Hotels in Portland That Allow 18-Year-Olds to Check-In

By: Alexander Backus
Updated: March 15, 2024

If you are under 21 and planning a trip to Portland, Oregon, you may need help finding a hotel that welcomes young adults.

Fortunately, the Portland area has plenty of fantastic hotels that allow 18-year-olds to check in.

Hotels in Portland with 18+ Check-in

5 Star Hotels:

1. The Duniway Portland, A Hilton Hotel

This beautiful hotel is in downtown Portland, within walking distance of several shopping centers, top restaurants, and public transportation.

Each room features Waldorf Serenity beds and a 65-inch flatscreen television. There is a 24-hour front desk and an on-site restaurant.

  • Rooftop Patio
  • Coffee Bar
  • Indoor Swimming Pool
  • 24-Hour Fitness Center

4 Star Hotels:

2. Staypineapple, Hotel Rose, Downtown Portland

The downtown location of Staypineapple is just two minutes away from Tom McCall Waterfront Park and the Eastbank Esplanade. You will also be near the Oregon Zoo and Chapman Square.

  • Restaurant
  • Baggage Storage
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • 24-hour front desk

3. Hyatt Regency Portland at the Oregon Convention Center

Hyatt Regency is just a few steps from the Oregon Convention Center. It is close to the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, the Portland Art Museum, and Tom McCall Waterfront Park, less than 2 miles away.

All guest rooms have a seating area, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a desk, a safety deposit box, a hairdryer, and free toiletries.

  • 3 restaurants
  • Free WiFi
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms

4. Crowne Plaza Hotel Portland-Downtown Convention Center, an IHG Hotel

For conference attendees, this hotel is just a ten-minute stroll from the Oregon Convention Center and offers an array of luxurious amenities. Conveniently close to the local zoo, guests can enjoy a blend of business and leisure.

  • Keurig Coffeemakers
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sports Court
  • Airport Shuttle
  • iPod Dock

5. DoubleTree by Hilton Portland

This hotel is conveniently located near Moda Center, Lloyd Center Mall, and Oregon Convention Center. The air-conditioned rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV, work desk, and hairdryer.

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • 2 on-site restaurants
  • Room service
  • WiFi & Parking
  • 24-hour fitness center

6. Courtyard by Marriott Portland City Center

If you want a room with a view, you will love looking out your window at this hotel. The location is conducive to visiting nearby parks and museums, with places like the Portland Art Museum within a few minutes walking distance.

  • Continental Breakfast
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center
  • Snack Bar
  • Baggage Storage

7. The Benson Portland, Curio Collection by Hilton

The level of detail within this high-end hotel is glamorous and will make you feel like you've escaped to a sophisticated resort. You will see Italian marble floors along with Austrian crystal chandeliers. 

The hotel is also close to public transportation, making exploring the city all the easier. You will also find:

  • 2 restaurants
  • Room service
  • Bathrobe and Slippers
  • Fitness Center

8. AC Hotel by Marriott Portland Downtown

 AC Hotel by Marriott is a pet-friendly hotel with an on-site coffee shop offering freshly baked pastries and high-quality drinks. You can also expect the following:

  • City view
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center
  • 24-hour front desk

9. Hilton Portland Downtown

The convenience that comes with the location of this hotel is everything you will want. Five minutes from the light rail, you can hop on and visit the rest of the city within no time. You will have access to premium amenities during your stay, including the following:

  • Restaurant
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Kitchen & Balcony
  • Soundproof Rooms
  • Multi-Lingual Staff

10. The Hoxton

You will find everything you need at this high-end hotel. The Hoxton is home to several different on-site restaurants, including a speakeasy.

The room sizes vary based on your needs, with combinations that work for individuals and families of all sizes. You will also find the following:

  • Happy Hour Offerings
  • Concierge
  • Express Check-In
  • 24-hour front desk

11. Kimpton Hotel Vintage Portland, an IHG Hotel

This hotel is located close to Pioneer Square, Portland Union Station, and Pioneer Place Mall.

Amenities in each modern room include a flat-screen cable TV, bathrobes, and yoga mats. Some rooms offer picturesque city views.

  • Restaurant
  • WiFi in all areas
  • Free bike rentals
  • Complimentary coffee

12. Kimpton Riverplace Hotel, an IHG Hotel

This eco-friendly hotel is located next to the Willamette River and Tom McCall Waterfront Park. It's 0.5 miles from Portland State University and 1.5 miles from Portland Union Station.

The guestrooms feature large windows, modern decor, plush bathrobes, a flat-screen TV, and a coffee maker.

  • Balcony
  • Washing machine
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On-site waterfront restaurant

3 Star Hotels:

13. The Mark Spencer Hotel

The Mark Spencer is a boutique hotel located in the heart of Portland. It is just a 2-minute walk from Powell's Books and a minute from the Pearl District.

The luxurious rooms include comfy beds and cable TV, and some offer a full kitchenette.

  • Individualized voicemail
  • Room service from a local restaurant, Cheryl's
  • Nearby free bicycle rentals
  • 24-hour front desk

14. The Paramount Hotel Portland

This trendy hotel is the perfect downtown location for anyone exploring nearby attractions and restaurants. The Paramount features spacious rooms with modern decor and friendly staff.

  • On-site restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Free WiFi
  • A refrigerator and coffee maker provided

15. The Society Hotel

The Society Hotel in downtown Portland is mere feet from the Lan Su Chinese Garden. It has a fun terrace for evening hangouts and an on-site restaurant that serves delicious American cuisine.

  • Vegetarian and vegan breakfast options
  • 24-Hour front desk
  • The Society Cafe
  • Free WiFi

16. Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Delta Park North Portland

This hotel is located less than 2 miles from Portland Expo Center and a 10-minute drive from Portland city center.

Every room features a 32-inch flatscreen TV, while the suites also give guests a separate seating area and coffee machine.

  • Free Parking
  • Continental breakfast
  • Room service
  • Fitness center

17. Red Lion Hotel Portland Airport

If being near the airport and shopping is at the top of your priority list, you should check out the accommodations at Red Lion.

With a 24-hour-a-day shuttle to the airport and back, you can rest up and be ready for your flight without any extra effort.

  • Free Airport shuttle
  • Baggage Storage
  • Dry Cleaning
  • A Fridge and Microwave in Rooms

18. Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Airport

The Embassy Suites offers nearby access to the MAX Light Rail Service, which provides convenient transportation to many of the city's best locations.

The hotel offers a comfortable stay with an indoor swimming pool, complimentary breakfast, and WiFi throughout the premises.

  • Room service
  • Fitness center
  • On-site parking
  • Convenient location

19. Hampton Inn Portland Airport

The Hampton Inn at the Portland International Airport is a welcoming hotel with a free airport shuttle, seasonal outdoor pool, fitness center, and on-site mini-market.

This hotel is also pet-friendly if you travel with your furry best friend.

  • American, continental, and buffet breakfast options
  • Private parking
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Fitness center

20. Radisson Hotel Portland Airport

The Radisson Hotel at PDX is a modern, inviting hotel. Every room offers cable TV, free WiFi, a sofa, and a work desk. There is an on-site restaurant and a patio lounge with scenic views of Lake Colwood.

  • Private parking
  • Gift shop
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi

21. Hyatt House Portland/Downtown

The Hyatt House is an extended-stay hotel with modern suites, a fully equipped kitchen, and separate living and sleeping spaces.

There's also a fitness center, indoor pool, and complimentary breakfast with an omelet bar.

  • 42-inch flat panel TV
  • On-site restaurant
  • Private parking
  • Sun deck

22. Ramada by Wyndham Portland

You will remain well caffeinated with this hotel's 24-hour coffee in the reception area.

The lodging is ideally located off Highway I-205, with access to the desired restaurants, shopping centers, and public transportation.

  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family Rooms
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Laundry Services

23. Moxy Portland Downtown

Moxy Portland Downtown is 300 yards from the city center and just a 12-minute walk from Portland State University. Portland International Airport is 8.1 miles away.

  • City view
  • 2 restaurants
  • Fitness center
  • Baggage storage
  • Non-smoking rooms

2 Star Hotels:

24. University Place Hotel and Conference Center

This budget-friendly hotel is on the campus of Portland State University. Every room has a work desk and comfortable lounge chair with an ottoman.

In the summer, there is an excellent outdoor pool. The hotel also serves a hot breakfast each morning.

  • Restaurant
  • Free WiFi
  • Guest laundry facilities
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car in the lobby

25. The Portlander Inn and Marketplace

Visit this Inn near the Portland airport for a unique stay in a cozy room. Rooms have a TV (with HBO access), microwave, and refrigerator. It holds frequent events such as Western dance lessons and poker nights.

  • 24-hour gym
  • Arcade
  • On-site ATM
  • Convenience store

26. Econo Lodge Portland Airport

This budget-friendly lodging option will have you close to the airport and golf course while providing a quality night's sleep.

The hotel is less than 5 miles from Portland's Old Town and is close to the TriMet MAX line.

  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchenette
  • 24-hour front desk

27. Motel 6 Portland North

This motel is a fantastic option for an affordable but relaxing stay in Portland. Every room has air conditioning, free local calls, and cable TV.

Guests can relax in the indoor hot tub or grab a snack at one of the many vending machines.

  • Laundry
  • Snack bar
  • Pets allowed
  • Free WiFi

28. HI - Portland Northwest Hostel

This hostel offers both mixed dormitory rooms and private rooms, as well as male-only and female-only dormitory rooms. It is located just a 10-minute walk from Portland's Pearl District.

  • Complimentary Breakfast
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • 24-hour front desk


Will I need an ID and credit card to check in? 

Yes, most hotels require both an ID and a credit or debit card to check-in. They need these to validate your reservation and ensure compensation for any potential damage or missing items found after check-out.

What are the alternatives to hotels for 18-Year-Olds?

While the hotels on this list are great options for 18+ travelers, alternatives are available.

Youth Hostels:

Youth hostels are open to all ages, but young people are the most common visitors. Youth hostels are fantastic because they allow you to meet other travelers your age and are usually cheaper than other establishments.

Recommended Hostel:

HI - Portland Northwest Hostel


Airbnb is an online service that connects travelers with short-term rentals owned by independent property owners. It is an excellent choice because you can tailor your search with many options, such as different price ranges and desired amenities.

Can you get a hotel at 18? Is it legal?

Yes, you can get a hotel 18 in Portland, and it’s also legal for an 18-year-old to check into a hotel. However, hotels have their own minimum age to check-in policy. So book from the above list of 18+ hotels.

Why do most hotels have an age requirement of 21?

In some states, it’s the law that hotels can’t allow guests younger than 21 to check in. Many hotels also don’t accept guests under 21 because it’s a liability, especially if they attempt to consume alcohol while on the hotel property.

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