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This is Lisbon Hostel

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Rua da Costa do Castelo 63 | (entrance by Escadinhas Marques Ponte de Lima 1), Lisbon 1100-335, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Located in the Alfama district minutes from the castle, restraunts, bakeries and a conventional grocery store. The neighborhood is quiet at night and the hostel is clean and well-run. Easy walk to bus and tram routes, Rossio station and minutes from Baixa. I walked to and from Bairro Alto area alone at night from this hostel and felt very safe.

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Hi Ruby, Thank you so much for the kind words! Hope to have you again with us! More 

Paris, France
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

Great place to stay, the room are very clean and well disposed. A terrace offer a wonderful view on the city and where you can take the breakfast, which is very complete. The people working there are so nice and helpful. Really enjoyed my first stay in Lisbon and recommend it. Amine

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

Large mattresses with crisp sheets, huge terrace, free breakfast, central location, large common areas, well equipped kitchen - this hostel was everything we were looking for. It is clean and well laid out - the only complaint would be the showers, which you can't change the temperature and require you to hold down a button continuously for water.

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Punta del Diablo, Uruguay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Tania was a great host and the hostel offered all I wanted, from a good breakfast to a great view. Location, security, and facilities all first rate. Book at least a bit ahead, then enjoy the endless coffee with a breeze and a lookout to the lookouts across the way.

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

This hostel is one of my favourite! The team members are very cool and helpful for everything, about where to visit and eat ! They got an awesome view of Lisbon! It's located next to Castelo de Sao Jorge. I stayed with my friend in the biggest room with access to the terrace! It was very enjoyable to wake up... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I already spent a few days in Lisbon before checking-in at This is Lisbon hostel, and I love how it is located within the Alfama district of Lisbon. However I wouldn't recommend staying in this hostel if you have a luggage because of the VERY rugged stone pavements in the area as well as the stairs! I was on budget... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

It's hard to beat the location of This is Lisbon Hostel - which isn't just perched on a gorgeous cobble stoned street in the city's old quarter, but has a stunning view over the city too. The terrace alone makes this hostel stand out from the big crowd but it's also set out perfectly with a cosy and comfortable living... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

This hostel was okay overall. It has an amazing terrace with great views. We stayed in a 4 bed room which was very dark and quite noisy with the windows being at foot level out onto the street due to the hilly nature of the town. I realise that's not their fault but a point worth mentioning. The showers didn't... More 

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Freiburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

my friend and i stayed in this hostel for 4 nights and we were charmed. It's located 2min walking to the city center and really close to the castelo and the cathedral. The staff is super friendly and helpful, everything is clean and the beds and sheets are really comfy. The breakfast is varied and FREE! and the leftover bread... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We had been to This Is Lisbon 2 years ago and when a flight delay meant we had to stay over in Lisbon we had no problem deciding where to stay. This is Lisbon appeared to be brand new when we arrived the first time and I wondered whether it might look less bright and sparkling as it had done.... More 

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Staying in Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria

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Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
Explore narrow streets and alleyways, small cafes and, of course, the internationally acclaimed Fado music. The earth-shattering Great Earthquake of 1755 destroyed most of the city but the contiguous neighborhoods of Mouraria, Castelo and Alfama remained standing to this day. These neighborhoods represent Lisbon at its historical best. The cool breeze of the Tagus river will take you up the hills to the sound of Fado, where you'll discover the best "tascas," eat delicious fresh fish and drink great wines. Discover hidden viewpoints and ancient traces of other civilizational ruins in the heart of the Portuguese capital. These are centuries-old neighborhoods that will welcome you to the very best of old Lisbon culture.
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