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Benson Hotel

4.0 of 5 309 Southwest Broadway, Portland, OR 97205
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We booked this hotel for a "girls weekend getaway" and felt totally spoiled...which is exactly what we wanted. The hotel is classically gorgeous. Some of the room doors in the hallway are a bit dinged and could use some TLC but other than that, the staff went above and beyond to make us feel like honored guests. The beds...COMFY!!! Every... More

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is beautiful historic hotel right in the middle of downtown Portland. Hotel is wonderful, beds are comfortable and staff outstanding. Location is ideal, walk, lobby is stunning and relaxing. My "go to" hotel when staying in Portland

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I arrived here in November and I am so grateful I'm only spending one night here. This hotel offers so much promise and I suspect was once a luxurious destination in Portland. I arrived here at night with a young child having travelled all the way from Europe. We were exhausted. There was one lady at reception who spent the... More

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Alameda, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is beautiful historic hotel right in the middle of downtown Portland. Hotel is wonderful, beds are comfortable and staff outstanding. Location is ideal, walk, lobby is stunning and relaxing. My "go to" hotel when staying in Portland,

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I travel 100+ nights a year on business and would only stay at the Benson if there were no other options. Save yourself the money and stay elsewhere. The Benson is one of Portland's oldest and least renovated hotel experiences. Coast hotels have squeezed this property for every cent of profit they could. The property is need of top down... More

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Victoria, British Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here from November 7-11 and have nothing but praise for The Benson. Our experience began at check in...I inadvertently booked the wrong dates through a booking agency for the following week and Rochelle was so very accommodating while dealing with it. She assured me that she could find a room for us that evening and that I could... More

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Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a business trip, so the choices near my meeting location were limited to areas near Portland's City Center. I'm not a fan of box hotels, and when I spied this renovated historic building, and read the reviews online, I grabbed it. I can't say I spent a lot of time in the hotel, other than to sleep, but... More

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Duluth
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there two different nights in two different rooms. They were small. The first night we were next to the elevators. It was loud! The second night we asked to be further away. It was better, but I could still hear them.

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Rahway, New Jersey
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to stay in a beautiful historical hotel look no further. It is right downtown Portland close to mass transit good food and the waterfront. Rooms are a little small for the price but beautiful.

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Montclair, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First night there was a wasp in the bathroom, we called front desk and a guy came to kill it I guess but using my tour brochure that was left inside the bathroom! he ruined it! Next morning we stepped out before 8am to enjoy the day in Portland, came back at 2:50 pm to find the beds unmade and... 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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