Situated in one of Portland's most popular destinations, Portland Hawthorne Hostel offers quaint eateries, coffee houses, pubs, unique shops and the famous Bagdad Brewpub and Theatre. It's the perfect blend of urban pulse and friendly attitude.

The hostel offers a spacious kitchen and common rooms, comfortable beds and free Wi-Fi. There are free bagels and pastries, $1 pancake breakfasts and coffee and tea are served. Outside there are front decks and a side yard for relaxing and people watching.

Discounted bike rentals are available as well as tours from the hostel to the Columbia Gorge, Mount St. Helens, whale watching and historic Portland. A quick trip to city attractions such as Powell's Books, the Old Town, weekend market, Washington Park and Willamette River Promenade are also recommended.

What travellers think

Best for

  • Unique atmosphere
  • Socialising
  • Eco-tourism
  • Food-lovers

Green rating



Hawthorne is great. I have fond memories and good experiences of the staff. Everyone there is accommodating and for reasons out of their control, fun people are drawn to it. The house is immaculate and I have thorough and deep conversations there with people such as the dude from Central Europe who told me about robotics tech, a Bay Area composer young woman, and the talented guitarist from the Midwest. I especially like the helpfulness of the staff in recommending the art tour and letting


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Mon 23 Mar 2015