**MID -WINTER SPECIAL! BOOK 3 NIGHTS AND GET THE 4TH FREE!** valid until 3/21, you must send an inquiry to receive the discount (click "Contact Host" below).
Our cozy cabin is your perfect hotel alternative in this amazing Portland neighborhood.
in the heart of the concordia neighborhood, quietly tucked away in a grove of doug firs, just blocks from all the adorable shops and restaurants on alberta street, portland's "restaurant row" on 30th and killingsworth, the kennedy school, new seasons and alberta park, this is the perfect hotel alternative. the cabin is a newly renovated guest house with a queen sized bed, full bathroom with tub, kitchenette and sun deck. wireless internet, easy free parking, and reasonable bike rental available in the neighborhood. there is a tv with dvd player, no cable, but a great library of movies to watch. we will provide local coffee for you to prepare your first morning if you wish. the kitchen has everything you need should you wish to cook - fridge, stovetop, large toaster oven, all cookware and dishware. and of course we will provide towels and some bath products.
*please note that our sweet cat maximoose roams the yard occasionally, but does not go in the cabin*
is the kennedy school booked? too noisy? oh, you want the option to make your own food? want to soak in your own private hot tub? the concordia cabin is for you!
2/15: the hot tub was temporarily out of commission, but we are happy to report that it is back in action! it is exclusively for your private
use while you are our guests here.
Redfin rates Concordia "hottest neighborhood" in the USA (March 2014).
Other Things to Note
depending on booking and cleaning schedules we can often be flexible about check in/out times. with same day bookings we usually need to stick to the 11am/4pm plan, but please do inquire close to the date of your stay if you like.
low impact dogs are ok.
This place was simply one of the best Airbnb spots I've stayed in. The location is fantastic, and being able to come and go through the alley was so nice, and very private. We didn't sit in the hot tub, and I regret that now. Very cute, very cozy.
My husband and I stayed at the Concordia Cabin for our annual Portland Birthday Trip this February. It was a great home base for a great weekend. We really enjoyed being close enough to explore on foot a brand new (to us) neighborhood and the selection of restaurants in Alberta, being a short driving distance to downtown, and then after all that playing, having a really warm, comfortable place to settle into at night. The cabin was just as pictured, just as described, and had everything we needed to feel as if we were right at home for 3 nights.
Rachel and Joe set us up with house logistics and directions that were very clear. We had no trouble finding the cabin. When we arrived inside, we were instantly comfortable- The cabin was clean and warm, and there was wine, chocolate, local coffee, and a warm hot tub, all there to greet us upon our arrival. The thoughtfulness was very much appreciated, and set a nice tone for the weekend.
I'd also like to make a note about how comfortable the bed was, because that is alway important to me and something that makes me really nervous when traveling- I'm a *very* picky sleeper, but that bed was truly awesome. I slept like a ROCK!
My husband and I had a couple things we definitley wanted to check out in Alberta and in the city, but we also like to leave a day open for just exploring something new. The cabin was a short and pleasant walk to so many of the things we had on our "must see, must eat" list- the Kennedy School, Alberta Street, Salt & Straw, Tin Shed Cafe. Where we were located was also a really quick drive to Downtown where we finished up all of see's and eat's on our list. On Valentine's day morning we met Joe and he told us about some beautiful spots to check out along the Columbia River. We decided that would be a good thing to do on our explore day, so spent a good chunk of time driving down the Historic Columbia River Highway off of Troutdale and then hiked to the top of Multnomah Falls. It was a great recomendation, and for sure one of the most memorable parts of our trips.
Thanks for a hosting us, Joe and Rachel!
This was the perfect place to spend my first few nights in Portland! It was cozy and the hosts were very accommodating and helpful. Highly recommended.
This little cabin was perfect for our short stay. It is centrally located and private, the NE neighborhood is just lovely. If you want a nice meal eat at Ex Patriot, or Beast... both are a bit expensive but worth it! The hot tub is out of commission, however Kennedy School soaking pool or Common Ground Wellness center can remedy that. The kitchen is small but useful if you plan on eating in. Bed and linens were clean and comfy. Rachel and Joe were more than accommodating about allowing late check out which was a huge plus. Thanks again!
If you want a straight list of pros and cons, skip to the end of the review.
Our Hosts - Joe and Rachel:
These two are excellent, dedicated hosts. All the basics were covered - the cabin was clean and very welcoming when we arrived - but what makes these two stand out is how they handled a maintenance issue that cropped up during our stay. Winter time always causes issues to homes, and we were the lucky guests to discover one such issue. Rachel and Joe took time out of their work days to come over and patch up the cabin, and offered to relocate us if the problem persisted.
We ended up taking them up on their offer so they could fix the issue properly, and Joe had airbnb put together a list of places we could transfer to, then refunded us the remaining nights in our stay. It was a very low stress, low hassle, low time commitment process, which I very much appreciated. My girlfriend and I could enjoy our vacation and know Joe and Rachel were taking care of everything. For that dedication and service alone I would recommend staying with Rachel and Joe, and will again myself on my next visit to Portland.
Even their cat made us feel welcome. He greeting us late upon our return late at night while he was out patrolling the neighborhood. He is very large and has a name to match (if you meet him you will understand). It was nice to have him escort us through the yard to the cabin. He's affectionate and friendly too!
But I am getting ahead of myself. I haven't even described the cabin yet...
The Concordia Sunshine Cabin:
1) The Cabin. It was a warm, inviting, and very comfortable space. We slept well and had space to unpack comfortably. My girlfriend and I loved staying here - very romantic setting!
2) Location. The cabin is a 5 minute walk from NE Alberta street, and all it has to offer: quite a few amazing coffee shops, art galleries, bars, and restaurants (Salt & Straw, Beast, Expatriate, Petite, Tin Shed, Barista, Waffle House, and the list goes on).
3) The hosts (see above)
4) Their Cat
5) Hot Tube
1) Public Transportation. We had a car, so getting downtown and to other neighborhoods was a breeze, but without one I imagine transportation would be challenging.
2) Access through the alley. The back alley isn't well lit at night, so we recommend using the entrance around the side of the house from the front so you can see where you are going.
3) (I gave 4/5 stars only because of our interrupted stay, and not because of the hosts or the property itself)
We arrived at this adorable cabin on a rainy morning and were welcomed with local coffee and a delicious chocolate bar. The cabin was clean, cozy and located in a beautiful neighborhood walking distance to the wonderful Alberta Arts district with fabulous boutique shopping and amazing dining and drinking spots.
Unfortunately, the wifi signal did not reach the cabin, so lack of Internet access put a damper on our ability to easily and conveniently plan our days. We were also planning a couple of movie marathon days, but there was no remote for the TV, which made it impossible to turn off the closed captioning titles and navigate through dvds. We finally got so fed up that we went to Walgreens and spent $25 on a universal remote and batteries so we could enjoy our dvds comfortably.
Other than those two setbacks, we enjoyed our stay at the Concordia Cabin and recommend it highly for its excellent location and comfort.
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writer/musician originally from los angeles. building a cozy haven here in portland oregon with my sweetheart joe (who builds fabric structures in the sky), his little girl joy and our big orange kitten maximoose.