Where do I book a room for the Portland Convention?

The NMRA Convention Hotel, DoubleTree by Hilton, has rented all of its rooms. So we have just contracted with another hotel for you to book your room in Portland. The Red Lion on the River hotel is closer to the National Train Show (NTS) site than the DoubleTree convention hotel but the convention hotel is easily reached by car or by Portland’s MAX light rail system if you won’t have a car. The new hotel is located on the Columbia River in a very beautiful setting. In fact, if you attended the 1994 NMRA National, this is the same hotel we used back then. The Red Lion on the River will provide a free shuttle to take you to either the Expo Center for the NTS or to the Expo Center MAX stop from which you can travel to the DoubleTree hotel for convention activities. The Red Lion rooms are available to us for $135 for single/double occupancy per night plus tax.

If you won’t have a car, MAX light rail One Day and & Seven Day passes are quite reasonable, particularly if you qualify for the senior fare (we plan to have these passes for sale in our Company Store).