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Paramount Hotel
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   808 SW Taylor Street, Portland, OR 97205 (Downtown)   |  
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Ranked #11 of 133 Hotels in Portland
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Tempe, Arizona
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3 reviews 3 reviews
“luxury”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

Great views of the city andgreat downtown location the hotel was clean luxurious and comfortable bedding. However the front office staff werenot what i would expect for this level of hotel and wheni asked questions about how to get items for our stay i was quickly directed to the handout and then ignored and mind you we were the only guests checking in. I had also called to see about a rollawat which they said theyhadbut there would not be roomfor it in our particular room which was so not the case.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with friends
    • 2 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
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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candle1976
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

Came up for a three day business trip. One of my employees had stayed here two times previous, loved it, so I gave it a shot - staff are awesome and good natured, location is great (did not get a car - walked the mile to the office), and my room was absolutely quiet. No complaints and will stay at again.

Room Tip: The higher the better - less street noise on the higher floors.
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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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Portland_Paramount, Director of Sales at Paramount Hotel, responded to this review, June 13, 2013
Candle1976, thank you for your review! Look forward to welcoming you and your employees back on your next visits.
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

Portland is a beautiful city and the balcony rooms are great to enjoy the view. We happened to be there the night of the World Naked Bike Ride (WNBR). Watching all the thousands of riders from our balcony was cool. The rooms are nice but I couldn't recommend a place that wants to be a luxury hotel but try's to save a $ by using the cheapest toilet paper and tissues it can buy. Just don't understand it as other than that seems like a great place. Next time I'll try one of the many other nice hotels in the city.

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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Everett, Washington, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

We choose this hotel to stay together with other family members. At first it seemed pricey, but then we examined what we were getting. We definately got our money's worth- and then some. The hotel offered a great location with walking distance to many good restaurants and shops, big jacuzzi tub which was wonderful for soaking in after a day of sight-seeing, big comfy room, flat screen tv, in-room coffee and tea service, corner room, good view of the park and tree lined streets, and a nice restaurant on site that served good food. The staff went beyond taking care of our needs. They were all the nicest, most courteous, and very professional staff at every level. Loved the Concierge! Everybody smiled and said hello, not forced but genuine. We will stay here again and highly recommend it to our friends and family.

Room Tip: The rooms are comfortable and generously sized. Big bathroom that two people can easily be in and no...
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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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Portland_Paramount, General Manager at Paramount Hotel, responded to this review, June 7, 2013
Hello RSSTNS, thank you for such a nice review! I have already shared it with the staff and we hope to have you as our guest again soon.
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Pickerington, Ohio
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

Enjoyed our stay at the Paramount. They don't make hotels like this anymore. Staff was very helpful and gave us great recommendations for places to eat in the area. Room was large and updated nicely. Close walk to everything downtown. Only drawback is they do not have their own parking garage.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 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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White Rock, Canada
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

A weekend in Portland was made all the more pleasant by our stay at the Paramount hotel. We had taken the scenic train ride down from Bellingham so had no car. The hotel is walkable from the train station. We were greeted very pleasantly and check in was fast and efficient. Our room was extra spacious, clean, quiet and comfortable. You could open the windows and enjoy the views. I was delighted to find a small packet of high end bath salts as part of the bathroom amenities. A nice touch. The hotel is very centrally located so is ideal for those without a car. We could walk to everything. Great places for coffee and meals near by. We did not eat at the hotel restaurant but it looked very nice. The information and etching about each Portland bridge on each floor was interesting and a nice touch.We checked out other hotels in the area that we had considered and were glad we had chosen the Paramount. I would definitely recommend this hotel and would stay there again.

Room Tip: We were on the 9th floor with a nice view.
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Tyner, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

I loved this hotel, and would stay here again. The rooms were very comfy and roomy. Great Jacuzzi tub was nice after walking around the city. Any staff that we dealt with went above and beyond any expectations. WE was a nice place for a quick bite and a drink. Beautiful hotel, walking distance to many things to do.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
    • 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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Portland_Paramount, Director of Sales at Paramount Hotel, responded to this review, June 3, 2013
Thank you Debi A, come back and see us again soon!
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Address: 808 SW Taylor Street, Portland, OR 97205
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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 High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#8 Family Hotel in Portland
#9 Romantic Hotel in Portland
#14 Business Hotel in Portland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Paramount Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 154
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
“As personable as Portland,” The Paramount Hotel offers guests professional and efficient service with genuine care and concern. Located in downtown Portland, Ore. the property combines the personal touch of a boutique hotel with comfortable and contemporary touches. ... more   less 
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