During your stay at this houseboat, you'll be close to Columbia Gorge Premium Outlets. Enjoy your stay with amenities like a kitchen and 3 bathrooms in the accommodation.
Swapping out a classic hotel for the unique experience that's on offer from Portland Houseboats means forging a trip you're bound to remember. Instead of busy buildings and predictable guestrooms, you'll be able to look forward to an intriguing place to bed down that can be found bobbing on local waters. You'll drift off to the sound of the rhythmic waves and wake to the gurgle of a current on the bow. It promises to be at once peaceful and adventurous, soothing and surreal.
Most houseboat holidays mean trading the sprawling suites of classic hotels for somewhere that's a little smaller. If you don't mind going compact, the pluses are plentiful. For starters, water-based accommodations often don't even need to stay put. Just by untying the sails and revving up the engines, you can be on your way – a total change of scenery all before digging into breakfast. And there's even more to like about the added mobility, with some houseboats touting wildlife-spotting excursions or cultural encounters along heritage-rich waterways as part of the package.
You might also find a dash of luxury awaits on Portland Houseboats. That's because lots of these water-based pads come steeped in heritage and history. There are vessels with lounges where sumptuous Victorian interiors meet dangling chandeliers – all on a river or a dockside. There are others that have modern luxuries, such as 40-footer yachts that have whitewashed decks and uber-cool seating areas open to the sun. All you need to do is work out when you intend to visit and ebookers will reveal if any of those sorts of stays are on offer in Portland.
If you're eager to stray from the beaten path and see a totally different side to Portland than most other visitors, Portland Houseboats could be the perfect choice. Often hidden away down the creeks or docksides, clutching the rivers or moored up on nearby canals, a houseboat promises to get you exploring a part of the town you might not have considered before. And that's not even mentioning the whole range of more offbeat activities that comes with a stay on the water. Whether it's wild swimming or fly-fishing, you'll enjoy a break from the usual itinerary of box-checking sightseeing and museum-hopping.
With so many different sorts of Portland Houseboats waiting for you, we've made it super-easy to track down the one that's perfect. All you need to do is enter the dates you're planning on travelling and we'll reveal a list of the top-rated stays all over the destination. You can also make use of our handy travel map, which lets you zoom in and out of neighbourhoods and districts to pinpoint the houseboat holiday rental that fits your needs perfectly.
Situated near the airport, this hotel is 1 mi (1.6 km) from Colwood National Golf Course and 2 mi (3.1 km) from Grotto. Cascade Station is 1.6 mi (2.5 km) away. Mt Hood Avenue Station is 22 minutes by foot.
Located in Downtown Portland, this romantic hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Portland State University, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall and Portland Art Museum. Pioneer Place and Portland Saturday Market are also within 1 mi (2 km). City Hall-SW 5th and Jefferson Street Station and PSU Urban Center-SW 5th and Mill Street Station are within a 5-minute walk.
Perfect for early morning flight, though a lot of the early transfers get booked up if you check-in late. Hotel clean, friendly and efficient staff. Lobby a bit tired and could do with a refresh.
Located in Downtown Portland, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Pioneer Courthouse Square, and Portland Art Museum. Tom McCall Waterfront Park and Portland State University are also within 10 minutes. Pioneer Square South Station and Pioneer Square North Station are within a 5-minute walk.