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McMenamins Kennedy School

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  • Excellent54%
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  • Average7%
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Reviewed 6 days ago

All McMenamins have the same menu, so no surprises there. This one did have really good service which is not always the case in other towns. We were able to get a table ofr 6 right away on a busy Friday night when all the...More

Thank Vicki B
Response from Chris P, Manager at McMenamins Kennedy SchoolResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so very much for choosing McMenamins for your outing! We know there are plenty of places you could visit. I am so pleased your experience was a positive one! Please make sure to return to us again!

Reviewed 1 week ago

What a treat! I was here facilitating a workshop for the client and had heard of the character of the place but I had no idea, really, about the authenticity of the experience. It's lovely school converted to a hotel with meeting space (the gym,...More

Thank Phil C
Response from ksreserve, Front Office Manager at McMenamins Kennedy SchoolResponded 1 week ago

Good Morning, Thank you so much for your kind review! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your visit with us and that you had a chance to roam the halls and take in all the history and McMenamins unique spin on this beautiful...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were a party of 8 on a busy Friday evening. Only had to wait 25 mins. And it was worth it. great Service. I had Chicken Marsala and it was the best I have had for 20 years. Also eaten was clam chowder, hamburger,...More

Thank Irenita G
Response from ksreserve, Front Office Manager at McMenamins Kennedy SchoolResponded 1 week ago

Good Morning, Thank you for your kind review, We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your visit with us and that you had quick service and a wonderful meal in our Courtyard Restaurant! The chicken marsala is pretty delightful! We hope to see you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the location in a quiet neighborhood and near Alberta Ave. There were interesting aspects of the hotel with cute bars, movie theatre, and courtyard restaurant. But it wasn’t a great stay as a hotel. Our room was unique, having been a classroom in...More

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Response from ksreserve, Front Office Manager at McMenamins Kennedy SchoolResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Afternoon, We are happy to hear you enjoyed the various amenities on property and were able to take in some of the buildings history and unique aspects. We are also happy to hear you had a chance to enjoy the local Alberta Arts District....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kennedy School is our go-to place to stay in Portland. This unique (just like Portland) property has comfortable rooms and friendly staff. The restaurants and bars are fun and a good place to mix for both young and old. We were there on Prom Night...More

Thank Barb B
Response from ksreserve, Front Office Manager at McMenamins Kennedy SchoolResponded 4 weeks ago

Good Afternoon Barb, We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us! We are also happy to hear you have had a chance to join us during your visits to Portland! It certainly is a unique property and is filled with quite...More

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Free Parking
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Pool
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
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Meeting Rooms
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
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Air Conditioning
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Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Heated pool
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USD 177 - USD 246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#20 Family Hotel in Portland
#27 Romantic Hotel in Portland
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 177 - USD 246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#20 Family Hotel in Portland
#27 Romantic Hotel in Portland
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Tamra H
3 December 2017|
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Response from Roadtripist | Reviewed this property |
No fireplaces here. Keep in mind that this used to be an elementary school.
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JuliainRandolph
28 September 2017|
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Response from ksreserve | Property representative |
Good Evening Julianne, We do not have a fitness center on property however there is a gym located on Alberta which is about a 5 minute walk from our location. They have a variety of classes and offer day passes as well. The... More
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ampwachtel
22 April 2017|
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Response from ksreserve | Property representative |
Hello, We do have showers in all of our hotel rooms on property! We also have complimentary Wi-Fi as well! ~Rhiannan Kennedy School Front Desk
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"Keep in mind this is an old building. First floor rooms can be noisy, too."
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"Second floor rooms are quieter."
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"Stay here if you value flash over substance. And bring your own blankets."
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"Classroooms are more desirable, the annex, less so."
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