The Lion and the Rose Victorian Bed & Breakfast Inn

1810 NE 15th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97212
Innkeeper(s): Steve Unger

Rose Room

$150.00 / $260.00 night

All Things Victorian, the soft color of cream mixes with plush shades of plum, green, and dusty rose to envelope all who enter. The four poster bed and period wall coverings will whisk you off to sleep and evoke dreams of garden teas and peaceful summer walks. Oversized antique furnishings, a beautiful garden view, and the comfort of a Jacuzzi tub will make this room one you will never want to leave. Our only first floor guest room is a large quiet interior room located off the Middle Parlor and overlooking the Garden. Queen bed, large private bath en suite with Jacuzzi tub and separate shower. Light colors - one of our quietest rooms.


Lavonna Room

$150.00 / $260.00 night

The unique round cupola seating area and soft shades of lavender and green immediately warm the heart and soul with a sense of romance from the moment you enter. An ornate king size iron bed is complemented by a wonderful backdrop draped canopy while the exquisite leaded glass window puts the crowning touch on this breathtaking room. The original "his and hers" closets have been converted to an elegant, old fashion split bath with a toilet and wash basin in one side and a Carerra marble shower and convenience sink in the other. Enjoy a perfect night's sleep on a King size "Sleep Number" mattress that lets each person select the firmness of their own side of the bed. Our most popular and largest room - a sunny corner room with turret area and lots of windows - some traffic sounds, not the best for light sleepers.


Garden Room

$150.00 / $247.00 night

Wonderful shades of green, cream and soft rose make for a warm and comfortable atmosphere. This room features vintage wall paper, hand pained furniture, an old fashion headboards with a lace backdrop and floral linens. The sitting area is perfect for sipping morning coffee or tea. Relax in the clawfoot soaking tub. King bed (or 2 Twin beds), large private bath en suite with clawfoot soaking tub/shower; closet. Light colors - one of our quietest interior rooms - overlooks the garden.


Joseph Room

$150.00 / $260.00 night

The rich tones of burgundy and gold invite you to enter another time and place. The romantic queen size four poster bed floats in the center of the room. Watch for rainbows cast through the south facing leaded glass bay window. Queen bed, private bath en suite with tiled shower; brass rack for hanging clothes. A beautiful room in reds and golds with lots of light - overlooks a quiet avenue. 


Starina Room

$130.00 / $240.00 night

Depth of color and richness of tone complement the period furnishings in this world class room. The circa 1860 high back Edwardian bed and its matching accessories are striking with rich shades of green, burgundy and gold. This room will wrap you up and take you somewhere special! Queen bed, private bath en suite with tiled shower; antique armoire. Deep browns and forest greens with beautiful gold accents - overlooks a quiet avenue.


Escapade Room

$130.00 / $240.00 night

Shades of pink and bright white welcome you to this alluring space. The oak Victorian bed, draped in shades of cream, raspberry and ivy green, conjure up visions of yesteryear. Lovely, relaxing and fresh. King bed (or two twin Beds), small private bath en suite with tiled shower; large walk-in closet. Light and bright - a smaller quiet interior room overlooking the rear veranda.


Avandel Room

$110.00 / $210.00 night

A great room for a single-traveler. The original Sewing Room has become a cozy retreat in colors of cream and rose. The room features an antique carved oak bed with matching dresser and vintage wall paper. Our smallest (9' x 13') room with a full-size (double) bed and large walk-in dressing closet. A few steps from your room, you will enjoy exclusive use of the home's original spacious hall bath with 6' long clawfoot soaking tub/shower and built-in window seat.


Victorian Apartment

$137.00 / $215.00 night

A perfect way to discover what makes Portland one of the most popular cities in the United States. Live like a local. Enjoy part of Portland's history. Make yourself at home in this spacious 900 sq. ft. 3-room Garden Apartment -- the basement unit of a grand Victorian mansion listed on the National Register of Historic Places. No need to drive. Enjoy a super convenient location in the historic Irvington neighborhood just 1.5 miles northeast of downtown. Easy walk to shops, restaurants, 18 movie screens and Oregon's largest mall built around an indoor ice skating rink. 1 block to major bus lines. 6 blocks to the MAX light rail that takes you downtown for free. Escape the ordinary. The apartment has its own private entrance a few stops down from our rose garden. While located in the basement, the unit has good daylight with five windows facing south. The unit has a "shabby chic" look accented with antiques. Two Queen size beds and a full-height air bed can sleep up to 6. Spacious Garden Apartment in a grand Victorian mansion 1.5 miles northeast of downtown. Can be configured with 1 or 2 adjoining bedrooms (600 or 900 sq. ft.). Can sleep up to 6 (in up to 3 queen size beds). Private entrance. Kitchenette with microwave, fridge, toaster, blender, coffee maker and water kettle (no stove or oven). Walk to everything!

  • Rooms & Guest Info

    Among the finest places to stay in Portland, the six guest rooms (all with private baths) are each unique and emanate Victorian charm. Historic yet up to date, the rooms are air conditioned and equipped with telephones, clock-radios, cable TV and high-speed wireless internet access (as well as traditional data ports). Your home away from home, each stay also includes: Full breakfast for two, Light refreshments in the afternoon and evening, Complimentary soda, juice, spring water, tea, Free local and long distance phone calls in the U.S., Free internet access (wireless and guest PC), Hair dryer (upon request), Iron and ironing board, and Free on street parking.


    • 1-bedroom with 1 Queen-size bed: $124 - $174 per night depending on time of year
    • Optional 2nd bedroom with 2nd Queen-size bed: Add $50 per night
    • 3rd Queen-size bed in optional 2nd bedroom: Add one time service carge of $30
    • Breakfast option: Add $10 per day per guest
    • Weekly rate: Stay 7 nights for the price of 6 nights
    • Add 12.5% Portland Lodging Tax to stays less than 1 month

    Nightly rates range from $99 to $224 depending on room and time of year.

    Please check Availability online to view applicable rates or call us at (800) 955-1647.

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    Guest Information

    Reservations: Reservations for guests living in the U.S. and Canada will be held with a current credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover). Reservations for guests living outside the U.S. and Canada require a 1-day or 25% deposit (whichever is greater) charged on a valid credit card.

    Minimum Stay: Single-night stays are accepted except for Thanksgiving, Christmas and during three-day holiday weekends.

    Third-party Gifts Cards or Certificates: Gift cards or certificates issued by third-parties can only be used for single-room stays of 1 or 2 nights at full rate. Third-party gift cards or certificates cannot be used for multi-room and group bookings.

    Smoking: The Inn is a non smoking establishment. We do however have a covered area outside to accommodate our smoking guests.

    Children: For safety reasons and for the comfort of our guests, only children age ten or older can be accommodated. Parents must supervise their children and keep them from running, jumping, and shouting while inside the house.

    Extra Guests: Only the Lavonna room is large enough for a fold-up foam futon bed for a third person. There is an extra charge of $20 per night plus $10 per breakfast

    Pets: Regrettably, no pets are allowed.

    Mobility and Medical Issues: We are not wheel chair accessible and stair climbing is required. There are 14 steps to our front porch from the sidewalk, 6 steps to our back door from our back driveway, and 19 steps between the first and second floors. The Rose room is the only guest room on the first floor. As a result we are NOT suitable for those with mobility or medical issues who have difficulty climbing stairs.

    All cancellations:

    Require you to notify us in writing via e-mail (, fax (503.287.9247) or letter; and

    Will be confirmed by us via e-mail within 24 hours. If you do not receive confirmation of your cancellation within 24 hours, please telephone us at 800.955.1647.

    Cancellation Policy: All cancellations are subject to a $20 booking fee that will be charged to your credit card.

    Cancellation of bookings for 1 or 2 rooms for 1 or 2 nights require at least 7 days notice prior to the date of arrival.

    Cancellation of bookings for 3 or more nights or 3 or more rooms require 30 days advance notice.

    Late cancellations will be eligible for a refund only if rooms can be re-booked.

    Parking: Street parking is safe and generally available. There are no parking meters or time limits. Feel free to use our front or back driveway to drop of your luggage before you park.

    Check-In: Rooms are available after 3:00 P.M. Early check-in to drop off bags and pick up keys can be arranged. We request all guests to telephone ahead on the day of arrival to confirm their specific check-in time. Feel free to use our front or back driveway to drop of your luggage before you park. Late check in - after 11 P.M. will result in a $20 service charge.

    Payment: Full payment is due at time of check-in. We gladly accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover cards. Your Traveler's Checks are also welcome.

    Breakfast: A delicious full 2-course breakfast is served in our dining room from 8:30-9:30am Monday-Saturday, and from 9-10am on Sundays. The first course features fruit and pastry. The second course offers a meat-free egg dish and two side dishes. One of the side dishes is meat-free, the other is usually bacon, ham or sausage. We can also offer cereal, oatmeal, and plain eggs for those with simpler tastes. Coffee and tea is available in the Kitchen starting at 6:30am. With advance notice:

    A full breakfast can be provided as early as 8am Monday-Saturday and 8:30am on Sundays.

    A more limited breakfast can be provided as early as 7:30am Monday-Saturday and 8:00am on Sundays.

    "Breakfast To Go" bags with pastry, fruit, "power bars" and juice are available for earlier departures.

    Extra visitors may join you for breakfast for $10 per person.

    Refreshments and Afternoon Tea: Light refreshments are provided in the afternoon and evening. Soft drinks, juice, and spring water are complimentary. We stock a wide variety of teas. Instant hot water and an electric water kettle is available for you to make a cup of tea. With prior notice, we are happy to prepare an afternoon tea for you with china tea pot, cups and saucers.

    Business Traveler Amenities: There is no extra charge for local or long distance calls within the United States. The house is equipped with high-speed wireless internet access. All rooms are equipped with phones and dial-out data-ports. There is a PC nook (off the Dining Room) with a PC connected to the Internet and a color printer/copier. Fax is also available upon request.

    Check-Out: Check-out time is 11:00 A.M. If desired, arrangements can be made to store your bags until the time of your departure.