Embassy Suites Portland - Downtown
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Needless to say, Joe didn't want to get out of bed this morning. We went and enjoyed the free breakfast and then prepared for our day of urban hiking in Portland.
We decided to walk from our hotel to the Rose Garden, a mere 2 mile walk one way. This was a good way to see the city but not so good for a hang over. The rose garden was free to …
Today we got off to a sluggish start from yesterdays LONG day. We only paid $50 to stay in the Ferryman's Hotel so we didnt expect much from the free breakfast. We had some packaged muffins and orange juice and then hit the road. The hotel was actually nice for $50 so no complaints here.
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I walk in and look to my right to see another bearded guy with a briefcase. I turn to him :
"This place only has room enough for one bearded guy with a briefcase"
He stands up to shake my hand and says (opening his briefcase): "If you show me what's in your briefcase, I'll show you what's in mine." I shuffled through mine showing off my engineering paper, journal, tea bags and cheap headphones. He pulls out a book. A book that ...
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With free happy hour for 2 hours and free breakfast, how can you go wrong? The room was awesome and they even upgraded me to a two room suite for free.
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Historical Traveler Reviews Embassy Suites Portland - Downtown
Simply wonderful! On our first visit to Portland, we were very fortunate to choose this hotel. From the moment we walked in, we were treated like royalty. We plan to go back once every year. Our biggest mistake was getting a rental car. The hotel shuttle will take you anywhere downtown and the rail system was great for visiting the mall, outside of downtown. You will not be disappointed.
This hotel was an elegant find in downtown Portland. We arrived in the late afternoon and were pleased to find complimentary drinks and snacks. The room was large, well-appointed, clean and quiet. The bellmen were both quite helpful and friendly. There was also a free fully-cooked breakfast, which was great! One of the blankets had some sort of yuck on it, but housekeeping showed up immediately with a replacement. We really enjoyed our stay here.
Great complimentary breakfast!
The lobby was lovely and the room was a good size. The complimentary breakfast buffet was the best we've ever had at a hotel. The location was a little dead in the evening, but there were good restaurants within walking distance.
Stinky sheets and bedding
I must agree with the other reviewers regarding the lovely and charming lobby of the Embassy Suites, convenient location and wonderful breakfast. The room itself was very spacious for a family of four. However, the sheets and bedding smelled like mildew and when asked for fresh sheets and pillows, they still smelled horrendous! Despite having housekeeping change the sheets the next day (she was not scheduled to change our sheets but changed it at our request) there was no getting around the mildew, sour smell. Though we had a great time in Portland and spent the entire day out and about, falling asleep on sheets and bedding that smelled of sour dishrags was not a great ending.
Beautiful Step Back in Time
I heartily agree with the comments made by "A TripAdvisor User, San Francisco Bay area, CA." The former Multnomah Hotel is still the grand hotel it was built to be. You absolutely can't go wrong here. I especially enjoyed perusing the memorabilia from days gone by and the coffe table book detailing the history of this beautiful building.
The customer service at this hotel was excellent from the moment we walked out of our car. The front desk was able to check us in early, any items or services that we needed, we were tended to in a matter of minutes. The breakfast was great--many of the foods offered were healthy! The hotel was beautiful and walking distance to many shops and restaurants. The valet parking was a little pricey ($22/day) but overall, the staff was wonderful. My family and I would most definitely stay there again.
Embassy Suites are always fine properties but this one is different. In contrast to most modern hotels in this chain, the old "Multnomah Hotel" was opened in 1912 and has housed a King (Elvis),a Queen (Elizabeth) and a President (Ike). This hotel is warm,charming and elegant. It is a refreshing throwback to the days of "GRAND hotels". Her location is perfect for those who like to stroll around town (mere blocks from "old Portland" and the riverfront) and the services provided are ideal for those who prefer to hang around inside (pool, workout room, cozy lobby with fireplace, free shuttle and a staff that ranks 4 stars). I don't need to use the workout facility because I can run laps in my room. The suites are spacious (to say the least) and extremely well appointed. The evening manager's reception includes complimentary beverages (booze) and a fine spread of hot nacho fixin's along with big screen tvs. The breakfast buffet (also free) is excellent and very "kid-friendly". Room service is prompt and the menu offers a delicious range of meals. I travel to Portland 4-6 times a year and I will not stay anywhere else. I have yet to find anything wrong with this hotel. It's nice to be treated like a VIP every now and then. From the time they greet you at the door to the time you check out you will feel like a millionaire....take it to the bank!!!
A wonderful hotel for families
We visit Portland several times a year, as it is my kids' favorite weekend getaway spot. One big reason for that is this wonderful hotel... accomodating employees, large rooms, a beautiful pool perfect for kids, a huge breakfast buffet (with an adjacent small gameroom where the kids can escape to play air hockey while mom and dad sip their coffee) and a very convenient location. There are many nice hotels in Portland, but, for families especially, Embassy Suites downtown is the best.
Love, Love, Love It!!
My husband and I have stayed here on several occasions and it's by far, my favorite place. it has class, warmth, it's clean and quiet. So much for your money. it's in a great location so you can walk to several places of interest, or just stay in your comfy room and enjoy yourselves. There is a game for for the children, a real nice pool, and exercise room. Everything you could want all in one place. The morning breakfast that is complimentary will take your breath away. Stay here!!
You won't be sorry!!
We had a meeting with over 100 attendees at this beautiful, historic hotel and it was a wonderful experience. The facility is elegant, the food was delicious (both catering and the Chop House) and the staff the best we've ever worked with. The downtown location is great, too. I would highly recommend it for a meeting, vacation or business trip.