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Poplar Willow Forum Venue


The Benson Hotel

309 Southwest Broadway
Portland, OR 97205

The Poplar/Willow Forum will be held at The Benson Hotel in downtown Portland. Founded in 1913, The Benson is one of the city’s treasured historic landmarks and is within walking distance of the Pearl District, Pioneer Square, Old Town Chinatown, and downtown.

Room Rate: $169.00 a night

Reservations: The hotel room block has now closed. To make arrangements to stay at The Benson, please contact Patricia Townsend or Betsy Fradd.

Reservation Cancellation Policy: If you must cancel your reservation, please do so 72 hours prior to your arrival. Reservations cancelled within 72 hours prior to arrival will be assessed one night room and tax.

Benson Hotel Valet
Overnight – $35.00
Short Term: Monday thru Saturday from 5:00am to 5:00pm – $7.00 per hour with a $35.00 maximum
Monday thru Saturday after 5:00pm – $7.00 for the evening
Sunday – $7.00 for the day
Available 24 hours

Getting There
A one-way trip from Portland International Airport (PDX) costs $14.00 using Blue Star Transportation

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