The Benson, a Coast Hotel
13 expert reviews
“The Benson has hosted most every president since it opened in 1913.”
"The Benson is a landmark hotel with the classic elegance and grandeur of a historic property." Full review
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"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." Full review
"Built in 1912 by noted lumber baron and philanthropist Simon Benson, this stately hotel is filled with marble and polished Russian walnut details."
"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."
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"This is a funkier version of Raffles but without the palm trees, a little more rain, and less attention to detail. " Full review