Stay Overnight In The 108 Year-Old Benson Hotel, An Allegedly Haunted Spot In Oregon
You’ll be immersed in history when you stay at The Benson in Portland, Oregon. This beautiful hotel was built in 1912, and its “Historic Stairwell” features more than 160 vintage photos and stories about its early days. During your stay, you night catch a glimpse of the original owner, Simon Benson…who has been dead since 1942.
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Are you ready to book a stay at this beautiful (and possibly haunted) hotel? Visit The Benson’s website, and make sure to follow its Facebook page.
Writer, editor and researcher with a passion for exploring new places. Catherine loves local bookstores, independent films, and spending time with her family, including Gus the golden retriever, who is a very good boy.
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