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PILOT Design Hostel & Bar

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Rua General Silveira, No. 11, Porto 4050-588, Portugal
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PILOT Design Hostel & Bar
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Ranked #18 of 128 Specialty Lodging in Porto
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kcht2 Krakow, Poland
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Krakow, Poland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel is just lovely. It's a pleasure to eat, sleep and sit in the common room. The decor is amazing and staff are more than friendly. They were very helpful with all information about the nearby attractions. We had to wait a long time after checkout for our flight and they let us stay in the common room an... More 

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Pedro C, Public Relations Manager at PILOT Design Hostel & Bar, responded to this review

Hey ! Thank you for staying with us, and for sharing your lovely review of our hostel. I am glad to learn you had an exceptional time with us and had the opportunity to try our homemade lunch/dinner. The music, ambience, free shots, and tasty Portuguese cuisine create unforgettable experiences, and we are proud to have them on our property.... More 

Surfers Paradise, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can honestly stay I loved every minute of this hostel! It's a super friendly family environment, perfect for meeting people and great location to explore the city. The staff there are incredible and so happy to help. In the evenings the girls are hanging out with us, having a laugh and making it super social with music games and a... More 

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Pedro C, Public Relations Manager at PILOT Design Hostel & Bar, responded to this review

Hey ! Thank you for the kind words about our hostel, amenities, and friendly staff. We are glad to hear you liked our property, and enjoyed your visit with us. Please contact us if you would like to stay with us again in the future as we always look forward to welcoming our guests for a return visit. Obrigada for... More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Highly recommend this hostel, very central to all local attractions, and clean and modern due to reservations. The staff here were so lovely took us all out on Saturday night, helped us meet other travellers, free shots at 10.00pm, super affordable too!

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Pedro C, Public Relations Manager at PILOT Design Hostel & Bar, responded to this review

Hey ! Thank you for staying with us, and for sharing your lovely review of our hostel. I am glad to learn you had an exceptional time with us. The music, ambience, free shots, and tasty Portuguese cuisine create unforgettable experiences, and we are proud to have them on our property. We hope to welcome you again in the future-... More 

Aurora, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Front desk staff extremely unhelpful, misinformed, and disrespectful. Refused to pay me back my $10 deposit. Worst hostel I've stayed in. Patrons were extremely rude as well. Nice lounge, but subpar breakfast.

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Pedro C, Public Relations Manager at PILOT Design Hostel & Bar, responded to this review

Hey ! We were sorry to learn about your experiences at our reception. They normally do a fantastic job sharing information with guests and it looks like this time something went surprisingly wrong. At check in we ask all guests to confirm that they left a deposit, by signing for it. Therefore we can guarantee that our guests get their... More 

Ferrol, Spain
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I´ve stayed here two times (and a third one is on the way) as a solo traveller and all I can say is it has been the best hostelling experience I´ve had so far in any country. The staff are incredibly helpful and fun (thanks to Ines and Daniela!), the atmosphere is welcoming, it is very clean and it is... More 

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Pedro C, Public Relations Manager at PILOT Design Hostel & Bar, responded to this review

Hey ! Thank you for the kind words about our hostel, amenities, and friendly staff. We are glad to hear you liked our property, and enjoyed your visit with us. Please contact us if you would like to stay with us again in the future as we always look forward to welcoming our guests for a return visit. Obrigada for... More 

Madrid, Spain
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

The best hostel I've visited since the first day I arrived the staff were already my friends, people were so gentle they also give me a welcome shot , the pubcrawl with them was awesome i made a lot of friends, and also go surfing they have the best price and its the best experience i've ever had. I slept... More 

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Pedro C, Public Relations Manager at PILOT Design Hostel & Bar, responded to this review

Hey ! Thank you for staying with us, and for sharing your lovely review of our hostel. I am glad to learn you had an exceptional time with us and had the opportunity to try our homemade lunch/dinner. The music, ambience, free shots, and tasty Portuguese cuisine create unforgettable experiences, and we are proud to have them on our property.... More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

It's like hanging out with your friends. That's how I felt when hanging in the common area. Really comfortable and well equipped; coffee and tea always available, good location, great advice from the staff. Good Sangria. ;)

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Pedro C, Public Relations Manager at PILOT Design Hostel & Bar, responded to this review

Hey ! Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to review our hostel. We are always glad to hear that our friendly and safe hostel helped make your experience in Porto memorable. On behalf of the hostel, we look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Obrigada! Pilot Crew More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I stayed there with 16 other friends and the staffs were awesome and very helpfull. They even made a bubcrwal for us in a different day. The price is really good and the rooms as weel, but you have to share the toilets outside the room.

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Pedro C, Public Relations Manager at PILOT Design Hostel & Bar, responded to this review

Hey ! Thank you for the kind words about our hostel, amenities, and friendly staff. We are glad to hear you liked our property, and enjoyed your visit with us. Please contact us if you would like to stay with us again in the future as we always look forward to welcoming our guests for a return visit. Obrigada for... More 

Tilburg, The Netherlands
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Stayed in PILOT Hostel for four nights and five days with a friend. What we're looking for in a hostel is usually a mixed group of fellow visitors, a fun atmosphere that doesn't feel like it's forcing you to participate in every single hostel event, clean beds & bathrooms and some friendly personnel who don't mind sharing a few tips... More 

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Pedro C, Public Relations Manager at PILOT Design Hostel & Bar, responded to this review

Hey ! Thank you for the kind words about our hostel, amenities, and friendly staff. We are glad to hear you liked our property, and enjoyed your visit with us. Please contact us if you would like to stay with us again in the future as we always look forward to welcoming our guests for a return visit. Obrigada for... More 

Thessaloníki, Thessaloniki, Greece
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

pilot is a lovely place with awesome stuff! the most important is that it s cheap and everything is too close by feet! i suggest it especially to young people who want to have both fun and quietness ;) me and my friends had a really great time there!

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Pedro C, Public Relations Manager at PILOT Design Hostel & Bar, responded to this review

Hey ! Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to review our hostel. We are always glad to hear that our friendly and safe hostel helped make your experience in Porto memorable. On behalf of the hostel, we look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Obrigada! Pilot Crew More 

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