The Nines luxury hotel …a recycled department store building…in DT Portland OR.

The Nines Lobby Lounge

The Nines Lobby Lounge

So what if the hotel lobby is on the 8th floor?  Almost 100 years old…the historic Meier & Frank department store building was converted to a 331-room Starwood Luxury Collection hotel called The Nines. The upper nine floors are the home for the hotel; the lower five floors are now Macy’s department store.

Exterior Entrance

Exterior Entrance

The Nines is a luxury hotel located in the heart of Downtown Portland, OR.  It is immediately adjacent to Pioneer Square …within a stones throw of Portland’s MAX light rail system (accessible to the Red, Blue, Yellow, and Green lines). The Nines is close to …Pioneer Courthouse Square…Tom McCall Waterfront Park… and Portland State University. Also nearby…PGE Park and …Oregon Museum of Science and Industry.

Atrium View The Nines

A 7,000-square-foot atrium has been carved out of the middle of the upper floors of the old department store building…even the old building demo materials were re-cycled.

In addition to recycling an entire building The Nines is an eco-aware operation that has a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) silver certification.

BeeKind Products

BeeKind(TM) Collection of bath and body products from Gilchrist & Soames®. These unique products were chosen because they are the ideal combination of environmental responsibility and personal luxury.The BeeKind paper bottle is a 59% reduction in packaging material by weight, as well as a 92% reduction in waste space after use compared to rigid plastic bottles.

In addition to bringing your Casualmere® eco-travel clothing of Bamboo t-shirts…golf shirts …tops…and…dresses …you can enjoy another luxury facet of The Nine’s hotel eco-efforts…the use of BeeKind bath and body products.  The BeeKind Collection features Gilchrist & Soames’ Signature formulations, which contain no parabens…phthalates…petrol-derived ingredients…mineral oil…urea, DEA…TEA…or propylene glycol. The BeeKind formulations are also free of any artificial colours …or dyes. Along with the eco-friendly packaging and formulas, proceeds of the net sales of BeeKind support honey bee and sustainable pollination research at the University of California at Davis.

Fitness Center

Fitness Center

A magnificent collection of contemporary art featuring works by renowned local artists graces each of the 331 luxurious guestrooms… including 13 suites. Plush bedding…42-inch HDTVs …and twice-daily maid service completes the picture of approachable elegance.

Pack your Casualmere® brand clothing and experience trendy downtown Portland.


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