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    Benson Hotel

    309 Southwest Broadway, Portland, OR 97205-3794
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    Overview
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    Reviewed 5 August 2016

    This was unfortunately the low point to my recent US trip. When I arrived on a Saturday, I found out that the room I had specifically asked for (two twin beds for two adults and two teens) was not available. I was first given a...More

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    Response from Ron G, General Manager at Benson HotelResponded 19 August 2016

    Thank you for taking the time to provide such a thorough review. We are sincerely sorry to hear about your hotel experience with us. Although it is difficult to hear about our shortcomings, your feedback is incredibly invaluable to us as we continue to improve...More

    Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

    Very clean, well located, beautiful bathrooms, and rooms are a decent size. But the mattresses. Ouch! Hard as a rock. If you like hard beds, this is a great hotel. Excellent service, great valet. Lots of character and a great bar. Didn't try the restaurant,...More

    Thank Martha H
    Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

    The downside I could not get over the faint smell of smoke. It's like 80 years of smoking permiated into the walls and there is no way you are going to get it out unless you gut the place. The place is very dog friendly...More

    1  Thank AtoZTravelJunkie
    Response from Ron G, General Manager at Benson HotelResponded 19 August 2016

    Thank you for your review. Our hotel is a nonsmoking hotel and so it is very alarming to hear you experienced a smokey smell within your guest room. We have informed our Housekeeping Manager who will address the issue. We are currently undergoing hotel renovations...More

    Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

    I cannot say enough about this property! The best part is the excellent service. Everyone went above and beyond to make my stay comfortable. The hotel is a classic and is a rare gem to be admired and enjoyed! From valet to room service, every...More

    1  Thank Madzech
    Reviewed 2 August 2016

    Our stay at the Benson was absolutely wonderful. The staff were all friendly and accommodating, especially Luiza! Our room was perfect, Junior Suite on the 10th floor, and the entire hotel was just beautiful. Great downtown location as well!

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    Response from Ron G, General Manager at Benson HotelResponded 19 August 2016

    Thank you for your review! We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciated our friendly and inviting staff. Thank you for choosing The Benson Hotel and we hope to see you again next time you visit Portland!

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    About
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    • Room Service
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • US$157 - US$278 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #8 Business Hotel in Portland
    • #9 Luxury Hotel in Portland
    • #13 Romantic Hotel in Portland
    • #15 Family Hotel in Portland
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 287
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    Soph851
    23 October 2017|
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    Response from Luiza H | Property representative |
    Thank you for your inquiry! Except on Easter and Mother’s Day, The Benson Hotel currently does not serve brunch. We do serve a delicious variety of breakfast cuisine seven days a week in our Palm Court Restaurant, located... More
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    13 October 2017|
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    Response from Luiza H | Property representative |
    Thank you for your question. The Benson does offer Valet Parking at $40/day/vehicle, with unlimited in and out privileges. Additionally, if you check our website, we do offer some overnight packages that include parking... More
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    10 September 2017|
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    Response from patkaloger | Reviewed this property |
    I have no idea, although considering that they house visiting US Presidents, I would imagine all has been done to make it a safe location. I suggest you contact them directly.
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