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Benson Hotel

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Newberg, Oregon
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Benson is one of the "old line" hotels in Portland. From the beautiful lobby/bar area to the comfortable (though somewhat small) rooms, everything is first class. The staff is professional and courteous. The lounge staff goes out of their way to make everyone comfortable and they do a fine job in taking care of all patrons in a timely...

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Portland, Oregon
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If you aren't in the Christmas spirit you need to pay a visit to the Benson Hotel! Poinsettias and a gorgeous Christmas tree provide a beautiful setting in this lovely hotel built in 1912, This is the grande dame of hotels and is beautifully kept with the lovely woods from which it was built. Take a moment and enjoy the...

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Macungie, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I have stayed at the Benson twice in the past 4 months, and had very nice experience both the times. It has a grand entrance with a bar/restaurant where there is happy hour and live music almost every day. Rooms are clean and spacious and if you opt for the breakfast option, you get a breakfast pass that includes a...

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Golden, Colorado, USA
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This trip was for our anniversary. I've stayed here before on business, but it's been a while. It was the first stay here for my wife. This hotel in my opinion is the best in Portland for this style of hotel. Lots of history at this hotel. It's a great location close to all the downtown amenities like shopping, dining,...

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Pendleton, Oregon
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I'm grumpy sometimes. I'm one of those people. The ones that grumble about the "real" Portland and how it's not like it used to be. It's got to be annoying. And while there is a proliferation of hotels in downtown Portland now, some of the boutique ones are really cute. But you know what IS like it used to be?...

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Larkspur
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Completely delighted with The Benson. I'm a frequent business traveler and put up with a lot of stuff at even the "finest" hotels. The Benson was great. I literally cannot think of a thing that could have been improved with my stay.

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Astoria, Oregon
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Classy, very nice hotel, bar restaurant in lobby was very nice, wait staff was attentive and helpful. All around elegant hotel, only two things to mention, dog barking at 7am and room doors that slam shut are very loud, otherwise perfect. I would stay again.

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

My husband and I just spent the weekend at the Benson. Beautiful room....accommodating staff...and close to shopping. I didn't get around to counting the poinsettia's but there were hundred's. The entire lobby was beautifully decorated. Highly recommend!

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Watsonville
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great value, location and service. Restaurant was clean, affordable and great breakfast. Sleeping room was very comfortable with a chase lounge and ottoman, very comfortable bed and terrific bathroom. Loved the holiday vibe that the hotel presented, wish I could be there for the holidays, I'll be back though! If you don't go for the big box hotels and appreciate...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Would absolutely visit again. It's clean, modern, and staff are very helpful and accommodating. The historical interior has been beautifully highlighted while adding a touch of modern to it. Walking distance to a bunch of really good restaurants and some shopping areas. We had dinner and drinks at the hotel bar (the Palms) and the food and drinks were amazing....

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  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Classic Landmark Hotel located in heart of business & financial district. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Benson Hotel

Address: 309 Southwest Broadway, Portland, OR 97205-3794
Location: United States > Oregon > Portland > Downtown
Price Range: $149 - $295 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Benson Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 287
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#8 Business Hotel in Portland
#11 Luxury Hotel in Portland
#13 Romantic Hotel in Portland
#15 Family Hotel in Portland
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“Keep that keen service coming and I'll keep kickin down the tips!”
 of 5 bubbles Samdmand, 5 days ago | Read review
“Sink fauset needs to be longer to reach out into the bowel....too short”
 of 5 bubbles jasonbP7544GH, 1 week ago | Read review
“We had a wonderful corner spacious junior suite. It was well appointed, spotless and comfortable. Can't wait to return for another enjoyable and relaxing stay.”
 of 5 bubbles nfl2016, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Rooms on Broadway can be loud, but this is a busy area so it may not matter where you are.”
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“Our eastward facing view was great! ”
 of 5 bubbles martinezj300, 2 weeks ago | Read review
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