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    McMenamins Kennedy School

    5736 NE 33rd Ave, Portland, OR 97211-7302
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    • Excellent55%
    • Very good33%
    • Average7%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible1%
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    “movie theater” (107 reviews)
    “boiler room” (63 reviews)
    “soaking pool” (187 reviews)
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    Reviewed 4 days ago

    2nd time around at McMenamins and still just not enough time spent here! This is one of those unique places that you just don't find in many places. I love the boiler room and the richness of colors but my favorite is easily the detention...More

    Thank LEAH N
    Management response:Responded 2 days ago

    Good Afternoon Leah, Thank you for your kind review! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us! The Boiler Room is certainly a favorite of mine as well and Detention is always a lovely bar to visit. Did you have...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    This neighborhood landmark was in danger of being leveled for a Walmart or something equally odious, when the McMennamin Bros. stepped in to save the day. Not only did they preserve the building but they celebrated the cultural history of the building in the neighborhood...More

    Thank peter s
    Management response:Responded 1 week ago

    Thank you for your kind review! We are beyond happy this wonderful school was saved from being demolished. It is truly a unique and special place to visit or stay while in Portland. Our McMenamins artist's always do a fantastic job of creating whimsical and...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    What a cool place, a boutique hotel in a former elementary school. Stay in one room and you have a blackboard for a former 4th grade class. go to the movies in the theater (filled with couches, a fully stocked bar and goodies. The restaurant...More

    Thank devil30
    Management response:Responded 1 week ago

    Thank you for your kind review! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your visit with us and had a chance to explore all of the bars and other amenities we have to offer! Our classrooms are a definite treat to stay in for...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The overall quality at Kennedy School is really pretty poor. A 2.5 star standard: cheap bed linens, no TV in room, cheap linoleum bathroom floor, pre-cast small shower cubicle (think youth hostel), cheap toiletries, small single wardrobe and no iron, horrible "pub carpet" in room....More

    Thank spp79
    Management response:Responded 1 week ago

    We are very sorry to hear about your stay with us and that this was your experience. We would love a chance to follow up with you in regards to your stay and your interaction with the front desk staff. I can be reached directly...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    I had never been to Portland prior to this trip and this "hotel" epitomized my perception of the city in a good way. It's an old school from the early 20th century that has been converted into a themed hotel with conference rooms, bars, restaurant...More

    Thank Joey B
    Management response:Responded 1 week ago

    Thank you for your kind review! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your visit to Portland and your stay with us! We certainly do have a lot of fun and unique amenities at our location. Did you have a chance to visit our...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$189 - US$269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #27 Romantic Hotel in Portland
    • #29 Family Hotel in Portland
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    • Number of rooms
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    ampwachtel
    22 April 2017|
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    Response from Jeff B | Reviewed this property |
    Yes to both
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    22 April 2017|
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    Response from Gary W | Reviewed this property |
    As near as I know, yes. This is not a youth hostel, it's a moderately expensive hotel.
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    17 March 2016|
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    Response from Kurt S | Reviewed this property |
    Yes there are several bars, one of which is a sports pub type place with a TV
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    "There are NO TV's in the rooms. Not all rooms have private bathrooms!"
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    "The rooms in the 'main building' all have their original chalkboards."
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    "English Wing rooms are newer. Rooms in the main hotel have fans and heaters, but no A/C."
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