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The Mark Spencer

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   409 SW 11th Ave., Portland, OR 97205 (Downtown)
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Ranked #23 of 132 Hotels in Portland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Madison, Wisconsin
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Loved our stay in this downtown hotel. Appreciated the quiet remodeled room. We were on the 6th floor. There was NO outside noise. Consequently, we had a very restful stay in the heart of a fun city. The breakfast was fine, loved the afternoon cookies. The wine tasting was not impressive. I did mention to the front desk that our... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The staff at the MSH are great. Especially Laura, Laney and Kate. Location is ideal. Hotel is clean and comfortable. We appreciate the special attention for our 20th wedding anniversary. The coffee machine in the lobby is a signature differençe thank you.

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Sedona, Arizona
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110 reviews 110 reviews
11 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here prior to a river cruise and it was very good for the two of us. This was priced higher than we would ordinarily choose, but we didn't bother to rent a car and that kept the visit affordable. Our room was terrific with very little noise from other guests or the streets. Not a complaint, but the sink... More

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lynnwood, wa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Loved this location!! completely surrounded by lovely stores and great bars/restaurants. Onsite underground parking - felt comfortable leaving our car + it was easy to come/go as needed. Super friendly staff!! Had an adorable personalized welcome message for our dog and a list of pet friendly restaurants and nearby off leash park - saved us time researching nearby places. I... More

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Port Moody, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Mark Spencer is right downtown Portland, walking distance to many interesting areas, and the food trucks. The hotel is a renovated older building, quite charming. In suite kitchenette with dishes etc... if you want to cook a meal. Staff is friendly, courteous, and helpful. Bed was comfortable and doesn't creak. The hotel has all the amenities you would expect... More

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Pam-Coser, General Manager at The Mark Spencer, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us! We get many comments on the comfort of our beds with many guests asking to purchase our bedding package. I appreciate your kind mention of my staff and I will be happy to pass along your comments to them. As for the in-room safes, we will be installing these in all guestrooms... More

Vancouver, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very nice boutique hotel close to downtown and The Pearl district. We liked the central location. The staff were very helpful, and the room, though dated, was comfortable and clean. Free tea and cookies in the afternoon and wine at happy hour.

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Pam-Coser, General Manager at The Mark Spencer, responded to this review

You have touched on all the amenities our guests love - afternoon tea and fresh baked cookies, evening wine reception and our location! We are close to most Portland attractions, as well as award winning dining, tax free shopping and Portland coffee cafes. I would love to hear which ones became your favorites. Thank you for being our guest -... More

5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We used the "place a bid" system to get a room at the Mark Spencer at less than the posted rate. The 1 bedroom executive suite was very comfortable and had good natural light. The space was small for four adults (two on a pull out couch) but the kitchenette worked well and it was nice to be able to... More

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Pam-Coser, General Manager at The Mark Spencer, responded to this review

I'm happy you were able to secure a room using our "Bid Your Own Price" option on our website. This is a great way to reserve a room at our hotel with the possibility of saving money. Depending on our occupancy, it's not always the way to go, but worth a try on any given day. I would like to... More

11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When this is fully refurbished this hotel will get 5 stars. We had a corner suite which was bright, roomy and comfortable with a great little kitchen and proper windows you could open. We loved the location between the pearl district and downtown and right next to the brewery block. We loved breakfast and the wine tasting and made full... More

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Pam-Coser, General Manager at The Mark Spencer, responded to this review

I appreciate your honest review and am happy you enjoyed your corner suite. These particular rooms have not been remodeled yet, but I'm working toward a 5-star review before your next visit! We will be installing safes in all rooms as we get closer to renovation completion. We realize this is a "must have" in hotels rooms and we are... More

Portland, OR
20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We invited friends to visit us for so we popped for their room. Hotel rooms in Portland are quite spendy these days. We met them before going to a play and we were favorably impressed by the room, for Portland a very good value. Will recommend.

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Pam-Coser, General Manager at The Mark Spencer, responded to this review

Being a Portlander, we appreciate your endorsement of the Mark Spencer. I invite you to come down anytime to see the progress on our renovations. I would love to personally take you on a tour! Thank you for your review! Warm Regards, Pam More

bath, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although we enjoy staying in the big chains such as Best Western this hotel has a very American feel to it being friendly and personal with its own particular 'Portland' charm. It has an excellent location for wandering around by foot or using the excellent public transport system, which we used quite easily to get from and to the airport.... More

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Pam-Coser, General Manager at The Mark Spencer, responded to this review

Glad you made note of our public transportation system. It is one of the best in the world as we have many international travelers come to study Portland's layout. It makes exploring the city and surrounding areas easy and affordable. And with our city blocks being quite short, you can easily get around the city on foot. I'm happy you... More

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Address: 409 SW 11th Ave., Portland, OR 97205
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Location: United States > Oregon > Portland > Downtown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Mark Spencer 3*
Number of rooms: 102
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