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Nordic Motel

2.0 of 5 11942 NE Sandy Blvd., Portland, OR 97220
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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42 reviews 42 reviews
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was planning on spending a few nights in Portland and initially looked at hotels in the City centre. Their prices are outrageous. Then I discovered the Nordic Motel. Glamorous it isn't. But it's clean, quiet and inexpensive. The staff are charming and accommodating. Warning, if you opt for the Nordic a car is a necessity. For breakfast I suggest... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After a couple nights at the Residence Inn, we were done with the conference and off to spend a couple days in Portland. Whipped out an app to see where we should stay. High rankings both here and Yelp, coupled with the close proximity to the airport sealed the deal. Found it nestled in an older suburban area, on a... More

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New York City, New York
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This motel was fine for a one night stay passing through Portland but generally not located anywhere near city center. The room was spacious and had a full kitchen but it smelled a little smoky even though we were in a non-smoking room. I'd probably find a different hotel closer to town next time but if you just need an... More

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Fremont, California
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10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent place to crash in during a short visit to or passing through Portland. Very neatly maintained - inside the rooms and out. Comfortable bed & pillows (memory foam pillows!). This place was better than most of the places where we spent twice as much for a night! Apart from that, got a good wi-fi, mini fridge & microwave, close... More

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Long Beach, United States
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at this motel several times over the years and will continue to stay here. It is everything I want when I travel - close to the airport, very clean and inexpensive. It contains a microwave, fridge and wi-fi. The owner and staff are great - they care about the their guests and their motel. They are extremely... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wasnt expecting much given the location of this motel. But to my surprise it was amazing! Not a spec of dirt in the parking lot, everything painted and beautifully landscaped. Such welcoming staff and extremely helpful, always asking if we needed anything. The room was a shocker, cleaner than rooms I've spent twice the money on. Having a full... More

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Barnard, Missouri
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just stayed one night before flying out of Portland. It was close to the airport and felt safe. The rooms were very clean and comfortable. We were bumped up to a suite with full size fridge and oven for around $70/night. The person working the desk (possibly the owner?) was extremely friendly. The wifi worked great and the beds... More

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Abilene, Texas
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46 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

Saw previous reviews and wasn't disappointed. Newly remodeled room, flat screen tv with lots of channels, and a very friendly owner. Not to mention, $72 for a room is hard to beat. Microwave and fridge in the room, close to the airport. Did I mention friendly owner? Definitely!

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Owner-operated, so service was excellent. Rooms are clean, with fresh paint, good mattresses and memory foam pillows. We were upgraded to a suite upon arrival, which had a complete kitchen but no serving or cooking utensils. He made arrangements for our early (430am) taxi, but somehow we didn't get our wake-up call. Use your phone or in-room clock for a... More

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Nadi, Fiji
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3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The Nordic Motel is one of those places that you want to remember for next time. The price is right and the family ownership shows in the attention to detail. I was able to drive a few blocks to the light rail train station and park there all day for free. The Red Line train to down town was easy... 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*
Number of rooms: 24
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