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Viking Motel

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#68 of 139 Hotels in Portland
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Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

When the local Comfort Inn refused to honor their own coupon, I looked at reviews and found this great locally - owned motel. We were treated like family and were lucky enough to get the two room suite. Cooking after so long on the road and being able to have a full size refrigerator so we could have real ice...

Thank Michele B
Reviewed 5 September 2015

I arrived late without reservation. The management placed me in a very clean and preserved room. Maintenance around the property was well kept. The staff were easy going and friendly. If your looking to getaway from the big corporate, poorly managed, and overpriced hotels, then Viking Motel is worth the extra mile.

Thank SignQuest
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 30 August 2015

I stayed here when I dropped my son off at Reed, because this was well rated and had good rates. The staff here is lovely - the young woman who checked me in was very obliging and sweet (various issues came up, and she was fantastic in helping me). I needed a single room but only doubles were available, so...

1Thank Cory L
Reviewed 27 August 2015

I called on Sunday to make a reservation for tonight, Wednesday. I was assured I had a reservation but I showed up tonight to discover from the very nice desk clerk that my name was nowhere to be found. It is unfortunate when a hotel is unable to handle the basics of a reservation. I tried a few hotels nearby...

Thank JkdJim
vikingmotelportland, Owner at Viking Motel, responded to this review

First and foremost we would like to express our sincerest apologies for the serious inconvenience during your trip to Portland. This is definitely not how we run our business and we have been looking into the issue, as your convenience and comfort is first and foremost. We have reached out to you via private message as we would like to...

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 28 July 2015

I made a reservation several weeks in advance. I just called and they have no record of this. What terrible customer service. This reservation was for an elderly man who is apartment searching and will now be homeless thanks to the Viking Motel.

1Thank Melanie C
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

We were booked to stay from Friday - Monday. The cleanliness of the room and the friendliness of the staff far exceeded many of the chain hotels I've stayed at before. When we needed to stay Tuesday night as well, we were accommodated with no problems. Our room keys quit working at one point and the owner himself came out...

1Thank Amanda C
Greenwood, Mississippi
Reviewed 15 July 2015

The staff was friendly and the room was clean, the office is not open 24/7 and that is where the ice bin is located, so it can be a little difficult. Didn't have a bad experience but just trying to give an overall picture. The staff was very accommodating to any needs.

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Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

Definitely recommend!! Close to public transportation and easy to find everything from here. Clean comfortable and affordable!! Staff is great. Owner very pleasant. Could use a list of takeout or delivery food by phone but every thing is so close its not really an issue. Visiting with others I found many repeat customers

1Thank Sue See S
San Jose, California
Reviewed 1 July 2015

We stayed here one night. The staff were helpful, and the room was clean and a good value. The bed was comfortable. However, the air conditioning was not at all up to the task of a very hot day. The room did come with a fridge; it was nice, but the noise from the fridge was a bit much.

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Reviewed 20 June 2015

This is a clean hotel. Brand new beds and full kitchen so you can cook a meal and have a whole pot of coffee if you want. They don't have a hair dryer or iron for those like me who might need one but they have everything else you could want. The price is great and the managers are more...

1Thank Sue S

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Viking Motel offers comfortable, clean, and quiet rooms at affordable prices. Family owned and operated for over 50 years, we believe that building relationships with our neighbors, employees, and ultimately you, our customer, has led to this success. We hope you stay with us and enjoy what Portland and we have to offer! Situated on the Max Yellow Line, our motel is minutes away from downtown Portland, Swan Island, the Expo Center, the Rose Quarter and Convention Center, the Portland Airport, and all Portland universities. Our amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi, refrigerators and microwaves, kitchenettes, non-smoking rooms, a relaxing patio, and more! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Viking Motel

Address: 6701 N Interstate Ave, Portland, OR 97217-4839
Region: United States > Oregon > Portland
Number of rooms: 26
Hotel Style:
#50 Business Hotel in Portland
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“I think there are only 20 rooms on 2 floors, so up to you!”
christK5337IE, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms have the usual floor noise from upper rooms. Nothing, however, that kept us awake!”
car54wru, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We liked room 202 for the division of space.”
RonaleeK, 23 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Small two story motel.TV Episode of Grimm was shot at this motel-if anyone happens to watch this Portland, Or based series.”
637annef, 18 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Make a reservation. I was lucky and got the last room.”
SignQuest, 5 Sep 2015 | Read review
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