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Golden Tram 242 Lisbonne Hostel

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Rua Aurea, 242, Lisbon 1100-065, Portugal (Baixa)
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff was very friendly and the rooms where quite fine, especially beds. Poor installations regarding showers and WC. Good breakfast. The best was the location, it is in the very middle of the city. Well connected too.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here 3 nights, the hostel is located right downtown and you can walk to main touristic areas like the Praça do Comércio or the Castle of São Jorge. I don't normally stay in hostels because there's no privacy and there's usually young travellers who will not let you sleep because they're being noisy or just don't care about... More

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Fribourg, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This hostel was amazing value for money. Easy to find, great location. And it looks just like the photos...only it is even more comfortable. The curtains effectively block out light so you can sleep like a log. The beds (and pillow) are better than some 5-star hotels, spacious and with nice soft duvets. The only issue on the second floor... More

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

An excellent place to stay. Innovative with curtains for each bed that make you keep your privacy. Good food. Placed in the heart of the city with wonderful hosts! You`ve got to experience it by yourself.

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

The nice lady at the reception was really nice and helpful. I really needed urgent help with tickets and she sorted it out for me. I cannot thank her enough! The hotel is well located, close to all the major attractions and transportation.( which you probably won't even need because everything is accessible on foot).

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Terlingua, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I was hobbling back to Lisboa from the Caminho, and needed a safe place to recoop. This fantastic hostel not only had wonderful hosts, but food on the first floor and an elevator! One of those cool birdcage elevators from the 20s that actually worked. The beds make you feel like you are in a train sleeping car, or a... More

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Nozawaonsen-mura, Japan
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

The location is almost perfect,opposite of Santa Justa Lift.The staff is very helpful.The only problem was noisy just outside of the hostel at week-end night.Some people sang a song and chatting so loudly at the night and I couldn't sleep well.

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Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Privacy curtains and bed set up really nice. Can't beat the location!! Walking distance to all central attractions and metro. Bathrooms very nice. My room faced the street and was very noisy, but I'm prepared with earplugs being a frequent hosteler! Highly recommend

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Krommenie
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108 reviews 108 reviews
37 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We stayed for two days (1 night) in the golden tram hostel in Lisboa, because of the UEFA Europa league match between Benfica and AZ Alkmaar. The hostel is very easy to reach. Take from Lisboa AirPort terminal 1, the red Subway line and switch trains at Alameda and then take the green line to Ciado. A 24 hour ticket... More

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Muenster, Germany
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Hi, we went on a trip from Cádiz to Lisbon and stayed in this Hostel. It was so so so much better than we expected. The location is perfect and the beds are interesting. In a good way. I loved them, you can even have sex in a room where 8 people are sleeping. There is a curtain for every... More

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Address: Rua Aurea, 242, Lisbon 1100-065, Portugal
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Location: Portugal > Estremadura > Lisbon > Baixa
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Hotel Class:2 star — Golden Tram 242 Lisbonne Hostel 2*
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GOLDEN TRAM 242 LISBONne HOSTEL, is located in the midle of old lisbon downtown in Rua Áurea next S. Justa Lift.The building was built in 1922 and has been completely refurbished to become the best Lisbon hostel, with 1.000 square m2 spread over 5 stories, has 16 rooms, 4 en-suites included, with private full bathroom, 124 cabine special bunk beds and 8 twin beds, Tottalizing 131 Dorms, 8 changing bathrooms (male/female), with 31 cabine showers, 44 lavatories and 15 bathrooms divided by (m/f)all situated from 1º floor to 5th floor. The GOLDEN TRAM 242 LISBONne HOSTEL is a non - smoking hostel, also totaly equipped against fire risks.We cater a coffee shop bar/living room in the 1º floor, all day dinning: free breakfast, portuguese finger food tapas specialities, snacks, lunches & dinners. At weekends will have special animation/entertainment programmes: fado songs,latin dancing and portuguese gastronomie cooking nights. We offer competitive f&b prices, with great value for our guests money.We have an elevator from main floor to 4th floor. All rooms are equipped with: a.c., insuflated/extracted air, wireless internet, eletronic keys, telephones, fire detectors, boxes/drawers to store values and clothes and windows facing aurea stret.Laundry service by one washing and one dryer machines. Reception/concierge, security open 24 hours and CCTV in all floors.Vending machines: tobacco, beverages & snacks on First Floor.Bed linen free, Key Card and one bath towel free at arrival (5€ bail upon devolution of towel and keycard at check out time), second request for towel, 1,00€ per piece. Rooms cleaned and beds stretched everyday.Living room at first floor with giant screen tv cable, dvd & karaoke musak systems, table & eletronic games.Library corner and wireless free internet. GOLDEN TRAM 242 LISBONne HOSTEL is a non smoking hostel. ... more   less 
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