by Jeff Bogle
This sleek Hyatt Place hotel near the Portland airport provides families with large guestrooms featuring plush Hyatt Grand beds, 42-inch HDTV, an oversized “cozy corner” section with a sofa bed standard in all rooms, mini-fridge and free Wi-Fi with remote printing. The two queen-bed rooms will sleep up to six thanks to the addition of that sleeper sofa, making this Hyatt Place an ideal spot for families looking to get more out of their trip that simply a stay in downtown Portland. The light rail station is close for going into the city, but closer still are the spectacular waterfalls and hiking trails of the Columbia River Gorge, and the sights of Vancouver Washington just across the river. Complimentary shuttle to and from the airport, indoor pool and hot tub, and the free a.m. Kitchen Skillet breakfast with hot items, fresh fruit and more round out your stay at the Hyatt Place PDX.
Our Editor Loves
- Indoor pool
- Free Wi-Fi
- Free breakfast
- Water Sports
- Connecting Rooms
- Family Room 5+
- Free Breakfast
- Free Wi-Fi
The hotel, rooms and staff were fine. Great location. Good shuttle service to airport. Only issue was with the Internet in the room. Despite my phone showing full coverage/signal for wifi, the internet was excruciating slow, and at times completely ineffective, even for simply sending emails. Called the front desk, but was offered only to try using it in the lobby as a solution.
We arrived at the Hyatt Place in the late afternoon. The reception staff were excellent and welcoming. The lobby and open area were warm and again welcoming. The room was a very modern suite with all the amenities you would find in more expensive accommodation. The hotel is by the airport, so aircraft noise could be a problem. The hotel supplies ear plugs so this inconvenience is minimized and again a thoughtful addition. The linens and towels were plush and cozy. Our suite had a shower only. Some guests may prefer a tub. Not sure if this option is available.
The breakfast was self serve style buffet and very well managed by the staff.
The food was definitely a cut above many of the hotel chains that supply this feature. We did not use the pools. A very nice hotel all around. I would recommend this hotel to my friends and family. Thank you for a very nice one night stay.