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The Mark Spencer

#22 of 133 Hotels in Portland
Certificate of Excellence
409 SW 11th Ave., Portland, OR 97205
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Ranked #22 of 133 Hotels in Portland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
Will C Burlington, Vermont
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Burlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Mark Spencer was going through renovations while I was there, but they managed to keep the work mostly invisible. It is an older hotel building, so the rooms a slightly smaller than typical new construction. The rooms are very nicely appointed and the lobby area still has a bit of the old hotel charm. The breakfast is scant, the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you to the great staff and people at the Mark Spencer Hotel! You went above our expectations! Room clean, people friendly, like the BIG TV, and especially aporeciate that you read the registration comment that we were coming to celebrate our 25 wedding anniversary... the card, bottle of wine and box of chocolates are so thoughtful and we appreciate... More 

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sparks nv
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92 reviews 92 reviews
21 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel itself was wonderful. It's an older property, but the rooms we had, two rooms each with two queens were beautifully updated, granite, marble. They were super spacious with an attached sitting room, tv in bedroom and tv in sitting room. Also came with a galley style kitchen with anything you would need to stay for awhile. The bathroom... More 

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Greater Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a friend join us for our stay in portland and I called the hotel to arrange a roll-out bed - which was as easy as you would expect. On check in, we were advised that instead of a roll-out, we had been upgraded to a twin-queen suite with sofa-bed in the living area. The room was on the... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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58 reviews 58 reviews
14 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel was in the process of being completely renovated. We had one of the guest rooms (bedroom and living room) that had been completed. It was very nice with windows that actually open. The hotel provided cookies in the afternoon and wine and cheese between 5 and 6 pm in addition to a continental breakfast. The hotel is close... More 

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Kennewick
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We made reservations at the Mark Spencer Hotel in October on their submit bid process and we accepted their counterbid. I had a relative also make reservations. The reservations were for March 20 and 21. I got a call from the Mark Spencer a few days prior to March 20 asking if we had any special requests. I asked that... More 

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Bandon, Oregon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location is everything with this place! Walking distance to great restaurants and shopping. Check and see how the remodeling is going. I needed to stay in the room during the day and was in the thick of it. We requested to be moved and it was perfect after that. The new rooms are upgraded with new windows, so it was... More 

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Abbotsford, B.C.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We spent a great long weekend here! Lovely updated room. Great deal through Travelzoo. Tea and cookies in the afternoon, wine reception from 5-6. Breakfast was okay. -enough to fill you up. Close to everything!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This is my second stay at the Mark Spencer hotel. It is charming, clean, and you can tell they take pride and honor about their hotel. Checkin is professional. The lobby offers a nice wine hr and a complimentary breakfast. The rooms are very comfortable and clean, with a comfortable and clean bed, free wifi and a nice bathroom. The... More 

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Freeland, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We stayed here last May. We got an awesome apartment-almost room with a kitchen. This was great because we could make meals and cut some prices while feeling more like home. We ended up getting a deal through Trip Advisor for about 90$ a night compared to the 220$ listed on their site. When leaving, they gave us a 20%... More 

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