Nice budget hotel in downtown Portland
Posted Dec 5, 2016
Hotel was easy to reach by lightrail from the airport. The hotel location is indeed right across the lightrail station. Very convenient. My room was on the first floor (one up from the ground/lobby level), with window overlooking the busy city street (don't leave the window open if you're worried someone might climb in). Yes, I could hear the lightrail sound, but I wasn't annoyed by it. I was annoyed more of the sound of a neighboring room slamming the door. No elevator, luckily I didn't bring heavy luggage. The room was comfy although not spacious. Bathroom was fine, including the hairdryer. Cable TV was fine. WiFi also worked well. I used the laundry room on my last day. Concierge provided the coins in exchange of paper bill and gave me the keys. As others said, indeed it's adjacent to the hotel, but you have to walk there through the ground level parking. There's a door on the street side, and then there's another door to the underground where the washer & dryer are. Quiet spooky, but I kept the laundry room door opened. Laundry using these machines would take more than an hour, but the concierge was impatient and wondering why I haven't returned the keys. They came to check when the machine was just finished drying. Hello, I do need time to tidy up the clothes. Nevertheless, overall it was fine for a budget stay. I was interested to book the hostel bed they have, but I made the right decision to choose the private room instead.