Where to stay

Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront (Conference venue)

1401 SW Naito Parkway
Portland, OR 97201, US (Google map)
Book your reservation

Book at the venue with our special rate

Puppetize PDX attendees can book rooms at a discounted rate of $249 per night (plus tax). These rooms include access to room Wi-Fi and a fitness center. Rate available for bookings between 6-13 October 2019.

Note: Discounted rooms available until 5 Sept 2019. For additional assistance with booking, please call 877-901-6632 and identify that you’re attending Puppetize PDX in October.

Things to do in Portland

The best of Portland's local attractions are just a short walk or rideshare away from the hotel. Here's a sample:

How to get to and around Portland

There are a few ways to get to the conference from our international airport, PDX, and get around our area (downtown is about 9 miles away). Here are some helpful bits of information on some common ways to check out the city.

Taxi and ridesharing

Estimated costs from the airport to the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront in Downtown Portland

  • Taxi - Estimated fare: $45 (one way)
  • Uber/Lyft - Estimated fare $25-$30 (one way) 

TriMet MAX (light rail)

The MAX station and ticket machines are located on the lower level, next to the south baggage claim area (turn right at the base of the escalator). Get off at Morrison/SW 3rd Ave MAX Station (Stop ID 8381). Walk 1/2 mile to Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront, Portland. This method of transportation takes about 45 minutes.

Pro-tip: If you buy an all-day pass ($5 USD) you can use that pass to ride TriMet for the entire day to check the city out.

Driving from PDX Airport

Here’s the Google Maps driving directions from PDX to the venue. Parking at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront is $44 daily.