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Rua Francisco Sanches No. 42, Braga 4700-317 Portugal
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#4 of 66 in Braga
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Collector's hostel is situated in the historic center of braga.It's like an adventure in which each room tells a story,a collection,a color,a state of mind.

We have 8 rooms: 2 dorms of 4 beds with private bathroom, 2 dorms of 4 beds with shared bathroom, 2 double rooms, 1 twin and 1 single room.All with acces to commun area with kitchen, dining room and balcony with great view over old town.

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AMIR BZAINIA wrote a review Mar 2020
Braganca, Portugal3 contributions
Judging from the pictures, the hostel seems to be amazing, however you can't "smell" a picture or see all the details... 1) The hostel needs aeration because the smell was horrible. 2) The room was so cold (It's Braga after all) and there was no heating system. In fact there was an air conditioner that didn't even emit hot air at 30°C. 3) The breakfast is really disappointing: Cold milk and coffee, some marmalade and pieces of cheese that obviously tasted old. And that's it for the breakfast. So to summarize, we smelled bad, we slept in a cold room and then we were served a cold, unhealthy breakfast. I wouldn't recommend it to any traveler. N.B: The staff is not so smiling also.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled
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hugobla wrote a review Oct 2018
Duisburg, Germany79 contributions12 helpful votes
I stayed at Collector's for two nights while in Braga. The place has everything a good hostel needs. Nice and clean rooms, a central location, knowledgeable and helpful staff that will help you with anything, a manager that cares about issues big and small. Do not forget to ask for recommendations concerning bars and restaurants. The hostel is nice and small, therefore take care to book well in advance.
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Date of stay: August 2018
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smilecl wrote a review Aug 2018
Bonn, Germany7 contributions2 helpful votes
The hostel was surprisingly great! Really nice people who are working there. It was really in the central of Braga and there was such a nice view in the evening on the Terrasse with the shine shining on it. The breakfirst even had fresh fruit and 100% fresh pressed orange juice. I would just recommend to eat dinner somewhere else, because the kitchen is quite small and not really food equipment :) Thanks guys !
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Date of stay: August 2018Trip type: Traveled
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Molto80 wrote a review Jul 2018
Greece7 contributions
The hostel is on the top floors of an old building. There's no elevator, but if you're reading a hostel review, you're probably young and agile. The multilingual owner will welcome you, show you around and offer suggestions on what to do and where to go and will be happy to book a table at a restaurant for you or arrange a taxi ride. We had the double room with private (external) bathroom. This room is on the same level as the kitchen, dining area, living room and office, so if you're hoping for some peace and quiet during the day, you will be at the mercy of the very talkative owner and of the guests. The guests are more considerate and quieter than the average hostel guest and it will be quiet from 11pm to 8am. At which point you may be woken by the bells of the numerous churches in the vicinity (no double glazing). The mattress was soft and the pillows firm; I'd prefer it the other way round. On the plus side, the room had its own air-conditioning unit, electric blinds, a clothes line with pegs, we were provided with towels free of charge, the room price included a (simple) breakfast and the hostel felt secure. Overall, if you're (feeling) young, sociable and thrifty, Collector's Hostel offers good value at a very central location.
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Date of stay: July 2018
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Milda wrote a review Jan 2018
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This hostel is quite small, very cozy place right in the center of Braga. Even though it is centrally located, it isn't noisy. It has very unique decor with different small collected items, like cups, plates, key chains and so on. It has vintage atmospehere, but it's not old at all and recently renovated. The owner and her employees are very friendly and helpful with suggestions about places to see or have a bite and they can explain the most important things about the city to you right away. I would definately recommend this hostel for your stay in Braga!
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Date of stay: December 2017
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Response from CollectorsHostel, Proprietário at Collector's Hostel
Responded Sep 4, 2018
Thank you Milda for your lovely comment. We are very happy you enjoyed your stay in Braga and in our Hostel. It's definitely your home now :)
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timna_sandbichler wrote a review Aug 2017
Wien, Österreich3 contributions
This was for sure one of the most beautifully furnished Hostels I have ever been to. The antique peaces of furniture are put together with lots of style and love for detail. The breakfast table was beautifully set up in the dining room which is also full of antiques and looking out on the beautiful roof terrasse. Fruit salad was served and prepared by the lovely houselady that took like half an hour to explain me the way through the city and to the most beautiful sites of Braga at check in. So the atmosphere makes you really feel welcome and at home. I would always check in there again!
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Date of stay: July 2017
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Room Tip: Dorms have curtains at every bed for a little privacy
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Response from CollectorsHostel, Proprietário at Collector's Hostel
Responded Aug 4, 2018
Thank you so much for that comment that warms our heart! Thank you for appreciating our efforts :) You already have your home in Braga and be always welcome to come back :)
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Marie T wrote a review Aug 2017
Singapore, Singapore28 contributions2 helpful votes
We stay for a night at Collector's Hostel, it's the perfect location to discover Braga. Ana was really welcoming and gave us a lot of information about the city as well as nice restaurant adresses to try during our stay. The hostel is really charming and homy the room was really comfortable, clean and the breakfast really nice! There is as well a nice terrace and a well equipped kitchen. Perfect stay!
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Date of stay: August 2017Trip type: Traveled
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Response from CollectorsHostel, Proprietário at Collector's Hostel
Responded Aug 4, 2018
Thank you very much Marie for your lovely comment! We are happy you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you back in Braga and in Collector's :)
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timnasandbichler2017 wrote a review Jul 2017
Vienna, Austria3 contributions
I felt very comfortable in Collectors Hostel. It is beautifully furnitured with antique furniture creatively combined with modern elements. Lots of details to discover, and the breakfast table alone makes you feel you are in your grandma's home. Everything is very clean and the staff superfriendly. They have a nice selection of music and games in the living room, wich could easily be where your grandpa likes to smoke cigars and have whiskey with style. The kitchen is well equipped and opens onto the rooftop balcony. Breakfast was exceptionally good and the location of the hostel is very central. I would never stay elsewhere in Braga!
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Date of stay: July 2017
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Response from CollectorsHostel, Proprietário at Collector's Hostel
Responded Aug 4, 2018
Thank you very much for your comment! We love the idea of grandpa + cigars + whisky :) You will be always welcome in Collector's whenever you decide to come back to Braga!
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Gabriel B wrote a review Nov 2016
London, United Kingdom4 contributions1 helpful vote
Much like the city of Braga, this hostel is very charming. Anna and Lina are incredibly hospitable and it's clear how much care they put into running the place. You'll be happy to know it's located along a pedestrian-only street in a prime location.
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Date of stay: October 2016
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Response from CollectorsHostel, Gérant at Collector's Hostel
Responded Jun 22, 2017
Thank you so much Gabriel for your kind words. We are glad that you felt at home here with us. We hope to see you soon.
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tovowi wrote a review Jul 2016
Mannheim, Germany15 contributions4 helpful votes
This place was a very good choice to stay in Braga. With its terrace on the rooftop and the friendly hosting of Ana we felt very comfortable. Breakfast was included and all fresh, like fruit salad and fruit juice. Even though the bath room was not in our room itself it was totally next-door and just private for us. The location is most central in the city so you can reach everything by walk in aproximately 5 to 10 minutes around.
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Date of stay: July 2016Trip type: Traveled
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Response from CollectorsHostel, Gérant at Collector's Hostel
Responded Jun 22, 2017
Thank you for your comment. We are very happy that you felt comfortable here with us. Come back whenever you back in Portugal.
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$44 - $81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
PortugalNorthern PortugalBraga DistrictBraga
NUMBER OF ROOMS
8
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Frequently Asked Questions about Collector's Hostel
Which popular attractions are close to Collector's Hostel?
Nearby attractions include Jardim de Santa Bárbara (0.07 miles), Sé de Braga (0.2 miles), and Palacio do Raio (0.2 miles).
What food & drink options are available at Collector's Hostel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Collector's Hostel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Kartilho, O Filho da Mae, and pPlace® - Restaurant & Cocktail Bar.
Is Collector's Hostel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.08 miles away from the center of Braga.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Collector's Hostel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, Italian, and Polish.
Are there any historical sites close to Collector's Hostel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Arco da Porta Nova (0.1 miles), Jardins da Casa dos Biscaínhos (0.3 miles), and Chafariz do Castelo (0.06 miles).