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The Mark Spencer

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Des Moines
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great hotel. Comfortable beds. Appreciated the extras! The continental breakfast, wine tasting, tea and cookies and gift wrapping room were lovely touches. We also enjoyed the espresso machine and were impressed by the quality of coffee.

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El Cerrito
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Clean suite with a huge shower with 4 spouts of water. This hotel thinks of every way to make guests comfortable. Front desk staff is helpful and friendly. There is a library and dining room with a cappuccino machine 24 hours. Evening wine tasting hour, morning continental breakfast available at 6 am, and even a wrapping room with holiday paper,...

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Sandpoint
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Keep this one to yourself. The recently remodeled Hotel features a tastefully comfortable renovation. None of that pretentious art-deco nonsense. In the rooms the linens, mattress, and pillows were dreamy. Our bathroom featured a glass enclosed walk-in tiled shower. The bathroom fixtures were high end, unique and pleasing to the eye. The complimentary coffee, tea, and homemade cookies were yummy....

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice place, nice location, convenient, staff were average, didn't seem willing to assure my experience was satisfactory, kind of had a dismissive attitude when I had a couple of issues and I felt like I was being a burden to them.

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Everett
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for Thanksgiving and enjoyed it very much. The location is wonderful, we were able to step out of our room to grab dinner, stop across the street at Stumptown in the morning, and walk over to Patagonia and Powell's Books. With great location, comes parking annoyances. We weren't sure where to go at first, then the parking...

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Bonney Lake, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at the Mark Spencer six times and have enjoyed it each time. The staff is friendly and helpful. The breakfast, wine hour and cookies are a great bonus! We like the location. It is an easy walk uptown and around the Pearl District. Also, an easy walk to and from the train station. There are many great...

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Ryan H, Guest Relations Manager at The Mark Spencer, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us. I'm happy that we've become your home away from home! It sounds like you get the most out of your time with us by enjoying the wonderful complimentary amenities the Mark Spencer Hotel has to offer. You're absolutely correct when mentioning great places to eat nearby. From Bamboo...

Boston
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel staff were very flexible and welcoming to accommodate my last minute booking when I extended my trip after a friend's wedding. The room was excellent with a very comfortable bed and a delightful shower. My partner even liked the fragrance from the complementary conditioner. Front desk staff also provided several great recommendations on where to grab drinks and find...

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Ryan H, Guest Relations Manager at The Mark Spencer, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your stay at the Mark Spencer Hotel. Weddings are a great reason to travel and I'm glad you enjoyed your time at our family owned, boutique hotel. Our newly renovated bathrooms feature blue, Italian tile and ample space to get ready for the day. Thank you for your kind words regarding our staff. They're incredible people...

Daly City, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Convenient Pearl District location and perfect for a Romantic Thanksgiving weekend. The Front-Desk immediately found us a parking spot in the garage once they realized we had drive 10+ hours from San Francisco. Pretty room - with a full kitchen.

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Ryan H, Guest Relations Manager at The Mark Spencer, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm happy to hear our location suited your needs while visiting the area and that our front desk staff was able to find you a parking spot quickly. After a 10+ hour drive I hope you were able to join us for complimentary wine hour! Thank you for choosing the Mark Spencer Hotel while visiting...

Centennial, Colorado
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a gem to find this lovely hotel in downtown Portland. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this remodeled hotel. Rooms are huge and inviting. The staff is efficient and caring. We will stay again when we're in town.

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Ryan H, Guest Relations Manager at The Mark Spencer, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. It's true, each guest room has been completely renovated from floor to ceiling and I truly believe we have the best rooms in the city of Portland. Thank you for your kind words regarding our staff. They're remarkable people with a passion for hospitality. I'm glad they added...

Eastsound, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at the Mark Spencer 3 times in the past 2 months and my stay last night was the crowning glory and warranted a review. I'm not one to write reviews for the most part but my experience last night with Ashley the night manager demands one . I checked in to my stylish, corner king with super...

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Ryan H, Guest Relations Manager at The Mark Spencer, responded to this review

Congratulations! We're so excited for your family! Ashley shared with me how much she enjoyed your conversations and how kind and understanding you were. I consider myself very lucky to have someone as capable as Ashley on our staff. She's so warm and caring and was excited to read your review! Thank you for taking the time to share your...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the world of hospitality, there are a few unexpected places in which timeless European flair, cultured style and Old World courtesy are vibrantly alive. These lasting impressions are also accompanied by a profound respect for another very precious aspect: your comfort. Welcome to The Mark Spencer Hotel, an exceptional value in the hub of the city. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Mark Spencer

Address: 409 SW 11th Ave, Portland, OR 97205-2603
Region: United States > Oregon > Portland > Downtown
Price Range: $209 - $409 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Mark Spencer 3*
Number of rooms: 102
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Mark Spencer Portland
Hotel Style:
#22 Romantic Hotel in Portland
#22 Family Hotel in Portland
#25 Business Hotel in Portland
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