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Tattva Design Hostel

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Rua do Cativo 26 - 28, Porto 4000-060, Portugal
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Ranked #15 of 100 Specialty lodging in Porto
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is my first time at this hostel and the minute I walked in, I was greeted by the staff's friendliness. I stayed here for two nights and it's been lovely and relaxing! Come and see for yourself!

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hostel was clean, comfortable and funky! The beds were so comfortable with a fluffy duvet and mattress, and your own fan in the bunk too. I had the best night's sleep of my trip at this hostel. The bathroom was excellent! I shared a room with five other girls, so having two (TWO!!) showers was great!! The design was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is among the best hostels I stayed in so far. I really cannot say anything bad about it and usually one can always find something if you are just looking for it long enough. Location is great, really close to the most important landmarks and only 5 minutes to walk from the station and even closer to the next... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having stayed in many hostels throughout Europe its hard to fault Tattva. The rooms are designed by a traveller, knowing what travelers want. Each bed has it's own Fan, Light and PowerPoint, and each dorm room has two showers and two hairdriers - extremely convenient when staying in a room of 6 girls who need to get ready! The beds... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I haven't done to many reviews yet but I'm finally starting to as I have travelled to Europe 3 times now with trips longer then 2 months at a time. And this is by far the BEST hostel I have ever come across. It did take a little while to check in but that was not a bother at all.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was in an 8 bed room (although there was only 6 of us in it) and it was definitely big enough. There was good sized lockers underneath the bunk beds and every bed had charger points, fans and bedside lights as well as curtains for each bunk bed! The hostel was located centrally in Porto and everything was in... More

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Tattva is superb. Super clean kitchen, dining areas, bar, outside terrace with sofas and umbrellas, happy hour on drinks (beer = 80 cents). Great showers, beds long enough for 183cm sleepers - I don't agree with Valter S that the beds are worn, no way and they all have mattress covers that can be washed / replaced anyway. Each... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Rarely could a hostel offer great night life and a place to chill out at the same time, but somehow Tattva does it. Although a bit hidden in a typical Porto alleyway, once you've found it, it is easily accessible to other sites and the metro. The atmosphere is exactly what a hostel should be- lively and inviting. Bathrooms are... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Excellent hostel, a perfect place if you are traveling alone or just with one friend. Really good common areas, excellent terrace, free walking tours and pub crawls in the place. Excellent dorms, but i didn't like to much the ensuit bathrooms of the dorms.. but they was ok. Humidity smell in some areas In summary really good for a Big... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Great location in Porto, just minutes walking to the Douro River. Affordable daily dinner meal 'eat with the staff', a great way to meet the locals and find out the best things to do. Beds were very comfortable with curtains and they don't move or make noise when someone gets into other bunk, AWESOME!!! Very safe and clean.

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Address: Rua do Cativo 26 - 28, Porto 4000-060, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Porto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Tattva Design Hostel 2*
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Welcome friends! "Tattva" has been inspired from the Sanskrit word meaning 'Element', representing the five elements from which life evolves: Earth, Water, Air, Fire and Sky. Tattva Design Hostel will give you an enhanced hostel experience. Details and design have been carefully blended to create a new level of comfort and intimacy, as well as plenty of common areas in which to socialize.Two beautiful buildings classified as "World Heritage" have been recovered and totally refurbished to make the largest hostel in Porto, with breathtaking views on the higher levels. With 16 rooms and a capacity of 116 people in total (Female Dorms, Mixed Dorms and Double rooms), Tattva provides a unique experience in terms of comfort. ... more   less 
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