Astoria, Oregon is the oldest American settlement west of the Rockies. Astoria has a 1913 trolley, a Riverwalk, unique shops, galleries, restaurants, entertainment, and accommodations. Attractions in or near Astoria include the 4.1 mile long Astoria Bridge, Fort Astoria, Fort Stevens State Park, the Heritage Center Museum, the Flavel House Museum, the Uppertown Fire Fighters Museum, Astoria Column, and the Columbia River Maritime Museum. More information about Astoria.
1 12th St, Astoria
Baked Alaska is a fine restaurant overlooking the Columbia River. Baked Alaska has private dining rooms available for receptions, celebrations, and other events. The Expedition Room is Baked Alaska’s larger banquet room that seats up to 60 people. The Discovery Room is a private room with a view of the river that seats up to 20 people.
Benjamin Young Inn
3652 Duane St, Astoria
The Benjamin Young Inn is an 1888 Queen Anne Victorian Bed and Breakfast on a 3/4 acre estate. The inn features views of the Columbia River from each room. The inn has four rooms with private baths and can accommodate small groups. The inn makes a beautiful setting for weddings. The inn serves gourmet breakfasts and offers catering for events.
Best Western Lincoln Inn
555 Hamburg Avenue, Astoria
Best Western Lincoln Inn is conveniently located in Astoria overlooking the Columbia River and Young’s Bay. The inn has a fitness center and an indoor heated pool and hot tub. The inn offers an 850 square feet room for meetings and events.
20 Basin St, Astoria
Bridgewater Bistro is a fine restaurant located in the riverfront Red Building. The restaurant offers great banquet facilities for events with up to 55 guests. For larger events, the Red Building Loft can seat up to 225 people. Bridgewater Bistro and the Loft make great settings for wedding receptions and rehearsal dinners. The restaurant caters events on and off-site.
Cannery Pier Hotel
10 Basin St, Astoria
The Cannery Pier hotel is a luxurious boutique hotel located on the site of the former Union Fish Cannery. The hotel sits 600 feet over the river and offers amazing views of the river, Cape Disappointment Lighthouse, and Washington. The Cannery has a Day Spa, a fitness room, a hot tub, and a sauna. The Cannery’s Union Fish Meeting Room can seat up to 70 people theater style or 60 people for banquets. The Chinook Boardroom seats up to 14 people for meetings and has two decks.
Clementine’s Bed and Breakfast
847 Exchange Street, Astoria
Clementine’s Bed and Breakfast is an 1888 two story Victorian home in downtown Astoria. The house has five bedrooms with private bathrooms. The adjacent Moose Temple Lodge has three suites that can each accommodate up to six people. Clementine’s offers cooking classes in the gourmet kitchen and can arrange special classes for private parties.
Comfort Suites Columbia River
3420 Leif Erickson Drive, Astoria
The Comfort Suites Columbia River is located off Highway 30 on the banks of the Columbia River. The 75 guestroom hotel has a business center, an exercise room, a sauna, an indoor pool, and a hot tub. The hotel has a 696 square feet meeting room that accommodates up to 73 people.
Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites – Astoria
204 West Marine Dr., Astoria
The Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites in Astoria is a 78 guestroom, riverfront hotel. The hotel offers a business center, a fitness room, an indoor pool, and a hot tub. The hotel has meeting rooms available for all sorts of events. The River View Room is a 1,900 square feet dividable room. The River Front Patio is 2,000 square feet outdoor patio that can be tented for events. The Bridge View Room is a 700 square feet room. The hotel has two 314 square feet boardrooms. The hotel also has 7,000 square feet of outdoor recreation area including a riverfront lawn.
357 12th St, Astoria
Hotel Elliott is a historic boutique hotel with 32 guest rooms. The hotel has over 15,000 square feet of meeting space for all sorts of events. Event spaces include the McTavish Room, the Havana Room, Elliott’s Cellar Wine Bar, a Conference Room, the Rooftop Terrace, the Presidential Suite, and the RiverPark Suite.
1203 Commercial St, Astoria
The Liberty Theater is a restored 1920s theater that serves as a performing arts venue. The theater is available to rent for events. The auditorium seats 667 people plus has space for 6 wheelchairs and 30 additional people standing. The McTavish Room is also available to rent for receptions and events. The room seats up to 185 people.
20 Basin St, Astoria
The Loft is an event space located in the historic, riverfront Red Building. The Loft has vaulted ceilings and great views of the Columbia River. The Loft can seat up to 350 people with theater seating or up to 225 for banquets.
The Pig ‘N Pancake
146 W Bond St, Astoria
Pig ‘N Pancake in Astoria is located on the Columbia River. The restaurant is a family favorite with 35 varieties of breakfast served any time as well as pasta, steak, seafood, chowder, and delicious deserts. Pig ‘N Pancake has banquet facilities available and caters events on and off-site.
Rogue Ales Public House
100 39th St, Astoria
Rogue Ales Public House occupies the former Bumble Bee Tuna cannery on Pier 39. The pub has Columbia River views and great food. The pub has banquet and meeting space available for groups with up to 150 people. In addition, 3 furnished suites are available on Pier 39 for overnight accommodations. The three suites can be combined for groups with up to 16 people.
Silver Salmon Grille
1105 Commercial St, Astoria
The Silver Salmon Grille is housed in the historic 1924 Fisher Building. The restaurant has an antique 120 year old bar in the lounge. The restaurant features fish murals and sculptures by local artists Peter Peterson and Vern Wilson. The River Room at the Silver Salmon Grille is a private dining room that can accommodate banquets and other events with up to 60 people.
The Riverpark Suite
10 6th St, Astoria, OR
The Riverpark Suite is a 2,800 square feet, four bedroom space that is available for overnight accommodations and small group events with up to 14 people. The Suite is located on the Columbia River and features extraordinary views of the river.
Take Home Gifts
Once you decide on a venue for your event, there are lots of other decisions that you will need to make. Here is a suggestion: instead of the usual goody bags, why not send guests home with something that will really provide them with a memory of your event? Photos from one of our photo booths and the always fun flip-books make great take-home souvenirs.
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