. ft, the Porter Portland comprises spacious suites and rooms. The hotel is preferred by the visitors because it is located in the happening downtown district. Following the Covid-19 safety protocols to keep guests safe, the staff at Porter Portland are extremely dedicated to their work and have a friendly approach.
Consisting of beautiful rooms equipped with all amenities, the hotel also has an indoor pool, whirlpool, and meditation patio facilities. The swimming pool is located at the lower level of the hotel, is clean and well-lit. A swimming pool hoist is available for senior citizens or disabled people. You can binge on a variety of classic Italian dishes at the Terrane Italian Kitchen and Bar or enjoy the mountain views while relishing delicacies at the Xport Bar & Lounge, a rooftop restaurant.
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4. Embassy Suites by Hilton – an exquisite hotel that is the only one to be a member of Historic Hotels of America and to have a stunning pool
You can choose between suites, executive and accessible rooms that are appealing and contemporarily decorated with everything to make your stay a relaxed one. The English breakfast at Kingsland Kitchen is a delight that cannot be missed. You can also taste exquisite cocktails and local coffees of Portland here.
Embassy suites includes both smoking and non-smoking rooms, is pet-friendly, and offers free parking spaces and has a fitness centre, meeting rooms, an on-site restaurant and an indoor pool. The pool area is magnificent and the pool is shaped like a lazy river, flocked by majestic pillars, giving it an ancient Roman or Grecian vibe. The architecture uses a light colour palette of beige and off-white tiles that brighten the area. There is also steam, a sauna and jacuzzi provided by the hotel.
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5. Red Lion on the River Jantzen Beach – a homely hotel where you can enjoy plenty of amenities
With a breathtaking location, the Red Lion is a comfortable hotel, where you can have an enjoyable vacation in one of its many pet-friendly rooms. Well decorated rooms in different sizes and comfort have been made available – you can select from Fireplace Suite, Family Suite, Junior Suite, Parlour Suite, Premium King Bed, Presidential Suite and more.
While staying here, you get to wake up to the most beautiful view of the serene waters of the Columbia River. The in-house swimming pool has a front view of a beautiful clear river. After a relaxing swim in the pool, you can lounge on a sunbed for a Portland holiday tan as you take in the natural scenic view. Several restaurants, parks and other attractions are only a short walk from the hotel.
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6. Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Downtown, Pearl District – a chic hotel designed to cater to everyone’s needs
Experience luxury hospitality services at the Residence Inn by Marriott. Large rooms, featuring modern technologies, including a T.V and fridge, the Residence Inn by Marriot in Portland is an exciting place to spend your holidays. Along with premium services such as concierge, free wi-fi, digital access you also have access to clean indoor pool with pristine waters.
Although it is an indoor pool located on the ground floor, it is bright with natural light from the glass doors. The special glass doors allow privavcy to the swimmers from the on-lookers walking by. Beautiful white Roman shades on the glass doors alleviate the ambience of the pool space.
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7. Crowne Plaza Portland Downtown Convention Centre – one of the most luxurious hotels with spacious pools
Holiday at one of the tastefully designed 241 rooms at Crowne Plaza Portland and indulge in a wide range of recreational amenities. Some important highlights of the hotel include fitness facilities, spa, wheelchair accessiblility, bar and lounge, luggage storage and of course, the pool.
The swimming pool at the Crowne Plaza is a huge oval shaped indoor pool with saltwater. There is another smaller pool beside the main pool for children or those who just want to get their feet wet. You will love the spacious pool and the whirlpool that opens to the garden This chain is also known for its an unwavering commitment to hospitality. Sip on your favourite cocktail or rapture your taste buds with delicious dishes at the Boxwood Café as you get spoilt by the hotel’s welcoming staff.
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8. DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Portland – a premier hotel where you can relax in an amazing seasonal outdoor pool
What better way to explore Portland than by staying at this extravagant hotel. The DoubleTree by Hilton is located in the Lloyd District of Portland. All the rooms are non-smoking and pet-friendly. You can choose to stay in a kingsize bed, a large room, with or without a balcony, or in one/two queensize beds with or without a balcony. Before you step out to take in the beauty of Portland, don’t miss can dipping in the hotel’s outdoor pool.
The outdoor swimming pool is surrounded by a garden and beautiful trees. Gleaming blue waters of the rectangular mid-size pool are inviting, especially when you are in Portland during the summers. Patio umbrellas and chairs around the pool, allow you to soak in the warmth of the sun as long as you want. The in-house restaurant, Gather Food & Drink, is where you can experience wholesome food made in local Northwest style. The Multnomah Grille specializes in a variety of breakfasts.
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9. Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton (Portland-Pearl District) – a contemporary hotel where you can pamper yourself in a heated pool
There cannot be a better place to vacation than at the Hampton Inn & Suites Portland-Pearl District. You can book guest rooms, suites and special accessible rooms. The hotel provides its customers with exclusive service along with amenities including fitness centre, free Wi-Fi, an indoor pool, complimentary breakfast and more. The Hampton’s heated indoor saline swimming pool is both large and relaxing.
Beautiful large figures of a dolphin and island beside the pool, give you the feel of a small indoor beach. Since the pool is heated, you can use the pool throughout the year. The rooms and general spaces such as the lounge have a premium look, they are clean and spacious. Rooftop patio and an onsite restaurant are additional places offer vacation vibes. Hampton is placed in a strategic location with easy access to breweries, shopping malls and the buzzing downtown district.
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10. Hyatt House Portland Downtown – one of the best hotels in the vicinity where you will find a fancy pool
Its location in downtown makes Hyatt House an ideal escape for visitors who want to get the most of Portland. Crisp and neat spaces with sufficient natural light enliven the rooms of Hyatt. There are 203 well-furnished guestrooms designed to maximise comfort. Featuring all types of conveniences and designer elements, Hyatt offers several interesting amenities to their guests.
The hotel has an indoor heated pool that will relieve your stress, allow you to enjoy night swims and you can even extend your swims if you are fond of water. The rectangular shape pool in on the ground floor of the hotel and gives you a slplendid view of the garden. Hyatt has also provided a swimming pool hoist for the specially abled and the senior guests.
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11. University Place Hotel – a great hotel where you can enjoy a swim surrounded by beautiful nature
As the name suggests, University Place Hotel is owned and run by the Portland State University. Located on Lincoln Street, this hotel has airy rooms with minimalistic décor. There are 234 standard rooms, 2 junior suites and 1 executive suite. There are also 10 event and conference spaces, including a 4000 sq.ft. ballroom.
Breakfast is complimentary! University Place Hotel has an outdoor swimming pool in a natural surrounding. The pool is fenced and beyond it there is a comfortable seating area furnished by tweed furniture. The surrounding area is partly-shaded with a permanent canopy and perfect for onlookers and partly-open if you want to sunbathe.
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12. Residence Inn by Marriott Downtown Riverplace – one of the best hotels that will offer a unique indoor pool
Residence Inn by Marriott is one of the best places to stay if you are looking to stay in Portland for a longer time. You can select from one or two bedroom suites and studio. The rooms have been contemporarily furnished. Residence also has a fully-equipped kitchen if you would like to cook your own meals. The staff at the Residence Inn also offer to deliver groceries to your room, along with other room services.
The hotel is famous for Ri Mix Events, where you can enjoy premium local beers, wine and mouth-watering foods. Mariott has an indoor pool that generously receives sun light because of its exquisite sunroof and massive windows. The walls have large floor-length windows that give you a sneak-peak of the natural surroundings. A smaller pool beside the main rectangular pool is great for children.
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13. Holiday Inn Express & Suites Portland Airport – pristine hotel with spotless swimming pool designed to give guests the ultimate comfort
Located conveniently near the Portland International Airport, the Holiday Inn Express & Suites is a quality way to spend time in Portland. Rooms are spacious, modern and luxurious. The hotel offers complimentary parking and shuttle services to the airport. While not all pets are allowed, service animals are welcome.
You can go for a swim in an indoor pool. Although not extremely big, the swimming pool is spotless with fresh water. It has a soothing beige interior with a panelled roof. Spalshes of colour is used in the form of yellow, red and mint green pool chairs of various designs; giving the poolside a distinct look.
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14. Best Western Portland West Beaverton – an excellent hotel that includes a hot tub and sauna for an ultimate relaxation
Well reputated in the hospitality industry for over 75 years, the Best Western is a brand known to provide the finest service. Along with complimentary breakfast, you can enjoy room service, free breakfast, free WiFi, lounge and an outdoor pool. The swimming pool is located opposite the rooms in a fenced area.
There is a pretty garden with several plants and towering trees. Although the pool is closed at night, the view of the still waters is astounding when seen from one of the balconies of your hotel room. The hotel has a rewards program that offers $20 worth of Best Western gift cards for every night you stay here. This is an affordable and value for money property with exciting offers for guests.
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15. La Quinta by Wyndham Portland NM – a terrific inn that offers a jacuzzi and an indoor pool where you can recharge your energy
La Quinta is located amidst the most buzzing places in Portland. Luxury shopping, cafes, bars, boutiques, eateries, parks and many more attractions of the city are in close proximity. The hotel has an an indoor hot tub and lovely indoor pool . The L-shaped heated pool with crystal clear and freshwater is located on the ground floor of the hotel.
It is accessible 24hours. The hot tub is located just beside the swimming pool and is excellent to de-stress your tiresome body. Poolside chairs have also been provided for relaxing. Other amenities include free Wi-Fi, gym, coffee-maker, refrigerator, and an inviting dining area that serves fresh and delicious food. The rooms are spacious and well-lit with natural light that flows through the large windows.
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Born and raised in Brazil, Gaby has always had a taste for the intriguing, the off-beat and the far flung. After travelling around most of South America, living in Spain and Italy and then moving to England, her feet have stayed continually twitchy. Studying for a degree in Spanish translation and then learning five more languages only poured more fuel onto her travelling ardor.
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