Whether you’re driving down from Seattle or flying in from out of state, you’ll need a place stay. We have also reserved blocks of rooms at a couple local hotels. Check it out:

–DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Portland–

DoubleTree Portland

“Conveniently located in the center of the metro area, our Portland accommodations are the largest within walking distance of the Oregon Convention Center, Rose Garden Arena and Portland Memorial Coliseum. Enjoy convenient travel on the Portland MAX light rail, located directly outside the hotel. All rooms offer delightful views of either Downtown Portland or the beautiful Cascade Mountain Range and are fully equipped with modern amenities.”

Book a room online at the DoubleTree group event reservation page, here. Or you can call  the DoubleTree reservations line at 1-800-996-0510. Refer to group code 602 to receive the special group rate. Be sure to book by October 11th to reserve your room!

–Super 8 Portland Airport–

Super 8

“Just off Interstate 205 near Columbia River and minutes from Portland International Airport, our hotel is convenient to downtown Portland. Take the MAX light rail system to area destinations like Oregon Convention Center and Portland Metropolitan Expo Center, and enjoy comfortable accommodations at our pet-friendly hotel. 24-hour airport shuttle service to Portland International Airport (PDX) and MAX stations. Free Wi-Fi Internet access. Free ‘SuperStart’ continental breakfast.”

To book with the Super 8 Portland Airport hotel, please call them at 1-503-257-8988. Refer to the “Kelleher & Iannarone Wedding” to get the group rate. Be sure to book by October 11th to reserve your room! You can also email the Super 8 at: portlands8@pendevserv.com

–Kennedy School by McMenamins–

McMenamins Kennedy School

“McMenamins renovated the once-abandoned scholastic gem and turned it into Portland’s most unique hotel. Here you’ll find 57 comfy guestrooms with private baths and telephones (some fashioned from former classrooms complete with original chalkboards and cloakrooms – others with an author’s theme), a restaurant, multiple small bars, a movie theater, soaking pool, gift shop and a brewery. Extensive original artwork and historical photographs cover the walls, ceilings, doorways and hallways.”

This is where we plan to stay, but we weren’t able to get any special group rates. Guestrooms at Kennedy School come in the king-sized bed variety for around $125-$145, or queen beds for $115-$135. Rates vary seasonally. Make your reservations online, here. Or call to reserve by phone at 1-888-249-3983 or 1-503-249-3983. (Same day reservations must be made by calling the hotel.)

If you would like to arrange your own accommodations at a hotel nearby the ballroom, there’s a map for you below. (Just so you know, reviews of the very closest hotels don’t look particularly good.) Click “View Larger Map” below for the full Google page.

And that’s that. Let us know if you have any questions or concerns.


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