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614 SW 11th Avenue, Portland, OR 97205-2624
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 20-07-15 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20-07-15 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#16 of 164 hotels in Portland
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Sentinel is an excellent choice for travelers visiting Portland, offering a boutique environment alongside many helpful amenities designed to enhance your stay. Rooms at Sentinel provide a flat screen TV and air conditioning, and guests can stay connected with free wifi. In addition, while staying at Sentinel guests have access to a 24 hour front desk, room service, and a concierge. You can also enjoy a fitness center and breakfast. Need a place to park? There is paid private parking available nearby. Given the close proximity of popular landmarks, such as Pioneer Courthouse Square (0.2 mi) and Portland Center Stage at The Armory (0.2 mi), guests of Sentinel Portland can easily experience some of Portland's most well known attractions. Travelers looking to enjoy some schnitzel can head to Higgins Restaurant and Bar, Tasty n Alder, or Swiss Hibiscus. Otherwise, you may want to check out an Indian restaurant such as Bollywood Theater, East India Co., or Maruti Indian Restaurant. If you’re looking for things to do, you can check out Pearl District (0.4 mi), International Rose Test Garden (1.1 mi), or Portland Japanese Garden (1.2 mi), which are popular attractions amongst tourists, and they are all within walking distance. Enjoy your stay in Portland!
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Property amenities
Paid private parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycles available
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Car hire
Business Centre with Internet Access
Parking
Wifi
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Doorperson
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Shoeshine
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Allergy-free room
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Iron
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Non-smoking rooms
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Family rooms
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Classic
Historic Hotel
Languages Spoken
English
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Angela C wrote a review Jan. 21
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I had an excellent time at the Sentinel. The staff provide the highest quality of customer service and the amenities are top tier. I would choose this hotel every time it was available. Restaurant and bar has delicious variety and the rooms are beautiful.
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Travelled on business
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MacLarin Jones wrote a review Jan. 16
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We visited during post Covid, rebuilding times, so I have to give them a certain amount of grace. I saw the perk of “beer upon arrival” and was stoked to get that when we arrived! Rachel happily accommodated us when I mentioned it at check in. Our room didn’t seem like the preparation checklist was thoroughly checked off (fridge key and coffee missing) and the hotel was having hot water problems. When I told the staff about our experience they kindly discounted our rate and that made it well worth it!
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Suzy M wrote a review Jan. 9
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With all the places to stay in Portland, do not choose to spend your time or money here. Rooms are small, bathrooms old, not a good location and the absolute worst management and service I have ever experienced at a hotel. We arrived very late around midnight and were looking forward to sleeping in - we were awoken by a fire alarm at 5am throughout the entire hotel - everyone had to evacuate. All of us standing outside, cold and wondering what was wrong. Turns out, a leak caused the issue so there was no fire, but it still took them another 2 hours to stop the alarm from going off so we could get back to sleep. Not even the worst of it - as an apology, the manager offered us an upgrade at NO charge - so he said. Lies. I asked for my receipt when we checked out, they gave me a bill at least $1100 over the amount it should be and mentioned the upgrade - they also charged us for two nights of parking which we did not do. I asked why the charges, and the front desk attendant updated the bill and handed it to me - I was satisfied they held their word. Lied again. My card was charged the over $1100 anyhow. I called after getting home to speak with the manager - they said he’d call me back. Never did. I called again days later, said he’d call back, never did. 3rd time to call and I reach him - he was so incredibly rude, I mentioned the issues very politely and that I had a copy of my receipt. He said take it up with your credit card company and they can take us to court. Never again will I accept a hotel manager’s word and I can hopefully persuade all of you to not book this hotel. I’m not one to write negative reviews or really any reviews, but needed to warn others of their deceit and lies. I repeat, do not book this hotel!!!
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Derek S wrote a review Dec. 2021
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The staff were very helpful and friendly. This property is historic, beautiful, and tastefully decorated and the 5th floor corner room was especially nice. The bed was like sleeping on a cloud! All the extras were exquisitely staged for the most relaxing evening. Thank you!
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Zachary G wrote a review Dec. 2021
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I have traveled for work for years and, as such, found it beneficial to align to the big hotel chains so I could maximize my rewards. Now that work travel is no longer a thing I'm finally branching out and exploring boutique hotels. And what a wonderful find this was! Gorgeous rooms that were beautifully appointed, gracious staff, and an absolutely ideal location. Spent three nights this time, hoping to return again soon for a longer stay.
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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PRICE RANGE
US$189 - US$341 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
governor hotel portland oregon
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
The Governor Hotel
LOCATION
United StatesOregonPortlandDowntown
NUMBER OF ROOMS
100
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sentinel
Which popular attractions are close to Sentinel?
Nearby attractions include Powell's City of Books (0.3 km), Portland Center Stage at The Armory (0.4 km), and Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Sentinel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Sentinel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Sentinel?
Yes, paid private parking nearby is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Sentinel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Mucca Osteria, Cheryl's on12th, and Southpark Seafood.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Sentinel?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre during their stay.
Is Sentinel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.5 km away from the centre of Portland.
Are any cleaning services offered at Sentinel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Sentinel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Sentinel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Sentinel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Portland Center Stage at The Armory (0.4 km), Old Church (0.7 km), and Japanese American Historical Plaza (1.0 km).