McMenamins Crystal Hotel offers unique accommodation in the heart of downtown Portland. Guests can enjoy multiple on-site bars and live entertainment. For your comfort, the musically themed rooms feature bath robes and free toiletries. Detached shared bathrooms located outside of the bedroom are available for guest use. Free Wi-Fi is provided for all guests at McMenamins Crystal Hotel. There is a 24-hour front desk at the property. The on-site restaurant Zeus Cafe is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can relax and enjoy live music and weekend comedy shows or take a swim in the subterranean salt water soaking pool. Pearl District is 400 metres from the historic McMenamins Crystal Hotel, while Voodoo Doughnuts is 500 metres from the property. Portland International Airport is 10 km away.

This is our guests' favourite part of Portland, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

McMenamins Crystal Hotel has been welcoming guests since 24 Dec 2015.

Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of Portland, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.0


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Guest reviews


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  • Joe
    United StatesUnited States
    One of the best hotels I have ever stayed at. Love this place!
  • J
    United StatesUnited States
    We loved the hot soaking pool! Large size, great atmosphere, perfect temperature, and late night hours.
  • Maca'bhiocair
    United StatesUnited States
    Brent is the gentleman that helped us check in and he was absolutely hilarious. The check-in process was unlike one I've ever experienced. He was incredibly friendly and humorous. He gave us all of the information we needed to be sure that we...
  • Elizabeth
    United StatesUnited States
    Great location & restaurant. Nice staff. Clean.
  • Adrian
    Really friendly staff, big room, convinient location. Interesting building and set up. Big Bathrooms
  • Megan
    United StatesUnited States
    Great walkability! Powell’s bookstore and plenty of cafes/restaurants are nearby.
  • Michael
    United StatesUnited States
    Cute hotel, clean and good staff. Nice restaurant and bar.
  • Nashfire
    United StatesUnited States
    Nice, themed room with at least it's own sink and mirror. Clean. Good water from tap. Great price. Easy reservations.
  • Conny
    Locatie was top, leuke medewerkers en origineel verblijf
  • Grant
    United StatesUnited States
    Funky decor, mismatched fixtures, central location, access to transit, food/entertainment downstairs, soaking pool (think giant hot tub).

Property questions and answers
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  • Rooms with two beds?

    We do have a limited number of Double Twin rooms available. Let us know if this is what you're needing and we can check availability for you!
    Answered on 2 December 2019
  • What do you mean “shared bathroom”? Are we sharing with other guests?

    Our rooms are European style with a sink and mirror in the room. There are 4 bathrooms on each floor guests will share with a standing shower, toilet,..
    Answered on 7 November 2021
  • I just booked a room for March 21. My husband is wondering about parking???? We are attending a concert that night also at Crystal Ballroom.

    If you are planning on leaving your car, and not use it while you are here, we would recommend the brewery block parking garage; It runs $20 a night. ..
    Answered on 6 January 2023
  • Is the shared bathroom shared with strangers in another room

    We have four bathrooms per floor of which are single occupancy and dead bolt lock for privacy. They are accessible with your room key and all contain ..
    Answered on 2 December 2019
  • Diring the covid 19 are people still sharing bathrooms? Seems a little unsanitary otherwise id love to stay here.

    Ensuring the safety of guests and staff is our top priority. We have staff onsite 24 hours a day sanitizing these areas every hour. While bathrooms ar..
    Answered on 19 August 2020
  • What are the check-in and check-out times please?

    Checkin Time is 3pm and checkout time is 11:00am
    Answered on 26 January 2022
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Hotel surroundings *

2 restaurants on site

  • Zeus Café
    • Cuisine
      American • Mediterranean • Pizza • Seafood • Steakhouse • Local • Asian • International • Latin American • Grill/BBQ
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Brunch • Lunch • Dinner • Cocktail hour
    • Ambiance
      Family friendly • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Gluten-free • Dairy-free
  • Ringlers Annex
    • Cuisine
      American • Pizza • Seafood • Local • Grill/BBQ
    • Open for
      Dinner • Cocktail hour
    • Ambiance
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Facilities of McMenamins Crystal Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.4

Most popular facilities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 2 restaurants
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Shared toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Alarm clock
  • Outdoor furniture
Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.
  • Live music/performance
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Movie nights
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Stand-up comedy
  • Pub crawls
    Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Evening entertainment
  • Billiards
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs US$4 per hour.
  • Parking garage
  • Pet bowls
  • Concierge service
  • ATM/cash machine on site
  • Luggage storage
  • Wake-up service
  • 24-hour front desk
Safety & security
  • Smoke alarms
  • Safety deposit box
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Lift
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Indoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Heated pool
  • Salt-water pool
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules

McMenamins Crystal Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 15:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


Until 11:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of USD 50 is required on arrival. That's about 40.76GBP. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full via credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 7 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request

The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.

Mastercard Visa Discover American Express McMenamins Crystal Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

A damage deposit of USD 50 is required on arrival. That's about 40.76GBP. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full via credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about McMenamins Crystal Hotel

  • Check-in at McMenamins Crystal Hotel is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The prices at McMenamins Crystal Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Yes, there is a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at McMenamins Crystal Hotel on this page.

  • McMenamins Crystal Hotel has 2 restaurants:

    • Ringlers Annex
    • Zeus Café

  • McMenamins Crystal Hotel is 100 yards from the centre of Portland. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • McMenamins Crystal Hotel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Billiards
    • Evening entertainment
    • Movie nights
    • Bike tours
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Live music/performance
    • Walking tours
    • Happy hour
    • Pub crawls
    • Swimming Pool
    • Stand-up comedy

  • Room options at McMenamins Crystal Hotel include:

    • Double