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Nordic Motel

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   11942 NE Sandy Blvd., Portland, OR 97220
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Ranked #17 of 133 hotels in Portland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 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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Seattle, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very strong dog pee smell in the room. The hotel lady said "they don't allow dogs" and there is nothing they can do. Also there is "cleaning deposit" which we have never heard of in other hotels/motels - we don't know when we will get it back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We made reservations online and we were pretty tired after a long drive and traffic through Portland, so we were very pleasantly surprised by the room. It was very quiet, nice memory foam pillows, good TV, DVD and CD players. The room looked like it was recently redone. We met the owner in the morning and he was very cordial.... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great motel near downtown for a great price. Our room had a full kitchen and was spotless. From the minute that we pulled up we could tell that the owners took tremendous pride in their property. No detail was overlooked. Very updated, especially in the kitchen area. Would recommend to those traveling to Portland!

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Boise, Idaho
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

On a recent quick trip to Portland, I wanted a reasonably priced motel near Gresham and the I-205 route south. You will not find a cleaner motel, parking area, office, along with comfortable rooms/beds anywhere else for the price. The staff is very courteous and accommodating. The Nordic is an excellent and unique alternative to the pricier hotels, motel chains,... More

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10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here based on the reviews. And I have to say that my stay matches the experience of others. Reception is welcoming. My room was large and comfortable. Something about it that gave me the impression that someone had gone to a lot of effort to make the place nice. Very comfy pillows, clean and new furnishings. I'm a little... More

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Oakland, California
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I took a road trip up from CA and was very tired and a little stressed out by the time I made it to Portland. I arrived before check in time and the owners were so nice and got my room ready very quickly so I could go in. Upon entering my room I was pleasantly surprised by how clean... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't let the motel in the name scare you away. This is a clean, respectable place where the owners take enormous pride in the service they are providing. Basic room with kitchen inside. Clean, quiet, and safe. Definitely would stay at again.

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Atlantic City
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9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great discovery. An extremely affordable hotel that was spotless and comfortable. My wife was a little concerned when we pulled in the parking lot, but once she saw the room she was very happy. Front desk staff was very courteous. One note, they charged a refundable deposit for a cleaning fee; you just have to remember to... More

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Bend, Oregon via Anchorage, AK
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Needing a place to crash and sleep between a late-arriving flight and long drive home with a bit of IKEA time included, found this property on Trip Advisor. Awesome....good price, clean, and as quiet as anywhere near PDX and the railroad is likely to be. Don't change a thing! It was obvious with the many other professionals driving high-end vehicles... More

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Edmonds, Washington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a motor lodge you will be happy, not sad, to check in to. We wanted a budget deal for a night away and got it here. Clean and courteous people who know how to run a motor lodge style hotel. One note: They say the coffee is good at the office. It is horrible. There is a Starbucks... More

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Address: 11942 NE Sandy Blvd., Portland, OR 97220
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Location: United States > Oregon > Portland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Nordic Motel 2*
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Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites
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#5 Best Value Hotel in Portland #11 Family Hotel in Portland #17 Spa Hotel in Portland #29 Romantic Hotel in Portland
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Nordic Motel is a diamond in the rough, the perfect for a place for a single night or even an extended stay. Located less than four miles from Portland's PDX airport, this is a clean and comfortable motel. We truly care about providing you with an affordable and enjoyable lodging experience."Your Home Away From Home" ... more   less 
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