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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 #21 of 122 Specialty Lodging in Porto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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7 reviews 7 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
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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 

Brussels, Belgium
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I arrived in Porto on June 23rd. I was a self traveller and I really had an amazing time .. It was the perfect day to visit Porto, with all the celebrations, to hang out... The staff was really nice and I also really enjoyed chilling with some people I met over there, including the staff. I did many hostels... More 

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

Hey ! Thank you for your kind review. Your response is exactly what we are aiming for here and we are more than happy to hear that we we're able to provide you delightful experience. Obrigada! Pilot Crew More 

Curtea de Arges, Romania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

They have good design, nice staff and is very clean. Perfect location and many facilities, including good prices at the bar. We loved to stay there and we'll come back soon. We definitely recommend PILOT Bar & Hostel.

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Pedro C, Front Office 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. Your response is exactly what we are aiming for here and we are more than happy to hear that we were able to provide you a delightful experience. We are... More 

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