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Benson Hotel

Expedia.comUS$162*
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#17 of 140 Hotels in Portland
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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University Place, United States
Reviewed yesterday NEW

20 years ago.. I stayed at the Benson 5 nights a week while working downtown... I thought it would be a nice revisit... but not so much after the early morning rude-awakening. Deliveries started at 5:03 am and lasted until well-past 6:00am

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Thank Rodney L A
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The woodwork in the lobby will take your breath away. This historical building built by local timber magnate Simon Benson is simply charming. Great staff providing excellent service. Wide variety of guest rooms including dog rooms and of course a classy penthouse. Overall experience A-OK!

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McMinnville, Oregon
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a wonderful stay. Very friendly and efficient staff from the front desk to the Palm Court restaurant & lounge. Nicely appointed room. Restaurant was extremely well priced especially for a high end hotel. Will return for special occasions and have dinner at El Gauchos adjacent.

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Wanganui
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Top class hotel with staff that go out of their way to be helpful .It is obvious that the staff we had dealings with had been there a long time and were very proud of the hotel and work eviroment. Would certainly recommend it to any traveler.

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Eureka, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Newly redecorated, updated rooms, great staff, comfortable and timeless. In the heart of downtown, clse to everything. This was my second stay and I will definitely return. Clean, historic with a friendly and capable staff.

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Thank Karen M
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Overall it was a nice place to stay staff is friendly We enjoyed the history of the hotel The brunch was a little pricey if you don't eat a lot . Great location,walking distance to several locations downtown.

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

I came to Portland to see music and to spend time downtown. The hotel is elegant in its history but updated and sparkling. Perfect location for me to walk to all my favorite restaurants and cafes downtown.

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Portland
Reviewed 1 week ago

We can't wait to go back next year and plan on making it a tradition. It was a very much needed weekend and I wouldn't change any of it. The hotel is beautiful -- the staff was incredible. The food is delicious! We also went next door to El Gaucho and it equally blew our minds. I know it was...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff at the Benson were very well trained and helpful. The location was great. The rooms were tired. Not sure about the entire hotel, but the outside noise was unbearable from room 1216. It didn't help that the window did not properly close, so you could here trash dumping several times during the night along with all the other...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Newly renovated rooms in a beautiful historic building. Great location. Cheaper parking across the street. Walking distance to restaurants and bars. Hotel bar had live (loud) music on the weekend. Friendly staff.

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Additional Information about Benson Hotel

Address: 309 Southwest Broadway, Portland, OR 97205-3794
Region: United States > Oregon > Portland > Downtown
Price Range: $259 - $531 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Benson Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 287
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#9 Luxury Hotel in Portland
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“Corner rooms ending in 33 have great view of Downtown Portland up Broadway. ”
P6181ALsuzannem, 27 May 2017 | Read review
“Perhaps a full height mirror somewhere would be helpful to some people”
W9617FSjohnh, 25 May 2017 | Read review
“The mattress is heavenly.”
wendycO5342IC, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“This hotel is very much to my taste. I like beautiful old furnishings and rooms, everything was clean, the bathroom was compact but very nicely appointed and fun to use (good shower). You could walk to many interesting spots -- Powell's City of Books, a cool sculpture of what may have been an elephant, the Columbia River and its parks. Many good restaurants nearby, including Mother's Bistro. The light rail line is a block or two away, i.e., convenient. Although I had a view of air vents, I didn't mind it because there was no noise (industrial view, but quiet, and I care more about quiet). The bed was very comfortable, the service great, the food they served was excellent and the waiters helpful and unobtrusive. I asked for directions a couple of times at the front desk, and they were helpful on that. The windows opened! a rare find and much appreciated. I really enjoyed staying here.”
694jeanettem, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“Only thing I would have liked better would be if they gave me a room in the "old" portion.”
ge0rgelaurie, 18 May 2017 | Read review
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