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614 SW 11th Avenue, Portland, OR 97205-2624
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 07/15/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 07/15/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#5 of 160 hotels in Portland
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Sentinel is an excellent choice for travelers visiting Portland, offering a boutique environment alongside many helpful amenities designed to enhance your stay. Rooms at Sentinel provide a flat screen TV and air conditioning, and guests can stay connected with free wifi. In addition, while staying at Sentinel guests have access to a 24 hour front desk, room service, and a concierge. You can also enjoy a fitness center and breakfast. Need a place to park? There is paid private parking available nearby. Given the close proximity of popular landmarks, such as Pioneer Courthouse Square (0.2 mi) and Portland Center Stage at The Armory (0.2 mi), guests of Sentinel Portland can easily experience some of Portland's most well known attractions. Travelers looking to enjoy some schnitzel can head to Higgins Restaurant and Bar, Tasty n Alder, or Swiss Hibiscus. Otherwise, you may want to check out an Indian restaurant such as Bollywood Theater, East India Co., or Maruti Indian Restaurant. If you’re looking for things to do, you can check out Pearl District (0.4 mi), International Rose Test Garden (1.1 mi), or Portland Japanese Garden (1.2 mi), which are popular attractions amongst tourists, and they are all within walking distance. Enjoy your stay in Portland!
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Electric vehicle charging station
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycles available
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Car hire
Business Center with Internet Access
Paid private parking nearby
Wifi
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Shoeshine
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Allergy-free room
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VIP room facilities
Iron
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Non-smoking rooms
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Classic
Historic Hotel
Languages Spoken
English
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MomMorgan wrote a review May 9
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Have wanted to stay at this historic hotel in Portland for awhile. It is beautiful! Great staff at front desk. Dining at Jakes was a treat- excellent steakhouse and interesting decor. Drinks at the Jackknife were also very good! Very comfortable rooms; luxe linens and comfortable beds made for a great stay.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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Max Tackett wrote a review May 4
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My boyfriend and I just stayed here to celebrate his 21st birthday, and our stay couldn’t have been better! The hotel and staff were super accommodating and even helped me set up some birthday surprises in our room prior to our arrival. Nicky and Cam at the front desk were more than wonderful, and were available throughout the night to answer any of our questions. We highly recommend this hotel, and will be staying here again soon!
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Nan_Oshin wrote a review May 3
Seattle, Washington2 contributions
This is the 2nd time we have stayed at the Sentinel Hotel. It’s is as close to perfect as is possible - and one of our very favorite hotels in the US and world. The exceptional, very helpful and friendly staff, the gorgeous, luxurious and comfortable rooms, the amenities and location - all come together to create a wonderful experience. We will be returning to Portland specifically to have the chance to stay at this property again, as travel and dining restrictions continue to lift.
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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GoPlaces147123 wrote a review Apr 2021
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The Sentinel is an absolutely gorgeous hotel, and the service is amazing! My husband and I stayed for 5 nights and we loved it. From the moment we arrived, the staff took great care of us. Nicky in particular was especially helpful and friendly, offering plenty of recommendations for eating and places to go. Our room was spacious and so pretty, we loved staying there! The bar is great too! The restaurant attached is very good, especially the crab cakes and the Caesar salad. It's close to everything downtown, Washington Park and all the places you'll want to walk to. We plan on going back and staying at the Sentinel again. We've stayed in hotels all over the world and the Sentinel is now our favorite!
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Room Tip: We asked for an interior courtyard room because it was quieter.
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Response from Nicky McMillen, Guest Services / Front Office at Sentinel
Responded 1 week ago
Your favorite hotel ever?! We're blushing... Thank you so much, Nancy! It was such a pleasure to host you both, I am glad you were able to enjoy all the reasons we love this city and hotel so dearly. We are already looking forward to your return. Thank you again for your kind words and for choosing Sentinel. Until next time, Nicky and the Sentinel team
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Ray B wrote a review Apr 2021
Hudsonville, Michigan, United States23 contributions4 helpful votes
Great front desk staff, friendly, efficient and informative. Very clean hallways, elevator and room. Really impressed with the beautiful, historic property. Drinks at Jackknife were well made and dinner at Jake’s Grill was fantastic (both located within the hotel).
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Traveled on business
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Response from Nicky McMillen, Guest Services / Front Office at Sentinel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you so much, Ray. I will be sure to share your great compliments with everyone on the team. Please come back again soon! Best, Nicky
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PRICE RANGE
$189 - $341 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
governor hotel portland oregon
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
The Governor Hotel
LOCATION
United StatesOregonPortlandDowntown
NUMBER OF ROOMS
100
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sentinel
Which popular attractions are close to Sentinel?
Nearby attractions include Powell's City of Books (0.2 miles), Portland Center Stage at The Armory (0.2 miles), and Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Sentinel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Sentinel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Sentinel?
Yes, paid private parking nearby is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Sentinel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Mucca Osteria, Cheryl's on12th, and Jackrabbit.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Sentinel?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness center during their stay.
Is Sentinel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.3 miles away from the center of Portland.
Are any cleaning services offered at Sentinel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Sentinel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Sentinel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Sentinel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Portland Center Stage at The Armory (0.2 miles), Old Church (0.4 miles), and Japanese American Historical Plaza (0.7 miles).