Life in Portland

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Life in Portland

Welcome to Portland.  We know you are going to love living in Portland and have a great time if you are passing through.

Life in Portland

Life in Portland

Is Portland a good place to live?

Yes, Portland is a great place to live or visit.  Below our guide to Portland will give you all the information you need to make moving here easier or make your trip a more informed and enjoyable one.

Visas required to live in Portland

If you happen to be a citizen from a country other than Australia and are looking to move to Portland, you are going to need a visa to do so.  Australia has many visas on offer that could allow you to live and work in Portland.  Due to there being many different visas, each with it’s own rights and obligations, it is best to take our Free Visa Assessment so we can provide accurate advice on the visa options available to you in your specific circumstances.

 

If you are moving to Portland and want to find a job in Portland we have a guide specifically on how to find and apply for jobs in Portland for new arrivals.  Always make sure you have secured a visa that allows you to work before starting your new job.

Map of Portland

Weather in Portland

Portland

Hotels and Accommodation in Portland

There are all types of accommodation available in Portland.  The best place to find Hotels, serviced apartments or holiday lets is via Book Direct and Save  Bookdirectandsave.com

This website lists the exact same properties as Airbnb and booking.com but does not charge the high commissions so their nightly accommodation rates are cheaper.

Or contact any of these great local hotels, apartments or holiday accommodation businesses.

The Society Hotel
376 reviews
Hotels, Hostels
+15034450444
203 NW 3rd Ave, Portland, OR 97209
Hampton Inn & Suites Portland-Pearl District
147 reviews
Hotels
+15032225200
354 NW 9th Ave, Portland, OR 97209
Kimpton RiverPlace Hotel
207 reviews
Hotels, Venues & Event Spaces
+15032283233
1510 S Harbor Way, Portland, OR 97201
The Hoxton – Portland
106 reviews
Hotels, Venues & Event Spaces
+15037700500
15 NW 4th Ave, Portland, OR 97209
Caravan- The Tiny House Hotel
100 reviews
Hotels
+15032885225
5009 NE 11th Ave, Portland, OR 97211

Portland is full of great businesses and helpful services. Below are a selection of our best.

Accountants in Portland

 

Compass Tax Solutions
7 reviews
Tax Services, Bookkeepers, Accountants
+15035799889
Portland, OR 97281
Dark Horse CPAs
2 reviews
Tax Services, Accountants, Bookkeepers
+15034610172
29030 SW Town Center Lp E, Ste 202 Number 191, Wilsonville, OR 97070
All About Businesses
7 reviews
Bookkeepers, Payroll Services, Tax Services
+15034059466
205 SE Spokane St, Ste 300, Portland, OR 97202
Moore Tax Solutions
37 reviews
Tax Services
Lake Oswego, OR 97034
Bartolme and Associates CPA
18 reviews
Accountants, Tax Services
+15033609770
825 NE 20th, Ste 320, Portland, OR 97232

Banks in Portland

 

Unitus Community Credit Union
30 reviews
Banks & Credit Unions, Mortgage Lenders
+15032275571
3355 N Williams Ave, Portland, OR 97227
Consolidated Community Credit Union
30 reviews
Banks & Credit Unions, Mortgage Brokers
+15032328070
2021 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland, OR 97232
First Republic Bank
17 reviews
Banks & Credit Unions, Investing, Financial Advising
+15035258800
947 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97205
Chase Bank
1 review
Banks & Credit Unions
+15038202526
1610 SE Tolman St, Portland, OR 97202
Oregonians Credit Union
7 reviews
Banks & Credit Unions
+15032395336
7825 N Lombard St, Portland, OR 97203

 


Cafes in Portland

 

Proud Mary Coffee
682 reviews
Coffee & Tea, Breakfast & Brunch, Juice Bars & Smoothies
+15032083475
2012 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211
Soro Soro Coffee & Dessert
294 reviews
Desserts, Coffee & Tea, Bakeries
+15032658236
2250 E Burnside St, Unit C, Portland, OR 97214
Bjorn Cafe
14 reviews
Coffee & Tea, Sandwiches, Beer Bar
+15034328916
1485 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97214
La Perlita
226 reviews
Coffee & Tea
5620 N Interstate Ave, Portland, OR 97217
Tin Shed Garden Cafe
1862 reviews
American (New), Breakfast & Brunch, Coffee & Tea
+15032886966
1438 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211

 


Carpet Cleaners in Portland

 

GT Carpet Cleaning
11 reviews
Carpet Cleaning, Home Cleaning, Lawn Services
+13607496017
1970 S Market Blvd, Chehalis, WA 98532
Janitorial Plus
46 reviews
Office Cleaning, Home Cleaning, Carpet Cleaning
+15032687547
Gresham, OR 97080
MGS Pro Cleaning Services
8 reviews
Home Cleaning, Window Washing, Carpet Cleaning
+15032673863
Portland, OR 97202
All American Cleaning Choice
19 reviews
Window Washing, Home Cleaning, Carpet Cleaning
+15035502816
Newberg, OR 97132
Rose City Cleaning
11 reviews
Home Cleaning, Carpet Cleaning
+15036799234
Portland, OR 97214

Dentists in Portland

 

Laurelwood Dental
136 reviews
General Dentistry, Pediatric Dentists, Cosmetic Dentists
+15032843575
2824 NE Wasco St, Ste 210, Portland, OR 97232
Wellness Dental
60 reviews
General Dentistry
+19715447403
907 NW 18th Ave, Portland, OR 97209
Bling Dental
147 reviews
Cosmetic Dentists, General Dentistry
+15032272444
926 NW 13th Ave, Ste 150, Portland, OR 97209
Laurelhurst Dentistry
106 reviews
General Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentists
+15032333622
2520 E Burnside St, Portland, OR 97214
Friendly Smiles Dental Group
54 reviews
Cosmetic Dentists, Endodontists, Periodontists
+15032323102
2505 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97214

 


Doctors and Medical clinics in Portland

 

You can make an appointment at any of these local doctors or clinics.

Baskin Clinic
27 reviews
Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Concierge Medicine
+15038089211
2222 NW Lovejoy St, Ste 406, Portland, OR 97210
Dr. Shamim Matin
3 reviews
Doctors
+15038587845
1030 NW 12th Ave, Ste 335, Portland, OR 97209
Aleksandra Giedwoyn, MD
5 reviews
Naturopathic/Holistic, Family Practice
+15036621971
736 SE 60th Ave, Heart of Mt Tabor, Portland, OR 97215
Legacy Medical Group – Broadway
12 reviews
Internal Medicine
+15035257599
1600 NE Broadway, Portland, OR 97232
Hosseinion Family Medicine
7 reviews
Family Practice, Sports Medicine, Naturopathic/Holistic
+15032342070
1735 SE 33rd Ave, Portland, OR 97214

 


Contact one of the Portland Electricians below

 

PDX Electric
73 reviews
Electricians
+15036399708
Portland, OR 97224
West Coast Electric
29 reviews
Electricians, Lighting Fixtures & Equipment
+13609802290
1104 SE 181st Ave, Vancouver, WA 98683
Tice Electric
15 reviews
Electricians, Lighting Fixtures & Equipment
+15032338801
5405 N Lagoon Ave, Portland, OR 97217
Winner Electric Construction
66 reviews
Electricians, Lighting Fixtures & Equipment, Generator Installation/Repair
+15036385028
Milwaukie, OR 97267
Alameda Electric
206 reviews
Electricians
+15038636887
3415 NE 44th, Portland, OR 97213

 


Hospitals in Portland

 

Randall Children’s Hospital
8 reviews
Hospitals
+15034133600
501 N Graham St, Ste 330A, Legacy Emanuel, Portland, OR 97227
Peter Kohler Pavilion
2 reviews
Hospitals
+15034948311
3251 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland, OR 97239
Providence Portland Medical Center
2 reviews
Medical Centers
+15032156488
507 NE 47th Ave, Portland, OR 97213
Bensimon Center for Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine
42 reviews
Medical Spas, Cosmetic Surgeons, Plastic Surgeons
+15032220939
1200 NW Naito Pkwy, Ste 320, Portland, OR 97209

 


Mechanics in Portland

 

Alpine Auto Repair
5 reviews
Auto Repair
+15032388608
5840 Se 17th Ave, Portland, OR 97202
Matrix Integrated – Downtown
72 reviews
Auto Repair
+15034431141
4000 SW Macadam Ave, Portland, OR 97239
FJC Import Auto Repair
2 reviews
Auto Repair
+15032973281
8945 SW Cashmur Ln, Portland, OR 97225
Atomic Auto Hybrid Repair
309 reviews
Auto Repair, Tires
+15039693134
610 NE 102nd Ave, Portland, OR 97220
ABA Auto Repair
139 reviews
Auto Repair, Oil Change Stations, Transmission Repair
+19712465295
26040 NW Evergreen Rd, Hillsboro, OR 97124

Newspapers in Portland

 

The City Reader
2 reviews
Newspapers & Magazines
3050 SE Division St, D Street Village Lobby, Portland, OR 97202
Canby Herald
1 review
Print Media
+15032666831
241 N Grant St, Canby, OR 97013
Just Out
2 reviews
Print Media, Newspapers & Magazines
+15038283034
Portland, OR 97293
Oregon Public Broadcasting
28 reviews
Radio Stations, Television Stations
+15032449900
7140 SW MacAdam Ave, Portland, OR 97219
Gresham Outlook Newspaper
1 review
Print Media
+15036207355
1190 NE Division St, Gresham, OR 97030

 


 

Pest Control in Portland

 

EcoGuard Pest Management
50 reviews
Pest Control
+15034332847
750 SW 9th Ave, Ste 1104, Portland, OR 97205
Aspen Pest Control
140 reviews
Pest Control
+13608599090
12104 NE 95th St, Vancouver, WA 98682
PDX Pest Control
8 reviews
Pest Control
+15037583651
Beaverton, OR 97005
Aspen Pest Control
19 reviews
Pest Control
+15034054300
8305 SE Monterey Ave, Ste 220 Q, Happy Valley, OR 97086
Campbell Natural Pest Control
6 reviews
Pest Control
+15033038303
3308 N Missouri Ave, Unit B, Portland, OR 97227

 


 

Plumbers in Portland

 

Sutherland Plumbing
271 reviews
Plumbing, Water Heater Installation/Repair
+15037194015
Portland, OR 97078
Cornel’s Plumbing
142 reviews
Plumbing, Water Heater Installation/Repair, Excavation Services
+15035582035
5235 SW 153rd Ave, Beaverton, OR 97007
Everlast Plumbing
31 reviews
Plumbing
+19713444826
10715 NE Beech St, Portland, OR 97220
Charlie Hall Plumbing
53 reviews
Plumbing, Water Heater Installation/Repair
+15037742686
Portland, OR 97266
Service Plus Plumbing
81 reviews
Plumbing, Water Heater Installation/Repair
+15039274482
12035 NE Sumner St, Portland, OR 97220

 


Real Estate Agents in Portland 

 

Ross Seligman, Principal Real Estate Broker, Living Room Realty
45 reviews
Real Estate Agents
+15038629075
1636 NW Lovejoy St, Portland, OR 97209
Alicia Dart – Soldera Properties, Inc
30 reviews
Real Estate Agents
+15032183716
535 3rd St, Lake Oswego, OR 97034
Darcie Alexander – PDX Green Team
85 reviews
Real Estate Agents
+15039283682
2601 NE Glisan St, Portland, OR 97232
Hilary Bourassa – PDX Green Team
80 reviews
Real Estate Agents
+15039283682
2601 NE Glisan St, Portland, OR 97232
The Eisenhauer Team
31 reviews
Real Estate Agents
+13609210417
1498 SE Tech Center Pl, Ste 290, Vancouver, WA 98683

 


Restaurants in Portland

 

The Observatory
2112 reviews
American (New), Lounges
+15034456284
8115 SE Stark St, Portland, OR 97215
Lechon
1614 reviews
Tapas Bars, Cocktail Bars
+15032199000
113 SW Naito Pkwy, Portland, OR 97204
Screen Door Eastside
7908 reviews
Southern, Cajun/Creole, Breakfast & Brunch
+15035420880
2337 E Burnside St, Portland, OR 97214
Ox
1131 reviews
Steakhouses, Wine Bars
+15032843366
2225 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97212
kann
18 reviews
Caribbean
+15037020290
548 SE Ash St, Portland, OR 97214

Schools in Portland

 

Franklin High School
1 review
Middle Schools & High Schools
+15039165140
5405 SE Woodward, Portland, OR 97206
Cedarwood Waldorf School
1 review
Elementary Schools, Waldorf Schools, Private Schools
+15032451477
3030 SW 2nd, Portland, OR 97201
The American Barista & Coffee Workshops
8 reviews
Specialty Schools
+15032322222
1028 SE Water Ave, Ste 275, Portland, OR 97214
International School of Portland
8 reviews
Language Schools, Elementary Schools, Preschools
+15032262496
2305 S Water Ave, Portland, OR 97201
The Catlin Gabel School
4 reviews
Elementary Schools, Middle Schools & High Schools, Preschools
+15032971894
8825 SW Barnes Rd, Portland, OR 97225

 


Solicitors in Portland

 

 


Supermarkets in Portland 

 

World Foods
186 reviews
Grocery, Delis, Coffee & Tea
+15038020755
830 NW Everett St, Portland, OR 97209
Uwajimaya
483 reviews
International Grocery
+15036434512
10500 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy, Beaverton, OR 97005
Lily Market Oriental Food & Gifts
126 reviews
International Grocery
+15032550448
11001 NE Halsey St, Portland, OR 97220
Portland Farmers Market
453 reviews
Farmers Market
+15032410032
1803 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97201
Cheese & Crack Snack Shop
475 reviews
Cheese Shops, American (New), Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt
+15032067315
22 SE 28th Ave, Portland, OR 97214


 

Vets in Portland 

 

Buckman Veterinary Clinic
40 reviews
Veterinarians
+15032051480
720 SE 11th Ave, Portland, OR 97214
Northwest Neighborhood Veterinary Hospital
263 reviews
Veterinarians, Pet Stores
+15032276047
2680 NW Thurman St, Portland, OR 97210
Mt Tabor Veterinary Care
109 reviews
Veterinarians
+15032005555
4246 SE Belmont St, Ste 1, Portland, OR 97215
Wildwood Veterinary Clinic
33 reviews
Veterinarians
+15034774757
3734 SW Moody Ave, Portland, OR 97239
Hillsdale Veterinary Hospital
43 reviews
Veterinarians
+15032464660
6359 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland, OR 97239

 

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