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Mark Spencer Hotel

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Hood River, Oregon
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this hotel in the past, and really enjoyed the location and pet-friendly policy. However, it had become pretty tired. The remodel is just fantastic. And the rates are still some of the best in downtown Portland. Check out the Sunday night "stay like a local" package, which we just used ....20% off the room rate, a $15...

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Ryan H, Guest Relations Manager at Mark Spencer Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. I'm so happy you came back and were able to enjoy one of newly renovated rooms. Our maintenance team has done an outstanding job of maintaining the charm and historic feel of our boutique hotel while adding modern comforts and luxuries. Our "Stay Like A Local" package is...

Olympia, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago

Location, comfort, cheerful service. Three "gotta haves" that Mark Spencer Hotel had perfectly. Surrounded by great food options, so very very close to Powell's, and easy walking distance to Scrap PDX. A central location to be met by locals. Best hotel bed ever! nicely proportioned room, too. Staff was uniformly friendly and helpful.

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Ryan H, Guest Relations Manager at Mark Spencer Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for such a great review! I'm happy to hear that our central location suited your needs during your trip to downtown Portland. We're in a great walking area, just as you mentioned. Our Spencer Court Passport gives our guests exclusive discounts to some great nearby places and I hope you were able to take advantage of those savings....

Vancouver
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for one night at the Mark Spencer hotel for the Golden State Warriors vs Portland Trailblazers basketball game. My Husband and I came with our Moms and my Aunt in law. We arrived very early so our Queen Executive Suite wasn't ready yet. We just parked the car $25 a night, stored our bags and roamed around the...

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Ryan H, Guest Relations Manager at Mark Spencer Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your recent stay with us. It sounds like you had great weekend visiting downtown Portland. That was a close game for the Trailblazers, they almost pulled off the victory! I'm glad our staff was able to hold your bags while you explored our wonderful city. There are so many great places nearby including Powell's Books. Our...

Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the Mark Spencer for three nights for a business trip. It is a very beautiful space in the heart of the Pearl District in downtown Portland. Great location close to great dining, bars, shops, and transit. I highly recommend taking a stroll around the block to eat breakfast at Cheryl's. Try the Portuguese Fried Rice for breakfast-...

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Ryan H, Guest Relations Manager at Mark Spencer Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I'm glad to you enjoy our central location, and just as you mentioned, we're in close proximity to so many great restaurant and retail locations. Our Spencer Court Passport can be used at Cheryl's on 12th and provides an exclusive discount for our guests. I'm happy that...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our stay at The Mark Spencer and will definitely be back. The bed was super comfortable. The room was very quiet and exceptionally clean. The remodeled bathroom was gorgeous and the rain shower was so cool. We enjoyed the wine/beer hour before heading out to dinner. So many great food places and shops are within walking distance. They...

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Ryan H, Guest Relations Manager at Mark Spencer Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us. Our newly renovated rooms have some incredible features, but my personal favorite is our new beds! Our new bathrooms feature blue, Italian tile and each guest room has had new plumbing as well. I'm glad you were able to join us for our complimentary wine tasting. Our staff...

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice hotel with spacious comfortable rooms in a great downtown Portland location. We took the train from Seattle to Portland. The hotel is located in easy walking distance from the station, and virtually everything in downtown Portland. Two blocks from the trendy Pearl District for great shopping, restaurants and bars.

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Ryan H, Guest Relations Manager at Mark Spencer Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your stay with us. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed one of our newly renovated rooms. Our rooms feature ample guest space, complimentary wifi and the bathrooms have beautiful blue, Italian tile. I hope you were able to use the Spencer Court Passport during your recent visit. The passport allows our guests to receive exclusive...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very nice hotel for business travelers. The bed is super comfortable. The room itself was small and looked into a light shaft but I wasn't there for the view, and it had everything I needed. Plus windows that would open!! That was lovely. But I have stayed there twice in the past two years, and it has...

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Ryan H, Guest Relations Manager at Mark Spencer Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. I'm glad our central location suited your needs during this trip to downtown Portland. We're in a great location and as you said and nearly everything in the downtown is walkable from our front door. We're at the tail end of our top to bottom renovation and hope...

Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great hotel centrally located to restaurants, transportation, downtown and a mall. The room was very spacious and very clean. We thoroughly enjoyed every minute of our stay ther. for the money, it was a first class experience.

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Ryan H, Guest Relations Manager at Mark Spencer Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us. We're in a great location, where the West End meets the Pearl District. We're in a great neighborhood and just two blocks from Powell's Books. I hope you were able to use the Spencer Court Passport which gives our guests exclusive discounts to nearby restaurants and retail locations,...

New York City
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

location and price i paid was great love the cookies & tea and daily hour wine tasting close to all stores the room are remodeled and great especially i had the deluxe king with kitchen all new energy efficient appliances

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Thank you for reviewing your recent stay with us. I'm happy to see our location suited your needs during this visit and that you were able to join us for our afternoon tea and cookies. Our newly renovated rooms are absolutely spectacular and provide an exceptional level of comfort. My favorite addition to the rooms are our new beds. Thank...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stylish & comfortable small European style hotel in the Pearl neighborhood. Parking available on site for daily fee. Coffee & tea available all day. Continental breakfast, afternoon tea, cookies & wine also available. Great shopping & restaurants nearby.

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Thank you for sharing your recent experience with us. You're description of our newly renovated rooms is spot on! We've designed our new rooms to infuse old world elegance with modern comforts and luxuries. We have parking available for guests and provide a 50% discount for those who drive hybrid vehicles. It sounds like you enjoyed many of the complimentary...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the world of hospitality, there are a few unexpected places in which timeless European flair, cultured style and Old World courtesy are vibrantly alive. These lasting impressions are also accompanied by a profound respect for another very precious aspect: your comfort. Welcome to The Mark Spencer Hotel, an exceptional value in the hub of the city. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mark Spencer Hotel

Address: 409 SW 11th Ave., Portland, OR 97205
Region: United States > Oregon > Portland > Downtown
Price Range: $221 - $466 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Mark Spencer Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 101
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#22 Romantic Hotel in Portland
#22 Family Hotel in Portland
#25 Business Hotel in Portland
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“Then suites are super nice. Ask for one that faces the street.”
 of 5 bubbles deborahk0, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Corner suites on 3rd floor or above are large, well appointed and have great views.”
 of 5 bubbles georgehU7462FG, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“View would be better from an outside room. Inside room windows only look at other rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles robertgC3191EM, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Courtyard rooms are most quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles cstiles, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“super quant, cozy, beautiful decoration, comfortable bed”
 of 5 bubbles katielain, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
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