Where To Stay On A Budget In Portland, Oregon - Updated 2022


Traveling on a budget can be tricky at times especially when you count lodging, food, attractions, and shopping. If you’re looking for budget-friendly places to stay while vacationing don’t pass up on Portland, Oregon. You’ll definitely want to check out this vibrant destination that has a collection of shops, restaurants, and scenic nature spots like the iconic Crater Lake National Park and the gorgeous Washington Park that has a waterfall and pond area. There’s also plenty to enjoy in the urban space in the Southwest, where visitors can flock to indie shops and cafes as a relaxing hangout. To make the most of it all, you’ll need a place to stay. Check out this list if you’re pondering where to stay on a budget in Portland, Oregon.

1. Spacious studio in quiet neigbourhood (from USD 77)

Stay at a comfortable, modern home located in a quiet neighborhood and with a convenient private entrance for guests checking in for the first time. This one-bedroom, one-bath studio has a spacious queen-size bed, a private kitchen with a fridge, stove, and other amenities so you can entertain just like you would at home. The home is nicely decorated and there is adequate open space for a couple to enjoy lounging, watching a movie, or getting ready to hit the town.

Modern Studio in NE Portland (Piedmont)
Portland, Oregon, United States
359 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
has a full kitchen bathroom with all the amenities- like hair dryer shampoo conditioner etc
i especially loved the fancy light-system and roku tv :) would totally stay again
the bed was super comfortable and the space was well designed
really enjoy with comfortable and warm until i don't wanna go out to explore portland
the studio is immaculate modern comfortable
very clean and tidy
clean comfortable and quiet place
clean spacious and accomodating
this suite was a clean and modern
great place clean and stylish
rob's place was fantastic and he was an excellent host
host was very kind to include breakfast foods and various drinks
rob was also very quick to respond to messages and very helpful check it out soon :)
a great space and a great host we can’t wait to come back
it’s a great space rob is very responsive
great location and overall experience
great location and highly recommended
good location for airport and city
close to the freeway grocery stores and just a short drive to all our favorite places
it’s close to all popular attractions and the freeway
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2. Two-bedroom home with gorgeous backyard (from USD 60)

This spacious abode has one bedroom with two beds, one bathroom, and can comfortably fit four guests. Visitors can relax in the cozy living room and cook up a storm in the kitchen that comes with tons of storage space, a stove, and a refrigerator. There’s even basement space that guests have all to themselves where a TV with Amazon Firestick, Netflix, Amazon Prime, HBO, and Hulu are all accessible. One of the highlights of the home though is the gorgeous backyard that has chicken, ducks, and colorful blooming flowers.

Cheery Modern Basement Apartment
Portland, Oregon, United States
364 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
all the amenities of the stocked kitchen were greatly appreciated
we had a great stay at cheryl’s apartment
the space was perfect for my stay and was very comfortable
bed was super comfy and the cats were a plus
a lovely basement apartment with all the amenities you could need and the host family is very friendly
place was clean and cozy
it was clean and homey
the space was very clean and cozy
cheryl’s apartment was clean and spacious
super comfy bed very clean tidy private space
the owners were very nice
she was a gracious and intuitive host
thank you for hosting
super friendly hosts definitely would stay again
friendly host and spacious basement apartment
great location close to the airport
the location was ideal for exploring the city
nice neighborhood close to the city
cheryl's place was located so close to our friends house we could see it
cool cute place no private entrance
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3. Cozy dwelling near Burnside (from USD 116)

Located in the Laurelhurst district, this private studio offers a nice respite after a long trip sightseeing in the Portland area. The studio has 1 bed and bath, meaning that couples would be the ideal guests for this space. The home has a modern feel, with chic furnishings and entertainment facilities such as a 46-inch LED flat-screen TV for watching your favorite movies and WiFi for some private time on your gadgets. Just a short distance away you’ll find some of Portland’s best restaurants and eateries to have a memorable meal with friends.

Beach Vibes Getaway near Burnside/Laurelhurst!
Portland, Oregon, United States
374 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great amenities like a keurig machine nice tv and dishwasher make this place a well rounded stay
the kitchenette is perfect for making light breakfast though be aware that there is no microwave
this place was amazing small easy to find quiet cute the best bed ever keurig easy check in
bathroom was very spacious and the soap and shampoo dispensers in the shower were nice touch
the bed was one of the most comfortable beds i slept on
small but clean and comfortable
this place was described (clean and nicely decorated)
the apartment is very clean and nicely appointed
wonderful place super clean and convenient
clean quiet small cozy and pleasant
aaron is a great host
aaron was a very prompt and helpful host
aaron and team are great hosts and very responsive
aaron responded quickly and was very helpful if i had any questions
aaron was very helpful and always quick to respond
great food close by and super cute location and decoration
this cute place is perfectly located in ne portland
such a cute little studio and in such a great location
great spot and convenient location
cozy place in a great location
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4. Small apartment with park views (from USD 115)

This one-bed, one-bath combo is a cozy space for guests to rest while traversing the Portland scene. The living room comes with a sofa that converts to a double bed so four guests can be accommodated. The small kitchenette has a microwave, refrigerator, and coffee maker so you’ll be sure to have plenty of refreshments during your stay. The apartment is in an ideal part of town for trying restaurants, heading to theatres, and visiting shops. There is a park across from the house where you can relax and enjoy the sights of nature or have a little picnic.

Cozy Private Apartment by the Park-Hawthorne Area
Portland, Oregon, United States
765 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi was great fast and easy
the apartment counts with several amenities we really appreciated: towels sheets soaps coffee
the beds were cozy and the environment was perfect
bath was perfect shower and tub
check in was simple jennifer was easy to communicate with and the bed and pillows were really comfortable
basic but clean and comfortable
it was really clean
clean and nice room for what we needed
clean comfortable and well situated
the apartment is super clean and as depicted
she is very prompt with communications and helpful in answering questions
had a wonderful stay great host
jennifer is a good host and quick to respond to questions
i highly recommend this host and her home :)
most importantly the host was very kind and the cozy basement apartment was sparkling
and the location is perfect
the location is great
nice location with proximity to downtown and plenty of things within walking distance
nice safe space close to tasty restaurants and shopping
location location location so easy to get to bus restaurants etc
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5. Cozy flat near Portland strip (from USD 140)

Being newly remodeled, this is a nice place to book if you’re looking for a fresh, modern space to stay. This is a flat that couples will find convenient with its one-bed, one-bath arrangement. A kitchen makes entertaining easy with new appliances and a dining room for a romantic candlelit dinner. Nearby are fun areas for couples to enjoy including restaurants, vintage shops, and hot spots.

Urban Cabin Studio ~ Breweries & Local Eateries
Portland, Oregon, United States
465 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i especially enjoyed the rotating tv which had apps on it such as amazon prime netflix etc
the air conditioning worked very well which was a great for a warm june weekend
the internet worked well and the tv was easy to use
just like the pictures nice little studio and tv had netflix and amazon video
small room but huge bathroom comfortable bed coffee machine and good sized tv
a clean place with basic ammenities
very clean and super cozy
very clean modern and comfortable
super clean and had some neat features
super clean a great place to stay
aaron was a great host; readily available for any needs
aaron was super responsive and communicative
super friendly and responsive hosts
amazing space aaron was super responsive
it's very affordable and you'll have an awesome host
the location was great
great location and cute studio
super cute place walking distance to food and drinks great location
great location within walking distance to so many nice restaurants
it's located in a perfect spot walking distance to several bustling streets
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6. Gorgeous private rental filled with natural light (from USD 176)

This flat located in the Buckman District is a small yet cozy spot for two travelers. It has one bedroom and one bath along with a spacious kitchen for cooking up some sumptuous meals. The apartment has a lot of natural light. Around the Buckman District guests will find plenty of opportunities for shopping, sightseeing, and eating. Once you’re done for the day, you can head back to the flat for a relaxing night in.

Sun-Filled Buckman Studio
Portland, Oregon, United States
329 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a nice comfortable open space (has ac )
has a a/c when nights are warm and it stays cool and cold
a super cozy apartment that is exactly as described heater gets nice and warm
spacious studio with a nice kitchen area
the place was easy to get into and was comfortable almost immediately
clean and cozy studio
very clean and a comfortable environment
it is quite and clean and comfortable
jacque's place is clean and nicely decorated
the space was very clean and had everything you could need
amazing host organization instructions and recommendations
jacque was a great host
jacque was an amazing host
jacque was an excellent host
excellent host quick response time and squeaky clean unit
cute place in a great location
nice location and a very quite neighborhood
great location cute apartment in a cute duplex
great location to explore portland
overall a great experience- cute place and wonderful location
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7. Studio with cozy bedroom (from USD 65)

This small studio suits two guests and comes with one bedroom and one bath. The cozy spot also has a dining room area and a kitchen that comes with a refrigerator, stove, microwave, and toaster. Guests can sit back, relax, and enjoy the TV that comes with streaming services and watch their favorite TV shows and movies. The studio also has a communal garden with beautiful flowers where guests can take a quick walk.

Cozy Studio on Division Street
9 reviews  Wifi Available
condo 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 30
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
the owner is really responsive and helpful
nice condo very central to many cool things
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8. Classic Portland Pearl District condo (from USD 84)

Enjoy a blissful stay at this one-bed, one-bath condominium with brick architecture and lovely greenery outlining the exterior. Inside the beautiful abode, guests will find stainless steel appliances and slate countertops that accent the kitchen area nicely. Adding to this, the entire home has been recently renovated so you’ll feel the luxury as you spend a comforting stay here. High-speed internet, a DVD player, and a flat-screen TV are other amenities that will keep you busy before hitting the town. Just blocks away, you will find galleries, Portland’s popular theatre for live performances, and nature spots for hiking or riding.

Classic Portland Pearl District Condo
15 reviews  Wifi Available
condo 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3
Minimum Nights: 31
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
tv and internet worked great
it was warm in july but the unit stayed cool with the fan that was provided
all good portland is getting warmer in summer greater need for air conditioning
the apartment is comfortable and well looked after with lots of thoughtful touches
the condo is clean
a nice clean spot by the street car
safe secure clean and comfortable - a return trip is definitely in our future
she is very responsive and answered my questions immediately
ellen the owner was pleasant to interact with accommodating and responsive
i dealt with ellen via email throughout and she was prompt and helpful
this condo is in the perfect location
great location walking distance to loads of good restaurants bars and shops
it seemed like anything was within a 20 minute walk
there are simply too many great restaurants cafes and bars to list all within walking distance
the location is perfect for what we were looking for and ellen was a kind host
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9. Artist studio with beautiful garden and hot tub

Located just 10 minutes from the downtown area, this studio is not only budget-friendly but located close to all the sights and sounds visitors flock to. Nearby is a gym with a pool, shopping amenities, and restaurants. The neighborhood itself is quiet and is accented by lovely gardens. You will feel right at home in the apartment that comes with a mini kitchen, refrigerator, microwave, and toaster oven. For entertainment purposes, guests will have access to a flat-screen TV and wireless internet. The home is perfect for a duo and comes with a comfortable queen-size bed. Guests are also welcome to use the hot tub.

Sunny Sw 1br Artist Studio W/ Hot Tub
12 reviews
Apartment 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable garage apartment with an air conditioning unit and small kitchenette
great bed lots of space and a garage space included
they kept the air circulating and the apartment cool
the apartment was private clean and afforded us all the amenities to make our stay enjoyable
clean conditioned bright and quite
the apartment was very nice and very clean
we stayed in the artist studio a nice and clean apartment
studio apt over garage is not fancy but well appointed clean spacious and as advertised
the shower in the studio was really quite nice and the entire property was very clean
ken was very friendly and helpful
highly recommend ken as host - he is friendly helpful and available when needed
finally the owners communication was wonderful
ken was very friendly and we loved the sw portland neighborhood and location
this location for us was perfect
great location to be for our house hunting journey
amazing location in an upscaled and quiet neighborhood
make sure to walk or drive down to the village
loved walking around the neighborhood and spending time in the front yard garden and on the porch
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10. Quaint cottage with private deck

Gorgeous on the outside and pristine on the inside, this one-bed, one-bath combo is certainly worth a stay. Guests will rest comfortably in a private bedroom with two beds and have their very own private bath. There is a shared living room, dining area, and kitchen but guests have their own private deck to enjoy great views of the nature around the house.

1 Bdrm Sleeps 2 with 2 Bds/Priv Bth, Deck
3 reviews
House 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we felt welcome and comfortable
the host grace was helpful throughout
i was very impressed with both the privacy of the room and the hospitality of the home owners
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Make use of these budget-friendly stays in Portland, Oregon

So you’re traveling on a budget? No problem. This collection of thrifty vacation rentals will be right up your alley. Whether you’re vacationing or just visiting family, these are some of the best-priced places to stay while on a trip to Portland. So get your pocketbook out and start planning, because your next road trip doesn’t have to be a splurge!

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