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The Benson, a Coast Hotel, Portland

4-star4 stars
309 SW BroadwayPortlandOR97205United States of AmericaGreat location! See map

4-star hotel with 2 restaurants, near Powell's City of Books
  • Free WiFi
Fabulous8.8
Location
Great location
Vibe
Awesome vibe
Service
Fantastic service
Amenities
Great amenities
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The Benson, a Coast Hotel, Portland

from $147
  • Deluxe One Queen
  • Deluxe King
  • Deluxe Two Doubles
  • Benson Junior Suite
  • Penthouse

About The Benson, a Coast Hotel, Portland

Location.
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 11 decades and now thoughtfully restored, this Beaux Arts style 14-story Benson Hotel features a glazed terra-cotta and brick façade, with arched windows and a French mansard roof. One Meeting room. This hotel is conveniently positioned near the Chinese Gardens and Pioneer Square and 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.

Hotel Features.
Guests can begin their day with coffee around the lobby fireplace. 24-hour room service available. Other hotel amenities include banquet halls, conference rooms, and a 24-hour fitness center. Valet parking is available for a fee.

Guestrooms.
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 complimentary wireless Internet access, fully stocked minibars and Swedish Temper-pedic mattresses topped with Egyptian-cotton linens. All rooms are nonsmoking.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 287 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 14 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 4:00 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others

Children

  • Children (17 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

Pets

  • Pets allowed *

  • Restrictions apply *

  • 2 per room (up to 25 lb)

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transportation

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *

Parking

  • Valet parking *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Conference space size (feet) - 18000
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1672
  • One meeting room
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1913
  • Elevator/lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Fireplace in lobby
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Premium bedding
  • Tempur-Pedic mattress
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 37-inch LCD TV
  • Premium TV channels
  • IPod docking station
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Dining

The Palm Court - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered.

El Gaucho - This steakhouse serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered.

The Benson, a Coast Hotel, Portland’s small print

Also known as

  • Benson Coast Hotel
  • Benson Coast Hotel Portland
  • Benson Hotel
  • Benson Hotel Coast Hotel
  • Benson Hotel Coast Hotel Portland
  • Hotel Benson
  • Benson Coast Portland
  • Benson Coast

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Optional extras

Valet parking costs USD 40.00 per night with in/out privileges

Rollaway beds are available for USD 15.00 per night

Breakfast costs between USD 9.00 and USD 30 per person (approximately)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 25 per accommodation, per stay

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 14.00 per person (one way)

Airport shuttle service for children up to age 18 costs USD 14.00 (one-way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around The Benson, a Coast Hotel, Portland

Top spots nearby

Recommended by this property

  • Powell's City of Books (3-minute walk)
  • Pioneer Courthouse Square (3-minute walk)
  • Lan Su Chinese Garden (5-minute walk)
  • Portland Saturday Market (5-minute walk)
  • Portland Art Museum (6-minute walk)
  • Tom McCall Waterfront Park (8-minute walk)
  • Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (18-minute walk)
  • Portland Japanese Garden (21-minute walk)
  • Pittock Mansion (29-minute walk)
  • Oregon Zoo (32-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Portland, OR (PDX-Portland Intl.) - 18 min drive
  • Portland Union Station - 11 min walk
  • Beaverton Hall-Nimbus Station - 16 min drive
  • Tigard Transit Center Station - 21 min drive
  • SW 6th-Pine Street Station - 2 min walk
  • SW 5th-Oak Street Station - 2 min walk
  • NW 6th-Davis Street Station - 5 min walk
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 1,230 reviews

The Benson, a Coast Hotel, Portland
Very Good8.0
Summer and the front desk personnel were awesome! Only complaint is that WiFi would not work on the 10th floor at the end of the hall.
Mark, us2 night trip
The Benson, a Coast Hotel, Portland
Exceptional10.0
Elegant old gal
Very clean and comfortable. First time in a week I didn't sneeze during spring pollen attacks. Room had lights, windows that open, curtains for dark time. We slept well, and wanted to stay longer, but... Worst thing I can say is that the valet parking folks were overwhelmed on Mother's Day morning at 10 am; we had to wait about 10 min for our car.
Nancy, us1 night trip
The Benson, a Coast Hotel, Portland
Exceptional10.0
Great location and very comfortable rooms!
Great location, friendly staff, comfortable and clean rooms. We had a great stay and could walk to all the restaurants we were interested in trying. WiFi could be improved, but everything else was great!
Christy, us2 night trip
The Benson, a Coast Hotel, Portland
Exceptional10.0
Rooms were nicely redone with one exception. Bathroom sink faucet is too short, gets water all over unless you put a washcloth below the faucet handle. Shower head is amazing, and lots of hot water right away. Fridge broke but it was quickly replaced. Windows actually open, nice. Lobby and lounge is classicly huge and full of wonderful woodwork and windows. Breakfast was great (I'd have that avocado toast again any time!). Located right at the edge of the Pearl district and a couple of blocks from Powell's Books. A very pleasant stay.
A Traveler, us2 night trip
The Benson, a Coast Hotel, Portland
Exceptional10.0
So comfortable- loved it!! Close to everything we needed.
A Traveler, us3 night trip

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