COUNTDOWN TO THE CONFERENCE
LOCATION: PORTLAND, OREGON
(The Rose City.The City of Bridges. PDX.)
THE HISTORIC BENSON HOTEL | $189/Night
The Benson Hotel is a 287-room historic hotel building in downtownPortland, Oregon, United States. It is owned and operated by Coast Hotels & Resorts. It was originally known as the New Oregon Hotel, and is commonly known as “The Benson”. It has a reputation as one of Portland’s finest hotels. The hotel is named after notable businessman and philanthropist Simon Benson.
Benson had wished to build a world-class hotel in Portland. During the population boom which occurred between the 1905 Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition and the Great Depression, Benson fulfilled his wish.