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Downtown Design Hostel

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Rua dos Sapateiros No. 231, 3D, Lisbon 1100-578, Portugal (Baixa)
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Ranked #55 of 183 Specialty lodging in Lisbon
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

I paid $14 a night for 3 nights in a 6 mixed-bed dorm. The location is perfect. Right in the center of downtown. I would say this hostel has the best breakfast of all the hostels I've stayed at. However, this is a smaller hostel with fewer staff. This hostel doesn't have any tours of their own or doesn't seem... More

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Oslo, Norway
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

this is not at all as good as the reviews mostly show. I would never recomend this because: The sheets were with holes The bathrooms were dirty There were flyes in the lobby/ breakfast room in February(!) The place is central but the door to the hostel is right next to a peepclub...

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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40 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

This hostel is directly located in Rossio Square where you could reach out for most tourist attractions. Simple and clean room with daily breakfasts. The breakfast is simple, but enough to start your day. The only complaint we had was the weak WiFi signal. Make sure you ask for room close to the reception. Would recommend to traveller looking for... More

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Bilbao, Spain
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

This hostel is perfectly located just right in "praca do comercio", this area is full of stores and restaurant,From here you can get walking any spot in the city. The Hostel facilities,are pretty ok and the breakfast is included

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Porto, Portugal
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Book this place if you are looking for: - Central location - Cheap price - Good breakfast - Comfortable bed - Good staff - Clean place Don't book this if you: - Don't want to stay in the historic center - Need an elevator - Need the luxuries of a hotel - Want to stay in a modern building For... More

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Madrid, Spain
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Perfect is location, we enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere, breakfast was really good, our rooms were clean and confortable (maybe a bit noisy, but that's quite normal when you stay in the centre of the city). And of course, nicest (and most patient) staff ever! Obrigado!

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Chatham, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We stayed here for two nights and the facilities were good. The rooms were clean and there were large windows looking out over the square. The gentleman also showed us a private bathroom we could use. They also provided transportation to the airport for me for a very early morning flight so thank you!

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Stavanger, Norway
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

We really enjoyed the location. It's right on the main square of Lisbon and we walked to most of the places that we visited. We stayed in the room with bathroom that was clean and comfortable. The bathroom is not very big, but it has a door! The breakfast was also very good for what we expected and we could... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013 via mobile

I've been here twice. It's the best place to stay in Lisbon downtown. Near public transports, monuments... Worderfull view over city. They are very kind and Helpfull. Love the food, very portuguese tradicional. I'll ceartainly return. Thank u.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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16 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

3 flights of stairs to negotiate, top of the stairs the railing is actually hanging off the wall. Friendly chap on reception actually suggested to us that we may not want to stay..Odd. Our room was a private one with a tiny, tiny shower and loo en suite with no actual door on it. Lovely view of the square. Woken... More

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Address: Rua dos Sapateiros No. 231, 3D, Lisbon 1100-578, Portugal
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Location: Portugal > Estremadura > Lisbon > Baixa
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Suites
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Ranked #55 of 183 Specialty lodging in Lisbon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Downtown Design Hostel 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are a small hostel located in the most important square of Lisbon Downtown, with an amazing view over the historic parts of Lisbon. We wanted to raise the quality standards of an hostel so we created a comfortable place with a distinct design where you can enjoy your days in Lisbon. We have a special breakfast with fresh bread and fruit, cereals, eggs, toasts, milk, coffee, tea and home made cakes. ... more   less 
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