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Nordic Motel

#23 of 133 Hotels in Portland
Certificate of Excellence
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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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San Francisco, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I think that you have to take these glowing reviews with a grain of salt. Yes the Nordic Motel is very clean and has a great price, but it is located in a lousy area. Across the street is a drive up coffee kiosk with Baristas in bikinis! There is nothing close by that looked inviting as far as restaurants.... More 

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Longbranch, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a little leery before we arrived, with the relatively low price and the location. We found a clean, comfortable and affordable room. Trains, planes and automobiles made it a little noisy, but it was not that bad. We were able to navigate all over the east side with relative ease from this location. Would definitely stay there again.

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Victorville, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must stay for any type of traveler; friendly staff, large super clean, frig and microwave in room, free coffee, neat grounds and close parking. Also there is FREE wifi! Furnishings and space comparable to our Worldmark Timeshare; but better they provide daily maid service! Easy access to food, stores, shopes, local sights and landmarks. You can't to better!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was awesome for a family, we were upgraded to a room with a full kitchen which was perfect. We were able to cook with an oven. The rooms were clean and large, loved it. Coffee was available each morning at reception. The staff were awesome and super friendly. Would highly recommend.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful visit to Portland for the NCAA Tournament (our team won) and Nordic Motel was a big part of our enjoyable trip. Even though there was a little bit of a discrepancy on the reservation (made through a third party), the office manager was generous in figuring it out. We stayed in Room 8 (near the back... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We booked a room in Febuary because we would be attending an event at the MODA center. The facility was clean and the staff was very nice! Our room was clean and identical to the pictures I had seen online before booking. The hotel was also within close distance to anything or anywhere we needed to get to.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I received an upgraded room because I booked it through the Nordic web site. That was a very nice surprise. The room's are always clean and pleasant. This is a great place to stay, my wife has been very pleased with our stays here.

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Oregon
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Nordic Motel is by far the best bet for your money whenever in Portland Oregon! I had to catch a flight out of PDX last week but the flight was canceled so I had to get a room for the night until my next flight out, which was in the AM the next morning. The kind and friendly staff had... More 

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Oglala, South Dakota
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I stayed at the Nordic for a few days and was reluctant to leave. The bed and head/neck-conforming pillow were super comfortable; I got great sleep, and that, for me, is the most important thing. Next important is the caffeination solution in place. Here there are two coffee options: drink the Nordic's, which tastes great and is free, or just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The staff was very friendly and the rooms were Amazing! At first sight of the price, I thought "no way it's this place as great as the reviews say it is. " I was wrong! I will stay again the next time I'm in town.

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