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The Benson, a Coast Hotel

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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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We stayed at the Benson for 3 days in mid-May. Our room was great (comfy bed and very spacious). The location was excellent - we caught the train ($2.50 per ticket) from the airport to downtown and then just had to walk a couple of...More

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Reviewed December 25, 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

Room was clean and well maintained. Valet were very nice, told me parking included in my stay. When checking out was informed 40.00 per day valet fee. Not happy, was not informed while checking in. 1st night barking dog for approx 1 hr. Dogs everywhere...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Wonderful hotel with a lot of charm and history. The on-site restaurants were excellent both in service and food quality. The rooms were very clean, updated and very comfortable. The bed was very comfortable and i had a great night's sleep!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 Five-Star Rating and 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...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

We stayed there for business 20-21 May 2018. This hotel is a classic restoration with a magnificent lobby, fixtures, and a sense of history. Like many big city downtown areas parking is impossible. You can get valet parking but the overnight parking charge is $40...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. Guest feedback is critical to our on-going improvement towards the best guest satisfaction. We welcome any comments that might allow us to earn a 5-Star Rating. We would appreciate the opportunity to continue the conversation off-line to learn more about...More

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US$186 - US$378 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#8 Luxury Hotel in Portland
#8 Business Hotel in Portland
#13 Romantic Hotel in Portland
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US$186 - US$378 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#8 Luxury Hotel in Portland
#8 Business Hotel in Portland
#13 Romantic Hotel in Portland
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BeachLuvnMom
April 12, 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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April 5, 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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March 1, 2018|
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Response from Hun K | Reviewed this property |
I don’t believe so
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