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The Studio/Portland.Peaceful.Fun

Bedrooms 1
Space 450 sq ft
Property type studio
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Modern Studio with Full Kitchen & Full Bath. Central location/amazing access

“Words can't describe how amazing staying here was. It's close to awesome places, the apartment is perfect and cozy, and they go above and further beyond in the accommodations than I could have ever hoped for. They know what they're doing and how to make their guests feel like they are long time friends dropping into town for a visit. ” -guest review

This space is yours alone while you are here (private entry). Enjoy AIR CONDITIONING, a queen bed with luxury linens, a full kitchen with dishwasher, full size size stove/oven, and refrigerator. 43" HD Smart Roku flat panel TV with DirecTV (hundreds of channels, HBO Showtime, Netflix, Amazon, Pandora, Hulu, and much more, this 450sf studio has wood floors and a modern comfortable style.

Hosts will greet and welcome you as possible. Key or code can be left for you otherwise. We are almost always available by phone or text. Both Dan & Jackie work full time and care for our 5yr old. We are happy to interact as much or as little you would like. We are great at respecting privacy and understand that some guests prefer less interaction.

Access to neighborhoods. Laurelhurst is central to all of these amazing walking districts just a walk from the studio (each under a mile away):



NE 28th



Division Street.

Portland's Hottest new addition, where you will find Pok-Pok and Salt & Straw, only 1.3 miles from the Studio.

24hr Fitness is an 10 minute walk

We are a block from major bus lines and an 10 minute walk to the MAX rail.

Access to nature:

Laurelhurst Park is two blocks away and Mt Tabor Park is only 1.5 miles with stunning views of downtown and Mt Hood. The Columbia River Gorge is a 20min drive from our house. Just walking in our neighborhood is pretty amazing for the trees on either side of the street stretch to touch overhead.

Portland International Airport is a 15 minute Drive, take MAX rail, or a $17 Uber.

Shopping and entertainment. These stores are all within a mile, with the closest being Whole Foods ten blocks away.

2 New Seasons Markets (The friendliest store in town)

2 Whole Foods (no comment)

3 Fred Meyers (avoid until necessary, only hires scowlers)

1 Trader Joe's (gotta go to Trader's)

Many local coffee shops and Starbucks (we recommend Crema and Heart Coffee)

Hollywood, Bagdad and Laurelhurst theaters are each under a mile away. Take in a film while enjoying a microbrew and a slice...Portland style.

Powell's Books is 2.9 miles away, unless you want to visit them on Hawthorne just down the street (but go to the downtown location, it's not to be missed)

Walk to Laurelhurst Market right in the hood. This acclaimed steakhouse inspired brasserie is both fine dining and full service butcher shop, right across the street from Music Millennium, one of the largest and last standing independent record stores in the country.

Belmont Station, the most award winning bottle shop in the NW, is your source for stocking up on beer, boasting over 1200 bottles thoughtfully curated to blow your mind. Now a great source for cider too. A little walk from the studio and you're set.

Prohibition is over! With cannabis legal we have partnered with Farma, Portland's best and most award winning dispensary. Ask us for a coupon for a $2 pre-roll and 10% discount when you visit Farma (only 2.5 miles from the studio) on lower Hawthorne. Please remember to smoke outside the studio ;-).

Don't miss Mcmenamin's Kennedy School

Only 3 miles away, for only $5 you can soak in their outdoor tropical warm pool while enjoying a poolside drink. Afterward, you can explore the Alberta Arts District and all it has to offer.

More Details

Dan & Jackie
Member since: 2016
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
9 June, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

We traveled to Portland for vacation and just enjoyed everything about Dan and Jackie's studio! It was so comfy and cozy, clean and well decorated. Seriously perfect! They are the sweetest hosts, they even left us little goodies. And the coffee was a perfect morning delight!
Jul 2016
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday studio in Laurelhurst in Portland

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 450 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Full bathroom includes a roomy shower, toilet, and sink.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • This is a studio with a partial sheer partition that separates the living and sleeping areas. This offers a unique look and feel with semi privacy in a studio setting.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • Horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • roller blading
  • tennis


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The Studio/Portland.Peaceful.Fun
average rating of 4.625 based on 20 reviews

Very cozy and inviting

  • 4 of 5

Had a nice nice relaxing time. So many thoughtful touches. Would definitely

Return and recommend to friends.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Needs sprucing up....high price, other better places

  • 3 of 5

Freezing in Pdx, owner knew I was arriving

Freezing cold floors and apt

I had to call him to find out how to operate heating

System....we never saw/met owners.....I stayed one day less with his permission, still have not gotten

Anything back. Nice guy on phone seemed accommodating but.....sorry

  • Review Submitted: 01-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Alice Shiffman is a rare bird. Before reading Alice’s review we had already checked the box that we would not be interested in hosting her again. We host over 90% of our listing on another leading site, (take one guess:), and after over 250 strictly 5 star reviews we are not surprised to get our first bad one from Alice. She was by far the highest maintenance guest we have ever hosted. She is always confused and makes one major request on one day and then wants to change it back the next. She actually had us completely restructure our refundable deposit policy so she could feel comfortable booking in the first place, costing her more money. We continually bent over backward for her. We did cancel her request date change and were told that a refund by HomeAway would be sent to her. She needs to understand that her booking and payment are through HomeAway, but she doesn’t. To her point, the unit was cold upon her arrival, but we have a thermostat on the wall and she couldn’t find it or use it upon her arrival in our 450sf Studio. We assisted her immediately. We offer people privacy and let them know we are available upon request. This has never been an issue, in fact most people review it in a positive manner. Our place took an additional hour to clean than usual and she left a large bowl of water on our bed with a corner of the bedspread sitting in it. I’m sure her intention was good but it was not communicated and we would have handled it differently. Lastly our place has been updated and is very nice, the photos should speak for themselves. We wish Alice the best and hope she is happier in all the nicer and less expensive places she apparently knows about.
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Wonderful retreat for our Portland househunting trip

  • 5 of 5

We so enjoyed our stay at The Studio. It was the perfect retreat for our Portland househunting trip. Dan & Jackie have created a really wonderful space there and have thought of everything. The location is perfectly central & weighed into our deciding that Laurelhurst was where we wanted to live. Thank you for all the little special touches that made a stressful househunting trip a little more relaxing!

On a side note, I left my favorite hat and gloves tucked away in The Studio and as soon as I realized it and contacted D&J, they very kindly sent them back to me at no charge. That is the kind of hospitality you get at The Studio. Well done!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful. Beautiful neighborhood.

  • 5 of 5

Very sweet studio and gorgeous surroundings! Very convenient to everything.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect for two!

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful studio perfect for two. It was clean and well decorated. I loved the seating area and the kitchen. They have hulu so we could watch our favorite shows. Also, the left us some goodies to help us enjoy our stay. Definitely would stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfectly appointed, private & great location

  • 5 of 5

We were both happily impressed with the attention to detail and spotless upkeep. The decor was easy on the eyes, the sleeping comfortable and quiet. Enjoyed the easy walk to Laurelhurst Park. We were glad that the curbside appeal was a sharp contrast to the lovely interior space. Many thanks for your hospitality - we will definitely stay there again when visiting family your lovely Portland.

Diane & Alan WS

  • Review Submitted: 16-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
6.3 Miles
Portland International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
The Hutch
Nearest Golf
1.8 Miles
Rose City
Nearest Train
2.6 Miles
Union Station/Amtrack
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Laurelhurst Market
Nearest Ski
45 Miles
Government Camp
Nearest Beach
70 Miles
Cannon Beach
Car: not necessary


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £33.92

Non-Smoking Studio. No pets please. Sound in the studio isn't an issue, but please respect the neighbors while outside. Small parties welcome. Cannabis friendly rental, please use a vaporizer indoors and smoke outside. Thank you!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.