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Foodie Haven, In The Heart Of The Alberta Arts District!

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom/1 Bathroom

1,200-square-foot 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom home above Yakuza restaurant on the 30th and Killingsworth block. In the heart of the Alberta Arts district with numerous great restaurants, coffee shops, bars and boutiques.

Located just above Yakuza Lounge, NE Portland's popular modern Japanese pub and izakaya, the loft makes for a truly one-of-a-kind getaway for out-of-town guests and locals alike. Enjoy access to some of Portland's most buzzed about and acclaimed fine dining restaurants with room service available from Yakuza during regular operating hours. Enjoy hand-crafted morning coffee at Extracto or breakfast at Cup & Saucer. Then explore the bustling galleries, shops, restaurants, bars and entertainment venues on nearby Alberta before heading home to this romantic, urban retreat.

The space sleeps up to 4 people and particularly great for a couple with kids. Air mattresses are available if a group of friends are staying and want separate beds.

The back yard hosts a lush, serene and beautifully landscaped Japanese Garden with 24 access to hot tub, coldwater plunge tub and outdoor shower, guests are mere steps away from 5 of Portland's most popular destination restaurants (Yakuza Lounge, DOC, Beast, Autentica and Cocotte), 3 blocks from New Seasons Market and 2 blocks from the burgeoning Alberta Arts District and the hugely popular Last Thursday monthly arts festival.

'Bed & Dinner' packages are available in partnership with Yakuza (modern Japanese) and DOC (local ingredient-focused, Italian-inspired fare) restaurants.

Guest Access

Hot tub & cold water plunge tub

Interaction with Guests

Very little

The Neighborhood

The fact is houses some of the best restaurants in the city, the unique boutiques and amazing coffee!

Getting around

The Trimet 72 bus is directly outside of the property and bus 17 is just steps away.

More Details

Dayna McErlean
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 September, 2017

About Dayna McErlean

Local restaurant owner, mother and adventurer.

Why Dayna McErlean chose Portland

I built and designed every aspect of this space to be welcoming, comfortable and unique.

What makes this house unique

We are smack dab in the middle of some the best restaurants and bars in Portland. You can walk out the door and have a choice of 10 different places within the same block.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Northeast Portland in Portland

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • hiking


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(17 traveller reviews)

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Foodie Haven, In The Heart Of The Alberta Arts District!
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 17 reviews

Dream Home! Best place I've stayed.

  • 5 of 5

Our family (two middle-aged parents, one 8 year old) delighted in our stay at the loft. The ease of movement through the curtain and sliding panel divided space encouraged connection and intimacy - perfect for a holiday home. The stylish, effortless storage inspired me to rethink aspects of my own home! Airy. Expansive. Freeing. Expressive.

There are a surprisingly large number of vantage points for enjoyment of both the beautiful indoors and the multiple peeks to the world outside through tastefully positioned windows. Each patio/porch has it's own charm with views over the stunning garden or the social streetscape. Sound does carry throughout the home, but this adds to the sense of connection. Sound does not travel up from the restaurant in an intrusive way. We were glad we had sleeping masks since we like to sleep in and the bedrooms have such lovely windows/skylight. The host was friendly and very responsive.

Our daughter especially liked the chalk for drawing on the chalkboard inside and the patio outside. She says it's a great place if you have kids since there is "a great kids room and lots of games and toys". It's "great for hide and seek"! The garden hot tub was a fave activity.

We so enjoyed spending over a week with each other, and friends, in the space that we didn't even try to figure out how to use the television or speakers provided! Portland is our former home and we return regularly. This space was ideal for providing both a peaceful retreat for us in a favourite neighbourhood - and at the same time was a welcome venue for reunions with friends. I would recommend this holiday loft to anyone looking for a relaxing and inspiring home away from home.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fun, clean, and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a wonderful time in Portland, and especially enjoyed our time at this loft. It was perfect for our family and had everything we needed. We really liked the deep tub and the outdoor, private decks. We'll check the availability of this place first the next time we visit the area!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Arlington, VA

Great Getaway in the Heart of the Alberta Arts District

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time exploring NE Portland from the loft above Yakuza. The location, design and amenities were great - it felt like I was on a spa retreat in the middle of the city. So many excellent restaurats/coffee shops/boutiques/etc. within walking distance. You really don't have to leave NE Portland. One thing I was worried about was the noise from the restaurant below, but you cannot hear a thing! I would definitely come back and stay again!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Concrete, WA

Great neighborhood vibe

  • 5 of 5

This funky, modern loft is right in the middle of a vibrant neighborhood. Within walking distance to many great restaurants, a market and even a coffee roaster. The loft sits directly above an Asian restaurant. It opens at 5:00 and the music can be heard in the loft. It wasn't distracting to us. There are 2 huge outdoor living areas, with seating in the sun or under cover. The kitchen is well equipped with a good assortment of pots/pans & utensils. In my opinion this loft would be best suited for a couple or a small family. The modern style of the loft is more open, utilizing curtains for privacy. We had a wonderful time and would not hesitate to stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic. As in, "like a fantasy."

  • 5 of 5

Wow. What an awesome pad. This was our first time in Portland and we couldn't wait to get back here at the end of every day.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Mom and daughters trip

  • 5 of 5

We loved being in the Loft! It is more spacious than it appears in photos and we were very comfortable in a beautiful setting. We had great weather and enjoyed sitting out on the deck. The location was great for us, we went for a long walk on Alberta street, enjoyed the Japanese restaurant under the loft and had a glass of wine at Expatriat across the street. We would definitely rent here again!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Portland International Airport (PDX)
Nearest Barpub
Right next-door in all directions
Nearest Restaurant
Right next-door in all directions
Nearest Beach
80 Miles
Oregon Coast
Car: not necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Northeast Portland, Oregon

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £148.02
Damage Deposit £148.02

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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