Luxurious Shades

We doubt Portland, Oregon’s, famous Heathman Hotel had any clue as to the role they’d play in E.L. James’s runaway bestseller, Fifty Shades of Grey, but taking part in the wilder imaginings of readers across the globe certainly hasn’t hurt the hotel’s popularity.

Even if your travels to Portland are of the less lascivious variety, the Heathman makes for a truly luxurious and gorgeously stylish place to call home. Think boutique style and service in a grand, historic setting with the full gamut of amenities — everything from a world-class contemporary art collection to complimentary wine tastings. There’s even a 4,000-volume guest lending library where every book has been signed by an author who enjoyed a Heathman stay. We suspect the copy of Fifty Shades is already checked out;