On the plus side: staff couldn't be friendlier, fast check-in, bed comfortable, room clean, adequate lights and outlets, wifi fast
On the minus side: the valet didn't even offer to help me with my bags out of my trunk, parking is expensive, wifi isn't free, pillows are tired/beat-up/need to be replaced.
i ordered breakfast for room service and was disappointed-- omelette was not as described on menu (missing spinach, grilled tomatoes, basil relish), toast was soggy (shouldn't be placed under the cover where steam softens it), hash browns tasted frozen not fresh, and the worst was my pot for hot water for tea wasn't exclusively used for tea in past but for coffee, so that my water tasted like stale coffee and made the tea undrinkable. i called to complain and again, staff couldn't have been friendlier and said i wouldn't be charged, but my breakfast still was bad and inadequate. i.e. just think there is a lack of attention to details & execution in food & beverage.
also, if you care, half liter fiji water in room is $3.00. while i'm super appreciative of fiji water, there is a drugstore practically across the street where you can get 1.5 liters for $2.50.
it's a pretty standard marriott, but i think a slightly below average experience. i wouldn't recommend. i'd try another hotel downtown in the future. maybe the westin....
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- Located in the heart of the Rose City, the Marriott Portland City Center on Broadway allows guests to tap into the pulse of Portland s most enchanting urban rhythms. Boasting the city's best location our hotel is a travelers delight. Centrally located to the business district, shopping, restaurants and convenient to MAX Light rail we have it all! Whether traveling for business or pleasure, we have everything you need for the perfect stay. Green Seal Certified. ... more less
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