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Nordic Motel

#18 of 133 Hotels in Portland
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11942 NE Sandy Blvd., Portland, OR 97220
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Boise, Idaho
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed at this motel out by the airport and quite a way from downtown because all my usual spots were sold out. This is an old motel on a strip of old motels that has recently been renovated (May15). Check in went well, clerk was friendly and offered several local suggestions for a late dinner. Room was clean and the... More 

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Torrance, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Almost at the end of a 10 day road trip through Northern Ca, Washington and Oregon and we needed a place to stay in Portland. Jay and his wonderful wife got us a room for two nights and it was the best place we stayed. They have done a wonderful job keeping their little gem in great condition. Everything you... More 

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Woodland, California, United States
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26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have stayed at this property three times and have always enjoyed the location (right by the airport), the value and the service. This last time both my husband and I were ill in the night and made quite a mess of our bed linens. The staff was so gracious and kind, cleaning up after us with no extra charge!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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80 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at Nordic Motel. It was less expensive hotels in the Portland area and I was looking for an economical alternative. since I was a female traveling along I wanted to make sure it was also safe, and indeed, the Nordic Motel felt very safe. Their rooms are all on the ground floor with ramps for... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No frills, clean and newly remodeled. Friendly staff with a nice property . Not the quietest or best location, but an excellent property for a night or two . Very close to downtown Portland . Easy freeway access to downtown . If u don't want the free coffee in the motel lobby , great espresso truck directly across the street

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Alturas, California
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8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Nordic is a great motel. Our room was very clean, had comfortable bed and pillows. They provide you with nice thick towels, shampoo,conditioner,soap and, blow dryer.Wonderful slim trim TV very good reception, lots of channels offered including movie channels. Good coffee was offered from 6:30 to 10 AM in the office. We brought our little 2 cup coffee maker... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located close to the airport and even closer to the offsite Rental Car companies. After several flight delays we arrived at the motel at 2am and were still greeted with a smile. The room and bathroom were clean and had great amenities....refrigerator, microwave, DVD player. I will definitely stay here again when I'm flying in or out of PDX. The... More 

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Sarasota FL
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57 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

People today are often reluctant to stay in small "local" motels and just go right to the chains! Take a chance and stay here! The owner Jay was great. The room (#16) was extremely clean. Bed was great. Shower was hot. What else could you ask for? Room was a little small, but made no difference to us. Just mentioning... More 

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Kennesaw
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32 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The owners did a great job of updating an older motel. I loved my room it was perfect and it was great for an over nighter. Bed was comfy. Shower was good. The neighborhood at first seemed a little sketchy but I still got in a 3 mile walk at 6 am and I wasn't worried at all. I ended... More 

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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Super clean, great beds and pillows, fantastic location, great value! Save your money, stay here instead of a name brand hotel, you won't be disappointed. Perfect for families and exploring Portland and surrounding areas like Multnomah Falls.

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