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McMenamins Kennedy School

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Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hubby and I were visiting Oregon for 6 nights, and our very last night was spent in Portland at the Kennedy School. I am so thrilled that we were able to spend our last evening there. We had done quite a bit of hiking and exploring on the Oregon Coast and also in the Columbia River Gorge over our 6... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Yes the room had a blackboard which was charming, but the accommodations themselves were surprisingly basic. The room had had no fridge, no coffee maker, no climate control, no TV, no bath, no telephone shower, and very poor lighting in the bathroom. For the price paid I expected more in terms of room comfort and amenities.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a wonderfully fun place to stay. Fun to wander around and see the brewery and take a soak in the pool. The atmosphere is just great, the staff were all super. Nice and quiet at night. We saw a movie our first night (the popcorn was not so fabulous, lol), the theatre is comfy and they also serve... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

So Portland is quirky. We like it that way. Why not put up your visiting family/friends here to further cement that image? The property is interesting, well maintained and the rooms are clean, comfortable, sizable and the beds quite nice. In contrast to most hotels where you simply hang your hat for the night, exploring the nooks and cranny's of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent a lovely morning sitting in the sunshine in the warm soaking pool. It's a small pool about 1.2m deep so it's not for swimming, but just relaxing and enjoying the lush tropical plants in this area. The Kennedy School is a lovely building and very interesting to look around - next time we'll definitely be staying for food... More 

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Kent, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been to a few of the brothers restaurants in Oregon and Washington with only one, a new one in Bothell that we did not have the best experience. Kennedy School, now this is what we were expecting! We love the Cajun Tots........ So we had to have them here! I ordered the Dagwood sandwich......it should come with a... More 

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Thank 1968ChevyDude
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is probably the coolest hotel I've stayed in. It was so fun exploring the different rooms! Usually we don't spend much time at the hotel but in this case we had to force ourselves to leave to go explore the area.

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Glassboro, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For those who have had a positive school experience, this hotel is for you! We stayed in a room dedicated to a former teacher - the room had a blackboard and our closet was the length of our room (I remember classroom closets like this as a child). The hallways have interesting history and artwork about the school. Loved the... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for a night on a pass through to Seattle. Great building and they've really done a fab job decorating to keep the school feel of the building. Staff were all very nice and provided some good suggestions for a night in Portland. Would certainly stay again!

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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were originally intending to stay at the Kennedy School but opted for somewhere more central. What a mistake! We visited for brunch and a look around whilst in Alberta and it was awesome. Excellent service and delicious food at reasonable prices. They were very accommodating when we sat out front and the building itself is so unusual and interesting... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
McMenamins Kennedy School
McMenamins Kennedy School
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room

Additional Information about McMenamins Kennedy School

Address: 5736 NE 33rd Ave, Portland, OR 97211-7302
Location: United States > Oregon > Portland
Price Range: $154 - $236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — McMenamins Kennedy School 3.5*
Number of rooms: 57
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#27 Romantic Hotel in Portland
#29 Family Hotel in Portland
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