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OHSU Studio, stones throw to O H S U

Bedrooms 1
Space 375 sq ft
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Studio Next To Ohsu Short Distance To Downtown Portland

This is a lovely guest house, located near downtown and nearly on the OHSU campus. There is a fully equipped kitchen and bath. The main room is a spacious bedroom. All linens, towels, iron/small board and hairdryer are provided.

Let me know if you will be driving.

* New washer and dryer added on 9-15-17

Marquam Hill is also known as Pill Hill, because it is home to:

-Oregon Health and Sciences University.

-Doernbecher Children's Hospital.

-VA Hospital

-Nursing School.

-Shriner's Hospital.

-Casey Eye Institute.

-The Dental School.

Access to the Aerial Tram which leads to the Portland Streetcar and south waterfront, is just inside the hospital.

Downtown Portland is an easy one mile drive. Or catch the number 8 bus, there is also a free shuttle to Downtown, and Portland State University.

While in Portland, you may want to visit:

Pioneer Courthouse Square

The Portland Art Museum.

Chinese Gardens

The Gerding Theater

The Grotto


Pittock Mansion

Living Room Theater

During the summer is Tom McCall Waterfront Park.

Multnomah Falls-- (website hidden)

Forest Park

Willamette Valley

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2018

About Luisa

Am self reliant, hardworking, own a couple of small businesses, and am in social work. My friends and family are immensely important to me. Life is short, enjoy yourself, love abundantly.

One of my favorite sayings:

If you want to be loved, be lovable.



If you can talk . . .sing

If you can walk . . .dance

-African proverb

Luisa purchased this studio in 1999

Why Luisa chose Homestead

Great place to stay for any length of time. The amount of space is perfect for 2 people. Also, the area is super safe. There is a police satellite office down the street and federal police that patrols the US Veterans Hospital.

Great access to downtown. Can easily take nearby Bus number 8 to downtown or ride the Tram located inside the hospital down to the South Waterfront area and Portland streetcar.

What makes this studio unique

New washer and dryer!


Homestead Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 375 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed
  • Smoking outside only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen bed.
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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OHSU Studio, stones throw to O H S U
average rating of 4.6875 based on 16 reviews

Great place next to OHSU!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at Luisa's studio during my visiting student rotation at OHSU. This house was perfect for the month that I was there. Everything was very clean and functional, and Luisa was very prompt in responding to any questions that I had. Best of all, the proximity to the hospital made for a very easy walk every day! I would definitely recommend this house to anyone needing to stay close by.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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2 days stay in Portland

  • 4 of 5

Very nice place and close to downtown. Glad a parking pass was given

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This was a charming place that was stay in Portland, very clean and easy to access.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Luisa's place! Everything was clean and ready for us, and we were minutes away from tons of activities in Portland. I would stay here next time we make it back to Portland!! Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Could be a good property, but needs maintenance

  • 3 of 5

Location was good, basically on OHSU campus and a short drive to downtown. The property is small, but would be adequate for a traveling couple. Unfortunately it had several issues that would suggest that it is strictly a rental unit since they would probably be fixed if someone lived there full time. First, we were given the wrong entry code; The AC unit kept falling out of the window; The hot water worked sporadically; And the dryer would not dry our clothes at all due to a clogged filter which requires disassembly of the unit to clean (which was a big problem for us as we were backpacking before and after our stay and were counting on having clean clothes). Luisa did always respond quickly when we had issues, and she gave us a small refund for the clothes dryer, however we still had to delay our plans since we had to hunt down a laundromat and wait for our clothes after checking out. Hopefully these small items will be fixed and then it would be a fine place to stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect OHSU location!

  • 5 of 5

A lovely studio apartment away from home. Very comfortable for me, while my husband was in the hospital, a three minute walk to and from. It looks just like the pictures. Beautiful flowers surround it. A wonderful bistro café across the street. I would stay here again. Luisa was very kind.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Deb was a wonderful guest, so thoughtful and considerate in her communications. You could not be luckier than to have her as your guest. Luisa
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So convenient to OSHU and Quick to Downtown

  • 4 of 5

We felt right at home in this apartment. The drive up the hill feels like you are in the middle of the Northwest rainforest, but it is only about six minutes from downtown. There is a new Bistro that has just opened right across the street where we enjoyed several good meals. It would be incredibly convenient if someone where needing to be close to OHSU.

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
PDX Portland International
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Feathered nest
Nearest Ski
70 Miles
Mt Hood Meadows
Nearest Beach
76 Miles
Car: not necessary

Spelunking in the Ape caves

Gambling Casinos in Washington State 20 minutes.

White water rafting in the Deshutes River.

Windsurfing and Kite surfing, Columbia River Gorge

Skiing and snowboarding at Mt Hood.

Hot air ballooning in Newburg


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $60
Damage Deposit $500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 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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