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Friend on Bike Tour Needs Place Tonight in PDX
August 25, 2012 12:32 PM   Subscribe

Friend is on bike tour, just got food poisoning. Needs place to stay in Portland, OR tonight. Hostels are full. He says he is not throwing up any more just has no energy. Anyone know any cheap hotels between downtown and north (he will be heading north as soon as he gets better).
posted by fieldtrip to Travel & Transportation around Portland, OR (4 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
 
Try airbnb.com. There are a few places listed there (in Portland) that are in the same price range as hostels that don't seem as busy. One of them is actually set up as a hostel (bunk beds, etc.)
posted by needs more cowbell at 12:35 PM on August 25, 2012


Inn at the Convention Center would be a great place to feel shitty, because it is arguably the shittiest hotel in the city. Right across from the Convention Center on MLK in Northeast.
posted by Danf at 12:40 PM on August 25, 2012 [1 favorite]


Try warmshowers.org, like couch surfing but for touring cyclists. I'm sure there are tons of sympathetic places he can crash in Portland.
posted by bradbane at 1:04 PM on August 25, 2012


Thanks so much! I used the airbnb site and talked to someone at the Alberta Guesthouse. Alberta Guesthouse was actually booked but they gave me a reccomendation for another place in the neighborhood which is going to work. Thanks!
posted by fieldtrip at 1:28 PM on August 25, 2012


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