With a stay at University Place Hotel & Conference Center in Portland, you'll be minutes from Portland Center Park and Lovejoy Fountain. This hotel is close to Portlandia and Moda Center.
Make yourself at home in one of the 235 air-conditioned guestrooms. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as desks and coffee/tea makers.
Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities
Enjoy recreational amenities such as a 24-hour fitness center and a seasonal outdoor pool. Additional amenities include complimentary wireless Internet access, a fireplace in the lobby, and a television in the lobby.
Satisfy your appetite at the hotel's restaurant, which features a bar. Dining is also available at a coffee shop/café. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge. A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily.
Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. Planning an event in Portland? This hotel has 8000 square feet (720 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and meeting rooms. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge during limited hours, and self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.
Rooms are well acquainted, had Keurig coffee maker, fridge and microwave. Staff is polite and helpful.
Facility is old and not well maintained. Pool is outdoors and only open seasonally.
The room was reasonably comfortable; breakfast was good, if limited; facilities okay. Close to downtown and the MAX.
No refridgerator in room. No wi-fi in the rooms - wi-fi only in common areas. Made it inconvenient for us to stay connected. Limited TV channel selection.
Staff was nice
Dirty tub,sketchy bed linens,dirty carpet,tv remote broken,no do not disturb door sign,elevator dirty,mattress badly stained,room keys wouldn't work correctly.
In a nice location ,goo amenities.
It is in downtown but almost 20 min walk from downtown.
We had stayed there a few weeks ago and thought that the room was adequate for the price, particularly since the hotel is located in downtown Portland. When we had to be in Portland again we made another reservation, expecting a similar experience.
I don't know if it was the area of the hotel or what, but we found our room to be very noisy. There apparently is no sound insulation between rooms so we could hear a lot of what was going on in adjacent rooms, plus people talking in the hallway. Secondly, the mattress on the bed must have been older because we found ourselves waking up with sore backs in the morning. I hope that this experience was an anomaly but we'll have second thoughts before considering this hotel again.
Close to the freeway and bridges, easy to access to the facility and the cookie was really good.
Room seemed dirty upon entry. Sink would not drain so the shaving cream and tooth paste remained in the water filled sink. I turned up the heater so i did not need to use the covers. I slept in a long sleeve shirt, jeans and socks on top of the covers. The bar was very gloomy and uninviting, the tender was very nice but not able to make simple TV channel changes that were requested. "It's March madness and no basketball on TV in the bar?" "there were infomercials" I heard the breakfast was very good from a person in our party but, I had already left to get a meal at another hotel by the water as with all the prior experiences I was not ready to risk eating there. I recommend new bar management, facility maintenance, cleaning of the rooms or refresh the look and the place would be pretty good.
Big, hot chocolate chip cookies handed out upon checking in - if they don't hand them out, ask! Good breakfast - real, hot food Helpful, patient staff - I saw them deal with some frustrating situations very graciously Convenient location - there's a busstop right outside and the food trucks on campus are just up the street
Wifi access is complicated and didn't always work with my laptop. Most rooms have an ethernet cable rather than wifi (available in public spaces), so notebook users will need an adapter (I don't know if the front desk has any). The first floor rooms closest to the lobby are within range of the wifi signal, so ask for those if you really want to use wifi instead of wired internet.
convenience of location to freeway and other amenities.
old rooms, old building
The only good thing about the hotel was that the staff was very friendly.
The beds were horrible. There were big craters in the middle of the bed so you wake up with a sore back. The carpet was gross and dirty. The blinds looked like they had never been cleaned once before. The bathroom was dirty. There was hair on the pillow, and the room smelt so bad we bought febreze so we could breath without feeling sick.
Excellent continental breakfast, friendly staff, clean rooms.
We stayed in a deluxe doubleroom that was said to be remodeled. I don't think there is is a difference compared to a standard room. The beds were not comfortable. It was hard to sleep in.
The front desk staff were always working solo. Everything took a very long time. They would be talking on the phone, helping customers, talking to staff in the back room, etc. They did not acknowledge when a new guest would come to the desk to ask for help, which was very frustrating. Our key repeatedly didn't work, and we had to wait 10+ minutes for someone to take 10 seconds to reactivate it.
The value for the money was incredible; comfortable king-size mattress with two pillows each, decent hot breakfast every morning, easy walk or public transport into the city, and friendly and helpful staff.
The wireless was a bit patchy, and they only have one wired internet connection per room, so I and my partner could not work at the same time very effectively.
The price and how clean it was.
We put up our 'Do Not Disturb' sign before leaving for the day, when we returned someone had come in and cleaned anyway and put our sign on the desk.