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Union Station

One of the cleanest and nicest train stations on the west coast.If you enjoy riding the train you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
wa6flr
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Los Angeles, California
I like train stations, and this one is nice.

Portland Union Station is not large, but is nicely kept, busy with travelers, and has a nice... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Eileen M
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Los Angeles, California
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good49%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“clock tower” (8 reviews)
LOCATION
800 NW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97209-3715
Old Town - Chinatown
CONTACT
+1 503-273-4865
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the cleanest and nicest train stations on the west coast.If you enjoy riding the train you will love the Union Station.

Thank wa6flr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Portland Union Station is not large, but is nicely kept, busy with travelers, and has a nice restaurant. Look for nearby parking as the neighborhood is not great. There is a parking lot, but we were able to find street parking for very inexpensive.

Thank Eileen M
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Not much for amenities but the architecture is vintage. The area is a bit rough away form the station for about 3 blocks. The station itself is well patrolled by security but there are lots of street people in the area. The tram has a...More

2  Thank comox55
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Nice train station in Portland. Easy to get to via the Trimet MAX light rail system. Took the Amtrak Cascades to Seattle for a cruise. We had business class, so we got to use the nice business class lounge. Unlike trains in the northeast, you...More

Thank DHC518
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I've been here several times and it is always a pleasure. If you've never taken a train as a form of transportation this is a good place to get your feet wet. The only complaint is that the surrounding area, something out of the control...More

Thank Kyle L
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Passed through Portland Union station on my arrival and departure from Portland on the Empire Builder Train. In the middle of the station is a great hall with benches to sit on which is nice even though it’s not as grand as the great hall...More

Thank CoyMarie
Reviewed 19 August 2017

I took the Amtrak from Seattle with my 8 year-old grandson. His first time on the train which he loved (cheese pizza and root beer on board helped frame his opinion}. We left the train at Union Station and had an easy 5 minute walk...More

1  Thank Charles B
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Took Amtrak from Seattle to Portland. First train ride for many years. Took business class which was a very reasonable upgrade. The click clack of the train was very restful some very good views when I wasn't napping. The food service was ok but the...More

Thank Ronzo11
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Very nice building to see. Went inside to look around. Gift shop inside to by lots of train related items. But their was lots of homeless people nearby that were camped out along the fence in forground picture. Felt a little uncomfortable walking by.

Thank Steven P
Reviewed 6 August 2017

I love to check out Union Stations in major cities. Think about it; many people from all walks of life commuting and converging in the same locale. The cleanliness and beauty of Union Station tells me if the city appreciates the people. According to the...More

Thank Daniel A
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momtraintaker
19 October 2017|
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Response from Margaret M | Reviewed this property |
There are several cabs, taxis, and Uber options directly @ the Union station exits to ensure Ur safety and certainly ur comfort level while traveling w/ small children & luggage
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cmrMissoula
7 October 2017|
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Response from Landinn D | Reviewed this property |
It is illegal to smoke within 25 feet of buildings in Washington. Smoking is probably outside near the curb.
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Eugene N
5 August 2017|
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Response from static0123 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They had a really nice looking garage next door. We came from Tacoma where the TPD said if there was an alternative to parking at the station...use it :). We did notice the garage with both short-term and long-term... More
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