Three Great Eugene Hotels for Visitors

Eugene, Oregon is a great place for a visit, whether you have a loved one at University of Oregon, or just want to enjoy the lush green atmosphere of the Pacific Northwest. As Oregon’s second largest city, (the largest, Portland, is just two hours away,) Eugene has a fairly urban scene. But it is set in a beautiful wilderness backdrop, making it an ideal tourist stop.

Valley River Inn
1000 Valley River Way
Eugene, Oregon, 97401
Phone (800)543-8266
Rooms start at about $90/night

The Valley River Inn provides an impressive combination of luxury and location. It is a resort style hotel, located right on the beautiful Willamette river. The location is quiet, but convenient: it is only minutes from downtown, and close to University of Oregon (parents, take note!) The Valley River Center, which has more than one hundred stores, is right nearby. Sweetwaters, the featured hotel restaurant, has won awards for its inventive Pacific Northwest menu. The grounds consist of well landscaped courtyards, and a beautiful rose garden. Rooms have private balconies or patios, and all have views. Beds are king or queen sized, and rooms include all the standard appliances, such as television, internet data port, phones, large work spaces, hair dryers, and coffee makers. Suites and deluxe suites are also available for those that want to upgrade from luxury to ultra luxurious.

Best Western Green tree Inn
1759 Franklin Blvd.
Eugene, Oregon, 97403
Phone (541)485)2727
Standards rooms start at $75/night

This hotel is located right across the street from University of Oregon, and is close to the stadium and playing fields. It’s central location puts it close to downtown shopping and the Hult Center for Performing Arts. The rooms are spacious and clean, and offer air conditioning, cable TV, coffee makers, phone with voice mail, refrigerator, microwaves, and balconies. Nonsmoking and smoking rooms are available. Complimentary continental breakfast is available to all guests. There is also an in-house coffee shop, and a Thai restaurant, as well as a cocktail lounge. An outdoor heated pool and a hot tub will be a relaxing amenity for the weary traveler. There is also an exercise room, with weight and aerobic equipment. Outdoor parking is free.

Campus Inn and Suites
390 East Broadway
Eugene, Oregon, 97401
Rates start at $68/night

This AAA approved hotel is a great place for those visiting students enrolled at U of O, which is just a few blocks away. It’s also great for anyone who just wants to enjoy the perks of Eugene: shopping, golf (5 courses, in fact,) and theatres are all in the vicinity. Large rooms come with king or queen sized beds, satellite TV with HBO, ESPN, and FOX sports, DSL high speed internet, refrigerators, ironing boards, and coffee makers with Starbucks coffee. Rates include complimentary continental breakfast. A business service center provides copy services, a fax machine, and PC service. A state of the art fitness center is in the inn, as well as an open sundeck for guests to enjoy in the summer. This is a great hotel for anyone wanting every modern convenience and a great location, for a very reasonable price.

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