The Pocket House is a clean, modern, eco-friendly guesthouse with 2 beds, 5 minutes to downtown Portland and walkable to three of the best neighborhoods for great food, coffee, and shopping: Historic Mississippi, Alberta Arts, and Williams District.
***Inquire about discounts for weekly and monthly stays***
***NON-PROFIT/TEACHER DISCOUNT: WE OFFER A 10% DISCOUNT OFF THE REGULAR NIGHTLY RATE TO TEACHERS AND NON-PROFIT EMPLOYEES***
Featured in New York Magazine and named one of the BEST GUESTHOUSEs IN PDX by Portland Monthly!
New York Magazine urges visitors to Portland to "shack up" at the Pocket House, calling it one of three "places to stay" in the city. The Pocket House was also named to AirBnB's Top Picks and Eco-Friendly Picks lists.
Just blocks from Portland, Oregon’s Historic Mississippi neighborhood and the charming Alberta Arts District, the Pocket House is a stylish and eco-friendly alternative to the downtown hotel or airport inn.
This 1BD/1BA guesthouse sleeps 5, is fully furnished, close to the city center and a perfect home base for your stay in Portland as well as day trips to the coast, wine country, the Columbia Gorge or the Cascade Mountains. If you don’t want to drive, you can walk, bike or take public transportation to Portland’s best shops, restaurants, cafes, parks and more.
The Pocket House is a brand new structure (2010) designed by Jason Swift and Wendy Turner of Swift Architecture that beautifully blends modern Scandinavian aesthetic with sustainable Pacific Northwest sensibility. The result is an inviting 435 square-foot space, one bedroom home with a fully functional kitchenette, separate sleeping loft and a private garden space.
Stay at the Pocket House and enjoy an affordable and authentic Portland experience.
This is a dog-friendly vacation rental and we provide dog towels, a dog bed and some doggie snacks.
First off, we hope that you will have a relaxing and enjoyable stay. In fact, we hope the Pocket House feels like home for you. Having said that, we have a few rules.
- Please do not smoke in the house or on the property.
- Please respect quiet hours of 10pm - 7am as we are close to neighbors.
- Use the washer/dryer as you need, but we'd prefer you wait until there is a full load to preserve water and energy.
- Let us know if you're interested in some fresh, organic herbs/veggies/fruit and we can open up our side yard for you to pick a little something.
- Please note, there is a $40/dog/visit fee. We love dogs and we love it when guests want to bring their dogs. But, please do not leave pooches unattended under any circumstances. We've had some problems with barking and scratching.
My sister and I stayed in the Pocket House for four nights and loved it! It was cozy and modern, a perfect space for us to kick back in. It's an easy walk to neighborhood cafés and eateries. We hosted local family to dine in with us and the tiny kitchen was a bonus. We hope we're lucky enough to stay there again soon!
Well-prepared, private, and comfortable space for me and my dog, in a peaceful and convenient neighborhood. Hosts made good local recommendations and were helpful.
George and Nina were fantastic hosts. They checked in with us when we arrived, gave some great tips on where to eat and drink and then left us to our devices! The pocket house is really private, so you really feel like you have your own little house in Portland. It was perfect for our girls weekend away. We'll DEFINITELY be back!
The Hip and Eco house was perfect for us! We loved the area-close to cool cafes, bars and restaurants, but also really peaceful and quiet. It was exactly as it appeared in the photos and description.
George and his wife were super friendly and helpful. I would recommend this place to anyone visiting Portland and we would absolutely stay here again!
George and Nina made us feel very welcome. When our poodle was barking in the middle of the night because she saw a cat, they were very understanding about it. They are lovely people and were considerate of our needs. The house is just as it appears in the photos. The neighborhood has great nearby stores and restaurants. It is a transitional area and not what I expected. The main problems we had were the tiny refrigerator as we did not eat out every night. Also, it was hotter than usual so some nights we were very uncomfortable. Of course, that is not the fault of the hosts, but if you need AC this is not the place. Other than that the pocket house is pretty, modern and cozy. The bed is comfortable and there is a cute loft. The wood finishes are beautiful and the hosts could not have been nicer. It is a great location for walking around on Alberta, Mississippi and Williams. It is near Fremont and Alberta park where I hung out a lot.
Fantastic, A++. George and Nina were welcoming and kind, as always, even going far out of the way to accommodate my special requests when a major and unforeseen hitch in my travel plans arose during the stay. An amazing space with amazing hosts.
I loved how the Pocket House gives you privacy and personal space while having the convenience of warm and friendly hosts nearby. George and Nina were easy to get in touch with and provided lots of information and tips about the area. We absolutely loved the neighborhood. We also enjoyed the area to sit outside with interesting plants in the yard and the wonderful smell of jasmine as we entered the property.
- Sharon, Darren and Rufus (woof! woof!)
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