Northwest Portland Hostel

Centrally Located – in the Heart of Portland

A Peek at the Past

Sunday, January 8, 2012

The hostelling movement has greatly evolved and grown since Jim Kennett, owner of HI-Northwest Portland International Hostel, opened his first hostel over twenty years ago. Here is a brochure from the first hostel he opened in 1980 in Bandon, Oregon: the Sea Star Hostel.

Even though the prices have changed a bit, the mission is still the same, to bring together communities of travelers to gain a greater understanding of the world and its people.


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