The Mark Spencer Hotel - Portland

409 Southwest 11Th Avenue, Portland, United States, 97205  show map
 3 stars
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The Mark Spencer Hotel - Portland

 Internet

Wi-Fi in rooms

Free Wi-Fi

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

 Meeting facilities

Conference room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Verified Reviews:

  • Within five blocks, you'll find powell's, wild oats - Lobby area is small, but nice
  • Staff is very knowledgeable - Entire building was smoke free - Kitchenette was very convenient
  • Free high speed internet - Walls are very thin - Free, adequate buffet breakfast
  • Staff is very friendly - Mattress was hard - Location is fantastic for the pearl district
  • Bathroom was small - Kitchenette was adequate - Beds were comfortable

Overview

The Mark Spencer Hotel is set in a shopping area of Portland next to International Rose Test Garden, Oregon Museum of Science and Industry and Portland Japanese Garden. This modern hotel dates from 1907 and was refurbished in 2009.

The city center is 1 km away from the hotel. The hotel is about 500 meters from Pioneer Courthouse, Voodoo Doughnuts and PGE Park.

The hotel offers perfect location close to gardens and parks.

Portland Art Museum train station is 5 minutes' walking distance from the hotel. A short drive from Portland International airport.

Rooms

There are 102 guestrooms featuring Modern Double Room, Deluxe Guest Room and Executive One-Bedroom Suite equipped with free Wi-Fi, a refrigerator, climate control, a separate toilet and a kitchenette. A bathtub, a hairdryer and free toiletries can be found in all bathrooms.

Eat & Drink

A continental breakfast is offered at the restaurant.

Services

Guests can rent limousines to discover the nearby sites.

Relax

On-site fitness facilities include a gym and fitness center.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Paid private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of floors:   6.  Number of rooms:   102.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pets allowed (limited amount or weight)
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Valet parking
  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Medical facilities service
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • Library
  • Television in lobby

Room facilities

  • Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Washing machine
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Kitchenette
  • Mini-fridge
  • Microwave
  • Cooker
  • Cookware/Kitchen utensils

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 10 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

409 Southwest 11Th Avenue, Portland, United States, 97205

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City Center
  • Portland
    500 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Tigard Transit Center
    12.3 km
  • Train Stations
    100 m
  • Bus stop
    200 m
Restaurants
  • Jake's Famous Crawfish (cuisine: American)
    70 m
  • Kenny and Zuke's Delicatessen
    60 m
Parks
  • Tom McCall Waterfront Park
    130 m
Ski areas
  • Mt. Hood Ski Bowl
    1.9 km
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    102

Rooms and availability

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Bed type: King-size bed
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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    The Mark Spencer Hotel Private Double Room
    Private Double Room
    Bed type: Queen-size bed
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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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      The Mark Spencer Hotel Executive One-Bedroom SuiteThe Mark Spencer Hotel Executive One-Bedroom SuiteThe Mark Spencer Hotel Executive One-Bedroom SuiteThe Mark Spencer Hotel Executive One-Bedroom Suite
      Executive One-Bedroom Suite
      Bed type: King-size bed
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      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
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        How to reach hotel

        hotel The Mark Spencer Hotel - Portland Portland location
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        Hotel Address:

        409 Southwest 11Th Avenue, Portland, United States, 97205

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Portland
          500 m
        Airports
        Train Stations
        • Tigard Transit Center
          12.3 km
        • Train Stations
          100 m
        • Bus stop
          200 m
        Restaurants
        • Jake's Famous Crawfish (cuisine: American)
          70 m
        • Kenny and Zuke's Delicatessen
          60 m
        Parks
        • Tom McCall Waterfront Park
          130 m
        Ski areas
        • Mt. Hood Ski Bowl
          1.9 km
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2009
        • Number of floors:
          6
        • Number of rooms:
          102

        The Mark Spencer Hotel Location

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        What's nearby

        Places of interest

        Shopping areas

        • Powell's City of Books - 100 m

        Amusement

        • MT Hood Skibowl America's - 100 m
        • Ground Kontrol - 100 m
        • Games Inc - 100 m

        Historical sites

        Museums

        • Oregon Symphony - 100 m
        • Portland Area Theater Alliance - 200 m
        • Pica - 200 m
        • Literary Arts Inc - 200 m
        • EF Education - 300 m
        • Chamber Music Northwest - 400 m
        • Northwest Print Council - 500 m
        • American Advertising Museum - 500 m
        • Oregon History Museum - 500 m
        • Portland Youth Philharmonic - 600 m
        • Oregon History Ctr - 600 m
        • Portland Regional Arts Council - 600 m
        • Portland Art Museum and History Center - 600 m

        Parks

        • PGE Park (Portland Beavers Baseball) - 500 m

        Halls

        • Tiffany Center - 300 m
        • Roseland Theater - 400 m
        • Scottish Rite Ctr - 400 m
        • Northwest Neighborhood Cltrl - 600 m
        • Portland Center-Performing Art - 600 m

        Universities, Institutes

        • Heald College Schools-Business - 300 m
        • College of Legal Arts - 300 m
        • Beau Monde College-Hair Design - 400 m
        • Northwest Film Ctr - 600 m

        Local attractions

        • International Rose Test Garden - 1.9 km
          400 Southwest Kingston Avenue, Portland
        • Portland Japanese Garden - 1.9 km
          611 SW Kingston Ave, Portland
        • Oregon Rail Heritage Center - 1.8 km
          2250 SE Water Avenue, Portland
        • Oneonta Gorge - 1.7 km
          Portland, OR
        • Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area - 2.0 km
          50000 E. Columbia River Hwy, Portland

        Near the hotel

        • Tom McCall Waterfront Park - 130 m
          Front Avenue, Portland
        • Multnomah County Central Library - 340 m
          801 Southwest 10th Avenue, Portland
        • Museum of Contemporary Craft - 410 m
          724 Northwest Davis Street, Portland
        • U.S. Bancorp Tower - 530 m
          111 Southwest Fifth Avenue, Portland
        • First Presbyterian Church - 180 m
          1200 Southwest Alder St, Portland
        • Pearl District - 420 m
          404 NW 10th Ave LL1, Portland
        • Pioneer Courthouse - 480 m
          555 Southwest Yamhill St, Portland

        Restaurants nearby

        • Jake's Famous Crawfish - 70 m

          Address: 401 SW 12th Ave
          Phone: 503-226-1419

          71% likes this, based on 713 reviews
          Cuisine: American
          Price Range: CAD 13 - CAD 53

        • Clyde Common - 60 m

          Address: 1014 SW Stark St
          Phone: (503) 228-3333

          74% likes this, based on 214 reviews
          Cuisine: American
          Price Range: CAD 21 - CAD 41

        • Peet's Coffee & Tea - 20 m

          Address: 508 SW Broadway
          Phone: 503-973-5540

          82% likes this, based on 28 reviews
          Price Range: CAD 7 - CAD 14

        • Kenny and Zuke's Delicatessen - 60 m

          Address: 1038 Southwest Stark Street
          Phone: 503-222-DELI

          67% likes this, based on 267 reviews

        • The Roxy - 20 m

          Address: 1121 SW Stark St
          Phone: 503-223-9160

          60% likes this, based on 51 reviews
          Cuisine: American
          Price Range: CAD 1 - CAD 26

        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2009
        • Number of floors:
          6
        • Number of rooms:
          102
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        The Mark Spencer Hotel Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Mark Spencer Hotel

        Average guest rating

        8.2out of 10
        Fabulous
        Based on 117 reviews

        Rating by category:

        Rooms
        8.8
        Service
        9.2
        Location
        8.0
        Value
        8.7

        Individual guest reviews

        • Group of friends
          9.2

          I liked the size of the room, the shower supplies were nice. bed was very comfortable

          the room needed to be aired out at arrival. Opened the window and this fixed the smell.

        • Single
          8.2

          I liked the kitchenette and the design of the rooms. I liked the separate bedroom from the bathroom, living room and kitchenette. The only problem I had was with the tv. I rented a movie and 3 or 4 times the movie became disconnected and I had to figure out how to re-connect myself with the movie in the place where it had stopped.

          See the above about the tv and movie experience.

        • Older travelers
          9.2

          Wine and appetizers, Breakfast buffet was very good and social atmosphere was quite nice

          room next to elevator, carpet need to be up dated

        • Family with children
          7.0

          Easy to get to, you can walk almost anywhere from here.

          The breakfast was adequate, nothing great. The room was fine although a bit dated, especially the bathroom. The neighborhood is rather rundown and although you can walk anywhere from here, it seems it is in homeless central.

        • Single
          9.6

          Great location! Coffee & tea available in the lobby. Room was comfortable and clean.

          The information about the hotel is on tv, rather than in print form.

        • Family with children
          10.0

          We have stayed at the Mark Spencer before and love everything about it. The breakfast is incredibly generous- the staff is perfectly helpful and accomodating. The location is amazing- everything is within walking distance. The suites are especially nice- Standard rooms are minimal and tiny. When you go be sure to reserve either executive or junior suite instead of standard room- you will not be disapointed.

        • Family with children
          10.0

          Room / suite was nice; well appointed. Not fancy, but nice for the price. Great location. Friendly staff.

          Had to pay for parking

        • Family with children
          9.2

          Unique, loved the location and view from the 6th floor. Street parking was easy. Walked to everything in town. Ny Times a great treat. Rooms were clean and simple.

        • Older travelers
          10.0

          The staff is kind and attentive. I asked for non-feather pillows, and they were waiting for us on the bed. The afternoon cookies are wonderful! We love that the hotel is right down the street from Powell's. This was our third stay in the hotel.

        • Group of friends
          10.0

          The hotel staff was incredibly helpful. They made great suggestions for places to go on rainy days in Portland and are super friendly. One of the staff helped give thorough instructions on how to get to the Forest Park. It didn't occur to me that it would be a different route coming back to the hotel due to the "one way" streets and so he printed out a map for me to show me how to get back without my asking. I also like the complimentary breakfast as well as the afternoon tea and cookies! The location of the hotel is perfectly situated in the old part of downtown so you're surrounded by great character buildings and a number of eateries and pubs. The Powell's bookstore is just a block away! This isn't a luxury hotel but it was very clean and an overall great place to stay. Every room has it's own kitchen..very convenient.

          The furniture is dated. The walls are a little too thin so you can hear your neighbors closing doors or taking showers. But I'd definitely stay there again based on a lot of other good things this hotel has to offer.

        • Older travelers
          9.6

          The staff and accomodations were very nice and the location couldn't have been better. We slept very well.

        • Older travelers
          7.8

          location. It was near the trolley, Powells, and good restaurants.

          a terrible smell in the elevator.

        • Group of friends
          7.4

          The location is great, the rooms were super clean and the staff was excellent! Lena helped locate the art gallery and restaurant. Very professional and proficient.

        • Single
          10.0

          The convenience of a little kitchen, on the streetcar line, very close to The Pearl District and Stumptown Coffee. Oh, and free wifi for guests. Bright and lovely studio room for 1 or 2 is Unit 206.

        • Older travelers
          9.6

          Loved the location to the Pearl District and downtown easy to get to public transportation liked the kitchenette in the room enjoyed the public areas of hotel--enjoyed the breakfast and excellent coffee--very helpful front desk

        How to reach hotel

        hotel The Mark Spencer Hotel - Portland Portland location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        409 Southwest 11Th Avenue, Portland, United States, 97205

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Portland
          500 m
        Airports
        Train Stations
        • Tigard Transit Center
          12.3 km
        • Train Stations
          100 m
        • Bus stop
          200 m
        Restaurants
        • Jake's Famous Crawfish (cuisine: American)
          70 m
        • Kenny and Zuke's Delicatessen
          60 m
        Parks
        • Tom McCall Waterfront Park
          130 m
        Ski areas
        • Mt. Hood Ski Bowl
          1.9 km
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2009
        • Number of floors:
          6
        • Number of rooms:
          102