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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

I really enjoyed the staff and how attentive they were. Unfortunately I tripped as I was walking into the hotel and injured my leg. They were very helpful and wheeled me up to my room in their house wheelchair. The pain was too intense and...More

Thank mjfilms
Hotel's Favourite
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 4 days ago

I stayed for four nights with a friend just for a getaway. The lobby is old and made of a Russian wood that is beautiful along with all the metal work and antique items. This extends into the bar and the stairwell and mezzanine. Its...More

Thank bill555
Reviewed 6 days ago

Beautiful hotel, had a pleasant stay at the Benson. Corner Suite was big with a gorgeous view of portland. Staffs are friendly, and love the evening cocktails in the lobby bar. Walking around outside at night was a bit scary though. Overall excellent!!

Thank Soul_Traveler808
Response from Luiza H, Guest Relations Manager at The Benson, a Coast HotelResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your Five-Star Rating and Review! Your kind remarks about your experience at The Benson are greatly appreciated and will be shared with the team. We look forward to your return!

Reviewed 6 days ago

What a great Hotel in downtown Portland! The Benson Rocks!! We highly recommend this great place to anyone that is visiting Portland and its surroundings for the first time. Its a historical building built in 1912. Very classy, well kept with friendly staff and great...More

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Response from Luiza H, Guest Relations Manager at The Benson, a Coast HotelResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your Five-Star Review! We pride ourselves on the friendly and accommodating nature of our staff and we are pleased to hear that is just what you experienced. We are happy to hear that you were able to take advantage of the Hotel’s...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Business Centre with Internet Access
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US$ 178 - US$ 344 (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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US$ 178 - US$ 344 (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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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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terri822014
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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1 March 2018|
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Response from Hun K | Reviewed this property |
I don’t believe so
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"No views from room and no pool or hot-tub. Be prepared to entertain yourself outside of the hotel."
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