Northwest Portland Vacation Rentals

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Make Northwest Portland your next getaway—choose from 14 great vacation rentals

Every corner of the Rose City offers something unique and special, and the northwestern district is no exception. A great location near some of the city's most famous sights makes Northwest Portland an ideal place for visitors, while also offering its own unique atmosphere and some of the city's best outdoor activities. Experience Northwest Portland like a local by staying in one of our charming vacation rentals!

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Rose City Escape - Q21 #435 3D Tour
1 Bed | 1 Bath | Sleeps 4

Rose City Escape - Q21 #435 - Portland, OR

From $105
Quimby Condo - Q21 #433 3D Tour
1 Bed | 1 Bath | Sleeps 4

Quimby Condo - Q21 #433 - Portland, OR

From $114
Bridgeview Retreat - Q21 #324 3D Tour
1 Bed | 1 Bath | Sleeps 4

Bridgeview Retreat - Q21 #324 - Portland, OR

From $121
Slabtown Sunshine - Q21 #445 3D Tour
2 Bed | 2 Bath | Sleeps 6

Slabtown Sunshine - Q21 #445 - Portland, OR

From $134
Rose City Contemporary - Q21 #545 3D Tour
2 Bed | 2 Bath | Sleeps 4

Rose City Contemporary - Q21 #545 - Portland, OR

From $132

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Recent Northwest Portland vacation rental reviews

We loved the cute space in the basement. It was walking distance to awesome bagels, coffee, ice cream, and shopping. Basement space had a musty smell but I’m sensitive to it. I Would stay again!
Tom F. | Sep 2021
Beautiful apartment building in a perfect location - much quieter and cleaner than other parts of downtown Portland. Restaurants, shops and everything you need is in close walking distance. The New Seasons market is pretty much a Whole Foods and is across the street. Coffee shop downstairs was open most of the mornings we were there. We had no trouble parking on the street very close to the building. There are lots of electric scooters usually parked in the area if that is your thing as well (we got the Lime app to use them and liked them a lot!). Unit kitchen had very basic cups, utensils, cookware, dining and cooking supplies. If you want things like bags, foil or plastic wrap you'll need to bring or buy it. The game room on the second floor is SUPERB and the gym is great as well. Removing one star as the box spring in the master bedroom is so creaky/loud that if you sit on the bed or even roll over gently it makes a ton of noise, so it was tough for us to get a good rest. Our kiddo said it was the same in the guest room. Couldn't fix as it has to do with what the box spring is made of, I think. If this was swapped out we would stay there again in a heartbeat. Otherwise we will likely come back in a different unit in the same building.
Nicholas R. | Sep 2021
This was a great place to stay in Portland. Centrally located, quirky decor, and very well organized.
Julia N. | Aug 2021

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Geography of Northwest Portland

Unlike the northern and northeastern parts of the city, Northwest Portland doesn't share a border with the Washington city of Vancouver. Instead, it's tucked away to the west of the Willamette River, firmly in the Beaver State. This puts it close to the smaller nearby city of Beaverton, as well as a host of charming small towns lining the river to the north. If you're approaching Portland from the stunning northern Oregon Coast, hopping into the Northwest district is nice and painless - you don't even need to navigate any bridge traffic!

Things to Do in Northwest Portland

Unlike the rest of Portland, most of the land on the northwest side isn't residential. Instead, this district features some of the best outdoor areas to explore within city limits. Most of this lies in Forest Park, a sprawling expanse of woodland riddled with trails for hiking and biking. Visitors can go birdwatching under the shade of the trees, or test themselves with sections of the 30-mile trail that extends all the way to Sauvie Island.

For more developed (but no less serene) outdoor exploration, head south to the Japanese Gardens and take in the immaculate traditional landscaping and calming sounds of running water. If you're traveling with kids, the Oregon Zoo is just to the south, offering an amazing selection of animals to see, including rare endangered species like elephants, lions, and condors!

If you're in the mood for some food or a shopping spree, head to NW 23rd Street. Here, you'll find dozens of designer shops and novelty restaurants, all in a pedestrian-friendly atmosphere. Taste the best donut of your life at Blue Star Donuts, then browse the boutiques for some cute apparel or a gift for a family member back home. Grab some food and happy hour drinks at environmentally-friendly Bamboo Sushi, then finish it off with specialty ice cream from Salt & Straw - that is, if the line isn't too long.

Sightseeing Near Northwest Portland

One of the closest places to Northwest for sightseeing is the Pearl District, which just borders the Willamette River. Dozens of shops and restaurants await you, including some of Portland's most famous. Delectable Peruvian food awaits you at Andina, while 10 Barrel Brewing and Deschutes Brewery offer the kind of microbrews that put Oregon on the map.

Just to the south of the Pearl is Portland's downtown, which features many of the city's must-see attractions. Browsing the seemingly endless shelves at Powell's City of Books, crowd-watching at Pioneer Courthouse Square, and admiring the cultural exhibits of the Portland Art Museum all await you!

What are you waiting for? Plan your next escape with one of our charming vacation rentals in beautiful Northwest Portland today!

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