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Eugene Whiteaker Hostel

970 West 3rd Ave, Eugene, OR 97402
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
richard a Eugene, Oregon
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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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Eugene, Oregon
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28 reviews 28 reviews
26 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Skip the Hilton or Holiday Inn, why bother? The Loft has kitchen, bathroom, living area, dining area and cozy bedroom. A back balcony allows for an individual yoga practice. In the morning French press coffee and pancakes are the norm. Mac, the owner, lives on the premises and is friendly, knowledgable, polite and cool. All of the guests were friendly... More

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Eugene, Oregon
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Whiteaker hostel was way cool. The staff was friendly, accommodations comfortable, and the neighborhood can’t be beat with its variety of breweries and restaurants all within walking distance. The hostel actually owns two locations very close to each other (I’ve stayed at both) and they are each unique and great in their own ways, just depending on the experience... More

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San Diego
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 August 15, 2014

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
96 reviews 96 reviews
41 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

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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Senior Contributor
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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Senior Contributor
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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53 reviews 53 reviews
29 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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

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