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Top 15 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Portland, OR, USA - Updated 2020

Top 15 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Portland, OR, USA
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With its delectable food, stunning nature and edgy neighbourhoods, Portland is truly a unique, weird, and lively city. You’ll love how easy it is to get around by walking or riding a bicycle. In fact, Portland was recently crowned the United States’ most bicycle-friendly city! Take a sip of a cold beer and make new friends, or simply just marvel at the gorgeous natural attractions in one of USA’s greenest cities. Oregon’s Portland welcomes you with open arms, so relax in this splendid city with a stay at one of these 15 Airbnb vacation rentals for the perfect weekend getaway:

1. Luxury home above downtown (340 USD)

Professionally decorated, completely furnished, and with 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, this luxurious home is just minutes from NW 23rd Avenue’s restaurants, trendy boutiques, and cafes. The hand-carved 4-poster bed includes a pillow-top mattress and luxe bedding, all designed with your comfort in mind! If that isn’t enough, the second bedroom is of a more masculine design, including a craftsman-style 4-poster bed and stained glass lighting. The walk-in closet is as big as the master bedroom itself! With sufficient shelves and hangers, your outfits can be beautifully laid out. Pamper yourself in the deep jetted tub. Even better, all the lotions and potions you need for a bubbling and refreshing time are all generously provided by the hosts. If going to the gym is an integral part of your life, you are in luck! Go to the gym anytime you want, all in the comfort of your own home. The expansive covered patio is suitable for day or night entertaining. There are chairs and tables for gatherings, as well as a gas grill if you are a fan of barbecued food. This optional cinema is available if you would like to watch a movie theatre style, host a concert, or maybe watch a family slideshow for old time’s sake.

Luxury home above Downtown

Address: Forest Park, Portland, OR (see map)

Price: from 340 USD

Number of Guests: 9

Access: Take the red line from PDX International Airport

2. Zen loft garage (206 USD)

Located at Portland’s famous Division and Hawthorne streets, this large two-car garage was converted into a modern and groovy industrial-style living space, creating a sleek and stylish space that you can call home. Connected to the outdoor patio, this sleek, simple, and fully equipped kitchen also includes chef-quality appliances, an island range, and a bar. Take a refreshing soak in the bubbling hot waters of this al fresco hot tub. Prefer a secluded area to hide away? Shut the blinds and snuggle up on the plush couches for a movie night. Stairway to heaven? You bet! Skip up these short steps to reach a true paradise of fresh linens on a comfy bed. Sink into this single loft bed after a long day, and you will never want to get up!

Zen Loft Garage

Address: Richmond, Portland, OR (see map)

Price: from 206 USD

Number of Guests: 2

Access: 2 blocks from SE Division St and 6 blocks from SE Hawthorne St.

3. Tugboat house on the Columbia River (155 USD)

This one-of-a-kind modern converted tugboat house includes three decks with unobstructed views of the stunning Columbia River. The fully equipped kitchen includes a propane stove and heated tiles, as well as a gorgeous view of the large deck through the sliding doors. What can beat eating with a view? Head outside and enjoy a tasty barbecue while admiring the ripples of the river. Lounge on the large deck and breathe in the sea salt tinged air, as the water’s motion rocks you to sleep. Let the amazing view sleep with you tonight, as the bedroom is a piece of heaven with windows surrounding it at all sides.

Tugboat house on the Columbia River

Address: Sunderland, Portland, OR (see map)

Price: from 155 USD

Number of Guests: 2

Access: 5 miles (8 km) away from Hayden Island grocery store

4. Decor dream (128 USD)

Travel back in time to the 1980’s Art Deco Revival in this beautiful home. This house was built by founder and creator of the Original Gardenburger product, Paul Wenner, and was born from inspiration he got when on a trip at South Beach, Florida. This large, roomy, and comfortable shared living space is a common area for all guests. Make yourself feel at home and perform a little song on the mini stage. How cool is that?! The back wall of the living room is also tastefully decorated with a fiber optic cityscape of fireworks. Can you believe that this faux fireplace was once used as a set piece in a Fred Astaire / Ginger Rogers movie? We won’t blame you if you say this is the coolest kitchen you have ever seen in your life. Just look at those shining lights! This funky space looks more like a dressing room for celebrities than a kitchen. Lie on the comfy queen-sized bed, and admire the twinkle from the faux stars as they glimmer in the dark. Or look to the side to observe the bright and cheerful fish as they glide peacefully in the clear waters of the fish tank. The second bedroom includes a single bed for an additional visitor or child. Head to the hot and steamy sauna before cooling off in the bathtub. Don’t you think the dramatic lighting fits the specific areas perfectly?

Deco Dream

Address: Sunnyside, Portland, OR (see map)

Price: from 128 USD

Number of Guests: 5

Access: 2 blocks away from the heart of the Hawthorne shopping district

5. Eco city cabin (112 USD)

Feel right at home in this charming city cabin surrounded by leafy green plants, berries, and fruit trees. Located in the Mississippi / Williams neighbourhood, be sure to check out the wonderful restaurants, breweries, and artisan shops. Your bedroom is tastefully decorated with unique and interesting decor that gives the cabin a very inviting and welcoming vibe. The bathroom is spacious, and the soft wooden furnishings give it a comforting and natural feel. Be at one with nature amongst the lush and calming greenery of the back patio. Doesn’t this beautiful garden look like it is in the middle of a magical forest? The cabin glows at night, the fairy lights glimmering behind the backdrop of the leaves a beautiful and magical sight.

Eco City Cabin

Address: King, Portland, OR (see map)

Price: from 112 USD

Number of Guests: 2

Access: 20 minutes from downtown by bus

6. Modern "passive" house (92 USD)

Certified as one of the most energy-efficient houses in the United States, this “passive house” means it is primarily heated by the sun and stays warm or cool with the help of airtight insulation. Hence, due to the low power, the energy is offset by roof solar panels, enabling the home to be net-zero energy. Designed and built by PDX Living, the home has been featured in a variety of publications, has been used as a film set, and has been showcased on tours sponsored by the Earth Advantage Institute. A heat-recovery ventilation system delivers fresh, filtered air to each room in the home 24/7/365, great for those with allergies. Some reclaimed features of this house are the crate hardwood floors, high-efficiency multi-colour indirect lighting, custom fixtures throughout, and twist-and-turn triple-pane windows. Embrace Portland in all of its beauty as you chill out on the deck and wave hello to the neighbours across the street!

Modern "Passive" House

Address: Montavilla, Portland, OR (see map)

Price: from 92 USD

Number of Guests: 2

Access: 10-minute drive or bike ride from downtown

7. Pearl District private suite (129 USD)

Enter the heart of Portland’s downtown Pearl District. Walk to a myriad of attractions, including the Art Institute of Portland, Chinese Garden, Chinatown, and the Saturday Market. You’re also close to the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall and Portland State University, which you can get to easily by car. Elegant, stylish, and airy, this Pearl District private suite is perfect for couples looking for both privacy and convenience. Doing work on vacation can be hard, that’s why we recommend you start cracking in this conducive space. Even though cooking is not allowed in this suite, feel free to help yourself to coffee and use the refrigerator and hot pot. Afraid there would be insufficient space to store your many outfits? Fear no more, for none of your outfits will be homeless in this luxurious suite. Relax in this lovely courtyard, the perfect location for chilling while sipping on some hot coffee or tea.

Pearl District Private Suite

Address: Pearl, Portland, OR (see map)

Price: from 129 USD

Number of Guests: 2

Access: Close to downtown Portland

8. Bright, modern loft in north PDX (103 USD)

Situated less than a mile (1.6 km) from the University of Portland, this colourful and bright loft is located near restaurants, a fitness centre, farmers’ market, and thrift stores. The loft itself is full of interesting touches, from handcrafted light fixtures to the use of reclaimed wood. Here’s a close up of some of the custom light fixtures in the kitchen. PS: the kitchen shelves were once high school bleachers! Race up those stairs, there is even a side light to guide you up when it gets dark at night. Enter the airy and spacious bedroom, complete with a comfy bed for two and a small desk for any last-minute presentations to be done. Nothing beats the feeling of fresh air on your face. Step outside, the backyard is a wonderful place for you to relax if it gets too stuffy inside.

Bright, Modern Loft in North PDX

Address: University Park, Portland, OR (see map)

Price: from 103 USD

Number of Guests: 3

Access: 1.5 miles away from Forest Park, directly across the St. Johns Bridge.

9. Artist's garden retreat (88 USD)

Coffee shops, bars, and restaurants are all within walking distance, while downtown is around a 15-minute drive away. It’s the perfect location for anyone eager to visit Portland! This is indeed the house of an artist! The personalised drawings on the gate welcome you with wide arms. May you enjoy your stay in this quirky retreat! True to its name, this cosy space is designed with artistic additions and lovingly furnished with homely furniture. Aspiring artists will be thrilled to find out that there is a small space for you to mark your doodles, and a whole collection of art books for you to look through. The shared patio also includes a barbecue pit for your use. Relish the natural surroundings of the garden patio and, of course, enjoy tasty food outdoors!

Artist's Garden Retreat

Address: King, Portland, OR (see map)

Price: from 88 USD

Number of Guests: 2

Access: 25-30 minutes by bus from downtown and an hour by bus and train from the airport

10. Urban garden studio (78 USD)

Chosen as one of Portland’s 10 best Airbnb rentals by Portland Monthly Magazine, this 1909-built home is reasonably priced and beautifully furnished, the perfect home away from home for solo travellers or couples. This one-room studio is just like a cosy cabin. Snuggle up and feel the fresh linens on your skin, marvel at the photographs that grace the clean crisp walls, and feel the warmth of the light shining through the wide glass windows. Soak your worries away in the claw-foot outdoor bathtub. Hot water is accessible, and bathrobes and soap are provided. Just 20 steps away from the secluded and private studio, guests are allowed to use this open-concept kitchen. It is vibrant and cheerful, a dream come true for any master chef. However, do note that the hosts are vegan, and would greatly appreciate it if no animal products are brought in. Play a few tunes on the piano, or enjoy the perfect scenery from the breakfast nook.

Urban Garden Studio

Address: Richmond, Portland, OR (see map)

Price: from 78 USD

Number of Guests: 2

Access: Less than 3 miles (4.8 km) from downtown and about 10 miles (16 km) from the airport

11. Cosy hobbit house (78 USD)

This quaint and cute-looking candle-lit hut was hand built in the host’s backyard by friends and family with great love and attention to detail. In fact, it even looks like it could be inhabited by fairytale creatures. How magical! The bedroom features cedar ceilings, sculpted clay walls, stone flooring, and, of course, maximum tranquility. This cosy bedroom sure is pretty enough to look like it belongs to one of the dwarfs in the famous fairytale, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Afraid that it would get too cold during the night? The hosts have installed a wood-burning stove that warms up in minutes. Admire the stellar views of St. Johns Bridge as you sit around the toasty warm fire pit. This outdoor space can also be used for a night of al fresco dining, giving you the perfect Portland experience! The outdoor living area is a shared space for everyone to use, where various events are held for the community. What are you waiting for? Join in, make new friends, and exchange stories!

Cosy Hobbit House

Address: Cathedral Park, Portland, OR (see map)

Price: from 78 USD

Number of Guests: 2

Access: 20 minutes from the airport

12. Garden oasis guest house (78 USD)

This tranquil space is located in a lush garden setting, providing a wonderful getaway for someone who enjoys the company of nature. The plush and relaxing L-shaped couch is a 2-in-1 sofa and bed. Ta-dah! The couch converts into a full-sized bed fit for two. Snuggle up in this cosy space and watch some TV; this guest house has modern amenities for a comfortable stay. Just 2 blocks away from the local grocery store and a short walk from some of the best bars and restaurants, this fully equipped kitchenette includes a small dining area for you to enjoy some tasty food. You have access to your own private patio, the perfect space for an outdoors meal or just to spend a couple of hours relaxing on the hammock.

Garden Oasis Guest House

Address: Sabin, Portland, OR (see map)

Price: from 78 USD

Number of Guests: 2

Access: 15-minute bike or bus ride from downtown

13. Charming 1920's bungalow (67 USD)

This restored 1927 bungalow is centrally located, so getting around Portland from here is extremely easy. Grab a book and snuggle up on the soft leather couches. The fireplace will keep you warm and toasty on cold nights. This country bungalow includes all modern amenities for a comfortable stay. Cook your own meals to make it feel more like home. Do not doubt the simplicity of this bedroom! The neat and simple bedroom can be a comforting haven for you to retire to when you are tired and weary. Bored with nothing to do? Here are the generous hosts’ top book recommendations to help you kill time! Don’t bother going to get tomatoes in the summer; pick some fresh ones out here in your very own backyard!

Charming 1920's Portland Bungalow!

Address: Montavilla, Portland, OR (see map)

Price: from 67 USD

Number of Guests: 2

Access: 3 miles (4.8 km) from downtown

14. Bunk bed in The Society Hotel (52 USD)

Inspired by an 1881 historic sailor’s hotel and nestled in Chinatown, The Society Hotel is just a few blocks away from vibrant festivals, music shows, and restaurants. The bunk beds themselves are sturdy and comfortable, with a storage locker, charging station, and reading lamp installed for your convenience. The friendly and helpful staff will be more than willing to answer your queries. Be sure to visit the 24-hour cafe, serving local coffee and pastries, to satisfy your midnight cravings. Breathe in the fresh air from the rooftop deck that is only accessible for guests. Sip on a cold drink and make some new friends while admiring an unparalleled 360-degree view of breathtaking Portland.

Bunk Bed in The Society Hotel

Address: Old Town / Chinatown, Portland, OR (see map)

Price: from 52 USD

Number of Guests: 1

Access: The Greyhound bus station is 4 blocks away, and the Amtrak station is a block further

15. Single room at Alberta Arts NE (47 USD)

Retreat into this stylish and modern shared living space in the fashionable NE Alberta Arts district. This shared fully equipped kitchen has everything you need to prepare a feast. This sparkling clean bathroom is ideal for having a refreshing cleanse after a long day. Sometimes, all we need is a comfy bed and soft plush pillows to lie on at the end of the day!

Alberta Arts NE Single Room

Address: King, Portland, OR (see map)

Price: from 47 USD

Number of Guests: 2

Access: 15 minutes from downtown

Hello Portland!

They say “West Coast is Best Coast”, and Portland is one of the best cities in the west. So, what are you waiting for? These fantastic Airbnb vacation rentals are all comfortable, interesting, and convenient! Do book early as these accommodations are all highly rated and very much sought after. Great beer, cheap food, and a bustling arts scene await!

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Clara likes to spend her time daydreaming about countries she has never visited before, and while she is at it, exploring new cafes and cool spots in Singapore. She is passionate about reading and...Read more

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