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Red Lion Hotel on the River

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Portland, Oregon
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27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a large hotel with very good food at a nice location. The aircraft flying overhead does prevent a problem for a good nights' rest. The hallways are musty smelling, but the room is large and comfy.

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Butte, Montana, United States
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14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for the annual food show. Our room was extremely clean. We enjoyed the view from our balcony which looked right over the pool and into the river. We had a lovely view of the river and bridge leading to Vancouver, WA. We stayed on the fourth floor... Even with the hotel being overbooked we... More 

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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place was huge! I felt like the walk from our room to the lobby was almost a mile away! The location was nice on the river, but we had a room close to the bridge. So it was little noisy and you could feel the traffic rolling by during the busier part of the day. Other than the bridge... More 

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Rod R, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel on the River, responded to this review

Shauna -- Thank you for our detailed feedback. We appreciate the time it take to communicate eith us. We welcome a return visit, at your earliest convenience. Sincerely Rod Russell General Manager More 

Virginia Beach, Virginia
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66 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Though the interiors of this hotel are a little dated, it's very clean and comfortable. The restaurant has some incredible meals with great local food. All servers are attentive and look to help with anything. Our stay was only a few days, but I would look to stay here longer on our next visit to the Portland area.

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Thank MargaritaDoug
Rod R, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel on the River, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. The highest compliment is when our guests are happy to refer us to others! We enjoyed your visit, and invite you back, as soon as possible. Sincererly Rod Russell General Manager More 

Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in the east wing. Room was great. Plenty of space. Elevator service was good as the property is only 4 storeys high so no long waits for it. Restaurant was good with plenty of choices. Staff were very efficient and helpful with any requests. Pool area is huge. Views of the river and all the action on it.

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Rod R, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel on the River, responded to this review

I am glad you hear you enjoyed our facility and your stay. We invite you back, anytime! Sincerely Rod Russell General Manager More 

Colorado Springs, Colorado
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62 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're into marathon walks and mazes, this is the place for you! While the room was nice sized and clean with a comfortable bed, it took us a while just to find it and getting back to the lobby area to eat in their restaurant was a real hike. Not for us, ever again.

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Rod R, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel on the River, responded to this review

Nancy -- Thank you for posting your comments. You are correct - we are a large hotel; with spacious rooms and extensive convention/ meeting space. We strive to meet the needs of all our guests, and if you join us for a return visit, please feel free to ask for assistance navigating from one area to another . Sincerely Rod... More 

San Jose, California
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130 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From previous reviews this place is spread out! Great pool area if you get lucky to have the west wing. The disco was jumping the nights I was there. Shopping is across the street if you need something. The staff at the desk are not that attentive.. House keeping was great!

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Rod R, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel on the River, responded to this review

You are correct --- we are a large hotel with lots of space for meetings as well as extra large guest rooms. Thank you for staying with us, and acknowledging our housekeeping staff, and their hard work. I have shared your comments with them. I hope we will host you again soon. Rod Russell General Manager More 

Calgary
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51 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just came back from a two night stay. I think that for the price range this Hotel is very good. I didn't find any odd smells, and the decor while not the latest, it is quite nice and clean. First of all, an extra 15 bucks gets you away from the parking lot side to a view of the... More 

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Rod R, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel on the River, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed review ! We are grateful to our guests who take the time to communicate with us. We look forward to hosting you again, soon. Sincererly Rod Russell General Manager More 

Denver, Colorado
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82 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old hotel with updated furnishings but strong mildew smell throughout. Very clean and new carpeting, so not sure where the smell is coming from. One very pleasant surprise was the very good restaurant.

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Rod R, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel on the River, responded to this review

TY -- Thank you for your comments. We are conducting major room upgrades as well as building renovations, and that seems to create odors that are unpredictable. We will continue to investigate to eliminate the smell. I am glad you enjoyed our restaurant. I hope you were able to sit alongside the gorgeous river. Its a view that is spectacular... More 

Versailles, Kentucky
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Red Lion at Janzen Beach for several days while exploring the Portland Area. There were nice amenities that we used at the hotel - exercise room and pool. Being on the Columbia River was a nice addition. The one drawback is getting to the hotel you must travel on I-5 which always has heavy traffic. Once... More 

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Rod R, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel on the River, responded to this review

It sounds like you did a thorough tour of some of the area's best spots ! I am glad you enjoyed our amenities. Please come again soon. Rod Russell General Manager More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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  • Banquet Room
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A cozy hotel in Portland - Red Lion Hotel on the River - Jantzen Beach Breathtaking river views greet you upon arrival at Red Lion Hotel on the River - Jantzen Beach. Our Portland waterfront hotel provides comfortable accommodations in a rustic setting just outside downtown Portland. Our accommodations provide a calm oasis on the water away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Each premium guestroom and deluxe suite serve as the perfect home away from home during your stay at our Columbia River hotel. Business guests will appreciate 36,000 square feet of flexible function space on the water. If you're coming by plane, our complimentary airport shuttle will provide safe and comfortable roundtrip service. Greet the day with an incredible breakfast at our onsite restaurant, the Jantzen Beach Bar & Grill, before enjoying a leisurely walk along the waterfront or a quick game of tennis on our Red Lion Court. Enjoy premium accommodations and amenities at a great value at Red Lion Hotel on the River - Jantzen Beach. TOP FEATURES AT OUR DOWNTOWN PORTLAND HOTEL: Restaurant & Lounge Swimming pool & whirlpool JB's Night Club​ Pets can stay for just $15 a night GET LOCAL AT NEARBY ATTRACTIONS With a prime location near Downtown Portland, guests at Red Lion Hotel on the River can enjoy both the liveness in the city and adventures in the Pacific Northwest nature nearby. Explore these attractions during your stay at our hotel in Portland. Delta Park Columbia River University of Portland Local craft breweries Theme parks ... more   less 

Additional Information about Red Lion Hotel on the River

Address: 909 N Hayden Island Dr, Portland, OR 97217-8118 (Formerly Doubletree)
Location: United States > Oregon > Portland
Price Range: $102 - $276 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Red Lion Hotel on the River 3*
Number of rooms: 320
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Also Known As:
Red Lion Hotel Portland
Red Lion Portland
Portland Red Lion
Red Lion Jantzen Beach
Hotel Style:
#9 Green Hotel in Portland
#34 Business Hotel in Portland
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