The Independence

The Independence – A Trace Hotel – a 75-room, Boutique Hotel under construction in Oregon’s Willamette Valley Wine Region.

The Independence – A Trace Hotel is a new-build development on the Willamette River in the city of Independence, Oregon. A public, private partnership, EHG and partner Tokola Properties were selected as the lead developer of the hotel portion of the 13-acre site through an RFQ and exclusive negotiation process with the City of Independence. EHG is the management company and an owner.

On the west bank of the Willamette river, in the southern Willamette Valley wine region, the boutique upscale hotel embraces the river with a highly customized design intended to serve the local university, wine tourism, and outdoor recreation enthusiasts, including cycling, birding, water sports and hiking. Bike-friendly amenities include ab in-room room bike storage, a 24-hour bike work-room and outdoor bike-wash stations. The restaurant features a full-service restaurant and bar with local wine, brews and fresh seasonal cuisine.