Where to stay around Portland?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,176 holiday lettings near Portland. From 447 Houses to 131 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Portland is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Portland?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Portland:

  • Kings Heights: 278 holiday homes
  • Nob Hill Alphabet District: 274 holiday homes
  • Corbett - Terwilliger - Lair Hill: 122 holiday homes
  • Alberta Arts District: 72 holiday homes
  • Lair Hill: 125 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Portland?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Portland. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Mall 205: 1,175 holiday lettings
  • Ping Pong's Pint Sized Puppet Museum: 1,218 holiday lettings
  • Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center: 1,192 holiday lettings
  • Oregon Zoo: 1,214 holiday lettings
  • Lan Su Chinese Garden: 1,194 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Portland listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Portland?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 447 Houses in Portland. Our other popular types of Portland holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 131 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 34 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 11 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Farmhouses and more.

Can I rent downtown rentals in Portland?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 149 downtown rentals in Portland. You have also many other possibilities in Portland area, including:

  • Mountain rentals: 57 holiday rentals
  • Waterfront rentals: 54 holiday rentals
  • Beach rentals: 5 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Portland?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 70 holiday homes with pool available in Portland. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a Holiday Rental Condo in Portland, Oregon Your Home Away From Home

    Known as “The City of Roses”, the city of Portland in the state of Oregon is a wonder to behold. A Portland holiday will not only offer the opportunity to enjoy a range of activities, there also so many wonderful sights to be explored. Filled with history, culture and ambience, a Portland holiday rental condo is a fabulous base from which to explore this impressive city.

    Things to Do on Holiday to Portland, Oregon

    There is a vast range of activities to be enjoyed whilst on a Portland holiday. Activities such as cycling, pier fishing, swimming, ice skating, golf and tennis are just some of the sports activities available. There are also many lush, green parks to stroll through or relax in the shade of a tree. On the outskirts of the city is the Audubon Society of Portland Wildlife Sanctuary, where there are many trails and hikes to be enjoyed, as well as the opportunity to see various species of wildlife being rehabilitated.

    Another attraction that is a must-do on a Portland holiday is the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, known as OMSI. This modern building is home to many exciting exhibits that both adults and children will love. There is a laser planetarium, six exhibit halls and a chance to explore a submarine like the one used in the film “Hunt For Red October”. Also worth venturing out of your Portland holiday rental apartment for are Oregon Zoo and the Portland Art Museum.

    Places to Visit on Holiday to Portland, Oregon

    If you can tear yourself away from your luxurious Portland holiday rental house, then it is worth taking the half-hour journey south to the city of Newberg. First on your itinerary should be the Hoover-Minthorn Museum, the childhood home of Herbert Hoover for four years. The house was restored to its original 19th century condition and contains photographs, documents and original furniture.

    A ten minute drive from Newberg is the Champoeg State Heritage Area which is great for walks and viewing various wildlife. The area also has a reconstructed 1852 house known as the Robert Newell House Museum, where visitors can see a collection of items from the period.

    Weather in Portland, Oregon

    Visitors to Portland can expect to experience what is known as a Marine west coast climate. This means that there are damp but cool winters and warmish summers. The average daytime temperature during the summer months is a 27°C. Visitors should be aware that there may be heat waves during the months of June, July and August, making the temperature rise to as high as 38°C. The average daytime temperature in the winter months is 6°C. The average rainfall for Portland per year is 37 inches.

    Travel to Portland, Oregon

    Travellers on a Portland holiday will land at Portland International Airport (PDX) which is approximately 7 kilometres north-east of the city. Several airlines have regular, affordable flights such as KLM, US Airways, Continental Airlines and Delta Airlines. Travellers can depart from a variety of UK airports including East Midlands (EMA), Gatwick (LGW), London Heathrow (LHR), Manchester (MAN) and Edinburgh (EDI).

    Activities and attractions in and around Portland

    Are you hoping to find attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Portland a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Oregon Zoo (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
    • Portland Aerial Tram (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
    • Oaks Amusement Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
    • Eastmoreland Golf Course (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
    • Rose City Golf Course (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
    • Broadmoor Golf Course (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)

    Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Portland

    Portland is famous for its stunning river views and beautiful waterfalls. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Portland is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Tom McCall Waterfront Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
    • Portland Japanese Garden (1.3 mi / 2 km)
    • Simon and Helen Director Park (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
    • Lownsdale Square (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
    • Chapman Square (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
    • South Park Blocks (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)