Private lower level, near downtown

House - Private room · Southwest Brugger Street, Portland, OR 97219, United States
Rhonda And Doug

This large, nicely designed space is located in a quiet residential neighborhood and features a private bathroom with shower. We're three minutes from quaint Multnomah Village and a quick ride to the heart of downtown Portland.

Your host, Rhonda And Doug
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This large, nicely designed space is located in a quiet residential neighborhood and features a private bathroom with shower. We're three minutes from quaint Multnomah Village and a quick ride to the heart of downtown Portland.

The Space

Location
• Quiet, safe, residential neighborhood
• According to one guest: “It’s like being in a bird sanctuary.”
• About 10 minutes from downtown on I-5
• Three minutes to quaint Multnomah Village with restaurants, antique shops and clothing stores
• 30 – 40 minutes from scenic wine country
• 90 minutes from the beautiful Oregon Coast

Your room
• Private, nicely remodeled basement room: it's cool in summer, toasty warm in winter
• Comfortable queen bed
• Large sitting area with sofa, easy chair, ottoman, cable TV with many premium channels, desk/computer area
• Private, separate full bath with shower
• Walk-in closet
• Mini-fridge
• Laundry facilities
• Wi-Fi

Other amenities
• Attached garage space is available for car, bike, and miscellaneous storage
• Nearby parks for strolling and jogging
• Baby equipment: a small inflated bed, high-chair, toys and books.

Your hosts
• Rhonda's a designer.
• Doug's a writer. As you can see he’s an expert at creating bullet notes.
• Both work out of the home on upper levels.
• We've lived here more than 20 years, so we're happy to offer advice about restaurants, sights to see, etc.

Guest Access

Guests have full access to main floor: living room, fireplace, kitchen, dining nook and deck.

Interaction with Guests

We'll be here during your stay and very much enjoy interacting with our guests.

The Neighborhood

We live in a quiet, middle-class neighborhood in Southwest Portland.

Other Things to Note

** Please note that prior to booking, we require guests to have multiple (i.e., two or more) verifications on the airbnb site, plus a photo. **

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 3
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: $20 / night after 2 guests
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $500 /week
Monthly Price: $1980 /month
Security Deposit: $100
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Cancellation: Moderate
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  • A veritable home from home, a cool spacious basement with fridge, microwave and coffee maker and access to washer and dryer.
    Rhonda and Doug are very friendly and helpful and made our eighth visit to Portland one of the best.
    Access to the deck and kitchen was almost expected.
    A quiet house in SW Portland in a wooded area.

    July 2014
  • What can we say? Other than our stay with Rhonda and Doug was our best experience to date with airbnb! What wonderful hosts. Their pride in their home and in Portland shone through. Recommendations in the local fare, places to go, eat, shop, etc., was par excellence. We happened to stay on my wife's birthday, and we returned one day to discover they purchased for her some really tasty pastries. They had sheets with a high thread count! The wifi was blazing. The decor outstanding. A very welcoming place. We loved our stay!

    June 2014
  • THANK YOU!!! I am so pleased to have discovered airbnb and that my first experience using it was so great! My husband and I spent the weekend playing in Portland and staying with Rhonda and Doug was the perfect homebase for our adventures. We found Rhonda and Doug warm and welcoming and they totally made us feel at ease. Our room was private, clean, quiet and comfortable and included everything we needed. The decor was funky cool with lots of interesting surprises everywhere we turned. Rhonda was very helpful in providing us with information on Vegan restaurants and other tips and information regarding the area. In addition to being great hosts, Rhonda and Doug are just really interesting people with many fascinating stories to tell if you are open to listening. We would absolutely stay with them again and will recommend them to others.

    May 2014
  • Rhonda and Doug are absolutely wonderful hosts! I would highly recommend staying with them on your next visit to Portland. It was my first time in Portland, and it made the experience all that more enjoyable to have such a lovely place to stay. They are extremely accommodating, and provide lots of great suggestions for places to go and things to see, I only wish we had more time. Their house is very cozy, and has a great feel to it.

    The private lower level was exactly what we were looking for. You get your own bathroom, and there's a lot of space to spread out. It was also a big plus to have access to the kitchen as well as washer/dryer. I think this is by far the best airbnb experience I've had. Getting to their place from downtown is a cinch, and is only about a ten minute drive. It's nice and quiet in their neighborhood, so you will be sure to get a good night's sleep, and be well rested for all your Portland adventures!

    May 2014
    Rhonda And Doug
    Response from Rhonda And Doug:

    Hey, thanks Michele! We're so glad you enjoyed staying with us. We certainly enjoyed meeting you a lot...

    How was the rest of your trip? Did you enjoy the coast?

    All best,
    Rhonda and Doug

    May 2014
  • Doug greeted us with a smile when we arrived Saturday night, nice basement room with plenty of space. Bed was comfy and the layout was perfect. Doug gave us a dinner recommendation that was spot on! We left early Sunday morning and had a nice overall stay at Doug and Rhonda's!

    October 2013
  • Doug and Rhonda are wonderful hosts! They are super creative- an interior designer and professional writer- they are perfect for artistic guests! Their house is inviting with a pop of color here and there and the deck is fabulous! I would highly recommend them!

    September 2013
    Rhonda And Doug
    Response from Rhonda And Doug:

    Thanks, Luann. It was our pleasure and privilege to have time with you, Michael and Joseph. What a Renaissance art family! You're all welcome any time.

    September 2013
  • We had a great time in Portland, Doug was very nice and gave great hints and advices. The Room was very clean and confortable, thanks!

    August 2013
  • Warm, caring, and lovely people. We ate together, shared stories, and loved the company we offered one another. These aren't just great hosts, they are great people. Please stay at this home, it is one of the best decisions you could ever make.

    August 2013
  • Had a great time here. Doug and Rhonda are lovely hosts. Big bedroom and living room space with private bath. A little further from downtown than we anticipated but drive was easy. Will stay again, I'm sure.

    August 2013
  • Rhonda and Doug are both very artistic folks, lovely home in a quiet neighborhood in the center of the portland area with easy access to 5.

    August 2013
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Rhonda is a residential designer, originally from Iowa. Doug is a freelance writer and hails from New York, NY. We both work from home. Both of us landed here in Portland in the late 1980s, back when it was transitioning from a sleepy little logging town, so we've seen monumental changes, most of them pretty good. We're tuned into the restaurant and performing arts scenes, so we're happy to give our guests recommendations and advice.
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