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The Benson, a Coast Hotel

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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Reviewed yesterday

Staff and service were excellent. Hotel was clean and newly remodeled. Unfortunately, our room/floor had remodeled in IKEA-like style and quality. Eliminating the gorgeous turn of the century aesthetic of the building. The main floor still had it's historic beauty but the remodel choices elsewhere...More

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Reviewed December 25, 2017

The Benson has retained its old world charm but modernized the rooms. We love staying in historic hotels and this one is one of the best in Portland. Located in downtown, close to entertainment, good restaurants, and accessible by MAX and trolley. They are very...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful historic hotel in the middle of restaurants, bars, Powell's Books and other attractions. It is easy to walk many places. The front desk, doormen, concierge, maids--everyone was very nice! Coffee is offered in the morning in the main lounge and wine tasting in the...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I really enjoyed the staff and how attentive they were. Unfortunately I tripped as I was walking into the hotel and injured my leg. They were very helpful and wheeled me up to my room in their house wheelchair. The pain was too intense and...More

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Response from Luiza H, Guest Relations Manager at The Benson, a Coast HotelResponded yesterday

Thanks for contributing your review. We pride ourselves on the friendly and accommodating nature of our staff and we are pleased to hear that is just what you experienced. It's reassuring to know our staff members were able to offer assistance as needed. We are...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

I stayed for four nights with a friend just for a getaway. The lobby is old and made of a Russian wood that is beautiful along with all the metal work and antique items. This extends into the bar and the stairwell and mezzanine. Its...More

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Response from Luiza H, Guest Relations Manager at The Benson, a Coast HotelResponded yesterday

We appreciate your review of The Benson Hotel. It’s a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed The Benson’s historic allure and friendly staff during your time spent with us. Thanks again for choosing The Benson Hotel and we hope to see you again soon.

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$178 - $344 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#7 Luxury Hotel in Portland
#8 Business Hotel in Portland
#13 Romantic Hotel in Portland
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$178 - $344 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#7 Luxury Hotel in Portland
#8 Business Hotel in Portland
#13 Romantic Hotel in Portland
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BeachLuvnMom
April 12, 2018|
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Response from Lisa G | Reviewed this property |
Reed College is out in the suburbs. There is a lovely park across the street with the Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden. You will certainly need some sort of transportation (Uber, rental car, public transit) to get there.
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terri822014
April 5, 2018|
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Response from Luiza H | Property representative |
Good Morning, The Benson Hotel does not presently charge an "amenity fee". Thank you for the question! The Benson Hotel
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March 1, 2018|
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Response from Hun K | Reviewed this property |
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