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Eugene Whiteaker Hostel

970 West 3rd Ave, Eugene, OR 97402
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Diego
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

this place was great! the owner Mac is the nicest hardest working man in the industry. Yet, never too busy to give travel advice to his patrons. The staff is chill and also very knowledgeable about the surrounding area. they have SUPER FAST internet, washer driers, and even guitars laying around in case someone want to play. the house and... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I will admit on the positive side this 'hostel' was very clean except for the ants in the kitchen. However, anyone who stays at this hostel MUST know that the owner, Mac, is an extremely mentally unbalanced person. He's only 'nice' to the people he chooses to be congenial to. The staff are indifferent and very unfriendly. I wouldn't recommend... More

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Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
39 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are no longer the typical hostel-based travelers that we once were but we loved our stay in the Eugene Whiteaker Hostel. There is a wonderful, warm community feel to it, we were given a great introduction to the area and the hostel and we loved the option to have our own room and bathroom. I would absolutely stay here... More

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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Three of us stayed in 'The Loft' at the hostel 'part deux' around the corner from the main hostel. It was great Cool in the bedroom thanks to a small window a/c unit and a nice kitchen with dining area. We loved watching the moon come up while we sat on our private patio and drank wine! The only negative... More

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We came to Eugene to attend the Oregon Country fair and decided an alternative stay would be fitting. We were blown away by this Hostel. If you want the luxuries of hotel stay and business travel, stay away. But if you want an artsy experience with camaraderie and a sense of community, this place is the best. Only 7 years... More

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McKinleyville, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This is the only Hostel I have ever stayed at so I cannot compare it directly to others, but I have stayed at many motels/ hotels and I would prefer to stay at this hostel anytime. It came recommended by friends in the Eugene area in 2010 and I have stayed there every visit since. The neighborhood is great, the... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014 via mobile

Clean and warm. Nice staff. Coffee and breakfast in the morning. So much better then a hotel and half the price. Bring your own pillow, theirs are questionable age. I was really late my first night and had no trouble getting in. Nice place to chill in the common area.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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28 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Arrived very late at night. Young woman at the desk couldn't find our reservation. Finally did but for the next night. Room we were supposed to have called "The Loft" was apparently still occupied, but no one knew for certain. She found us another private room. Next morning, good news--Loft available. I asked if we'd have the next two nights... More

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Mac H, Owner at Eugene Whiteaker Hostel, responded to this review

I would like to offer my sincerest apologies for your experience during your stay at the Eugene Hostel. It is always difficult to have a late check-in for the Loft, but it doesn't excuse the miscommunication that occurred during your stay. At that time, I was working to transition out of the management roll and had enlisted new people to... More

Bellingham, Washington
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

The perfect place for anyone who appreciates art, music, books, affordable prices, and meeting interesting people... The Eugene Whiteaker Hostel has won a piece of my heart, and I know I will always stop in and stay awhile whenever I pass nearby. Of the hostel's two properties, one is more active and centered around socializing. It has a rec room,... More

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Jasper, Alberta, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

Absolutely, this is the best hostel I've ever used. Unfortunately, many people don't know this hostel because this is located in Eugene. If you have a chance to stay there, definitely book here. I recommend you so strongly and I'm sure that you must enjoy spending time. Price is also reasonable compared other hostels, that is located each big city.... More

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Mac H, Manager at Eugene Whiteaker Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the visit and the great review! I hope your bike trip is going wonderfully... Cheers, Mac and Crew More

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Address: 970 West 3rd Ave, Eugene, OR 97402
Location: United States > Oregon > Eugene
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