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Your Ideal Portland Airport Hotel

Welcome to Red Lion Portland Airport Hotel

Located just a half mile from Portland International Airport and just a short trip from Downtown Portland, our hotel boasts one of the most favorable locations among Portland Airport hotels. Whether you're staying with us while you wait for your flight or embarking on a fun adventure with the family, take advantage of our convenient and enjoyable airport hotel amenities, including complimentary airport shuttle service, a 24/7 fitness center, and free WiFi.

Red Lion Portland Airport is also conveniently located near the MAX light rail system, so you can easily keep connected to popular Portland area attractions, like the Lloyd Center Mall, the Oregon Zoo, Oregon Convention Center, MODA Center, and the Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

Portland Waterfront View

Features At Our Portland Airport Hotel

Complimentary & Convenient Amenities

Our Portland Hotel Features

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary parking each night you stay
  • Complimentary airport shuttle
  • Fitness center
  • Business center
  • Pet-friendly rooms ($15 fee)


Please note: Due to space constraints, On-Site Trailer and RV Parking is NOT AVAILABLE.

Stay Green

Stay Green

Portland, Oregon is known for its beauty, green spaces and pristine natural wonders. Red Lion Hotels would like to keep it that way. By meeting a wide range of environmentally friendly standards and incorporating innovative programs and amenities into our everyday operations, Red Lion Hotel Portland Airport is one of the leading green hotels in Portland, Oregon. Our eco-friendly program extends to our guestrooms and features, but only to enhance the quality of your stay. Below you’ll find an outline of our eco-friendly initiatives designed to make sure that our eco-friendly hotel in Portland, Oregon remains one of the greenest and cleanest in the Pacific Northwest.

Our Green Hotel in Portland, OR Employs the Following Sustainable Purchasing Practices:

  • Recycled paper products
  • Recycled office supplies including scissors, rulers, printer cartridges, etc.
  • Utilize environmentally responsible cleaning products (MSDS Health Hazard Rating 1 or less)
  • Use local suppliers whenever possible
  • Bulk purchases

In Our Everyday Business Practices:

  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • In-House Green Team
  • Provide methods for recycling to all groups, guests, vendors and hotel employees
  • Energy-efficient lighting throughout the hotel
  • Recycling program for aluminum, plastic, steel, glass, cardboard, mixed paper, hangers, toner cartridges and batteries
  • Reduce packaging by utilizing reusable versus disposable goods; this extends to purchasing food, beverages and supplies in bulk where possible and requiring vendors to take back pallets and crates
  • Offer a reuse option for linen, towels and sheets for guests staying multiple-nights
  • Water conserving fixtures including sensor controlled faucets and toilets in the public restrooms
  • Sleep modes on computers
  • Paperless communication internally and externally
  • An active system to detect and repair leaking toilets, faucets and showerheads
  • When available, the hotel purchases products that are comprised of recycled, bio-based materials, energy efficient, water efficient and/or are environmentally preferable.
  • Paper products bleached without chlorine and/or made with the following minimum post-consumer recycle contents when available:
  • Office paper 30% post-consumer recycled content
  • Glossy printed material 10% post-consumer recycled content
Our Pet-Friendly Policy & Amenities

Our Pet-Friendly Policy & Amenities

Four-Legged Friends are Welcome Red Lion Portland Airport is pleased to offer pet-friendly hotel rooms and accommodations so your whole family can travel together. Featuring rooms specifically designated for you and your furry family member with close access to the outdoors, a central location near the region’s top dog parks, pet groomers, and supply stores, ours is among the best pet-friendly hotels in Portland, OR.

To arrange a pet-friendly hotel room, book our pets welcome package.

Nearby Pet Locations & Services
  • Sacajawea Park Dog Off-leash Area (five minutes from hotel)
  • PetsMart Cascade Station Banfield Pet Hospital, Pet Hotel, Pet Daycare, Pet Grooming
  • The Howliday Inn Dog boarding (four minutes from hotel)
  • Stay Pet Hotel  Portland (five minutes from hotel)
Get To And From The Airport Easily

Get To And From The Airport Easily

Thanks To Our Portland Airport Shuttle

When you stay at Red Lion Portland Airport, enjoy our complimentary Portland Airport shuttle to and from Portland International Airport. As one of the few Portland hotels near the airport, we understand the stress that comes from the pressure of making your flight. Leave the stressing to us as you enjoy our complimentary PDX airport shuttle.

If you would like to drive yourself, contact our staff for information on local car rentals.

Tasty Restaurants near Our Portland Airport Hotel

Tasty Restaurants near Our Portland Airport Hotel

Restaurants near by:

Famous Dave's

Boasting over 500 awards, from "Best Ribs" to "People's Choice Awards", Famous Dave's has been known to serve some of the best finger-licking goods to hit a plate.

Salty's on the Columbia River

Voted "Best Seafood and Steak Restaurant, "Salty's offers an exquisite dining experience with jaw-dropping views of the Columbia River and a looming backdrop of Mount Hood.

Ringside Steakhouse

A regular on "America's Top 10 Steakhouses" list, Ringside delivers mouth-watering food in a cozy atmosphere


A Convenient Portland Event Venue

A Convenient Portland Event Venue

Equipped & Affordable

Located less than a mile from Portland International Airport, Red Lion Portland Airport can serve as an excellent convenient location to attend events throughout the city.

Government Traveler Rate Available

Government Traveler Rate Available

Our Portland Airport Hotel Offers Per Diem Rates

Red Lion Hotel Portland Airport recognizes the hard work that local, state and federal government employees provide.  As our way of saying Thank You - we are offering the per diem government traveler rate.   

Red Lion Hotel Portland Airport is an ideal location to rest and recharge - centrally located to downtown Portland and the Portland International Airport.  For the best government discounts on Portland Airport hotels, look no further.

Need a block of guest rooms?

If your agency is traveling as a group contact our Sales Team at 503-255-6722 or click here to Request a Proposal today.

Terms: Guest must have valid government ID at check in. Active duty/retired military personnel, federal, state & local government, cost contractors, the staff of public schools, colleges and universities and employees of foreign governments are eligible for the per diem rates.

Let Us Plan Your Next Event Or Book A Block Of Rooms

Let us plan your next event or book a block of rooms

For room blocks or to plan an event please click here.

Discover Portland From Our Hotel Near PDX

Discover Portland From Our Hotel Near PDX

Explore all the fun things to do in Portland with some of our favorite Portland activities and attractions. From historic sites to the great outdoors, find the attraction for you at our hotel near PDX.

Our Portland Travel Guide
  • Local Universities
  • Events
  • Ski Resorts
  • Breweries
  • Area Attractions
  • Downtown Portland

Annual Events in Portland

Annual Events in Portland

See What's Happening

Events in Portland happen throughout the year. See what's coming up during your trip, and start planning your vacation. 

The Grotto Christmas Festival of Lights - Held during the month of December every year. The Grotto Christmas Festival of Lights in Portland Oregon will be held November 25th - December 30th, 2016. The Grotto's Christmas Festival of Lights is the largest Christmas choral festival in the world. 

Chocolate Fest - Held in mid-January every year.  The Chocolate Fest & Wine allows visitors to sample the best chocolate made in the Northwest. The fest is a benefit for the World Forestry Center that educates people about the importance of the world's forests and the cacao tree and how chocolate is made. The next Chocolate Fest is scheduled for January 20-22, 2017 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. 

Portland Jazz Festival - Held mid-February every year.  The 10-day jazz festival takes place in various locations throughout Portland. The Portland Jazz Festival is considered as one of the most important jazz festivals in the United States.  The next Portland Jazz Festival is scheduled for February 16-26, 2017.  

Portland Cinco de Mayo Fiesta - Held in early May every year.  Portland has been celebrating Cinco de Mayo for over 30 years with a fiesta that includes dancing, food, live music, artwork, rides and a Mariachi Mass.  The 33rd Annual Portland Cinco de Mayo Festival is scheduled for May 5-7, 2017 held at Tom McCall Waterfront Park in downtown Portland. 

Waterfront Blues Festival - Held in early July every year.  The 5-day Waterfront Blues Festival is the 2nd largest blues festival in the United States featuring many top national and international musicians.  Enjoy a spectacular fireworks show, live music, educational workshops, food vendors, beer/wine vendors, shopping vendors, and much more.

Oregon Brewers Fest - Held in late July every year.  The Oregon Brewers Fest is the longest running such event in the country.  Enjoy a vast array of craft and rare specialty beers, live music, beer products, home-brewing demonstrations, and food from all over the USA. The 30th Annual Oregon Brewers Festival will be held July 26-30, 2017 along the banks of the Willamette River in Portland.

Pickathon - Held in early August every year.  A three-day weekend festival presenting nationally mixed Roots musical styles on six stages.  Enjoy a great variety of foods, three beer gardens, musical workshops, and several activities for both adults and children. 

Portland Pirate Festival - Held in early September every year.  A great family event turning Portland into the old world of pirates.  Tour the tall pirate ships, watch canon firings, sword fights, shop the pirate market, live music, great food and more. 

Portland Greek Festival - Held in early October every year.  The largest Greek Festival of its kind, celebrating for over 50 years in Portland.  Enjoy Greek food, music, dance and cultural traditions.  

Portland Marathon - Held in early October every year.  The Portland Marathon has been going on for over 40 years and is considered one of the top 10 local road race events in the USA.  The 45th Annual Portland Marathon will be held on October 9th, 2016.  Enjoy the Best Marathon In The Pacific Northwest. 

An Array of Portland Attractions

An Array of Portland Attractions

Make the Most of Your Stay at Red Lion Portland Airport

A vibrant, diverse city center in the heart of the natural wonder of the Pacific Northwest, Portland is renowned city known for its abundant activities and attractions. Whether you want to wander the city streets, stopping in locally owned stores, restaurants, and coffee shops, or step out into the natural beauty of the area, the array of Portland attractions is limitless. When you stay at Red Lion Hotel Portland Airport, you will have easy access to the wonderful activities that contribute to Portland’s reputation as a must-visit city. Our accommodating staff is happy to provide you with tailored recommendations upon your arrival, but here are a few attractions to get you started.

Portland Attractions & Activities:

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area

A must-see for nature lovers, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area is home breath-taking views, excellent hiking, and stunning drives. Wind your way through the deeply-forested gorge along the Columbia River before arriving at the river level. Hike, wander, and explore an impressive series of waterfalls and side gorges in this national treasure.

Powell’s City of Books

Whether you are an avid reader or have not picked up a book in some time, you will be amazed by Powell’s City of Books. Representative of the care and passion the people of Portland put into their work, Powell’s is a haven for locals and visitors alike. Spend a few minutes or a few hours in Powell’s and you will be sure to find something you simply cannot leave without.

Lloyd Center

Ideal for anyone looking to spend some serious time shopping, Lloyd Center boasts familiar brand stores like Gap, Macy's, and Barnes & Noble. The addition of a large ice-skating rink and vendors at the food court make this a great destination for a day of shopping in Portland.

Portland Japanese Garden

Experience another world of natural splendor inside the Portland Japanese Garden. Take a tour with one of the garden’s expert designers to learn the stories behind each of the designs, and let yourself get lost in the full sensory experience of the garden.

Volcano Lands Private Tours

Learn about the Pacific Northwest from an experienced guide during a pleasantly paced hike through Portland’s volcanic landscape. You will come away from a visit to this true natural wonder with memories and photographs of the awe-inspiring landscape, as well as intimate knowledge of one of the country’s most interesting regions.

The Best Breweries in Portland

The Best Breweries in Portland

Great Times On-Tap

Home to more than 65 breweries, Portland is pub central in the Pacific Northwest. Discover the best beers in town when you embark on an epic Portland brewery tour, with many of the most popular pub houses and brewing companies located minutes from our hotel in Northeast Portland.

Nearby Breweries in Portland, OR

Laurelwood Brewing Co. – Family owned and operated, Laurelwood Brewing Co. features award-winning beers, IPAs, and seasonal brews crafted by passionate Brewmasters. With several locations throughout Portland, including two at PDX airport, Laurelwood Brewing Co. is one of the most popular breweries in Portland, with the flagship Laurelwood Public House and Brewery located minutes away from Red Lion Portland Airport in Northeast Portland. This kid-friendly brewpub features a classic bar menu, rooftop deck, and an impressive selection of beer on top, brewed on-site!

Laurelwood Public House and Brewery

5115 NE Sandy Blvd

(503) 282-0622

Located 3.2 miles from Red Lion Hotel – Portland Airport

Breakside Brewery – The beer lovers’ brewery, Breakside, features fresh takes classic beers and a focus on food. Located in Northeast Portland, this locally favored gastropub offers an upscale American menu and a brew house featuring award-winning beers and IPAs, including specialty sour beers, in a cool yet casual industrial-style setting. Stop by for beer samplers and locally sourced ingredients for a genuine Pacific Northwest gastropub experience.

Breakside Brewery

820 NE Dekum Street

(503) 719-6475

Located 4.3 miles from Red Lion Hotel – Portland Airport

Alameda Brewing Company – Small, innovative, and state of the art, the Alameda Brewing Company has been a fixture in Northeast Portland for over 20 years. With award-winning beers, craft brews, and delicious seasonal offerings, Alameda Brewing Company is a popular stop on Portland brewery tours and visits from tourists and locals alike. Head to the brewpub to enjoy Alameda's famous Black Bear stout or one of dozens of specialty brews available on tap, along with traditional bar fare, and full wine and liquor menus for a unique pub experience.

Alameda Brewing Company

4765 NE Fremont Street

(503) 460-9025

Located 2.9 miles from Red Lion Hotel – Portland Airport

Deschutes Brewery – Home to 26 distinct on-tap beers brewed on-site and elevated pub fare, Deschutes Brewery is a staple of the Portland craft brewery scene. Combining quintessential Pacific Northwest cuisine using fresh local ingredients, the Deschutes Brewery Portland Public House offers appetizing eats to be paired with experimental and seasonal brews. The Deschutes Brewery Portland Pub House also offers brewery tours and houses events in its spacious, yet cozy converted auto shop that features a fireplace and a cool rustic vibe.

Deschutes Brewery Portland Public House

210 NW 11th Avenue

(503) 296-4906

Located 9.8 miles from Red Lion Hotel – Portland Airport

Fun and Exciting Things To Do In Downtown Portland, Oregon

Fun and Exciting Things To Do In Downtown Portland, Oregon

Experience the City Like a Local

Red Lion Portland Airport offers the ideal location for discovering downtown Portland, Oregon attractions. Explore the bustling business district where you'll find with world-class art, culture, dining, entertainment and professional sports - all just moments from our front door. The City of Roses truly offers activities for every visitor.

Our helpful staff will steer you towards the best things to do in downtown Portland, Oregon - from events at Oregon Convention Center, Rose Garden Arena and Portland Memorial Coliseum to fabulous shopping, fascinating attractions and vibrant dining and nightlife.

Nearby Things To Do In Downtown Portland, Oregon:

  • International Rose Garden
  • Lloyd Center
  • Oregon Convention Center
  • Oregon Zoo

Check Out These Favorite Attractions:

OMSI, Oregon Museum of Science and Industry

Science becomes exciting when you can hold it in the palm of your hand. Visit OMSI to participate in exhibits, programs and other educational experiences.

NW 23rd Avenue

We like to call this neighborhood "the Mecca of Portland Shopping." Gorgeous, privately owned boutiques display the creations of hometown designers. You won't see these designs anywhere else!

Hawthorne District

A true local secret, the Hawthorne District is for native Portlanders only. Don't tell them we clued you in! Find the best vintage deals and eccentric discoveries in here.

Pittock Mansion

One thousand feet above the city skyline, Pittock Mansion is a century-old architectural masterpiece located in the West Hills of Portland.

Portland Airport Lodging

Portland Airport Lodging

Making Travel More Convenient

Travel can be hectic, complicated, and crazy. That's why, at Red Lion Portland Airport, we're dedicated to making your trip convenient, comfortable, and simple. Our Portland Airport lodging offers complimentary airport shuttles. Reaching our hotel and heading to the airport is as simple as hopping aboard. You can also contact our staff about renting a car, so you can journey through Portland's unique neighborhoods.

We also offer excellent travel packages to make your stay affordable. Our Park, Stay, and Fly Package lets you save 60% on parking costs during your stay at our hotel near the Portland airport. The packages are available in 4 - 14 day increments and include overnight accommodations in a Premium King or Premium Two Queen room and monitored parking. Your next business trip or vacation just got a lot easier with the most convenient hotel near the Portland, Oregon airport.

At Red Lion Hotel Portland Airport, we make travel easy and fun. After all, seeing new places should always be exciting. Book your trip, and we'll welcome you to the Pacific Northwest.

Portland Area Ski Areas

Portland Area Ski Areas

Close To Red Lion Hotel Portland Airport

Enjoy several ski options close to Portland, Oregon.

Mt. Hood Skibowl - A great option for both day and night skiing, is America's largest night area. Located about 60 minutes from out hotel.

Cooper Spur Ski and Tubing Area - A rustic resort on the north face of Mt. Hood.  Located about 90 minutes from our hotel.

Mt. Hood Meadows - Offering some the best skiing and snowboarding in the entire Northwest.  Located about 90 minutes from our hotel. 

Summit Ski Area - The second oldest continuous operating ski area in the united states. Considered a family friendly ski area by it's location to portland and affordability. Located about 60 minutes from our hotel. 

Timberline Ski Area - The only ski area in North America that's open all 12 months of the year. Located about 80 minutes from our hotel. 

Enjoy Our Hotel Near The University of Portland

Enjoy Our Hotel Near The University of Portland

The Perfect Place to Stay with Family

As one of the most affordable, comfortable and convenient hotels near University of Portland, Red Lion Portland Airport is the perfect choice for university visits. Throughout the academic year - from graduations and parents' weekends to alumni events and sporting events - our superb rates, friendly service and comfortable guestrooms make us the perfect choice among University of Portland hotels when visiting the kids.

In addition to our accessibility to Portland State University and University of Portland, we also offer the perfect opportunity to explore the attractions that make Portland such a great place to visit - from downtown's many historic landmarks, pedestrian-friendly shopping and entertainment districts to Oregon's famed Willamette Valley wine country and several championship-level golf courses.

As a guest of our hotel near Portland State University, you'll enjoy contemporary, beautifully appointed guestrooms and thoughtful features including signature plush Sealy pillow-top beds, free property-wide Wi-Fi and so much more.

Hotel Amenities

Here are a few of the main amenities this property offers. If you have questions about anything you don't see here please feel free to contact the Front Desk.

Accessibility Features
Air Conditioning
Pet Friendly
Paid Parking
Fitness Center
Free Airport Shuttle
Shuttle Service
Smoke Free
Environmentally Friendly
Flat Screen TV

Room Types

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