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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“movie theater”(109 reviews)
“soaking pool”(193 reviews)
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Reviewed 30 August 2015

Needs bath but otherwise really interesting and great stay. An unusual mix of the subtle creepy and a hipster vibe. The food was AMAZING. Drinks were really good. There were 5 of us and we all shared different plates and everything was yummy. The place...More

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Response from M J, Manager at McMenamins Kennedy SchoolResponded 8 September 2015

Thank you for your review. We are so thrilled that you enjoyed your visit, beverages and food. I will be sure to share your kind comments with our staff. We hope to see you again. Cheers, Mel Jensen Principal McMenamins Kennedy School

Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

Loved this place. Great energy abounds here. Our room was large with huge windows providing lots of natural light. Comfy king bed with good linens. Wish there were bath tubs, but everything else was so charming. Large number of bars and public spaces. Great use...More

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Response from M J, Manager at McMenamins Kennedy SchoolResponded 8 September 2015

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and appreciate your feedback about our staff's local wine knowledge. The Willamette Valley has such a wonderful wine industry, as well as our own McMenamins Winery,...More

Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

I have visited Portland with friends that live here several times and this has to be my favorite place we went to in the city! Do yourself a favor and go! Wonderful atmosphere and so many things to do. From watching a three dollar movie...More

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Response from M J, Manager at McMenamins Kennedy SchoolResponded 8 September 2015

We are glad you enjoyed your visit. We love Ruby too! Have a wonderful summer, we hope to see you again soon. Cheers! Mel Jensen Principal McMenamins Kennedy School

Reviewed 23 August 2015

I knew from reading the reviews here that McMenamins Kennedy School would be a different sort of hotel, and it is. Housed largely in a former Elementary school, it maintains the charm and history of the original structure. Rooms are named for former teachers, and...More

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Response from M J, Manager at McMenamins Kennedy SchoolResponded 8 September 2015

Thank you for writing such a thorough review! We are glad you enjoyed your morning coffee and tea. We look forward to seeing you again! Cheers, Mel Jensen Principal McMenamins Kennedy School

Reviewed 20 August 2015

Hotel was a 20's elementary school converted to a hotel/restaurant/bars/movie theater. Also had a brewpub. I would very much recommend a stay here, but this is not your normal place, so if you are looking for a 4 seasons, this is not it. But it...More

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Response from M J, Manager at McMenamins Kennedy SchoolResponded 8 September 2015

Thank you for writing a review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again! Cheers, Mel Jensen Principal McMenamins Kennedy School

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Tamra H
2 December 2017|
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Response from Roadtripist | Reviewed this property |
No fireplaces here. Keep in mind that this used to be an elementary school.
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JuliainRandolph
28 September 2017|
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Response from ksreserve | Property representative |
Good Evening Julianne, We do not have a fitness center on property however there is a gym located on Alberta which is about a 5 minute walk from our location. They have a variety of classes and offer day passes as well. The... More
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ampwachtel
22 April 2017|
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Hello, We do have showers in all of our hotel rooms on property! We also have complimentary Wi-Fi as well! ~Rhiannan Kennedy School Front Desk
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"Stay here if you value flash over substance. And bring your own blankets."
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"This room was used for an event. We didn't stay there, but many people do. free parking in their lot."
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