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Historic downtown Portland hotel near Pioneer Square
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Close to light rail
Built in 1913, this hotel is 4 blocks from Pioneer Square, MAX light rail trains, downtown shopping, and Pearl District shops, galleries, and restaurants.
The 14-story Benson offers a restaurant, a fitness center, and wireless Internet access. Dinners by candlelight can be arranged in the hotel's wine cellar.
The Benson Hotel's guestrooms offer Tempur-Pedic mattresses and wireless Internet access. Premium cable channels are complimentary.
This downtown Portland hotel is four blocks from Pioneer Square, the Pearl District, and the MAX light rail line. The Portland Center for the Performing Arts is within 8 blocks.
The Benson offers 18,000 square feet of meeting space, including boardrooms, ballrooms, and banquet rooms. The hotel also has a restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center, a cozy lobby fireplace, and a business center on the second floor (open 24 hours, seven days a week). Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel.
Complimentary coffee, tea, and newspapers are available in the lobby every morning.
This is a smoke-free property.
- Concierge services
- Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Parking (surcharge)
- Event catering
- Banquet facilities
- Business center
- Audiovisual equipment
- Total number of rooms - 287
- Express check-out
- Security guard
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- 24-hour front desk
- Multilingual staff
- Number of floors - 14
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Babysitting or childcare
- Air-conditioned public areas
- Meeting facilities size (feet) - 18000
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Coffee/tea in lobby
- Fireplace in lobby
- 24-hour fitness facilities
- Laundry facilities
- Luggage storage
- One meeting/conference room
- Parking limited (surcharge)
- Room service (24 hours)
- Year Built 1913
- Meeting facilities size (meters) - 1620
- Smoke-free property
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
- Exhibit space
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Free Wi-Fi
- Limo or Town Car service available
Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi
Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi
Parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge), Parking limited (surcharge)
- Room Amenities
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Premium bedding
- Climate control
- Complimentary weekday newspaper
- Air conditioning
- Multi-line phone
- Voice mail
- Premium TV channels
- Coffee/tea maker
- Wake-up calls
- Daily housekeeping
- Hair dryer
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Window opens
- Clock radio
- Iron/ironing board
- Tempur-Pedic mattress
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Refrigerator (on request)
- Microwave (on request)
- Turndown service (on request)
- Private bathroom
- Complimentary toiletries
- Shower/tub combination
- Extra towels/bedding in room
- In-room massage available
- Electronic/magnetic keys
- Cable TV service
- Free Wi-Fi
- In-room safe (laptop compatible)
- iPod docking station
- Egyptian-cotton sheets
- LCD TV
- City view
El Gaucho - This theatrical Argentinian steak and chop house has low lighting, dark wood, and an open kitchen. Open for dinner only, El Gaucho also has a cigar lounge and a bar with live Latin guitar music nightly.
The Palm Court - Located in The Benson Hotel’s lobby, the Palm Court Restaurant and Bar offers an impressive collection of craft brews, fine wine, and spirits from around the world, plus a full menu from appetizers to dinner. Happy hour is held twice nightly, and live entertainment is offered Friday and Saturday evenings from 8:00PM until 11:30PM.
The Benson Hotel offers 24-hour fitness facilities. Additional recreational activities are available at Washington Park, one mile from the hotel, and at other area parks.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Golf - driving range nearby
- Golfing nearby
- Ice skating nearby
- Boating nearby
- Dock nearby
- Rowing or canoeing nearby
- Aerobics nearby
- Racquetball/squash nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Fishing nearby
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Accessible path of travel
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- In-room accessibility
- Accessibility equipment for the deaf
- Braille or raised signage
Policies & Fees
Minimum check-in age is 21
Check-in time starts at 4 PM
Check-out time is noon
- Payment types
Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB International, MasterCard, Visa
Pets allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 2, Pet maximum weight in lb is 25
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
- The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
- Valet parking fee: USD 31 per night (in/out privileges)
- Pet fee: USD 25 per stay
- Additional Details
Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).