Portland Airport hotels and motels offer convenient places to stay for air travelers, and since they are reasonably priced on the whole, you might consider staying at one even if you aren't flying in or out of the Portland International Airport. The airport is only ten miles from the Downtown District, and there are plenty of transportation options for those who wish to make the commute. Looking into taking the MAX lightrail can be a great way to get back and forth. Regardless of which airport hotel or motel you choose, a bunch of free perks are likely to be part of the deal, with free airport shuttle service figuring among the most common complimentary inclusions. Saving money on things like airport transportation will only free up funds for all the fun things to do in and around town.
When it comes to the PDX Airport hotels, there are a few that are more luxurious than most. Among the more upscale choices is the Aloft Portland Airport at Cascade Station. Unlike most airport hotels, the Aloft offers boutique hotel style, and as far as the standard amenities are concerned, you might be surprised how far your money goes. Walk-in showers and spa quality bath products figure among the standard in-room amenities, as do free Wi-Fi, a large LCD TV, and a connectivity station that allows you to plug various technological gadgets into the TV. Signature Aloft beds encourage a good night's sleep, while the extra-large windows allow plenty of natural light to flood in during the day. Outside of the stylish guest units, guests will find a sleek bar, a 24-hour pantry store, and a relaxing lounge. A fitness room and an indoor pool also figure among the facilities, only adding to the appeal of this gem of an airport hotel.
Another relatively upscale establishment that you might keep in mind for Portland Airport hotels is the Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel. Business travelers will especially want to consider this hotel thanks to its business amenities. Preferred Guest Preferred Rooms offer oversize desks for the business traveler, not to mention an assortment of office equipment, and free Wi-Fi only helps to sweeten the deal. More than 20,000 square feet of flexible meeting space is also available to business travelers. Any and all guests at the Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel are likely to appreciate the heated indoor pool, the men's and women's saunas, onsite fitness center, restaurant, and other general facilities. Club level rooms that offer added perks are available if you are interested, and regardless of which room you choose, around the clock concierge service can come in handy for things such as help finding the Portland Expo Center or any of the other fantastic area attractions.
Most of the PDX Airport hotels and motels are chain brands, and there are options to fit most budgets and tastes. For those who are interested in added space and having a fully equipped kitchen, the Staybridge Suites Portland Airport is the hotel of choice. While not overly luxurious, the Staybridge Suites offers a relatively upscale appeal, thanks in part to the appealing room decor and the inviting standard amenities. All of the guest units are spacious suites, and while you'll have a kitchen at your disposal, you won't need it for making breakfast. The hotel's complimentary buffet breakfasts can take care of that. Complimentary cocktail hours and free snacks at dinner time are also part of the deal, and you won't have to pay extra to use the laundry facilities. There are lots of fun things to do in Portland, and when you're not out exploring the area, the Staybridge Suites can make a fine place to kick back and relax.
A variety of Portland Oregon Airport motels and hotels offer lower rates for guests who don't want to spend too much on their accommodations. Both the Hampton Inn Portland Airport and the Clarion Hotel Portland Airport (pictured) are among the most affordable. As is true of most Portland Airport hotels, both of these lodging establishments offer free Internet access and complimentary breakfasts. The breakfasts can help you fuel up for a fun day of skiing, hiking, or any other number of fun pursuits.
As for the Portland Oregon Airport motels, the Super 8, the Rodeway Inn, and the America's Best Value Inn are among the best. Excellent Park and Fly packages and free breakfasts are among the highlights at the Super 8, and you won't have to pay for breakfast or parking at the Rodeway Inn. As for America's Best Value Inn, it offers nothing but two-room suites that are equipped with convenient kitchenettes. All of these Portland Oregon Airport motels can more than suffice for a night or more if you don't need an upscale decor and tons of frills. Also, with the money that you save, you'll have added funds for things such as a day of skiing or a fishing charter.