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303 SW 12th Ave., Portland, OR (Downtown)
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Crystal Hotel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Gilbert, Arizona
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It all depends what your expectations are before booking this hotel. If you are looking for a luxurious, quiet, full of amenities hotel; this hotel is not for you. If you book knowing that basically it is a place to lay your head in a quirky, well priced, conveniently located hotel with high street and construction noise; this hotel is... More

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Baku, Azerbaijan
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Super spot, well maintained by a friendly and helpful staff. I had a bike delivered from a rental company and they had a great spot to house in the back of the house. I gotta say though, for all of the decor, the location and the rooms are unbearable. My room (shared bathroom) had low noise isolation, and ultra saggy... More

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Dametris, Manager at Crystal Hotel, responded to this review

Heydar A.... We appreciate you taking the time to visit with us, and for the review. We're nothing close to standard, and this is what makes us unique. Nevertheless, it was an experience, and for that we appreciate your time. More

Nashville, TN
Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
24 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived late expecting a room with a private bath. When we arrived, there was a mix up and we had a room with a shared bathroom. No worries; we have stayed here before and liked the hotel and its amenities (SOAKING POOL). We settled our things and went to the soaking pool. I let my wife go ahead as... More

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Dametris, Manager at Crystal Hotel, responded to this review

Treadlightadventurer, thank you for your review! Thank you for taking the time to stay with us more importantly... It is what it is, isn't it? Hahaha!! Downtown has it's up and downs, and we try to provide our guest with the best experience we can. Thank you! More

Seattle, Washington
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We really enjoyed the quirkiness of this hotel. Reminded me of New Orleans. Loved the location. We enjoyed the music at Al's Den. Great soaking pool-hot tub after walking the city all day. The Bathrooms are in the hall but no big deal!They were always clean and vacant. There is some street noise on the Jakes restaurant side mostly garbage... More

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Dametris, Manager at Crystal Hotel, responded to this review

Very Fun Hotel!!! We like that... Thank you! We are a bit unique, I'll say, and this is what separates us from all of the others. Thank you for taking the time to review us, and for understanding our experience. More

New York City, New York
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

The Crystal Hotel is basically a souped up hostel, posing as a boutique hotel. It's part of the McMenamins chain of historic hotels and breweries. Do your research before you plan on staying here so you know what you're getting into. Basically I only recommend this place for young hipsters. If you love beer, alternative music, weird haircuts, tattoos, beards,... More

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Dametris, Manager at Crystal Hotel, responded to this review

Hey there! I normally start my responses with the header title provided by you, which on most occasions are, Quirky, Fun, or even LOUD!! In this case, we're basically a souped up hostel posing as a hotel... It's unfortunate that we were disappointing. However, we value every review, good and bad, and appreciate the time you took to rate us.... More

Hamilton, New Zealand
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I've never stayed in a place quite like this one, and it was wonderful! The room was so quirky and interesting, the musical theme was great. The rooms aren't huge, but they don't need to be. They are very comfortable and there is A/C. There is no TV in the room, but plenty of entertainment in the area. Bathrooms aren't... More

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48 reviews 48 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This hotel creates a special experience for its patrons, exemplified by each room being exclusive in design from hand painted murals, unique lamps, furniture, and color schemes. Set in the heart of the downtown's Pearl District, you have restaurants, retailers, entertainment, the weekend market, and permanent food truck communities within a short walk. Their salt water soaking pool, dim lit,... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The Crystal Hotel is a quirky but comfortable boutique hotel in the Pearl District of Portland. It's very convenient, but not in the most charming part of town. The rooms are very small but comfortable, as long as you're okay with walking to the bathrooms in the hallway. We didn't find this to be too inconvenient - I would call... More

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Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
40 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

First I must say this is not your average hotel, and don't expect a brand name - hotel chain type feel. This is a funky hotel, with a very colorful past that must be part of your experience here. Consider this a very unique hotel, one that you may never come across again, but trust me it is worth the... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Lovely and fun rooms. Totally unique, great staff. Gorgeous soaking pool downstairs (children welcome before a certain time). A little bit noisy from another bar downstairs, but comfy beds and charming rooms.

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Address: 303 SW 12th Ave., Portland, OR
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Location: United States > Oregon > Portland > Downtown
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Number of rooms: 51

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