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Howard Johnson Portland Airport

2.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

The bed was very comfortable, pillows were too soft. The room looked clean.

Front desk person not friendly Checking in early not allowed even if room is available Grounds not kept up, long grass Building old and worn out TV didn't work upon entering the room, but eventually fixed Heater didn't work One blanket on bed, had to request another since heater didn't work Room inside worn out Shuttle service to airport was good, no problems to report.

Hotel needs serious renovation. It was musty smelling. Desk Clerk was non responsive when calling. Had to go up to talk with him twice. Out lights kept going out.

Not a nice hotel. People were rude and unhelpful and the place was gross. On site restaurant is gross too. Corner near the hotel was sketchy too. Never again Howard. Never again.

Mattress was soft and had a pronounced slope down toward the side with the nightstand. The room was small; there was room for only one nightstand.

I like to stay here simply for its location. The staff is extremely friendly and helpful. Its a low budget , no frills hotel.

When we first checked in the clerk was rude. Then the door to the room was already open. The air conditioner only had one temperature which was freezing. The sliding door to the balcony did not lock and when we asked for xtra blankets they said they would bring them right up and they never did

Older, run down hotel with little maintenance done.

The hotel is old. Not what the pictures showed on line. I booked the hotel for the pool and it was closed.

The room it self was small it seemed clean to the eye . The bed was actually nice and comfortable . Other than that the floors creaked and my suitcase had ants all over . The breakfast was better than expected . They had coffee , waffles , fruit and cereal . For the price it's ok . You get what you pay for .

First off, if they don't want to honor Orbitz price they shouldn't advertise on the site. They wanted us to cancel our Orbitz booking and pay their higher rate. We refused, and said we would go elsewhere even though it was after midnight, they changed their time. Next morning we got a knock on the door before 8am!!! We told them we would be gone at 10am. They continued to knock every 20 min.

Overall the hotel needs work especially need to buy new mattress. My husband and I both together not over 220 pounds but the mattress has sinned to the bottom.

Convenient location. Accommodating to special requests and changes. Employees were very helpful.

I was a little hesitant to stay here after reading some of the reviews, but my experience was great. Staff was friendly, room was clean and comfortable, location was great, price was awesome!

The queen bed's mattress was sagging in the middle. We felt that we were off-kilter when we slept. Because of it, we were not able to sleep well during the 3 nights we stayed there. Also, there was only a very thin blanket provided on the bed. We asked for a non-smoking room but the room smelled like smoke. There was a cigarette burn on the thin blanket. The evening staff when we checked in were courteous and helpful. The morning staff (we talked to 3 of them) looked like they barely got out of bed, hair ruffled. They were not courteous, even though they were not rude. They did not smile at all. The low price of the room is what our budget allowed. It's just sad that the quality of the service and room also poor.

The night staff was welcoming and made my check quick and easy. Was able to park near our room. The room was "clean" for their standards. They need to check the corners of their rooms because what looked like dust, was actually small bugs. Location of the hotel was a little 'sketchy' but you pay what you get for. Complimentary breakfast was unorganized and messy. There wasn't a staff keeping the area up to customer needs.

Breakfast was lacking any type of protein. Staff was very helpful and attentively.

The first hour we were there maintaince randomly walked into our room and then stated they did not know the room was rented out. The cable did not work the entire weekend. The fridge was loud.

Hotel in a scary part of Portland. Free breakfast includes homeless people wandering in to get a fee meal. Don't think I would stay there again, at least not unarmed

The hotel layout is pods of buildings you have to walk to from the lobby. If you have heavy bags and get a room in building C on the third floor - there at 7+ steps to navigate. All else was good enough and a good value. The surprise was the bed. A great bed. Slept great as the mattress was as good as anywhere. At the end of the day: It is all about the bed.

8247 Ne Sandy Blvd Portland OR

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to Grotto
  • Free continental breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking

Within a short walk of Grotto, Howard Johnson Portland Airport is within 2 miles (3 km) of Rocky Butte. This 115-room hotel has conveniences like free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free in-room WiFi. Near the airport, the hotel is also close to Cascade Station and Grant Park.


Dining

Start your day off right with a free continental breakfast, served each morning from 6 AM to 9 AM. Enjoy a bite to eat at the hotel's restaurant, or relax with a drink at the bar/lounge. Get a pick-me-up at the coffee shop/café.


Rooms

The 115 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including microwaves, refrigerators, and coffee makers. TVs come with cable channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Free local calls, safes, and ironing boards are also available.


Property features

At Howard Johnson Portland Airport, guests enjoy features like an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. You can take advantage of free parking, along with a free airport shuttle at scheduled times. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to help with luggage storage, and answer any questions about the area. Additional amenities include a meeting room, a business center, and a seasonal outdoor pool.

Room options

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

King 1 | Sleeps 2

Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking

Queen 1 | Sleeps 2

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

King 1 | Sleeps 2

Guest reviews for Howard Johnson Portland Airport

Everyone (31) Business (57) Couples (87) Family (53) Other (65) Friends (18)
5

comfortable

Everyone

The bed was very comfortable, pillows were too soft. The room looked clean.

By , from Portland, Oregon on Oct 15, 2017

Review comment responded on Oct 21, 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to review our property. It's always heartwarming to hear that our cooking was appreciated.

2

run down but close to the airport

Everyone

Front desk person not friendly Checking in early not allowed even if room is available Grounds not kept up, long grass Building old and worn out TV didn't work upon entering the room, but eventually fixed Heater didn't work One blanket on bed, had to request another since heater didn't work Room inside worn out Shuttle service to airport was good, no problems to report.

By , from texas on Oct 6, 2017

2
Everyone

Hotel needs serious renovation. It was musty smelling. Desk Clerk was non responsive when calling. Had to go up to talk with him twice. Out lights kept going out.

By on Sep 7, 2017

2

it's gross

Everyone

Not a nice hotel. People were rude and unhelpful and the place was gross. On site restaurant is gross too. Corner near the hotel was sketchy too. Never again Howard. Never again.

By , from portland on Sep 2, 2017

2

mattress was so bad that we could not sleep well.

Everyone

Mattress was soft and had a pronounced slope down toward the side with the nightstand. The room was small; there was room for only one nightstand.

By , from portland, oregon on Aug 21, 2017

3

suites my needs

Everyone

I like to stay here simply for its location. The staff is extremely friendly and helpful. Its a low budget , no frills hotel.

By on Aug 9, 2017

1
Everyone

When we first checked in the clerk was rude. Then the door to the room was already open. The air conditioner only had one temperature which was freezing. The sliding door to the balcony did not lock and when we asked for xtra blankets they said they would bring them right up and they never did

By on Aug 5, 2017

2
Everyone

Older, run down hotel with little maintenance done.

By on Jun 23, 2017

1

bad hotel

Everyone

The hotel is old. Not what the pictures showed on line. I booked the hotel for the pool and it was closed.

By , from Boise on Jun 2, 2017

3

i had ants in my room . !

Everyone

The room it self was small it seemed clean to the eye . The bed was actually nice and comfortable . Other than that the floors creaked and my suitcase had ants all over . The breakfast was better than expected . They had coffee , waffles , fruit and cereal . For the price it's ok . You get what you pay for .

By , from h, los angeles on May 6, 2017