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West Hostel

Av. Mariano Calado N013, Peniche 2520-226, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

The place is nice and well organized. You will find many goodies in the fridge for you breakfast. The dorms are clean and there are curtains in every lower bunk bed that enable you to hide away while sleeping (a feature most hostels simply miss to offer). Most important, however, is the atmosphere in the hostel. The owner gives you... More 

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Beijing Region, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

The hostel itself is not the prettiest but very cozy. We had a private room which was very clean and next to the kitchen. I guess if there are some noisy guests people might feel annoyed but we had no issues. The location is OK because the village is not that big. The highlight of the hostel is its owners.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

Glauco is the best host you could imagine. When arriving at west hostel, I was the only guest - but he made me feel so welcome! Tons of tips about what to do, a barbecue, a lesson in portuguese salad preparation, portuguese drinks - I got it all. Thanks Glauco, for the awesome time! I can definitely recommend west hostel... More 

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Carvoeiro, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Spent two nights at the Hostel West in Peniche, great experience, the staff is very friendly and helpful, the rooms are clean and the beds are very comfortable. They have a well equipped kitchen, with evertything you need to cook your own food, plus they have an inside and outside common "chill out area" which is very cozy. If you... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We spent three days in Peniche during our trip in Portugal and we left our hearts in Peniche. Staying at West Hostel isn't so much as staying in an hostel but rather spending a few days at a mate's place. Glauco is a fantastic host, he provided us with a detailed map of Peniche and even offered to arrange surfing... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We spent a weekend in the West Hostel in Peniche as part of an inter-rail trip around Portugal last Summer and of all the hostels we stayed in, despite being slightly smaller, it had an an atmosphere and ambiance that no other hostel could match. Rather then focusing on having mod cons like televisions and lots of computers, the emphasis... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014 via mobile

Charming hostel close to surfing beaches, supermarkets, town, market...It is super clean with a nice terrace and couch where you can mellow out. The kitchen is well equipped and breakfast table is set ready for everyone in the morning. The owner is very accommodating and goes beyond his means to assist you, always interested in getting to know the guests.... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

We came to the hostel one day earlier before our reservation and the owner fixed us a room quickly even though it was fully booked according to the internet, which was a very nice gesture from him. The owner seems like a genuinely friendly guy. The place felt really cozy and most of the other guests seemed like they had... More 

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Jablonec nad Nisou, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

We stayed in West hostel with my friend last September. The location of the hostel is good, not far from the beach and very close to the shop. The guys running the place are really kind and relaxed, so were the rest of the people staying in this place (although they were few years younger than us).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

It's a nice and cozy place. The owner are super friendly, and give a lot of advices of stuff you can do in Peniche. All the hostel is very clean and have a natural light. Good decoration, and nice grafittis that describes the city. If you have kids or nothing to do they have many games and books you can... More 

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