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The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.


HI Portland Hawthorne

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Make like a local in Portland at HI Portland Hawthorne hostel, your eco-friendly home away from home in one of the city’s prettiest neighborhoods. This converted house is a cozy spot to hang out with other travelers from around the world, and a perfect base for exploring the food, art, music, and culture of Portland with new friends. Check out the quirky restaurants and shops of the surrounding Hawthorne neighborhood; take a quick bike ride or hop the bus downtown to take in the sights, trendy shopping, and endless food trucks that make the city so lovably “weird”; or get some mud on your shoes at a nearby park or hiking trail. Back at the hostel, fire up the BBQ for a group meal, sit back and do some people-watching from the expansive front porch, or just relax with a cup of tea and a book in the comfy lounge. On rainy days, watch the hostel’s living roof gather water, and on summer nights, enjoy open-mic nights and outdoor movie screenings in the back yard.

With a living garden roof, a water collection system that’s one part smart science and one part outdoor sculpture, on-site composting, sustainable gardens, and green cleaning practices, the HI Portland Hawthorne hostel is one of the most eco-friendly you’ll find anywhere. Come visit us and see what makes us a travelers’ favorite in this beautiful city!

FREE light breakfast of cereals, oatmeal and coffee or tea and supplies to make all-you-can-eat pancakes. No lockout or curfew. High-speed internet kiosk available, as well as free wireless. Guest phone with free calls anywhere in the US, free organic linens and towels, free parking. Discount bicycle rentals on-site; Lockers, TV room,and coin-operated laundry machines are available, too. Please call directly for private room availability.

Tours are available from the hostel to the Columbia Gorge, Mt. St. Helens, Whale Watching, Historic Portland, and others.

Please note:
We do not accept local residents of Portland area, you must have valid, government issued, non-Portland photo id to stay here
We do not accept bookings of 5 or more people between the dates of May 1st to Oct 1st. We retain the right to cancel your booking should a group larger than 5 people book
Rates quoted on this website are Hostelling International member rates. Those without a member card add $4. While linens are included, lodging tax (15.3%) will be charged upon arrival. Keep in mind a few things:
Dorm Beds-We need a notice of 24 hrs in advance if you need to cancel (by 12pm (noon) Pacific Time the day prior to your arrival) or your card will be charged for the first night.
Private Rooms-We need a notice of 48 hrs in advance if you need to cancel (by 12pm (noon) Pacific Time two days prior to your arrival) or your card will be charged for up to two nigthts.
Check-in is between 15:00 (3 pm) - 22:00 (10pm). No arrivals are allowed after 10pm. There is no curfew or lockout period once you are checked in.
There is a neighborhood cat that hangs out mostly outside but occasionally comes into the foyer. It does not go anywhere else in the hostel. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.1

  • Security 8.8

  • Location 9.4

  • Staff 9.2

  • Atmosphere 8.7

  • Cleanliness 9.0

  • Facilities 8.7

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    07 Oct 2019
    Very fun and beautiful site, would recommend to anyone out for adventure
    USA, Couple, 25-30
  • 10.0


    17 Sep 2019
    HI Hawthorne hostel is in a great location. The staff were all very helpful. There is a calm, friendly vibe about the place. Others staying there were respectful and interesting people to talk to. The serve your self breakfast was an additional bonus. My only complaint was that the bed mattresses are not very comfortable. But at this price point that may be what you should expect.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    08 Sep 2019
    Clean, cute place, with friendly vibe and in a really great neighbourhood.
    Australia, Female, 31-40
  • 9.7


    26 Aug 2019
    This place is lovely! I appreciated the focus on sustainability, the friendly staff, good kitchen, and free parking in an actual lot. Also it's in a very nice area with plenty of little independent stores (books, thrift, coffeeshops,) bars, and a lovely park (Mt. Tabor) nearby. Will definitely be staying here if I'm back in Portland again!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4


    03 Oct 2019
    Very unique and home-like atmosphere. Great location with a lot of local places to eat.
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 9.1


    06 Oct 2019
    Good hostel in a nice area and the staff are really friendly. Would definitely stay again. Good breakfast too.
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 8.9


    31 Aug 2019
    My travel companion and I stayed in a dorm room for a few nights and then in a private room the last night and would definitely stay here again when in Portland. The dorms were ok, but the private room was worth the extra money. Nice location.
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 8.3


    16 Aug 2019
    Nice little hostel in a really cool area of Portland. Great cafes, restaurants and shops within walking distance. Need to get a bike or bus to get into the city centre. Breakfast was a nice inclusion. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Our double room was pretty comfortable for a double room, we even had a cool little balcony, but got a little too hot at times. Only fault would be there weren’t really enough showers and toilets.
    Australia, Couple, 25-30
  • 8.0


    05 Oct 2019
    I didn't spend a lot of time at the hostel during my short time in Portland, but I can say that it was adorable, everyone was friendly including the staff/volunteers. The eco friendly aspects were very impressive. Would definitely stay here again if I were to come back by myself.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 8.0


    02 Oct 2019
    Beautiful hostel but nothing was organised for each day, you have to organise your own activites using the posters on the wall. I loved the eco friendliness and the location. Also the free breakfast was good too but no plant based milk which surprised me.
    Australia, Female, 25-30
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Key Card Access
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games


  • 2016

    3rd, Best Large Hostel Chain

  • 2015

    3rd, Best Large Hostel Chain

  • 2014

    3rd, Best Large Hostel Chain

  • 2010

    2nd, Hostel Chain

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