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Hostelling International - Northwest Portland Hostel

425 NW 18th Avenue, Portland, OR 97209
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a really nice hostel. It is well-located within easy walking distance to downtown and Washington Park. The surrounding area is safe and leafy with lots of independent cafes and restaurants and there is a well-stocked grocery store a few blocks away. I came on public transport, but I did hear several reports of parking issues, so be aware... More

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Wadhurst, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed in a room in the guesthouse for 4 days. The house was beautiful, with comfortable, quiet communal areas. My room was large and very clean. The shared bathrooms were a little dated, but very clean. The hostel proper was very well-equipped, and the staff extremely helpful. The location is great, about 20 minutes walk from town, and in... More

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San Marcos, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommend this Hostel if you are looking for a great location to many nearby attractions. Furthermore, the staff is knowledgable, helpful, friendly, accomodating and peaceful. This hostel is clean and offers daily activities to enhance your visit to Portland or to allow you to connect with other visitors. I participated in the Pub tour, 4-T, dinner and movie night,... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We always enjoy staying with Hostelling International as they always provide a good hostel experience. We had a private room in this hostel, and it seemed more like a room in a nice b&b than a hostel. The bathrooms are shared, but there was one right next to us in the hallway and we never had any problems waiting to... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome and friendly staff who provide you with maps and tourist info upon arrival. Good sized rooms. 1 private bathroom to every 4 bed room. Towels provided free and can rent a locker key free! Amazing nightly rates. Good kitchen facilities and yummy pastries for breakfast. Centrally located and near shopping district and downtown. Portland is a very walkable city!... More

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Pella, Iowa
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55 reviews 55 reviews
42 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the dorm for one night and we found it very easily. The staff was friendly and helping. The dorm was spacious and it was clean. We also liked the laundry service. We definitely recommend this Hostel International.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While other H.I. hostels might offer a higher grade of amenities, this one is slightly older - but the value for money you get is fair. It's the most affordable H.I. I've stayed in, almost half the price of the Boston or the Sydney H.I. dorm bed, so you can't expect the same level of service. It's a good solution... More

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Victoria, Canada
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13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I travelled with a university group in late May and was disappointed by this HI location. We stayed in the separate group building that faced Glisan St, occupying the largest rooms upstairs for 5 nights. I can't comment on the value provided it was already paid for, but the quality seemed somewhat below HI expectations. However, some pros we liked... More

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Calgary, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hostel is in a good location, within a beautiful neighbourhood. It is close enough you can walk to downtown, all the main neighbourhoods and attractions but you are far enough away from the noise. Parking is a challenge because the lot is small and street parking is a challenge due to all the residents. The hostel isn't the funniest... More

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London, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
34 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hostel really was very nice. There is a feeling as though you are staying in a guesthouse. The building is very nice and cosy and has lots of places to sit and relax, including an outdoor terrace. The rooms are very comfortable and spacious and have nice big lockers for everyone. I found the place to be very clean,... More

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Address: 425 NW 18th Avenue, Portland, OR 97209
Location: United States > Oregon > Portland
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Private rooms and dorms, common kitchen, outdoor courtyard and gardens. Central location in NW Portland near the Pearl. Portland's best bargain! ... more   less 
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