Staying Weird in Portland – Inn at Northrup Station Review


Portland is my favorite city in the United States for several reasons. Portlanders are laid-back, the beer is plentiful, the coffee is on point, and there is just enough strange to make it wonderful. Visiting Portland is always a treat and on my last visit, my accommodations at the Inn at Northrup Station played a big part in making me love this city that much more. Here’s why:

Advantage by Location

The Inn at Northrup Station is quietly tucked away on the Northwest outskirts of the Pearl District. Don’t let this optically out there location fool you, there are plenty of great reasons to stay here. One, parking is included. This is a biggie for me as I often drive to Portland from Vancouver. In the past I’ve paid as much as $40 USD per night to park in downtown Portland. Not at the Inn at Northrup Station.

Staying Weird in Portland - Inn at Northrup Station Review

Once your car is parked, how do you get around? Well, as the name suggests, the Inn at Northrup Station is well-connected to Portland by the super awesome streetcar system. To make this awesome ride even better, the Inn at Northrup Station includes transit passes with your stay!

Staying Weird in Portland - Inn at Northrup Station Review

Easy to Get Around

Even though streetcar passes are included with your stay at the Inn at Northrup Station, confession time, I only used it once. Why? There’s plenty to see and do within walking distance. There are several breweries nearby, and restaurant row and the shops of 23rd Ave are minutes away. On top of that, the Pearl District and downtown are not that much further.

Tired of walking? This great Portland hotel is as bike friendly as the city it calls home. Rentals are available and recommended to get around!

Bright and Perky

The Inn at Northrup Station is a funky hotel to say the least. Mabye a little weird…but in a good way. Inside you will find bright and playful colors with plenty of quirkiness to go around. From the saltwater taffy at the front desk, and included hot breakfast as well as a 24-hour coffee bar, there’re plenty of great included perks. This also includes daily fun features like a build your own sundae bar on Sundays and movie night Mondays.

Rooms at the Inn at Northrup Station are plenty spacious, perfect for families or large groups. Our suite includes a small kitchenette, balcony and living room space. No shortage of space to stretch out making it an ideal spot to call home for an extended visit.

Stay a Little Weird

Overall, the Inn at Northrup Station ticks a lot of boxes for a perfect Portland stay. Nearby breweries? Yup. Bike friendly? You know it. A little weird? Of course. On top of that the Inn at Northrup Station has add-ons that help make your travel dollar go that much farther. Sunday sundae bar? Good. Free parking? Good. Super accessible? Good. Excellent value? You bet.

Staying Weird in Portland - Inn at Northrup Station Review

The Inn at Northrup Station Good to Know

Room Rate: Start around $210/night
Includes: Breakfast and a hip room.
Don’t Miss: Make your own Sundae bar, Saltwater taffy, and nearby Little Big Burger!


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Although I was provided a discounted stay
the experience, opinions, and colorful stay were my own.


So how does the Inn at Northrup Station rank?

9 Comfort
8 Character
9 Location
10 Value
9
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