Welcome to The Independence, a Trace Hotel, the perfect jumping off point for a Willamette Valley adventure! Designed and inspired by nature, we bring the outdoors front and center with expansive views and a rooftop deck and patio just a stone’s throw from the river. With in-room bike storage for the adventurer, a fantastic restaurant and bar, custom hot-tub and spa service room to encourage relaxation and recharging, we’ve got everything you need for a great stay.


Grab coffee or tea from our restaurant and head up to our rooftop deck to enjoy 360⁰ views of the Willamette River and bustling Riverfront Park. This is a special place where you can watch for Olga and Ollie the Ospreys while enjoying the concerts and events at Riverview Park.


An outdoors area with excellent facilities. Bike maintenance room, just off the lobby, heated with work benches and tools – available 24 hours a day. In-room storage for at least 2 bikes in a dedicated spot designed specifically so you don’t have to worry about leaving your bike in your car. In addition, guests have access to an outdoor cleaning and maintenance station as well.


Looking for a great space to hold your next meeting, conference or event? The Independence Event Center is located in historic downtown Independence and features over 4,300 square feet of modern, high-quality meeting space. Amenities include:

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  • Two large rooms with a total capacity of over 200 people, one of which can be divided into three breakout rooms ideal for small conferences.
  • Chairs and tables – round and rectangular – for up to 200 guests.
  • State of the art presentation equipment available including wireless microphones.
  • Catering kitchen with exclusive caterers to meet your food service needs.
  • Wireless Internet.
  • Easy access to Interstate 5.
  • ADA accessible.

EV Charging Stations

Charge into convenience and sustainability at our newly equipped hotel! Introducing our latest addition: state-of-the-art EV charging stations. Seamlessly blending eco-consciousness with modern comfort, our hotel is now your haven for recharging both yourself and your electric vehicle. Stay with us and power up worry-free while you relax and rejuvenate.


All guestrooms have either a river view or views of the stunning Independence Amphitheater in Riverview Park. The lobby of the hotel has an open-design with views of the river, our restaurant and bar open on to a patio with firepits and outdoor seating. We are feet away from the waterfront trail system making a riverfront hike as easy as walking out the front door of the hotel.


Relax and recharge in our custom-designed hot tub, perfect for a renewing soak. This serene place provides the ultimate respite from all the hustle and bustle of one’s life.


Enjoy river views while working out on one of our six machines. Filtered water and a nearby hot tub just add to the appeal.

Every room includes

In-room bike storage

VRF heating and cooling

Luxurious beds, headboards and furniture

Art by Willamette Valley artists


49 inch flat screen TVs

Fine bath products


Keurig Coffee makers

Hair dryers

Free premium speed wi-fi

Generous closets and ample hangers

Umbrellas – we’ve got you covered

Luxury robes - in our suites