With a reputation for timeless elegance in vibrant downtown Portland, Ore., the Benson Hotel has been in operation since 1913 and is currently listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Carefully nurtured for nine decades and now thoughtfully restored, the 14-story Benson Hotel features a glazed terra-cotta and brick façade, with arched windows and a French mansard roof. Travelers who appreciate the finer things in life can enjoy this tasteful monument of service and style, which is conveniently positioned near the Chinese Gardens and Pioneer Square. For entertainment, guests are within walking distance of shopping, sightseeing, galleries, performing arts theaters and museums. Located 20 minutes from the Portland International Airport, limousine and Town Car service can be arranged by either the concierge or the front door staff.
Patronized by vacationers and corporate executives, the Benson Hotel offers one of the most comprehensive hotel experiences around. Guests can begin their day with coffee around the lobby fireplace, where a selection of newspapers are available. Other hotel amenities include gorgeous banquet halls, conference rooms and a 24-hour fitness center.
The Benson Hotel offers an impressive cast of accommodations that range from standard guestrooms to penthouses and presidential suites. With reproduction period furniture and revival Italian Renaissance décor, each arrangement is an adventure in taste and sophistication. Modern amenities include high-speed wireless Internet access, complimentary wired Internet access, fully stocked minibars and Swedish Temper-pedic mattresses.