Where to Stay

Facilities listed below may offer special Willamette rates; be sure to call and ask prior to making reservations. Please keep in mind there is a 10% hotel tax rate in Salem, and a 7% tax rate in Keizer.

Grand Hotel in Salem

  • In downtown Salem, less than 1/2 mile from campus and within walking distance
  • 201 Liberty Street SE
  • Downtown Salem, adjacent to the Salem Conference Center
  • 503-540-7800 or 1-877-540-7800
  • Website: http://www.grandhotelsalem.com/
  • Restaurant/lounge, indoor pool and jacuzzi, fitness center, complimentary breakfast, covered parking, room service and high speed internet.

The Grand Hotel in Salem is proud to sponsor BEARCAT DAY! Prospective students and families should mention their visit to Willamette when making hotel arrangements.

Hampton Inn & Suites in Salem

  • A quick 2 mile drive to campus
  • 510 Hawthorne Avenue SE
  • 503-362-1300 or 1-866-460-7456
  • Fitness facility, indoor pool and spa tub, complimentary wireless Internet access, free hot daily breakfast and on-the-run breakfast bags, convenience store, free self-parking, complimentary reception Tuesday through Thursday evenings.
  • Website: Hampton Inn in Salem

Hampton Inn and Suites is proud to sponsor BEARCAT DAY!  Visiting prospective students and families should ask for the “Willamette University Rate” when booking accommodations.  


 Black Bear Inn

  • 2.79 miles from campus
  • 1600 Motor Ct. NE
  • I-5 to Market St. (exit 256)
  • 503-581-1559 or 1-877-594-1110
  • Hot breakfast. Shuttle to Salem airport and train station.

Comfort Inn & Suites

  • 2.9 miles from campus
  • 630 Hawthorne Avenue SE
  • I-5 to Mission (exit 253)
  • 503-585-9705 or 1-800-228-5150
  • Website: http://www.comfortsuites.com/
  • Full hot buffet breakfast. Shuttle service available with advance notice.

Comfort Inn & Suites

  • 2.7 miles from campus
  • 1775 Freeway Court NE
  • I-5 to Market St. (exit 256)
  • 503-588-0515 or 1-888-305-0515
  • Website: http://www.comfortsuites.com/
  • Continental breakfast.

Keizer Renaissance Inn

  • 5.79 miles from campus
  • 5188 River Road N, Keizer
  • I-5 to Keizer (exit 260B)
  • 503-390-4733 or 1-800-299-7221
  • Website: http://www.keizerrenaissanceinn.com/
  • Deluxe continental breakfast.

LaQuinta Inn & Suites

  • 2.73 miles from campus
  • 890 Hawthorne Ave SE
  • I-5 to Mission (exit 253)
  • 503-391-7000 or 1-800-holiday
  • Website: www.lq.com
  • Newly Rennovated, Extensive Hot and Cold Breakfast Buffet, and ask for our special Willamette University rate!

Mill Creek Inn Best Western

  • 2.8 miles from campus
  • 3125 Ryan Drive SE
  • I-5 to Mission (exit 253)
  • 503-585-3332 or 1-800-346-9659
  • Free breakfast at Denny's Restaurant (located in hotel parking lot). Shuttle to Salem airport, bus and train stations.

Pacific Highway Inn Best Western

  • 4.34 miles from campus
  • 4646 Portland Road NE
  • I-5 to North Salem (exit 258)
  • 503-390-3200 or 1-800-832-8905
  • Continental breakfast.

Phoenix Inn

  • 2.6 miles from campus
  • 1590 Weston Court NE
  • I-5 to Market St. (exit 256)
  • 503-581-7004 or 1-888-239-9593
  • Continental breakfast provided. Indoor pool, spa and fitness area. Free wireless high-speed internet access.

Phoenix Inn

  • 3.5 miles from campus
  • 4370 Commercial Street SE
  • I-5 to Kuebler (exit 252)
  • 503-588-9220 or 1-800-445-4498
  • Continental breakfast provided. Indoor pool, spa and fitness area. Free wireless high-speed internet access.

Red Lion Hotel

  • 2.46 miles from campus
  • 3301 Market Street NE
  • I-5 to Market St. (exit 256)
  • 503-370-7888 or 1-800-248-6273
  • Website: http://www.redlion.com/
  • Room service and hotel restaurant. Indoor pool, spa and fitness area.

Residence Inn By Marriott

Shilo Inn Salem Suites

  • 2.46 miles from campus
  • 3304 Market Street NE
  • I-5 to Market St. (exit 256)
  • 503-581-4001 or 1-800-222-2244
  • Continental breakfast.

Travelodge Salem Capitol

  • Less then 1/2 mile from campus
  • 1555 State Street
  • I-5 to Market St. (exit 256)
  • 503-581-2466
  • Complimentary continental breakfast. Free wireless internet.

Bed & Breakfasts

Please call or visit their websites for rates.

Andrea BnB

Betty's Bed & Breakfast

Bookmark Bed & Breakfast

  • .94 miles from campus
  • 975 D Street NE
  • I-5 to North Salem (exit 258)
  • 503-399-2013
  • Two rooms. Full breakfast.

RV Parks

Currently, Willamette is unable to accommodate recreational vehicles. Some RV locations in the Salem area are listed below:

Eola Bend RV Resort

  • 6 miles from campus
  • 4700 Salem-Dallas Hwy. 22
  • 4.7 miles west of the Marion St. Bridge on Hwy. 22
  • 1-877-364-9990

Phoenix RV Park

  • 3.8 miles from campus
  • 4130 Silverton Road NE
  • I-5 to Market St. (exit 256)
  • 1-800-237-2497

Salem RV Park

  • 4.2 miles from campus
  • 4490 Silverton Road NE
  • I-5 to Market St. (exit 256)
  • 1-800-937-4166