5 Best Hostels in Portland for Budget Travelers

Updated On October 2, 2023
Portland lighthouse

Portland is located on the Northern Pacific Coast, in the Oregon State, US.

“Keep Portland Weird” is one of the city’s slogans.

And Portland tries it’s best to prove it.

The famous rainy city has the smallest park, the largest bookstore, lots of microbreweries, coffee shops, bikes, and even voodoo donuts.

It has a unique culture and way of life.

140,000 people move to Portland every year.

That’s why to find affordable housing will be a hard job.

That’s why we offer excellent Portland hostels.

They’re cheap, comfortable, with a good location and close to the sights of the city.

1. AAE Portland Downtown Hostel

Have a budget trip?

Then pay attention to the AAE Portland hostel.

It’s clean and presentable.

Located next to several lines of cable cars and on-the-road trams that will take you to downtown in 10 minutes.

The Portland State University campus, the Portland waterfront, and the Pioneer Square are close to it.

The average rating for reviews of tourists – 3.4 out of 5.

Cable cars
Cable cars

2. HI Portland Hawthorne Hostel

Hi Portland Hawthorne hostel is located in Hawthorne District.

It’s an area full of happy hippy’s, artful independent little shops and restaurants.

Here you can find the weirdest stuff you have ever seen!

The shops in Hawthorne are unique.

The hostel includes mini-kitchen, clean rooms with four beds, two private rooms, rooms with men and women together, as well as segregated ones.

In this eco-hostel, you’ll get a sustainable garden and a water collection system.

It also has free parking and bikes rental.

Breakfast is included.

The average rating for reviews of tourists – 4.2 out of 5.

Old hippy van
Old hippy van

3. HI Portland Northwest Hostel

Like Victorian buildings?

Then stay in HI-Portland Northwest hostel.

It has a great location right in the center of the city.

Want to have a drink or a vegetarian burger?

Not a problem.

The bar and café offer a variety of dishes.

Also hostel close to Portland’s historic Northwest, Washington Garden or Nob Hill neighborhood.

The average rating for reviews of tourists – 4.5 out of 5.

Vegan burger
Vegan burger

4. The Society Hotel

Looking for a unique place in Portland?

Is former sailor’s hotel unique enough?

Enjoy a charming hotel with a great hostel-style bunk room with privacy curtains.

The hotel offers a variety of rooms.

The choice depends on the budget.

Located in China Town.

Visitors will enjoy all kinds of Chinese cuisine and the rich history of the district.

It’s also close to the center.

The average rating for reviews of tourists – 4.6 out of 5.

China town at night
China town at night

5. Travelers’ House Hostel

Prefer to live in a quiet place but in downtown?

Travelers’ House Hostel is your choice!

It has a perfect location.

It takes ten minutes to get to the Peninsula Park Rose Garden, Alberta Arts, Historic Mississippi, and the Williams District.

Guests love Travelers’ House for its comfort and good service.

The rooms have good noise insulation and comfortable beds.

The average rating for reviews of tourists – 4.8 out of 5.

Two roses
Two roses

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1 Comment on 5 Best Hostels in Portland for Budget Travelers

  1. The AAE Portland Downtown Hostel is a budget-friendly option with a convenient location and clean accommodations, but it has an average rating of 3.4 out of 5.

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