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Courtyard by Marriott Portland City Center

About

logoCourtyard by Marriott Portland City Center is a boutique hotel, carefully designed for the 21st century. This means you can expect the traditional friendly and attentive service you’ve always enjoyed with a modern accent. Located in downtown Portland, the 256 guest rooms are individually decorated with art and sculptures made by Portland artists and finished with a stimulating—yet comforting—balance of colors. The property is one of Portland’s greenest hotels, the first Gold LEED-certified hotel in the Pacific Northwest, and one of only 15 in the entire country. They're reducing their carbon footprint by using 28% less energy than normally used in a conventional building. They recycle, compost, conserve water and seek out and use earth-friendly products. As a result, Travel Portland presented Courtyard by Marriott with their 2010 Green Travel Award.

Achievements

Gold Certification

Building

  • 28% reduction of energy consumption (equivalent to 42 households per year)
  • 25% reduction in carbon emissions
  • 26% reduction in water consumption
  • Over 75% of waste produced during construction was recycled
  • Compact fluorescent lights throughout
  • On-site hybrid Zipcar for guest use

Green Housekeeping Practices

  • Green, bio-degradable cleaning products incorporated into the housekeeping program
  • High-capacity dispensers promote waste reduction
  • Recycling bins in every room
  • Energy-saving linen program
  • 77% of waste for the building is composted or recycled
  • Environmental Do Not Disturb Program available for all guest rooms

Meetings & Events

  • 100% recycled note pads
  • Pens made from recycled materials
  • Recycling bins in meeting rooms
  • On-line event menus
  • On-site composting, recycling of vegetable oil (to be used as a fuel alternative)
  • Their restaurant, The Original, strives to use locally sourced, organic ingredients for all events

Courtyard by Marriott building

Room at Courtyard by Marriott

Location

550 SW Oak St, Portland, OR 97204 
503-505-5000
http://www.myfavoritecourtyard.com