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Red Lion Hotel on the River Jantzen Beach
Reviewed on Nov 30, 2020
Radisson RED Portland Downtown
Reviewed on Nov 2, 2020
River's Edge Hotel
Reviewed on Dec 1, 2020
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
- Portland Japanese Garden
- Simon and Helen Director Park
- Lownsdale Square
- 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:
- Live music
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.