Location. Location. Location.

House - Private room · SE Woodward St, Portland, OR 97202, United States

This is a spacious and cozy suite in a fabulous location. Tons of great restaurants and hot spots within a few blocks. The renowned Ava Gene's and Pok Pok restaurants as well as Salt & Straw ice cream are within 2-3 blocks. Great walking location.

The Space

Come stay in this 1909 Northwest home. You have your own bedroom suite with bathroom upstairs in a quiet neighborhood setting. The space is private and comfortable. Furnished in antiques, this large cozy suite welcomes you to relax and unwind. The larger bedroom (170 sq. ft.) has a double bed with feather mattress and high quality linens so you feel like you're in a cloud to sleep. There is also a twin bed with feather mattress in the next room (145 sq. ft.) if you travel with a friend. The large bathroom (50 sq. ft.) is private for you and is well equipped and very clean. The entire guest suite is 360 square feet of private space for you to enjoy and relax into.

Experience warm, caring host who provides shampoo and lotions, filtered drinking water, fresh flowers, touring brochures, and home-cooked muffins with coffee or tea for breakfast. You can choose to rest in the quiet of your suite or go for a walk in the beautiful northwest neighborhood or local gardens. Located twelve minutes from downtown Portland, river walkway, and airport, and 2 blocks from bus stop. Downtown Portland offers arts, history, and a multitude of fabulous international dining opportunities. There are exciting restaurants and shopping within walking distance (some within 2 blocks) of this house. Pok Pok is only three blocks away for great Southeast Asian dining. The famous Bagdad Theater is nearby in the Hawthorne District where shopping and dining experiences abound. Portland climate is mild and the gardens are lush. You will feel welcomed and cared for whether you stay one night, a week, or longer.

Portland is the gateway for winter snow skiing and snow boarding on Mt. Hood, as well as access to the Oregon coast year round. In June come for the Rose Festival, the Blues Festival over the 4th of July, the Christmas boats in December. Come hike the trails in Forest Park or the Columbia Gorge where you'll see fabulous natural wonders like waterfalls and rain forests. I look forward to hosting you.

This house is situated one level above the street and the guest suite is on the second floor. There is no elevator.
Additional Services available upon request for additional fees:
Airport/Train Station Shuttle - $35 each way
Laundry - $10 per load

Guest Access

The upstairs guest suite has two rooms and a bathroom. It is quite spacious and private. When the weather is nice feel free to have your coffee and muffins on the front deck in the sun. You access the house through the front door.

Interaction with Guests

I am very flexible when it comes to interaction with guests. If you have questions or want to chat, then that's great. If you just want time on your own, that is fine too. I live on the main floor level and you have the upstairs level, so it's quiet and private. But I'm right here if you want to visit or have a glass of wine together.

The Neighborhood

This neighborhood is what attracted me to live here. It's very friendly and I know all my neighbors. We have block parties and help one another out. Also, there are many new hot spots to explore on Division Street just two blocks away, making this a prime location in Portland.

Getting around

There is a bus stop 2 blocks from my house that takes you downtown. Portland has a great public transportation system, so it's easy to get around even if you don't have a car. It's also easy to rent a bike nearby if you want. Parking is free right in front of the house. From the airport it's a $40 cab ride.

Other Things to Note

I like to think about hosting in terms of how I'd like to experience being at someone's house. I try to anticipate what my guests might need by providing filtered drinking water, shampoo, lotion, etc. I like to make the space welcoming and special by using high quality towels and linens. I really want you to enjoy your visit to Portland.

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 3
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Extra people: $15 / night after the first guest
Weekly Price: $585 /week
Monthly Price: $2250 /month
Security Deposit: $150
Check In: 1:00 PM
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Cancellation: Moderate
Pet Owner: Cat(s)

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  • Had a very enjoyable stay with Leslie. The accommodations were ideal for me and within walking distance of my son's apartment and the amenities of Division Street.

    April 2014
  • We loved Leslie's place for our quick stay in Portland. Conveniently located in nice neighborhood. Close to great restaurants.
    The room was clean and comfortable. We wish we could have stayed longer! Leslie was very kind and offered tea/coffee and muffins in the morning. I highly suggest.

    March 2014
    Leslie
    Response from Leslie:

    Thanks, Samantha. You'll have to come back to Portland again and enjoy it for a little longer. Maybe I'll see you in SF.

  • Great stay as always! Thanks for accommodating my last minute booking.

    March 2014
  • Leslie is a fabulous host who strives to make your experience the best it can be! Great beds, great bathroom and space heaters provided in both rooms.

    February 2014
  • As always Leslie has been very welcoming and helpful. Looking forward to my return trip to Portland and her place will always be on the top of my list of places to stay!

    February 2014
  • Leslie's place is great. This is my second stay. Both times I have stayed for 3-4 weeks working on projects. Her location is great not only because it is walkable to restaurants and my favorite tea shop but it is in lovely quiet neighborhood with parking directly in front of her house. Her attic rooms are cozy, clean, tastefully decorated and filled with sunlight. It is a very comfortable place for longer stays. The internet and phone reception is reliable and strong. I feel like I now have a friend in Portland!

    February 2014
  • I chose this location mainly because it was close to a project I was working on. However once I was there I learned that it was close to everything! Great restaurants, shopping, coffee/tea shoppes, and fun Portland movie theaters. The best part is, it is a very walkable location.

    The large room was tucked away in a cozy attic with a spacious private bath. The bedroom is complete with a sofa, desk, plenty of dresser/closet space, and large view window.

    Leslie was wonderful. Her sweet and gentile nature was very welcoming. I never felt uncomfortable staying in her home and am looking forward to my next trip to Portland.

    December 2012
  • Leslie is a terrific host. She is always gracious and helpful. The upstairs space is cozy and welcoming. In the morning she made muffins for myself and my daughter and had the fixing for coffee and teas laid out. It's in an extremely walkable section of SE Portland.

    October 2012
  • Staying with Leslie was the perfect end to out three-week trip throughout the US. The house itself is wonderfully decorated, full of intricate detail that makes you feel at home from the very first moment. The upstairs guest's rooms are beautiful, spacious, clean and comfortable (the violet bedding you can see on the photos is one of the softest, most comfortable I've ever slept in!). Leslie was a delight to stay with and the reason why I love Airbnb so much! She made us feel at home, baked delicious muffins for breakfast and was understanding of our crazy schedules. Not only would I recommend staying with Leslie, but I would encourage you to spend as much time as you can time her as she is an amazing and interesting person.

    October 2012
  • Leslie was a wonderful host! Her house is beautiful and we really enjoyed walking around the neighborhood. It was really convenient for sampling the Division St. nightlife as well. When we were done with that, the bed was so comfortable that it was tough to get up in the morning. :) The reward (muffins) for getting up was worth it, though!

    September 2012
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English, Français
School
University of California, San Diego, City University, Seattle
Work
I have a consulting business from an office at home
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I love having people stay with me! It's so great to meet new folks and hear about the travel adventures of others. I absolutely love to travel. There are so many wonderful places to visit in the world. I have done different styles of travel from relaxing vacations (sitting on the beach) to humanitarian projects in developing countries (building a school in Guatemala). I am outgoing and enjoy meeting people from all over the world. My great art is cooking. I love preparing artful meals that are yummy and beautiful. Also love trying new foods from other cultures. It's great fun to host people in my home. I will welcome you warmly and help you find the Portland experience you are looking for.
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