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A sophisticated luxury hotel in downtown Portland, Hotel Modera is located in the center of the city's theater district, surrounded by fine restaurants, art galleries, museums and entertaining nightlife. Modern simplicity defines our 174-room boutique hotel, where guests gather to enjoy fresh, seasonal fare at Nel Centro; and unwind in an intimate garden courtyard framed by the city’s first living green wall.


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  • "The staff was helpful and the room was comfortable and clean. The hotel is located in a convenient area of downtown. The transit system in Portland was outstanding and made it easy to get around town."
    - Paula H
  • "Hotel was near performing arts area. Nice room, great bath products, and very helpful staff! Restaurant right in hotel was very good - Nel Centro. Desk staff knew answers to all of our questions whether how to find somewhere in Portland or questions about our reservation. We will definitely stay at the Hotel Modera again."
    - vjhambley
  • "The staff at Hotel Modera always make sure my experience is over the top. Check in is quick and easy. You know you are at your favorite place when Scarlett greets you by name and says "Welcome back"....yep, this is my favorite hotel."
    - jaspernelson
  • "As always, our stay at the Modera was a pleasure. The staff, in general, were friendly and accommodating. Our room was nicely prepared for our stay with two complimentary small bottles of wine and wine glasses set up for our enjoyment."
    - aliciamehlis


Our Ultimate Downtown Address

Walk, bike or bus to Portland’s best local galleries, performing arts venues, science museums, book shops and boutiques, sprawling urban parks and popular downtown dining -- all easily reached from our downtown hotel.

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Our Outdoor Courtyard & Living Wall

Our private garden courtyard provides an elegant atmosphere for guests to relax and unwind. Cozy lounge areas surround glowing fire pits and Portland’s first living wall, a fully sustainable work of art that’s a perfect backdrop for dinner and drinks.

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Our Own Restaurant Nel Centro

Celebrated chef and restaurateur David Machado cultivates his passion for the classic dishes of Northern Italy and Southeast France using locally sourced and seasonal ingredients to create Nel Centro’s signature cuisine.

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Our Pet Friendly Hotel

Pets are always welcome at our hotel and, to ensure they have a fabulous stay, we provide a bowl and bed, maps to local dog parks, and contact information for dog walking and pet sitting services - all for only $38 per stay!

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Our Convenient Modern Amenities

Guests of Hotel Modera receive complimentary passes to 24 Hour Fitness, located one block away on 4th Avenue. This top-notch gym offers cardio and weight training equipment, sauna, steam room, whirlpool, indoor lap pool, and more.

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Our Community Room, The Colosseum

This multi-functional space gives guests the flexibility to customize a meeting or special event like never before. From shooting pool over cocktails to having Nel Centro cater to an occasion, we know you will have a great time at The Colosseum.

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Outdoor space at night
pasta with mussels at Nel Centro
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The Colosseum event space and game room


  • Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall - 0.3 mi
  • Portland Art Museum - 0.4 mi
  • Powell's City of Books - 0.8 mi
  • Providence Park - 1.1 mi
  • Oregon Museum of Science & Industry - 1.4 mi
  • The Oregon Zoo - 2.4 mi
  • Portland Japanese Garden - 2.9 mi
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Powell's City of Books

Covering an entire city block, Powell's City of Books is a Portland landmark and one of the world's greatest bookstores, containing more than 1.5 million books in 3,500 different sections.

8 min (drive) 17 min (walk) | 0.8 mi
Woman reading at book store

Portland Art Museum

Constructed in 1933, the Portland Art Museum is the oldest art museum on the West Coast, with over 42,000 works of art, including originals by Vincent van Gogh and M.C. Escher.

4 min (drive) 8 min (walk) | 0.4 mi
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Portland Japanese Garden

The most authentic Japanese garden outside of Japan, the Portland Japanese Garden is a 5.5-acre haven of serenity and beauty set in the scenic west hills of Portland.

13 min (drive) 47 min (walk) | 2.9 mi

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

Home to the Oregon Symphony, the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall hosts over 900 events each year and features local productions, touring artists, and Broadway shows.

3 min (drive) 7 min (walk) | 0.3 mi
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Oregon Zoo

The 64-acre Oregon Zoo, located inside Washington Park, is home to more than 2,000 animals from around the globe, and world renowned for its conservation work.

6 min (drive) 80 min (walk) | 2.4 mi
Elephant at Portland Zoo

Providence Park

Home of the Portland Timbers MLS soccer team, Providence Park is an outdoor sports stadium located in the Goose Hollow neighborhood of Portland, Oregon.

7 min (drive) 20 min (walk) | 1.1 mi
providence park

Oregon Museum of Science & Industry

One of the nation's leading science museums, OMSI is comprised of five enormous halls that bring science to life with hundreds of interactive exhibits and displays.

7 min (drive) 22 min (walk) | 1.4 mi
children and their parents at the museum of science

The Colosseum

reinventing how you do business

The Colosseum, gives you the flexibility to have a meeting or an experience. By hosting your meeting or event in downtown Portland’s most fashionable meeting space you will be able to customize your event like never before.

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Eat, Drink and Be Merry

Dreaming of a holiday getaway?  Experience the unrivaled beauty of Portland this festive season and...

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Tax-Free Holiday Shopping and Stay

It is no secret that one of the most popular reasons to visit Portland, Oregon...

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"Allow Us" Parking Package

If you’re renting a car or driving into town, reserve our “Allow Us” Parking Package...

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Bed and Breakfast Package

Everyone loves indulging in an easy morning that begins with breakfast in bed. Book this...

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Advance Purchase Promotion

Go-getters, overachievers, and early birds rejoice! Lock in your hotel reservation at least 7 days...

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Root for the Home Team

Hotel Modera takes major pride in supporting our local sports teams as well as their...

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Bravo! Performing Arts Promotion

A longtime supporter of the performing arts in Portland, Hotel Modera warmly welcomes guests who...

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Heartslandia Romance Package

Rekindle the romance with a passionate rendezvous at Hotel Modera. Your mood-inspiring escape includes a...

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Event Spaces

Hotel Modera offers flexible meeting and event space with catering options, state-of-the-art equipment and valet parking, all at our convenient downtown Portland location. 

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pasta with mussels at Nel Centro restaurant



Celebrated chef and restaurateur David Machado cultivates his passion for culinary traditions using locally sourced and in-season ingredients to create Nel Centro’s signature cuisine.

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