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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were in the comfort king room, it was roomy and very clean and updated. The desk was friendly and greeted us with warm chocolate chip cookies. We also had the free breakfast, scrambled eggs, potatoes, sausage, bacon. Also pastries, yogurt, cereal, juice, very nice array of breakfast items. I'm very pleased with our stay and will definitely stay again.

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Hanover, New Hampshire
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quiet yet not too far from town. Reasonably priced compared to the rest in town. There is also an avid/Budget station that is very convenient. A good short stay. Right next to the street car is a plus too.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel staff were friendly and helpful. Things look a little dated but but the room I stayed in was clean and comfortable. Excellent location! No complaints really except that the hotel could do with some upgrading.

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

Thank you so much for your feedback. Being located directly next to the MAX Line is always a positive for our guests. We are dedicated to making sure you have the best possible experience. We understand while our rooms are affordable they are on the dated side. Therefore we are excited to announce that renovations have started! Next time you...

Cheyenne, Wyoming
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The visitor's bureau suggested this hotel, so we went with it. It's dated and worn, but based on the location to mass transit - it worked perfectly for us. It's a hop, skip and a jump to the cable cars, across the street from the train and buses. The staff is nice (seem to be students), television limited but the...

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

Thank you so much for all of your feedback. I know that being so close to public transportation is a huge plus with all of our guests. We also want to make sure our guests wake up ready to go with a provided hot breakfast. Our hotel prides itself on being affordable for our guests. However, we understand that our...

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the kind of hotel you'd stay in with your kid's little league team. Dated with cold, unattractive hallways with a comfortable and clean room with a few nicks and scratches in the walls and minor unglued wallpaper seems. In winter, run the shower for 30 minutes to get hot water (they told me the next day).You can hear...

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

Thank you for all the feedback you have provided. I am happy to hear that you took advantage of our prime location next to Portland's public transit. I understand that while the hotel rooms are affordable they can be improved. We have been listening and have started renovations. I will make sure management knows about our rooms needing improvement on...

Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

The people in front desk was nice and they helped me to book my shuttle. The food is good and its not expensive. The room was fine, it was big but the bed is kind of old. Also, I had some issues with the elevador. Good location!

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

Estefania, I want to thank you for all the feedback you have provided. I am elated to know that our staff was able to assist you in finding public transportation. I know that our location is always a positive with our guests. I do apologize that your room and the elevator did not completely meet your needs. Right now we...

Marietta, Georgia
Reviewed 11 January 2017

This is an old, run down, dirty place. I checked in after a long flight and the front desk person was in a hoodie and jeans. They gave me the wrong key and I ended up walking in on someone in their room. I had upgraded to the "better rooms" and when I got to my room I was up...

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

Shana, I apologize that you did not have a positive experience with our hotel. I know that are rooms are in need of improvement, which is why we have started renovations. I will be letting our desk management that our staff should always be dressed professionally and that they need to be accurate on what keys they are giving out....

Beavercreek
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We have stayed here twice to visit our child at Portland State and if you are not picky about conditions( a little rundown) it is the perfect place to stay. They seem to be working on it every time we are here. Price is good and convenient to train platform to get around the city.

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

Micon, Thank you so much for your review. I am ecstatic to hear that our location gave you easy access to Portland's various means of public transit. We are always continuing renovating our rooms, so that the are not only affordable but comfortable. We hope you book with us again soon!

Superior, Wisconsin
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Stayed on an icy cold weekend. Everyone friendly and helpful. Clean room with refrigerator, microwave, tv, keurig coffeemaker. Free breakfast. Parking $15 per day ending each day at 2 pm. Will stay again

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

Helen, Thank you for such a positive review. Our staff works hard to make sure your experience is always a positive one. I know our provided breakfast is one our guests look forward to so that they are ready to take on the day. As for parking if you book direct with us we can look at getting you parking...

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Comfortable stay, hearty breakfast free with stay, warm friendly staff and safe area. Internet is free but a little slow. Overall good stay for the cost. Would recommend for family trips or travel to Portland for vacation.

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

Thank you so much for your review. Our staff is dedicated to making sure you have the best experience possible. I know that our guests love our hot breakfast and that we are located directly next to the MAX Line. I have let management know that as we make renovations that are wifi could be improved as well.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast included
  • 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: $118 - $198 (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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