HILLSBORO, OR—Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Worldwide’s brand of upscale, all-suite hotels, opened its newest property, the Embassy Suites Portland/Hillsboro. Located in Portland’s tech hub, Silicon Forest, the 165 all-suite hotel is owned by Hillsboro Hotel Partners II, LLC, developed by Thackeray Garn Company LLC and managed by Western States Lodging and Management.
“We are excited about this opportunity to expand the Embassy Suites portfolio in Portland,” said John Rogers, global head, Embassy Suites Hotels. “Our brand’s offering of approachable, upscale, contemporary design and renowned customer service will make this property a desired destination for business and leisure travelers.”
“Our hotel is one of only two hotels that have opened in our fast-growing area in the last 10 years,” said John Thackeray, principal, Thackeray Garn Company LLC. “There is a tremendous need for a full-service hotel that offers ample meeting space along with modern tech capabilities to accommodate guests to the area.”
Embassy Suites Portland/Hillsboro offers meeting and conference space totaling 4,800 sq. ft. spread across six meeting rooms; three of which can be opened up to create a 3,000-sq.-ft. ballroom. For smaller-sized meetings, guests have the option of selecting one of two boardrooms, each able to host 14-16 people or one 780-sq.-ft. meeting room.
Guests are able to dine during lunch and dinner in the restaurant and lounge Sprigs, which features regional cuisine, local wines from the Willamette Valley and local microbrews. Room service is also available.
Embassy Suites Portland/Hillsboro is located 11 miles from Portland’s arts and culture scene and recreational activities. Within a mile of the hotel is the MAX Light Rail line, which can be used to reach nearby Beaverton and downtown Portland. The hotel is within minutes of Hillsboro Airport and many of the area’s major companies including IBM, Intel, Nike, Symantec, Wells Fargo, Solar World and Yahoo. Also nearby is Oregon Wine Country.