IHG Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hospitality companies, today announces the official opening of the Holiday Inn Portland-Columbia Riverfront. Located on beautiful Hayden Island along the banks of the Columbia River, the hotel sits on the edge of Portland and overlooks the waterfront of Vancouver, Washington.
The Holiday Inn Portland-Columbia Riverfront has 320 spacious rooms with attached balconies, and most rooms offer views of the Columbia River, Mount Hood, and Mount St. Helens. The hotel was completely redesigned after a multi-year, $15 million renovation, now meeting the needs of today’s travelers with comfortable rooms, new amenities and upgrades. Minutes from Portland’s attractions, museums, shops and restaurants, the Holiday Inn Portland-Columbia Riverfront is the perfect place for a business or leisure trip.
Guests can enjoy classic fare infused with local Northwest flair at the property’s new restaurant and bar, Jantzen Beach Bar & Grill, featuring local favorites like beer-battered cod and chips.
Dani Boss, General Manager, Holiday Inn Portland-Columbia Riverfront said, “We are thrilled to bring this property back to life. The creation of the new Holiday Inn Portland-Columbia Riverfront has allowed us to offer a world-class brand of quality to guests visiting the area. Every detail of the hotel, from its unique design to the dishes you’ll find on the restaurant menu, pays homage to the community and the property’s history. We pride ourselves on providing guests with an exceptional experience on their next visit to Portland and the Columbia River.
The hotel is the perfect location for intimate weddings, social gatherings and conferences, with 41,000 square feet of meeting space and Oregon’s largest pillarless hotel ballroom at 18,000 feet squares. Floor-to-ceiling windows adorn each of the large event spaces offering stunning views and tranquil natural light. The guest-accessible dock and deck provide couples with a serene setting to exchange their wedding vows on the Columbia River.
Raul Ortiz, Vice President of Holiday Inn & EVEN Hotels Brand Management, said, “For decades, this property has provided exceptional hospitality to travelers and we are thrilled to have it join the Holiday Inn brand. Holiday Inn Portland-Columbia Riverfront is one of the largest Holiday Inns in the Northwest, offering excellent meeting space, comfortable guest rooms, scenic views, water access and its location is perfect for travelers from business and weekend vacationers. The complete renovation of the property is exceptional, and with a new look and modernized offerings, it is sure to maintain its legacy of providing an extraordinary experience that guests will enjoy for many years to come.
Originally built in 1978 where the iconic Jantzen Beach amusement park once stood, the historic location has a strong connection to the community. Jantzen Beach amusement park was a popular amusement park from 1928 to 1970 and at the time it was the largest in the country. The hotel pays homage to the area’s history through its mid-century modern decor and features large historical photographs of the former amusement park.
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