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Visit. Explore. Stay.

Welcome to Black Elephant Hostel! We are proud to be the first hostel to open in Portland, Maine! We truly believe in affordable travel and LOVE the social environment that hostels create. It is not just where you travel to - but who you meet along the way and the experiences you have together. We strive to provide a comfortable and creative living space for all travelers, young and old.


The people behind Portland's first hostel!

Pick your room. Offering a good mix of dorms and private rooms.


Check us out! From humble beginnings to funky finish!

See what our wonderfully creative city has to offer!

33 Hampshire Street,

Portland, Maine 04101      



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