The Nines, Portland


When you get off the elevator on the 8th floor of the historic Meier & Frank Building in downtown Portland, Oregon, you will be transported to another dimension of hospitality. With rooftop views over the city and elegantly-appointed rooms, the Nines provides an elevated experience for group meetings or events.

The venue offers 14 creative and contemporary meeting and event spaces that can accommodate groups from a small boardroom meeting to a large conference. The 7,176-square-foot The Nines Ballroom features Murano glass chandeliers and 18-foot ceilings accommodating as many as 600 guests in a theater-style arrangement.

The Nines Ballroom is ideal for a large conference or gala banquet. The room can be divided, so groups of all sizes will find just the right space to meet their needs. The 2,268-square-foot Gallery is another large flexible space that holds up to 250 guests. The variety of rooms located on the same floor as the ballroom make adjourning to breakout sessions a seamless affair.

Five small meeting rooms and three executive boardrooms provide intimate spaces for gatherings from two to 20 in size. With a moveable wine wall that can divide into two spaces, the Barrel Room is the venue’s newest space. It holds up to 140 in a theater-style setup.

The modern meeting rooms feature state-of the-art audiovisual equipment and many of them offer cityscape views. The customized food and beverage catering service brings the taste of Portland to any gathering. The hotel’s event staff can provide the amenities to make your meeting or event a success.

The hotel’s 331 luxurious guest rooms offer contemporary style and luxurious comfort. Original artwork highlights the rooms’ contemporary style, while complimentary WiFi keeps guests connected. For dining pleasure, the hotel’s two restaurants, The Urban Farmer and Departure, emphasize sustainable ingredients and farm-to-table preparation. Located on the fifteenth floor, Departure has two rooftop patios allowing guests to dine while enjoying expansive views of the Portland area.

The Nines incorporates an environmentally conscious sensibility into its luxury style. The hotel is LEED Silver Certified and Green Seal Certified, offering planners the opportunity to incorporate sustainable design into their events.

Located in downtown Portland, the city’s top dining, shopping and entertainment options are all within easy reach. With a MAX Light Rail stop just steps away, exploring all of Portland’s interesting neighborhoods will be fun and easy.