Destination guide

The arty area of Downtown Portland awaits your stay

Come and experience Downtown Portland and its art galleries, museums and live music. Travellers especially like the shopping, restaurants and riverfront in this walkable and cosmopolitan city. Pioneer Courthouse Square and Tom McCall Waterfront Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Downtown Portland

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Downtown Portland has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Oregon Zoo (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Portland Aerial Tram (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Oaks Amusement Park (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Eastmoreland Golf Course (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Rose City Golf Course (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Broadmoor Golf Course (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Downtown Portland

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Downtown Portland is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Tom McCall Waterfront Park (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Portland Japanese Garden (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Lownsdale Square (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Chapman Square (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Simon and Helen Director Park (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Mill Ends Park (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Downtown Portland

The nearest airport is in Portland, OR (PDX-Portland Intl.), located 6.6 mi (10.6 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, the main station is Portland Union Station. You can see more of Downtown Portland by jumping on the metro at Mall-SW 4th Avenue Station, Pioneer Place-SW 5th Avenue Station or Pioneer Square South Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Downtown Portland?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 264 holiday rentals around Downtown Portland. From 150 flats & apartments to 75 holiday houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Downtown Portland?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Downtown Portland:

  • Nob Hill: 104 holiday homes
  • Alberta Arts District: 158 holiday homes
  • Portland Heights: 33 holiday homes
  • Pearl District: 198 holiday homes
  • Hawthorne District: 226 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Downtown Portland?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Downtown Portland. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • St. James Lutheran Church: 862 holiday rentals
  • Mark O. Hatfield US Courthouse: 859 holiday rentals
  • Simon and Helen Director Park: 857 holiday rentals
  • Portlandia: 851 holiday rentals
  • The Dreamer: 854 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown Portland listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Downtown Portland?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 150 Condos/Apartments in Downtown Portland. Our other popular types of Downtown Portland holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 75 holiday houses
  • Studios: 114 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 8 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Downtown Portland?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 34 holiday homes with pool available in Downtown Portland. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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