Well I wanted to stay downtown for a weekend at the end of July, but prices are well over 300 / night. I'm not sure why that is but it's more than I am willing to pay. I know what it's like to stay at the airport - so what are these communities such as Beaverton, Hillsboro, etc. that show up as affordable on booking sites? Just suburban sprawl, or are they interesting options?
I will have to make a trade off I realize - so my question is, if you can't stay downtown are there any neighborhoods other than the airport that are worth considering?