Affordable, Quality Lodging for Groups in Portland’s City Center

The Hostel caters to couples, families, individual backpackers from around the world, and is ideal for groups. With our village of 6 buildings in one block, 130 dorm beds, 40+ private rooms & 2 apartments, we can make most requests work for your group of adults or youth!

Group Center

Our Group Center has its own kitchen, dining and meeting space, and offers dorms and private rooms for leaders. We can accommodate groups from 8 to 100, depending on availability.

Our Hostel Cafe can cater meals and provide sack lunches, or you can make your own meals in the group center kitchen. The cafe is open early mornings to late night serving homemade, locally sourced American classics. Plus 8 local beers, 2 ciders, wine and kombucha on tap.


The Northwest Portland International Hostel is centrally located in Portland’s Historic Northwest Neighborhood, just 3 blocks to the Pearl Arts District and 15 minute walk to downtown

Walk to:

  • MAX train (to airport and around town - 5 blocks (0.3 miles))

  • MLS Soccer Stadium ~ 5 blocks

  • Amtrak and Greyhound ~ 12 blocks

  • Rose Gardens, Japanese Gardens, Chinese Gardens

  • Powell’s City of Books

  • Museums

  • Oldtown / Chinatown ~ 12 blocks

  • NW Neighborhood: cafes, restaurants, microbreweries, theaters, and shopping.


  • Internet access

    • Free wifi throughout our 6 buildings

    • Check out a tablet from our front desk

  • Linens and towels included with your overnight

  • Free activities and low-cost events

  • Free breakfast (locally made bagels and spreads, plus coffee/tea/juice); option to add eggs and other “sides” catered by Hostel Cafe

  • 24 hours access for registered guest with key card

  • User friendly: check-out of 12 noon

  • Daily housekeeping in our bathrooms, kitchens, common areas, and dorms

  • Free common areas and meeting spaces

  • Laundry rooms with washing machine and dryer (coin-operated)

  • Fully equipped kitchens with dining room

  • Free lockers and luggage storage

    • Lockers in dorms: big enough for a carry on size suitcase or a traveler’s backpack. You may use your own lock or we have locks for purchase or borrow for a refundable deposit.

  • Indoor bike storage

  • Special low rate for on street parking permit

  • Friendly & helpful staff

  • Outdoor decks, courtyard and garden with BBQ

  • Information on things to do in the area


Tours available through Eco Tours of Oregon depart from hostel, going to Mt. St. Helens volcano, the Columbia River Gorge, and the Oregon Coast. Group Coordinator can arrange tours with tour operator. A walking tour of Portland leaves the hostel a few times each week.

Itinerary Planning

After years of experience in group lodging, we are happy to assist you with planning or suggesting workshops for your group, helping to create an itinerary, recommend group friendly restaurants and bars, give info about group discounts in Portland, or ideas and recipes for group cooking.

Office hours and check-in/out times  

  • 24 hour front desk

  • Rooms are ready for check in by 3pm (sometimes earlier)

  • Check out is 12 noon

Contact Our Group Coordinator

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