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Sentinel

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Portland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed two nights in Portland at Sentinel. The valet / bell staff were friendly and helpful, as was the agent who checked us in. Our room was beautiful and roomy enough for a short stay. The linens and bath products were nice as well. We could have used more counter space in the bathroom (it had a pedestal sink),... More 

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Tessa P, Manager at Sentinel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay at Sentinel and that our team took such great care of you. I will be sure to pass along your comments to them. We look forward to seeing you the next time you are in Portland. Warmly, Tessa Peterson Hotel... More 

Portland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Sentinel delivered a refined/elegant experience without the snobby staff. Everyone was friendly and accommodating. The room was beautiful and I love the little things that give it character- dark walls, crown molding etc. The location was central for our family to meet with us and enjoy a drink in the Jackknife lounge. Overall, this is the place to stay!!

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Tessa P, Manager at Sentinel, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. I will be sure to pass along your comments to our team. I know they will be happy to hear how much you enjoyed your time here. We look forward to seeing you again. Warmly, Tessa Peterson Hotel Manager More 

london
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

There is no doubt about it The Sentinel is a lovely and very comfortable hotel with sweet people working in it but I have to admit there were far too many issues during the five days I stayed there. Granted they did what they could to rectify each and every one of them but to be honest nearly every issue... More 

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Tessa P, Manager at Sentinel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. As a hotel team that is always striving to be the best your feedback is very important to us. I am so sorry for the challenges you experienced during your visit. I am glad that we were able to resolve many of your concerns during your stay and we would... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

From the moment we arrived we enjoyed our time at this hotel. The staff were incredibly welcoming and helpful in particular the man at the front desk with red coloured hair (apologies for the poor description, I didn't get his name), who really made our time great. The hotel location is spot on, right next to one of the best... More 

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Tessa P, Manager at Sentinel, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you so much for your great review. I can't wait to share your comments with our team. I do want to share with you that we are still in the process of adding some additional equipment to our fitness center over the next few weeks. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Portland. Warmest... More 

Aurora
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In the heart of downtown Portland, The Sentinel is in an old Elks Club, with much character. Service is reasonably good, with that lackadaisical hipster vibe being prominent. The bar is a major scene, and Noisy, so if you're on the second floor, be prepared for restless sleep. Clean and well-maintained. Parking is expensive. The executive lounge on the 6th... More 

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Tessa P, Manager at Sentinel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your time at the Sentinel. I am sorry to hear that you were disturbed in the evening by the noise in our Lounge. We do try to keep the volume at a level that will not bother our hotel guests so I will be sure to pass... More 

Kirkland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful old hotel, carefully remodeled and comfortably decorated. Starbucks in the lobby, great lobby area bar, convenient to everything in downtown Portland. Rooms are spacious, clean, comfortable, and nice decorated. Bathrooms are nicely sized and appointed with excellent products. Highly recommend the location.

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Tessa P, Manager at Sentinel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am happy to hear you enjoyed your visit and our great neighborhood. We look forward to seeing you again the next time you are in Portland. Warmest Regards, Tessa Peterson Hotel Manager More 

Long Beach
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is a gem in the heart of downtown Portland. The building is historic but not outdated it is quite nicely updated and the rooms are quite nice. Tip: Ask for 2 beds in the room the room is much larger. The staff is 5 star all the way exceptionally polite and friendly. I HIGHLY recommend this hotel you... More 

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Tessa P, Manager at Sentinel, responded to this review

Thank you! I can't wait to pass along your comment to our team. We will see you the next time you are in the City of Roses. Warmly, Tessa Peterson Hotel Manager More 

Rangeley, Maine
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a wonderful room on the sixth floor with great city views and beyond. Service was over the top attentive. My wife had stayed there previously and needed a blender for her breakfast. Waiting in our room this time was a brand new one!

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Tessa P, Manager at Sentinel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Our team is the best and I am so happy to hear that they remembered you would need a blender during your visit. I will be sure to pass along your comments to them. Warm Regards, Tessa Peterson Hotel Manager More 

New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I booked The Sentinel on Hotel Tonight, and we loved it! Our room was really cute and clean (the bathtub was sparkling), the hotel staff was nice and offered great suggestions. Good location with fun activities in walking distance. The restaurant/bar turns into a club with velvet rope at night which was a little off-putting but the front desk agent... More 

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Tessa P, Manager at Sentinel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at Sentinel. I am happy to hear you enjoyed the room and your interactions with our Front Desk team. We do hope you will stay with us again the next time you are in Portland. Warmly, Tessa Peterson Hotel Manager More 

Boston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I loved my room, and the service was perfect. The 6th floor is amazing! Skylights and a huge bathroom made this a super comfortable room. I am definitely staying here again in a couple months. The building has a very cool history as well.

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Tessa P, Manager at Sentinel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We can't wait to see you again! Warmly, Tessa Peterson Hotel Manager More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Service

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: $236 - $531 (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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