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Collector's Hostel

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Rua Francisco Sanches No. 42, Braga 4700-317 Portugal
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#3 of 54 Specialty lodging 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 as a couple
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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 solo
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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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PRICE RANGE
$47 - $60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
PortugalNorthern PortugalBraga DistrictBraga
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Collector's Hostel
Which popular attractions are close to Collector's Hostel?
Nearby attractions include The Garden of Santa Barbara (0.00 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 pPlace - Restaurant & Cocktail Bar, Tábuas, copos & outras cenas, and Michizaki.
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), Chafariz dos Castelos (0.06 miles), and Torre de Menagem (0.1 miles).