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Located in Downtown Portland, The Benson, a Coast Hotel is a leisurely stroll from popular sights such as Pioneer Courthouse Square and Providence Park. This 287-room, 4-star hotel welcomes guests with 2 restaurants, a 24-hour health club, and free in-room WiFi. It's in central Portland and also close to Moda Center and Tom McCall Waterfront Park.


Enjoy dining at The Palm Court, one of 2 onsite restaurants. Order from room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room, or explore the hotel and get a beverage at the bar/lounge or coffee shop/café. Start each morning with breakfast, served for a fee from 6:30 AM to 11:30 AM.


The Benson, a Coast Hotel's 287 rooms are air-conditioned and provide iPod docks, minibars, and coffee makers. Guests can expect free WiFi and 37-inch LCD TVs with satellite channels. Tempur-Pedic beds sport Egyptian cotton sheets and bathrooms offer deep soaking tubs, hair dryers, and free toiletries. Other standard amenities include free weekday newspapers, laptop-compatible safes, and phones.

Property features

Guests of The Benson, a Coast Hotel enjoy a 24-hour health club, free WiFi in public areas, and conference space. Valet parking is USD 40.00 per night if you plan to drive, or hop aboard the airport shuttle during limited hours for USD 14.00 per person one way. Multilingual staff at the front desk are standing by 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this family-friendly hotel include a business center, coffee/tea in a common area, and express check-out.


  • Walking distance to Pioneer Courthouse Square and Providence Park
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • 24-hour health club

The Benson, a Coast Hotel

309 SW Broadway Portland OR 97205

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

This Beaux Arts style smoke-free Benson Hotel offers 18,000 square feet (1,672 square meters) 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 24-hours business center on the second floor. One Meeting room. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel. Limited hour room service. Complimentary coffee and tea are available in the lobby every morning. 24-hour check-in available.

  • Concierge services 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Business center 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Total number of rooms - 287 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 14 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 18000 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Conference space 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • 24-hour health club 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • ATM/banking 
  • One meeting room 
  • Year Built 1913 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1672 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 18 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

The Benson, a Coast Hotel offers 287 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and minibars. Tempur-Pedic beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. 37-inch LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include deep soaking bathtubs, bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary toiletries.

This Portland hotel provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary weekday newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include laptop-compatible safes and coffee/tea makers. Refrigerators, in-room massages, and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Slippers 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Tempur-Pedic mattress 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Free WiFi 
  • iPod docking station 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • LCD TV 

Where to Eat

El Gaucho - This Portland steakhouse, is adjacent to The Benson Hotel. Tableside preparations like Chateaubriand and Bananas Foster are paired with an extensive, world-class wine list. The restaurant also features an intimate lounge, a cigar lounge, private dining rooms, happy hour, and nightly live music.

The Palm Court - Located in the lobby, this restaurant and lounge features comfortable seating areas for drinks, food, and conversation. Open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Happy hour is twice-nightly with special menu pricing and a wide selection of wine, beer, and spirits from around the world. Live jazz entertainment is available Wednesday through Saturday.

Nearby Things to Do

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.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 21

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available during limited hours. Contact the property in advance to get details.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 25 per accommodation, per stay
  • 2 per room (up to 25 lb)
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

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.

24-hour check-in


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 9.00 and USD 30 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 14.00 per person (one way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: USD 14.00 (one-way), (from 0 to 18 years old)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 40.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 25 per accommodation, per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 15.00 per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

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).

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