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Tattva Design Hostel

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Rua do Cativo 26 - 28, Porto 4000-060, Portugal
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Waterford, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I arrived at the hostel with nine friends and the reception staff were very efficient and friendly. There were plenty of computers to check emails etc. The rooms had everything that a backpacker would need. An individual light, fan and a power point for each bunk. There was a safe drawer to leave belongings allocated for each bunk. But the... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my sister had an amazing time in porto and tattva was a big part of it! The dorms are great, lots of space, big and nice beds and a big locker for personal stuff. We arrived late at night (1.30 pm) so it was so nice that the reception is open 24 hours! The staff is amazing! They... More 

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Thank TheHeleneBaumann
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went during Sao Joao so this hostel and porto were pumping. Great festive atmosphere right near the centre of porto. Rooms are perfect with dorms that have power points and curtains for each bed. Staff are very friendly (special shout out to Lior and the spanish guy at reception). Hostel dinner was decent and a great way to meet people.... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my second stay at this lovely Hostel. The staff was the high point of it! In my opinion the staff in hospitality industry makes it, so for me they were superb, even thinking I was one of a few Portuguese people staying there at that time, and I've felt so welcome :) This hostel feels more like an... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff: friendly, helpful, kind The facilities: clean and comfortable. Loved having the privacy of curtains and a locked cubby under by bed Breakfast: great variety of carbs, fruit, and eggs/pancakes! Really awesome wait staff too Great rooftop hang out, too! I especially appreciated that when I mixed up where the meeting point was for a wine tasting and missed... More 

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Thank Natalie A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First we got 1 night the sexy room and then upgraded to an apartment! Good location, nice people, interesting walking tour. Think this a good place for travellers and citytrippers. Looking forward to the party tonight: Festa de São João do Porto

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Rockhampton, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic location, fantastic rooms, fantastic bar, fantastic rooftop and fantastic staff. The rooms were the best I've seen in a hostel; there are large floor lockers for luggage (so you don't have to lift them up) with enough room for everyone to be sorting luggage at once, and the bunks have their own curtains and lights and three, THREE! power... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very cosy and nice hotel. We as a group of 19 international dutch soccer-players (sexyvoetbal.nl) visited Porto to celebrate the end of our season. Our stay was one of the highlights of our trip... We rented in Tattva two rooms, with each 5 bunks. Each bed has an excellent mattrass, a socket to plug in your charger, and a... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Located one block away of Porto Cathedral, you can just walk away from the hostel in the evening and begin walking and just get lost in this magical city. Staff is friendly, personally I enjoyed the "dinner with the staff" night with good food and good conversations. Each bed does have it own light and power socket. Each bed does... More 

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TattvaDesignHostel, Gerente at Tattva Design Hostel, responded to this review

thanks for your feedback! We are glad you enjoyed our staff, dinner and facilities. About the neighborhood, unfortunately everywhere in the center has people asking for money, the good thing about our location is that we are 100m away from the police station and there are constant patrols and so in fact it is much safer around Tattva than other... More 

Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Tattva is really the best hostel you can get in Porto! Cool design and nice rooms. The rooftop is amazing, I stayed in Tattva for almost a month, I met interesting people and the staff was like family for me. Thank you so much guys for letting me play my music and do my events! Much love! Guajiro Valentino

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome friends! "Tattva" has been inspired from the Sanskrit word meaning 'Element', representing the five elements from which life evolves: Earth, Water, Air, Fire and Sky. Tattva Design Hostel will give you an enhanced hostel experience. Details and design have been carefully blended to create a new level of comfort and intimacy, as well as plenty of common areas in which to socialize.Two beautiful buildings classified as "World Heritage" have been recovered and totally refurbished to make the largest hostel in Porto, with breathtaking views on the higher levels. With 16 rooms and a capacity of 116 people in total (Female Dorms, Mixed Dorms and Double rooms), Tattva provides a unique experience in terms of comfort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tattva Design Hostel

Address: Rua do Cativo 26 - 28, Porto 4000-060, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Porto
Price Range: $21 - $89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Tattva Design Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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