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Surrey, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is perfect. Close walking or transit to everything. The rooms and bathrooms are beautifully done. Enjoyed all the breakfast and the afternoon treats. I would definitely come back. I would recommend this hotel to my friends. thank you

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

Thank you reviewing your stay at the Mark Spencer Hotel. I'm so happy that you enjoyed your accommodations. Our newly renovated rooms have great old world charm while also providing modern comforts and luxuries. I'm glad that you were able to join us for our complimentary breakfast as well as our complimentary tea and cookies in the afternoon. It's a...

Lawndale
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great home away from home when I travel to Portland. The location is perfect and makes everything I want to do easily accessible and most things are in walking distance. I return every year and the hotel gets better every time a come.

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

Thank you for your continued patronage to our boutique hotel and for taking the time to share your experience with us. I'm glad that you've enjoyed the upgrades we've made throughout our renovation. Each guest room has received new carpet, furnishing, linens, mattresses and bathrooms. We've maintained our historic charm while adding modern comforts and luxuries. Thank you again for...

San Francisco
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this hotel for its location and were extremely happy and surprised by the beautifully furnished room with full kitchenette, what seemed to be newly refurbished bathroom, very comfortable bed, excellent breakfast, coffee and cookies, wine tasting, newspaper, helpful clerks, etc etc. Compared to the big brand hotels just a few blocks away where you have to pay for...

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

Thank you for such an outstanding review! It sounds like you had a wonderful experience while staying with us. Our maintenance team has done an outstanding job during our top-to-bottom renovation while preserving the old world charm of our historic building. The bathrooms, as you mentioned are absolutely wonderful and feature blue, Italian tile in addition to large shower heads...

Spokane
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has a great feel and the staff was very nice. Good location with lots of walkable stuff to do. comfortable bed and spacious room. Relatively cheap parking and very clean. I would definitely recommend

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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 to explore the city by foot and I'm glad our central location suited your needs during this trip. Our parking is much cheaper than many of the big box hotels in downtown. We also have security cameras for our parking lot as well...

San Jose
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for one night, but I'll definitely be back. Friendly staff, beautiful hotel, wonderful amenities. Very clean and they upgraded our room when we asked to be moved away from the elevator. Wine/cheese tasting was great, too!

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

Thank you for providing a review of your recent stay. I'm so happy that you had a great time while staying with us. We're the oldest, continuously operating hotel in the city of Portland. Our doors opened in 1907 have remained open ever since. How cool?! Our maintenance team has done a superb job at preserving our old world charm...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great place to stay. They are currently remodeling their rooms and its spectacular. The room I got this time was a suite and well worth the $. I wish I could have stayed longer to enjoy. Great downtown location, had a full service kitchen in the room and free (decent) breakfast in the morning. I've stay here...

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

Thank you so much for such a great review! We've concluded renovations on all guest rooms and are doing some touch-up work in the hallways which will be completed in the near future. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed one of our suites! Those rooms are absolutely beautiful and I will be sure to pass along your sentiments to...

Bellevue
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great space with tastefully decorated rooms. I will absolutely stay there again. Cont Breakfast is pretty good; nothing outstanding, but fully serviceable. Rooms are outstanding - great comfy beds and a nice kitchenette.

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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. I'm happy that you enjoyed your accommodations on your recent stay. Our maintenance team has done an outstanding job of preserving our old world charm while adding so many comfortable features to our new rooms. Thank you for choosing the Mark Spencer Hotel and we hope to have you as our...

Hood River, Oregon
Reviewed 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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...

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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: €158 - €334 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Mark Spencer Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 101
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Also Known As:
The Mark Spencer Hotel Portland
Mark Spencer Portland
Hotel Style:
#22 Romantic Hotel in Portland
#22 Family Hotel in Portland
#25 Business Hotel in Portland
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“We had a corner king, and although the street car was below us, didn't keep us awake!”
  • Sitting area of room
  • You do have a great view and visa versa into other rooms!
  • Little kitchen area
 of 5 bubbles Krisinseattle, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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
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