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“awesome shangri !” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Shangri-Lagos Hostel
Ranked #53 of 132 Specialty Lodging in Lagos
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“awesome shangri !”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2013

We stayed at Shangri Hostel in Lagos during the summer 2011. We met fantastic people from all parts of the world. Lagos is small, touristic, but adorable !
The Hostel is perfectly located, 5 minuts away from grocery store (kitchen available !!), seconds away from all the bars and stores.
Staff is excellent and will recomend you the best spots in town.
There is breakfast included, and a great terrasse with couches and tables.
Living-room area with a tv, movies and books: very cozy
Bedrooms are clean, spacious and accomodating. Very safe !!
I don't remember if there was wi-fi, but definitely some laptops available.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Location
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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English first
Shipley, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2013

One of those you happen upon, where you stay longer than initially intended, just because you can and it makes perfect sense. A lovely home-from-home place, very relaxed due to the genuine warmth and extra lengths the hosts go to to make your stay enjoyable. For travellers in the Algarve wanting a place to just 'be' - this is the place. I visited in December, and whilst not warm temperature wise, the welcome most certainly was.

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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Airbourne72
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Antwerp, Belgium
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95 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2012

We stayed in Lagos in september for 3 nights and booked this hostel. It's perfectly located, close to the beaches, the bars, the restaurants, etc....
The room were clean, the beds are okay and the staff is very friendly! The breakfast was more than adequate, although the kitchen is a bit small, but that's nitpicking. We had a wonderful time here and we will definitely return!

In general Lagos was a very friendly town, but with a lot of British people and bars. It still has charm and authentic elements, but I heard more English than Portugese, which was a slight let-down for me.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank sekhmet85
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2012

Cute little hostel in a quieter area of Lagos (still only 5 min walk to shops and beach). Very "family" orientated with extra effort by staff for guests to hang out together-lots of hostel activities organized almost daily. Awesome garden area to relax in! Rooms and bathrooms were small, but all hostels in Lagos seem to be at a similar rate/facilities. Chloe was extra awesome :)

  • Stayed August 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about Shangri-Lagos Hostel

Property: Shangri-Lagos Hostel
Address: Travessa Gil Vicente 15, Lagos 8600-638, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Lagos
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #53 of 132 Specialty Lodging in Lagos
Number of rooms: 12
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Shangri-Lagos has been open since the spring of 2011 and is one of the most popular hostels in Lagos. Staying with us is considered as one of the tick lists for those who seek for a unique and authentic experience. Our clients tend to become our friends and the Shangri Family keeps on growing. We promote Friendship, Fun and "Fiesta" in a homely environment where comfort and harmony are always present. Our completely restyled house is a mix of colors and positive energies where our team will always give their best, whether working or playing, to ensure you are Happy and Comfortable. Our stunning garden is a magical canopied tropical oasis - perfect for lounging and dreaming and inspiring your soul. By day and by night its atmosphere transforms with the light, offering you the perfect set for making new friends. There are meal nights, themed parties and even limbo dancing nights - all around our garden bar! This jewel is set in the heart of Lagos within the Old City Wall where you can find great shops, amazing restaurants, tons of history & culture and last but not least its famous night life circuit. You will get to meet "some of The Most Beautiful Beaches in the World" and be where the sun shines longer than anywhere else in Europe!!! Being alive ourselves we love the abundance of activities available in Lagos. A few of these have become our favourites and we can help planning your day to make sure you will experience the most of what the City offers. Our passion and knowledge for Lagos will make your days unforgettable. Surfing, Kayaking, Dolphin Tours, Boat Trips, Waterparks, Trekking, Cycling and much much more... Shangri-La(gos) has become synonymous with an earthly paradise but particularly a mythical Himalayan utopia - a permanently happy land, isolated from the outside world. A Fusion of Funk & Feng-shui A Blend of Buddha & Bass Beats A Mix of Manners & Madness Everything is Possible The Shangri-Way!!! ... more   less 
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