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Austin, Texas
Reviewed yesterday NEW

For what it is, an old-school style motel where you park outside each door, it's truly the best of it's kind, esp if you are on a budget. It's maybe 5 minutes from the airport, the proprietor Jay is super helpful, nice, and CARES about your experience here, he serves great coffee in the morning, the bed, linens, and pillows...

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Kankakee, Illinois
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Flew into Portland to visit family in Springfield but had advance plans to join friends in the city first for lunch before the 2 hour trek south. What we did not know was that the winter storm blew not only snow but ice - bad for a city with hills! We tried for 4 hours to leave Portland after our...

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Helena, Alabama
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We needed a centrally located place to stay on a recent trip to visit family for the holidays. The Nordic Motel met our needs beautifully. We stayed in the 2 bedroom suite. The separate room had a TV and its own heater, and the main room had a kitchenette with full-sized appliances, a small table with 2 chairs and the...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This motel is a nice place to sleep. The room was clean and cozy. The walls are super thing though, my neighbors talking at a reasonable level kept me awake. Bring earplugs. That's life though, right? The staff was very friendly and everything worked in the room.

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Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

I came in on a late flight to PDX, and the Nordic Motel was the perfect place to stay. I really like motels where you are able to park in front of your room like the Nordic. The room was small, but clean and comfortable. I'll stay there again.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
Reviewed November 29, 2016

Very friendly staff, even in the middle of the night (after a flight delay). Clean rooms, well-kept property. Room was a little bit on the small side, but nothing too bad. Only stayed one night, but it was worth the price.

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Tucson
Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

Stayed for a week over Thanksgiving in a two bedroom suite. The suite part is a little overstated as it didn't have a chair or couch only two chairs at the dining room table. Now the good parts the staff was friendly maid service exceptional, I asked for regular coffee no decaf on first night and extra please they remembered...

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Elizabeth, Colorado
Reviewed November 19, 2016

The room was clean and well maintained. Good parking and close to the airport. Good pricing. What I did not like was the smell of curry in the reception area. Service was friendly though. Fortunately the room did not smell. Very strange is the $20 deposit they charge for some mysterious purpose. It was however promptly refunded the next morning,...

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San Francisco, California, United States
Reviewed November 19, 2016

I had an excellent experience with Jay and his staff's service and standard of room cleanliness for a motel. For the price, strongly recommend. This was a business trip, short overnight stay, and the location is a short hop from the airport.

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Bend, Oregon
Reviewed October 31, 2016

I have stayed here a couple of times. It is right off a major arterial in Portland and ery near a often used train tracks. The only thing it is near is the airport. The motel is very clean and quiet. It is well maintained and kept up in good repair. I would stay there again had it not been...

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NORDICJP, Owner at Nordic Motel, responded to this review

First, thank you for your loyalty as a customer and for choosing to stay with us multiple times. We understand your frustration, but our policies are clearly stated and discussed when questions like these arise. As we mentioned, if we don’t have a policy like this in place the motel is easily and repeatedly taken advantage of. While we did...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nordic Motel is a diamond in the rough, the perfect for a place for a single night or even an extended stay. Located less than four miles from Portland's PDX airport, this is a clean and comfortable motel. We truly care about providing you with an affordable and enjoyable lodging experience."Your Home Away From Home" ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nordic Motel

Address: 11942 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland, OR 97220-1489
Location: United States > Oregon > Portland
Price Range: $85 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Nordic Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Portland
#18 Romantic Hotel in Portland
#21 Business Hotel in Portland
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“They're pretty much the same but some have 2 bedrooms”
 of 5 bubbles juliarrtx, yesterday | Read review
“Great price for a family-sized suite”
 of 5 bubbles economom, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Find a room in the back to stay away form the busy road.”
 of 5 bubbles 400kp, Nov 19, 2016 | Read review
“If you're a light sleeper, this isn't the place for you.”
 of 5 bubbles 972olinc, Oct 3, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room farther off the street to avoid traffic and train noise.”
 of 5 bubbles oregontraveler120, Oct 2, 2016 | Read review
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