Travelzoo Staff

Why We Love This Hotel

  • Historic hotel reopened in 2014 after an extensive luxury renovation
  • Updated style reflects Portland's hipster reputation combined with traditional elegance
  • Quirky and fun amenities include honey from rooftop apiaries, artisanal ice cream and locally sourced furnishings 
  • Locally loved steak and seafood restaurant on the ground floor


Occupying two historic buildings in downtown Portland, the Sentinel strikes a balance between honoring tradition and modern comfort. Try out your typing skills on a working Remington typewriter in the grand lobby, before popping into the on-site Starbucks for a flat white. The hotel’s West Wing was once an Elks Lodge and the East Wing was the Governor Hotel. The former features big windows and original bathroom tiles; the latter has some rooms with rooftop patios.

Though the décor is traditional and stately, from the forest green walls to the leather wingback chairs in guest rooms, the hotel also brings in some signature local flavor. 

An artisanal honey company installed apiaries on the roof, room service includes pints from a popular local ice cream company feature of the moment flavors like coffee and bourbon and in-room coffee is from a small batch roasting company. 

Pets are not only welcome, they are eligible for their own room service and owner's may borrow from an extensive library of behavioral tomes.

Guests have free Wi-Fi, a 24-hour business center, room service and a well-equipped fitness center Frommer’s calls it “the best of any hotel in Portland.”

Grab a drink at Jackknife bar or head to dinner at locally loved Jake’s Grill for some of the best steak and seafood in the city, plus an extensive whiskey selection. Guests staying on the top floor of the West Wing get exclusive access to “The Room at the End of the Hall,” an intimate lounge for the use of those seeking a creative refuge during their stay. 

The hotel is conveniently close to Pioneer Place Mall and about seven blocks from the Performing Arts Center. 

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  • Restaurant
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • Concierge service
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Pillow menu
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Mini bar
  • Safe
  • Flatscreen TV
  • iPod/iPhone docking station


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Bathrobes
  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries


  • Valet service (fees apply)


Check-in: Standard Time is 4pm.

Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: Check-in time starts at 4pm Check-out time is 12pm

Know Before You Go

  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10.00 and USD 20.00 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 45.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Mandatory Fees and Taxes

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 27.67 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Fitness center access
  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Business center/computer access
  • Newspaper
  • In-room safe
  • In-room coffee

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Have a Question? Contact Travelzoo.

Customer Service available Mon-Fri, 8am-6pm

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

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