Portland's White House

1914 NE 22nd Avenue , Portland, OR 97212-4705 USA (Show map)

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Visit our website for a Virtual Tour of Portland's White House and to view our special events, weddings, rehearsal dinners, holidays, banquets, business meetings and seminars. Situated in Portland’s North East Historic Irvington District, Portland’s White House was built as a summer home in 1911 by Robert Lytle, a wealthy lumber baron. The house was billed as the most expensive home built in the district for the period. This Greek Revival Mansion boasts a lifestyle of past years with 14 massive columns, circular drive and fountain to greet you. Enjoy the advantages of the neighborhood to jog, walk, and shop tax free at fabulous boutiques and Lloyd Center. The Pearl District, NW 23rd Avenue Shops, The International Rose Test Gardens, Japanese gardens, Portland Art Museum, Classical Chinese Gardens, Pittock Mansion, Washington Park are only minutes away. Wine Country, Mt. St. Helens, Mt. Hood, the Oregon Coast, the Oregon Gardens and the Columbia Gorge are wonderful day trips. Summer days show impressive hanging baskets and wonderful flowers to warm your senses. Enjoy sunny afternoons in courtyard gardens. Holidays are grand with the home decorated for the seasons. Restored to its original splendor by David Krause and Frank Groff with sparkling chandeliers, formal dining room, large parlor with grand piano, sweeping staircase, magnificent leaded glass windows, and Grand Ballroom.



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  • Guest room4.6
  • Service4.7
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Onsite Dining4.7

Lovely stay

4.6 on February 25, 2018

This is a beautiful home in a neat neighborhood. It was a chilly day, but it was very cozy inside. It would be fun to stay in nice weather too because it's a great neighborhood to explore. Breakfast was delicious. Kim was very friendly and available when needed.


5 on January 12, 2018

The Portland White House is absolutely amazing! My husband is active duty and we were not in the Christmas spirit since we couldn't spend our Christmas with family but these gracious hosts turned that around for us. We could not have asked for a more welcoming and beautiful stay. The staff was just wonderful. To top it off, we had a gourmet breakfast at no charge each morning we were there. We have told all of our friends about the White House and would love to stay again!

Very Welcoming Bed and Breakfast

4.6 on January 09, 2018

My husband and I stayed over the Christmas holiday, our second visit to PWH. We were very happy in the Coach House. The bed is comfortable,deep mattress, no problem for my husband's sensitive back. Cozy room with clean, modern bathroom - liked the shower. Breakfasts were superior with fresh fruit, different entree each morning, great coffee. The staff, including Myra and Kim, were totally welcoming and accommodating. Nice feature nearby is public transportation bus at the end of the block.

The best bed & breakfast

5 on December 13, 2017

Me and my friend have been going to the White house for over 15 years . We enjoyed every visit. It's relaxing, and the hospitality is wonderful. They make you feel like family. We are going to miss the current owners & host .


5 on December 03, 2017

We had A FANTASTIC Time!! The Staff was Very Accommodating and Made Our Stay Very Memorable!!!! The Property has been Sold and Hopefully the New Owners Will Continue the Bed and Breakfast Concept!! We Will Definitely Be Back!!

pampered in Portland

5 on November 28, 2017

This is a gorgeous mansion in a lovely neighborhood. The rooms a beautiful, so many antiques everywhere. The breakfast is delicious and substantial. Maybe improve the coffee a bit. I admit to being a coffee snob, sorry.

Warm, welcoming and delicious!!!!

4.8 on November 05, 2017

I have often stayed at the Portland White House because the people who work there are so kind, so welcoming and just delightful!! There treats at night and scrumptious breakfasts add to a most delightful stay!

GREAT Place!!!!

5 on October 26, 2017

We enjoyed our stay at the Portland White House so much that we not only stayed here just the first night of our trip, but decided to end our trip to Oregon here as well. The rooms were beautiful, we absolutely enjoyed our conversations with everyone associated with the Ptld White House and the breakfasts were amazing - would love to have the recipes! Easy location and GORGEOUS neighborhood!

Another great stay at my favorite B&B!

5 on October 22, 2017

I spent two nights in September at Portland's White House and it was lovely from the moment I arrived. My room was upgraded so I was in the Rose Room which was huge and beautiful, you must try it! The linens are nice, the toiletries are top notch, it's quiet, you get a wonderful breakfast to start your morning, the owners are great, and the girls helping with breakfast are very sweet. Everything is clean and well kept, it's a wonderful place to spend your down-time when you're visiting. I can't wait to go back again this month!

24 Hours in Portland

5 on October 19, 2017

My husband and I spent 1 night at the White House at the end of our travel around Oregon. It's a beautiful property. We stayed in the Garden Room which had a lovely patio. The breakfast was filling and delicious. The service was gracious and attentive. I would definitely stay here again.

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Rooms & Rates

Balcony Room - M3

$190 - $225 nightly plus tax. A wall of windows welcomes you to your private balcony awaiting your presence to relax after traveling. Moonstruck chocolates and Lanning's housemade cookies will enlighten your spirits. The fountain will lull you to sleep on your four post queen feather bed. Soak in the rain of the 6 shower heads to calm the soul!

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Carolina Room - C2

$175 - $190 nightly plus tax. Large window overlooking the circular drive brightens the Carolina room. The tall four-poster queen feather bed will soothe and comfort you to sleep. The housemade cookies are a family recipe. Private bath with tile and marble, shower only.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Chauffeur Quarters - C1

$245 - $265 nightly plus tax. Fit for a King. This wonderful room with its massive King bed jetted tub, double shower heads will release you and yours travel woes. Champagne, Moonstruck Chocolates and housemade cookies will prepare you for an experience to remember. Located on the ground floor of the Carriage House.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Beds 1 King

Baron's Room - M2

$220 - $245 nightly plus tax. A wonderful king bed welcomes you to your room with relaxing blues and golds color to warm you. Enjoy your Moon Struck Chocolates The clawfoot tub and shower,, original tiles will prepare you for wonderful experience to start your relaxation experience at Portland's White House

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Canopy Room - M1

$265 - $295 nightly plus tax. A wonderful canopy king bed welcomes you to your room with rich shades of red, maroon and yellows. Enjoy your Moon Struck Chocolate gift box and Champagne. The jetted tub, giant shower, hand-held shower, original tiles will prepare you for a wonderful experience to start your relaxation experience at Portland's White House. This room will fit a Rollaway Bed.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Hawley Room - M4

$175-$190 nightly plus tax. Beautifully restored wood floors, soft hand-made Persian rugs, High Mahogany Queen bed and a giant gilt-gold mirror will entice you to crawl into bed and curl up with a great book. Chocolates, cookies and you will have to do the rest. Granite and marble floors in this bathroom with shower.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Blarney Room - C3

$155 - $175 nightly plus tax. Very small and cozy elegant and private least expensive room. This room is located on the second floor of the carriage house. Old fashioned four poster queen bed and large windows brighten this cheery little room. Lanning’s housemade cookies, Moonstruck chocolates and you will sleep like a baby. The shower has an extra large shower head to drench your soul.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Rose Room - M5

$220 - $245 nightly plus tax. A travel writer who stayed in the Rose Room wrote, "Reyna makes a fun Bed". The oversized king feather bed will guarantee the best nights sleep. Housemade Cookies, Moonstruck Chocolates, an old-fashioned bathtub with shower and original tiles will start a new relationship. This room will fit a Rollaway.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

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Location Type

Historic Irvington Neighborhood


Portland, OR (PDX) 10 miles

Directions to property:

FROM I-5 SOUTH: Take the Broadway Bridge, City Center, Coliseum, Rose Garden Exit. The off ramp widens to three lanes, stay in the left hand lane. Go through the first light and immediately merge left to turn left at the second light, you are now on Weidler street. Follow Weidler to 22nd street, take a left on 22nd street, go three blocks. We are located on the corner of 22nd and Hancock street. FROM I-5 NORTH: Cross the Willamette river bridge. Stay on I-5, don't exit on to I-84. Exit at the next exit (Rose Garden, Weidler street exit) stay in the right lane and take a right at the first light. You are now on Weidler street. Follow Weidler to 22nd street, take a left on 22nd street, go three blocks. We are located on the corner of 22nd and Hancock street.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Eco-tourism, Extreme sports, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Night life, Ocean, shop tax free at fabulous boutiques & Lloyd Center, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Sports venue, Tours, University, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn, Boutique Hotel, Mansion

On-site amenities

Coffee/Tea facilities, Conference Rooms, Fireplace, Ironing Board, Piano, Walk to mass transit, Wedding Facilities , Outside courtyards

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Bath robes, Hairdryer, TV, Wi-Fi

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  • Check In:: 15:00
  • Check Out:: 11:00
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No Smoking is not allowed on property
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited with well behaved parents
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

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  • Time Served: 7:30am to 9:00am
  • Serving Location: Off-site through March 30, 2018

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian Vegan

Signature Dish

Salmon eggs benedict with an orange hollandaise


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