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The Big Yellow House in SE Portland

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The Big Yellow House in SE Portland

Private room in house
3 guests1 bedroom3 beds1.5 shared baths
3 guests
1 bedroom
3 beds
1.5 shared baths
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean
13 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Carolyn is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

Welcome to our Big Yellow House in SE's Hosford/Clinton neighborhood, described as both bustling and tranquil. While it is on a corner, guests will feel the peace and quiet of this amazing house on entering. Trees & flowers? Yes! Some spaces may be shared, such as the front porch and back deck, kitchen for coffee and simple breakfast. Most importantly, if there are other guests, the bathroom may be shared,


Free parking on premises

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed,2 single beds



90 reviews
Mario User Profile
September 2019
Vintage home with plenty of space. Walking distance to great food .
Carolyn User Profile
Response from Carolyn:
Mario and Britney!! Thank you for visiting Portland and the Big Yellow House. Enjoy your stay It will be a wonderful adventure.
September 2019
Mike User Profile
September 2019
If you are interested in the SE area of Portland, then this is a great place to stay. Easy walking distance to restaurants, bars, entertainment. A short ( 10 minute) Uber ride to downtown Portland and the wonderful Powell’s Bookstore. Carolyn’s house is meticulously clean and she…
Carolyn User Profile
Response from Carolyn:
Mike and Mary, Thank you for staying at the Big Yellow House!
September 2019
Adam. User Profile
September 2019
Carolyn is very accommodating, friendly and kind!
Carolyn User Profile
Response from Carolyn:
Thank you, and it was really a pleasure to host you.
September 2019
Matt User Profile
August 2019
Had an amazing experience staying with Carolyn in the big yellow house. The rooms were very comfortable and the house was well kept, spacious and welcoming. The location is in a great neighborhood in a quieter part of Portland but still close to downtown. The best part of the…
Chris User Profile
August 2019
Carolyn hosts an older home with an amazing charm located on the east side of Portland. A quick walk to your south results in a pizza and burger place; to the north a few breakfast places and coffee shops. The drive to center, north or south Portland is not long at all, even with…
Carolyn User Profile
Response from Carolyn:
Chris and David were wonderful guests! They were clean and quiet, but also congenial and fun to talk with. I was 100 percent happy with them and hope they will return someday to the Big Yellow House.
August 2019
Douglas User Profile
August 2019
Carolyn is extremely nice and has a lovely house with nice proximity to downtown Portland. Highly recommend!
Caitlin User Profile
July 2019
Carolyn is so sweet and kind and hospitable!

Hosted by Carolyn

Portland, ORJoined in February 2014
Carolyn User Profile
138 Reviews
5 References
Carolyn is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I am a single woman. You can see by the photo I'm no spring chicken, but still working when I feel like it, as a substitute teacher. I worked overseas for 15 years, and traveled a lot. Loved it! And I like to open my house to guests. Last summer for example I invited a houseful…
Interaction with guests
To ensure a peaceful space for guests I'll be as unobtrusive as possible. If you want to interact, however, that would be great. I will often be around if you would like to chat about life in Portland (or elsewhere) or ask questions about interesting sights.
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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The neighborhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 2PM
Checkout: 11AM
After 2PM

House Rules

  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events