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McMenamins Kennedy School

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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“movie theater”(109 reviews)
“soaking pool”(193 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Room Service
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Kennedy School is our go-to place to stay in Portland. This unique (just like Portland) property has comfortable rooms and friendly staff. The restaurants and bars are fun and a good place to mix for both young and old. We were there on Prom Night...More

Thank Barb B
Response from ksreserve, Front Office Manager at McMenamins Kennedy SchoolResponded 2 days ago

Good Afternoon Barb, We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us! We are also happy to hear you have had a chance to join us during your visits to Portland! It certainly is a unique property and is filled with quite...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stayed here two nights on this trip to Portland & it was very unique, the room was an old class room still had chauck boards & pencils instead of pens in room. A soaking pool, movie theater are cool, 4 bars, restaurant. Most of...More

Thank vladsuperman2
Response from ksreserve, Front Office Manager at McMenamins Kennedy SchoolResponded 2 days ago

Good Afternoon, We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and had a chance to stay in one of the former classrooms of the school. As well as enjoy some of the amenities and peruse the different bars on property. However we are sorry...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent one night at Kennedy School. As the name suggests, it's a hotel/bar/restaurant complex in an old school building. We stayed in the English Wing, where all of the rooms had a different book them - ours was 100 Years of Solitude. The room...More

Thank LauraG050
Response from ksreserve, Front Office Manager at McMenamins Kennedy SchoolResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Morning Laura, We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We also appreciate your feedback about storage in one of our King English Wing rooms and will further investigate to ensure guests receive the best stay possible. We are also glad...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My gf picked this restarant up after graduation. It was my first time at Portland and at any type of Mcmenamins building. I thought the theme was fantastic and the whole building was great. The food was original yet simple. We had a few drinks...More

Thank Carlos A
Response from ksreserve, Front Office Manager at McMenamins Kennedy SchoolResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Morning Carlos, Congratulations on your Graduation! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your visit with us and had a chance to celebrate your day with us while roaming the halls and taking in all the history and various amenities on property. We...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

People can say all they want with negative comments but I think it’s an amazing place loaded with history and personality. The food was fun and the brewery was AWESOME. My room was immaculate and very large. Having no TV’s did not bother me as...More

1  Thank Craig B
Response from ksreserve, Front Office Manager at McMenamins Kennedy SchoolResponded 3 weeks ago

Good Afternoon Craig, Thank you so much for your kind review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and had a chance to take in the various amenities on property. We are also happy to hear you enjoyed the food and beverage options...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Pool
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Meeting Rooms
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Heated pool
Details
Price range
US$166 - US$224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#20 Family Hotel in Portland
#27 Romantic Hotel in Portland
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$166 - US$224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#20 Family Hotel in Portland
#27 Romantic Hotel in Portland
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Tamra H
2 December 2017|
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Response from Roadtripist | Reviewed this property |
No fireplaces here. Keep in mind that this used to be an elementary school.
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JuliainRandolph
28 September 2017|
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Response from ksreserve | Property representative |
Good Evening Julianne, We do not have a fitness center on property however there is a gym located on Alberta which is about a 5 minute walk from our location. They have a variety of classes and offer day passes as well. The... More
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ampwachtel
22 April 2017|
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Response from ksreserve | Property representative |
Hello, We do have showers in all of our hotel rooms on property! We also have complimentary Wi-Fi as well! ~Rhiannan Kennedy School Front Desk
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Room Tips
"Second floor rooms are quieter."
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"Stay here if you value flash over substance. And bring your own blankets."
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"Classroooms are more desirable, the annex, less so."
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"This room was used for an event. We didn't stay there, but many people do. free parking in their lot."
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