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McMenamins Kennedy School

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5736 NE 33rd Ave, Portland, OR 97211-7302 See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
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3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed today

It is hard to pick a favorite McMenamin's property, but this one ranks pretty highly with me. A converted elementary school seeing a second life as a funky hotel/spa/movie theater, pub/brewery/collection of restaurants. The guest rooms are classrooms and super cool with that theme. The...More

Thank Chris_Hobbit
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We couldn't wait to spend the night and explore this old school turned hotel. It didn't disappoint. We wandered the halls soaking up the history and imagining children running through the hallways. The multiple staff we encountered and asked about this room or that space...More

Thank FWTraveler04
Response from ChrisP8123, Manager at McMenamins Kennedy SchoolResponded 3 weeks ago

Greetings FWTraveler04, Thank you so much for the kind assessment! We are so happy that we can continue to provide solid service and a quality product that is also entertaining! The majority of our staff is versed in the history of The Kennedy School. However,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a school room which was big, probably the biggest on our trip so far. Has room service and you get free entry to the pool and theatre. Lots of bars in special little rooms. Had dinner on night of arrival. Good basic food. I...More

Thank WanakaWitch
Response from Lauren B, Manager at McMenamins Kennedy SchoolResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are always happy to hear that our guests enjoyed their time with us. We hope you'll come back to Portland and stay with us again.

Reviewed October 10, 2018

A real find to have a hotel with so much character close to the airport. We loved our stay at the hotel last week. Dinner at the Courtyard Restaurant was excellent. Then enjoyed 4 of the bars afterward. Room was large and comfortable. Enjoyed writing...More

Thank Todd S
Response from Lauren B, Manager at McMenamins Kennedy SchoolResponded October 11, 2018

Thank you for your review. We do appreciate the feedback, and are glad to hear you did have an enjoyable stay up until the breakfast. We will be following up with staff in the Courtyard restaurant to hopefully make breakfast a bit more enjoyable for...More

Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

I love staying at places with character. We do the passport so it was fun collecting the stamps . Having a chalk board in the room was a lot of fun. Only slight issue was the vent for the room blew cold air all night...More

Thank Swimmy128
Response from Lauren B, Manager at McMenamins Kennedy SchoolResponded October 10, 2018

Thank you for your review. We appreciate the feedback about the air vent in your room. If you choose to stay with us again you might like one of the rooms in our English wing, which all have their own heating/cooling unit that you can...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Pool
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Wheelchair access
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Meeting Rooms
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Details
Price range
$154 - $223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#20 Family Hotel in Portland
#27 Romantic Hotel in Portland
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$154 - $223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#20 Family Hotel in Portland
#27 Romantic Hotel in Portland
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Tamra H
December 2, 2017|
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Response from Roadtripist | Reviewed this property |
No fireplaces here. Keep in mind that this used to be an elementary school.
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JuliainRandolph
September 27, 2017|
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Response from ksreserve | Property representative |
Good Evening Julianne, We do not have a fitness center on property however there is a gym located on Alberta which is about a 5 minute walk from our location. They have a variety of classes and offer day passes as well. The... More
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ampwachtel
April 21, 2017|
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Response from ksreserve | Property representative |
Hello, We do have showers in all of our hotel rooms on property! We also have complimentary Wi-Fi as well! ~Rhiannan Kennedy School Front Desk
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Room Tips
"cigar bar, soaking pool, billiards, Ruby's Spa, great beer"
Chris_Hobbit
yesterday
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"There is no elevator in the English block, so ask for a room on the ground floor if stairs are an issue."
LJaneUK
Oct 8, 2018
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"It was more than mid-range pricing but not "luxury"."
768ginap
Sep 16, 2018
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"Choose a room in the original school, if you want the total school experience."
bzee
Aug 28, 2018
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