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Portland Attractions

Discover All That Our City Has to Offer

When packing for Portland, Oregon, be sure to include all five of your senses – you’re going to need each one to fully appreciate all the attractions and things to do that our city has to offer. Every district is full of unique sights, sounds, smells, tastes and textures sure to awaken something deep within your spirit. Think we’re exaggerating?

Try walking Portland’s compact downtown district for a diverse selection of attractions ranging from farmer’s markets to retail stores. Pass through the revitalized Central Eastside, filled with restaurants, microbreweries and after-hours entertainment hotspots. Attend an intriguing event in the Lloyd District, or browse, shop and sample the flavors of the Mississippi/Williams area. In Old Town Chinatown, you’ll find many of the city’s best entertainment, markets and specialty shops. To the south, historic Sellwood-Moreland offers vintage wares and a pristine wildlife refuge, while to the northwest, Nob Hill’s park lands beckon amidst neighborhoods so peaceful you may be tempted to move here.

Do any or all of the above things to do, and we know you’ll see what we mean. There’s a spirit here, a vibe that gives new meaning to living. Portland’s green culture is contagious; our sales-tax-free lifestyle is enviable; and our broad array of brews, coffee, tea and trailblazing food scene are unlike anywhere else. Come find, play, hear, touch, and dwell with us – come experience our Portland, Oregon hotel!

Food cart picnic in Portland

3rd Avenue Food Carts

(1 block) - The Third Avenue Food Carts offering cuisine from Mexico, Egypt, Thailand and Vietnam. Once you’ve got your meal, stroll to Waterfront Park and pull up a bench (or spot of grass) — instant picnic.

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Huber's Cafe Portland

Huber's Cafe

(.01 mi.) - Adjacent to Hi-Lo Hotel is a Portland icon, known as Huber's Cafe. Founded in 1879 Huber's is known for is roast turkey, stunning decor, and Spanish coffee. Be sure to make this a stop on your dining tour.

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Al-Amir Restaurant Exterior

Al-Amir Restaurant

(.01 mi.) - Located in the historic Bishop's House, and just steps from Hi-Lo Hotel, Al-Amir is an authentic Lebanese restuarant featuring Lebanese music, dance, and fresh dishes created from scratch daily. 

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Portland Japanese Garden

Portland Japanese Garden

(2.5 mi.) - The Portland Japanese Garden is a haven of meticulously maintained, tranquil beauty. Featuring gardens showcased in a serene 5.5-acre space with waterfall, teahouse, and mountain view.

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Pioneer Place

Pioneer Place

(.02 mi.) - Just a 4 minute walk from Hi-Lo Hotel, Pioneer Place is an upscale, urban shopping mall in downtown Portland, Oregon. It consists of four blocks of retail, dining, parking, and an office tower named Pioneer Tower.

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Pioneer Courthouse Square Portland

Pioneer Courthouse Square

(.03 mi.) - Just a six-minute walk from Hi-Lo Hotel, Pioneer Courthouse Square, also know as the city's 'living room', hosts farmer’s markets, seasonal festivals, over 300 annual events, and is a must visit location during your stay in Portland.

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Portland Pittock Mansion

Pittock Mansion

(3.2 mi.) - The Pittock Mansion was built in 1909 as a private home for Oregonian publisher Henry Pittock and his wife. Take a tour of the 46 rooms over 46 acres with panoramic downtown views.

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Portland State University sign

Portland State University

(.06 mi.) - Portland State University (PSU) is less than a five minute drive from Hi-Lo Hotel, making us an ideal location for visitors and parents. PSU offers a diverse college experience and has been declared one of the nation's 'most innovative universities' according to U.S. News & World Report.

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University of Portland

(5.9 mi.) - The University of Portland is a private Catholic university in Portland, Oregon. It was founded in 1901 and is affiliated with the Congregation of Holy Cross, which also founded UP's sister school the University of Notre Dame. 

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Portland Rose Gardens

Portland Rose Garden

(2.1 mi.) - Unofficially known as the Portland Rose Garden, the space features more than 10,000 roses. Hundreds of thousands of visitors from around the world enjoy its sights and scents annually. The garden also offers spectacular views of downtown and Mount Hood.

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Portland Zoo sea otters

Oregon Zoo

(3.1 mi.) - Founded in 1888, the Oregon Zoo is the oldest zoo west of the Mississippi. The Oregon Zoo is home to 2,697 animals from more than 215 species. With recent rennovations, there’s more room for rhinos, primates, and a new expanse for elephants.  

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Portland Multnomah Falls

Multnomah Falls

(31 mi.) - Multnomah Falls is the tallest year-round waterfall in Oregon, and is located just 30 minutes from Hi-Lo Hotel. This awe-inspiring cascade of icy water, lets you experience the power and beauty of nature up close and with ease.

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Portland Moda Center

Moda Center

(1.1 mi.) - Moda Center, formerly known as the Rose Garden, is the primary indoor sports arena in Portland, Oregon, United States. Its home to NBA Portland Trail Blazers and WHL Winterhawks, it is also home to rodeos, circuses, conventions, ice shows, concerts, and dramatic productions. 

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Pearl District Portland

Pearl District

(1.2 mi.) - Formerly Portland’s warehouse district, but now a bustling, pedestrian-friendly neighborhood lined with national and international retailers, homegrown restaurants, special events and locally owned shops, boutiques, bookstores and more.
 

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Providence Park Portland

Providence Park

(.9 mi.) - Home of the Portland Timbers and Portland Thorns, Providence Park is Portland's outdoor soccer venue located in the Goose Hollow neighborhood, less than one mile from Hi-Lo Hotel.

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