The Benson Hotel, a Coast Hotel

AAA Inspector Rating
8.7
Excellent
300 Guest Ratings
309 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97205- Map It
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AAA Inspector Rating Details (scale 1-5)
3.9
Overall
Room4.0
Bath3.5
Public Areas4.0
BEST OF 3 DIAMOND
AAA Inspector Notes
This landmark hotel in the heart of the city offers many upscale appointments. Most guest rooms have Swedish memory-foam mattresses and a few have custom-made 8-foot king-size beds. Ornate, molded-plaster ceilings, Austrian crystal chandeliers, Italian marble floors and Circassian walnut woodwork from the Imperial forests of Russia are among the standout decorative elements of this 1812 hotel. Smoke free premises. 287 units. 14 stories, interior corridors.

Amenities & Services

WiFi
Swimming Pool
Pets Allowed
Fitness Center
ECO Friendly
Electric Charging
Accessible
Business Center
Type
Historic Hotel
Location
At SW Broadway and Oak St. 309 SW Broadway 97205. Station: SW 6th Ave/College St.
Parking
valet only.
Dining & Entertainment
El Gaucho, see separate listing, full bar, entertainment.
Business Services
Available on premises
Room Amenities
coffeemakers, wireless Internet, safes. Some: refrigerators, microwaves.
Sports & Recreation
exercise room.
Guest Services
valet laundry, room service.
Terms
check-in 4 pm, 3 day cancellation notice-fee imposed, pet friendly (call for restrictions/fees.).

Guest Ratings

OVERALL GUEST SCORE
Excellent
Based on Ratings from 300 guests
Showing reviews 1 - 5 of 50
9.4
Verified AAA Guest
Wonderful
Couple
10-05-2016
Hotel is very grand especially the lobby. The staff were courteous and very professional. It was a short stay, but we enjoyed it.
Pros: The beds are incredibly comfortable and the location is fantastic.
Cons: The bathrooms are really, really small--it's a old hotel. We didn't mind too much b/c only there for a night, but if stayed longer that might be a problem.
9.2
Samuel
Wonderful
review category group of friends
01-13-2018
Superb
Pros:
Cons:
9.0
Verified Hotel Guest
Wonderful
Traveling as Couple
01-12-2018
Pros: The Hotel was amazing
Cons:
8.0
Verified Hotel Guest
Very Good
Traveling as Couple
01-12-2018
Pros: Location and room amenities
Cons: they tried to charge me 70 usd for early checkout
8.0
Diana
Very Good
Senior Traveler
01-12-2018
Pros: The windows can be opened. Also, the little amenities such as cotton swabs, slippers and bathrobes.
Cons: The shower was inadequate. The water came down in a single stream and the pressure was terrible. When I told the front desk someone came in and did something that helped. But it wasn't very good. I should add that the hotel was doing some work on the
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