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Boasting complimentary breakfast featuring fresh hand-rolled bagels with spreads and beverages, this hostel is just a 10-minute walk from Portland’s Pearl District. Free WiFi access is available at HI - Portland Northwest Hostel.

Mixed dormitory rooms, female-only dormitory rooms, male-only dormitory rooms, as well as individual private rooms are available here. Each room comes with linens, and a shared bathroom. The dormitory rooms offer individual lockers.

Guests have the option to prepare their own meals thanks to a shared, fully equipped kitchen. Laundry facilities, bicycle rentals, and a 24-hour front desk are all available on site.

A number of dining options are within a 12-minute walk. HI - Portland Northwest Hostel is 1.2 mi from Portland’s International Rose Garden, 2.5 mi from the Oregon Zoo, and 0.9 mi from the city center.

Portland Union Train Station is a 4-minute drive, and Portland International Airport is 14 mi from the hostel.

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

HI - Portland Northwest Hostel has been welcoming guests since Jun 27, 2014

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Gluten-free


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Property questions and answers
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  • How close is the parking lot? Is it safe late at night to get to the hostel?
    We do not have a parking lot. All of the parking is on street, but we have permits for $5 per day so that you can park without paying the meters.
    Answered on December 31, 2019
  • How do you accommodate transgender women in terms of room options?
    We are happy to accommodate our guests in the gendered room type that they identify with. We also offer mixed gender dorm options.
    Answered on March 13, 2020
  • Do you offer luggage storage?
    Yes. We offer free daytime luggage storage on both your arrival and departure dates.
    Answered on October 22, 2019
  • How much does it cost to rent a lock?
    It is free to borrow a lock, but we charge $10 if you lose the key.
    Answered on October 22, 2019
  • is the $5 street parking still an option for your guests?
    Yes we have street parking available. Cheers! NW Portland Hostel Staff
    Answered on May 1, 2022
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Area info *
1 Restaurant On Site

    The Hostel Cafe

    Food: American

    Open for: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of HI - Portland Northwest Hostel
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Linens
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Dryer
  • Washing machine
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Live music/Performance
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Movie nights
  • Evening entertainment
  • Hiking Off-site
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs USD 5.0 per day.
  • Street parking
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • Packed lunches
  • Laundry Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Elevator
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Dutch
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

HI - Portland Northwest Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 11:00 PM

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


Until 12:00 PM


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 of all ages are welcome.

Children 16 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Discover JCB HI - Portland Northwest Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

All guests must reside more than 50 miles away from Portland city limits.

Please note: Property does not accept American Express as a form of payment.

When booking 10 or more rooms, different policies apply. For more information, please contact the property directly.

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.

FAQs about HI - Portland Northwest Hostel

  • HI - Portland Northwest Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Evening entertainment
    • Bike tours
    • Movie nights
    • Live music/Performance
    • Walking tours
    • Happy hour

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

  • HI - Portland Northwest Hostel has 1 restaurant:

    • The Hostel Cafe

  • Guests staying at HI - Portland Northwest Hostel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Gluten-free

  • Check-in at HI - Portland Northwest Hostel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to HI - Portland Northwest Hostel by:

    • Car 25min

  • HI - Portland Northwest Hostel is 2,300 feet from the center of Portland.