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The Benson, a Coast Hotel

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Reviewed 28 December 2016

Perfect location. Close to shopping and tons of restaurants. Beautifully decorated for the holidays! Pet-friendly with a small, grassy park just a short walk away. Definitely will,stay at the Benson again!

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Response from Ron G, General Manager at The Benson, a Coast HotelResponded 4 January 2017

Thank you for contributing your review. We’re glad to hear that you were able to take advantage of our ideal proximity to both shopping outlets and restaurant options. Thanks again for choosing the Benson Hotel and we wish you a wonderful 2017.

Reviewed 27 December 2016

Wonderful experience, eloquent hotel with top notch service. When ever I am back in Portland this will be the place I'll stay. Ideal location, close to everything, yet away from the noise. Love this place, made me feel like royalty for a very affordable price.

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Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

This was my second time staying at the Benson. It is such a delightful pleasure to stay right downtown in a beautiful historic hotel. This hotel was much more affordable than any Seattle hotel, even with valet parking. They had jazz playing in the Palm...More

Thank Julie I
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

We came to Portland for a pre-Christmas getaway and are so glad we stayed at the Benson Hotel. This grand old hotel wears its age well. The lobby is bustling but friendly, with lots of cozy places to sit and chat and watch passersby. They've...More

Thank Robynne W
Response from Ron G, General Manager at The Benson, a Coast HotelResponded 4 January 2017

Thank you for your detailed review. It is an absolute honor to read your recap of a seemingly wonderful holiday stay here at the Benson Hotel. We do in fact pride ourselves on our most kind and courteous staff and it is a delight to...More

Reviewed 22 December 2016

We had an excellent stay. The hotel was decorated for the holidays and the public spaces were beautiful. All of the staff that we came across were friendly and engaging. All of the HVAC and other systems in our room worked perfectly, allowing us to...More

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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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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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