As Oregon’s only boutique hotel on the Willamette River, we welcome you to come and experience what made Independence so special to Oregon’s early pioneers. Located in the heart of the Willamette Valley, The Independence Hotel is situated in the heart of Oregon Wine Country. Whether you are visiting us for the wine, a river adventure, a bike ride along the Willamette Valley Scenic Bikeway or just getting away for the weekend, we are waiting to help you create amazing memories and provide a fantastic experience.


Breathtaking views of the Willamette River and Riverview Park serve as the perfect backdrop for the nature-inspired decor of our uniquely styled rooms.


Free Breakfast • Free Wifi • Microwave and Fridge • In-Room Bike Storage • Keurig Coffee Makers • 49” 4k HDTV’s • Luxury Robes in our Suites • Locally Made Bath Products by Dani Naturals • Local Artwork

Why come to Independence?

Independence is nestled in the Willamette Valley with scenic views and Oregon’s oldest wine country. Experience the historic and charming downtown, explore the region by hiking, biking, floating in the Willamette River or get to know the people at a farmer’s market, winery or museum.


Explore the Eola-Amity Hills AVA, housing over a hundred vineyards, each with its own personality but all within a quick drive of The Independence Hotel. Discover what gives Oregon wine world class status, while talking with the knowledgeable and down to earth winemakers that help produce such flavorful grapes.


Explore charming downtown Independence with its vibrant main street. Whether its a champagn and dessert spot, a beloved coffee shop or classic ice cream shop, there is no shortage of one-of-a-kind businesses to check-out.


Independence is at the center of cycling culture in Oregon. With a diverse network of trails to pick from, exploring is easy and accessible year-round!

On the Water

Take advantage of Oregon’s beautiful summer months by partaking in the adventures of the Willamette River. Go with the flow via kayak or inner tube from one of the multiple drop-off walking distance from The Independence Hotel.

Birding – Osprey Cam

Spot dozens of avian species from Trumpeter Swans to the endangered Streak Horned Lark. Check out the local wildlife refuge, or simply take a walk around the hotel. If your ears are open and your binoculars are ready, you’ll find that life is all around you. View our resident Osprey (Olga and Ollie) from our web cam, or from our rooftop deck.


The Pacific Northwest and craft beer go hand in hand. With breweries that use the best local ingredients (including some grown on nearby hop-farms), let yourself be surprised and delighted by the influence of local flowers and spices.


Planning a wedding? The views amidst Oregon wine country are unparalleled in the Pacific Northwest and The Independence Hotel would love to host you and your guests. Contact us to help you find a venue, determine group rates or plan special experiences for the guests around the big day!

Explore the Region

From Independence’s Riverview Park to local farmers’ markets, the Pentacle Theater and Salem’s Riverfront Carousel, new adventures await every day around Independence. We’d love to help make your trip one you’ll never forget and there’s no better way than to share the town and the region we love.



Located on the Willamette River in The Independence Hotel, Territory is the perfect spot to grab a bite at the end of a day of exploring. Local and seasonal ingredients, straightforward and best shared with friends, our menu is a celebration of the region. Grab a seat at the bar, by the fireplace, a cozy corner in our lounge, or watching the river go by on our covered patio.