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Set in Portland, 550 yards from Merrill Auditorium, Black Elephant Hostel offers air-conditioned accommodation and a garden. Among the facilities at this property are a shared kitchen and a shared lounge, along with free WiFi throughout the property. Some units at the property feature a balcony with a garden view.

Some rooms also offer a kitchen with a microwave and a fridge. At the hostel all rooms are fitted with bed linen and towels.

Popular points of interest near Black Elephant Hostel include Portland Observatory, Portland Downtown Historic District and Wadsworth Longfellow House. The nearest airport is Portland International Jetport Airport, 4.3 miles from the accommodation.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

Black Elephant Hostel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 12 Jun 2018.

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)


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Guests need to meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: proof of full Coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccination, a recent valid negative Coronavirus PCR test, or recent proof of Coronavirus recovery.

4 reasons to choose Black Elephant Hostel

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English
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Property surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Portland Downtown Historic District
    0.2 miles
  • Merrill Auditorium
    0.3 miles
  • Portland Observatory
    0.4 miles
  • Wadsworth Longfellow House
    0.5 miles
  • Portland Museum of Art
    0.7 miles
  • Victoria Mansion
    0.8 miles
  • Casco Bay
    1.1 miles
  • Portland Stadium
    1.3 miles
  • Portland Exposition Building
    1.3 miles
  • Back Cove Historic District
    1.6 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/bar Coffee By Design
    0 miles
  • Cafe/bar Tomasso's
    0 miles
  • Restaurant Eventide
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant Honey Paw
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant Duck Fat
    0.1 miles
Top attractions
  • Aquaboggan Water Park
    10.8 miles
  • Old Orchard Beach
    10.9 miles
  • Old Orchard Beach Pier
    11.7 miles
  • Palace Playland
    11.7 miles
  • Pirate's Cove
    12 miles
Natural beauty
  • Sea/ocean Casco Bay
    0.2 miles
Closest airports
  • Portland International Jetport
    3 miles
  • Pease International Tradeport
    49.4 miles
  • Augusta State Airport
    51 miles
How to get to Black Elephant Hostel from Portland International Jetport
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Facilities of Black Elephant Hostel
Outdoors
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Movie nights
  • Games room
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Luggage storage
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English
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Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules Black Elephant Hostel takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

15:00 - 20:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

Check-out

04:00 - 10:30

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children older than 4 years are welcome.

Children aged 18 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), please ensure that you are only booking this property following the local government guidelines of the destination, including but not limited to the purpose of travel, and maximum allowed group size.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary and other relevant information, during dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

In the event of an early departure, the property will charge you the full amount for your stay.

Parking is subject to availability due to limited spaces.

Please inform Black Elephant Hostel in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Guests need to meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: proof of full Coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccination, a recent valid negative Coronavirus PCR test, or recent proof of Coronavirus recovery.

FAQs about Black Elephant Hostel

  • Black Elephant Hostel is 400 yards from the centre of Portland.

  • Black Elephant Hostel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Games room
    • Movie nights

  • Check-in at Black Elephant Hostel is from 15:00, and check-out is until 10:30.

  • The prices at Black Elephant Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Black Elephant Hostel by:

    • Bus 40min