Convention headquarters will be at Riverhouse on the Deschutes Hotel and Convention Center, located at 3075 N Business 97, Bend, OR 97703. Reservations: (866) 453-4480. Website: https://www.riverhouse.com.
When making your reservation, mention the Watercolor Society of Oregon to get the group rate of $179.00 per night. Please make reservations as soon as possible as they will fill quickly. The WSO room block will be released on March 15, and rates will return to retail value. The convention center is connected to the hotel via an underground walkway that takes about five minutes door-to-door. Currents Restaurant is located on-site, and parking is plentiful and provided at no charge.
Some other nearby hotels include:
- Shilo Inn Suites Hotel: (541) 389-9600. https://www.shiloinns.com/shilo-inns-bend
- Red Lion Inn and Suites on the Deschutes: (541) 388-4114. https://www.redlion.com/red-lion-inn-suites/or/bend/red-lion-inn-suites-deschutes-river-bend
- McMenamins Old St. Francis School Hotel: (541) 382-5174. https://www.mcmenamins.com/old-st-francis-school
See the Visit Bend website for more lodging options: https://www.visitbend.com/plan-a-trip/visitor-guide/.
Stay tuned for more information on the “homestay” option.