The Willamette and Columbia Rivers meet near the city of Portland, Oregon. The transportation system is one of the best in the United States with light rail service and the Metro. The city planners have incorporated many green areas in the city itself. Microbreweries and Micro distilleries are a prominent part of Portland's landscape. The climate in Portland is warm and dry in the summer with rain rather than snow in the winter. Roses are an integral part of the city and it has the name of "The City of Roses''.
The Paramount Hotel is situated in the downtown area of Portland. They are just one block from the Portland Art Museum, Pioneer Square, Nordstrom's Department Store, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall and many theaters and restaurants. The hotel is known for its soaring ceilings, Italian marble, original artwork and art deco d,cor.
There is no smoking in the hotel proper and it is a great place to stay when on vacation, business or romance. It is considered to be a premier boutique hotel.
One hundred and fifty four guestrooms make up the hotel with each room measuring about four hundred square feet. Each room has a King sized bed or two Queen sized beds. The beds all have plush pillows, triple sheeting and custom comforters. A large desk is perfect for a work related trip and there is a lounge chair with ottoman for relaxation.
The Paramount Hotel offers an upgrade to a Balcony Room that features French doors that open to the view of downtown Portland.
There are two suites, the West Hills and the Skyline that offer the best in elegant settings. The West Hills has a double sided fireplace in the living room and bedroom,two 25 inch televisions, a luxurious bath with over sized jetted tub and separate shower. Terry cloth bathrobes are an extra special treat.
A Skyline Suite has the above amenities along with two forty two inch LCD flat screen televisions. The clock radio has an MP3 dock as well.
Other amenities in the rooms include high speed internet access, small refrigerators, two phones with two phone lines, voicemail, speakerphone and data ports. A newspaper is delivered daily and the bathrooms have European bath products. Pets are allowed at the hotel for an additional fifty dollar non refundable fee. Valet parking for twenty eight dollars a night is available.
The Business Center has two PC workstations that use Microsoft Office and printer services. A Fitness Center is open twenty four hours a day for guests.
The Dragonfish Asian Caf,features pan-Asian cuisine as well as East Asian cuisine. They also offer sushi and dessert items. They are open for breakfast from 6:30 am to 11:00 am and until noon of the weekends. A brunch on the weekends is open from noon to 4:00 pm. Lunch is served from 11:30 am to 3:00 pm Monday through Friday. Dinner hours are seven days a week from 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm. The bar serves full menu until they close seven days a week. They are also available for catering.