Portland Resources (links in titles below)
Below are some resources to help you get here and plan your stay.
Portland International Airport (PDX) Visit the official Port of Portland site for airport and passenger services.
Blue Star Airport Shuttle Phone: (503) 249-1837 Visit this site to arrange ground transportation.
TriMet - MAX Light Rail Portland's award winning public transportation. You can ride the Max directly from the airport to many locations in central Portland. More information here: http://trimet.org/
Portland, Oregon Visitors Association (POVA) - Visit the official tourism and meeting website for Portland, Oregon.
Radio Cab: A great way to get around - (503) 227-1212.
Portland Citysearch - A great resource for finding all of the area hotspots.
Here's a map of StudioNia and nearby places of interest.
Area Accommodations + Discounts (links in titles below)
StudioNia is located in the heart of Portland's Downtown. The following is a list of places to stay. You can find additional hotel information from POVA (Portland Visitors Association).
Paramount Hotel: 808 SW Taylor, Portland, OR 97205. 503-223-9900. 2 blocks from StudioNia.
Special rate when you reserve your room online at http://www.portlandparamount.com, enter "NIATE" under Corporate ID to receive your discount. Mention that you are with a Nia Intensive Training for phone reservations.
Hotel deLuxe: 729 SW 15th Ave, Portland, OR 97205. 503-219-2094
Reserve your room on-line and receive a special client appreciation discount rate at this link: http://tiny.cc/studiodatura-deluxe.
Hotel Modera: 515 SW Clay St, Portland, OR 97201. 877-484-1084.
The Crystal Hotel: http://www.mcmenamins.com/CrystalHotel. 303 SW 12th Ave, Portland, OR 97205. 503-972-2670 / 855-205-3930. Located just 7 blocks from StudioNia with the added bonus of a soaking pool. Invite your friends over after class to soak those sore muscles.
Mark Spencer Hotel: 409 SW 11th Ave, Portland, OR 97205. 503-224-3293 | 800-548-3934. A 10 minute walk to StudioNia. When booking online, follow the directions below to receive a discount:
1. Visit www.markspencer.com and scroll all the way to the bottom of the page. Click the little blue tab that says “Group Log In”2. Enter Group ID as 8ELEMENT3. Enter Password as 8ELEMENT20184. Enter dates and reserve as normal.
Northwest Portland Hostel: 425 NW 18th Ave, Portland, OR 97209. 503-241-2783. A 15 minute walk to StudioNia.
Portland Guest House: 2185 NW Flanders St, Portland, OR 97209. 503-224-0500 / 877-228-0500. A 15 minute walk to StudioNia, or easy Street Car Ride. European-style accommodations for the budget minded, independent traveler.
AirBnB: Past Initiates have had success with this site, where individuals can list their apartments for short-term rental. Sometimes it's great, sometimes it's not, depending on the lister. We can't guarantee that each listing is superb, so please use sharp judgement when working with airbnb, and check each person's reviews.