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River's Edge Hotel & Spa

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms felt cheap. Nearby restaurant is good as is outside environment on the river. Spa on first floor was very handy as I arrived on a Sunday when much was closed. Staff very kindly let me into my room early.

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Thank you for your review of the hotel and its staff. We strive to make sure our guests have the best service and enjoyable stay at our hotel. I am sorry to hear that you did not care for the rooms that much but I am glad you enjoyed the restaurant, spa and our Front Office staff was able to...

USA
Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was fantastic with the view of the river. Beautiful sunrise and incredible moon rise was an extra perk! The highlight besides the lovely room was the super attentive, smiling and helpful staff. EVERY person without exception made us feel welcome. Shout out to the valet parking guys: the door was opened for us and they efficiently fetch the...

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Thank you very much for your kind words on the hotel and its staff. We strive to make sure everyone's stay is as wonderful as it can be. I will make sure to pass this wonderful comment on to the staff and we look forward to your next stay with us. Please feel free to contact us if there is...

Oregon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

River's Edge is in the perfect location , close to downtown Portland but in a quiet , riverside location. My room ( 426) and balcony were high enough to have privacy from the jogging path below and to have a lovely view of the water and city lights at night. The room was spotless. My breakfast at the adjoining restaurant...

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Thank you for your kind words on the hotel. We strive to give the best service we possibly can, and we appreciate when a guest takes their time to post. We hope to have you back real soon and if there is anything else we can do to make your stay enjoyable please do not hesitate to ask.

Takapuna, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great river views. Comfortable hotel. The aquariva restaurant next door has happy hour until 6:30 so check that out. This hotel has an extremely above average gym. If the gym is your thing when you're traveling, be sure to stay here!

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Thank you for your kind words! We do our best to make everyone's stay as enjoyable as possible. We hope that you decide to stay with us again and have a great time!

Milwaukie
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The room was nice and when we said we would like to have a microwave in the room, it was brought to the room immediately. The hotel staff were very helpful and courteous. The restaurant (Aquariva) was a few feet away from the hotel and served good food for their happy hour. Our one complaint was their website didn't indicate...

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Thank you for your review and nice words on the hotel. We do our best to make everyone's stay as enjoyable as possible. I am sorry you did not see the information regarding our valet cost. It is located on our website when you input your information after selecting a room. You actually have to check the box for the...

Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

The hotel was really nice. We loved that the hotel had the spa that we could use for free. The location was very busy and it had a small parking area that we had to pay to park. Not really walking distance to anything but the view along the river behind the hotel was very nice. Price wasn't bad for...

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Thank you for your review. We do our best to make everyone's stay as enjoyable as possible. We hope that you come back soon and have a great time!

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

The staff was great. The gym was excellent. The rooms were decent, and the spa was fine. So, why a 1? Because they mislead you to believe there is a nice hotel restaurant that guests can eat at. And that might be true at times, but the 2 days I was there, it was "bought out" for a Corporate event...

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I am so sorry to hear you had a bad experience with the restaurant. We strive to do our best with all guests that stay at our hotel, including the individual guests. Yes, sometimes companies will come in and have an event that buys out the hotel, or the meeting rooms or restaurant and that will cause issues for everyone...

Riverton, Utah
Reviewed 13 January 2017

stayed 1 night and the staff was outstanding! The room was very nice. I would give it 4 stars. Great little restaurant about 25 steps from the main door with a great view of the river and great food! The gym at the hotel isn't a "hotel gym" it was on pare with Golds or 24 hour fitness. I highly...

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Thank you for insight! We always love to hear from the guests that stay at the hotel. We look forward to having you stay with us again! Brian Shangle Front Office Manager

McMinnville, Oregon
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Great Hotel quaint and quiet in an urban nature fusion. With an emphasis on service this place was great! My river view room was spacious and swank. The view was great and I enjoyed the gas fire place. The onsite restaurant Aquariva has good food! The only negative I can say about this property in you Must valet park ......

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Thank you for your insight and compliments. We always love to hear from guests about the hotel and what we can do better. We hope you decide to stay with us again in the future! Brian Shangle Front office Manager

Murrieta, California
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

6 of us flew up to Portland Ore. from So.Cal to reunite my Aunt with my Uncle on what would be their 45th wedding anniversary and we stayed at the Rivers Edge Hotel on the first night in Portland, the beds were very comfortable and it was so warm, clean and welcoming that we will be staying here on our...

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Thank you for your insight and compliments. We always love to hear from guests about the hotel and what we can do better. We hope you decide to stay with us again in the future! Brian Shangle Front office Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
River’s Edge Hotel & Spa is an environmentally-friendly, 99-room luxury boutique hotel located at the edge of Portland’s South Waterfront District, an emerging mixed-use neighborhood integrating alternative transportation, parks and trails, green building practices, retail, restaurants and healthy living with art and design. Perched on the banks of the Willamette River just minutes from downtown Portland, River’s Edge offers travelers the sophistication and warm hospitality of the Pacific Northwest. Guests and visitors enjoy classic service, modern amenities and comforts expected from Portland boutique hotels, making River’s Edge Hotel & Spa a favorite among all Portland waterfront hotels. Among the hotel’s valued amenities are its luxurious two-level, 13,000-square-foot full-service spa, salon and fitness center as well as Aquariva restaurant and bar. ... more   less 

Additional Information about River's Edge Hotel & Spa

Address: 0455 Southwest Hamilton Court, Portland, OR 97239 (Formerly Avalon Hotel & Spa)
Region: United States > Oregon > Portland
Price Range: ₹ 10,867 - ₹ 18,849 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — River's Edge Hotel & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 99
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Also Known As:
Avalon Hotel And Spa
Avalon Hotel Portland
Hotel Style:
#5 Spa Hotel in Portland
#15 Luxury Hotel in Portland
#15 Green Hotel in Portland
#30 Romantic Hotel in Portland
#52 Business Hotel in Portland
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“The river view side up at least a couple floors would be the best!”
 of 5 bubbles MusicalMamaUSA, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a river view room on a higher floor.”
 of 5 bubbles kathyv327, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We chose a room overlooking the Willamette River and it was fun to go out on the balcony to "river watch".”
 of 5 bubbles sherylw2015, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“higher the floor...the better the view of the river”
 of 5 bubbles mattlO4760QL, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Upgrade to a riverside room for the view.”
 of 5 bubbles Soakingupthesun101, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
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