Family friendly self-catering in Portland

Top 12 Family Friendly Vacation Rentals in Portland

Portland is the perfect place for a family holiday. The city and its surroundings offer a wide variety of family-friendly activities from hiking, biking, water sports and a list of adventures that you can add to your bucket list that you’ll never be able to experience in just one visit. Portland also offers great self-catering options for families; if you’re looking for the best places to stay, here are some of the best family-friendly accommodations in Portland, Oregon (in no particular order)

1. Piedmont Vacation Rental – a beautiful family house rental that offers BBQ facilities, ideal for self-catering

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Piedmont Vacation Rental is a holiday home located on Garfield Avenue in Portland. It is close to the Oregon Convention Center, Portland Expo Center, and the Lan Su Chinese Garden, all of which are some of the best spots for a family outing. 

The holiday home has 4 bedrooms and can house over 15 people, including children. Covering an area of 185 square meters, the rental has parking spots and free WiFi. You also get a BBQ facility if you want to enjoy an outdoor grilling session.

Furthermore, some great restaurants like Firehouse and Tasty Sons are located within a couple of kilometers of the Piedmont Vacation rental.

Address: 5933 Northeast Garfield Avenue, Portland, OR 97211

2. 30 Day+ Craftsmen; Stroll 2 Food & Downtown – a charming rental that features a garden and a tennis court, suitable for families

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Located on Schuyler Street, the 30 Day+ Craftsmen; Stroll 2 Food & Downtown is a holiday home that features a restaurant and a tennis court. 

The holiday home has 5 air-conditioned bedrooms and a living room and can house multiple people. You also get free WiFi, a flat-screen TV, a fully equipped kitchen with a microwave and dishwasher, among other amenities. 

There is also a children’s playground so that your kids never get bored. Moreover, the Moda Center and the Oregon Convention Center are both located within a few kilometers of the rental.

Address: 3115 Northeast Schuyler Street, Portland, OR 97212

3. Vaulted Cathedral Townhome – a lovely place that offers everything for a self-catering experience

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The Vaulted Cathedral Townhome is a 300 square meter holiday home that is situated on North Lombard Street. It has 3 bedrooms and can house your family. 

You also get a kitchen with a dishwasher, microwave, fridge, and oven. The host also offers a washing machine and toiletries in the amenities. The rental also has a balcony so that you can enjoy the views peacefully. 

The living area has a fireplace, a desk, and a TV. The internet is also available free of charge.

Address: 9606 North Lombard Street, Portland, OR 97203

4. Four Square Charmer – an accessible accommodation where families can enjoy amazing garden scenery from a terrace

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The Four Square Charmer is an affordable family-friendly self-catering option located on Alder Street. It is a one-bedroom house that is less than a kilometer away from the Laurelhurst Park and Velveteria Museum of Velvet Paintings. 

There is a parking spot available, and the host allows pets, meaning you can enjoy a vacation with your dog. The kitchen includes everything from a dining table to an oven to cleaning products. The living area has a sofa and a dining area. Free internet and other entertainment options, including a flat-screen TV are also available. 

The rental also offers a laundry service, along with several other amenities. 

Address: 3215 Southeast Alder Street, Portland, OR 97214

5. Garden Home Escape – a family-friendly holiday home that welcomes pets

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Located in southwest Portland on Cedarcrest Street, the Garden Home Escape is another great self-catering option in Portland that is perfect for families. 

It can house over 10 people, and pets are also allowed. BBQ facilities are available for people looking to have a cookout. The amenities offered by the host include air conditioning, wireless internet, and a fireplace, among others. The holiday home is also equipped with a jacuzzi so that you can relax after a long day. 

The kitchen is equipped with a dishwasher, microwave, and refrigerator. 

Address: 7617 SW Cedarcrest Street, Portland, OR 97223

6. Urban Oasis – a modern family rental that provides everything for a self-catering stay

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Urban Oasis is a perfect modern getaway for a family vacation. It is situated less than a kilometer away from Moda Center and the Oregon Convention Center. 

Covering an area of 83 square meters, the apartment offers 2 bedrooms and a living area featuring everything you need to have to enjoy quality time with your family. The kitchen comes equipped with a dining table, dishwasher, washing machine, kitchenware, and refrigerator along with all other necessary essentials. 

Urban Oasis also has an outdoor patio that allows you to sit back and relax.

Address: Portland, OR, 97212

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7. Artsy PNW Home – a pro-family rental where you can relax in a nice hot tub

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The Artsy PNW Home covers an area of over 110 square meters and offers several amenities that you may not find anywhere else. 

You get a yard and a garden along with a patio, which allows you to sit and enjoy the outdoors. The holiday home also has a hot tub.

The kitchen includes all the essentials, including utensils and an oven. There is a fireplace in the living area. Free internet, TV, and cable service are also available.

Address: Portland, OR 97227

8. The Hamilton House – a great family vacation rental that is self-catering friendly

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A holiday home, covering an area of 2200 sq. ft, with 3 bedrooms that have 9 beds and 2 bathrooms, the Hamilton House was built in the 1950s. 

Located in the Raleigh Hills area, the rental offers everything you expect from a top-tier family-friendly accommodation. Free internet, heating options, a fully equipped kitchen with utensils and pantry items, a Television set with a DVD player, and basic toiletries are some of the many amenities that the holiday home provides. 

Address: Raleigh Hills, Oregon, United States

9. The Pumpkin House – one of the best and most charismatic families home 

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The Pumpkin House is a 2000 sq. ft holiday home that is located only 3 miles from downtown Portland. Along with 2 bedrooms, you also get a kitchen, a living room, and a terrace. 

The rental also offers a spa whirlpool, something you do not see with other options. Free internet, television, satellite TV, games, and a video library are some of the many entertainment options available at the Pumpkin House. 

Children’s toys and a highchair are included in the amenities offered by the host. The house also has a garage for easy parking.

Address: Portland, Oregon, United States

10. 2-Bedroom Apartment with Private Patio – a stylish apartment perfect for self-catering

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Located in Reed, the 2-bedroom apartment covers an area of 800 sq. ft and has a kitchen, a living room, and a terrace. 

You get an outdoor patio and a fully stocked kitchen, which includes everything from pantry items to an electric hob and utensils. Free internet, television, air conditioning, toiletries, and a washing machine are some of the many amenities offered by the host. 

Address: Reed, Eastmoreland, Oregon, United States of America

11. Hundred-year-old farmhouse in Alberta – a family oriented vintage holiday place 

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Situated in Alberta Arts District, the holiday home has 4 bedrooms and can house 8 people. There is also a fenced backyard.

The house also has outdoor furniture and a number of other unique amenities. Television, free internet, and a DVD player are available at the rental. The kitchen comes with an oven, BBQ grill, kitchen utensils, and a dining table, among other offerings. 

It is located less than 4 kilometers from the Moda Center. 

Address: Alberta Arts District, Concordia, Oregon, United States of America

12. Castle Estate – a stunning castle turned into a vacation spot that provides excellent amenities for self-catering

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Located in southwest Portland, the Castle Estate is an actual castle-like holiday home that covers an area of over 4800 sq. ft. It has 6 large bedrooms and can house over 15 people at a given time. 

It features 2 fireplaces, a brick exterior, a unique staircase, and craftsman furnished ceilings. On top of all this, the estate has 2 jacuzzis and a hot tub, making it unique in every aspect. All the basic amenities like free internet, television, air conditioning, and fully equipped kitchens are available. The rental also features a spa whirlpool and has outdoor furniture. 

Castle Estate also has a smart tv, a pool table, a ping pong table, and table football. The place is literally like a castle and is only a few minutes away from downtown Portland. 

Address: Southwest Hills, Oregon, United States of America

Beth was born under a wandering star, with drama in her veins and ink in her pen. After stints studying theatre in Dublin and Utrecht she used her creative streak to see as much of the world as she could on as little money. She toured Italian Schools with a children's theatre troop, lived as an au-pair in both Rome and Washington DC, explored the British countryside, worked her way through much of Europe, Salsa'd in Cuba and road tripped down America's west coast where she discovered her spiritual home; Portland, Oregon. In between adventures she resides peacefully with her cat and ukulele amid the misty valleys and rolling hills of beautiful South Wales.

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