IHG Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today announces the grand opening of Holiday Inn Portland-Columbia Riverfront. Located on beautiful Hayden Island along the banks of the Columbia River, the hotel is on the edge of Portland and overlooks the waterfront to Vancouver, Washington.

Holiday Inn Portland-Columbia Riverfront features 320 spacious rooms with attached balconies, and many of the rooms have views of the Columbia River, Mount Hood, and Mount St. Helens. The hotel has been completely reimagined after a multi-year, $15 million renovation, now meeting the needs of today’s traveler with comfortable guest rooms, new amenities, and enhancements throughout. Mere minutes from Portland’s attractions, museums, shopping, and restaurants, Holiday Inn Portland-Columbia Riverfront is an ideal location for a leisure or business trip.

Guests can enjoy classic dishes infused with a local Northwest flair at the property’s exciting new restaurant and bar, Jantzen Beach Bar & Grill with local favorite menu items like the beer-battered codfish and chips.


Dani Boss, General Manager, Holiday Inn Portland-Columbia Riverfront commented:

“We are thrilled to bring new life into this property once again. Creating the new Holiday Inn Portland-Columbia Riverfront has allowed us to bring a world-class, quality brand to guests visiting the area. Every detail throughout the hotel, from its unique design to the dishes you’ll find on the restaurant’s menu, pay tribute to the community and the property’s history. We are proud to provide guests with an exceptional experience on their next visit to Portland and the Columbia River.”


The hotel is the perfect location for intimate weddings, social gatherings, and conferences, boasting 41,000 square feet of meeting space and the largest pillar-free hotel ballroom in Oregon at 18,000 square feet. Floor-to-ceiling windows grace each of the large event spaces providing stunning views and tranquil natural light. The guest-accessible boat dock and deck offers couples a serene setting to exchange wedding vows over the Columbia River.


Raul Ortiz, VP of Holiday Inn & EVEN Hotels Brand Management commented:

“For decades, this property has provided exceptional hospitality for travelers and we are thrilled to have it join the Holiday Inn brand. Holiday Inn Portland-Columbia Riverfront is one of the largest Holiday Inns in the Northwest, providing excellent meeting space, comfortable guest rooms, scenic views, access to the water, and its location is perfect for both business guests and weekend leisure travelers. The property’s extensive renovation is outstanding, and with a modernized new look and offerings, it is sure to maintain its legacy of providing an extraordinary experience guests will enjoy for many years to come.”


Originally built in 1978 where the iconic Jantzen Beach Amusement Park was previously located, the landmark location has a strong connection with the community. Jantzen Beach Amusement Park was a popular amusement park from 1928 to 1970 and at the time, was the largest in the nation. The hotel pays homage to the area’s history through its midcentury modern décor and features large historical photographs of the former amusement park.

To learn more about Holiday Inn Portland-Columbia Riverfront, click here.