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“My favorite pdx local watering hole”

McMenamins Kennedy School
Ranked #1 of 215 Nightlife in Portland
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed August 21, 2013 via mobile

There is always something going on. I also have stayed overnight very cute chalkboards in the rooms. The theater is a great pdx experience and each bar is its own unique experience

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Reviewed July 27, 2013

We stayed downtown for the first part of our trip to Portland and after going to Mount Hood and the coast, we returned to Portland and decided to stay in the Northeast part of the city. The Kennedy school was a great choice. They have spent lots of time creating a place that is comfortable but also maintains the integrity of the original school building. We especially enjoyed the soaking pool. We stayed in one of the new rooms in the annex since that was the only availability, however next time we would try the main building, as the rooms are larger. Also this hotel is in a great neighborhood with wonderful restaurants nearby. Try the Grain and Gristle on Prescott.

Thank Carol L
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Reviewed February 11, 2013

The restaurant has really good food, but it's kinda spendy. You do get large portions though, so that makes up for it. The Fish and Chips has some of the biggest pieces of fried fish I've ever seen. There's also a movie theater that uses old-style couches for seating (very comfy) and there's a big heated sitting pool outside. The movies and pool are free for anyone that rents one of the hotel rooms (which used to be class rooms and are themed after writers of children's books). The rooms are cool, but they don't have any TVs or coffee makers, so for the price that's kind of a let down.

1  Thank Katy M
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Reviewed January 29, 2013

I wish they would change the menu to include seasonal fresh ingredients--they are so predictable-salads, burgers, pasta yawn

Thank Shoy N
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Reviewed January 23, 2013

A great place for a special lunch or dinner. The theater is furnished with comfortable chairs and couches. There is a courtyard for outside dining when the weather permits. Lots of history here. Also has overnight accomodations.

Thank hendersonhill
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