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Lagos Escape Hostel

Rua Gil Vicente 26, Lagos 8600, Portugal
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Barcelona, Spain
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

This breakfast were delicious and satisfying. Beds were comfy. Helpful staff, always checking if I needed anything extra blankets etc. good location. Not too far from the attractions but not too close that it was too noisy to sleep.just right!!

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Barcelona, Spain
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11 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

The people who run this hostel put all there love and soul into the place. We both agree the beds are noisy but its a hostel guys. Go pay 50 euros a night and then you can expect to not come across little things that annoy you like this. The rooftop terrace is so beautiful and breakfast was good enough... More 

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Toscana
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

One of the worst hostels I've ever been to. Beds were dirty, sheets were full of hair and little insects, everything was so dirty in that room. The price is not even so low, considering that sleeping in those beds was like a nightmare, and breakfast is not even included, Moreover beds are extremely noisy,you can't even move without waking... More 

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rute s, Proprietário at Lagos Escape Hostel, responded to this review
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Guten Tag Ich bedauere, dass diese Situation eingetreten ist, aber diese Herberge ist unter neuer Leitung More 

Tartu, Estonia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013 via mobile

With a lovely spirit there and a great kitchen on the roof.Nicest ever and very chilled...Great interior and lovely owners.Plus very clean and friendly!Surely a top 3 I've ever been :) I was really happy there and escaped...

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

I booked this hostel last month and they sent me an email cancelling my booking cause they had an inspection and they had to close down the building. They had debit the full amount of the booking from my card anyway, I'm still trying to get my money back but they don't answer my emails or the phone. I wouldn't... More 

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Thank Carla S
rute s, Proprietário at Lagos Escape Hostel, responded to this review
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bom dia lamento a situação mas o escape hostel tem nova gerência também nós como proprietários tivemos problemas o estabelecimento... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

When booking at lagos escape try and get in the private rooms. In a different location closer to the beach its a great vibe and the night watchman Paulo is awesome and very helpful. With only 5 rooms in the private housing spot its great for drinking before you head out and cruising during the day (we had a good... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

We were a couple so had one of the private rooms in a different location to the main hostel. Luckily we had the room with an ensuite which included the rooftop terrace. Good kitchen which we shared with two other private rooms. Hostel management were very helpful when our booking got mixed up and were very accommodating. Omelettes for breakfast... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

Really cool place to stay as its very central yet far enough away from the noise of the bars if you decide to have a night off partying then you can get to sleep ok. The only noise is in the morning from school kids which isn't great if you are hungover. My 4 bed dorm room was 20€ which... More 

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Belfast
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

We stayed overnight at Lagos Escape Hostel on our way to Aljezur. Having read such positive reviews on this forum I was a little disappointed. The hostel admittedly had a prime location, however it was definitely nothing special. The rooms were cramped, and the sink in the room was broken and leaking. The showers were pretty poor with a urinal... More 

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Guten Tag Ich bedauere, dass diese Situation eingetreten ist, aber diese Herberge ist unter neuer Leitung More 

Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

Great location and service but was quite noisy. If you are the type of person that needs a good shower, I'd steer clear of this place. No pressure and the toilet situation wasnt fantastic. Staff were really friendly and helpful and would recommend staying here.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the historic centre of Lagos, Escape Hostel features a terrace, shared lounge area and communal kitchen. Free WiFi access is available in all areas of the hostel. The dormitory rooms come with a seating area and a safety deposit box. Guests have access to shared bathroom and toilet facilities. All rooms are serviced daily. Guests can enjoy free use of the communal kitchen facilities. They can also relax on the terrace. Escape Hostel is only 300 metres from the Church of Saint Anthony and 2 km from the sandy Meia Praia beach. Albufeira is 40 minutes' drive away and Faro Airport is a 50-minute drive from the property. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lagos Escape Hostel

Address: Rua Gil Vicente 26, Lagos 8600, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Lagos
Number of rooms: 7
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