What We Love
- Meticulously restored Regency-style stunner blending Old World glamour and contemporary comforts
- The service is the star attraction — every guest is treated like Marilyn or Frank in Hollywood’s heyday
- The hotel’s sultry Driftwood Room lounge, frozen in time since 1954
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What To Know
- Dripping in crystal and creamy tones — ideal for romantic weekends or girlfriend getaways
- Portland’s aboveground MAX rail line runs on either side of the hotel
- Just a few blocks from Portland's shops and restaurants
- Eco friendly
- Free WiFi
- Parking On Site
- Room Service
If Marilyn Monroe were alive today, she’d stay at the deLuxe, a Provenance Hotel. Just over 100 years old, the hotel underwent a major face-lift in the 1940s, and again in 2004, and has meticulously maintained its glamorous, Hollywood Regency-era styling. Antique Czech crystal chandeliers, beveled mirrors, hallways lined with vintage film photos and elaborate gold leaf–accented ceilings make this beauty red carpet–ready at any hour.
Bed and Bath
Blurring the line between grand and boutique, the 130 bedrooms are a tribute to the hotel’s moniker, deLuxe, layering Art Deco details and creature comforts, such as a pillow menu and ice cream room service care of local favorite Salt & Straw. Demure crystal light fixtures (vintage, of course) lend sparkle to large rooms dressed in mellow tones with pops of rich color from the regal green floor-to-ceiling curtains. Subway tile–lined bathrooms feature pedestal sinks and marble floors and prove everything old is new again.
Right off the lobby, two old-timey Portland restaurants continue the throwback theme. Outfitted with velvet banquettes, more overhead glitter and marble-topped tables, Gracie’s is a great spot for breakfast. Order the Elvis: triple-decker pancakes layered with peanut butter, bacon and bananas. At night (or any hour, for that matter — it opens at 10 a.m. on weekends), pull up a chair at the curvy Driftwood Room, a noirish lounge untouched down to the vinyl-rimmed bar and the cedar slat walls.
How to Get There
I have been coming here since it was the Mallory - a more modest hotel where room service cost $1. It has definitely gone upmarket but is well worth it. It has comfortable, attractive rooms and is within walking distance to many places we want to go in the downtown area. The service is good, there is champagne in the lobby from 5 to 6 and the appointments in the room are classy. We are often upgraded which is much appreciated. Corner rooms are the best because you are surrounded by windows.
Bought a package that included valet parking, when we arrived the parking area was full of unattended cars with no place to park leaving us sitting in the street, drove around the block twice with no change ended up parking across the street our selves, find a valet driver and give him our key. Check in was quick and painless, get to our rather small “premium king upgrade room” to fine it very cold, turned up the heat, take an Uber to go to our event (did not take our car). Come back 5 hours later to a cold room slightly warmer. Didn’t bother to call as it was very late. Pull back the bedding to find burn holes in the sheets of a “non smoking premium hotel”. In the morning go to take showers to find you get one bar of soap for both shower and hand washing, apparently 2 would cost too much? Go to check out and let the counter clerk know about no heat and sheets with holes, they waived the “resort fee” ... trust me, this is no resort. Go to have Valet bring our car up for us to leave and .... no Valet driver, after getting front desk to call them someone shows up with no key to access the auto keys lock box, after waiting for him to find one a line is forming for cars, he hands me the key and says you car is across the street in the lot ... self park Valet at the Deluxe I guess. We are not going back here and I have NO clue how this hotel gets so many good reviews. It is clean but majorly understaffed and over priced for what you get.
My husband and I loved this hotel. It is historic, beautifully renovated and easy to walk to many sights in downtown Portland. I The food in the dining room was delicious and reasonably priced. All of the people who served us were friendly and helpful. The room was rather small but this hotel was built in 1912 so I understand that things were different then. The bed was super comfortable! I would definitely stay here again.
What a wonderful weekend getaway. This place never disappoints! Be sure to catch the complimentary champagne upon checkin from 5-6pm and enjoy the divine Brussels sprouts appetizer in the lounge.
Fabulous retro decor and top notch service. Details matter! A lovely retro radio greets you with jazzy tunes upon arrival. Our new fave place to go...
A great hotel with an old movie theme. Restaurant and bar were very nice. Staff was amazing. Champagne happy hour each evening. Clean well appointed rooms . Found this to be an excellent choice. Very close to a good public transportation system