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River's Edge Hotel & Spa

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Takapuna, New Zealand
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia 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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Milwaukie
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 3 days ago NEWvia 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 6 days ago NEWvia 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago 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

Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose the River’s Edge Hotel because we wanted a hotel by the Willamette River, close to the riverfront walking & running trails and not too far from the city centre. Thanks to the Tripadvisor reviews we were forewarned of the mandatory $30/day valet park for private vehicles and we budgeted for this in our overall cost for the hotel....

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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

alberta
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is a really nice hotel and we had a beautiful room with a spectacular river view. The price of the rooms is not cheap but we had always wanted to stay here back when it was the Avalon and this was our chance in early December 2016. The service from the front desk to the bell hops was fantastic....

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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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice room , the staff was courteous. There's a good restaurant just steps away, and that's about it. It's not centrally located to anything else. If you want to walk to any nightlife or shopping, don't stay here.

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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

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  • 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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  • 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: $182 - $371 (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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“We chose a room overlooking the Willamette River and it was fun to go out on the balcony to "river watch".”
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“higher the floor...the better the view of the river”
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