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614 SW 11th Avenue, Portland, OR 97205-2624
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 15/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 15/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#15 of 165 hotels in Portland
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Sentinel is an excellent choice for travelers visiting Portland, offering a boutique environment alongside many helpful amenities designed to enhance your stay. Rooms at Sentinel provide a flat screen TV and air conditioning, and guests can stay connected with free wifi. In addition, while staying at Sentinel guests have access to a 24 hour front desk, room service, and a concierge. You can also enjoy a fitness center and breakfast. Need a place to park? There is paid private parking available nearby. Given the close proximity of popular landmarks, such as Pioneer Courthouse Square (0.2 mi) and Portland Center Stage at The Armory (0.2 mi), guests of Sentinel Portland can easily experience some of Portland's most well known attractions. Travelers looking to enjoy some schnitzel can head to Higgins Restaurant and Bar, Tasty n Alder, or Swiss Hibiscus. Otherwise, you may want to check out an Indian restaurant such as Bollywood Theater, East India Co., or Maruti Indian Restaurant. If you’re looking for things to do, you can check out Pearl District (0.4 mi), International Rose Test Garden (1.1 mi), or Portland Japanese Garden (1.2 mi), which are popular attractions amongst tourists, and they are all within walking distance. Enjoy your stay in Portland!
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Property amenities
Paid private parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycles available
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Car hire
Business Centre with Internet Access
Parking
Wifi
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Doorperson
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Shoeshine
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Allergy-free room
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Iron
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
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Family rooms
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Historic Hotel
Languages Spoken
English
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Catherine R wrote a review Yesterday
Sacramento, California4 contributions
We drove over 12 hours to visit family through storms and we get to a room that’s caked with dust, pubes all in the toilet, Nasty grime and mold all in the water pressure less showers and “jetted tub” more like shallow bathtub with no working jets. We paid $200 extra for an upgrade to the room and it was an absolute joke. Our first time in Oregon and staying at this hotel ruined our entire trip. The manager Rachel is deplorable. She is disrespectful, rude, condescending and has no place being in the hospitality industry. I was assured that the actual manager would call me but the company has her split between two properties and did not get to talk to her for two weeks with me calling to check if she was ever in and front desk just saying she is busy. This is not the place for a get away! I’m a first time mom and this was supposed to be a great trip, thank you for nothing! The front staff: Brenda, Stacey, Becca were very great, I felt heard and like something positive might come out of it. But my hope was lost with our room and that nasty chick Rachel
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Michelle R wrote a review Nov 2021
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Loved the cozy and classic boutique feel of this hotel with beautiful art and design touches. We had a room with a balcony patio with couches, gas fireplace and string lights! It was so pretty and cozy. They are pet friendly and provide dishes and beds for your furry family. Super friendly service - we will definitely be back.
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Bobby wrote a review Nov 2021
Memphis, Tennessee1 contribution
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In my first trip to Portland, I was overwhelmed with the kindness, knowledge and warmth of the staff and hotel. The creative manner in which the room was set up blew my mind. Every accommodation was met! I will be back here WITH MY FRIENDS!
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
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Adam L wrote a review Nov 2021
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I loved everything about the hotel. Club does get a little rowdy with a crowd between 20-25 yes old but it is fun to be around. The room was clean spacious and i loved that the Queen came with a patio outside. The front desk was very friendly and helpful even when the place was packed on a Friday night.
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
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jappel13 wrote a review Nov 2021
Queens, New York2 contributions1 helpful vote
We just checked out of the sentinel. I know there is no true 5 star in Portland but was hoping to come close due to the good reviews. The reality was it was not even a 3 star. We paid a hefty $300 a night for the rooftop fire pit room. The fire pit was nice but it was a little dirty and the cushions for the chairs had to be requested as they don’t leave them there when you check in. We had several issues with the room: one of the lamp switches was missing so you couldn’t turn it off fully, the TV wouldn’t turn on (I think they replaced the remote batteries eventually), and the sink kept clogging. All this on top of the fact that there was no housekeeping which I guess is standard during the pandemic but I literally did not see one housekeeper around the entire trip. We had to request towels multiple times before we got them and one night the front desk girl left her post to bring us those and toilet paper. Besides this young lady, we found the front desk staff inattentive and unhelpful. I utilized the gym twice, which despite being a public space, was also not cleaned. The same dirty towels were piled up and no clean ones put out and the trash was overflowing two days in a row. Please look for a different hotel.
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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PRICE RANGE
US$189 - US$341 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
governor hotel portland oregon
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
The Governor Hotel
LOCATION
United StatesOregonPortlandDowntown
NUMBER OF ROOMS
100
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sentinel
Which popular attractions are close to Sentinel?
Nearby attractions include Powell's City of Books (0.3 km), Portland Center Stage at The Armory (0.4 km), and Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Sentinel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Sentinel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Sentinel?
Yes, paid private parking nearby is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Sentinel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Mucca Osteria, Cheryl's on12th, and Southpark Seafood.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Sentinel?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre during their stay.
Is Sentinel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.5 km away from the centre of Portland.
Are any cleaning services offered at Sentinel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Sentinel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Sentinel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Sentinel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Portland Center Stage at The Armory (0.4 km), Old Church (0.7 km), and Japanese American Historical Plaza (1.0 km).