Hotel Vintage Plaza - A Kimpton Hotel

Address: 422 SW Broadway, Portland, Oregon, 97205, United States | 4 star hotel
 
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This 4 star hotel, located in the Neighbors West - Northwest area of Portland, is near Pioneer Courthouse Square, Tugboat Brewpub, Oregon Wines on Broadway, and Pioneer Courthouse.
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Historical Traveler Reviews Hotel Vintage Plaza - A Kimpton Hotel Portland

This is a great hotel!

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My boyfriend & I stayed at the Vintage Plaza last week. It was my second time there. The rooms are very clean, spacious, and comfortable. We had a hot tub in our suite, which was a bonus! The hotel is in a great, central location, and they have a free wine reception every evening. The outstanding service provided by all the staff deserves special mention...everyone, I mean everyone, who works there is very friendly and accomodating. Just a great, all-around hotel experience!

Above & Beyond

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My daugther had her wedding reception at the Pazzo restaurant inside of Hotel Vintage Plaza in Portland, my sister is a dialysis patient, whom requires a 45 minutes procedures every 4 hours, while we were frantically trying to make such arrangement in the middle of the reception, Brian, the manager in charge was so kind to offer her a room so she can have the privacy she needed. The above & beyond service was most impressive of my visit at the hotel as well as the Pazzo restaurant. I highly recommended if you are looking for excellent service.

Charming, but Average

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Hotel Vintage Plaza is well located just as the other Portland hotels I've visited. On my way for a one night stay, I had no problems finding it for it is only about 3 blocks from the train station and Pioneer Square. Check in was a little slow with very casual, but welcoming greetings (I had a trainee). Looking around, while the receptionist tried to find the key, my impression of the lobby was that it's small, yet cozy and intimate. Indeed the hotel has an old classical ambience. Soon enough I was handed a big, brass, real key. What a change from those thin and plastic, room cards I thought! The hospitality suite I reserved was located on the third floor. It was a huge room. Three sectioned areas composed of a living room with a wide screen TV, a dining section, and a king bedroom attached to a bathroom with a jacuzzi and separate shower. The details of the room was rather average and worn out however. The furnishings are also old if not out dated. The bathroom, although with generously appointed kits and toilettries could definitely use more scrubbing and cleaning. The view from the room was also non existent. I tried room service as well (from the adjacent Pazzo Ristorante), and again, although the service was fast and friendly, the food from the appetizer to the main dish to the dessert were all sub par, given their rather expensive prices. I also spent some time searching around the suite for an internet cable hook up, which I was assured there was, but eventually gave up. They apparently have wireless internet connection and I didn't bring the right PC card. The bed however, was very comfortable with several pillows and layers of sheets. The check out the following morning was fast and efficient. I even left the big brass key inside the room and they graciously ignored the mistake. Still, the overall experience was average and disappointing at many levels in comparison to other downtown Portland hotels I've stayed in. Coming back won't be that easy.

Beautiful experience, wonderful hotel, great location

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A wonderful hotel-- you cannot go wrong. My fiance and I stayed in a standard King deluxe room, and we adored the entire hotel experience, from the exceptionally friendly and helpful staff, the fireside complimentary wine tastings, abd the supremely comfortable bed, to the complimentary yoga basket and the free Wireless Internet access (they even gave me extra equipment to make my non-WiFi laptop work with the wireless). The fabulous Aveda bath products make a surprisingly big impact (I don't normally think about the soaps and shampoos as impacting my hotel experience much, but when they are this good, they do!) Also, the location is excellent-- within walking distance of the trendy Pearl district and some of the best restaurants in Portland (we highly recommend Mother's for breakfast/brunch/lunch). This is a classy, beautiful hotel. Thank you!

An absolute holiday pleasure!

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I had the good fortune of staying at the Hotel Vintage Plaza over this last holiday season. After several days entertaining family on the Oregon Coast, I was beat and looking forward to an evening in one of my favorite cities. At the last minute, a member of the family decided to come stay with us due to our early transit schedule. The Vintage Plaza handled the last minute switch with complete ease, although there was a bit of telephone tag due to their reservations department obviously being located off property. As a industry professional at a resort, I can have very high standards when it comes to what I expect from a hotel. The front desk employee was very friendly and courteous; when there was a mix-up at check-in due to a change in billing arrangements, she handled it with grace and confidence. When we arrived in our room, we were so pleased with the appointments - the bathroom was quite large, we had a marvelous view, and the textiles were simply amazing!

It was all we could do to get up off of the ultra comfortable down comforters and begin our evening about town! The next morning, we had an excellent dome presentation at our admittedly early room service.

The food was fabulous (I had the polenta pancakes with berry compote - delish)! The Aveda bath products in the bathrooom were also a nice touch; I became so enamored of the facial bar, I attempted to order it from Aveda directly. Fortunately for me, they make it especially for the hotel - I guess I will just have to stay there the next time we are out in Portland! Hopefully this time they will have the Starlight Suite available!

Great Hotel for the Price

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I stayed at this hotel on business and I thought it was terrific. I was able to get a very good rate with my AAA discount. It was not only close to my business meeting, but was located right near a bunch of great shopping and restaurants right outside the front door. There's also a great bagel shop a few blocks down called Broadway Bagels which is a great stop for morning breakfast. The room was fairly large with a huge bathroom. It was nicely decorated and was very comfortable. It was a nice touch to get both the local paper and NY Times in the morning.

The gym was fairly decent. And, the restaurant connected to the hotel, in which room service is available, was excellent but a little pricey.

The hotel is also located right near public transportation making it very easy to get around to other areas in the city. The staff was very friendly and helpful, especially when I was asking for help planning my day off. I highly recommend this hotel.

Great service, great suites, would stay again!

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I stayed at the Vintage Plaza for New Year's 2003-2004. We found the staff very accomodating, and were greeted on our arrival with the nightly wine tasting, which was quite welcome after our travels. The location is within walking distance to many downtown attractions, and we perused their menu albums to pick a local dinner spot. We found our room nicely appointed, and ended up staying a second evening because of an unexpected snowfall. The staff upgraded us on the second evening to an available large suite with jacuzzi tub..my husband liked this feature after a day of throwing snowballs at each other! Rooms were quiet, but a little dark. Champagne in the lobby on New Year's eve, good coffee in the morning...sitting by the lobby fireplace reading books during the snowstorm...we had a very pleasant stay in all.

Amazing service

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My husband & I stayed here while he attended a conference. We had a lovely 2-story room with huge windows. The huge bath had a marvelous jacuzzi tub. But I must comment on the concierge. I went into premature labor 6 mos. along & the staff essentially saved my life. They hustled me to Emmanuel Hospital the quickest way they could. When I called down to the desk & said I needed help, they were there so fast it was as though I'd just hung up the phone. If not for their quick thinking, asking the right questions, & caring - I don't know if I or my daughter would be here! How can you praise a place more??? Actually, I can. They took care of my husband while I was in the hospital, sent me flowers, & helped with other arrangements. Truly, an AMAZING staff. Kudos, Hotel Vintage!

Good experience and looking forward to returning

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This was our first visit to the Portland area. We were staying with friends and planned to spend our 20th anniversary at the Hotel Vintage Plaza. We stayed in the Garden Spa Room. The room was nicely decorated, nice mini bar with a broad selection, clean and the deck with the hot tub was a nice touch. Hot tub was small and not too comfortable, but it is not often one gets to sit on a roof top looking at the city from a hot tub. Staff was professional, helpful and quick to respond to our needs.

Our negatives were champagne was not delivered by check-in and valet parking is a bit ackward. The 24 hour room service is not completely accurate.

Dining at El Gaucho just a block from the hotel was excellent. 5 stars!!!!!

An Exceptional value hotel

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Spent two nights this July with my wife as part of a 12 day Pacific Northwest vacation. The hotel has historic charm that has been retained even with all the 21st amenities being incorporated. The entire staff from the doorman, to the front desk ,to the maintaince staff are very friendly. The nightly wine tasting brings strangers together in a very charming lobby reception area with cozy furniture and an interesting collection of art, including framed hand painted china plates. Thought very classy the hotel is a charmer. spend the fourth of July and to bring a family spirit to the day, the hotel set up a grill in front of the hotel and provided complimentary hamburgers and Soyburger for the guest. The doorman always brighten the day with a big sincere smile.

This hotel is a wonderful boutique establishment. I will stay there again.

TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Vintage Plaza - A Kimpton Hotel Portland

4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding
 

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