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3517 SE Division St., Portland, OR 97202
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Bluebird Guesthouse
Ranked #16 of 40 Portland B&B and Inns
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  • 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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Billings, MT
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Indianapolis, Indiana
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51 reviews 51 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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Hollywood, CA
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

My girlfriend and I visited my sister in Portland for a week, so my folks treated us to the "best room in the house" -- the Beverly Cleary room -- at the Bluebird Guesthouse in Portland's Hawthorne district. Our room was upstairs, directly above the house's front entrance, and it had its own bathroom (which is a MUST, in my... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We enjoyed our six-night stay and the charming location. Very comfy linens, mattress, pillows, blankets and bath robes! Enjoyed the make-your-own-breakfast and make-your-own-conversation feature, as I usually loathe the breakfast chat at most b&b's! One tip to the owners would be to include some more info for guests on your website about how to get around the neighborhood on foot/by... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Me and my best friend just got off a 21 hour Amtrak trip from Salinas to Portland, neither of us had much sleep. Got a cab ride to the house. Beautiful old 1900's home that has the charm and warmth you will not find in any newer home. we rented two separate bedrooms. There were a couple of guys sitting... More

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Portland, Oregon
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Although I am a local, at times I want to stay in a neighborhood where I'm attending a dining event. Bluebird Guesthouse is only a block from the top-rated Ava Gene's, and close-by to Block+Tackle/Roe, Pok Pok and more. I made a same-day reservation when it looked like we were in for a rare snowstorm and I wanted to make... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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25 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

Now here is a place. Amid all the identikit hotel rooms the world over, this conversion of a charming house is beautifully done and oozes character while it is located on trendy Division Street in Portland so is very handily placed. The breakfast is a help yourself job with strong coffee (Starbucks and company take note), the shower is located... More

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Address: 3517 SE Division St., Portland, OR 97202
Location: United States > Oregon > Portland
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Gabriel Garcia-Marquez, Beverly Cleary and Ken Kesey are not names of past guests but of rooms at the Bluebird Guesthouse. This captivating 1910 Arts & Crafts house, combining Old Portland warmth with modern amenities, shows off a character not found in a typical hotel, we're more akin to a simple bed & breakfast inn. Well reviewed, affordable, clean and centrally located in close-in SE - an ideal place to stay for a visit ~ We have 7 guest rooms, 2 with king beds are en-suite and 5 with queen beds are shared bathrooms (multiple bathrooms with showers and a claw foot soaking tub = no waiting). Vibrant and stylish social areas are perfect for relaxing or entertaining, and a full kitchen is available for your use, as well. Included amenities: continental breakfast, fast wi-fi & an internet computer. Located in the Division / Clinton Neighborhood where an amazing restaurant scene and boutique shopping are a walk away. Close by are Hawthorne, Belmont, Reed College etc. while Sellwood or Downtown are 10 - 15 minute drives. Learn more about us, check availability & reserve directly from our website. ... more   less 
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