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    McMenamins Kennedy School

    5736 NE 33rd Ave, Portland, OR 97211-7302
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    • Excellent53%
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    Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

    We were looking for a nice meal during our stay in Portland near the airport. There were few options without a lot of driving in horrific traffic. The gentleman at our hotel indicated this restaurant has pretty good food in an interesting setting. Our visit...More

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    Response from M J, Manager at McMenamins Kennedy SchoolResponded May 27, 2017

    We are sorry you didn't enjoy your visit to the Kennedy School. We are reviewing your comments with our team in an effort to improve future experience. We wish you the very best. Sincerely, Mel Jensen Principal

    Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

    Some positives: Between all of our party celebrating my brothers 50th birthday we had about 10 rooms...20ish people for 2-3 nights. It was a convenient venue for what we needed. We had many choices of points to congregate between all the bars and the restaurant....More

    Thank suzismini
    Response from M J, Manager at McMenamins Kennedy SchoolResponded May 27, 2017

    We are very sorry to hear that this was your experience. We are using your feedback as a training tool with our staff and assure you we take your comments very seriously. We are addressing the Wi-Fi concerns you have brought up and added more...More

    Reviewed May 22, 2017

    We heard about this property from family in the area and couldn't wait to come. We had adjoining rooms which were former classrooms! Our room had 3 chalkboards and a coat room! This complex had a cool soaking pool, restaurant and many hallways to explore...More

    Thank kathybruceToledo
    Response from M J, Manager at McMenamins Kennedy SchoolResponded May 27, 2017

    We are thrilled that you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon! Cheers, Mel Jensen Principal

    Reviewed May 22, 2017

    We stayed 4 days (3 nights) in a standard queen room. We first stayed in this hotel 12 years ago as our first trip together as a couple, and decided a trip back for our anniversary was in order. Although we enjoyed our stay.. the...More

    Thank MaJaPe
    Response from M J, Manager at McMenamins Kennedy SchoolResponded May 27, 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to send a review. We are very sorry to hear that you didn't have a great overnight experience. We would love to follow up with you regarding the uncomfortable bed, if you would please contact myself or our hotel...More

    Reviewed May 21, 2017

    The good: the Kennedy School is in a good location with lots to do either within walking distance or via a short car ride. The soaking pool was fantastic. Food in the courtyard restaurant was good and reasonably priced. Parking was sufficient. Pretty, and definitely...More

    Thank trey915
    Response from M J, Manager at McMenamins Kennedy SchoolResponded May 27, 2017

    We are very sorry to hear that this was your experience. Slow, apathetic service is inconsistent with our expectations and we are embarrassed that this was your experience. We are reviewing your comments with our staff. Regarding the Wi-Fi, the managers you spoke to about...More

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    April 21, 2017|
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    Response from Jeff B | Reviewed this property |
    Yes to both
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    Response from Gary W | Reviewed this property |
    As near as I know, yes. This is not a youth hostel, it's a moderately expensive hotel.
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    Response from Kurt S | Reviewed this property |
    Yes there are several bars, one of which is a sports pub type place with a TV
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