The City of Roses is the nickname of the city of Portland, Oregon. The temperate climate of the area allows for some of the most beautiful roses in all of the Pacific Northwest. Portland lies on the confluence of the Columbia and Willamette Rivers. The downtown area is filled with attractions that can be reached by walking along the city's streets or by taking the Light Rail system.
The Westin Hotel is located in downtown Portland near many of these venues. Guests can enjoy a night at the symphony, ballet or theater. There are museums, the Portland Market and a wonderful Zoo all very close to the Westin Hotel. Streetcars can whisk guests of the Westin to the Pearl District or Nob Hill for boutique shopping or dining.
There are two hundred and five rooms and seventeen suites at the Westin. They all feature the Heavenly Bed for a comfortable night's sleep. King sized beds, and separate bathtubs and showers with two shower heads provide a luxurious experience. All of the rooms are non smoking. Business travelers will use the high speed internet access (small fee), dual line speaker phones, voicemail, work desk with an ergonomic chair and other amenities.
Televisions, in room safes, refreshment centers, coffeemakers and makeup/shaving mirrors are in every room. Guests may be treated to a room with a gas fireplace. There are roll away beds or cribs for guests with children or if they just need room for one more person to sleep. The suites will have sitting rooms for entertaining or relaxing. Many of the rooms are also disability accessible.
Guests can use the Westin Workout Gym with state of the art cardio and strength equipment. The hotel also can provide Running Maps by Runner's World. They feature maps of either three or five mile jogging or walking routes from the hotel. There are golf courses nearby for any level of golfer.
Every evening at the Westin there is a ritual known as "unwind''. All of the hotel guests are invited to an evening of food, drinks and a relaxing atmosphere.
A Business Center is on the premises. The hotel's guests can use the facilities and it is open twenty four hours a day. Laundry, valet and dry cleaning services are part of the services at the Westin.
Dogs are allowed at the Westin as long as they don't weigh more than forty five pounds. Two dogs can be in each room and there is no additional charge. They are the only pets that are allowed at the hotel, however.
The Daily Grill restaurant is open for Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch and Dinner. The hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 6:30 am to 11:00 pm, Saturday and Sunday from 7:00 am to 12:00 am. They serve steaks, chops, fresh seafood and many American favorites. Salads, potpies and desserts are also part of the menu. Guests wishing to dine in their rooms can have room service twenty four hours a day. The restaurant can also cater or host private dining events.