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Sentinel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   614 SW 11th Avenue, Portland, OR 97205 (Formerly The Governor Hotel) (Downtown)
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Ranked #4 of 132 hotels in Portland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Flagstaff, Arizona
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel, formerly the Governor, is, to us, a first class hotel. As a result, it is a bit pricey, but worth it. I has the charm of a turn-of-the century hotel and one can almost sense the life from past years. The folks at the desk were very friendly and helpful. Our room happened to be on the northeast... More

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Seattle, Washington
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67 reviews 67 reviews
20 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel has a rich history, and is in a great location. It has been renovated, and the lobby is much better and more accessbile. Rooms are perfectly lovely, with all the amenities. Teh only downside is a very, very loud bar scene in the area that used to be the reception desk--but it seems just to be a weekend... More

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Portland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I just moved out of the Sentinel Hotel after 3 AMAZING months-- once our home repairs were completed. And looking back.... we have nothing but great memories of our stay there. What a quality team of professionals from top to bottom. Front Office Manager Dave Fry sets the standard high and the whole team delivers, hour after... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I think they just renovated the hotel but I loved the decor. They have these awesome blown up black & white pics in the hallway of old stars. The rooms were super comfortable and pretty spacious. The customer service was great. It's also a great location. Didn't use the car at all when I was there. I had absolutely no... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel has been completely refurbished and gives a very trendy vibe. We had a suite on the sixth floor which was fairly large but quirkily shaped and laid out e.g. there was a large window from our seating area out to the common hallway, presumably to get light in from the glass roofed hallway. Fixtures and fittings are high... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a hotel in a grand, old building. Obviously it has been brought up to 21st century standards. Four of us stayed here for a long weekend. Three had doubles and one had a suite. The rooms are typical of a high end hotel with nothing particularly outstanding. The suite had an unusual and welcomed feature -- a large... More

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Priest River, Idaho
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here last week. The hotel was beautiful, with touches of both elegance and modern funky updates, for example a modern colorful picture in our room of John Lennon. Staff was friendly, fun and helpful. Great downtown location; an easy walk to the waterfront. Dinner at Jake's Grill was tasty and the service was excellent! Next time we have a... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We usually opt for renting apartments when traveling, but we were only in Portland for one night in July 2014 and we were pleased with our experience at the Sentinel. The historic building is wonderfully grand and the modern updates and furnishings are thoughtful, classy, and hip. The staff were pleasant and courteous, from valet to reception. We especially appreciated... More

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San Jose, California
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3 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for a trip to visit Portland and see some friends. The room was wonderful, clean and spacious. We had free parking and a $25 a night credit for food through a package we reserved. There is a starbucks connected to the hotel so it was easy to grab a quick coffee. The proximity to food carts and... More

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British Columbia
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Upon arrival, the lobby is gorgeous and the historic character of the building has been maintained. The front desk attendant welcomed us and explained all of the services and amenities available. She also offered us a map of the city and showed us the locations of some places we had in mind to visit. We were thrilled when we saw... More

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Address: 614 SW 11th Avenue, Portland, OR 97205 (Formerly The Governor Hotel)
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Location: United States > Oregon > Portland > Downtown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Sentinel 4*
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Governor Hotel Portland Oregon

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#3 Romantic Hotel in Portland #4 Luxury Hotel in Portland #4 Spa Hotel in Portland #10 Business Hotel in Portland #20 Family Hotel in Portland
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