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Benson Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   309 Southwest Broadway, Portland, OR 97205 (Downtown)
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Ranked #25 of 132 hotels in Portland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Diego, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I spent this last weekend at The Benson. I made our reservation the day before our trip. Most of the hotels in the area were listing the same nightly rate so we figured we'd splurge a few extra dollars and stay here. The front desk, valet and concierge staff were all very friendly and helpful with restaurant... More

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hotel is beautiful with old school architecture look and feel. Room was spectacular!!!! I love the location for getting to everywhere downtown, we didn't use are car once. I would highly recommend this hotel if you are staying downtown.

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Vienna, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our first time in Portland. A great city and a great hotel right in the middle of everything. If you like classic and classy, this is the place. They welcomed us late at night after a rough flight from the east coast with an upgrade to a suite. I sure appreciated the grand piano and gas fireplace in our room!... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We booked this hotel through the Portland tourist site and by paying in advance got a very reasonable rate for an historic hotel conveniently located near the centre of Portland. The rooms were fine and the lobby area is very impressive. Apparently all the US Presidents since Truman have stayed here.

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La Jolla, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Benson is very well situated if you plan on visiting Powell's Book City (and why wouldn't you?) and the Pearl District. It is a convenient few blocks from the light rail at Pioneer Square. I traveled there from the airport for $2.25. It takes about 40 minutes (same as the shuttle). The hotel is historic, genteel and has a... More

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Irving, Texas
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great location just off Burnside and Broadway for dining and entertainment options. The hotel lobby has rich wood and warm, inviting atmosphere. The rooms are spacious and comfortable for a classic hotel.

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Seattle, WA
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I stayed at The Benson after 4 days on a bicycle. The lobby was beautiful and classy, check in was friendly and quick. My room was quiet, well appointed and a very good value. I changed and hit the lounge for a cocktail. The bar tender was professional and his in house "specials" were AMAZING! I had some sort of... More

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Perugia, Italy
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a sumptuous night in a jr. suite at the Benson Hotel. The hotel is a masterpiece of a grand hotel that has been painstakingly cared fro since it opened in 1913. The ambiance is outstanding and the lobby truly amazing but the staff was more than exceptional! I will return there for sure!

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San Francisco, California
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful and very convenient location. Walkable to most location and many good restaurants around. I would definitely come back. They also have free wine tasting happy hour at 4 each day, don't miss it!

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Ambler, Pennsylvania
20 reviews 20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Benson offered a good rate for a downtown hotel in Portland. The location is good for sightseers. On-sight eating facilities are small and limited, although there are restaurants within walking distance. The rooms were clean and comfortable, even if a bit dated. The only problem was one morning, when only one of three elevators was working and seemingly everyone... More

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Address: 309 Southwest Broadway, Portland, OR 97205
Location: United States > Oregon > Portland > Downtown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Benson Hotel 4*
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#12 Luxury Hotel in Portland #16 Family Hotel in Portland #19 Business Hotel in Portland #21 Romantic Hotel in Portland
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