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Motel 6 on S.E. Powell

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Motel 6 on S.E. Powell

Can anyone tell me the best way to get from the airport to the Motel 6 on S.E. Powell? I am thinking taxi, but wanted to be sure.

Also, anyone know of any affordable eating places near that Motel 6?

Thanks,

Stan, Burlington, VT

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1. Re: Motel 6 on S.E. Powell

A lot of posters here know and take the Max trains from the airport but I find taxis to be the easiest and surest way...I tend to get lost :)

Our posters familiar with the SE will be better able to help you with eating places but this will top your question for you :)

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Think I would grab a cab, and I am one who suggests Max light rail to downtown, but if you do that then you need to catch a bus which is not too hard to do. but not handy with any luggage.

Motel 6 not is real great location for nearby stuff. Been awhile since i have been along there. on Powell so don't know recent changes.,

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Stan:

I guess you've read the not-so-glowing reviews of this motel, so you know what you're in for. (tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g52024-d122295-…).

You cannot get to this area via MAX directly. If you'd like to use a combination of MAX & bus, use the Trip Planner feature on Tri-Met's website for the quickest route. Otherwise, get a cab. Estimate around $25 for the ride.

SE Powell is not known for the fine dining...lots of fast-food joints though. My wife is in a bowling league with her office at the AMF Pro 300 Lanes across from this Motel 6. The only places she or I have ever eaten down there are Burgerville or Jack-in-the Box. Oh, also the grub at the bowling alley...yum! Good luck!

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What are you looking for in top end budget price? Many hotels will negotiate down if you connect direct. Do you have a special reason for staying in that area?

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5. Re: Motel 6 on S.E. Powell

IStay at the motel 6 in Troutdale. It's directly accessable to Downtown Portland by bus 7 days a week. The rooms are nice and for about $30 you can't beat the price.

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6. Re: Motel 6 on S.E. Powell

Thanks everyone for the info! Well I will only be at this place for a few nights anyway. I am moving from Vermont to Portland, and I will have my cat with me. That is the reason for Motel 6, it is cheap, and allows pets. But I am glad to know what to be careful of in this place, and this area. It will only be for the first few nights until I find a furnished room near downtown. Thanks again!

Stan

Burlington, VT