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Nordic Motel

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   11942 NE Sandy Blvd., Portland, OR 97220
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Ranked #18 of 133 hotels in Portland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Santa Barbara, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Clean, comfortable, and tasteful rooms that are very close to the airport. Very good value especially given the quality of the rooms. The neighborhood looks mildly sketchy so the well lit parking lot was appreciated. My only minor quibble is that our one BR room featured a full kitchen, but there were no plates, bowls, utensils, or glasses available to... More

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Los Angeles
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96 reviews 96 reviews
25 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You cannot ask for more from a small family run motel. It was clean and the beds were comfortable. The rooms were quiet and it was convenient to the airport. The room is small which is ok since so is the price. The TV is large with many more channels than you usually get in name hotels. A microwave and... More

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Seattle, Washington
4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks 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
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks 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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Address: 11942 NE Sandy Blvd., Portland, OR 97220
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Location: United States > Oregon > Portland
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Hotel Class:2 star — Nordic Motel 2*
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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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