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Porto Alive Hostel

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London, United Kingdom
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254 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Really good hostel! Very friendly staff, clean and located in the center of Porto. Extremely recommend this place if looking for an affordable but nice hostel in the city center. Nothing really to complain!

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Paris, France
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

> We went to Porto for my brother's Bachelor Party. We were a group of 21 persons and we booked 3 dorms (8, 8 and 10 people). We had the best price ever compared to other hotels in Porto or AirBnB services. > Not only the hostel is perfectly located (close to everything) but also is clean (completely renovated in... More 

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PortoAliveHostel, Gerente at Porto Alive Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you so much Julien! We are really happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again in our Hostel. Best wishes to you and your friends. More 

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21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

I've spent a night here, and in spite of it being dormitory accommodation, the care and help of Adriana was just amazing! She helped us find a place for dinner and even booked my next night ahead's accommodation. The rooms and bathrooms were spotless and we really felt at home.

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1 Thank Hans K
PortoAliveHostel, Gerente at Porto Alive Hostel, responded to this review

You are very kind Hans. Thank you very much. More 

Lisbon, Portugal
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23 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Location is great, apart from that it's OK but not great. Common area is at -1 and there's not that many people there. Rooms are nice, not dirty but also not extremely clean. Staff is kind but don't give you tips on what to do in the city.

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Berlin, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

The Hostel is located in a nice part of Porto. On the other side of the street, there are nice restaurants and bars where you can listen to music and drink whine. Consequently, most of the time it is quite loud. The beds are not really comfortable and clean and the corridors and rooms are too dark and unfriendly. Breakfast... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Comfiest sleep of the whole trip! Very very clean and friendly place. Near city central and sao bento train station. Only a 15 min walk from Gaiia port wine cellars:) Lots of storage space as well and home-y feel:) Id come back anytime! (Plus porto is so beautiful who wouldnt?)

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Thank Stephany T
Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I've stayed at Porto Alive twice in the last few years, and it continues to be a great value and pleasant experience. The location is unbeatable (right next to São Bento Station and minutes from the river) and the facilities are clean and the staff friendly. They were understanding when we missed our first night's stay and kept our reservation... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

I returned three times between traveling around the area. Staff helpful and welcoming. It is a short walk from the train station in a delightful street with a selection of cafes and restaurants. In spite of the many steps and hills Porto is a fantastic city to visit.

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Thank Marylou P
Newbury, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

This hostel is perfectly situated in tbe heart of the old town. I checked in last night and stayed for a day. The hostel is neat and clean. The washrooms are shared and are fine too. The dorms have balcony which opens in the lane outside the hostel. I was on the 3rd floor so the view qas pretty good.... More 

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Coimbra District, Portugal
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88 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I arrived at the hostel just to ask for a little a favor, while i had to deal with personal problems. But, once i things didn't happen as they were supposed to, i had the chance to sleep at this hostel. Mafalda is a great recepecionist. Very professional, nice, caring and loving each guest she mets. She took me to... More 

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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in Flores Street, the Hostel is in a historical building is around 100 years old.Porto Alive Hostel is considered the best located Hostel in Porto. At 1 minute from the Metro and Rail Station 'Sao Bento'. Porto Alive Hostel is in the heart of downtown, surrounded by the main square Aliados, main monuments, restaurants, gardens and nigt life.And off course, the old Porto centre (Ribeira), just 5 minutes to the river. Free use of fully equipped kitchen, living room and internet. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Porto Alive Hostel

Address: Rua Flores 138, Porto 4050-263, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Porto
Price Range: $22 - $88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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