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Mark Spencer Hotel in Downtown Portland, OR

Welcome to Mark Spencer Hotel in Downtown Portland, OR, where we invite you to #StayLikeALocal. Our charming property is the ideal place to stay when looking to enjoy upscale accommodations in the heart of the city.

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The Nortonia

About the Hotel

Opened in 1907 as the Nortonia Hotel, the property became a hit with traveling theatre performers and celebrities looking for a stylish hotel close to the city’s theatre district.

The hotel was rebranded in 1966 and renamed Mark Spencer Hotel, still retaining its intention to act as a home away from home for artists, performers, tourists, and business travelers looking to enjoy well-appointed accommodations, excellent services, and an unbeatable location.

Standard King

Stylish Guest Rooms

All available guest rooms and suites have been beautifully renovated and redesigned. Modern décor combined with historic architecture creates a luxurious and comfortable atmosphere for any business or leisure traveler. Each room features a luxury bedding package, 50” LED TVs and custom furniture pieces throughout.

Carrera marble flooring, Italian glass tile work in the showers and fog-free mirrors also adorn each bathroom. In each guest room and corridor, guests can enjoy artwork by local artists depicting Portland’s vibrant culture. Come stay with us and see what it’s like to #StayLikeALocal.

Deluxe King w/Kitchen
Breakfast Croissant And Coffee

On-Site Amenities & Services

Spend the day relaxing in our outdoor beautiful courtyard with nice refreshment from nearby Belle Pomme Cafe, or enjoy a workout in our fitness center.  Additional hotel amenities include:

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout your stay
  • Parking, $25/day, self-park
  • 24-hour front desk & concierge services
  • On-site laundry & dry cleaning services
Nortonia Room

Mark Spencer Event Center

Host your next professional or social event at our hotel in downtown Portland, OR! Event organizers will love our diverse array of meeting spaces, ranging from small, intimate boardrooms to stately ballrooms.

Our professional and well-trained event staff are on-hand to ensure each occasion runs smoothly, and our stellar list of catering services ensures your guests will enjoy a delicious meal at your event. Visit our meetings & events page to learn more about booking your next event at Mark Spencer Event Center.

Do you have a special negotiated rate with us? Access our Preferred Corporate and Group rates by logging in, and contact us if you’re interested in establishing a corporate account with us!

Meeting Boardroom

Where the West End meets The Pearl

Our hotel is located just steps from the Pearl District, one of Portland’s most iconic neighborhoods. Enjoy a day strolling through the area’s incredible art galleries, shops, breweries, and restaurants with ease!  In addition to The Pearl, our hotel is just steps from a number of the area’s top attractions, including:


 Featured Packages

Explore our list of hotel packages below!

The Powell's Bookworm Package provides guests with special book-related extras. Our Romance Package is ideal for couples looking to enjoy a romantic getaway and includes chocolates and Champagne, and lastley our Theatre Arts Package allows guests to enjoy comfortable accommodations and tickets to a show at Portland Center Stage!

Executive King

COVID Essential Worker Discount

Are you an Essential Worker in need of accommodation? Click Book Now and use the Rates drop-down to choose our COVID Essential Worker Discount. Rate requires identification at check-in.

The Powell Bookworm Package

One of Portland’s landmark institutions, Powell’s Books is the largest new and used bookstore in the world, attracting visitors from all over the globe since 1971. Our special Powell’s Bookworm Package is ideal for guests looking to spend some time at the store during their stay with us! Package comes equipped with: A $50 gift certificate Powell's coffee mug Powell's reus