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Jupiter Hotel in Portland Re-Launches Website with All New Innovative Hospitality Features

Jupiter Hotel Portland OregonJupiter Hotel Newly Redesigned includes Twitter friendly content, custom interactive map, and Portland, Oregon artisan trip planner features.

Jupiter Hotel, a mid-century modern boutique property in Portland, Oregon, today announced the re-launch of its website,, showcasing a refreshed look and feel, as well as a new user-friendly layout. The new site’s fully responsive design continues to highlight the hotel’s innovative, customer and community-focused approach to hospitality.

“The Jupiter Hotel is considered the epicenter of Portland, Oregon’s Southeast Cultural District. Offline, we have worked hard to create a place that has a sense of community for Jupiter’s tribe. The goal with our new website,, is to do the same thing online,” explains hotel General Manager, Al Munguia.

Just a few of the rich features on this site include:

  • Shareable content. Almost every sentence is 140 characters or less, optimized for sharing on a guest’s favorite social network.
  • Responsive platform. A completely new navigation is feature rich and allows the guests to quickly and efficiently move throughout the website with ease, on desktop or any mobile platform.
  • Interactive tools. Photos on the ‘rooms’ and ‘deals’ pages are gray until moused over, both to create a focus on the main photo, and also to give a feeling and an enticement to go deeper and get more information.
  • Interactive Portland events calendar and nearby map. The calendar seamlessly integrates with the user’s; guests can quickly plan their next trip to PDX. The map feature is searchable by interest, location and business.

The Jupiter Hotel is home to a diverse group of urban explorers. With the help of Christian Harder Photography, their team spent 5 days capturing the essence of the property and its community. Telling the story of the Jupiter Hotel, as it relates to place, community, and its fans, was an important aspect in the planning and creation of the new website. Designed as an extension of the lifestyle, experiences, staff knowledge and community that is fostered in and around the Jupiter Hotel,’s additional purpose is to bring awareness to the neighborhoods, artists, farmers, craft distillers, microbrewers, bands, and the many individuals who help craft Portland into the city that it is today.

About The Jupiter Hotel:

The Jupiter serves as a home-on-the-road for modern travelers, cultural creatives and business nomads looking to indulge in urban life. The 81 modern guestrooms, connect guests to the vibrancy of Portland at affordable rates. The hotel has been featured by national magazines such as Elle Décor, Travel + Leisure, GQ and more. Travelers looking for a unique experience in urban hospitality find their destination at the Jupiter Hotel, located at 800 E. Burnside, Portland, OR. Reserve a room today at or call 877-800-0004.

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