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Located in Portland, a 7-minute walk from Merrill Auditorium, Black Elephant Hostel has air-conditioned accommodations 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 rooms 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 have 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, 5 miles from the accommodation.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

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

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)


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

4 reasons to choose Black Elephant Hostel

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  • The staff speaks English
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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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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
  • Ocean/Sea 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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Amenities of Black Elephant Hostel
Outdoors
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Movie nights
  • Game 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
  • Baggage storage
Entertainment & 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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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

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

Check-in

3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

4:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 4 are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

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

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

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to 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 ID 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 of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

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

FAQs about Black Elephant Hostel

  • The prices at Black Elephant Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

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

    • Game room
    • Movie nights

  • Black Elephant Hostel is 1,150 feet from the center of Portland.

  • Check-in at Black Elephant Hostel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

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

    • Bus 40min