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Benson Hotel

4.0 of 5 309 Southwest Broadway, Portland, OR 97205
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    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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Bend, Oregon
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've stayed at several hotels in the Portland area, and The Benson wins hands down. Friendly staff, excellent rooms, and great location. I think I've found the hotel I'll be staying at whenever I'm in Portland!!

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Brisbane
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed for 3 nights. King size premium room was delightful. Very comfy bed, modern facilities, free wifi. Great location- right in centre of foodie places Tasty and Alder was great brunch spot, great coffee at Case Study, Public Domain, Stumptown Roasters, great martini cocktails at Vault Martini, micro breweries abound and bonus of no state tax!

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Denver, Colorado
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

From the front door to the room, this place is a must stay. It will be my place to rest in this city going forward. I was checked in and enjoying a great glass of Pinot from Oregon of course in just a few minutes. Great work.

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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The hotel has a very historic feel to it and has the accommodations that any traveling couple would be looking for. Located at a key location for public transportation the hotel also adds great service from its staff to compliment an awesome stay at the hotel. Absolutely no issues with this hotel. Hotel staff: A+ Hotel: A (no bathroom fan)... More 

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

It’s great to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel. It’s wonderful that you appreciated the great service from the staff and the historic feel of the hotel. More 

Hood River
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well,the kind of pkace you always want to stay - The noise level is very high due the city that surrounds the hotel, this hotel in business since 1912, every modern president has stayed here, so,the hotel of Portland if not Oregon- The bar is very elegant and the hotel has had some rennovation recently. New elevators or service panels... More 

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

Thank you for honest feedback about our hotel. It is certainly appreciated and we are happy that our hotel is the kind of place you always want to stay. More 

Hood River, Oregon
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we had a wonderful and romantic evening here, the room was beautiful, the bed was so confortable (they had Temperpedic beds) the concierge help us plan and get where we needed to, great location,close to everything, the vale services and staff was also great.

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Athlone, Westmeath
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for a week and it was a great hotel. The staff were very good and the room was clean and tidy. I was at a conference and it had good food. My only complaint is the bar closed too early. It would have been nice to have stayed in the hotel and chat with colleagues rather than... More 

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

We are delighted that you enjoyed so much about your stay with us during the week that you were here! Thank you for the feedback about the bar and we hope that you’ll stay with us again. More 

Danville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed in almost every 4 & 5 star hotel in Portland and my favorite is The Benson. Gorgeous lobby and lounge, great helpful staff and very nicely appointed and comfortable rooms. Always my top pick. Beautiful OLD SCHOOL elegant.

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

We’re happy to hear that you found our hotel to be elegant, our staff helpful and our rooms comfortable. Thank you for the glowing review. More 

Seattle
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78 reviews 78 reviews
34 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for the weekend after New Year. This is a very beautiful, impressive boutique hotel with the amenities of a star newer hotel. From the moment we arrived which was late Friday night, we were entertained by the live music played at the bar. The interior decor or this hotel was amazing. The staff were courteous and helpful.... More 

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

It’s so great to hear that you had a wonderful stay with us the weekend after the New Year. We greatly appreciate that you took the time to write us such a high recommendation. More 

Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in the Benson for a few nights and didn't know what to expect. It was in a very central location which was much appreciated, especially since it was raining the night we arrived. We had no problem meeting friends downtown and getting to and from here was a snap. The cab drivers knew exactly where it was. We really... More 

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

Your positive comments are appreciated! We are very happy that we were able to provide you with a classically charming, centrally located place to stay in Portland. Thank you. More 

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  • Very comfortable(5)
  • Pearl district(5)
  • Friendly and helpful(4)
  • Valet parking(3)
  • Great location(3)
  • Flat screen TV(3)

Additional Information about Benson Hotel

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*
Number of rooms: 287
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#10 Luxury Hotel in Portland
#11 Business Hotel in Portland
#15 Family Hotel in Portland
#16 Romantic Hotel in Portland

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