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Bluebird Guesthouse

3517 SE Division St., Portland, OR 97202
Bluebird Guesthouse
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Denver, Colorado
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For the cost, you can't beat this location and amenities. The Ken Kesey room is especially nice as it is off to itself in the back and very quiet. Everything is clean and well maintained, and as a bonus the AC kept up with the 100 degree hot-spell we experienced.

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We stayed for 3 nights and had a lovely time. The house is gorgeous and clean and the 'serve yourself' breakfast is very generous. The location is perfect. Plenty of quality places to eat nearby and possibly one of the prettiest and most interesting areas of Portland that we saw. We had a lot of privacy but also had the... More 

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Canyon, Texas
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

My husband and I just spent four nights in Portland. We planned on staying with family the first two nights and at Bluebird the last two based on recommendations from a dear friend. He loves it there and stays often and has stayed several times in the room he recommended we stay in, the Gabriel Garcia-Marquez room. He told us... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I absolutely loved my stay at the Bluebird Guesthouse. I have to travel down to Portland once a month for work, and I plan to stay there again. I would have stayed this month but they were already booked up a month ahead of time for the weekend! They had an excellent selection of food for breakfast, bagels, jam, vegan... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

The Blue Bird has slowly become a part of our family. My grandma lived at an assisted living facility on SE Hawthorne. Finding accommodation nearby for visiting family members has been a challenge, particularly as they crack down on airbnb in the city. The Blue Bird is an excellent choice for a budget minded traveler. I stayed in both the... More 

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Billings, MT
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We've stayed here when in Portland since about 2006, and have few complaints about the guesthouse itself. It's simple, we don't have to make nice with owners and breakfast folks, which is how we like it. However, this summer Portland has seen fit to remove numerous parking spaces on Division, making it nearly impossible to park anywhere near the guesthouse.... More 

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Durham NC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I stayed at his guesthouse with a friend. The room and the bath were very clean and the bed comfortable. The steps to our room on the 2nd floor were very steep which would present a problem for some older or disabled people. The breakfast options were limited and there is no where near to buy breakfast. However I mentioned... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Run down and dirty, bathrooms and bedding and towels were clean but kitchen counters were sticky greasy, furniture was worn out and dirty and needed to be redone. The sister b&b is a much better place and would recommended it over Bluebird any day.

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San Pedro, Belize
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I guess is was quaint but I was not impressed. Upon arrival a 1/2 hour early there was only a cleaning lady in the kitchen, who when spoken to said Hi - that is it. 45 minutes later we went back to her and said " we were wanting to check in". She then said oh you can go to... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I stayed at the Bluebird Guesthouse for two nights, one night in the Garcia Room and one night in the Beverly Cleary room. I had to change rooms because it was a last-minute booking, but the change was painless - all I had to do was leave my suitcase in the room when I left the first morning and when... More 

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