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River's Edge Hotel & Spa

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#38 of 139 Hotels in Portland
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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
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Reviewed 14 December 2015

A little hard to find and not exactly within walking distance of Portland's downtown scene, but it is quiet, nicely appointed and comfortable. The room was a bit dated. There's also a required valet if you bring your car so be mindful of that when booking. Since it's Portland, they do waive the fee if you bring a hybrid car.

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Christine A, General Manager at River's Edge Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Hi John W: Thanks for writing your review and we are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Unfortunately the parking areas are not owned by the hotel so that valet parking is required similar to a downtown hotel with parking lot, we have attempted to keep the rate as low as possible and way below typical...

Yamhill, Oregon
Reviewed 14 December 2015

River's Edge Hotel and Spa will exceed your expectations. Their location, service, quality and prices cannot be matched. We rented a suite and hosted a super fun cocktail party with 16 people. The room was more than big enough, it had a spectacular view of the river with a wall of windows. Fireplace, Full bar, lots of seating, long dining...

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Christine A, General Manager at River's Edge Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Yvetteheryford: Thanks for writing your review and we are glad to hear that your Christmas Ships event here was a spectacular success. You have to love those boat owners who decorate their boats each year to provide the parade. While you star rating for us was bad your experience was awesome and that is what we care about. Best wishes...

Oak Grove
Reviewed 9 December 2015 via mobile

How do I describe my stay at the worst, most disgusting hotel I have ever stayed at, well it's fairly simple, you couldn't pay me to recommend this place to anyone. For starts the people working the front desk are the most unprofessional, disrespectful people I have encountered staying at hotels. The manager Bo (not sure if that's the correct...

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Christine A, General Manager at River's Edge Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Justin K: thank you for sharing your experience here at the hotel. My apologies for the issues you experienced during your stay and not meeting your expectations or needs across the board and at best poor handling of them by our staff. We turned upside down what should have been a great weekend hotel stay for you. If we might...

Folsom, California
Reviewed 30 November 2015

The hotel is beautiful, very clean, comfortable and in a quiet location. The staff was very helpful and friendly. The beds were comfortable and the heater was quiet. We would definitely stay here again.

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Christine A, General Manager at River's Edge Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

EMS623: thank you for sharing your comments regarding the hotel and we are glad that you enjoyed the room, the setting and the service. Always wonderful to hear that you will be back. Best wishes for the holiday season. Thanks for staying with us. Best regards, Russ Abell, GM

Edmonds, Washington
Reviewed 24 November 2015

A bit off the beaten path. A little urban oasis right on the river. Excellent service experience from every single person I encountered on my visit. Quiet, relaxing setting. Loved the little touches like fireplaces in the room, comfy robes and the bed was extremely comfortable.

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Christine A, General Manager at River's Edge Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Jenifer L: Thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. The hotel’s resort-like setting is very pleasant with the hustle and bustle of downtown only minutes away if you want that. Thank you for your kind words regarding the service teams and for staying with us. Best regards, Russ Abell, General Manager

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Reviewed 21 November 2015

This is an interesting small Hotel. We booked the riverside suite with the balcony, it's the only one in the hotel. It's on the top floor corner of the hotel and offers great views and a wrap around balcony. Very nice but it's showing it's age a bit

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Christine A, General Manager at River's Edge Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Hello GaryK: thank you for writing a review of your stay with us. Those large suites are nice with the balconies and seating. Our Riverside King rooms also have patios facing the river and are great spots to relax, read a book or have a snack. Thank you for staying at River’s Edge Hotel & Spa. Best wishes for the...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 16 November 2015

We stayed for 2 nights and were pleased and impressed. The room was beautiful, as is the hotel and grounds. We were visiting family, so didn't spend a lot of time on the property, but we easily could have. There front desk staff was professional and helpful, although we didn't need much. There's always someone at the door to open...

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Christine A, General Manager at River's Edge Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear MplsLaurie: thanks for the review and kind words about the staff and restaurant; when I go into the kitchen I cannot resist those croissants. Have a great Thanksgiving Holiday and best wishes for the New Year. Best regards, Russ Abell

Longmont, Colorado
Reviewed 30 October 2015

We had only one night in Portland. This boutique hotel had a lovely room and spa-like bathroom. I would suggest staying on the river side for the view and a quieter stay. It was a short walk to the trolley, which was very convenient for getting into town. However, I think in hindsight we would have preferred staying somewhere downtown...

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Christine A, General Manager at River's Edge Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Hello DebandTom2015: thank you for taking the time to complete a review of the hotel and thank you for staying with us. We appreciate the kind words for the staff and your mention of the close-by streetcar. Next time try our complimentary drop off shuttle on your downtown adventure, it will get you right into the heart of the city...

Walnut Creek, California
Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

I have stayed at the River's Edge several times during the past few years because it has a pretty location on the Willamette River and it's close to my business meetings. See my previous review dated 11/2/14. Although it is a nice hotel and I recommend it, it isn't luxurious. My room on the river side had a very pretty...

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Christine A, General Manager at River's Edge Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

InsideScooper, Hello, thank you for sharing your comments regarding the hotel and we are glad that you enjoyed your visit and the setting. Also thank you for posting the photographs, other travelers love to see exactly what you saw and experienced before making their selection of accommodations. Thank you for staying with us, we appreciate your business and value your...

Phoenix
Reviewed 27 October 2015

I've reviewed this hotel before, but now there are new owners. In my site (EatPackGo dot com) there is a video which is still valid about this hotel- then it was called The Avalon. The Good Parts The hotel is on the river with great views and walks. The hotel has bikes you can rent. The beds are comfortable. There...

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Christine A, General Manager at River's Edge Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Hi doctort: thank you for completing a review regarding your recent stay with us and we appreciate your tips on the hotel and restaurant for future visitors. Next visit you might try a treatment in the Spa to round out your stays with us. Thanks for your return visit. Best wishes for safe travels. Best regards, Russ Abell, GM

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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
River’s Edge Hotel & Spa is an environmentally-friendly, 99-room luxury boutique hotel located at the edge of Portland’s South Waterfront District, an emerging mixed-use neighborhood integrating alternative transportation, parks and trails, green building practices, retail, restaurants and healthy living with art and design. Perched on the banks of the Willamette River just minutes from downtown Portland, River’s Edge offers travelers the sophistication and warm hospitality of the Pacific Northwest. Guests and visitors enjoy classic service, modern amenities and comforts expected from Portland boutique hotels, making River’s Edge Hotel & Spa a favorite among all Portland waterfront hotels. Among the hotel’s valued amenities are its luxurious two-level, 13,000-square-foot full-service spa, salon and fitness center as well as Aquariva restaurant and bar. ... more   less 

Additional Information about River's Edge Hotel & Spa

Address: 0455 SW Hamilton Ct, Portland, OR 97239-4245 (Formerly Avalon Hotel & Spa)
Region: United States > Oregon > Portland
Price Range: RM847 - RM1,473 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — River's Edge Hotel & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 99
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Also Known As:
Avalon Hotel And Spa
Avalon Hotel Portland
Hotel Style:
#5 Spa Hotel in Portland
#15 Green Hotel in Portland
#15 Luxury Hotel in Portland
#30 Romantic Hotel in Portland
#52 Business Hotel in Portland
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