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“Nice Historic Hotel Downtown” 5 of 5 stars
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Embassy Suites Portland - Downtown
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   319 SW Pine St, Portland, OR 97204-2726 (Downtown)   |  
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Ranked #14 of 133 Hotels in Portland
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Golden, Colorado
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39 hotel reviews
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“Nice Historic Hotel Downtown”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

The Embassy Suites has large rooms and a great place to staying in downtown. Just finished my two day stay in Portland and had no complaints. Since I was here last they remodeled the common areas, but the rooms are still the same. The rooms are large and have great views of the area. The restaurant in the hotel is a good close place get lunch or dinner and better than most restaurants at other Embassy Suites. The hotel is right across the street from Stumptown Coffee. Parking is expensive because there is limited parking in downtown, but the valet was quick and competent.

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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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EmbassySuitesHotel69, Public Relations Manager at Embassy Suites Portland - Downtown, responded to this review, June 21, 2013
Thank you so much for the lovely review, Joshua K!

We're very excitedly awaiting the renovation of our rooms starting November 2013! You'll have to let us know what you think when they're all shiny and new. :)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Kennesaw, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

The hotel was very nice and in a good location, but was advertised by my conference as having all suites for our room block. I was originally booked in a king studio despite reserving a room early. After several calls I was able to secure a king suite to suite my needs of sleeping 2 people, but feel that the hotel was trying to put us in lesser rooms at our rate. VooDoo Doughnuts was across the street which was awesome!

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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Anchorage, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

Huge, comfortable rooms...amazing free breakfast with many choices...good location...beautiful hotel...in-room movies...very friendly and helpful employees...yummy and reasonably priced restaurant...paper thin walls room to room...very little hallway noise, but from our room you could hear entire conversations of the people in the next room...

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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EmbassySuitesHotel69, Public Relations Manager at Embassy Suites Portland - Downtown, responded to this review, June 21, 2013
Thank you so much for your lovely review, Christina H!

I hope you didn't suffer too much from the conversations next door. :( Next time you run into this, let our front desk know. We can move you asap to a room with less noisy neighbors!

Hope to see you again soon.
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Seattle
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

The smiling doormen open the door to the elegance of the early 20th century and we were sincerely welcomed by the charming and beautiful Zannah, the best hotel hostess ever, who my eight year old daughter immediately decided was her friend. The restored brilliance of the hotel makes you think Gatsby may come waltzing out of the elevator with the Romanian princess who once resided here. The attractive Bosnian girls at the front desk give an Eastern European air to a very easy and welcoming check-in service. Zannah gave us some of the hotel history and the story of the pilot that once flew off the roof of the hotel. A model of his airplane is in the lobby. We were able to check in early and our room was great with two queen beds and a very nice living room. We didn't have much of a view but we weren't there to sit and look out window. The location is great for access to river walk, Powell's bookstore, a Starbucks, Max transit, and central downtown. Free breakfast is quite good and the old fountain in breakfast area puts a smile on a little girl's face. There is a game room down there with a cool old pinball machine that we played. Nice pool, hot tub, and workout room. This was a Daddy/Daughter Rose Festival weekend and Zannah and staff helped make it a memory of a lifetime. Looking forward to bringing girlfriend here!

Room Tip: As expected, you will pay more for view but our room was very quiet and richly appointed.
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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EmbassySuitesHotel69, Public Relations Manager at Embassy Suites Portland - Downtown, responded to this review, June 21, 2013
We're so glad you had such a wonderful time in Portland, Maxtrap!

This review was forwarded on to Zannah and our Front Desk gals, and it certainly make their day!

Hope to see you again soon. :)
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Phoenix, AZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

I have stayed at this hotel many times. I think I stayed in room 625. The room was perect, clean and the bedding great as always. I had room service and it was fast. I have breakfast there, the woman (sorry I dont remember her name) that makes the omelets is great, a smile and fast service. I am a Honors Member so check in was about 2 minutes. the valet parkers are great.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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EmbassySuitesHotel69, Public Relations Manager at Embassy Suites Portland - Downtown, responded to this review, June 21, 2013
Thank you so much for the great review, TRavlerbarry.

Rabija will be so pleased to know you enjoyed her service! She's our omelet star around these parts. :)

Hope to see you again soon.
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hilo
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7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

Spent 3 nights there for visiting family and friends....beautiful 100 yr. old fancy hotel in a good section of town. Able to easily walk to shops, parks, riverfront, and restaurants. Chinatown area alittle rundown, but not scary,always felt safe, evenwalking home alone at night. Hotel staff all friendly helpful. If you appreciate classic quality, you will enjoy. Will be back.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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EmbassySuitesHotel69, Public Relations Manager at Embassy Suites Portland - Downtown, responded to this review, June 21, 2013
Thank you so much for the awesome review, foodie54321!

Given that you're a "foodie", what did you think of our Complimentary Breakfast? We're in the process of making some changes and would love your feedback!

Hope you see you again soon. :)
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Chicago, Illinois
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12 hotel reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

I thought the high price was due to the location of the hotel (very close to saturday market area), but expected the rest of the hotel to be up-to-par with the price. The Lobby was beautiful, but the rooms lacked charm and you could tell it was an older hotel. Unconfortable couch/chairs and average bed. The social breakfast/happy hour area was bare and laked charm as well. It just wasn't what I expected, especially not for that price. Probably wouldn't return. (Although the staff was VERY friendly)

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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EmbassySuitesHotel69, Public Relations Manager at Embassy Suites Portland - Downtown, responded to this review, June 21, 2013
Thank you so much for your review, Stacy60056!

We're all very excited to have our rooms renovated starting in November! Hopefully you'll get a chance to tell us what you think when they're done.

We're also in the process of revamping our Comp Breakfast and Evening Reception. Was there anything specific that you think we could do better? We'd love your input!

Thanks again, Stacy!
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Address: 319 SW Pine St, Portland, OR 97204-2726
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Location: United States > Oregon > Portland > Downtown
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Green Hotel in Portland
#8 Luxury Hotel in Portland
#9 Business Hotel in Portland
#13 Romantic Hotel in Portland
#14 Family Hotel in Portland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Embassy Suites Portland - Downtown 4*
Number of rooms: 276
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the heart of downtown Portland, the Historic Embassy Suites Portland -Downtown features large two-room guest suites and a well-known foyer adorned in grandeur and architectural beauty. Built in 1912, the building combines it's original classic style and features along with modern comfort. The hotel is within walking distance of tax-free shopping, restaurants, nightlife, Portland’s revered Voo-Doo doughnuts and Powell’s books. The hotel also offers a luxurious Jacuzzi and Indoor pool for you to warm up to. ... more   less 
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