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Sweet Suite! Riverfront Oasis

Bedrooms Studio
Space 640 sq ft
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

House, Studio + Convertible Bed(s), 1 Bath (Sleeps 2)

This is truly a sweet suite! Your beautiful riverfront oasis offers hot tubbing with an attached cold plunge tub right on the riverbank under a beautiful one-hundred-year-old weeping willow tree and is complimentary with your stay. Optional on-site Spa treatments are available such as Massage and Couples Massage. You are 3 minutes from the hip Sellwood district with shops, restaurants and theatre and only 12 minutes from downtown Portland.

The MAX Orange Line is a short walk away, making travel without a car a breeze! The MAX line will take you to downtown Portland in a 20 minute scenic ride. Travel to and from the airport is also a breeze with the MAX rail.

Keurig Coffee & Treats are supplied with your stay as well as Chocolates on your bed. Your comfy memory-foam bed is located right next to a large window with a beautiful view. You have a private deck and lovely seating area. A large Traeger BBQ grill is supplied for your use. The suite has a mini-kitchenette with fridge & microwave. The bath has a shower and bath tub. The decor is very beautiful and soothing. Everything is supplied for you including bath robes & beach towels.

We also have for your enjoyment: Boats (2), Kayaks (2) and SUPs - Stand up Paddle Boards (2) available for rent.

The Portland area abounds with wineries and we are only 20 minutes from the North Willamette Valley and Dundee Hills wine country.

* Please note: I do keep my calendar up to date, so if it looks like it is available, then it is!

More Details

Sara Sasse'
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 16, 2018

About Sara Sasse'

Sara Sasse' has owned and operated Spa Sasse' downtown Portland, Oregon since 1982 and is a fully licensed Massage Therapist and Esthetician ~ specializing in Lomi-Lomi Massage and natural skin care. She loves to make her guests feel pampered!

Sara Sasse' purchased this studio in 1997

Why Sara Sasse' chose Island Station

Living on the river is wonderful. It is so beautiful, private and quiet, yet only minutes from the city.

The nearby MAX Orange Line makes commuting to and from downtown Portland and the airport a breeze!

What makes this studio unique

Feel completely away from it all, yet be only 3 minutes from the hip Sellwood district and only 12 minutes from the city! Hot tub & deck right on the riverbank under a beautiful one-hundred-year-old weeping willow tree complimentary with your stay. On-site Spa treatments are optional and available such as Massage, and Couples Massage. The charges are the same as we charge at the downtown Spa ~ Spa Sasse' ~ and are available for perusing online at the spasasse website. There are two suites available on this property, and because I also live here, I am available any time you need anything, just call or text me.


By renting this property, you (guest) hereby waive and release any claims against Rental Agent, the Property owner and their successors, assigns, employees or representatives, officially or otherwise, for any injuries or death that may be sustained by Guest on or near or adjacent to the Property, including any common facilities, activities or amenities. Guest agrees to use any such facilities or amenities entirely at the Guest’s own initiative, risk and responsibility.


Island Station Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 640 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Gorgeous bathroom with heated travertine floor, granite countertop, soaking bathi tub and shower with sunflower rain head.
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • Queen size Bed (1) Super-comfy memory foam mattress molds to your body. Additional blow-up bed as an extra, or use the day couch.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Binoculars
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Yard
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Enjoy optional on-call, on-site Massage & Couples Massage! Peruse the website for rates. We also have available for your enjoyment: Kayaks (2) and SUPs (2) that can be rented by the hour or by the day. Ask for details. *Please note that this property is not recommended for elderly/handicapped folks who have difficulty walking as there are stairs to access the property & yard.


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
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Sweet Suite! Riverfront Oasis
average rating of 4.5641026 based on 39 reviews
Scottsdale, Az

Total Bliss!!

  • 5 of 5

Wow! There is just not enough I can say about this property. The rental was cozy, serene, comfy and the perfect place for relaxing. There was everything we could want and more in the home. Sara is a wonderful, thoughtful hostess. The special touches like fresh flowers and chocolates on the bed pillows were so sweet. The views from the suite are stunning and the property heavenly. You can't get any better than sitting in the hot tub looking out over the river! My only warning to guests is you might want to change any plans you have made while here because you won't want to leave this piece of paradise even for a moment!!

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow, Tisha ~ Thank you so much for this great review! I am happy that you enjoyed your stay and I look forward to your return!
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Willow Creek, CA

A very nice getaway

  • 4 of 5

We only stayed for two days, but it was lovely. This is a place that truly shines in the summer when you can go down to the river and have a glass of wine and sit in the hot tub on a lingering summer evening. The apartment was great, and easy to find (make sure to read the directions; the GPS will only get you so far). It was quite warm inside for our taste for sleeping and there's no in-room thermostat, but we solved it by opening a window. NOTE: on/off switch for Keurig coffeemaker is behind the machine! lol

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review and I'm glad you loved the property. I had the heat turned up because it was so cold outside. Sorry you couldn't find the thermostat in the adjoining bathroom, glad you were smart enough to crack the window open a bit! Lol.
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Awesome Treat

  • 5 of 5

Sara was very graceful and accommodating during our stay. The hot tub was sooo good at 4am next to the river with the rain falling on our heads. The grounds were amazing (would love to live there). This property is very easy to find and just memorizing when you walk down the stairs to the room. We would definitely love to stay again Sara :)

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Duane for taking the time to write this great review. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to having you stay here again when you;re back in Portland!
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Peaceful Oasis

  • 5 of 5

The Sweet Suite is our oasis of peace when we come to Portland. We stayed here three years ago and came back because the views are beautiful, the suite comfortable, and even though it’s close to the city, it is so peaceful and quiet that it feels far away from it all. The island just across the river seems to be a bird sanctuary. We love to watch the bald eagles, osprey and blue heron. The Sunday Farmers market is walking distance and is really great. We also rode the Max rail into the city and enjoyed the convenience. Thank you Sara, we’ll be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Sara for writing this great review! So glad you enjoyed your stay and I look forward to having you back the next time you're in Portland!
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Bay Area


  • 5 of 5

The studio is just as it is described if not cuter but the view is absolutely breathtaking! I would come back here in a hot minute not to mention an excellent massage by Sara🌺

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Shelley for writing this great review! I'm glad you loved your stay! I look forward to seeing you again soon!
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Wonderful stay.

  • 5 of 5

A lovely room in serene setting.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Train
0.25 Miles
MAX Rail
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Nearest Ski
49 Miles
Mt. Hood
Nearest Beach
86 Miles
Car: not necessary

Beautiful master suite within home that has 100 feet of water frontage, extremely private with laurel surrounding the property. Beautifully manicured grounds, large natural wooden hot tub on the river-bank under a 100-year old weeping willow tree. Your Queen memory foam bed is located right next to a large window looking out to the river and your suite is beautifully decorated. Private deck, Traeger BBQ. We also have available for your enjoyment: Bicycles (2) Kayaks (2) and SUPs (2) that can be rented for an additional $50 per day each. Ask for details.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $65
Additional Guest Fee $20 per person per night
Pet Fee $50

Massage, couples massage, facial & spa treatments available on-site. See for service rates. Check-in 4PM, check-out 10AM. Kayak/SUP rental rate $50/day ea. Not responsible for lost/stolen items, please do not forget anything. Cancellations prior to 30 days receive full refund less $100, cancellations within 30 days no refund.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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