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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.
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
Response from ChrisP8123, Manager at McMenamins Kennedy SchoolResponded 3 weeks ago
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
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
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.
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
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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
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
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
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
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 gym is called Peak Performance and is located at 2640 NE Alberta Street, Portland, OR. Please let us know if you have any further questions. Thank you and Have a wonderful day!
~McMenamins Kennedy School