PAMLA 2023 Accommodations

Official 2023 PAMLA Hotel and Conference Site:

Hilton Portland Downtown

Main Building: 921 SW Sixth Avenue

Executive Tower: 545 SW Taylor Street

Portland, OR 97204, US

(503) 226-1611

Please help us out by making your reservation at the official PAMLA Conference Hotel, the Hilton Portland Downtown, via our PAMLA reservation link below. In order to receive our many conference meeting rooms at a reasonable price, we have to sell out our block of PAMLA guest rooms at the Hilton Portland Downtown. So, please use our PAMLA – Hilton Portland Downtown link to make your reservation, in order to help us to make this and future PAMLA conferences possible.

Official PAMLA Hotel Reservation Link:

To make your reservation at the Hilton Portland Downtown at the special PAMLA rate ($164 plus tax), use this link:

There are plenty of hotel rooms at the Hilton Portland Downtown for us right now (we just added more rooms to our PAMLA room block), so if you face any problems getting a hotel room (or adding nights, for example), don’t panic. Just email Craig Svonkin: [email protected].

The 2023 PAMLA Conference is being held at the lovely 3.5-star Hilton Portland Downtown hotel, in the heart of downtown Portland, and a very brief walk to the green, yellow, red, and blue MAX light rail lines. The Hilton Portland Downtown is less than one block from the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall and Pioneer Courthouse Square. Additionally, Pioneer Place Mall, the Portland Art Museum, the Newmark Theatre, the Oregon Historical Society, restaurants and bars, and several parks are within a few blocks. The hotel has the HopCity Tavern (open for all meals), a grab-and-go market, all our conference space, and a 24-hr fitness center.

The Hilton Portland Downtown hotel rooms come equipped with air-conditioning, complimentary Wi-Fi in rooms, flat-screen TVs, coffee makers, safes, and ironing boards.

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Even if you live in the area, please consider making this PAMLA conference a Scholarly Staycation by staying for a night or three at the Hilton Portland Downtown. By staying at the conference hotel you will get to fully participate in the warmth, camaraderie, intellectual stimulation, and culture and arts of PAMLA 2023 while also experiencing Portland! Without even using a car, you can go walk or take a brief MAX or Uber ride to various restaurants, bars, shopping centers, movie theaters, the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, and the Portland Art Museum. Check out these great cultural sites close to the Hilton Portland Downtown (there are many more):

What to do in Portland:

Portland Neighborhoods Guides, with Travel and Map Info:

Portland Art Museum:

Powell’s Books:

Oregon Historical Society:

Portland Japanese Garden:

To make your reservation at the Hilton Portland Downtown at the special PAMLA rate ($164 plus tax), use this link:

Or, should you wish to reserve your room for additional nights outside of our PAMLA block, you may need to call them directly, asking for a room reservation at the PAMLA rate: (503) 226-1611. Do be sure to identify yourself as part of PAMLA, so as to receive our PAMLA rate. If you face any problems, please call or email Craig Svonkin: [email protected] or 626-354-7526.

Hilton Portland Downtown Information:

    1. Check-in: 4 pm / Check-out: Noon
    2. Guestroom Cancellation Policy: You must cancel your reservation 72 hours ahead of time, to avoid being charged.
    3. There are no refrigerators in the Hilton’s hotel rooms; a limited number of refrigerators are available for rent. Inquiries can be made at check-in and are subject to availability.
    4. Overnight Parking: Valet overnight parking, with in and out privileges, is available for PAMLA conference hotel guests, at a special rate of $45 per night, a $10 discount from the hotel’s normal rate.
    5. Short Term Valet Parking: The Hilton price is $29.00 for the first 3 hours, $9.00 per additional hour / $45.00 daily maximum (for PAMLA attendees). There is no self-parking at the Hilton.
    6. For guests not staying at the Hilton overnight, check out the Fox Tower. It is a larger and newer garage, half a block from the Hilton, and their maximum rate is $20 per day. Fox Tower Parking Garage | Portland Parking | Impark
    7. There is a less expensive self-parking garage around the corner from the Hilton, the Fifth Taylor Park Garage (CCP Lot #362), at 525 SW Taylor St., Portland: 1 Hour: $3.00; Additional Hour: $5.00; 24 Hours: $33.00; Daytime: $14.00; Evening: $5.00.

PAMLA Vaccination Policy

You must be fully vaccinated (at least two weeks before the conference) and should have proof of vaccination available; or you must be able to show a negative COVID-19 test result (taken within 72 hours of the conference). Those who cannot do one or the other of these should not attend the conference. So, please plan on your vaccination ahead of time. If you have any questions, please contact PAMLA Executive Director Craig Svonkin: 626-354-7526 or [email protected].