The Benson, a Coast Hotel

Make your Portland visit memorable by staying at The Benson Hotel, considered as one for the city’s historical landmarks. The hotel was founded way back in 1913 and features elegant European architecture plus a host of modern amenities.

Discover first hand why U.S. Presidents and CEOs have chosen this downtown Portland hotel as their home away from home for the past hundred years now.

The Oregonian has voted the Benson as Best Hotel in Portland in 2012

What sets the Benson apart is its superb location which puts guests within walking distance of dining, shopping, entertainment of the Pearl District, Pioneer Square and downtown Portland.

Famous breweries, boutiques, bookstores, and performing arts are just a stone throw away from the Benson.

In 2017, they decided to do a “refresh” of their rooms that still saw them retaining the Continental feel but are now more comfortable and visually appealing.

The Hotel prides itself with their friendly and service oriented staff which has resulted in many four-star reviews for the Hotel. They can also provide you with an itinerary of where to go and what to do during your stay in the hotel.

The Benson is set apart from others due to their Ballrooms which are considered two of the most beautiful in Portland. These are perfect venues for weddings, workshops, conferences and other special events. They also have private and function rooms for smaller events that can fit your needs. Their catering and events staff are ready to answer all your inquiries, they are always ready to lend their expert advice so that you can create the perfect event that will be remembered by all your guests.

As part of Coast Hotels, members can enjoy Coast Rewards at the Benson. You get priority check-in, wake up calls, priority waitlist, discounts on national car rentals, exclusive toll-free reservations, free access to local and toll-free calls, late check out, turndown service, welcome amenities, free continental breakfast, free upgrade, 50% off second room and earn points.

Imagine all the perks and benefits mentioned above and the even greater news is Coast rewards membership is Free.

You can sign up to Coast Rewards online or call their Member Services or enroll at any Coast member hotel.

There is no membership card for the Coast Rewards, what you get is a membership number that you can file easily.

Earn Coast Rewards points for every dollar spent with Coast Hotels, points can also be earned when dining at Coast partner restaurants. Points can be redeemed for vacation packages, free stays, room upgrades, gift cards, and selected merchandise.

Keep on earning points to grow your level from silver, gold then platinum. The higher the level the more member benefits you can enjoy. An e-newsletter will be sent on a regular basis to show your points balance so that you can keep track of your account activity.

With all these perks and rewards available to you, why not avail of a Coast membership while staying at the Benson? It won’t cost you anything and it will be done in a short amount of time.

You will enjoy the benefits of membership once you decide to visit Portland once more and stay at the Benson, making it your own home away from home. Be on the same level as CEOs in choosing a hotel to stay in, the Benson is indeed a wonderful choice.