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Olympia, Washington
1 review
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Reviewed 18 February 2015

I absolutely loved my stay at the Bluebird Guesthouse. I have to travel down to Portland once a month for work, and I plan to stay there again. I would have stayed this month but they were already booked up a month ahead of time for the weekend! They had an excellent selection of food for breakfast, bagels, jam, vegan... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 24 October 2014

The Blue Bird has slowly become a part of our family. My grandma lived at an assisted living facility on SE Hawthorne. Finding accommodation nearby for visiting family members has been a challenge, particularly as they crack down on airbnb in the city. The Blue Bird is an excellent choice for a budget minded traveler. I stayed in both the... More 

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Billings, MT
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Reviewed 14 August 2014

We've stayed here when in Portland since about 2006, and have few complaints about the guesthouse itself. It's simple, we don't have to make nice with owners and breakfast folks, which is how we like it. However, this summer Portland has seen fit to remove numerous parking spaces on Division, making it nearly impossible to park anywhere near the guesthouse.... More 

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Durham NC
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Reviewed 3 August 2014

I stayed at his guesthouse with a friend. The room and the bath were very clean and the bed comfortable. The steps to our room on the 2nd floor were very steep which would present a problem for some older or disabled people. The breakfast options were limited and there is no where near to buy breakfast. However I mentioned... More 

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Reviewed 29 June 2014 via mobile

Run down and dirty, bathrooms and bedding and towels were clean but kitchen counters were sticky greasy, furniture was worn out and dirty and needed to be redone. The sister b&b is a much better place and would recommended it over Bluebird any day.

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San Pedro, Belize
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2014

I guess is was quaint but I was not impressed. Upon arrival a 1/2 hour early there was only a cleaning lady in the kitchen, who when spoken to said Hi - that is it. 45 minutes later we went back to her and said " we were wanting to check in". She then said oh you can go to... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 13 May 2014

I stayed at the Bluebird Guesthouse for two nights, one night in the Garcia Room and one night in the Beverly Cleary room. I had to change rooms because it was a last-minute booking, but the change was painless - all I had to do was leave my suitcase in the room when I left the first morning and when... More 

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Hollywood, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2014

My girlfriend and I visited my sister in Portland for a week, so my folks treated us to the "best room in the house" -- the Beverly Cleary room -- at the Bluebird Guesthouse in Portland's Hawthorne district. Our room was upstairs, directly above the house's front entrance, and it had its own bathroom (which is a MUST, in my... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2014

We enjoyed our six-night stay and the charming location. Very comfy linens, mattress, pillows, blankets and bath robes! Enjoyed the make-your-own-breakfast and make-your-own-conversation feature, as I usually loathe the breakfast chat at most b&b's! One tip to the owners would be to include some more info for guests on your website about how to get around the neighborhood on foot/by... More 

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Salinas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2014

Me and my best friend just got off a 21 hour Amtrak trip from Salinas to Portland, neither of us had much sleep. Got a cab ride to the house. Beautiful old 1900's home that has the charm and warmth you will not find in any newer home. we rented two separate bedrooms. There were a couple of guys sitting... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An authentic Portland experience in one of Southeast PDX's most visited neighborhoods. Intelligently combining Old Portland warmth with modern amenities, we offer a stay blending the best of a boutique hotel with a modern bed & breakfast inn. Forget any antiquated notions of over-bearing hosts, while friendly staff are available for any requests and to chat you will feel like it is your space... an optimal balance of hospitality and privacy. Well reviewed, clean and a short walk to the amazing Division / Clinton restaurant scene. Close by are Hawthorne & Belmont, while Downtown, Sellwood, Reed College, Eastmoreland / Westmoreland, Woodstock, Stark, etc. are 10 - 15 minute drives. Some of the included amenities: fast gigabit wi-fi, guest computer, laundry facility, continental breakfast & use of the kitchen. Visit our website for more details and to make instant reservations. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bluebird Guesthouse

Address: 3517 SE Division St, Portland, OR 97202-1567
Region: United States > Oregon > Portland
Price Range: $89 - $153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“The Gabriel Garcia-Marquez room on the first floor is the only room with its own bath. It was pleasant with a comfortable bed.”
 of 5 bubbles Mileswis, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“quiet, affordable, convenience location”
 of 5 bubbles richardlA8193UF, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“Conveniently located to walk to very trendy eating establishments.”
 of 5 bubbles 428kaylenes, 17 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs may be your best bet for some quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles MelanieE742, 8 May 2015 | Read review
“I had an upstairs room next to a bathroom (they are communal unless you have one of the suites), but no one used the bathroom to the left of the stairs. It was quiet upstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles 842gabbyf, 18 Feb 2015 | Read review
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