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convenient place to stay at was ok not bad at all

Great value for the cost. Rooms have a fridge and microwave. Steps away from bus, streetcar and Max lines. Rooms have always been clean. No 'resort' fee. Delivers what it promises - A comfy bed and room.

-No housekeeping in 4 days. One day they came and only put on bedspreads. No vacuum. No cleaning. The floor was a mess. -No coffee maker in room-just shows how cheap the owner is -NO GARBAGE CANS in the room. I mean, really! Cmon! -the carpet in whole hotel is filthy and looks like it hasn’t been vacuumed in 5 years. -not a great location. I would pay a little more and stay more NW than this. -Streetcar both ways and Max will keep you awake at night If the very loud construction across the street doesn’t -Owner will watch you like a hawk. Very uncomfortable. He watches you constantly. Always lurking around, very rude and cranky Indian man. -Here you are basically paying for a bed and a toilet. Nothing else.

For the price in downtown Portland, this is a very good value.

clean cheap room in downtown Portland, the only thing I could of asked for would be a coffee maker in the room

Parking in the lot was next to impossible. It had something like 10 spaces and they are difficult to get in to. Hotel is isolated from other hotels and the touristy/shopping areas. Corner room was huge. Bed was comfy.

Pros Location was excellent. Restaurants and corner store within steps of the hotel. All front desk staff were friendly. Microwave and mini fridge. Cons Folded back my bedsheets to find them dirty and unchanged from the last customer. Front Desk provided new sheets and I changed them myself. Street car travels directly outside the hotel except around 11 PM - 6 AM. Used earplugs the first night but got used to it the other nights. There is a large construction project happening directly across the street that adds to the noise. At one point the entire hotel was shaking. Not sparking clean but clean enough. Hallways smell like kitty litter.

I guess we were expecting more for the price, but perhaps were optimistic since the hotel was downtown and premium pricing is to be expected. We immediately noticed an odor - smoky, like incense with a tinge of cigarette, in the lobby and hallways. The room smelled similar but we left the window open (even though there was no screen) and it seemed to help, or we got used to it. The room was old, but clean enough. Everything worked as it should except that we didn't have hot water the second morning. We were right above the streetcar track so there was that...but it wasn't too bad. The A/C worked but was loud to the point where we decided to be hot vs. listen to it all night. All in all, if you are just sleeping there and taking a quick shower, it was ok. There is a starbucks close by, and a bar right underneath, and it's walkable to the Pearl District. Staff was friendly enough. We didn't mention any of our complaints while we were there as it was a short stay. I would also caution that while we were lucky enough to get the last parking spot, I was not aware ahead of time that the free parking was really about 15 spots available on a first-come first-serve basis. There was street parking that was free 7pm-7am but be prepared to pay/have to find parking.

Through our stay, there was no hot water in the shower. The heating and fans were very noisy old units. There was 1/4 roll of toilet paper when we arrived to our room, so had to ask for more. Not even coffee in the morning.

It met all of our needs and close to where we needed to be.

Overall great experience. Friendly staff. Parking in garage was tight. Small spaces. Terrible internet service (very slow).

I was not able to come on a reservation date and they charged full price for a day. Not able to talk to a manager. Smelly room.

Reading mixed reviews on this inn, I was a little trepidatious before checking in. All concerns were assuaged upon arrival, however, by a clean, spacious room and friendly staff. I hope to visit Portland many more times in the future and I now have the peace of mind in knowing that very affordable, comfortable, centrally-located lodging is available at the Downtown Value Inn. I would recommend it to anyone on a budget.

Sw Montgomery St Portland OR

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to Keller Auditorium and Portland State University
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

Located in Downtown Portland, Downtown Value Inn is within a 5-minute walk of popular attractions such as Keller Auditorium and Portland State University. This 30-room motel has a restaurant along with conveniences like free in-room WiFi and free self parking.


Dining

This motel has a restaurant that's perfect for a leisurely bite to eat.


Rooms

All 30 air-conditioned rooms provide microwaves, refrigerators, and free local calls. 39-inch TVs come with satellite channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Other standard amenities include desks and free toiletries.


Property features

Downtown Value Inn features free WiFi in public areas, a business center, and laundry facilities. A stay here includes free parking. The front desk is staffed 24/7 to help with luggage storage, and answer any questions about the accommodations. This smoke-free motel also has a TV in a common area.

Room options

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds

2 Queen Beds | Sleeps 4

Since Bed Mixed Dormitory Room

1 Twin Bunk Bed | Sleeps 2

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

1 Queen Bed | Sleeps 3

Guest reviews for Downtown Value Inn

Everyone (14) Couples (3) Family (3) Other (1)
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Everyone

By on Nov 24, 2020

Review comment responded on Nov 24, 2020

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a rating. It is unfortunate that you did not leave us a review letting us know of the problems that you had during your stay. We will speak with our staff to try and figure out what transpired.

5
Everyone

By on May 21, 2020

Review comment responded on May 22, 2020

Thank you for taking the time to share your rating! We are happy to know that you were satisfied with your stay at The Downtown Value Inn. We are grateful for your patronage and look forward to your future visits.

4
Business Business

convenient place to stay at was ok not bad at all

By on Mar 18, 2020

Review comment responded on Mar 18, 2020

Thank you for your review!! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your time here! We hope to see you again!

5
Partner Couples

Great value for the cost. Rooms have a fridge and microwave. Steps away from bus, streetcar and Max lines. Rooms have always been clean. No 'resort' fee. Delivers what it promises - A comfy bed and room.

By on Nov 4, 2019

Review comment responded on Nov 5, 2019

We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed our location. Thanks for the great review!

2
Partner Couples

-No housekeeping in 4 days. One day they came and only put on bedspreads. No vacuum. No cleaning. The floor was a mess. -No coffee maker in room-just shows how cheap the owner is -NO GARBAGE CANS in the room. I mean, really! Cmon! -the carpet in whole hotel is filthy and looks like it hasn’t been vacuumed in 5 years. -not a great location. I would pay a little more and stay more NW than this. -Streetcar both ways and Max will keep you awake at night If the very loud construction across the street doesn’t -Owner will watch you like a hawk. Very uncomfortable. He watches you constantly. Always lurking around, very rude and cranky Indian man. -Here you are basically paying for a bed and a toilet. Nothing else.

By on Aug 11, 2019

Review comment responded on Oct 7, 2019

Thank you for rating The Downtown Value Inn! We are sorry to hear that there was no housekeeping for 4 days in your room. Was this brought to the front desk clerks attention? I have also forwarded your comments on to the housekeeping about the cleanliness of your room. We are sorry to hear that you were uncomfortable.

5
Everyone

By on May 28, 2019

Review comment responded on Jun 4, 2019

Your rating is much appreciated! We are happy that you felt we deserved such a high score. Thank you for choosing our hotel. We hope you will return to stay with us again on your next trip to The Rose City.

5
Business Business

For the price in downtown Portland, this is a very good value.

By on May 25, 2019

Review comment responded on Jun 4, 2019

Thank you for sharing your opinion about The Downtown Value Inn! We were happy to see that you enjoyed your time with us and that you felt our prices were affordable. We appreciate your business and we hope to be able to serve you again soon.

5
Family

clean cheap room in downtown Portland, the only thing I could of asked for would be a coffee maker in the room

By on May 18, 2019

Review comment responded on May 22, 2019

Your review is much appreciated! We are happy to know that you had such a pleasant stay with us at The Downtown Value Inn. We were also pleased to read that you were satisfied with the cleanliness of the facilities and that you felt our rates were competitive. Thank you for your suggestion about the coffee makers. It was a pleasure to serve you and we hope to have the opportunity to do so again often.

5
Business Business

By on May 10, 2019

Review comment responded on May 15, 2019

We appreciate you sharing your rating of our hotel! We are delighted to know that you felt we deserved such a high score. We are pleased that you enjoyed your time with us and we hope that The Downtown Value Inn will always be your first choice for accommodations whenever you travel to Portland.

3
Partner Couples

Parking in the lot was next to impossible. It had something like 10 spaces and they are difficult to get in to. Hotel is isolated from other hotels and the touristy/shopping areas. Corner room was huge. Bed was comfy.

By , from Beverly Hills, MI on Apr 10, 2019

Review comment responded on Apr 11, 2019

Your feedback is much appreciated! We were pleased to see that the size of the room provided was to your liking and that you were happy with the bedding. We are unsure why the hotel was designed without more parking space. When the current ownership took over the facility the possibility of increasing the amount of available parking was explored but unfortunately proved to be of such exorbitant cost as to be unfeasible. However, what space we have in the lot is always available without charge to our patrons. Thank you for staying with us. Whenever you are in Portland you are welcome at The Downtown Value Inn.

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