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Sentinel

Expedia.comUSD 249*
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#7 of 139 Hotels in Portland
Certificate of Excellence
07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 249*
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Napa Valley, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wish I could have stayed longer because the Sentinel was a great place to visit. Everyone is friendly and pleasant, and I appreciate the kind people who work here. The most important thing for me when considering to come back to a hotel is the people, and how they make you feel. Though I prefer to stay in different...

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

Dear AS1414, Wow! I can't help but smile while reading your review. We appreciate you taking the time to write such kind words about our staff. This is everything we strive for, and I am thrilled that our service had such an impact on your stay. We can't wait to have you back next time you're in town! Warmly, Zoe...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Sentinel for 4 days and 3 nights. The service was outstanding. The hotel is very elegant. It reminds me of a classic gentleman's club.The hotel is in a great location, with everything in walking distance. There is a Starbucks in the lobby and Jake's Grill in the back. You can enter the hotel from Starbucks and...

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

Dear Rohan S, Wow! Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review! We are delighted to hear that you appreciated the details that have lasted since the days of the Elks Temple. We hope you choose Sentinel next time you're in Portland. Warmly, Zoe Hamilton | Front Desk Supervisor

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I hate to even write a great view for this hotel - I'd really like to keep this gem a secret ... I've stayed here a couple of times to visit my daughter - what can I say : decor is delightful, service is spectacular... Centrally located ... I don't dine in but there is a Starbucks coffee adjacent to...

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

Dear Erin R, We appreciate you taking the time to share your secret and write such a wonderful review! We look forward to your next stay with us. Warmly, Zoe Hamilton | Front Desk Supervisor

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love quirky old downtown hotels with lots of personality, and the Sentinel has it in spades. And much to my surprise it had none of the old hotel 'charms' that usually accompany historic properties. The roomy guest room was well appointed and smelled great. The shower had great water pressure, the bed was super comfy, and the room was...

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

Dear Seattletraveler98107, Wow! Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review! I'm delighted to hear that you had the opportunity to view some of the wonderful art that lines our hallways. We hope you choose Sentinel next time you're in Portland. Warmly, Zoe Hamilton | Front Desk Supervisor

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Updated historic hotel close to great restaurants and bars in downtown. Room was spacious and well appointed. Bathroom was clean but limited/no counter space (pedestal sink) and hairdryer wasn't powerful enough (1600 watts and old). Parking is pricey at $43/night and took awhile to get car each time. That said, it's a nice hotel in a great location for easy...

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

Dear Paula F, We appreciate you taking the time to write a review. I'm delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, and I hope you choose Sentinel next time you're in Portland. Warmly, Zoe Hamilton | Front Desk Supervisor

San Jose, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel was centrally located in downtown Portland. We did not need a rental car as public transportation was easily accessible. The lobby and hotel itself was beautiful. The staff were very friendly and helpful with restaurants and tips for areas to visit, The room was large and beautifully decorated. There was plenty of lighting, and room if you have...

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

Dear Moran1628, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay! We hope to see you back at Sentinel next time you're in town. Warmly, Zoe Hamilton | Front Desk Supervisor

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is located in a lovely old building with much character. I stayed in what appeared to be a newer wing which didn't have as much charm but was very nice. The room was comfortable with nice size, comfortable bed and cosy linens. The bathroom was a nice size and was clean. The staff were friendly and helpful and...

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

Dear Beverly R, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! We hope you choose Sentinel next time you're in Portland. Warmly, Zoe Hamilton | Front Desk Supervisor

Pleasant Hill, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are across the street from the best food trucks and within walking distance to some great food and bars. We never needed our car - in fact I would not bring a car here next time since I had to pay $45 a night to park (other trips I have paid nothing). But the hotel was very nice. We...

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

Dear Kkloeary, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and took advantage of our great location! We hope you choose Sentinel next time you're in Portland. Warmly, Zoe Hamilton | Front Desk Supervisor

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I recently stayed at the Sentinel for her birthday and it was amazing. This property is a beautiful mix of historic/classy with modern/sexy. We were initially greeted by a friendly valet who helped us unload our car and ultimately take our things to our room. Check in was a breeze. As we explored the property we were...

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

Dear Ryan F, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such an awesome review! I am so delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, and that you enjoyed your time on the Executive Floor. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Warmly, Zoe Hamilton | Front Desk Supervisor

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I chose this hotel for the service. Despite any problems reviewers had, they always seemed to be resolved by the front desk staff. The reviews were true. I'm a light sleeper and so my biggest concern is loud neighbors. I made sure to address my concerns with the hotel staff beforehand and they assured me I'd be taken care of....

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

Dear SarahBay, Wow! Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review! I am thrilled to hear that we lived up to the hype of our great reviews. I hope you choose Sentinel next time you're in town, hopefully for a longer stay next time! Warmly, Zoe Hamilton | Front Desk Supervisor

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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: $297 - $624 (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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“Ask for upgraded suite. They are very accommodating.”
933rohans, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view.”
moran1628, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Book a terrace level room. Quiet, spacious, and access to "the room at the end of the hall"”
, 31 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the 6th floor are the most spacious and are the quietest.”
NeverLateNate, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Higher floors probably better!”
kristib647, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
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