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Tattva Design Hostel

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Rua do Cativo 26 - 28, Porto 4000-060, Portugal
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's been years since I stayed at a hostel. Decided to stay at the Tattva since I was travelling alone. Stayed in an 8 bed all female dorm. Was pretty impressed with the design; card-locker for suitcase, fan, 2 sockets for gadgets. Room and WC facilities clean. Location is near Sao Bento metro, train station and a lot of the... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It happened that I had to be in Porto for almost for a whole March and instead of renting an apartment, decided to stay in this hostel. Actually, I would never take such a big risk with any other hostel, but as I stayed there last year I did not have any doubt that it is going to be ok!... More 

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Port Coquitlam, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was very impressed with their dorm rooms. Each bed came with a reading light, shelf, locker, fan, and curtain that extends fully around your bunk. The curtain was great for privacy. The hostel also has a bar, full kitchen, computers, friendly/helpful staff, and an elevator to help reach all the floors. Really great hostel, 5/5

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Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There are no words to describe how amazing this hostel is, for sure the best I've ever been!! Dorms are super clean and comfortable, breakfast is included and is really good, there is a beautiful terrace and a bar...and, most important, the socialising with other guests and the staff is awesome!

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Den Haag, Nederland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We just came back from a few days in Porto. It is a great city and the people are very nice. There's a lot to the, beaches are nearby and you can fill your days just by walking around the beautiful city. Our stay in Tattva made the trip even better! There's a great atmosphere and the staff is always... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

We stayed at the Tattva for 2 nights in May. This is an excellent hostel in a very central location - within walking distance to all of the main sites of Porto. Reception staff were very helpful and spoke perfect English, which we welcomed. The private double room (suite 43 on the fourth floor) was spacious and had a wonderful... More 

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Leuven, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Really friendly staff, who organize nightly diners with the guests if they want to. If your lucky, you get a typical Portuguese dish served in front of you. I definitaly liked this approach, as it gives you a solid chance to get to know other people in a decente way. The hostel is VERY clean, has a huge aquarium, good... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

The first word I want to give to Tattva hostel: Excellent. Staff at reception brought me and show me around the hostel's facilities and all the way smiled when you asked them the questions. Booked for 6 beds dorm and the room, bed and wash room extremely clean. I never expect in the bunk of 6 beds dorm, the wash... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Tattava was hands down the best hostel I've ever stayed in! On top of having great facilities, they run awesome activities, like the staff dinner, which is an awesome opportunity to eat delicious traditional food, meet other travellers and have a seriously good laugh. Best of all, though, were the incredible staff. At all times they went above and beyond... More 

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Fribourg, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

very modern and nice hostel with spacious rooms. Restaurant, Bar, TV Room, common rooms and rooftop were excellent and nice to hang out. Kitchen was very clean though some basic stuff such as oil and salt were missing (bring these things with you). Staff at the reception was no help at all and always seemed to be pissed whenever you... More 

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