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Nordic Motel

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I came in on a late flight to PDX, and the Nordic Motel was the perfect place to stay. I really like motels where you are able to park in front of your room like the Nordic. The room was small, but clean and comfortable. I'll stay there again.

Thank Kathy W
Little Rock, Arkansas
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24 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very friendly staff, even in the middle of the night (after a flight delay). Clean rooms, well-kept property. Room was a little bit on the small side, but nothing too bad. Only stayed one night, but it was worth the price.

Thank MrsMegM
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed for a week over Thanksgiving in a two bedroom suite. The suite part is a little overstated as it didn't have a chair or couch only two chairs at the dining room table. Now the good parts the staff was friendly maid service exceptional, I asked for regular coffee no decaf on first night and extra please they remembered... More 

Thank Steven G
Elizabeth, Colorado
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11 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was clean and well maintained. Good parking and close to the airport. Good pricing. What I did not like was the smell of curry in the reception area. Service was friendly though. Fortunately the room did not smell. Very strange is the $20 deposit they charge for some mysterious purpose. It was however promptly refunded the next morning,... More 

Thank K P
San Francisco, California, United States
2 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had an excellent experience with Jay and his staff's service and standard of room cleanliness for a motel. For the price, strongly recommend. This was a business trip, short overnight stay, and the location is a short hop from the airport.

Thank Kevin B
Bend, Oregon
2 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed here a couple of times. It is right off a major arterial in Portland and ery near a often used train tracks. The only thing it is near is the airport. The motel is very clean and quiet. It is well maintained and kept up in good repair. I would stay there again had it not been... More 

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NORDICJP, Owner at Nordic Motel, responded to this review

First, thank you for your loyalty as a customer and for choosing to stay with us multiple times. We understand your frustration, but our policies are clearly stated and discussed when questions like these arise. As we mentioned, if we don’t have a policy like this in place the motel is easily and repeatedly taken advantage of. While we did... More 

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Reviewed 26 October 2016

Convenient to airport. Comfortable beds and nice sheets. Very clean within short drive of good restaurants. Friendly personnel. I love motels and the convenience of having your car parked right in front of your door.

Thank LindaLeeNolan
Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

When booking the room/suite, I thought it would have a fridge/microwave, but was delighted to see the full kitchen. My Husband and I were staying for three days, so we emptied our car of travelling stuff. AKA stuff everywhere. Not messy/dirty but chaotic! We left the 'Do Not Disturb' sign up for the entire time. However, on the second day... More 

Thank Iona R
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29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely, refurbished motel that is our favorite in the area. They have done a great job with the remodel and it is always extra clean. Great staff. Only drawback is that they call you in the a.m. of your check out to remind you that you need to leave. That always perplexes us and gives us a... More 

Thank Mbmarkham
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23 reviews
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

If you are expecting luxury, this is not it. If you are looking for a step up from Motel 6, locally owned and operated this is is your place. Bed is comfy. Ugly carpet was dirty or I would have rated it higher.

Thank Erik G

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nordic Motel is a diamond in the rough, the perfect for a place for a single night or even an extended stay. Located less than four miles from Portland's PDX airport, this is a clean and comfortable motel. We truly care about providing you with an affordable and enjoyable lodging experience."Your Home Away From Home" ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nordic Motel

Address: 11942 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland, OR 97220-1489
Region: United States > Oregon > Portland
Price Range: $120 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Nordic Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Portland
#18 Romantic Hotel in Portland
#21 Business Hotel in Portland
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“Find a room in the back to stay away form the busy road.”
 of 5 bubbles 400kp, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you're a light sleeper, this isn't the place for you.”
 of 5 bubbles 972olinc, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room farther off the street to avoid traffic and train noise.”
 of 5 bubbles oregontraveler120, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“loved my suite with two separate rooms, tv;s etc”
 of 5 bubbles Etamanya, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The "family style" room has beds separated by a small wall, which provided a darker area to sleep. Worth the extra $$ to upgrade.”
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