While traveling is largely about getting out there and exploring a new corner of the world, we must admit that staying in a stately hotel room is definitely part of the thrill of an overnight adventure. Whether you are a gourmand, shopaholic or a homebody with a hotel as your home for a few nights, pick your favorite hotel perk.
Hayden’s Lakefront Grill, located at the Century Hotel in Tualatin, features classic Pacific Northwest dishes.
Hotels with a Great Onsite Restaurant
Where convenience meets culinary delights, the Tualatin Valley is ripe with opportunities to explore Oregon’s bountiful cuisine without leaving your hotel’s property. Forest Grove’s McMenamins Grand Lodge is an overachiever with five bars and restaurants on its premises, many of which include cozy fireplaces and live music.
In Tualatin, the Century Hotel boasts a claim to Hayden’s Lakefront Grill. The award-winning restaurant is dedicated to whipping up its satiating cuisine with food from local growers. We’re partial to the seafood cioppino and wild mushroom risotto, but you really can’t go wrong with anything on the menu.
Washington Square and Bridgeport Village are Tualatin Valley’s premier tax-free shopping destinations.
Hotels with Great Nearby Shopping
The Tualatin Valley offers the best of Oregon’s tax-free shopping, especially with its pristine shopping centers and easy parking. For the most committed of shoppers, stay close to the action with a room at Embassy Suites Portland Washington Square. The hotel’s room package includes a gift card to the Washington Square shopping center, an exclusive coupon book and complimentary shuttle service for you—and all your shopping bags.
In Tigard, the Grand Hotel at Bridgeport provides quick access to the premier, European-style Bridgeport Village shopping center. The Grand Hotel’s own room package also includes a gift card and complimentary reusable shopping bag.
Hotels with Creature Comforts
The Orenco Hotel in Hillsboro provides a cascade of amenities that will make you feel as comfortable as if you were in your own home. The creature comforts include a morning spread of La Provence pastries, DVD libraries and brownstone-style accommodations, which opens into Hillsboro’s charming and walkable Orenco Station neighborhood.
The Embassy Suites Hillsboro offers premium room rates, which include wi-fi, breakfast, and complimentary drinks and snacks. The stream of amenities in the plush suites makes traveling with kids not only a breeze, but also a joy.
So, what’s your favorite hotel perk? Discover even more great Tualatin Valley hotels.