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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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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Portland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Helpful and friendly staff at reception. concierge, housekeeping, valet service. Staff at the bar friendly but a little unprofessional. Food at the Jake's was excellent and staff outstanding. Memorable.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at Sentinel ... No words to describe the experience. Amazing rooms, stunning staff, one of the best hotel I have been to ... and I have been to a lot ! No doubt in Portland, it is the Sentinel and nothing else !! We tried the Nines too and no doubt Sentinel is from far better I love... More

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Portland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The overnight stay was an anniversary gift from our children. It was great, from the hotel location we were able to enjoy DT Portland and Art in the Pearl! We were serenaded by a saxophone playing tap dancer....oh Portland!

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Stockertown
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were at the Sentinel for a big family event. The Library provided the perfect atmosphere. Food was excellent and the service unobtrusive. The location puts one close to the Pearl District. Jake's food and service are wonderful!

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chris b, General Manager at Sentinel, responded to this review

So pleased to know that your family event went so well. Please keep us in mind for future reunions, family gatherings, etc. We love sharing these experiences with our guests and providing them with personal touches that help to make these events even more meaningful. Thanks for the great review. Chris Bebo General Manager More

Oakland, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful public rooms and guest rooms furnished in period Portland style. There are artsy touches with huge photographs in the hallways and smaller vintage photos in the rooms. It is hard to imagine a better location in Portland -- easy walks to the Pearl District and the downtown shopping area. . Responsive and friendly staff. We would definitely stay here... More

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chris b, General Manager at Sentinel, responded to this review

Glad to hear you found our staff to be friendly and responsive. Our location is ideal. We appreciate you mentioning that. Please keep us in mind the next time you visit Portland. We look forward to becoming your hotel of choice when traveling to the Rose City. Regards, Chris Bebo General Manager More

Philadelphia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Loved everything about this hotel. Stylish, luxuriously quiet, great location on the edge of downtown, near Portland's famous lunch trucks at 10th and Alder. Great nights' sleep in the super comfortable beds. My son and I had a room in the east wing with 2 double beds with lots of space to spread out--large table with 2 wingback chairs, lots... More

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chris b, General Manager at Sentinel, responded to this review

So happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We appreciate your business and kind review. Wanted to mention that our valet parking charges are actually $36, not $39. Please check your folio and if a mistake was made, please alert us immediately so that we can correct it. Again, thanks for taking the time to provide such an amazing... More

Alabama
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Spent a couple nights here. Old hotel that has been renovated. Hotel itself is very pretty. That said the room was very average, smaller room, tiny bathroom, one morning no hot water. We saw a Westin and Marriott near by. Likely same experience at lower cost.

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chris b, General Manager at Sentinel, responded to this review

Very Average are not words often used to describe Sentinel. I am truly sorry if your experience wasn't up to standard. We offer competitive rates and a truly unique experience that you won't find at a branded hotel. I only wish we would have known about your feelings regarding the room sooner so that we could have fixed the issue... More

Salt Lake City
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Second time staying here. World-class facility. Rooms are great, location is awesome. Staff is very friendly, sincere and accommodating. New Jackknife bar in the lobby is very, very cool.. Will stay here again and again.

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chris b, General Manager at Sentinel, responded to this review

Great Hotel. Great People. Great Rooms. Great Review!! Thank you very much. Regards, Chris Bebo General Manager More

Vancouver
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great experience at the Sentinel. Rooms are slightly small but great décor, modern and well styled. Amazing friendly and helpful staff, special mention to Bethany for her thoughtfulness. Hotel is located in prime location.

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chris b, General Manager at Sentinel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to recognize our coworker, Bethanie. She and the rest of the team she helps to lead, work very hard at taking care of our guests. Your appreciation of their efforts is very meaningful and appreciated. Thanks again, Chris bebo General Manager More

Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great two-night stay at the end of a weeklong road-trip through Oregon. Prime downtown location. Decor is dignified without being stuffy. Staff is helpful and friendly. Overall, a great time and a great value.

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Great time, great value, great guests. Thanks for both your business as well as your thoughtful review. Both are appreciated. Glad to have been a part of your road trip memories. Regards, Chris Bebo General Manager 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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