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Hotel Modera

4.0 of 5 515 SW Clay St, Portland, OR 97201
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  • Location
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Pacifica, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Traveled solo in October of 2014. The location of this hotel is excellent as I was without a car. The bus stops right outside and it's a straight shot into the city center. While this is of course a big plus, I was in a corner room on the bus stop side of the street, and I definitely needed my... More 

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Hotel_Modera_GM, General Manager at Hotel Modera, responded to this review

Sandy H, Thank you for choosing Hotel Modera during your visit to Portland and taking the time to write a review about your experience. We feel that our location in the heart of the cultural arts district is hard to beat with amazing theaters, museums, and restaurants all a short walk. Though we do not often receive complaints about bus... More 

Seattle, WA
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at Modera during President's Day weekend. Other reviews of this hotel reflect our experience. It is an older motel with small rooms and bathrooms that has been redesigned in the midcentury modern design style. If you are a fan of midcentury modern and funky interiors, you will be pleased. The hotel staff members were very polite and helpful.... More 

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Pescadero, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here on two occasions during a two week visit to Portland. Great location downtown arts area, walking distance to most attractions, or hop on MAX rail or bus just outside the hotel to get practically anywhere within the city. Being downtown it was surprisingly quiet. Hotel Modera combines modern, trendy with classic style. The front desk staff is awesome!... More 

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Hotel_Modera_GM, General Manager at Hotel Modera, responded to this review

JLJepsen723, Twice in two weeks, that is great to hear! I am so glad that the Hotel Modera team was able to host you and that you found everything from our staff, to our location convenient and accommodating and we hope to welcome you back soon. JLJepsen723, please make sure to subscribe to our email list so that you can... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Lobby and outdoor area are very modern and artsy. The outside sitting area has several rows of fire by which to sit in the evening. Nice touch. Beds are comfortable with very interesting fake fur throws/blanket on each bed. Sounds strange....but it was actually very cool and incredibly comfy. The blood orange shampoo/conditioner/shower gel/moisturizer is yummy. The only odd thing... More 

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Hotel_Modera_GM, General Manager at Hotel Modera, responded to this review

Peacebrotha, So glad you had an excellent stay and we look forward to seeing you again. We pride ourselves on an accommodating staff, a clean facility, and providing a good night’s rest and it sounds like we delivered on all three. Peacebrotha, the issue with the outlets is one we are currently addressing as we are equipping each hotel room... More 

Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
40 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Returned to this hotel for a second time because I enjoyed the first time so much. This time, couldn't find a comparable rate to what I paid last time online so I called down. Guy at reservations couldn't match up a price to what their own site was showing online (!!), let alone the lower rates that booking sites were... More 

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Hotel_Modera_GM, General Manager at Hotel Modera, responded to this review

Arif_a786, Thank you so much for returning to Hotel Modera for your recent visit to Portland. There are many great properties to choose from and we are pleased we were able to service you twice. It does sound like your certain aspects of your recent stay did not deliver to the standard that we expect and that you deserve and... More 

Medford, Oregon
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're looking for a upscale place in Portland Oregon, this hotel has all the charm and elegance you looking for. An attentive staff, and small restaurant walking distance to amazing restaurants and shopping.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were just down for My wife's birthday and stayed at Hotel Modera for the first time. Easy to find, room was quiet and perfect for our needs. Unfortunately the weather was uncooperative but we still had a great time and checked out some new places during our stay.

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I like to take little staycations in downtown Portland every so often. We decided to spend Valentine's night at the Hotel Modera. It was nice, nothing fancy. The bed was comfy but I'm short and it's super high. The window was amazing, we spent a lot of time sitting and people watching. The shower sucked. It was... More 

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Hotel_Modera_GM, General Manager at Hotel Modera, responded to this review

Andi C, Happy Valentine’s Day Andi C, so glad we could be a part of the most romantic night of the year. Thank you for your recent stay at Hotel Modera and sharing your recent experience, especially for acknowledging our wonderful staff, our amazing restaurant, and the wonderful ability to people watch from the comfort of our rooms. Andi C,... More 

Seattle, Washington
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89 reviews 89 reviews
28 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love Modera, but had a weird stay last year. Whatever was going on last year is over and the Modera I love is back. We had a wonderful visit. Everything was perfect even with it being a busy holiday weekend. My kids had a fantastic time as well and can't wait to return. Modera is perhaps my all time... More 

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Hotel_Modera_GM, General Manager at Hotel Modera, responded to this review

Seattle_Wine_Travels, So good to hear from you again, and I appreciate the words of kindness for the hotel and our guest services team. As a repeat guest we value the continual feedback, and are pleased to know we are back in your good graces. Tell the kids we can’t wait to see them again and please feel free to contact... More 

Seattle, Washington
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have stayed here twice in the past 2 months and have been very pleased each time. Modera is definitely in the upper echelon of Portland hotels with all of the proper elements. Our experience, chronologically: Made reservations on hotel web site, found good pricing and when comparing to travel sites prices were the same so booked through the hotel. Were... More 

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Hotel_Modera_GM, General Manager at Hotel Modera, responded to this review

T W, It sounds like it was a blissful Christmas and I was so pleased that Hotel Modera could be a part of a special holiday retreat. You'll be pleased to know that in the next few months the suite you enjoyed so much will be getting some upgrades to its décor and design. I appreciate you touching on three... More 

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Additional Information about Hotel Modera

Address: 515 SW Clay St, Portland, OR 97201
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Location: United States > Oregon > Portland > Downtown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Modera 4*
Number of rooms: 174
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Also Known As:
Modera Hotel Portland
Hotel Style:
#11 Luxury Hotel in Portland
#13 Romantic Hotel in Portland
#19 Business Hotel in Portland
#23 Family Hotel in Portland

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