Hostels in Portland

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Featured Hostels in Portland

HI Portland Hawthorne District - Hostel
1.5 out of 5
3031 SE Hawthorne Boulevard, Portland, OR
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per night
Dec 10 - Dec 11

Located in Sunnyside, this eco-friendly hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Hawthorne District and Oregon Convention Center. Oregon Museum of Science and Industry ...

4.3/5Excellent! (38 reviews)

"This place was very clean, environment friendly, great location walking distance to several places to eat. Breakfast was cereal, I am not sure if anything else since I was one of the last ones to leave and that was all that was left. The bed was essentially a really thin mattress on a wooden bunk ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2019

HI Portland Hawthorne District - Hostel
Travelers House
2 out of 5
710 N Alberta St, Portland, OR
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Located in Mississippi District, this hostel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, Oregon Convention Center, and Veterans Memorial Coliseum. ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (17 reviews)

"This was a great economical option for my visit to Portland. The majority of the "travelers" are on the younger side but it is a very welcoming, accepting environment. I honestly preferred staying here compared to the usual "budget" motel/hotel options. TH is in a great location (in the Mississippi ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2019

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Radisson RED Portland Downtown
Radisson RED Portland Downtown
3.5 out of 5
1455 S.W. Broadway, Portland, OR
per night
Dec 12 - Dec 13
4.5/5Wonderful! (794 reviews)

"Friendly staff and great customer service. I was able to bring my dog to the main restaurant (oui) which was great!"…"

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2019

Radisson RED Portland Downtown
The Hotel Zags Portland
The Hotel Zags Portland
4 out of 5
515 Southwest Clay St, Portland, OR
per night
Dec 15 - Dec 16
4.2/5Very Good! (2,329 reviews)

"I loved everything about the hotel. My stay was pleasant and wonderful. I would recommend the hotel to all my friends and family."…"

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2019

The Hotel Zags Portland
4.5 out of 5
750 SW Alder Street, Portland, OR
per night
Dec 23 - Dec 24
4.4/5Wonderful! (2,002 reviews)

"Love this property, we will definitely come back."…"

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2019

Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

What Is a Hostel?

If you're hoping to find an affordable place to stay in Portland, there are 611 accommodations here to pick from, including hostels. No two hostels look exactly the same, but these dormitory-style accommodations all have the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms)
  • Low prices
  • A social environment

Hostels are a great way to stay in Portland for a good value, so you can save more for sightseeing. We've heard good things about this destination's natural setting, including its river views and gardens.

Hostels in Portland

Ready to book a hostel in town? These top picks have the best reviews from our guests and could be a good place to start looking:

Travelers House - Property features include free WiFi, free parking, and a shared/communal kitchen. Rooms come with lockers.

HI Portland Hawthorne District - Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and a shared/communal kitchen.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Portland?

Good weather's definitely a plus when you want to venture out and explore, so here's some information that might be helpful:

  • The hottest months are typically August and July, while December and January are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 58° F and nighttime temperatures average 32° F
  • April-June: 75° F is the daytime average and 39° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 80° F and nighttime averages are around 44° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 70° F during the day and 31° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 41.65 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Portland?

Depending on your interests, you might enjoy these places:

Top Sights
  • Moda Center
  • Pioneer Courthouse Square
  • Tom McCall Waterfront Park
Natural Features
  • Portland Japanese Garden
  • Simon and Helen Director Park
  • Lownsdale Square
Cultural Attractions
  • Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
  • End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center
  • Portland Center for the Performing Arts

Generally, Portland is known for its:

  • Parks
  • Riverfront
  • Biking
  • Theater
  • Gardens
  • Shopping
  • Live music
  • Art
  • Entertainment
  • Restaurants

How to Get to Portland and Around the Area

You can fly into the nearest airport in Portland, OR (PDX-Portland Intl.), located 6.7 mi (10.7 km) away from the city center. An alternative is Salem, OR (SLE-McNary Field), located 45 mi (72.5 km) away. After you've arrived, you may want to make use of public transit. You can walk to nearby metro stations including SW 6th-Madison Street Station, City Hall-SW 5th and Jefferson Street Station, and Pioneer Square South Station. To explore more of the surrounding area, catch a train at Portland Union Station, Beaverton Hall-Nimbus Station, or Tigard Transit Center Station.

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