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The Benson, a Coast Hotel

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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Old historic hotel. The rooms are spacious and updated. Great downtown location. We prefer a few more updated amenities and easy (preferably free) breakfast options which is why we graded down, but overall if you are looking for nice and convenient and get a pretty...More

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Reviewed 26 December 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 2 days ago via mobile

Perfectly located in lovely Portland. Our comfortable & newly decorated room was huge. This is a beautiful old hotel which is undergoing a facelift & looks great for it! Wish we could have stayed more than one night.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The room was recently renovated with fresh carpet, drapes, bedding and furniture. The staff were very nice and helpful. My only complaint is that there is no refrigerator or microwave. They will bring you one but charge $15 each per night. I just emptied out...More

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Response from Luiza H, Guest Relations Manager at The Benson, a Coast HotelResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your guest room! We have been in the process of completing a room-by-room remodel that provides a refreshed look and feel to each of our guest rooms. Included are the bathrooms, that...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

We were visiting friends, who recommended The Benson, and we are so glad they did. The location right in the center of town was phenomenal. We took the MAX line to/from the airport and it's a quick walk from the stops to the hotel. Staff...More

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Response from Luiza H, Guest Relations Manager at The Benson, a Coast HotelResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the Five-Star Rating and Review! We are happy to hear that you were able to take advantage of the Hotel’s convenient downtown location. We pride ourselves on the friendly and accommodating nature of our staff and we are pleased to hear...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Price range
US$191 - US$373 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#8 Business Hotel in Portland
#8 Luxury Hotel in Portland
#13 Romantic Hotel in Portland
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$191 - US$373 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#8 Business Hotel in Portland
#8 Luxury Hotel in Portland
#13 Romantic Hotel in Portland
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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BeachLuvnMom
13 April 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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6 April 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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2 March 2018|
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Response from Hun K | Reviewed this property |
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"I think all the rooms are good! It is a matter of preference!"
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"the king suite is worth it"
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"Higher floors have less street noise"
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