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Sentinel is a Portland luxury hotel is situated in two of Portlands most historic buildings and houses Jakes Grill and Jackknife Bar.

Sentinel is a downtown Portland landmark and Pacific Northwest architectural treasure that offers exceptional service and hospitality.

The Governor Hotel, a downtown Portland, Oregon luxury hotel boasts over 100 years of superb hospitality and service. Find out more information online today.

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This grand hotel offers a glamorous big-city feel with a touch of homespun hospitality.

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The Governor was built in 1909, following the prosperous days of the Lewis and Clark expedition. The initial idea was to bring a ""hotel of quiet elegance"" to downtown...

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A grand old hotel in downtown. What a treat. This hotel is superb. This well kept, maintained / restored hotel has touches of the past with all the amenities of the modern
A lively tavern and a nice restaurant.
Rooms were a nice size, bed was comfortable and the bathroom was large enough.
The staff was very helpful and check...

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Sentinel combines an old school, luxury hotel with modern amenities. It is an old building that has been wonderfully restored. The lobby is a terrific space, the kind of place they don't build/can't afford to build anymore. But as nice as the lobby is, the bar, Jackknife, is just as good. It got hopping on a Thursday night. I don't...

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Great location, friendly staff--we loved the hotel and everything it was close to. Highly recommend for a weekend getaway. We easily got to all the local restaurants, brew pubs, parks, attractions, etc...would go back again tomorrow.

Great Downtown Location

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This hotel has a great location and I love the character of the old building. I feel like it is a piece of history and the rooms remind me of that. From the lobby to the ballroom this place is so special and well done. Parking can be tight so plan on using valet.

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I usually wouldn't give a hotel a perfect score, but Sentinel proved itself worthy. From the moment we pulled up, the valet staff was very kind and helpful. The crew at the desk was also beyond helpful. She checked us in, and showed us where the elevator was and showed us the restaurants, as well as the hours. After we...

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Here at the Sentinel, visionaries are celebrated through artwork that adorns the corridors and guestrooms in two of Portland's most historic buildings that serve as the nucleus of the Portland community.

Portland's most storied hotel, Sentinel, is located in two historic downtown Portland buildings – the former Seward Hotel (now Sentinel's East Wing) and Portland's former Elks Lodge (now the West Wing). Built in 1909, the Seward was a boutique hotel designed by William Christmas Knighton, the first Oregon architect known to use Viennese-influenced Early Modern and modified Arts and Crafts...

Sentinel is ideally located in the heart of Portlandandapos;s city center, not far from the Pearl District and waterfront and within an easy light rail ride of Portland airport and the Portland Zoo. Effective April 1, 2018 - Rates are inclusive of Resort Fee. Guests who book the Exclusive room categories will be responsible to pay the Resort fee per room, per night directly at the hotel. Guests...

This 4 star hotel is located within the city of Portland.

Property Desc: Property Location With a stay at The Governor Hotel, a Provenance Hotel, you'll be centrally located in Portland, steps from Portland Institute for Contemporary Art and minutes from O'Bryant Square. This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of Powell's City of Books and Simon and Helen Director Park. Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 100 air-conditioned guestrooms....

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Guests can keep up with their fitness routines at Nelson's Nautilus for $8 a visit.

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A complimentary tasting of Oregon wines is held in the lobby 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

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