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McMenamins Kennedy School

5736 NE 33rd Ave, Portland, OR 97211-7302
+1 503-249-3983
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Pricey but worth it!!

Came here 2pm with a hangover and drank mimosas and ate a delicious breakfast! This place treated... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
Greg808
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Farmingdale, New York
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An Old School Where Drinking Is Allowed

The Kennedy School is quite a unique place. And old school that was converted into a cool... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
RSNN
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Portland, Oregon
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“boiler room” (23 reviews)
“soaking pool” (22 reviews)
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5736 NE 33rd Ave, Portland, OR 97211-7302
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+1 503-249-3983
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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Came here 2pm with a hangover and drank mimosas and ate a delicious breakfast! This place treated us like royalty, I’ll go back in a heartbeat.

Thank Greg808
Reviewed 24 October 2017

The Kennedy School is quite a unique place. And old school that was converted into a cool McMenamins establishment that comprises many places all in one. A Hotel, a Theater, A restaurant, and an assortment of various bars, a gift shop, and more. I wandered...More

Thank RSNN
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

This old school is made into a quirky hotel. Its like being in a fantasy world. The style is somewhere between art deco and fairytale. The room very small with a wash basin in the room, and seperate toilet and shower. Although there are lots...More

Thank Niels Holst T
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We planned a family get together over a mid morning breakfast. The atmosphere was conducive to relaxation -- the staff were VERY efficient and friendly and certainly knew the ins and outs of the extensive menu. What started out as a quick chat and breakfast...More

Thank Jola25161
M J, General Manager at McMenamins Kennedy School, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you, Thank you! What a wonderful compliment, we will be sure to share your feedback with our team. We hope to see you again. Cheers!

Reviewed 22 August 2017

We recently ate at McMenamins on a busy Friday night. The day before I had called the restaurant to see if they took reservations; I was told they did not but that if I arrived around 6:30 we should not have a problem getting a...More

Thank EleanoreE
M J, General Manager at McMenamins Kennedy School, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you for your review. We are sorry that there were difficulties with getting a table and an accurate wait time. We will address these issues with our team. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 20 August 2017

Not your ordinary hotel accommodation by any means! We did not stay here, but ventured over to look at the unique building and to enjoy some drinks and nibbles. What fun! Everyone seemed truly happy - whether a guest, a visitor or an employee! Looks...More

Thank Kim M
M J, General Manager at McMenamins Kennedy School, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you very much for your kind review. We hope to see you again. Cheers!

Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Seated in the shade of an umbrella in the courtyard, we had a delightful dinner with fun and attentive service. This is a quirky restaurant/hotel/entertainment venue, and should we visit again it's a strong consideration for lodging. There's easy parking in the back and rambling...More

Thank WAOM
M J, General Manager at McMenamins Kennedy School, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Thank you for your review. We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit and meal. We hope to see you again. Cheers! Mel Jensen General Manager McMenamins Kennedy School

Reviewed 25 June 2017

Staff The staff at this location are very friendly and polite. They are helpful when you need answers to questions. Atmosphere Where do I begin. The entire location was extremely clean and well maintained. It was so fun roaming through the halls snooping around. The...More

Thank Jill L
M J, Manager at McMenamins Kennedy School, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

We thank you so much for your outstanding and thorough review. We hope to see you again. Cheers, Mel Jensen General Manager McMenamins Kennedy School

Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

We just completed a 2 nite stay while in town to see our son. His apartment is downtown, east river side and Kennedy is just a 15 minute drive NW about midway between PDX and downtown. Wonderful, small, quaint home neighborhood, good for walks. Like...More

Thank Buzz50
M J, Manager at McMenamins Kennedy School, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2017

Thank you for your review, we can't wait to see you again! Cheers, Mel Jensen Principal McMenamins Kennedy School

Reviewed 3 May 2017

My friend brought me here to see this colorful and eclectic old school. This point of interest surprised me with how I wanted to see it all. The very open and well decorated restaurant is colorful, full of plants and natural light. There are beds...More

Thank Marie-Claire B
M J, Manager at McMenamins Kennedy School, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

We are so glad you got to enjoy a full tour of the building. I agree the notes to Lois is one of my favorite pieces but so subtle that I believe they are often missed. We hope to see you again soon. Cheers! Mel...More

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