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McMenamins Kennedy School

5736 NE 33rd Ave, Portland, OR 97211-7302
+1 503-249-3983
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Interesting hotel

This old school is made into a quirky hotel. Its like being in a fantasy world. The style is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Niels Holst T
via mobile
Family mid-morning breakfast -- My wife and I, our daughter and her young son

We planned a family get together over a mid morning breakfast. The atmosphere was conducive to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jola25161
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Eugene, Oregon
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“boiler room” (22 reviews)
“soaking pool” (22 reviews)
“tater tots” (5 reviews)
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5736 NE 33rd Ave, Portland, OR 97211-7302
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+1 503-249-3983
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This old school is made into a quirky hotel. Its like being in a fantasy world. The style is somewhere between art deco and fairytale. The room very small with a wash basin in the room, and seperate toilet and shower. Although there are lots...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We planned a family get together over a mid morning breakfast. The atmosphere was conducive to relaxation -- the staff were VERY efficient and friendly and certainly knew the ins and outs of the extensive menu. What started out as a quick chat and breakfast...More

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M J, General Manager at McMenamins Kennedy School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you, Thank you! What a wonderful compliment, we will be sure to share your feedback with our team. We hope to see you again. Cheers!

Reviewed 22 August 2017

We recently ate at McMenamins on a busy Friday night. The day before I had called the restaurant to see if they took reservations; I was told they did not but that if I arrived around 6:30 we should not have a problem getting a...More

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M J, General Manager at McMenamins Kennedy School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. We are sorry that there were difficulties with getting a table and an accurate wait time. We will address these issues with our team. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 20 August 2017

Not your ordinary hotel accommodation by any means! We did not stay here, but ventured over to look at the unique building and to enjoy some drinks and nibbles. What fun! Everyone seemed truly happy - whether a guest, a visitor or an employee! Looks...More

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M J, General Manager at McMenamins Kennedy School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your kind review. We hope to see you again. Cheers!

Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Seated in the shade of an umbrella in the courtyard, we had a delightful dinner with fun and attentive service. This is a quirky restaurant/hotel/entertainment venue, and should we visit again it's a strong consideration for lodging. There's easy parking in the back and rambling...More

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M J, General Manager at McMenamins Kennedy School, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Thank you for your review. We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit and meal. We hope to see you again. Cheers! Mel Jensen General Manager McMenamins Kennedy School

Reviewed 25 June 2017

Staff The staff at this location are very friendly and polite. They are helpful when you need answers to questions. Atmosphere Where do I begin. The entire location was extremely clean and well maintained. It was so fun roaming through the halls snooping around. The...More

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M J, Manager at McMenamins Kennedy School, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

We thank you so much for your outstanding and thorough review. We hope to see you again. Cheers, Mel Jensen General Manager McMenamins Kennedy School

Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

We just completed a 2 nite stay while in town to see our son. His apartment is downtown, east river side and Kennedy is just a 15 minute drive NW about midway between PDX and downtown. Wonderful, small, quaint home neighborhood, good for walks. Like...More

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M J, Manager at McMenamins Kennedy School, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2017

Thank you for your review, we can't wait to see you again! Cheers, Mel Jensen Principal McMenamins Kennedy School

Reviewed 3 May 2017

My friend brought me here to see this colorful and eclectic old school. This point of interest surprised me with how I wanted to see it all. The very open and well decorated restaurant is colorful, full of plants and natural light. There are beds...More

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M J, Manager at McMenamins Kennedy School, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

We are so glad you got to enjoy a full tour of the building. I agree the notes to Lois is one of my favorite pieces but so subtle that I believe they are often missed. We hope to see you again soon. Cheers! Mel...More

Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Always something for everyone. I had a great hamburger and fries but my husband's salad was great. If you try the specials, you will not be disappointed. Service is great. This is an all round perfect choice for a family

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M J, Manager at McMenamins Kennedy School, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

Thank you so much for your review. We will make sure to share your comments with our chef. Cheers, Mel Jensen Principal McMenamins Kennedy School

Reviewed 12 January 2017

this review is for the hotel portion of kennedy school... we always enjoy staying here! reasonable rates, and fun to be able to walk over to a pub or the soaking pool. weve stayed in the old classrooms as well as the newer english portion....More

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M J, Manager at McMenamins Kennedy School, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2017

Thank you so much for your review. We are glad to hear that you've enjoyed your stays at the Kennedy School. We look forward to seeing you again. Cheers, Mel Jensen Principal McMenamins Kennedy School

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