Cool and Quirky Places To Stay In Portland Oregon

The Jupiter Hotel

Retro Chic


This boutique hotel is a converted mid-century motor inn. Famous for it’s unique artwork in each room. There are two sides of the Jupiter; one next to the chic-rustic Doug Fir Bar for people who want to stay out late and experience Portland’s night life, or the other, more quite side of the hotel to relax. A 24-hour art gallery features different artists and shows, check out: Gallery @ The Jupiter to see what’s being showcased during your stay.

The Doug Fir Lounge and Restaurant next door features some of the hottest artists in Portland. Not only is the Doug Fir known for being one of the best small venues in the country, it has awesome food too! A room at the Jupiter Hotel starts at $175.00 a night.

Ace Hotel 




The Ace Hotel features all original art from local Oregonian artists. Each room has unique locally made and/or vintage furniture, custom made bathrobes from Wings + Horns, Rudy’s Hair and Body products and a fully stocked minibar. The lobby is a popular busy coffeehouse that serves Stumptown Coffee complete with a refurbished vintage photo booth. You can also find a quite space in the more secluded Mezzanine.

They offer bike rentals from a local shop: Hufnagel Cycles. The Hotel is a block from Powells Books, The Pearl District and Portland’s public transportation a room at the Ace starts at $175.00 a night.

Mcmenamins Crystal Hotel

Musically enthused


Right next to the 100 year old iconic Crystal Ballroom each of the Crystal Hotel Rooms are inspired by a song or performance that showcased there.

“Colorfully painted panels and headboards anchor the rooms, while deeply-hued walls, black velvet drapery and animal print upholstery lend a rock ‘n’ roll vibe.” –

The Zues Café on the first floor features locally grown fresh Northwestern ingredients and offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. Hotel guests can also enjoy an underground saltwater soaking pool. A room at the Crystal Hotel starts at $115.00 a night.

Travelers House

Welcoming hostel

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A restored house that offers nice private rooms, cute dorms and beautiful shared spaces. Extremely bike friendly with space to store your own or easily rent one. It has access to great public transportation and is in an amazing location next to the vintage and art districts of Williams, Alberta and Misissipi Avenue. Private rooms start at $65.00 a night to the shared dorm rooms at $33.00 a night.

The Inn@Northrup Station

Funky and bright


The Inn@Northrup Station was originally built in the 1970’s and restored to be colorful, fun and energetic. Each room has original artwork and a bright color pallet. Complete with a rooftop terrace, bike rentals, tons of candy in the lobby and complimentary tickets to the eco-friendly Portland street car. A room here will start at $80.00 a night.

Hotel Vintage

Boutique Hotel


Hotel Vintage is always sure to be super hip with an Italian Pazzo Ristaurante, graffiti inspired cork art, a game lounge and a wine tasting room for a lobby.

“In homage to Willamette Valley’s wines, each floor is dedicated to a different Willamette Valley AVA (American Viticultural Area) and each room to a local winery. Nothing’s cookie cutter here — in fact, we have 97 different room layouts throughout the hotel. No matter your room type, you can always count on a curated bottle of wine, street-inspired art, luxe finishes, and a bed so comfy you may want to plan on sleeping in.”

Complete with an in-room spa service, live music every Thursday and Friday, and bike rentals; a room at the Hotel Vintage starts at $120.00 a night.


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