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Porto Alive Hostel

Rua das Flores,138, Porto 4050-263, Portugal
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I've stayed at Porto Alive twice in the last few years, and it continues to be a great value and pleasant experience. The location is unbeatable (right next to São Bento Station and minutes from the river) and the facilities are clean and the staff friendly. They were understanding when we missed our first night's stay and kept our reservation... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

I returned three times between traveling around the area. Staff helpful and welcoming. It is a short walk from the train station in a delightful street with a selection of cafes and restaurants. In spite of the many steps and hills Porto is a fantastic city to visit.

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This hostel is perfectly situated in tbe heart of the old town. I checked in last night and stayed for a day. The hostel is neat and clean. The washrooms are shared and are fine too. The dorms have balcony which opens in the lane outside the hostel. I was on the 3rd floor so the view qas pretty good.... More 

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Province of Girona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I arrived at the hostel just to ask for a little a favor, while i had to deal with personal problems. But, once i things didn't happen as they were supposed to, i had the chance to sleep at this hostel. Mafalda is a great recepecionist. Very professional, nice, caring and loving each guest she mets. She took me to... More 

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Community of Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We stayed in the dorm for two nights. Porto Alive Hostel is a nice, little hostel in the heart of the coty with very nice and friendly staff. The rooms are clean. There is nothing to complain about the value you get for the price you pay, it even includes breakfast. The only thing which is not that good is... More 

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Almada, Setubal, Portugal
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I stayed with in a double room, on the 3rd floor. The wireless didn't work in that floor (and they knew), so I had to stay on the reception when I wanted o go to the internet, although it was supossed to be included, in the room! The cleaning of the room wasn't the best. There was no towels included.... More 

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I stayed in a double room within the hostel. It was clean but cold. You had to pay extra to get a towel! Staff had a very laid back, not caring attitude. The best example was lack of any food for breakfast and when you mentioned it they replied people normally come to the reception and ask for more (... More 

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PortoAliveHostel, Gerente at Porto Alive Hostel, responded to this review

Hello! We are glad that you liked your room and the view. About the STAFF it was a new girl, it's not normal this attitude in our STAFF, sorry for that. We had one problem with he lock from your shower, but is already resolved. We hope see you again! :) Best Regards! More 

Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

The location is great, close to all major attractions in porto and in a safe area. The rooms are ok, with furniture from ikea, but comfortable after a day of walking around porto. I would definitely stay here again. The bathroom and shower were clean and the breakfast, that is included with the price of the bed is simple but... More 

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PortoAliveHostel, Gerente at Porto Alive Hostel, responded to this review

thanks for the feedback. See you next time! ;) More 

Nuremberg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Friendly and helpful staff The hostel is located in the heart of the city (close to metro station) basic breakfast and good kitchen with dishwasher (!) We had a very nice stay at Porto Alive Hostel and recommend it!

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Hello! Glad you enjoyed the stay! Many thanks for the feedback! See you next time!! More 

Prague, Czech Republic
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

I would definitely recommend this place for everyone looking for a low cost accommodation in Porto. The location is the best you can find there: you are in between the new part of the city and the old part. The room was algo very good: nice views, nice and simple furniture from Ikea and a comfy bed with soft blankets.... More 

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