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Tampa
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent location and the hotel has a totally unique feel to it with a great deal of character. I was especially enamored with my room - the size, layout and furnishings were all pleasing, and the cozy fireplace was a great finishing touch.

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Seattle
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My spouse and I enjoy this hotel for its beautiful design, great rooms, excellent staff and great location. We've stayed now three times in the last year, traveling by train from Seattle. The staff was most helpful in locating a nearby Italian restaurant when the one we love most is temporarily closed.

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Redlands, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It has been a couple years since I stayed at the hotel. It was the governor in the past. Since then the hotel has definitely get into a higher class of hotel. Love the location, love the hotel, great rooms. I love the room at the end of the hall. I definitely would recommend them to friends and family, and...

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Tessa P, Manager at Sentinel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your sweet review. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit to Portland.

North Hollywood
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I'm a fan of old buildings, and the Sentinel has expertly updated their premises while still retaining its sense of history. The rooms have everything you need: free wifi, tons of outlets to plug in your devices, a great staff, *real* coffee makers (not those single cup jobs!), electric tea kettles, fridges, a complimentary bathrobe, real hair dryers... It's these...

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Tessa P, Manager at Sentinel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We certainly hope to see you again the next time you are in town.

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Super hotel. I researched all the top hotels in downtown Portland and picked The Sentinel. Told Zoe at the front desk it was a special bday weekend. She took great care of us and we had a fantastic stay. Beautiful corner room with fireplace and great view. Highly recommend.

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Tessa P, Manager at Sentinel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. Zoe was thrilled to read your sweet comments and so was I! We hope to see you the next time you are in need of a celebration weekend.

Seattle
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A must see during the holiday months. I stayed here with my two year old daughter (and our dog!) during early December, and the tree in the lobby was simply gorgeous. Our stay at the Sentinel was one of the most comfortable trips I recent memory. I highly recommend it. Gracious and courteous staff and beautiful rooms.

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Tessa P, Manager at Sentinel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed our Christmas decor. It is such a magical time of year here at Sentinel and we are so glad we got to share it with you and your family.

Lafayette
Reviewed 1 week ago

Without a doubt, The Sentinel by Provenance in Portland is a full service luxury hotel. The staff will accommodate any request, ensuring your stay is nothing short of perfection. What was an overnight stop in Portland, will become an annual trip for shopping, great food, and a night of spectacular musical entertainment at legendary jazz club, Jimmy Mak's.

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Tessa P, Manager at Sentinel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It sounds like you really lived it up while you were visiting. We can't wait to see you next year... or maybe even sooner!

Murrieta
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very classy architecture flows throughout the hotel! The room at the end of the hall is such a smart and useful resource for guests! Service is stellar and hotel cleanliness is top notch. I will definitely seek this hotel for future stays!

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Tessa P, Manager at Sentinel, responded to this review

Thank you! I am so happy that you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Newport, Oregon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spend a rainy week-end here and it was great and very cozy. We had a spacious corner room with a gas fireplace. It was very comfy with 2 large chairs for sitting. Great bed. Nice large bathroom but old time tub shower. Towels very a bit on the small side. But we loved the hotel and its new decor in...

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Montgomery
Reviewed 1 week ago

We didnt know what to expect but were blown away. the location is great, the room was amazing. Overall, one of the best we've ever stayed at. The bar was beautiful with very friendly staff. We highly recommend.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about Sentinel

Address: 614 SW 11th Avenue, Portland, OR 97205-2624 (Formerly The Governor Hotel)
Location: United States > Oregon > Portland > Downtown
Price Range: $163 - $432 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Sentinel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Governor Hotel Portland Oregon
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Portland
#3 Romantic Hotel in Portland
#4 Business Hotel in Portland
#4 Luxury Hotel in Portland
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer

“ask for high floor, large room (they vary in size for same category), away from bar”
 of 5 bubbles 24negarc, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Go for a suite!”
 of 5 bubbles cshowalter, Oct 28, 2016 | Read review
“Corner rooms with fireplace are great”
 of 5 bubbles MathewDav, Oct 18, 2016 | Read review
“Get a corner suite, it's nice to have a fireplace when it's cold out.”
 of 5 bubbles J0el75, Oct 12, 2016 | Read review
“City Terrace Studio Suites are great. Watch out for rooms that look into airshaft (unless you want quiet and don't mind the lack of a view).”
  • Lounge on concierge floor (aka Room at the End of the Hall).
  • View from terrace.
  • View from terrace.
  • City Terrace Studio Suite - terrace.
  • City Terrace Studio Suite - terrace.
  • City Terrace Studio Suite - bathroom.
  • City Terrace Studio Suite - bedroom.
  • City Terrace Studio Suite - bedroom.
 of 5 bubbles AlexT156, Sep 30, 2016 | Read review
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