Ace Hotel is a hotel chain that was founded in \o "Seattle,Washington" Seattle, Washington . Their headquarters are in \o "Portland, Oregon"Portland, Oregon , but they have locations in \o "New York" New York and \o"Palm Springs, California" Palm Springs . The chain was founded in 1999by Alex Calderwood. In 2007, Calderwood developed the Portland location,and he also opened hotels in Palm Springs and in New York in 2008. TheAce Hotel in Portland took over for the famous Clyde Hotel. The Clydeopened in 1912, and the building was added to the \o"National Register of Historic Places" National Register of HistoricPlaces in 1994. All of the Ace Hotel locations reflect an aesthetic andunconventional attitude.
Ace Hotel Portland is located at 1022 SW Stark Street, Portland, Oregon, just northeast of Portland State University and east of Chinatown. Their contact number is 503-228-2277. The building is five stories and offers 79 bedrooms, meeting rooms, and event space. The Ace Hotel was designed by the Atelier Ace. (Atelier is a French word signifying a workshop or art studio.) This company works with the current cultural status to develop an environment in the hotels that is congruent with the location.
They offer nine different room styles. Some of these styles are: the Standard, the Junior Deluxe, the Superior Deluxe, and the Basic Shared Triple. The Standard Double consists of 250 square feet of space with 2 double beds. The bath has either a stand-up shower or clawfoot tub. A clawfoot tub is known for its deep basin and a rolling rim, which is seated on claw feet. The rooms feature an 18-inch flat-screen television, and these rooms are located on front side of building.
The Superior Deluxe rooms are the hotel's most elegant. These rooms are roughly 500 square feet and come with a king-size bed. There are wrap-around couches that convert into two twin beds. The bath has either a clawfoot tub or large shower. True to the aesthetic ideals, the room includes a record player with vintage vinyl and also features a 32-inch flat-screen television.
During the development of Ace Hotel Portland, Atelier Ace worked alongside several artists in the northwest to create murals within the hotel. Several rooms have artwork on the walls, as do some of the stairwells. In room 415, artist Morgan Brent Wick painted a mural entitled "Larry,'' which is a representation of a cat. Wick also painted murals in many other rooms, including 201, 226, and 228. Artist Justin Morrison created murals in rooms 206 and 308 that depicted an interpretation of travel.
There are three main dining facilities located near the lobby. Clyde Common takes its name from the previous hotel and is a popular nightclub spot. There is a full menu that includes a large array of alcoholic beverages. Head Chef Jason Barwikowski creates meals from both domestic and foreign cooking traditions, and his meals involve local ingredients.The sous-chefs, Chris DiMinno and Erin Williams, assist in kitchen management and menu development. Stumptown Coffee is the hotel's high-end coffee shop, and Kenny & Zuke's offers a lighter fare of sandwiches and sides.
"Room 101'' is the in-house conference area. It is equipped with an oversized leather-bound table that seats 15, a high-definition projector/screen, WiFi access, a conference phone, and a water cooler. Catering is also available upon request. This area is rented at a rate of $50 per hour Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm. Rental rates are $75 per hour on weekends and after 5pm on weekdays.