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Benson Hotel

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Would absolutely visit again. It's clean, modern, and staff are very helpful and accommodating. The historical interior has been beautifully highlighted while adding a touch of modern to it. Walking distance to a bunch of really good restaurants and some shopping areas. We had dinner and drinks at the hotel bar (the Palms) and the food and drinks were amazing....

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Connecticut
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were in town for 4 nights on a business trip for my wife in Portland. The conference (maybe 120 people?) was based in this hotel, so staying here was very convenient. We were greeted right away by the friendly staff at the front desk. They confirmed us and had our room ready even though we arrived 3 hours before...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The rooms are large and clean. Try and stay on a high floor facing W. Broadway. The lobby is simply beautiful and the staff takes pains to keep it lustrous. A pleasure to sip coffee or anything else in this grand space.

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I drove down to Portland from Seattle to spend one night at The Benson. I had googled to find the hotel that was most haunted. Supposedly The Benson has some ghosts, we looked pretty hard, but didn't see any. The hotel is gorgeous, and the staff is very friendly and helpful. Sophie at the front desk is...

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Carbondale
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice place, great location, very clean rooms. Only draw back is the valet parking at $ 40/night that i do not think was clearly advertised. I would only recommend to couples that are wanting to get away not for families. Other than that great place!!

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Lake Tapps
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I took a couple day get away and went shopping in downtown Portland. The hotel was in an excellent location. We really enjoyed the look and feel of the hotel. It was very classy and clean. We had a great stay and plan on returning in the future.

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Portland
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were visiting Portland for a concert. The Benson is in a great location (convenient to the train station, shops, restaurants, etc). The have a beautiful lobby, which was decorated for the holidays, and excellent staff. Rooms are showing their age, but still clean and comfortable.

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed at The Benson Hotel over Thanksgiving and received wonderful service, a beautiful spacious room and excellent treatment. A thanks to the wonderful and professional staff. A couple of special requests were professionally taken care of by the Asst. General Manager. Hats off to Anne, She is great and the best.

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Boise
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at The Benson each for for about 13 years now, and we have always received excellent service. The staff, from the Front Desk to Housekeeping, is excellent and goes out of their way to make your visit memorable. We tried another hotel one year, but it just didn't compare to The Benson, so we returned - and...

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Seattle
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love returning to this classic hotel which provides everything I need in terms of comfort, cleanliness and friendly staff. Excellent value and avoided traffic and $40 valet parking cost as I took train from Seattle.

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  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Classic Landmark Hotel located in heart of business & financial district. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Benson Hotel

Address: 309 Southwest Broadway, Portland, OR 97205-3794
Region: United States > Oregon > Portland > Downtown
Price Range: $205 - $386 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Benson Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 287
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Hotel Style:
#8 Business Hotel in Portland
#11 Luxury Hotel in Portland
#13 Romantic Hotel in Portland
#15 Family Hotel in Portland
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“Sink fauset needs to be longer to reach out into the bowel....too short”
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“We had a wonderful corner spacious junior suite. It was well appointed, spotless and comfortable. Can't wait to return for another enjoyable and relaxing stay.”
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“Rooms on Broadway can be loud, but this is a busy area so it may not matter where you are.”
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“Our eastward facing view was great! ”
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“I hope you don't need one, as I do,,but I must say this was one of the best handicapped accessible rooms I've stayed in.So spacious and thoughtfully arranged.”
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