Northwest Portland Hostel

Centrally Located – in the Heart of Portland

Local Discounts

Here’s a list of restaurants, coffee shops, and other businesses that offer discounts to guests of the hostel.

Food and Drink

World Cup Coffee

Can’t move more than a block before you get your morning double latte? Drag yourself across the street from HI – Portland, Northwest to our neighbors who actually roast their own beans right on site. You can sometimes smell the aroma from the hostel! They have a stack of daily papers from the local Oregonian to the NY Times sitting on the counter near the door for your reading pleasure. If you prefer, sink into one of their cozy chairs with your favorite book. They’ve got yummy baked goodies, sandwiches, and decadent desserts, too. Show them you hostel card and they’ll give you a 10% discount on your purchase.

Byways Cafe

A Diner for Travelers! Have breakfast or lunch on a budget at this laid-back and friendly little diner with a travel theme. View masters at every table give you a glimpse of places you’ve been or might someday go. They have daily specials like peach-pecan waffles as well as the old standbys. 1212 NW Glisan St., between 12th and 13th Receive a 10% discount on the bill (excluding alcohol).



Dinner and a Drink? A great place for food, drinks, meeting old friends and new. The menu has something for everyone, and it’s all delicious. It’s a happening place late in the evening, so if you want a quiet dinner get there a little early. It’s just a hop, skip, and a jump away and right next to HI – Portland, Northwest neighborhood’s Cinema 21, which shows independently produced and foreign films. 612 NW 21st Ave., between Hoyt and Irving. Receive a 10% discount(not including happy hour prices) check out the menu on our happy hour board.


Rogue Ales Public House

Local Microbrews! One of Portland’s many microbrews which boasts of award-winning brews like Dead Guy Ale and Shakespeare Stout. Receive 75 cents off each pint of beer and 25% off retail merchandise. Close to HI – Portland, Northwest at 1339 NW Flanders, between 13th and 14th Avenues.



Coco Donuts

Amazingly fresh donuts old school style -the kind you grew up with! Buy 2 donuts and get 1 Free OR 1 Free Doughnut with the purchase of an espresso drink. 709 SW 17th Ave (@ Providence Park MAX stop – 6 blocks from HI- Portland, Northwest.




Goods and Services

Next Adventures

Outdoor Gear and Equipment – New, used, buy, sell, trade. Portland’s Alternative Sporting Goods store. New, used, and closeout gear for camping, climbing, kayaking, snow sports, and apparel at great prices. Check them out on the web at for inventory and current deals. 426 SE Grand Ave., (@ Stark) Trimet bus route #6 Get 10% off at Portland’s alternative sporting goods store.
Tel: 503-233-0706


All entertainment tour services are geared towards a worry-free environmentally friendly experience, with a seasoned driver to shuttle your group in bio-diesel powered vehicles to your favorite destinations. These customizable events include wine tours, outdoor educational adventures, evening shuttle services, trips to the coast, the Gorge and other Pacific Northwest attractions are also offered. EcoShuttle™ also offers a green-friendly airport shuttle for people of all ages for a worry-free travel experience to and from PDX. $10 per person for 3 or more riders; 20%-25% discount on all tours The Environmental Commuter Options Co. 1540 SE Clinton
Tel: 503-548-4480


Share a car! All over Portland – many cars within 1 or 2 blocks! Drive zipcars by the hour or day! It’s like having your own car in the city – “but with free gas and insurance. Okay, it’s better than having your own car. Convenient – 24/7 access to Zipcars parked all over the city. Load up at the store or zip out of town! Simple – reserve online, let yourself in with your Zipcard and drive. Yup, it’s that easy. Smart – save cash! Gas and insurance are included in our low hourly and daily rates. Fun – drive MINIs, hybrids, pickups and more. Use coupon code available at the front desk of HI – Portland, Northwest and join for only $35 for the year and receive a $25 credit!
Tel: 503-459-3286

Travel and Tours

Slabtown Tours

Get to know the Alphabet District and Slabtown- the oldest neighborhoods in Portland –  from the person who knows them best.  Tanya March is a local historian and preservation activist who leads three historic walking tours of these neighborhoods. The tours are $15 (normally $20) for guests and cover such topics as local architecture, history, and legend. Tours run weekly on Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Contact Tanya at 503-206-4676 for availability and to schedule a tour.

Enterprise Car Rentals

Looking to take a day trip in OR and WA? Enterprise offers a special rate with unlimited miles in OR and WA and weekend specials. Stop by and inquire or call for details, or check their website: Ask for the Hostelling International member discount! 1623 W Burnside (16th and Burnside)
Tel: 503-220-8200

Eco Tours of Oregon

Van Trips to the Great Outdoors Want to explore some of the natural wonders in and surrounding Portland but don’t have a car? Join a half-day or full-day tour to the Columbia River Gorge, Mt. Hood, Mt. St. Helens, the Oregon Coast, and other places. For more info on their tours and schedules check out. Pay cash at front desk of HI – Portland, Northwest to receive the discounted rate. Toll free at 1-888-TOURS-33.
Tel: 503-245-1428

Portland Walking Tours

Discounts on award-winning tours with local experts. Why not explore Portland with someone who knows it well? Join up with a walking tour for a little exercise and explore the history, food, architecture, neighborhoods, bridges, parks, fountains, artwork, and unique places in Portland. Tours and schedules vary. The “Best of Portland” walking tour is offered daily, leaving at 10:00am from the TravelPortland office at Pioneer Courthouse Square. For more information go to $1 off Best of Portland $1 off Underground Portland $5 off Epicurean Excursion tour
Tel: 503- 774-4522

Pedal Bike Tours

Pedal Portland’s bicycle friendly streets. Cycle into the heart of America’s only Platinum level bike-friendly city. All tours include bike, helmet and guided tour. Browse our Portland sightseeing bike tours. Check out for a list of tours. 10% discount on all tours.  If you want to explore on your own $20 for a 24 hour hybrid bike!

Cycle Portland Bike Tours and Rental

Join us as we explore America’s bike capitol with award winning bike tours guided by local experts. Relax and cruise the city’s history on our Essential Portland tour, or sip, savor, and enjoy the best of the Portland food scene on our Foodie Fieldtrip. Curious about the hype surrounding Beervana? – We’ll take you to the heart of the craft brewery movement. Enjoy a 15% discount for all guests of NW Portland Hostel, including bike tours and bike rentals from our extensive selection, so whether you’d like to join us, or explore on your own we’ve got you covered. Visit us at to start your adventure today!


CoHo Productions

Take in a Play! Add some culture to your vacation with our own neighborhood theater. Check out their website for current shows: or check out our Theater Information Board in the Hallway Receive discounted tickets for $15 to any CoHo Production Based on availability • Call for reservations. Performances are typically Thurs. – Sat. at 8:00pm, Sundays at 2:00pm 2257 NW Raleigh St., between 22nd and 23rd Avenues
Tel: 503-220-2646