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Av. Mariano Calado N013, Peniche 2520-226, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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San Diego, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 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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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

The people are always the most important aspect when you stay somewhere and these guys were fantastic, they really make you feel welcome. The hostel is very new and basic but what they lack in trimmings they make up for in homeliness. You guys are doing a fantastic job and can be very proud of your venture, keep up the... More

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Vilnius
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012

We stayed there for one night and had great time! The double private room was amazing, very clean and cozy. A guy from a hostel gave us lot of advices what to do and where to eat in Peniche. In the morning we had breakfast in cozy terrace, where the guys are growing herbs and even mini tomatos :) Free... More

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Ferrara, Italy
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178 reviews 178 reviews
54 hotel reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

I have a great hostels/squats/roofs curriculm vitae (directly from my past Inter Rail experiences more than 20 years ago) but this place needs a little more care and definetly needs rules. It's not recommended to couples (especially if you need to relax a bit) even if you book a private room cause for two nights in a row, some of... More

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Address: Av. Mariano Calado N013, Peniche 2520-226, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Central Portugal > Leiria District > Peniche
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