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McMenamins Old St. Francis School

#7 of 42 Hotels in Bend
Certificate of Excellence
700 NW Bond St, Bend, OR 97701
McMenamins Old St. Francis School

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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Eugene, Oregon
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Bend with 2 other couples for a Doobie Brothers concert at the amphitheater on a Tuesday evening. Things were good, my husband and I were able to check in early and shared a burger at the restaurant. After the concert we walked back to the hotel and met our friends in the restaurant for a late dinner,... More 

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Free Star Y, Manager at McMenamins Old St. Francis School, responded to this review

It is true that these guests were cut off. It is McMenamins policy and Oregon law to not serve patrons who are exhibiting visible signs of intoxication. It is vital to our operations to uphold this policy so that we may continue to be permitted to serve alcohol on the premises. In these circumstances we strive to deliver the cutoff... More 

North Powder, Oregon
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I was so looking forward to our stay here that I thought it would be worth the splurge. I am so bummed! I won't be back. The photography of the place makes it look huge and open, but in reality is dark and oppressive. Horrible nights sleep due to our room location - outside drinking/dining meant loud groups going past... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

A group of friends and I went to the St Francis School this past weekend. We had some good beer, and then we soaked in the very cool soaking pool. The pool was warm and quiet, and every one of us slept like a baby that night! Fun place-----

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Perth, Australia
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34 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We stayed in the Art Cottage for two nights (2 toddles, my husband and I). It was spacious and the rooms were clean. The beds were old and a little uncomfortable. The linen was also threadbare. The bathroom was sufficient, and there was plenty of room in the comfortable lounge room to relax. While a large size kitchen was provided,... More 

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Prineville, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

Always come here once a month for good food and local brews. I love the building and grounds. Food never disappoints. And the selection of beers is vast. Service is iffy, depending on who you get, but usually friendly.

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Corvallis, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Didn't stay overnight, but had a late lunch in the main pub/restaurant on a cold & sunny Feb. afternoon. Hubby & I shared a vegetable pizza (very good) for $13 & an order of sweet potato fries fpr $9. Thought the fries pricey, but they were excellent with a really good dipping mayo sauce. Toured the hotel, soaking tub &... More 

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Albany, Oregon
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This hotel is a bit expensive, but there's so much to do on the grounds that its worth it. The soaking pool is beautiful and relaxing. There's a movie theatre that's very inexpensive and cozy. There are multiple fire pits to keep you warm on cold days. The food is pretty good. If you've never stayed at one of the... More 

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Monroe, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We stayed at the Old St. Francis School on a beautiful, sunny January weekend last month. The hotel really made our trip. The 2 queen room was an excellent value, especially considering the quality of the on-site restaurants. The location, right in the heart of downtown Bend, absolutely can't be beat. I've visited all the McMenamins hotels and this one... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We were passing through town and saw the Old St. Francis School Pub and decided to stop for lunch. Upon entering, we realized that it was also a hotel. We so enjoyed the lunch and setting, that we decided to spend the night. Luckily they had a suite. After lunch we enjoyed the soaking pool, then a nap, then we... More 

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Chatham, Illinois
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in the nunnery which was typically quaint and spacious. We enjoyed the soaking tub, the restaurant, and two of the bars. It was great to be outside by one of the many fire pits and enjoy good drink and company.

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