This is a comfortable, clean, centrally-located place to stay, with quick and easy access to 205 and nearby shopping. Our room had a view of the river, where lots of people were diving and enjoying the water. The freeway is also in plain view, but noise wasn't an issue. The room was clean, the bed was comfortable, the AC worked great, and we liked the […] kitchen amenities. There was no tub in our unit, which would have been nice, but the large shower had a great adjustable head. Free parking and breakfast, always a plus. Breakfast menu was okay, but there was only one employee refilling things as quickly as she could so there was lots of waiting. We stayed three nights so the Safeway with deli just across the parking lot was very convenient. Service station only a block away. Overall, a great place to stay. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Ok for a one-night stop on the road"
Found a few hairs in the bathroom which is a big NO for me. When you stumble on such a basic requirement, this is bad. Otherwise, it's a rather new property with all the amenities you would expect from a hotel of this category. The view on the river was pretty good. Kind of grumpy staff but they do their job.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
We walked in the room it was clean however we found hair in the bathtub. The next day we went for breakfast and had coffee. My daughter got there at 9:20 crab some muffins. She started to figure out the pancake machine so I stood up to help her and a lady by the name of Adriana grab the door of the pancake machine and shut the door. So I told her excuse […] me but I am trying to make some pancake and replied it's 9:30 we are close. Also I noticed a gentleman was getting some yogurt and she did the same thing shut the door and locked it. So I just said this is the service we get here. Then she started to give the guy the yogart and comes back to us and tells us the pancake is all gone. So we were done spoke with the manager and just left the hotel and headed home even if we paid for 2 nights. Horrible experience never coming back. Fine lines should say no longer Holiday Inn owned. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
In town for a baseball tournament and the hotel was central to fields and has great freeway access. We travelled with our dog, so had a pet room that was great, didn't smell. Located right next to the river so the dog could swim and the kids could jump from the rocks. Food and service was good. The neighborhood seems a little iffy in the evenings. Didn't […] have concern for my safety, but wouldn't let my kids wander around outside by themselves in the evening. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Excellent Value in a Greater Portland Hotel"
This is a well built hotel in near new condition. The rooms all have a lovely view and balcony facing the Clakamas River. Although there's a busy highway bridge beyond the river, making for a high background noise level, the doors all have sound proofing and the rooms are very quiet. The place is solidly built like a hotel should be, in other words. […] The bed was terrific, super comfortable, and the room was very pleasant. The staff was friendly, and they even supplied a complimentary evening salad and glass of wine. The breakfast was ample and had lots of hot and cold selections. There's a nice indoor pool on the lower level. We'd stay here again in a heartbeat! Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"nice stop over"
On our way from the beach to Seattle stopped over for the night.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Response by Holiday Inn Express Portland SE- Clackamas Area We are glad that you enjoyed your stop here in Clackamas. All our guests enjoy the view from all our rooms of the Clackamas River. After a long day of travel its wonderful to be able to relax and enjoy the view. We do hope that you will come back soon the next time your travels bring you this way.
Good place by 205 freewayGenuine Hotels.com guest review
Wonderful experience. I loved sitting on the deck and watching the water sorts on the river. A very special perk. The hotel and staff were wonderful. Sandy was so helpful when checked in & has inquires at the front desk. I will return anytime I am in the area.Genuine Expedia guest review
Response by Holiday Inn Express Portland SE- Clackamas Area Our goal is to make sure that every guest has an exceptional experience. its a wonderful little perk to be able to enjoy the Clackamas river view from the rooms. Our hotel staff strives to make sure that each one of our guest is treated like family and that we can answer any questions that they might have about the area. Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review , each review is shared with our staff and it makes them take great pride in their hotel and their work. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to the area.
"Nice view from our balcony."
Clean comfortable user friendly hotel with a friendly helpful staff.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Hotel facility is mediocre, service poor"
Poor customer experience with the staff at the front desk, from check in to check out. Long wait time to find someone to come to the front desk to check in, to ask for font desk help to re-code key twice, & checking out and I was the only one checking in & out. Just couldn't find someone at the front desk. My room had a very noisy air conditioning unit, […] kept me up all night and this was summer with near 100 degrees temp. Called front desk from my room, to request room change. Front desk said couldn't move me because they are sold out, there was nothing they can do. They just didn't care. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Great hotel for a family stay"
We stayed in a king suite and only have a few tiny complaints about the place. CONS: The hot tub wasn't really "hot," the AC unit was in the second room and didn't circulate very well to the main area so my daughter got too cold at night while me and my husband were too warm. When the sliding door to the balcony was open we could hear trains but it […] was very faint once closed. PROS: Staff was very friendly and helpful. Grocery store within a minutes walk. Two TVs with DVD player that made for a relaxing night. Clean, big room with a wonderful view (once you get past the freeway). All in all, the updating, service, cleanliness, and proximity to grocery store and main Portland area was wonderful. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
I spent a wonderful night thereGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"8 day stay - business and pleasure"
Excellent staff. Clean, spacious room at a very reasonable rate. Complimentary drinks and salad bar at night and decent free breakfast.Genuine Expedia guest review
Right next to 205, that makes the location convenient but also results in freeway noise in your room. The AC fan provided just enough white noise but if you are a light sleeper you will likely not sleep well. Right on the river, it is beautiful. Safeway in the same lot as the hotel, you can just walk there to get your snacks.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"No HOT WATER"
We did not have any hot water to take our showers. When my husband went down to talk to them he was told by the maintenance man that this was common at this facility. Had requested a quiet room instead we were put in the closest room to the freeway. Felt the room and service was way to high for the service we received.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Really surprised how nice this hotel was! Comfortable beds and great service from everyone we encountered. Decent breakfast and great-performing internet.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
What a great hotel! The front desk was very accommodating and they even had free drinks at night!Genuine Hotels.com guest review
A one-night stay with my family. It was liveable for a one-night stay. The beds were comfy. The room also came with a small sofa. The bathroom was very small, with the sink area separate from the toilet and shower. The room came with a small refrigerator. On the lower level, there's a small fitness room and a swimming pool. Good for a short stay.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Nice surprise to be on river 5 th floor grateful for terrific breakfast one of our best stays in Ptld very restfulGenuine Expedia guest review
The front desk help was fantastic. Nice breakfast assortment. Big, comfy room.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
The hotel is in an awesoem location, right off of I205. Our room was comfortable and big. Breakfast was well stocked and good. The staff was nice but seemed a bit defensive as if there had been a lot of rude guests or their management is too over controlling. My children were really excited to use the pool and we went down to the pool during the posted […] open hours. The door was locked with no sign and the water was murky and kind of gross. Other than that it was a really good experience. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Great family stay"
Helpful and friendly staff. Pet-friendly, and close to a park for walking the dogs. Small fridge in room, yay! Pool undergoing maintenance our last day so kids couldn't swim, boo. Breakfast was better than the typical complimentary fare. Overall, we had a nice stay, and will return if we're in the area.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Adjacent to highway"
Nice hotel. Breakfast was very good and the room was very comfortable.Genuine Expedia guest review
The staff was helpful and friendly and many food choices were offered as part of the complimentary breakfast. The location was convenient as it was close to business training that brought me to town. However, I didn't like that the hotel was so close to the freeway and the heavy curtains didn't shut. The combination of my neighbor's loud television, […] traffic and a bright freeway sign made focusing on getting business and school work completed, as well as sleep, extremely difficult. I was also disappointed in the fitness room, which featured only a few treadmills and one broken weight machine. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"great stay for good price!"
Very comfortable and clean hotel. Nice design in room. Freandly costumer service. We will be back:) thank you!Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Best in the area."
I've tried a few of the other places and was seeking something better. This place is better. I'll be staying here again.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Great place to stay"
Had a great view of the clackamus river from my hotel room. Everything was very clean.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Clean, comfortable, river view, easy access. Great beds!!Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Liked that the hotel was pet friendly. Parks nearby along the Clackamas River made a good place to walk. Quiet room in spite of being close to Interstate 205. Lots of choices at breakfast.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Response by Holiday Inn Express Portland SE- Clackamas Area Along with each of our rooms having a view of the Clackamas river we do accommodate our guests who travel with pets. Our pet rooms are featured right on the first floor to allow for easy access to the walking path outside the hotel. We are glad that you had a chance to enjoy our breakfast and the variety of items that it offers. From from fresh fruit to turkey sausage we have a variety of items that are nutritious and also some gluten free items. We look forward to having you back at our hotel and strive to make each stay memorable.
"Comfortable rooms. Easy to find."
Very comfortable beds. Great use of space. Easy to find. Close to amenities.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"good hotel in Gladstone OR"
I've stayed at this location many times before when it was an Oxford Suites. That was a great place then, with nice free breakfasts and good snacks with free salad/soup/beer. Those days are now gone, and therefore I rank Holiday Inn Express lower than Oxford Suites. The breakfasts now are the usual carb-loaded fare, served on Styrofoam plates with plastic […] cups. Not very good, in my opinion. The rooms are still clean and nice, however. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
Had to stay for 4 nights due to training in the area. Friendly, helpful staff, clean rooms. A Safeway next door, and a Subway and Mcdonalds a block up, otherwise not much for restaurants. Lots of road noise from the 205 that runs parallel with the hotel was my biggest issue.Genuine Expedia guest review
The amenities were very nice. We had complimentary wine & beer at night with snacks and salad and soup. Fruits and cookies also complimentary. Location very convenient for trip to airport and around Portland or Salem. Easy place to stay and very exceptional.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Hotel is clean, room is good size"
The hotel is just off the freeway. We can see the freeway and the creek with flowing water which was great. The staff was friendly, the room was clean and pretty good size. The buffet in the morning is ok, pancakes, eggs, sausages, yogurt, bread, bagels, cereal, etc. The coffee was decent. Here are the things I didn't like, the bathroom sink and lights […] was facing the second bed. If you stay up late and decide to wash up after someone had fallen asleep then you will wake them up with the lights shining in their face. The other problem is the thick dark curtains don't close all the way, only the light see through curtain will cover the window completely and it will let light in the room. This didn't bother me because I like to have sun light wake me up in the morning but this might bother others. Finally out of two night, a train came by at 2am in the morning. The hotel was not perfect but I would come back. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Clean and comfortable room and friendly staff"
Our king bed room was comfortable enough for the price we paid. And it was nice touch to have welcome snack/drink at happy hour. We love Holiday Inn chain as we get the same amenity that is acceptable for the money. And this hotel did exceed my expectation.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Convenient hotel off 205"
Great hotel. Would have been perfect except the pool wax closed the first day we were there. Kids were disappointed, but happy when it opened the next day..Genuine Expedia guest review
"Check in with HOTELS.COM pre-payment NOT GOOD!"
Our stay was fine.. Hotel was great.... However, checking in with Hotels.com prepaid receipt was awkward. The hotel did NOT have my reservation in their system from Hotels.com. The hotel DID honor the price. Hotels.com....this is NOT the first time this has happened... WHY???Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Convenient in and around Portland"
Clean, friendly, and convenient.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"better than I expected"
I don't generally have high hopes for Holiday Inn anything due to some past sketchy visits. But i was pleasantly surprised by this place. Room overlooking a rushing river. Decent breakfast. Internet was good. Evening staff was awesome. always a bonus. Parking was a bit on the rough side if you come in late. All in all a good place. Will probably come […] back again. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Excellent location for Oregon City business"
Tivial problem...remotes did not work as far as auto channel change. Had to scroll through a multitude of channels to find my choicesGenuine Expedia guest review
"Great place to stay in Portland"
Though the hotel was conveniently close to hwy 205, surprisingly you could not hear it at all. The indoor pool and spa temps were perfect: pool not too cool and spa not to hot. Their continental breakfast (and supper!) were very nice. Internet service was flawless. We enjoyed a movie on the giant flatscreen TV and DVD player.Genuine Expedia guest review
This was the best hotel weve stayed in in a long time! The staff was great, rooms were clean and spacious! the kids loved the pool! I took all 7 of my grandkids we had 2 rooms and it was perfect. The breakfast was wonderful!Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Comfortable but need to hire night staff"
We were at the pool ~9pm, there were NO pool towels. When we headed back to our room, we stopped at the front desk to get room towels and to let them know about the pool towels. The front desk was deserted, no one around for over 15 minutes. During that time a young lady was also looking for pool towels, and a young man was trying to pay for snacks […] from their convenient little "store". I finally found an employee in the closed breakfast area and asked if there was someone attending the front desk. She said the hotel doesn't think they need a second employee at night, so the single desk clerk is often missing when they are called away to take towels, etc. The desk clerk arrived then and said there are no towels. I didn't accept that for an answer and said I'd wait. the lady from the café got rude and said she would get some from housekeeping downstairs and acted like I was being unreasonable. Another review here said the breakfast lady had trouble keeping up the food supply in the morning, and we found that to be true as well, but she was trying very hard and was super sweet and kind about it. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
Stay was good, staff was helpful. The room was clean and comfortable. The only thing that would have made it better is if the hot tub was actually warm.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Nice location near Oregon City, Clackamas Mall"
Nice view of the Clackamas River from the room. I liked the happy hour and breakfast as well. Staff was very kind and helpful.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Exhausted at the end of the Oregon Trail"
This hotel was the perfect location to stay for a business trip. The advantage was we were close to the freeway, had a nice river view and breakfast. The Oregon City historical places and museums were very close and easy to find after a restful night stay.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
The rooms were clean, the hotel looks pretty new inside, the beds were comfortable, and the breakfast was better than the typical bagels and cereal. The only drawback to the hotel is the proximity to the 205. We left the fan going on our heater and we couldn't hear the freeway at all. But, in the dead of night with the fanand tv off you can faintly […] hear the cars. The room was very well insulated and quiet though and we didnt hear any of our neighbors either. I will definitely stay here again. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
For the price, I was expecting an average stay in a small room. I was so wrong. From the service at the desk, to the room size and cleanliness, to the spread at the continental breakfast: everything surpassed my expectations. I would not hesitate to stay here again.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Would Stay Here Again"
This hotel is in a location that makes it easy to get to the important highways to get around Portland. There's a fantastic walking trail that runs along the river that is right outside the rooms. Safeway is right across the parking lot so easy to pick up snacks, drinks and forgotten items if needed. The room was clean and felt comfortable, we had a […] fridge AND a microwave included in our room. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
Furniture needs updating.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
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