Where to stay

Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront

1401 SW Naito Parkway

Portland, OR 97201, US

+1 503-226-7600

Book your reservation

We are excited to share that we’ve contracted a special discounted rate of $249 per night plus tax per night inclusive of guest room Wi-Fi and fitness center access. This special rate is available 6 - 13 October 2019.

Book early, there is a limited amount of discounted hotel sleeping rooms available and rates will go up.

To book a room at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront, please click here. *Special rates and rooms only available until September 5, 2019  

If you need additional assistance during the reservation process, or if you have questions about the hotel’s options, please contact the hotel directly via groups reservations they can call 877-901-6632. Please make sure to identify yourself as an attendee with Puppetize PDX Oct 9-10.

Air travel

Ground transportation from Portland International Airport

Portland International Airport is about 9 miles from the conference hotel. Please select from the many affordable transportation options list below.


Many companies provide taxicab service at Portland International Airport. If you need a taxi, simply follow the signs leading to ground transportation. A transportation coordinator will place you with the first available taxi, unless you specify a particular taxicab company.

Uber and Lyft

Uber and Lyft are available in Portland; simply download the app on your smartphone to utilize their transportation services.

  • Taxi - Estimated fare: $45 (one way)

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

Light Rail

The Portland metro area light rail (MAX) is about a 45 minute ride from Portland International Airport to the conference hotel.  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.  

Alternate Transportation from Portland International Airport

Driving Directions from Portland International Airport

Follow Airport Way East and merge onto Interstate 205 South/Veterans Memorial Highway toward Interstate 84/Portland/Salem. Continue to exit 31B and merge onto Interstate 84 West/US-30 West. Take the Interstate 5 South exit on the left toward Beaverton/Salem/City Center and proceed to the City Center exit. Keep right and take the ramp for Morrison Street/City Center. Make a slight right onto Morrison Bridge then take the ramp for Naito Parkway/Interstate 5 South/Salem. Keep right and take the Front Avenue ramp toward Interstate 5 South/Salem. The hotel will be 1/2 mile on the right.