Portland, Oregon, is the place to visit if you love urban culture, modern art, eco-friendly atmospheres, great food, trendy microbreweries, adorable coffee shops, and much more. Sitting on the Columbia and Willamette Rivers, this city encapsulates the best of the Northwest, featuring some of the best Portland Airbnbs. Most of these great vacation rentals have been highly acclaimed by some of the best names, including the New York Times.
So if you’re wanting to check out the world’s largest indie bookstore, wander beautifully peaceful gardens, and experience the uniquely diverse cultures the city has to offer, stay in one of these amazing Portland Airbnbs. You don’t even have to take my word on how spectacular they are.
Airbnb Portland: 15 Stylish Airbnbs for You to Choose From!
1. Chic Guest House
This refreshing guest house will help you feel rejuvenated after exploring all Portland has to offer with its light wood paneling, tall ceilings, and big windows. With so much natural light let in, this reinvigorating home is the perfect place to retreat to if you want to reset during your stay.
2. Lovely Clinton St. Guesthouse
This airy guest suite is a private retreat that is steps away from Division Street, where you can find many cute local eateries and shops, including Salt & Straw. Made for up to five guests, choose this spacious Airbnb rental to hang out with friends, using its gorgeous patio to lounge around on.
3. Lady Bluebird Converted Bus
This 1984 Bluebird Bus is one of the coolest Airbnbs to rent in Portland. Complete with a full bathroom, sleeper sofa, eating area, kitchenette, and queen bed, this converted vehicle has all the amenities you’ll need. Despite being a bus, the inside is actually incredibly open, with adequate room for you to move around so that you don’t feel like you’re confined. Located in between the Mississippi, North Williams, and Alberta neighborhoods, this quirky rental is ideal for an intriguing getaway.
4. Music-Themed House
If you’re a rock n’ roll fan, then this contemporary-style house is made for you. This trendy Airbnb is made to hang out in while you play classic albums, play billiards, or strum an acoustic guitar. You can also cook meals in its full kitchen, barbecue on the patio, or dip into the hot tub to relax.
5. The S’more
If you want to relive your childhood fort days, then this tiny home is perfect for you. Relax on the giant hammock underneath the skylights, or cuddle up in one of the two cozy lofts. You have much “s’more” to behold in this tiny house, with a dining area that doubles as an extra sleep space, the beautiful wood art, the modern tiny kitchen, and the ladders to get to the lofts.
6. Handbuilt Alberta Arts Cottage
This gorgeous custom home was actually featured in the NY Times! Located in Alberta, you’ll be walkable distance from great places to eat, drink, and look at art. This warm home is made with raw wood and has a chef’s kitchen stocked with a five burner gas range and tons of butcher black counter space.
7. Magic Barn
Erected in 1936, the name of this living space speaks for itself. This private studio is made from old growth barn wood and is full of upcycled furnishings. Its sculpture garden is fascinating and truly one-of-a-kind, and you won’t find a vacation rental like this anywhere else. Located in the Richmond district in Southeast Portland, this place is on the other side of the river downtown.
8. Tomahawk Island Cozy Houseboat
If you love being near the water, then this cozy houseboat is for you. Docked on Tomahawk Island Marina on Hayden Island, you’ll be close to Portland’s finest offerings. Made for only solo travelers or a couple at the most, this place has all the popular amenities you’ll need to have a relaxing time. It’s safe and quiet with only a few neighbors around, so you can enjoy your alone time if that’s what you’re looking for.
9. Fresh & Modern, Spacious 1 Bed/1 Bath Condo
This stylish, modern one-bedroom condo has its own private entry and lets in plenty of natural light. Along with a washer and dryer, this place also has air conditioning, as a Certified Earth Advantage Platinum home for energy efficiency. It’s close to downtown Portland, as well as the PDX airport, and is only walking distance from Mt. Tabor.
10. Zen Loft
This designer loft is also in SE Portland, sitting in one of the best and oldest neighborhoods. Check in to this groovy, industrial living space, with everything made from steel and reclaimed wood. This Airbnb was also featured in the NY Times, and it was converted from a large two-car garage. Sitting in between Division and Hawthorne Streets, you’ll be near the restaurant and bar of the year.
11. Saul Zaik Treehouse
Coined by Condé Nast Traveler as “the coolest treehouse in the world,” this house is literally hoisted up at tree level. From up high, you’ll have spectacular views of both the city and nature-like parts of Portland, and it includes a private room, bath, and sitting room to enjoy the scenery through the windows.
12. The Clay Hut
This urban cabin hideaway is located within an oasis and resides on the Central Eastside Industrial District. Just a mile from Willamette River, you’ll be near plenty of acclaimed restaurants, breweries, and coffee shops. Enjoy the house’s lush garden, complete with a goldfish pond and fountain. The running water promotes tranquility and drowns out the sounds of the bustling city.
13. Little Blue
This beautiful hand crafted house is right in the heart of the Alberta Arts District. Although it’s “little,” the inside is plenty spacious for you to lounge around in. If you want to take a little adventure, this place is a short walk from Alberta Street, where you’ll find great coffee and delicious food. There are also quirky, Portland-esque shops for you to check out, so that you can take a riveting souvenir home.
14. Cedar House
Featured in Design Week Portland in 2019, this modern home has its own private entrance with access to a shared back patio area. Just walking distance from the Portland Bluffs, you can enjoy a nice evening sunset walk or take a short drive to either the Mississippi, Alberta, or Kenton neighborhoods.
15. Moss Rock Retreat
As its name implies, this Portland Airbnb is the perfect intimate space or creative retreat if you’re looking for a natural private area. You’ll have WiFi if you’re trying to stay connected online. With lush green around, you’ll feel like you’ve escaped to a mountain getaway, with treehouse views and a cozy loft bedroom. Just down the street is the Leach Botanical Garden, a historical garden with creekside paths, a stone cabin, a gift shop, and a beautiful Manor House.
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