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"You have to pay for parking in Portland almost everywhere. Having to pay extra for parking while staying in a hotel is gouging your guests. The beds ... " More

By a verified traveler on Wed 15 Jan 2020

Hotel Description

Hotel near Oregon Health and Science University in Portland

Downtown Portland stay

Within a 10-minute walk of this Downtown Portland hotel, you'll find Keller Auditorium and Portland State University. Oregon Health and Science University and Tom McCall Waterfront Park are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Free breakfast

A restaurant and a fitness center are featured at this hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas and onsite conference space. Enjoy the seasonal outdoor pool and free buffet breakfast each morning.

Refrigerators

Offering conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, the 234 guestrooms also have coffee/tea makers and TVs. Hair dryers, phones, and ironing boards are also available.

Comfort Room, 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Comfort Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Standard Room, 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Room, 1 Double Bed

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

University Place Hotel & Conference Center ratings based on 27 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.6 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for University Place Hotel & Conference Center

Everyone (11) Couples (4) Family (9)
2 out of 5
Hotel is run down, dirty, broken furniture, dirty carpet, hair in bathroom. I won’t be back

Posted by on Feb 12, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Feb 13, 2020 by SB

Thank you for staying with us. We are sorry to know you left with that impression and hope you will consider giving us another try, as we have 32 rooms that have been entirely renovated within the last year, and another 102 with new flooring and beds coming available in March. We would be grateful for the opportunity to win your favor with one of these improved rooms.

4 out of 5
You have to pay for parking in Portland almost everywhere. Having to pay extra for parking while staying in a hotel is gouging your guests. The beds were reasonably comfortable even though they were foam mattresses. A/C worked fine. Front desk people were great. Expensive ($32) Rib Eye at the hotel tasted good but was full of gristle.

Posted by on Jan 15, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jan 15, 2020 by SB

Thank you for staying with us. We are glad to know you appreciated the service you received from our staff. We are sorry to know that the parking fee left you feeling unjustly impacted, and we pride ourselves as one of the most affordable lots for overnight parking in downtown Portland, because our neighboring hotels charge $37-52 per night. If your travels bring you back to Portland, we hope you choose us again.

5 out of 5
My room was perfectly clean. My view was pretty as well. I loved how nice were the people at the front desk. It was a great experience overall. Best three nights ever.

Posted by on Nov 11, 2019

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3 out of 5
Staff was excellent, the hotel looks nice arriving, but inside it’s outdated. Oh and the courtyard rooms are ew. The carpet in the halls are disgusting. The elevator might break sometime soon, plus it’s disgusting with spider webs everywhere. Parking is ok but you do have to pay.

Posted by on Oct 24, 2019

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2 out of 5
Room smelled like it once was a smoking room and was never renovated.

Posted by on Oct 23, 2019

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4 out of 5
The rooms are alright. The breakfast is amazing. I wish the parking was better.

Posted by on Oct 2, 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Sep 26, 2019

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3 out of 5
The carpet was very dirty and its $18 a night for parking but other than that its great. Its walking distance to downtown.

Posted by on Aug 26, 2019

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5 out of 5
Great restaurant with good happy hour prices and hearty breakfast. Good location near the river.

Posted by on Aug 19, 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on Aug 1, 2019

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About the University Place Hotel & Conference Center

Location 310 SW Lincoln Street, Portland, OR 97201

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to March 1 2021 (dates subject to change):

  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities

Property Features

University Place Hotel & Conference Center offers its guests a fitness center and a seasonal outdoor pool. There's a restaurant on site. Free breakfast is available daily. Public spaces have free WiFi. Event space at this hotel measures 7750 square feet (720 square meters) and includes conference space. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and a vending machine are also featured at the business-friendly University Place Hotel & Conference Center. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. This Portland hotel is smoke free.

  • 234 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • 3 buildings
  • 7750 sq ft of conference space
  • 720 sq m of conference space
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Conference space
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Newspapers for purchase
  • Television in lobby
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Airport: Portland Intl. Airport (PDX) (15.7 km / 9.8 mi)
  • Train station: Portland Union Station (4.5 km / 2.8 mi)
  • Metro station: PSU South-SW 5th and Jackson Station (0.3 km / 0.2 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

University Place Hotel & Conference Center offers 234 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Television
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests are served free buffet breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM.

University Place Hotel & Conference Center has a restaurant on site.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness center and a seasonal outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 2:00 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 3 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 15.0 per day.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: USD 25.00 per pet, per stay
  • Only dogs are allowed
  • Maximum 1 per room
  • Certain rooms only, restrictions apply
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.

For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property. Social distancing measures are in place; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Staff does not wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • Number of children who can stay free - 3
  • Debit cards
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 50.00 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: USD 18.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 25.00 per pet, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Early check-in fee: USD 15 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: USD 15 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 15.0 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Place University
  • University Place Hotel
  • University Place Hotel Portland
  • University Place Portland
  • University & Conference Center
  • University Place Hotel & Conference Center Hotel
  • University Place Hotel & Conference Center Portland
  • University Place Hotel & Conference Center Hotel Portland

You should know

  • The seasonal pool will open in May and close in September.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Pets are welcome in certain rooms only; other restrictions apply (please see the Fees section for related charges). To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.