17 BEST HOTELS in Portland [July 2020]

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Boasting a one of a kind culture, Portland, Oregon is probably America’s hippest and most eclectic city. After all, their unofficial motto is ‘Keep Portland Weird‘!

But when visiting Portland, you probably don’t want a weird hotel – you want a great hotel! So to help you, we created this list of the 17 best Airbnb’s and the best hotels in Portland, Oregon. 

Our travel writers have included different types of options for different types of travelers, so you can easily find a place that suits your travel-style and fits within your travel-budget.

Let’s jump into it!

Note – Here at Hotel Jules we love hotels, but think that Airbnb’s are the BEST way to see a new city. They are affordable, memorable, and give you the rare opportunity to experience a new city like a local 🙂

Quick Answers – Best Hotels in Portland

At A Glance: Best Hotels in PORTLAND

BEST HOTELS IN PORTLAND
htjltbl-table__image Overall best Airbnb in PortlandOverall best Airbnb in PortlandNew Guesthouse with Creative Style and Local Charm
  • Wifi
  • Full kitchen
  • Airbnb Plus Experience
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htjltbl-table__image Best Airbnb for families/large groupsBest Airbnb for families/large groupsExplore Portland From a Stylish 4 Bedroom Home
  • Wifi
  • Bedroom comforts
  • ‘Airbnb Plus’ experience
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htjltbl-table__image Overall best hotel in PortlandOverall best hotel in PortlandHampton Inn And Suites By Hilton Portland-Pearl District
  • On-site bar
  • Fitness center
  • Indoor swimming pool
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htjltbl-table__image Coolest Airbnb in PortlandCoolest Airbnb in PortlandExplore Portland on Foot from an Eclectic Retreat
  • Garden or backyard
  • Free street parking
  • Airbnb Plus Experience
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htjltbl-table__image Best budget hotel in PortlandBest budget hotel in PortlandPark Lane Suites & Inn
  • Pet friendly
  • Full-size kitchens
  • Hotel is less than one kilometer from Oregon Symphony
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htjltbl-table__image Best luxury hotel in PortlandBest luxury hotel in PortlandThe Duniway Portland, A Hilton Hotel
  • On-site bar
  • Indoor pool
  • Large gym
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htjltbl-table__image Best budget Airbnb in PortlandBest budget Airbnb in PortlandBack Porch Bungalow-2 guests, 1 bdrm, private bath
  • Wifi
  • Clean and tidy
  • Superhost
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#1 – New Guesthouse with Creative Style and Local Charm

Overall best Airbnb in Portland

New Guesthouse with Creative Style and Local Charm

New Guesthouse with Creative Style and Local Charm is our pick for the overall best Airbnb in Portland

– $$$

– 1 bed/ 1 bath

– Sleeps up to 3 guests

– Airbnb Plus Experience

Decorated with local art, this loft-style apartment is one of the coolest ways to experience Portland! The house is simple, beautifully designed, and thanks to the reclaimed wood features, it has a very cozy and homey feel to it.

Bright and spacious, you can relax in your new home, and get a phenomenal night’s sleep on your cozy bed. But don’t get too comfy! The surrounding neighborhood is amazing and one of the best farmer’s markets in the whole city is just a few minutes walk away.

 

#2 – Explore Portland From a Stylish 4 Bedroom Home

Best Airbnb for families/large groups

Explore Portland From a Stylish 4 Bedroom Home

Explore Portland From a Stylish 4 Bedroom Home is the best Airbnb for families/large groups

– $$$$$

– 4 bedrooms/ 2 baths

– Sleeps up to 8 people

– Airbnb Plus Experience

If you are traveling with a group or large family and could use 5 beds to sleep everyone – this is the best option for you! Keep the whole posse under this one roof, and enjoy the modern design of this stunning and stylish house.

Boasting hundreds of perfect reviews, this house has 9-foot ceilings, spacious rooms, and enormous windows. But the cherry on top (literally) is the private rooftop patio with outdoor seating and amazing views. It’s the perfect place to enjoy a warm cup of tea and watch Portland go by.

 

#3 – Hampton Inn And Suites By Hilton Portland-Pearl District

Overall best hotel in Portland

Hampton Inn And Suites By Hilton Portland-Pearl District

Hampton Inn And Suites By Hilton Portland-Pearl District is our pick for the overall best hotel in Portland

– $$$

– Indoor swimming pool

– On-site bar

– Fitness center

As of writing, this hotel has a 9.3 rating with over 600 reviews! How could this NOT be our #1 recommendation? Featuring unique and eclectic decorations, the Hampton Inn and Suites by Hilton are very beautiful, but they are also very Portland.

The location is unbeatable, but we also love the amenities. Indoor swimming pool, a large fitness area, and free delicious breakfast served every morning. There is also a 24-hour on-site snack shop in case you get some late-night munchies.

 

#4 – Explore Portland on Foot from an Eclectic Retreat

Coolest Airbnb in Portland

Explore Portland on Foot from an Eclectic Retreat

Explore Portland on Foot from an Eclectic Retreat is our pick for the coolest Airbnb in Portland

– $$$$

– 1 bedroom/ 1 bath

– Sleeps up to 4 people

– Airbnb Plus Experience

This Airbnb has everything going for it – a friendly host, sparkling clean bathroom, outdoor seating, and beautiful/modern decor. That’s probably why it has hundreds of near-perfect reviews!

But our favorite part has to be the bedroom. Not only is it super cozy, but it features something extremely unique – a roll-up glass garage door! This one-of-a-kind feature is perfect for a sunny summer day when you want to relax in bed and feel the wind caress your skin.

 

#5 – Park Lane Suites & Inn

Best budget hotel in Portland

Park Lane Suites & Inn

Park Lane Suites & Inn is our pick for the best budget hotel in Portland

– $$

– Free wifi

– Full-size kitchens

– Pet friendly

If you want a hotel that is well-maintained, well-cleaned and comes at a great price – look no further than Park Lane Suites & Inn! Rooms come with free toiletries and towels, and the free wifi is fast and accessible throughout the entire property.

But the kitchen is where your value gets taken to the next level. The kitchen is fully equipped with all of the cooking supplies you could need, meaning you can lower food costs by cooking in your suite! Extra points for a great location.

 

#6 – The Duniway Portland, A Hilton Hotel

Best luxury hotel in Portland

The Duniway Portland, A Hilton Hotel

The Duniway Portland, A Hilton Hotel is our pick for the best luxury hotel in Portland

– $$$$$

– On-site bar

– Indoor pool

– Large gym

Perfectly mixing modern design with a classy ambiance, the Duniway is one of Portland’s best (and most legendary!) hotels. The speakeasy decor of the bar is stunning, making it a great place to relax and grab a tasty cocktail.

As expected, rooms in the Duniway Portland are quite luxurious. The rooms are enormous, and the beds and pillows have been described by guests as ‘heavenly’. Flatscreen TVs and work stations come equipped in every room, and the bathrooms are sparkling clean. If weather permits, check out the upstairs patio – it’s awesome.

 

#7 – Back Porch Bungalow-2 guests, 1 bdrm, private bath

Best budget Airbnb in Portland

Back Porch Bungalow-2 guests, 1 bdrm, private bath

Back Porch Bungalow-2 guests, 1 bdrm, private bath is our pick for the best budget Airbnb in Portland

– $$

– 1 bed/ 1 bath

– Sleeps up to 2 guests

– Superhost

Travelers on a tight budget will love this Airbnb. Offering free wifi and self-check-in, this budget stay is located in an old charming house that will make you feel like you are experiencing Portland like a true local.

The apartment is highly reviewed – most specifically for being quiet, and for having beds and pillows that are super comfy. This is a great place to stay for a good night’s rest, and the great location means you are close to Portland’s best sites and attractions.

 

Need a hotel near University? Read our guide to our favorite hotels near University of Portland!

#8 – The Inn at Northrup Station

The Inn at Northrup Station

– $$$

– Free wifi

– Free breakfast

– Rooftop BBQ facilities

If you like your hotel designed like it came straight out of a Salvador Dali painting – then The Inn at Northrup Station is going to be the perfect spot for you. Boasting a funky/trippy design with a retro flair, this is easily one of the coolest hotels we’ve ever seen!

But guests don’t just love the decor – this hotel offers you a ton of value as well. Free toiletries, fast wifi, BBQ facilities, and a delicious free breakfast served every morning. Since the hotel is located on the streetcar lines, they give out free passes to guests!

 

#9 – The Mark Spencer Hotel

The Mark Spencer Hotel

– $$$$

– Free wifi

– Free breakfast

– Room service available

Well-decorated and well-reviewed, this boutique hotel is a big hit with travelers in Portland. We love the location – right next to Pearl Street and all of the amazing downtown sights that Portland has to offer!

Beds and pillows are cozy, and the staff is extremely helpful and friendly. A local restaurant caters for room service, and be sure to catch the free delicious breakfast served hot every morning. Be sure to ask the staff about their wine tasting.

 

#10 – HI – Portland Northwest Hostel

HI - Portland Northwest Hostel

– $

– Portland’s best hostel

– Dorms and privates available

– Free breakfast

If you are on a super-tight budget, hostels are the best way to go! HI – Portland is a very popular hostel that offers great lodging for anyone looking to cut down their travel costs.

The dorms are extremely clean, and the bathrooms are also very well-maintained. Beds are comfy, pillows are cozy, and the air conditioning means your room won’t get too hot in the summer. Free towels are also available.

 

#11 – Hotel Eastlund

Hotel Eastlund

– $$$$

– 2 restaurants

– Free parking

Being centrally located in a smaller city like Portland really has it’s perks, and is one of the biggest reasons we love Hote Eastlund. Only a 2-minute walk from the convention center, this hotel is lovely, while also offering you a ton of bang for your buck.

Upon first impression, the lobby of this hotel is designed with modern decor. The rooms are enormous and impeccably cleaned and feature a smart flatscreen TV. Be sure to check out the on-site restaurant and the rooftop seating.

 

#12 – AC Hotel by Marriott Portland Downtown, Oregon

AC Hotel by Marriott Portland Downtown, Oregon

– $$$

– On-site bar

– On-site restaurant

– Free wifi

Boasting local art and a delicious on-site restaurant is one of the coolest hotels in Portland – the AC Hotel by Marriott. Guests appreciate the cleanliness of this hotel, as well as its steps to reduce waste (like offering ‘hydration stations’ on every floor).

Rooms are enormous and come equipped with comfy beds and flatscreen TVs. Bathrooms are sparkling clean and come with free toiletries. Extra points for the large gym area!

 

#13 – Modern Alberta Studio in central NE!

Modern Alberta Studio in central NE!

– $$$$

– Studio with one bed

– Sleeps up to 2 guests

– Superhost

This cute studio is the perfect stay for a solo traveler or couple looking to splurge and stay in a beautiful and thoughtfully designed space. The apartment is quite bright, and guests love the stylish details that give the apartment a homey and cozy feel.

If you are looking to save money, you’ll be happy to know there is a small kitchen in the apartment and some supermarkets within walking distance. This part of northeast Portland is very trendy, and you’ll be near some of the city’s best shops, cafes, and bars.

 

#14 – Close-in Private getaway in the trees

Close-in Private getaway in the trees

– $$$

– 1 bed/ 1 bath

– Sleeps up to 4 guests

– Superhosts

Next to the at district, this Airbnb is well-located near tons of Portland’s most amazing shops, clubs, bars, restaurants, and cafes. Be sure to ask your Superhost for recommendations – she’s super helpful.

The property itself is quite cute and homey. Guests love the old home-grown trees and the outdoor yard which has two separate decks. The bed is extremely comfortable and great for anyone who wants to get a solid night’s rest.

 

#15 – La Quinta by Wyndham Portland Airport

La Quinta by Wyndham Portland Airport

– $$

– Fitness center

– Free breakfast

If you are on a tight budget and have an early flight to catch, La Quinta by Wyndham Aiport is literally made for you! The hotel comes in at a low price but offers its guests a ton of value including an on-site gym and in-room heater.

If you want to take your value to the next level, then be sure to grab some of the free continental breakfast served in the morning, and catch the free airport shuttle for your flight out.

 

#16 – Kimpton Hotel Vintage Portland

Kimpton Hotel Vintage Portland

– $$$$$

– On-site bar

– Free breakfast for some rooms

– Room service

The last hotel on our list is also one of the highest-rated in the entire city – the Kimpton Hotel Vintage Portland. And ‘vintage’ is no lie – this hotel has some amazing decorations and a fun/vintage ambiance that guests adore.

Breakfast is free for some rooms, and it is always delicious. Rooms are large and cozy, and come equipped with comfy beds, bathrobes, and flatscreen TVs. Be sure to ask the staff about their free bike rentals!

 

#17 – Little Blue

Little Blue

– $$$$

– Tiny house!

– 1 bed/ 1 bath

– Sleeps up to 2 guests

– Superhost

Being the only tiny house on our list, this Airbnb has definitely earned its name of ‘Little Blue’. Located in the art district, this tiny house was handcrafted with a lot of love and is a perfect cute stay for couples wanting a romantic weekend.

The kitchen is small but very usable, and the bathroom is designed to accommodate everyone – regardless of their height. And the best part? You are only a few-minute walk to some of Portland’s coolest and hippest pubs.

 

Final thoughts on the best hotels in Portland

Well, there you have it, the most EPIC list of the best Airbnb’s and best hotels in Portland, Oregon!

We know that this list has enough options so you can easily find one that suits your style and fits within your budget.

And remember, Airbnb’s are our favorite way to experience a new city – if you haven’t already, you should give them a try 🙂

Safe travels!

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About the Author Aaron Hovanesian

Born in Los Angeles, Aaron Hovanesian is one of the original staff writers for Hotel Jules. Having backpacked the world as a young man, Aaron now prefers to travel the world in luxury, proudly staying in the world's most amazing hotels and properties.When Aaron is not traveling he lives in Western Colorado he can be found brewing his own beer (probably an IPA) or spending time with his two amazing golden retrievers.