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Motel 6 Portland Downtown

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   518 NE Holladay Street, Portland, OR 97232 (Formerly Shilo Inn)
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We picked this hotel for its proximity to the max and the price. BAD DECISION. Our door would not stay closed unless we double-locked from inside. If you are outside you can open with a push, no turn of knob necessary. We told front desk and they showed us how to slam it well enough to stay closed, which we... More

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Portland Downtown, responded to this review

Kelly, Thank you for sharing your review. We strive to deliver a great guest experience, but it sounds as though we did not perform to our usual standards in this case. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable room and are sorry for any failure in delivering on the commitment during your recent stay. Please know the issues you... More

Tacoma, Washington
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

That's what I get for not checking here first. Booked through Hotels.com and their reviews are "significantly" better. My room was so thick with smoke that I could SEE it (this is a non-smoking hotel). Cigarette butts all over. The bathroom had been used by someone else. I asked to change rooms, and the manager was very rude about it.... More

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Portland Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your review. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable room and apologize for any failure in following through on that commitment during your recent stay. We do accommodate our smoking guests with assigned smoking rooms, and are sorry you experienced dissatisfaction with the concerns you describe. Please know the service issues you describe... More

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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First impression is a flop house. Loud street noises (homeless shouting, shopping cart peddling,street car noise, smokers in the breezeway, smelly rooms, very old beds, dirty linen. My room (#114) had a broken door strike which made the door loose and stay slightly ajar. It was never fixed after I informed the front desk. The light rail system shakes the... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Upon arriving the door would not open, was fixed the next day. Bathroom smelled of pot, fan did not work. TV remote did not work, power button on TV was broken which could have been shock hazard. Crusty stain on the carpet in the middle of the room and stains on the shower curtain of unknown origin. Did not want... More

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Newbury, New Hampshire
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Had to stay one night in Portland and this was where we stayed. It was fine for one night, staff weren't rude or welcoming somewhere in the mutual zone. Room smelt very strongly of....skunk.. You truly get what you pay for here, just a place to rest your head for a short time. Nothing fancy or nice.

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Marysville, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

I stayed at the Motel 6 in Downtown Portland this last weekend, after having a heck of a time with Shilo Inn in the same area. They gave me a double queen room in a great amount of time. I did not have to wait long for the maids to clean my room and I quickly figured out why it... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

When one visits Portland without having made a reservation, it is easy to get left behind or deceived by appearances. In the Convention Center district, the hotel across the street from this place looks nice, The Inn at The Convention Center(does have TV and wi fi). However, the rooms there lack a refrigerator and microwave and the balconies are locked... More

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Carson City, Nevada
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

I had not stayed in a Motel 6 for at least 20 years and now I remember why. This place is located next to the Max, so it's easy to go to and get away from. Being close means it is noisy, dual pane windows could help with the noise, but it's a Motel 6 so that will never happen.... More

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Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

stayed here for 2 nights while visiting on Memorial Day Weekend- basic rooms, amazing location, and okay rates. the towels provided in the washroom were stained, which was a turn off, but other then that it was an alright place to stay!

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Eugene, OR
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

The room had a very nasty and deep-rooted smell of urine. It was in the carpets near the bed. We informed the front desk but they said that all the rooms were full and could not put us in another room. They gave us a spray to mask the smell (which it did not). Overall, it felt like a cheap... More

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Address: 518 NE Holladay Street, Portland, OR 97232 (Formerly Shilo Inn)
Location: United States > Oregon > Portland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Portland Downtown 2*
Number of rooms: 35
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Also Known As:
Motel 6 Portland Downtown Hotel Portland
Shilo Inn Portland Convention Center
Portland Shilo Inn

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