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614 SW 11th Avenue, Portland, OR 97205-2624
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  • All linens sanitized 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 sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid 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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#13 of 159 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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Electric vehicle charging station
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
Paid private parking nearby
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
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Non-smoking rooms
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Historic Hotel
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amypatrice wrote a review Jan. 14
Simi Valley, California2 contributions
This hotel was by far the best we have ever stayed in, and we travel often. The hotel is gorgeous, clean, and they were overly cautious with covid protocol. The staff was extremely courteous and attentive to our every need! Would highly recommend choosing The Sentinel for your Portland Travels!!!!
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Matthew H wrote a review Jan. 6
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Exceeded our expectations in every way. The staff was very friendly, engaged and obliging. The room was comfortable (especially the bed!) and had all of the amenities I could have wanted. The rooftop terrace was great for sitting by the fire in breaks between the rain (it is Portland).
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Date of stay: January 2021
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Room Tip: Executive Terrace Suite was stylish, quiet, and very very comfortable.
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Response from Nicky McMillen, Guest Services / Front Office at Sentinel
Responded 1 week ago
Hi Matthew, Thank you for staying with us! I am happy you got to enjoy the amazing private terrace on a relaxing night away. On behalf of Sentinel and the whole team, we hope you come back soon. Best, Nicky
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sltrantham wrote a review Jan. 3
Newberg, Oregon11 contributions2 helpful votes
My husband and I spent the night for our Anniversary. We were a little hesitant with all the bad press Portland has been getting but we were treated amazingly at The Sentinel. Niki at the front desk was exceptional at customer service. The TVs were down and he found us and reserved a spot at an outside location for us to watch the duck game. When we returned he had a bottle of champagne waiting on ice! He had upgraded us to the Anniversary suite and just took care of us! We haven't had that kind of service in a long time! This past year has been a challenging one but Niki made a great start for us in 2022!
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Nicky McMillen, Guest Services / Front Office at Sentinel
Responded 1 week ago
Hi Mr. and Mrs. Trantham! We are so delighted that you two had an amazing anniversary stay. I am so glad I was able to get you a spot at Riverpig to enjoy the big game while resolving the temporary cable outage. Thank you so much for staying with us and for sharing about your experience here on our TripAdvisor page. We look forward to welcoming you both back soon. Warmly, Nicky
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Jamie Odland wrote a review Dec. 2020
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After driving 12 hours overnight we had to make an unexpected stop in Portland to take our dog to an emergency vet. From the very first phone call to check out the staff at the Sentinel went above and beyond to take care of us. They were so kind and considerate, doing everything they could to make sure we were comfortable. The Sentinel became our home away from home during a very stressful time. We will never stay anywhere else in Portland!
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Matthew Bernard, General Manager at Sentinel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Jamie, Thanks for providing this wonderful review of your recent Sentinel experience here on Trip Advisor. The team and I are so pleased that we were able to provide comfort and lower your stress levels while attending to your family. We are all over the moon excited to hear that your pooch will be okay! We loved having you both as our guests and look forward to your return. Safe travels! All my very best, -Matt
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Hal W wrote a review Dec. 2020
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Staff was polite, helpful and ready to accommodate my request with a positive attitude from everybody, kinda rare these days. The restaurant was open for take out and was delicious. Scallops were cooked perfectly and the crab was sweet and fresh. Hotel was masked up and is taking it seriously.
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Matthew Bernard, General Manager at Sentinel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Hal, Thanks so much for the great review here on Trip Advisor! I'm extremely pleased that our team provided you with a warm and memorable experience and that Jake's delicious fare hit the mark! We hope to be your new home away from home when visiting The City of Roses. We loved having you both as our guests and looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, -Matt
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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, Tasty n Alder, and Cheryl's on 12th.
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).