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Hostelling International - Northwest Portland Hostel

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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Me and my friend are traveling the west coast and chose to stay in Portland for a week. The hostel was clean, comfortable and extremely friendly! The staff seemed like a group of friends and it really reflected on the whole experience. Makes you believe in human kind all over again :)

1Thank Lilach F
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Loved my stay here. Had been downtown for a night at other accommodation and it was noisy with traffic at night. Being jetlagged I looked for alternative accommodation. Wandered uptown and asked at Reception and they had a single room for the nights I needed in the guesthouse (Green Leaf) next door. Very comfy bed, good air con in rooms....

1Thank Claire J
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 3 August 2016

I stayed here for a week while in town for a conference at the Oregon Convention Center. This is a great location to stay while in Portland, since it's by the trendy Alphabet district with plenty of cafes and restaurants. It is also within a couple blocks from Trader Joe's to pick up groceries. I easily walked to the Rose...

1Thank Anna L
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

The staff were great and the facilities were very adequate. It was a 10 minute walk to anything that you wanted to do--attractions or places to eat. Easy street parking is available for a nominal fee. This is an easy place to stay with no frills.

1Thank JKcoe968
Reviewed 29 July 2016

I stayed in lots of hostels on my trip and this was my favourite. I really liked the neighbourhood, the staff were friendly, the atmosphere was really nice. I made friends with some of the other travellers as everyone was so great. The breakfast was very simple but decent. My bed was comfortable and my dorm smelt fine. The prices...

1Thank Dean A
Surrey, Canada
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

My wife and I got a private room here for the night, and we looked online before we booked and it seemed good. That was until we got there. It looks to be in a somewhat rough part of Portland with people sleeping in the park across the street, to the weird people walking around who looked like drug users...

Thank CanucksKickAzz
Boise, Idaho
Reviewed 19 July 2016

I stayed in a private room for $100. Towels were old and rough & bedspread was old and musty. The bathmat and hand towel in the bathroom was old and dirty. I thought there might be soap in the shower. I was thankful for the fan in the room since all but one window was painted shut! I don't normally...

2Thank chrispat91
salt lake city
Reviewed 10 July 2016

The private rooms were fine. The beds were comfortable. We were in an old Victorian Apartment. The people who worked there were so kind, helpful, and accommodating. Breakfast was free bread/pastries/coffee/tea. The kitchen and gardens were great. Met some very nice and interesting people. I would totally go there again. Great location for market(Trader Joe's and Fred Meyer), shopping, and...

1Thank Diane2853
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights and the stale smell inside the house was overwhelming, they really need to open some windows and get some fresh air into the place. The double bed felt as though it was as old as the house and desperately needs replacing. Apart from been in a good location, this hostel needs some work and do not...

2Thank Alex G
Panama City, Florida
Reviewed 24 May 2016

This hostel was an excellent location. I rented a car from the airport when I flew in and was able to get a pass to park close to the hostel for $2 a day. The hostel does provide linens and towels but I would recommend to bring a pillow.

1Thank nursekatie2009

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Private rooms and dorms, common kitchen, outdoor courtyard and gardens. Central location in NW Portland near the Pearl. Portland's best bargain! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostelling International - Northwest Portland Hostel

Address: 425 NW 18th Avenue, Portland, OR 97209
Region: United States > Oregon > Portland
Price Range: €32 - €102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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“Better bread selection if you get up earlier.”
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“If you want a private room, ask to see what's available as each one is uniquely decorated.”
 of 5 bubbles cathyvm, 31 Oct 2015 | Read review
“I was in room 5 on the ground floor, directly across from bathrooms & reception, and had no issues with noise.”
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