We have reserved a block of rooms at the Portland Marriott City Center Hotel at a special rate of $109 a night for the evenings of April 25, 26, and 27. You can use the link below to make your reservations. Be sure to enter sjcsjca in the “Group Code” box on the registration form.

If you are planning on arriving earlier or staying later than these dates, you will need to phone the hotel. Mention that you are booking for the University of Oregon, School of Journalism and Communication conference, or Group Code: sjcsjca.

Deadline for hotel reservations at the Marriott is March 24, 2013.

Portland Marriott City Center
520 Southwest Broadway
Portland, Oregon 97205 USA
Phone: 1-503-226-6300 or 1-800-228-9290
Fax: 1-503-227-7515

Alternative hotels in Downtown Portland:

Embassy Suites–319 SW  Pine St.
503-279-9000, 800-643-7892

Courtyard Portland City Center – 550 Southwest Oak Street

Hotel Lucia – 400 Southwest Broadway

Hilton–921 SW 6th Ave.

Hotel Fifty–50 SW Morrison St.
503-221-0711, 877-505-7220

The Benson–309 SW Broadway
503-228-2000, 800-663-1144

Other things to do in Portland:


  • Chinese Classical Gardens
  • Portland Shopping District
  • Portland Arts and Cultural District
  • Mt Hood Recreation Area
  • Oregon Zoo 
  • Rose Garden Arena
  • MAX Light Rail Station (Pioneer Square)
  • Movie Theatres (Fox Tower)
  • Downtown Shopping (Pioneer Place)
  • Portland Art Museum 

Local Tour Services

  • Beervana Microbrewery Tour

Portland Microbreweries

Portland Walking Tours