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614 SW 11th Avenue, Portland, OR 97205-2624
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 15/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 15/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#7 of 160 hotels in Portland
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Sentinel is an excellent choice for travelers visiting Portland, offering a boutique environment alongside many helpful amenities designed to enhance your stay. Rooms at Sentinel provide a flat screen TV and air conditioning, and guests can stay connected with free wifi. In addition, while staying at Sentinel guests have access to a 24 hour front desk, room service, and a concierge. You can also enjoy a fitness center and breakfast. Need a place to park? There is paid private parking available nearby. Given the close proximity of popular landmarks, such as Pioneer Courthouse Square (0.2 mi) and Portland Center Stage at The Armory (0.2 mi), guests of Sentinel Portland can easily experience some of Portland's most well known attractions. Travelers looking to enjoy some schnitzel can head to Higgins Restaurant and Bar, Tasty n Alder, or Swiss Hibiscus. Otherwise, you may want to check out an Indian restaurant such as Bollywood Theater, East India Co., or Maruti Indian Restaurant. If you’re looking for things to do, you can check out Pearl District (0.4 mi), International Rose Test Garden (1.1 mi), or Portland Japanese Garden (1.2 mi), which are popular attractions amongst tourists, and they are all within walking distance. Enjoy your stay in Portland!
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Property amenities
Electric vehicle charging station
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycles available
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Car hire
Business Center with Internet Access
Paid private parking nearby
Wifi
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
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Classic
Historic Hotel
Languages Spoken
English
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Kandice N wrote a review 5 Apr
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Beautiful building. Great Service. Jakes Restaurant was amazing. My only complaint is the area isn't great but that is not the hotels fault. We would come back here though. The room was so nice. Perfect.
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Steve P wrote a review Mar 2021
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On my way back to Seattle from L.A. Could iof drove home but family wanted to rest. Really glad that we got to stay here. Love the original 1920 architecture detail, which you don't see too much of in the west coast. Yet the accommodation and service was 5 star. The staff and manager were top notice service from the moment I arrived to the moment I left. Funny thing is, since I'm so close to Portland we usually don't plan on spending time down here but this place is definitely a place we would come back too to enjoy the city.
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from Nicky McMillen, Guest Services / Front Office at Sentinel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hi Steve, Thank you for stopping in! It was a pleasure to host you both. This building's historic charm creates the perfect atmosphere for any occasion! Thank you for leaving your feedback here on our TripAdvisor page, we look forward to hosting you the next time you visit the city of roses. Best regards, Nicky & the Sentinel crew.
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David L wrote a review Mar 2021
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We had a wonderful evening celebrating our anniversary staying at the Sentinel, beautiful suite with a lovely view of the city, the fire pit on the patio made the evening magical. The staff was helpful and courteous. COVID precautions made us feel very comfortable. A shame that their bar, Jackknife was closed because of Covid. Would absolutely stay there again
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Nicky McMillen, Guest Services / Front Office at Sentinel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hi David, I am so pleased we were able to provide you with a lovely stay. We got such amazing weather the last few days, excellent for enjoying our beautiful terrace studio suite. I love Portland this time of year! We just got some great news; Jackknife will be reopening March 31st! Please come back again soon. Warmly, Nicky and the Sentinel crew
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chrishene wrote a review Mar 2021
San Francisco, California5 contributions1 helpful vote
Fantastic hotel with even better customer service. Felt very safe during my stay. Comfortable, clean room that was very spacious. The staff was also very accommodating to my travel schedule. Highly recommend!
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Traveled solo
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Response from Nicky McMillen, Guest Services / Front Office at Sentinel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you so much for your kind words. It's easy to provide excellent customer service when you truly care about what you do. Our team has grown very close through these interesting times and are fortunate to serve the absolute best guests. Thank you again for staying with us, we hope to welcome you back soon.
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Darla J wrote a review Mar 2021
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This was a GREAT hotel and the staff couldn't be anymore awesome than they were! Very clean and covid precautions were used throughout the building. I highly recommend this hotel if you're traveling to Portland.
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Nicky McMillen, Guest Services / Front Office at Sentinel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hi Darla, Thank you for taking the time to share about your experience here on our TripAdvisor page. We loved having you as our guest and greatly appreciate your compliments. The safety of our guests and team members is the most important thing, I am glad that was evident. We cannot wait to welcome you back! Best, Nicky
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PRICE RANGE
US$189 - US$341 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
governor hotel portland oregon
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
The Governor Hotel
LOCATION
United StatesOregonPortlandDowntown
NUMBER OF ROOMS
100
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sentinel
Which popular attractions are close to Sentinel?
Nearby attractions include Powell's City of Books (0.3 km), Portland Center Stage at The Armory (0.4 km), and Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Sentinel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Sentinel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Sentinel?
Yes, paid private parking nearby is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Sentinel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Mucca Osteria, Cheryl's on 12th, and Jackrabbit.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Sentinel?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre during their stay.
Is Sentinel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.5 km away from the centre of Portland.
Are any cleaning services offered at Sentinel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Sentinel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Sentinel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Sentinel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Portland Center Stage at The Armory (0.4 km), Old Church (0.7 km), and Japanese American Historical Plaza (1.0 km).