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University Place

2.5 of 5 310 SW Lincoln Street, Portland State University, Portland, OR 97201
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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33 reviews 33 reviews
30 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

At the time of writing (January '15) the lightrail stop in front of the hotel was not open yet, but it looked like it will open soon which will make it infinitely easy to get from the airport to the hotel for $2.50. Right now it is about a 10-15 min walk to downtown with the lightrail you'll have another... More 

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Corvallis, Oregon
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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I had an exam in Portland so I got one of the rooms in this hotel. There were better rooms but for the price and location that I wanted this was the perfect match. The room was okay with a good shower. It was also important to me that breakfast was included on the price and I enjoyed it. I... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Pros: Good location on the southend of downtown. Walking distance to street foods, shops. 12 noon check out instead of 11am. No tip necessary since it's owned by the state as shown on their brochure in room. Con: No mini fridge to keep drinks cool. Long walk to ice machine.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

A friend visiting Oregon for the first time and I stayed at the University Place Hotel this past weekend. The staff was friendly and accommodating. Room comes with an ethernet cable, not wi-fi. Special shout-out needs to go to housekeeping. We slept in and left for a couple of hours on Saturday; during the window we were out our room... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We stayed here the night before an appointment at OHSU and for the price I paid and the images on their website I was expecting something much different. The hotel was just and average motel. Not the cleanest and the price for parking was outrageous. The restaurant and lounge area was not the nicest but the service was good If... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Came with a group and the 'hotel' is really more like a motel and in terrible condition. Dirty, spiders in our rooms, ceilings leaking, really shoddy wifi or no wifi at all, some of the staff was okay while others couldn't care less, lots of running around of people during the middle of the night, horrible dated decor and outdated... More 

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Los Angeles
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4 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I stayed at this hotel with a group of friends for 3 nights. The location was convenient....but aside from that I don't have much to say. The room was a place to stay. Beds were comfortable and the towels clean. I didn't risk eating in the restaurant (personal preference). Did seem a unnecessary to charge for parking since it was... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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47 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This was a surprise. The Portland University University Place (which is run totally as a commercial hotel) was very nice, very well-located. We had a large, clean and quiet room facing the interior courtyard and pool. The bed was great and the room was well-appointed, fridge, microwave and coffee-maker. Really could not have asked for more, and the wifi was... More 

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8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Was there just for overnight to a concert at the new waterfront event center. Walking distance. Sort of shabby room, worn out and tired abit, but the location is good, the value very good, and the staff excellent. The wi fi set up is amazingly goofy ( they email you a password , and it s slow, on a Uni... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I was using the hotel as a base for boarding the Amtrak Coast Starlight from Union Station. The hotel is close to the tram which goes straight to Union Station. The staff were friendly and helpful and the welcome 'smart' cookie was a nice unique way to greet you. The room itself was basic but provided everything I needed and... More 

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Address: 310 SW Lincoln Street, Portland State University, Portland, OR 97201
Location: United States > Oregon > Portland > Downtown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — University Place 2.5*
Number of rooms: 235
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