Hotel and Travel

Hilton Portland Downtown: 921 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97204

HOTEL INFORMATION

Official Conference Hotel:
Hilton Portland Downtown 

Located in Portland’s business and entertainment district, and one block from the MAX Light Rail system, the Hilton Portland Downtown offers easy access to top attractions including the Portland Saturday Market, the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, Portland Art Museum and the Oregon Convention Center. 

Most attendees will be housed at the Hilton Portland Downtown, where all of the conference meeting space and Children’s, Youth and Chamber choir rehearsals are located, with a small block of guests staying at the adjacent “sister” property, the Duniway Portland Hotel. The Concert Women’s Choir will be rehearsing at the Duniway Hotel.

RESERVATIONS for Hilton and Duniway:

  • $199.00 +tax/fees  (single/double rooms)
  • Hotel Reservations Link 
  • For Reservation by phone: 1.800.445.8667 (1.800.HILTONS). Make sure to mention “OAKE”. 

NOTE:  The OAKE Conference rate expires at 5 pm (PST) on FEBRUARY 20, 2020 OR when the OAKE room block is sold out, whichever comes first.

NOTE: The Hilton and Duniway are currently sold out.  Please make your reservation at one of the overflow hotels.  You can check back as the conference dates get closer to see if there have been any cancellations at the Hilton/Duniway that will allow you to stay there instead.

 

Overflow Hotels:
-Hyatt Centric Downtown Portland
-Kimpton Hotel Monaco Portland
-AC Hotel Portland Downtown

NEW:  Hyatt Centric Downtown Portland
SW 11th Ave and, SW Alder St, Portland, OR 97205

Discover Portland’s offbeat character from rooms in the heart of the City of Roses. Walk to quirky coffee shops, buzzed-about restaurants, chic Pearl District shopping, and landmarks like Powell’s bookstore, all within half a mile of Hyatt Centric Downtown Portland. Experience our new local restaurant, Masia, which is a local restaurant that glorifies Catalan and Spanish cuisine while boasting its shared plate menu, refined vermouth selection, inspired cocktails, and Spanish designate list. Under the helm of Chef Jose Chesa, Masia offers an assortment of both contemporary and traditional Spanish classics, combining fresh ingredients and bold flavors to create one truly unforgettable experience.  
 

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Portland
506 S.W. Washington Street, 4 ½ blocks from Hilton

  • Rate: $185
  • Online Reservation link:  OAKE 2020 National Conference
  • By phone, call 1-800-711-2971. All reservations need to be made under the “OAKE 2020 National Conference” room block or “HDO” room block code in order to receive the group rate

NOTE:  Last day to book this rate is Tuesday, February 11, 2020

 

AC Hotel Portland Downtown – This Hotel is currently sold out
888 SW Third Avenue, 3 ½ blocks from the Conference hotel. 

  • RATE:  $189/night
  • Online reservation link
  • By phone, call (503) 223-2100 and dial “1” for “Reservations.” Provide the code “OAKE 2020.”

NOTE:  Last day to book at this rate:  Sunday, February 2, 2020.

 


TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION

Delta Air Lines is pleased to offer special discounts to OAKE travelers.

  • Delta Online Booking Link
  • Book by Phone: Delta Meeting Network® at 1.800.328.1111, 7am– 7:30pm, M-F (CST) and refer to Meeting Event Code NMTKE
    Consider booking a flight on Delta using our event code. This may provide you a discount and creates travel credit for OAKE which aids our cost of doing business. There is NO additional fee for booking through either option.

Portland Transportation 

  • Light Rail: The MAX Light Rail runs trains throughout Portland and connects to the airport. The MAX Red Line will take you directly to the Hotel from the airport. We suggest getting the Hop Card app in advance
  • Bus Service: Portland boasts a wonderful and affordable transit system, and their bus lines are very convenient for getting around town. Check out the options with Tri-Met Bus Service in Portland. Use Apple Pay or Google Pay to pay for your bus fare! 
  • More transportation information will be posted soon

Potential Travel Hazards

The City of Portland has many sports teams, events, and concerts on a regular basis. During the week of the Conference, there will be a few large events around the area. The Moda Center is on the other side of the river from the Hotel and Downtown area. It is right next to a large train hub, which is one of the stops on the way to the airport. The train can get very busy when the Moda Center has an event. Providence Park, where the Portland Timbers play, is on the west side of downtown.

  • Portland Blazers (Basketball)
    -Home Game at 7 pm on Wednesday March 4 at the Moda Center. Expect heavy train use that afternoon. This could affect Choir family travel from the airport. 
    -Home Game at 7 pm on Saturday March 7 at the Moda Center. This is the same day as the Choir Concerts. 
  • Portland Timbers (Soccer)
    -Home Game at 4:30 pm on Sunday March 1 at Providence Park
    -Home Game at 4:00 pm on Sunday March 8 at Providence Park.
  • Portland Winterhawks (Hockey)
    -Home Game at 5:00 pm on Sunday March 8 at the Moda Center.

Welcome to Portland, Oregon!

Portland, Oregon’s largest city, sits on the Columbia and Willamette rivers, in the shadow of snow-capped Mount Hood. It’s known for its parks, bridges and bicycle paths, as well as for its eco-friendliness and its microbreweries and coffeehouses. Iconic Washington Park encompasses sites from the formal Japanese Garden to Oregon Zoo and its railway. The city hosts thriving art, theater and music scenes.

Elevation: 50′
Population: 647,805 (2017)

 

Local Eats

 
Portland boasts a diverse Food Cart scene, and they are very close to the hotel!
 
 
Portland also has two food halls, both in the downtown area: 

 

Local Attractions

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OMSI
The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) is one of the nation’s leading science centers and a featured attraction located in Portland, OR. (1.1 mile walk from the Hilton)

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The Oregon Zoo
The Oregon Zoo, originally the Portland Zoo, is a zoo located in Washington Park, approximately 2 miles southwest of downtown Portland. Founded in 1888, it is the oldest zoo west of the Mississippi River.

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Washington Park
Washington Park is a special place. It’s an unusual place. Filled with gardens and museums; a zoo and a forest. Right in the heart of the city. The opportunities for exploration in the park can feel endless. Find out more about Washington Park and their free shuttle here

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Multnomah Falls
Multnomah Falls is the most visited natural recreation site in the Pacific Northwest with more than 2 million stopping by each year to take in the views! Fed by underground springs from Larch Mountain, the flow over the falls varies, but is usually highest during winter and spring.
(Not accessible with public transit, 30 miles outside Portland)

 

Portland Travel Guide

Travel Portland

City of Portland website

 

Any discounts or coupons will be posted here
when they become available