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Big Chill Hostel

Estrada da Ponta da Piedade | Lt 23, Lagos 8600, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Really enjoyed my stay. Perfect location for who ever interested in the landscape... 5 mins from the beach, rocks. 15 mins from town center which reachable through the coast line. comfy bed, nice kitchen, clean all over! Will def. would like to go back 1 day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013 via mobile

Absolutely loved big chill. For me it was perfectly located near the most beautiful beaches and close enough to town. Paulo the manager is a legend. Really cool atmosphere with great communal areas. Having a guitar and drum made this place even better with plenty of fun jam sessions. Perfect hostel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013 via mobile

Awesome relaxed hostel! Perfect mix of party and chill out! Paulo at reception is a king among men! Call him Sean Paul and he will love it!! Great place to meet people, awesome beaches only 3 minute walk away! Only organized to stay for a few days and ended up there for 8! So hard to leave Big Chill! Thank... More

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Rainbow Beach, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

We missed our bus from Lisbon to Lagos and so did not arrive until 12.30am, being the lazy backpackers that we were we forgot to call the hostel and tell them we would be checking in late. Luckily for us the owner Paul had not gone out and stayed waiting for us in the pub next door, after checking us... More

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Whakatane, New Zealand
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013 via mobile

I chose this hostel for its reputation and location and was not disappointed. At a really decent price the rooms are busy but clean, wifi strong, showers hot (not that you needed it) and kitchens and lounge room well equipped. 5 minutes walk from all the best beaches and 10 minutes from town, the location is perfect if you want... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

We really enjoyed our stay at the big chill, the room, kitchen and bathrooms were really clean. The atmosphere in the big chill is so friendly and welcoming that we felt at home as soon as we walked in, thanks to Paolo, the manager who works hard and makes sure that everybody is happy and comfortable. The location of the... More

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Wagstaffe, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013 via mobile

We came from a hostel that was by far the best we've ever been in so Big Chill had a really tough job from the start. But within a day or so we were more settled in and quite enjoying our stay. Paul the manager is a really nice guy and very helpful. The chill out room is really good... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

We stayed at big chill for 3 nights and it was great! Paulo is a legend, very helpful about all things Portugal and fun to chat to. The hostel is very close to the beautiful beaches and only a quick walk into the main town. Rooms and bathrooms were clean and comfortable especially the upstairs rooms with the big patio... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013 via mobile

Some friends and I stayed at big chill for about a week. Overall it was pretty average.. The floors were disgusting. There were 2 used condoms under one of our beds, the toilets were rarely clean and there was never any toilet paper! I told the manager there wasnt any toilet paper and he got ridiculously defensive. I don't think... More

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Trier, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

My boyfriend and I had a stay for one week and we`ll definitely come again! Especially the top-situation of the hostel is great: nearby there is a small shop where you can find anything you need for breakfast or the beach, which is also very close (~ 3 minutes, Praia Dona Ana). This beach is really great and there is... More

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Additional Information about Big Chill Hostel

Address: Estrada da Ponta da Piedade | Lt 23, Lagos 8600, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Lagos
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 66 Specialty lodging in Lagos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Love the Beach, we got the Location! Welcome to Big Chill. Come as a stranger, leave as a friend... Enjoy our prime beach location and the best that Lagos has to offer. NEWL HOSTEL with a brand new Lounge, Games Room, cinema and more!!! There is always something happening at the BIG Chill! BIG Chill is more than you would ever expect, it's unique, and it’s different because we want to offer you your home away from home!! If you like...Activities - There is always something happening at the BIG Chill. Our Tour Desk sells awesome tours from Surfing, Bike hire, Theme Parks the list is never ending!If you are looking to book your amazing Southern adventure or more look no further! We are the local experts in Algarve, boat trips/parties, Jeep safari adventures and much more!Every night of the week there is something going on around the hostel, such as: Our Famous Dive Inn Movies, BBQ parties, The Backpackers Big Night Out (Club Crawl) (Wednesday and Saturday) and more! What more could a backpacker ask for! ... more   less 
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