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The Benson, a Coast Hotel

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Reviewed yesterday

We stayed here a 2nd time, and overall the experience was great. Concierge was very kind and accommodating as well as housekeeping. Overall great time. As usual, location was ideal for walking around.

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Reviewed 25 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

Stayed here the first time during a visit to see our family. I liked that the location was downtown within walking distance to a number of coffee places and stores. The lobby of the hotel is quite gorgeous and you see many pictures of it...More

Thank KaneoheBoy
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is just stunning. The lobby feels though you have stepped back in time to when the building first opened, while the rooms are modern with a vintage feel. They are clean, comfortable and have your basic amenities. The hotel is close to a...More

Thank Big_sexy97
Reviewed 4 days ago

Overall our stay at the Benson Hotel was very pleasant. The room was clean and ready at the time of check in. The location was excellent for exploring downtown Portland and allowed easy access to shopping and dining venues. My only critique would be the...More

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Response from Luiza H, Guest Relations Manager at The Benson, a Coast HotelResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review! We appreciate your feedback. It’s a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed the Benson’s convenient location and the property's attention to detail during your time spent with us. We look forward to your return visit to The Benson Hotel.

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US$186 - US$379 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#7 Luxury Hotel in Portland
#8 Business Hotel in Portland
#13 Romantic Hotel in Portland
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#7 Luxury Hotel in Portland
#8 Business Hotel in Portland
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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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5 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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1 March 2018|
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