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University Place

310 SW Lincoln Street, Portland State University, Portland, OR 97201
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Ranked #96 of 133 Hotels in Portland
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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
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    3 of 5 stars
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San Jose, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Despite the great location, right next to downtown, this hotel isn't the place you want to spend your nights in; Unfriendly stuff, No Wi-Fi, 15 dollars fee for parking, etc. Thanks to the the wonderful public transportation Portland offers, you can definitely book a room somewhere else and just take the bus/trolley to downtown.

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Pueblo, Colorado, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The staff did an excellent job to accommodate us that's why I gave it two stars instead of 1. Initially our room opened to the outside. For $130 a night that's ridiculous. I've stayed in multiple cities with a great room for that price. Our room had toenail clippings on the floor. After that and opening to the outside I... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Horrible customer service. Either we are not worth treating... or the front desk man is lazy and smug. He did not welcome, he told me everything I could 'not' do as a guest, and I asked about wifi. He said, oh... here it is, and there is breakfast. Not where though.... not when. The front desk man on March 25,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Overall appearance/facilities: I was highly disappointed with our stay at this "hotel" if it can even be called that!? It appears to be more of a youth hostel/student accommodation type place and you're reminded of this with the hoards of students who join you for breakfast. The place is outdated and well due a good refurb. Come on guys, this... More 

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toronto
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75 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed 2 night, King Room Wasn't sure what to expect after reading the reviews so I was pleasantly surprised. It was easy to find, good parking, and out room was updated. Pleasant walk into the downtown core – not very far at all. Convenient, quiet location, with easy access entering / exiting the city. We had a no fuss check-in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at University Place for a couple nights. It is conveniently located walking distance to the river front and downtown. Rooms were average and fairly clean, though wi-fi was only available in "deluxe" rooms (which appeared the same as the normal rooms save for being slightly more expensive). The reception desk is run by PSU students who were not overly... More 

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Klamath, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pros: We stayed here for a competition over the weekend.The breakfast was decent, The hotel staff were very friendly and helpful. They are 2.5 miles from the convention center. Cons: What it doesn't state is that the pool is closed for the season and so is any outside ice machine. The beds are hard! The rooms were not cleaned every... More 

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South Bend, Indiana
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cheap, close to the city center, quiet, and safe (I guess). Decent, free breakfast (real scrambled eggs!). Helpful staff, too. But I'm not sure that I would stay here again. I can deal with the weirdly worn and discolored carpets, the door locks that require esoteric wisdom to operate, and the police arresting someone in the parking lot as my... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only slight positive thing about this hotel was the location. You're downtown... NOT by the resturant district though so be prepared to do A LOT of walking. It was pricey considering it was a ghetto hotel room, towels were hard and worn. You're told you get free wifi but nope only in the lobby or pool area. The rooms are... More 

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Playa Flamingo
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3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you need internet, do not pick University Place Hotel. Only their deluxe rooms have wifi. My standard room had a short RJ45 cable next to the TV that was absolutely useless. The linen and towels were just above the quality that would have been used for cleaning floors. The room door was difficult to open until the staff showed... More 

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