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HI Portland - Northwest

425 NW 18th Avenue, Oregon, Portland, USA, Distance from city centre: 1.2km

Rating: 87% from 17 reviews

  • 85%Atmosphere
  • 89%Staff
  • 88%Security
  • 88%Cleanliness
  • 88%Location
  • 87%Value for money
  • 85%Facilities

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  • I loved this place, the back courtyard area was amazing. The staff was a little harsh about some things. One girl would yell at us for being loud after hours, which I get it, but you don't have to be nasty about it. Also maybe I'm used to European hostels where you can drink alcohol inside, but that is not allowed here. Also fine, just let people know ahead of time as not to get yelled at for opening a beer. I came in late at night but I was never shown around the place or told there was coffee.
  • 94%
  • 22 Aug 2016 Erin USA
  • Staff was friendly and helpful. Nothing really to complain about here. I especially loved the hostel-sponsored events I attended! One was a brewery tour/bar crawl and the other was a live music show in the garden.
  • 91%
  • 24 Jul 2016 Jamie USA
  • Better to make it clear that hostel does not have the elevator so that the visitor would bring the awareness in case of having a big luggage. There are a number of steps that you have to carry in the front door and the way to storage room.
  • 80%
  • 17 May 2016 Teerawat Thailand
  • Staff were friendly and help, other guests were friend as well. Building is older, but gives it charm. Claw-foot tubs can be risky when as uncoordinated as I am. Showers can get hot and have good water pressure. Pretty clean despite the age of the building - and linens and towels were all clean. Breakfast bread donated by a local bakery was delicious, even day old. Would *DEFINITELY* recommend staying here. I hope to stay here again when I'm next in Portland.
  • 97%
  • 11 Apr 2016 Anonymous USA
  • A very friendly staff, friendly environment. Good prices, lots to do.
  • 100%
  • 17 Feb 2016 Jason USA
  • Like most of the HI hostels I've stayed in the location is great. Took the Red Line Max from the airport to Providence Park and was only a 7-8 min walk. On the other side it was also like most HI hostels in that the atmosphere is a little uptight and the group outings are pretty lame. I understand it was February but the vibe is still basic.
  • 66%
  • 06 Feb 2016 Kevin USA
  • wonderful
  • 83%
  • 03 Feb 2016 Anonymous USA
  • Great location. My only annoyance was the bright EXIT sign that was in eye line with my pillow. Had to hang a towel to block the light from my eyes.
  • 86%
  • 21 Dec 2015 Carl USA
  • Very nice hostel and full of history. the staff are help and facilities is good.
  • 94%
  • 13 Dec 2015 Anonymous China
  • Such a beautiful hostel, pretty close to downtown Portland (I walked most of the time, except for when I was running late). Lots of beautiful trees and outdoor seating, also several different cozy common areas that made it easy to meet other travelers. Free breads from local cafes and coffee in the morning, and they offered many different events even though I didn't have the time to attend any. The staff was all very kind and helpful. Clean, and (with some extra bedding) comfortable.
  • 94%
  • 06 Nov 2015 Anonymous USA
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