Since opening this downtown Portland Hotel in 1913, The Benson has been a hidden gem. Built by the millionaire innovator Simon Benson, this fabled, European-style hotel was built to put Portland on the international map. Featuring Italian marble floors, Austrian crystal chandeliers, and Circassian walnut wood from the imperial forests of Russia. As the last of its kind, no other hotel in the region comes close to the quintessential elegance, amenities and charm of The Benson. For more than 100 years, the hotel’s staff has welcomed celebrities, CEOs, dignitaries and a majority of U.S. presidents.
Now it’s your turn to discover the timeless beauty of our landmark hotel. Read more on the storied history of The Benson Hotel here.