Looking for the Perfect Gresham Hotel?

Here’s Why Ponderosa Inn is Your Best Choice.

With abundant natural beauty and alluring urban neighborhoods, the Portland area is a prime spot for a couples trip, a family vacation, or a weekend getaway. Ponderosa Inn, formerly Pony Soldier Inn Gresham, has been renovated and rebranded and is ready to welcome travelers looking for clean, affordable accommodations centrally located in Multnomah County. 

Named for the Ponderosa pine, one of the most recognizable trees in the region, our hotel is an inviting base near the best of the area. Stay here to be close to all the splendor of the Pacific Northwest while enjoying the convenience and perks we provide our guests. Curious to learn more about this budget-friendly Gresham hotel? Read on to learn why this property should be your home away from home the next time you’re in the area. 

Clean and Comfortable Rooms and Suites

From cozy rooms to spacious suites, there are a variety of accommodations to choose from at Ponderosa Inn. Traveling to Portland with a group of friends? Opt for the Double Queen Room, which accommodates four. Our Double Queen Balcony and King Balcony rooms give you a slice of outdoor space overlooking our inner courtyard and the pool deck, an added bonus in the summer months. If you’re planning to stay a while, choose the King Suite, which comes with a separate living area and a well-equipped kitchenette. 

All rooms at Ponderosa Inn come with a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a microwave, a fridge, and a coffee maker. That means you can store and reheat leftovers, and even enjoy a fresh cup of coffee in your room every morning. Other in-room amenities include an ice bucket and supplies, a luggage rack, an iron and ironing board, and a closet with hangers. When you need something, simply let the front desk staff know — we work hard to earn our place as one of the friendliest, most accommodating Gresham, Oregon hotels

Convenient Hotel Amenities

Staying at Ponderosa Inn means having an array of perks and conveniences at your fingertips. Wake up every morning and fuel up at the lobby coffee bar, offering freshly brewed coffee and small breakfast snacks. For other times when you’re feeling peckish, head to the vending machines for a small bite to eat or a cold drink, and stop by the ice machine for some ice to keep your beverages cold. 

On those warm summer days, there’s nothing like a refreshing dip in Ponderosa Inn’s swimming pool. You can also make use of a fitness room equipped with exercise equipment, as well as a business center with computers and printers. In your room and in public areas, you’ll have access to complimentary WiFi to keep you connected. Self-parking, too, is free. Should you need to wash clothes during your stay, there are laundry facilities available to guests.  

Excellent Location Near the Best of Portland

Thanks to the hotel’s convenient, central location, you’ll never be too far from a host of interesting things to do in Gresham and the greater Portland area. You can reach downtown Portland by car in about 30 minutes, where major attractions such as Portland Art Museum, Powell’s Books, and the Portland Japanese Garden await. 

Nature lovers will be thrilled by the splendid nature areas located near Ponderosa Inn. Dabney State Recreation Area spans 138 acres and includes hiking trails, picnic tables, a disc golf course, and even the opportunity to partake in river sports. Even more beautiful scenery awaits at Washougal River State Park and Sandy River Delta. Take your camera along to Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, a lush canyon overlooking the Columbia River. And don’t miss jaw-dropping Multnomah Falls, an iconic cascade located just a half hour from the hotel. 


If you’re planning a trip to the Portland area, book your stay at Ponderosa Inn. Immaculate rooms, friendly staff, and impressive amenities make our property a top Gresham hotel. Enjoy the best of the area and return home to a comfortable room with everything you need for a great stay. 

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