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|Distance to city centre||0.2 km|
|Distance to airport||10.0 km|
|"Beautiful ambiance in lobby area."||(in 33 reviews)|
|"Amazing bed, beautiful hotel, helpful staff"||(in 60 reviews)|
|"Extremely friendly, welcoming and helpful staff."||(in 89 reviews)|
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|bathroom was small||in 54 reviews|
|beautiful lobby||in 97 reviews|
|classic elegance||in 2 reviews|
|comfortable bed||in 90 reviews|
|compensated inconvenience||in 2 reviews|
|desk staff||in 137 reviews|
|downtown portland||in 40 reviews|
|friendly staff||in 186 reviews|
|full-length mirror||in 4 reviews|
|great location||in 179 reviews|
|old world charm||in 27 reviews|
|older hotel||in 166 reviews|
|palm court||in 4 reviews|
|pearl district||in 5 reviews|
|upgraded room||in 139 reviews|
|valet parking||in 50 reviews|
|walking distance||in 13 reviews|
|wine tasting||in 32 reviews|
The soaking tub was lovely!
Enjoyed the old school, old world decore. Staff at check-in, concierge, bar and dining room were very helpful, courteous, responsive. Got a good workout in the exercise room.
Downtown Portland has its challenges with homeless, but the Benson is centrally located on the old town side, with easy access to public transportation. Parking is expensive, so turned in my rental car and used the light rail to get around and save money.
Beautiful building, very comfortable bed and excellent bathroom. The Palm Court was great for breakfast and a drink in the evening.
It would have been nice to have a couple of armchairs in the room, there was only one and it was not very comfortable.
The lovely suite and excellent bed! The beauty of the building, the concierge Cord and all the other staff
Bathroom ridiculously small, not enough closet space
Upon check in the front desk attendant told me the floor I would be staying on was haunted. I asked to be moved to an un-haunted floor, was given a lesser room than booked. And I found "hotel shuttle" does not mean the service is free, nor available 24/7.
The Benson, a Coast Hotel is centrally located in Portland, a 4-minute walk from Powell's City of Books and 6 minutes by foot from Pioneer Courthouse Square. Featured amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Planning an event in Portland? This hotel has facilities measuring 18000 square feet (1672 square meters), including conference space. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours).
based on 2,709 reviews
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- Friendly atmosphere
- Nice building
- Friendly service
- Pleasant entrance area
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Most popular landmarks
- Powell's City of Books 256 m
- Chinatown 0.5 km
- Lan Su Chinese Garden 0.6 km
- Portland Saturday Market 0.7 km
- Oregon Maritime Museum 0.7 km
- Portland Art Museum 0.7 km
|Portland - Union Station||0.8 km|
|Vancouver, Washington, United States||11.9 km|