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Red Lion Hotel on the River

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#73 of 149 hotels in Portland
GreenLeaders Gold level
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
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Property amenities
Room service
Free parking
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Self-Serve Laundry
Tennis Court
Wheelchair access
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Air conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Grade: 60 out of 100
38Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
1Attractionwithin 0.75 miles
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Great stay - easy in / out. Booked from my phone while in the parking lot - front desk was super accommodating with early check in. Rooms were good sized, balconies, large fitness room (w/ laundry very near) and ez food nearby. Price to value is great. Thanks!
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Response from Rod R, Manager at Red Lion Hotel on the River
Responded yesterday
meevans2015 We are very happy to see that you enjoyed your visit with us. We are pleased to see that you found our staff to be accommodating and friendly! We hope to see you back with us again soon!
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We spent one pre-cruise night. The accommodations were great — large room with plenty of space to spread out. The single sink outside the bathroom was nice for getting ready in the morning. Breakfast in the restaurant was delicious with excellent service. We walked around the area, walked to dinner at Island Cafe, took Uber to rose garden - all convenient. If you have mobility issues, ask to be close to lobby - the hotel is very spread out. Also, ask for top-floor room - overhead noise could be a problem.
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Response from Rod R, Manager at Red Lion Hotel on the River
Responded 4 days ago
Dreamer826871 Thank you so much for taking a moment to share your experience with us! We are very pleased to see that you enjoyed your pre night cruise night with us! We always enjoy hosting our friends from American Cruise Lines! We certainly hope that you enjoyed our cruise and hope that you will consider to stay with us on your next trip to Portland!
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Checked in at 5:30 and our room did not have towels. I called immediately to request them, and was told they would send some right away. I called a totally of four time and at 10:30pm went down stairs to talk to the manager who told me they had no towels. She went to look for towels and at 11:00pm was given two towels for my group of listed three. While waiting to talk to the manager, I could over hear the staff not knowing what rooms are booked. The staff admitted feeling like the hotel was run like a chicken with its head off. I had to request the battery of the disabled assist chair for the pool, and the lady at the front desk was ignorant of the chair. This hotel is poorly run from what I could see. I will not return and regret having booking two nights. If you are traveling from the south of Portland, it is inconvenient to be this north of the city. The hotel it is not the worth effort.
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Response from Rod R, Manager at Red Lion Hotel on the River
Responded 1 week ago
We are discouraged that we did not meet expectations, and hope that you will give us another try in the future. I would love it if you could reach out to me directly to help ensure your stay is the best we offer at art.salinas@redlionontheriver.com. We are always striving to get better and have pass along the feedback to our department managers.
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Stayed while TDY for Rose Festival. Very nice room and friendly staff. Wished I would have had time to use pool and hot tub. Restaurant was not bad either. Close to I-5 with Claim Jumper and fast food close.
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Response from Rod R, Manager at Red Lion Hotel on the River
Responded 1 week ago
RayL935 - Thank you for your feedback! We are happy to hear you had an enjoyable time at our hotel, and hope to see you back.
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Nice hotel. Big rooms. Very Clean. Good amenities in room Close to shopping / marina/ food and located on an island. Very friendly front desk staff I enjoyed my stay. Close to downtown Vancouver and Portland
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Response from Rod R, Manager at Red Lion Hotel on the River
Responded 2 weeks ago
Jtedh- Thank you so much for taking a moment to share your experience with us! We are very pleased to see that you enjoyed the location of the hotel along with the amenities our hotel has to offer. We truly hope that we get the opportunity to have you back as our guest on your next trip to Portland!
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$125 - $271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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