Hotels near University of Portland
“Travelers coming to tour the campus...may want to book a hotel that has easy access to the university.”
The sprawling campus of University of Portland in Oregon is beautiful and offers an amazing view of the Willamette River. Travelers coming to tour the campus or stay nearby to visit students may want to book a hotel that has easy access to the university, as well as fits into their budget. Here are some of the conveniently located and affordable hotels close to University of Portland.
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Staying Near Campus

Though there are no accommodations within walking distance of UP, there are many you can easily get to and from by car, public transportation, or bike, which can help you feel like a true Portlander.

For under $100 per night, the Monticello Motel has kitchen suites, is close to Portland’s major points of interest, including UP, and is right on the MAX light rail line. The Viking Motel Portland gives guests free Wi-Fi and outfits their rooms with mini fridges, so they can keep a supply of beverages cool during their stay. Econo Lodge Expo Center has quick access to the UP campus as well as Downtown, Jantzen Beach Super Center, and more. Guests can take advantage of the hotel’s free breakfast and coffee in the lobby.

More Bang for Your Buck

People want value in the things they buy or the places they stay. Days Inn Portland, Best Western The Meadows, and Motel 6 Portland North are all budget-friendly options located at Delta Park and right along I-5, making them a quick drive to the university. All offer free parking and Wi-Fi, while the Best Western serves up daily breakfast, starting their guests’ day off right. Days Inn not only entices travelers with their famous Daybreak Breakfast, but suites are equipped with kitchenettes to offer even more value.

Student-Friendly Prices

Students visiting their friends or on a tour of college campuses will probably need to pinch their pennies. Lucky for them, there are plenty of cheap Portland hotels and motels near University of Portland; plus there are several city bus routes that stop at the campus throughout the day, making it even easier to get there on a budget.

Spend under $75 per night at properties such as the Portland Pensione, where each room features a microwave and refrigerator, and The Palms Motel, which now gives visitors free Wi-Fi, kitchenettes, and has rooms for the solo traveler or a family. The Traveler’s House is a clean, environmentally sustainable hostel with a location near both the bus and light rail. Stay in a shared dorm or a private room with a shared bath. Rooms start at $36 per night.

Rent a Room or Apartment

Skip the hotel and rent a place to stay with Airbnb. Private rooms in quiet neighborhoods with friendly homeowners are available near the university for an average of $50-75 per night. Enjoy your own space without close neighbors by renting an entire house or apartment. Rates run at approximately $80 per night, giving you access to kitchen facilities, private drives, and many even have a washer and dryer, allowing travelers to pack less and save baggage fees.

Things to Do at UP

While you’re in town for a visit to UP, make sure to get in on some of their many activities. Almost every night the campus hosts lectures, concerts, plays, and films. You can also attend one of the many men’s and women’s sporting events from tennis to basketball.

No matter whether you are looking to spend the bare minimum and share a room with strangers or spend a little more for a hotel that offers a good selection of amenities, the area around University of Portland has a place to stay that will work for you and your budget, and Hipmunk can help you find the best deal on those hotels in Portland.