Portland Resources (links in titles below)
Below are some resources to help you get here and plan your stay.
Portland International Airport (PDX) Visit the official Port of Portland site for airport and passenger services.
Blue Star Airport Shuttle Phone: (503) 249-1837 Visit this site to arrange ground transportation.
TriMet - MAX Light Rail Portland's award winning public transportation. You can ride the Max directly from the airport to many locations in central Portland. More information here: http://trimet.org/
Portland, Oregon Visitors Association (POVA) - Visit the official tourism and meeting website for Portland, Oregon.
Radio Cab: A great way to get around - (503) 227-1212.
Portland Citysearch - A great resource for finding all of the area hotspots.
This map of inner SE Portland will acquaint you with the area and its offerings.
Area Accommodations + Discounts (links in titles below)
Datura is near the center of Portland on the east side of the river. The following is a list of places to stay. You can find additional hotel information from POVA (Portland Visitors Association).
The Eastside Lodge: Basic accommodation. 10 - 15 minute walking distance from the studio. Mention "Little Scarab" when booking by phone and receive 20% off the business rate. 949 East Burnside, Portland, OR 97214 - (503) 234-8411.
The Everett Street Guest House: 2306 NE Everett St, Portland, OR 97232. 503-830-0650. Email: email@example.com. Close to the studio and a favorite of past attendees. Mention that you are with Datura and receive a 10% discount. Be sure book directly with the Everett Street Guest House to get the best rate: You can book online at www.everettstreetguesthouse.com or by phone (503-830-0650).
The Jupiter Hotel: One of the closer hotels to the studio at less than 0.5 miles away and close to central Portland and downtown. It is a little rock n' roll, not so big on the peace and quiet.
To book your Jupiter room at the special discounted rate:Go to: res.jupiterhotel.comEnter : ARTS into the promo code slot
Portland Hawthorne Hostel: www.portlandhostel.org - 3031 Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard, Portland - (503) 236-3380. 25 minute walk to the studio, in the middle of the happening Hawthorne district and private rooms from around $55.
Portland Hawthorne Guesthouse: 20 minute walk from studio and downtown and very close to Hawthorne. This economical guesthouse is no frills and serviceable. 1235 Southeast Salmon Street, Portland, OR 97214, (503) 233-1643, portlandhawthorneguesthouse.com
AirBnB: Past participants have had success with this site, where individuals can list their apartments for short-term rental. Sometimes it's great, sometimes it's not, depending on the lister. We can't guarantee that each listing is superb, so please use sharp judgement when working with airbnb, and check each person's reviews.