This hotel gave me the creeps upon first walking into the front lobby .


Member Rating 4 out of 5 by a traveler from Travelocity.com on February 7, 2011

This hotel gave me the creeps upon first walking into the front lobby which gave off a stale, dank "dirty vaccum bag" smell. It didn't get any better when the nightdesk person ignored us for enough time to make us feel unwelcome. We had paid extra for a pullout sleeper bed for our teenager. We finally got to our out-dated '70s-era room, with threadbare bedding/draperies and wallpaper-peeling, and pulled out the sleeper mattress which had a permanent upside down "V" in the middle of it. We went back down to tell the nightdesk and the staff had changed to a friendlier face who easily apologized and gave us a "free upgrade" to a suite on a different floor. What a difference that made! This room had definitely been remodeled recently with good mattress/bedding/towels, was clean, very comfortable and felt worth the price. The hotel was very conveniently located within short walking distance of Powells Books and cafes.
Mark Spencer Hotel
409 SOUTHWEST 11TH AVE
Portland, Oregon, 97205
(503) 224-3293

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