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Sentinel

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second stay at the Sentinel in Portland (and I don’t often stay at the same hotel twice). Every detail of my stay was flawless. I reserved my room through their website, which was very user-friendly. A couple days before my scheduled arrival, Daniel Elder, the front office manager, contacted me by email to see if I had...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very nice stay here. We had a suite and our room was on the 2nd floor. Spacious and loved the hallways/charm of the hotel. The bar downstairs was very cool and lively (especially later in the night!) Check-in staff were super accommodating and friendly. Location is great and we walked around to all sorts of places. The...

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Zoe H, Front Desk Supervisor at Sentinel, responded to this review

Dear Kristi B, We appreciate you taking the time to write such a wonderful review! I'm so delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Hope you had a chance to try our Bee Local Honey from those Oregon items in your mini bar, we have hives on our roof! Talk about local. We hope you choose Sentinel next time...

Eugene
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our third or fourth stay at this hotel. Love the old world feel & attentive staff. Room we stayed in this time, a corner king, was looking a little tired. Carpet was starting to wrinkle significantly and bathroom sink had a huge crack in it. The second floor street side room was definitely noisier than previous rooms higher...

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Puyallup, Washington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our experience was amazing from the time we arrived until we left. My only complaint which isn't even a big deal, is that the throw pillow on our bed had a fairly large stain on it which wasn't very obvious but definitely there. We just tossed it onto a chair. I was going to call the front desk about it...

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Zoe H, Front Desk Supervisor at Sentinel, responded to this review

Dear Susan B, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Warmly, Zoe Hamilton | Front Desk Supervisor

Healdsburg, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I decided to book a quick weekend trip to Portland to celebrate my boyfriend's birthday and came across the Sentinel while researching hotels. I was already blown away by the amazing pictures and reviews found online, but it was even better in person. Upon arrival, the staff was amazing and gave me all the information I needed about the property...

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Zoe H, Front Desk Supervisor at Sentinel, responded to this review

Dear tpacurar, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review! We are delighted to hear that your birthday celebration weekend was a success. You are surely one of the lucky ones this season to experience some time without rain, to enjoy that terrace. We hope you come stay with us again soon! Warmly, Zoe...

Aumsville
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautifully restored historic property. Wonderful staff...so friendly and helpful. Bar staff great. The location was very handy to what we were doing. the bed was comfortable. A wonderful place to stay.Trish

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Zoe H, Front Desk Supervisor at Sentinel, responded to this review

Dear N3783LBjoanb, Thank you for taking the time to submit a review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. I have passed along your kind words to the Jackknife staff. We hope to see you again soon! Warmly, Zoe Hamilton | Front Desk Supervisor

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very comfortable rooms, great location, many food options in and around the hotel. Staff is friendly and very helpful. Many of the rooms come withe a fireplace and large table for in room dining and work meetings.

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Dear Marco B, Thank you for the great review and I was thrilled you enjoyed your stay! Please consider Sentinel the next time you are in Portland. Daniel Elder Front Office Manager

Bend
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the decor here, absolutely beautiful....almost decadent. Espresso machine in the room, comfortable/luxurious bedding, didn't want to leave my room! The only thing missing was a magnifying mirror.

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Dear cathymD2379FB, Thank you for letting us know about your stay! I am glad you enjoyed the room amenities and know that we have a handful of magnifying mirrors available per request. I hope to see you here again soon! Daniel Elder Front Office Manager

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Strongly recommended for a comfortable business stay. Jack Knife is great, rooms a quiet and comfortable. Staff are excellent. Close to the centre of town and with plenty of eating options close by. I've stayed 4 times.

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Dear andysarge, I agree that Sentinel is not only great for leisure guests but also for those here on business. Thank you for sharing your experience with us and we hope to host you again in the future! Daniel Elder Front Office Manager

Denver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great amenities, décor, vibe. Bar food was amazing with lots of vegan options, staff is friendly and helpful! I was sick on this trip, and they brought me hot tea! So kind! This place feels cozy, but it is professional and business ready!

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Dear erinr318, It's reviews like yours that make this such a rewarding industry to be in! Thank you and I was very happy to read that our staff took great care of you and clearly made an impact on your experience. Know that you are welcomed back here anytime! Daniel Elder Front Office Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about Sentinel

Address: 614 SW 11th Avenue, Portland, OR 97205-2624 (Formerly The Governor Hotel)
Region: United States > Oregon > Portland > Downtown
Price Range: $269 - $652 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Sentinel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Governor Hotel Portland Oregon
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Portland
#3 Romantic Hotel in Portland
#4 Business Hotel in Portland
#5 Luxury Hotel in Portland
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“Rooms on the 6th floor are the most spacious and are the quietest.”
 of 5 bubbles NeverLateNate, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Higher floors probably better!”
 of 5 bubbles kristib647, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Corner rooms have the best views. The terraces on the 6th floor are great if you can get one.”
 of 5 bubbles mattpdx23, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Second floor has some nice big rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Z6874EXmarkk, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Loved both the corner king room and the king terrace room.”
 of 5 bubbles FussyGrl, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
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