The Benson Hotel was opened in 1913 in downtown Portland, Oregon. The hotel has accepted CEOs, US Presidents, and celebrities into their rooms. As a luxury hotel guests will be welcomed with Italian marble floors in the lobby, Austrian crystal chandeliers, and Circassian walnut from Russia. From the hotel guests will find a plethora of activities awaiting such as Portland Japanese Garden, Lan Su Classical Chinese Garden, International Rose Test Garden, the Pearl District and Pioneer Courthouse Square.
Guest rooms at Benson hotel are classic in their European elegance. Rooms are either suites or standard rooms with plenty of natural light, organic bamboo robes, and slippers. Additional amenities in the 287 guestrooms include 37 inch to 42 inch flat screen LCD TVs, dual line phones, clock radios, work desk, Internet, newspapers, honor bar, coffee maker, iron, ironing board, and Tempur Pedic beds.
Benson Hotel is completely smoke free. They offer wakeup and turn down services, Internet in all areas of the hotel, complimentary coffee in the lobby, and hotel safe boxes. Dining is possible at London Grill, Palm Court, and El Gaucho. These restaurants vary in formality and cuisine. The London Grill provides breakfast, lunch and dinner.