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Grants Pass, Oregon
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel works in concert with Doernbecher's children's hospital which is why I stayed. As a former GM of a Northwest chain of hotels I have the automatic practice of whenever I check in to a room, to do a room inspection just as I did as a GM, with a high powered LED flashlight. I was so pleased to... More 

Thank MarkGP
los angeles
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357 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this hotel through a trip booked through Expedia. The pictures looked ok and the reviews were decent. Wow, this place is in need of some MAJOR updating. Our bed was horribly uncomfortable and felt like we were going to fall through it. I moved the nightstand to use the plug for my phone and the amount of... More 

Thank amanda42
China W, Guest Relations Manager at University Place Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your honest review. We will make note of all of your suggestions as we make plans to do renovations around the hotel. Thank you for staying with us and we do hope you were able to enjoy Portland. Take care, China More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In the city with 3 teenagers. Nice rooms. Street car right outside. Good place for the price. I would recommend it. The free breakfast is nice, the dining room is comfy. There is a lounge on-site where you can get a pint of local beer. Warm cookies at check-in. Reasonable parking. The staff is always very friendly and helpful.

Thank Otto G
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103 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Upon arrival we were greeting by very courteous hotel staff and our check in process was easy. Our hotel room however, was old and tired. As we entered our room I noticed that the bed cover appeared as though someone had taken a rest on the bed and not smoothed out the cover. The dust ruffle was very wrinkled and... More 

Thank ClintonWhidbeyGal
China W, Guest Relations Manager at University Place Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

I am really sorry to hear about your experience. We will discuss your comments with our management team. We are always working to improve the hotel and are in the process of planning updates to the hotel. We do hope that you were able to enjoy Portland. Thank you again for your feedback. China More 

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131 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here while attending a small conference in October, 2016. The hotel is well located on the streetcar line. The room was comfortable, clean and large. The staff was helpful and efficient.The conference rate was very reasonable and in checking the regular rate it seems to be very reasonable also. A breakfast was provided for the conference attendees. Whether... More 

Thank Robert F
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff was very friendly (even though I didn't get the cookie everyone keeps talking about). My room was clean, and the location is great! Breakfast was delicious. It's not an incredibly fancy hotel, but it gets the job done with a comfortable stay.

Thank Jessica B
China W, Guest Relations Manager at University Place Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Jessica, Thank you for your stay! Sorry you didn't get a cookie! Make sure to stop by and ask for one if you are ever in town again :) We are happy to hear that the hotel met your needs. Take care, China More 

Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a 2 night stopover in Portland to meet friends and this place was the most reasonable around. The room was reasonably sized and had all the amenities that I required. The food/restaurant was good value and the waiting staff were polite and very helpful. I had both breakfast and dinner there and was happy with all the meals.... More 

Thank Kcracing
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel location is nice. The train station just in front and easy to go around. Close to riverside and I can jog during morning and enjoyed the view. The hotel is cheap and clean. Basic needs are there

Thank HooKooi L
Eugene, Oregon
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When checking in, I was given a cookie. Score! The staff member I spoke with was polite and accommodating. My room was clean and comfortable. I took advantage of the restaurant, because I was exhausted from traveling. The service and food were good, but it was a little bit strange that the restaurant portion was blocked off, so I had... More 

Thank Crystal F
Bangkok, Thailand
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75 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wish I could say better things about this hotel. The location is great and it could be so much more but no one seemed to care. We stayed here during a college tour of Portland State University. At check in, the staff were too laid back and lackadaisical. When I had questions for the front desk, the results were... More 

Thank Banuwati
China W, Guest Relations Manager at University Place Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

We appreciate your comments about the staff and the things that need to be fixed. I will bring these things up with my management team as we are always looking for ways to improve. We hope you enjoyed Portland and your visit to PSU. If you end up coming back to PSU be sure to book direct with promo code... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Affordable rooms and conference space with easy access to everything in downtown including Pioneer Square, Saturday Market, and Portland Art Museum. TriMet public transportation located right in front of the hotel. Outdoor seasonal pool, free WiFi and giant cookie upon check-in are just a few of our great amenities! ... more   less 

Additional Information about University Place Hotel and Conference Center

Address: 310 SW Lincoln St, Portland State University, Portland, OR 97201-5007
Region: United States > Oregon > Portland > Downtown
Price Range: ₹ 5,796 - ₹ 8,387 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — University Place Hotel and Conference Center 2.5*
Number of rooms: 235
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