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McMenamins Kennedy School

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  • Excellent54%
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  • Average7%
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  • Terrible2%
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“movie theater”(108 reviews)
“boiler room”(70 reviews)
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Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

A group if 11 friends went to eat at The Courtyard. They said they would have a patio table open in about 35-40 minutes. After waiting for over an hour we went to inquire and they informed us they were out of propane for the...More

Thank Gillian M
Response from M J, Manager at McMenamins Kennedy SchoolResponded April 20, 2015

I am very sorry to hear about your recent experience at the Kennedy School. I am hoping you will be willing to contact me with the date and time of your visit so that I can follow up with our management and staff. In additon...More

Reviewed April 14, 2015

When we were looking for a place to stay in Portland, we were hoping to stay somewhere unique to the city. McMenamins Kennedy School was exactly that! I booked a room in the 'newish' English wing of the hotel for two with a king bed....More

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Response from M J, Manager at McMenamins Kennedy SchoolResponded April 20, 2015

Thank you! We really appreciate your detailed and fun review. Thank you for taking the time and adding so many helpful hints. We hope to see you on your next visit to Portland. Cheers! Mel Jensen Principal McMenamins Kennedy School

Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for a few days recently and really enjoyed it. It's nice being in a hotel that's kid-friendly without being bland and plastic. It's got a nice lively yet laid-back vibe about it. The Courtyard Restaurant has a good food menu and a...More

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Response from M J, Manager at McMenamins Kennedy SchoolResponded April 20, 2015

We are glad you enjoyed your families visit here. Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Cheers! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed April 9, 2015

With their quirky decor and fine efforts to renovate and restore old properties, McMenamin's are always worth a visit. We stay at the Kennedy School because it is close to my Son's Family and the price is right.

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Response from M J, Manager at McMenamins Kennedy SchoolResponded April 20, 2015

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you on your next trip to visit your son. Cheers!

Reviewed April 9, 2015

We are visiting McMenamins for a passport experience so we stayed here. We chose to stay in a converted classroom which was cool because it still had the chalkboards and coat closet. The layout of the room was a little weird and the walls are...More

Thank raingirl21
Response from M J, Manager at McMenamins Kennedy SchoolResponded April 20, 2015

We are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit and are enjoying your passport journey. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Cheers! Mel Jensen Principal McMenamins Kennedy School

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Free Parking
Restaurant
Pool
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Meeting Rooms
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
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Air Conditioning
Things to do
Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Heated pool
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$144 - $201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#20 Family Hotel in Portland
#27 Romantic Hotel in Portland
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$144 - $201 (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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"This room was used for an event. We didn't stay there, but many people do. free parking in their lot."
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"Have your conformation # ready to prove you’ve made a reservation."
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"Get the English Wing rooms. Each has its own theme."
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"There are NO TV's in the rooms. Not all rooms have private bathrooms!"
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