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The Benson, a Coast Hotel

1,283 reviews
+1 503-228-2000

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Pets Allowed
Fitness Center
Child Care

Discover Elegance at The Benson Hotel, A Coast Hotel

What Does a Benson Hotel Room Include?

The tastefully decorated guest rooms all are equipped with a luxury Tempur-Pedic bed to ensure you get a great night's sleep. The rooms also offer a large flat screen-television, clock/radios with iPod docking station, climate control, organic bamboo bathrobes and slippers, free Wi-Fi to keep you connected, and a safe large enough to store your laptop.

What Amenities/Features Does The Benson Hotel Offer?

A bar/lounge area is provided as well as a 24-hour front desk and business center. The staff are multilingual, and the hotel provides conceriege and porter services. 

How Much Will a Stay at The Benson Hotel Cost?

Prices range from $300 per night up to $380 per night for a standard room, depending on the time of year you stay and the day of the week. There are also suites available, which can cost up to $550 on average per night, although on some nights you can find a cheaper price for these.  

What Activities Are Popular Near The Benson Hotel?

The hotel is well-located, only four blocks from Pioneer Square. It's also close to the Pearl District shops and the Portland Center for the Performing Arts.

Can I Bring My Dog to The Benson Hotel?

The Benson Hotel is one of the hotels in Portland that welcomes pets. There is a surcharge for pet-friendly rooms. 

What's the Bottom Line?

If you are looking for an elegant, historic hotel that is centrally located and convenient to a number of attractions, The Benson Hotel is right for you. 

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309 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97205
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User Highlights
Overall Guest Score
"Yummy brownie sundae" "Very large Christmas tree and ginger bread"
94% loved the menu selection.
Yummy desserts, said 100%.
"Staff were outstanding , lots of helpful" "Exceptional service at the front desk"
94% found the staff to be very friendly.
81% said the reception staff was great.
"Public transportation is fantastic" "Terrific neighbourhood"
Not enough parking facilities, according to 62%.
97% liked the proximity to shopping.
"Fabulous breakfast" "Great staff at breakfast"
87% were happy with the price of the breakfast.
"Beautifully maintained interior" "Beautiful old building"
80% thought the building was wonderful.
93% enjoyed the lobby entrance.
"Wonderful lobby and bar area" "Incredible old world charm"
93% enjoyed the lobby entrance.
93% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere.
"Free wi-fi" "Internet special that"
60% thought the wifi quality was ok.
88% thought it was a great value.
Value for money
"Affordable and nice presentation" "High room rate"
87% were happy with the price of the breakfast.
88% thought it was a great value.
"Toilets are stained and are noisy" "Hall carpets appeared to be stained"
Only 59% said rooms were clean enough.
64% thought the cleanliness of the hotel was average.
"Closet door was pretty shabby" "Broken sink drain"
68% complained about the bathroom.
74% said the beds were comfortable.
"AC/ heating system was very loud" "Toilets are stained and are noisy"
60% said rooms were small.
74% said the beds were comfortable.
Wellness Area
"No gym" "No spa"
56% didn't like the fitness area.

Good to know...

Rooms need regular maintenance
Pleasant entrance area
Could be quieter
Nice building
Expert Reviews
Forbes Travel Guide
The majestic Benson was designed and built to be the first world-class hotel west of the Mississippi River, and it remains one of Portland’s premier establishments today.
Travel + Leisure
This 14-story hotel with brick siding dates to 1913 in downtown Portland, featuring premium century-old elements like Italian marble, Austrian crystal chandeliers, and Russian walnut.
Rough Guide
The spot for visiting dignitaries and celebs, this classy hotel has a superb walnut-panelled 1912 lobby, and a wide range of rooms, suites and penthouses with modern appointments.
Hotel Information
Airport Shuttle
Bar or Lounge
Business Center
Child Care
Fitness Center
Free Wifi
No Smoking
Pets Allowed
From 4:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Until 12:00pm
# of Rooms
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible