Mcmenamins Kennedy School

Mcmenamins Kennedy School

5736 Northeast 33rd Avenue, Portland, OR 97211, United States
+1 503 249 3983

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About Mcmenamins Kennedy School

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  • Freebies
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At Kennedy School you can have a pint in a classroom, enjoy an aged whiskey in detention, enjoy a movie in the old auditorium. Since its 1915 opening, this historic elementary school has been a beloved fixture of its Northeast Portland neighborhood. Here you'll find 57 comfy guestrooms with private baths (some fashioned from former classrooms complete with original chalkboards and cloakrooms – others with an author's theme), a restaurant, multiple small bars, a movie theater, soaking pool, gift shop and a brewery. Extensive original artwork and historical photographs cover the walls, ceilings, doorways and hallways.The hotel is located minutes from Portland International Airport as well as to shopping in downtown Portland. Due to Covid-19 precautions and restrictions call the front desk if you have questions about amenity closures or for pool reservations (503) 249-3983 or 888-249-3983.

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Amenities at Mcmenamins Kennedy School

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee shop
  • Free parking
  • Free toiletries
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Internet
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Shampoo
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Health and safety

  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Wake-up service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Key card access
  • 24hr front desk


  • Shower
  • Spa bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Designated smoking area


  • Feather pillow
  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee shop


  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • Storage available

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Evening entertainment
  • Pool table

Pool and spa

  • Hot tub
  • Pool towels

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking
  • Private parking


  • Iron and ironing board
  • Tumble dryer

Media and entertainment

  • Radio


  • Garden


  • Desk

Family friendly

  • Cribs available

Reviews of Mcmenamins Kennedy School

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10.0 Wonderful
Pros:From check in, to check out, the staff, location, and environment was amazing and made our stay the best vacation had in years...
Cons:The bacon blue burger could have had more blue cheese... But really, with that being the ONLY negative it's hardly worth mentioning!!!


5736 Northeast 33rd Avenue, Portland, OR 97211

What's nearby

  • The Grotto4.6 km
  • Lan Su Chinese Garden5.4 km
  • Chinatown5.5 km
  • Portland Saturday Market5.6 km
  • Oregon Maritime Museum5.8 km
  • Powell's City of Books6.1 km
  • Portland Art Museum6.8 km
  • Oregon Museum of Science and Industry6.8 km
  • International Rose Test Garden7.7 km
  • Portland Japanese Garden7.9 km
  • Pittock Mansion8 km
  • Hoyt Arboretum8.6 km



Check in anytime after 15:00, check out anytime before 11:00


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  • How long should you stay at Mcmenamins Kennedy School? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 1 day.

FAQs when booking at Mcmenamins Kennedy School

  • What makes the Mcmenamins Kennedy School bars a special treat?

    With their handcrafted ales, a visit to the Mcmenamins Kennedy School bars is always a unique and individualized experience. To enhance your eating and drinking experience even more, the Boiler Room offers a Happy Hour not only from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm, but another daily one from 10:00 pm until the bar closes where you can enjoy drinks at a special rate. Detention may have been frightening during school, but at the popular Detention Bar, you can sip spirits, cocktails, and specialties in the impressive setting with a high ceiling and school memorabilia. Special discounts and rates are available during their Happy Hour, too.

  • What kind of events take place at the Mcmenamins Kennedy School?

    Movies, operas, family nights, and more are some of the many events that take place on an everyday basis at this special hotel. Lectures and presentations are held on a broad variety of subjects and are surely never boring. Bands and soloists equally entertain on the stage, and game nights bring the competition. Craft parties and alcohol tastings are also held regularly on the school (hotel) premises.

  • Does the Mcmenamins Kennedy School also show movies for children?

    Family time does not fall short at this hotel and the iconic movie theater shows a broad range of movies, including child-appropriate ones. The theater also features its own kids’ menu with pizzas, grilled cheese, and burgers. Youngsters may also love regular movie specials like a showing of the Harry Potter series, for example.

  • What are the meeting and event venues like at the Mcmenamins Kennedy School?

    For guests who want to get married in a previous school, or hold a business meeting here, this accommodation offers over 15 event venues that are quirky and elegant at the same time. The Agnes Kennedy White Library has space for 15 and sets a leisurely yet professional backdrop for casual business meetings. For weddings or other bigger events, the Gymnasium is a good place with a capacity for up to 112 people. The School Theater, Boiler Room, and Cypress Room can also be booked for events, but only during the day.

  • What benefits does the Mcmenamins Kennedy School hold in store for my pet?

    All pets are welcome at this unique accommodation, regardless of their weight or size, as long as they can be put on a leash or in a crate. As the hotel features a limited number of pet-friendly rooms, let them know as early as possible, so all the details can be arranged. In order to bring your pet, a fee of approximately $15 per pet and per day applies, which is added to the final balance.

  • What is the best way to reach the Mcmenamins Kennedy School?

    From Portland, it will take about 12m to reach Mcmenamins Kennedy School via I-84 East. Follow the interstate and US-30 East. Turn left onto NE 33rd Avenue and follow it until the hotel comes up on the left. From Vancouver, the best way to reach it is via I-5 South. From there, take NE Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard and turn left onto NE Columbia Boulevard. From the boulevard, turn slightly right onto NE 33rd Avenue and stay on it until you reach the hotel. (Prices checked 01/07/19).

  • Where is Mcmenamins Kennedy School located?

    Mcmenamins Kennedy School is located at 5736 Northeast 33rd Avenue in Northeast Portand, 5.8 km from the center of Portland. The Grotto is the closest landmark to Mcmenamins Kennedy School.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Mcmenamins Kennedy School?

    Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at Mcmenamins Kennedy School.

  • Does Mcmenamins Kennedy School offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Mcmenamins Kennedy School offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Does Mcmenamins Kennedy School offer free parking?

    Yes, Mcmenamins Kennedy School offers free parking.

  • How far is Mcmenamins Kennedy School from the airport?

    Mcmenamins Kennedy School is 4 km from Portland.

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Distance to city center

5.8 km

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Distance to airport

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