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    Mark Spencer Hotel

    409 SW 11th Ave, Portland, OR 97205-2603
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    Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

    The Mark Spencer is an older hotel in need of an update. The entry to the hotel is awkward and there seemed to be no bell service. Some of the staff were well trained and helpful. They serve a decent continental breakfast & their evening...More

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    Response from Ryan H, Guest Relations Manager at Mark Spencer HotelResponded June 28, 2016

    Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. As the oldest operating hotel in the city of Portland our building has some truly unique qualities and design. Our cat walk from the curb to the main entrance is one of...More

    Reviewed June 22, 2016

    We recently stayed at the Mark Spencer Hotel on our trip to Portland. As the title of my review says, there was nothing wrong with the hotel, but there also was nothing very special about it either. Has a great location in the Pearl District....More

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    Response from Pam-Coser, General Manager at Mark Spencer HotelResponded June 24, 2016

    Thank you for your review. We appreciate hearing from our guests as it allows us to improve our service to you. As a service to our guests, we offer wine tasting each evening, fresh baked cookies during afternoon tea and a continental breakfast each morning...More

    Reviewed June 22, 2016

    Pros: Location is good. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Cons: Luke warm shower. Talked to the front desk and they said to run the hot water in the sink for 5 (!!!!) minutes to get the hot water to come through the pipes. Old...More

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    Response from Pam-Coser, General Manager at Mark Spencer HotelResponded June 24, 2016

    Thank you for taking time to review the Mark Spencer Hotel and for staying with us. I would like to apologize for the lack of hot water you experienced during your stay. The room you occupied, unfortunately, is one of the last remaining rooms to...More

    Reviewed June 22, 2016

    The Mark Spencer hotel worked great for our family of four! We had two double beds and a little separate area with a sofa couch (not to comfortable so my daughter slept on the couch). It is in a wonderful location for walking around Portland!!...More

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    Response from Ryan H, Guest Relations Manager at Mark Spencer HotelResponded June 28, 2016

    Thank you for such a great review! I'm so happy that your family enjoyed themselves while staying with us at The Mark Spencer Hotel. Some of our newly renovated rooms have been completely re-configured to give our guests as much space as possible. We're in...More

    Reviewed June 18, 2016

    Stayed for one night while attending a show downtown. Good location for getting around downtown. Room was very nice but small. Staff very nice and helpful. Nice continental breakfast, coffee and teas. Evening cookies a nice touch. Would return for a night or weekend in...More

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    Response from Ryan H, Guest Relations Manager at Mark Spencer HotelResponded June 20, 2016

    Thank you for your review. I'm glad to hear our location suited your needs and that you enjoyed our complimentary breakfast, as well as coffee and tea. We also offer a complimentary wine tasting in the evenings from 5PM - 6PM. As we're the oldest...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    MLThai
    February 22, 2017|
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    Response from Gary J | Reviewed this property |
    Yes. It is around the corner underground and expensive, but worth it.
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    Response from Ryan H | Property representative |
    Hi ML Thai! There is a $25.00 per night parking charge. If you have a hybrid vehicle, we provide a 50% discount! How cool?! Safe travels and we'll see you soon. Take Care.
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    October 14, 2016|
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    Response from jpora | Reviewed this property |
    Yes you can walk easily from the MAX to the Mark Spencer. Get off at the Galleria /SW 10th Ave MAX Station and the hotel is 4 blocks away on 11th and Stark. You can buy tickets from a machine at the airport next to where... More
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    "Rooms with kitchen are nice and corner suites"
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    "King corner room, higher floor."
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    "Definitely choose a corner room on a floor for additional space"
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    "We stayed in a suite on the 5th floor which was very nice."
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