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Benson Hotel

#17 of 133 Hotels in Portland
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309 Southwest Broadway, Portland, OR 97205
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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White Rock
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92 reviews 92 reviews
28 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A very unique older hotel. If you want to get away from the chrome and glass boxes and experience some old-world charm and elegance then this hotel should be your first choice. The front desk and concierge staff are excellent. There are plenty of excellent restaurants nearby, as are the trains, theaters many sites you will want to see.

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Victoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Benson is a beautiful hotel right in downtown Portland with walking distance to food cart area and shopping. Staff were friendly and helpful. We stayed on Coast hotel points and were treated as well as paying guests. We would definitely return as paying guests.

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Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The rooms are great and the building is beautiful...you will love this place. The staff is the best. the rooms are clean and housekeeping came everyday. The location is great too and you are within walking distance to many great restaurants and other places of interest. I didn't like the fact that there is no pool but as it turned... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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50 reviews 50 reviews
6 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

An old-style, warm, comforting hotel. I used to eat with my parents in the dining room as a teen so decided to stay here with my wife now that I'm a senior. The room was immaculate, nicely furnished and comfortable. The lobby is a wonderful spacious area to read The Oregonian or the Times and watch the people passing by.... More 

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Littleton, Colorado
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What a wonderful find in downtown Portland! We were in town for our first visit as our daughter was playing soccer and visiting colleges. It was WONDERFUL! Great location, could walk to almost all of downtown. Rooms were older but very well maintained and updated. Would definitely recommend!!

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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

How can a hotel charge a guest to park? Is it not enough that we are staying in the hotel. The foyer is amazing but thats where it ends with this very tired hotel. First of all our key wouldn't work in the lift so we rode up and down until we managed to get someone on our floor. There... More 

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Seattle, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A truly great, and classic hotel. The Benson is the quintessential experience in hotel style, whether you are staying for business or for a romantic excursion. If you've never experienced the Benson before, you owe it to yourself to stay there!

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bragg creek alberta
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48 reviews 48 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is ideally located downtown, and has a very nice lobby and lounge. The room we had was on a higher floor on a corner, but unfortunately we had a very limited view. The room was fine, but the bathroom was in need of updating for the price of the room. Overall a good downtown hotel.

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Ron G, General Manager at Benson Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for noting our central downtown location. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at The Benson. Please feel free to contact our Front Desk so we may accommodate a more pleasing view during your visit. More 

Conway, South Carolina
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201 reviews 201 reviews
35 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First off.... This hotel has the friendliest staff of almost any hotel that I have ever stayed at. They always had a kind word and everyone.... And I mean everyone was always asking "How can I help you?" It has old world charm with an elegance not seen in most places and cities. The food is also wonderful and the... More 

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Ron G, General Manager at Benson Hotel, responded to this review

Our staff will be delighted to hear your kind words. We are glad to have exceeded your expectations and hope to see you at The Benson soon. More 

Philadelphia
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136 reviews 136 reviews
20 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the drop off at valet until check out, this hotel is five stars in all categories. From the actual structure itself to the excellent service provided by a well staffed and excellent trained team. The focus in this hotel is clearly on the guest, and they strive to prove it each and every opportunity they have. Will become my... More 

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Ron G, General Manager at Benson Hotel, responded to this review

We appreciate your glowing review and are thrilled to hear we are your number one choice. Please come visit us at The Benson again soon! More 

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