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“Really nice central place to stay in Braga”
Review of Braga POP Hostel

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Braga POP Hostel
Ranked #3 of 20 Specialty Lodging in Braga
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Porto, Portugal
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28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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“Really nice central place to stay in Braga”
Reviewed January 19, 2014

Never been in a hostel before and found it very welcoming. The showers were clean and well kept. And the rooms were pretty clean as well. Breakfast was basic but had the essential things. Friendly and helpfull staff as others have already said. if you're looking for a nice hostel to stay in Braga I doubt you'll find better that Braga Pop.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
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Braga, Portugal
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Reviewed January 15, 2014

I spent few days in Braga POP hostel last december (2013) while looking for an apartment to rent, then returned there in January (2014) while waiting for the keys. I would choose to stay there again and again if I would need in the future.
It has a great atmosphere, an ultra-friendly staff and perfectly kept rooms and bathrooms.
Helena and the other staff members will make you feel home for sure, and provide invaluable insider tips on many aspects of Braga.
Its location is very convenient as it is just next to the bus station and to the city center. The train station is also easy to reach walking.
Braga is a charming place, and POP hostel contributed a lot to the great image I have from the city and from portuguese people.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled solo
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Coimbra, Portugal
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Reviewed December 21, 2013

The hostel is quite good place to sleep in Braga. The workers are very helfull and friendly. The atmosphere is great. They have a nice breakfast, and beatiful view of the city. Braga Pop Hostel is a good option!

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled solo
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Porto, Portugal
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed December 16, 2013

I spent one night in the POP hostel in Braga in December 2013. The colourful design of the whole appartment, the painting wall in the cosy dining room and, last but not least, the neat dormitories are all things which instantly jump to your eye. The hostel owner Helena is a hospituous and inspiring person - plus, she knows the city quite well :-)
Breakfast is basic, concerning bread and toppings, but there are also fruits and selfmade French Press coffee at your disposal.
The hostel is in a central position, too.
All in all, absolutely no reason not to stay here.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled solo
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Braga, Portugal
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Reviewed December 10, 2013

really friendly stuff, everything is clean and functioning. well located, near the bus station and two minutes walking from the city centre..(if you are travelling around you'll find a shop with camping articles nearby!). The balcony is awesome if you want to enjoy braga's sunsets...and breakfasts with helena's homemade marmelades it's something to try:)

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled solo
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Tyumen, Russia
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Reviewed November 16, 2013

Nice place to stay, close to everything, cool people. Just 5 min. from busstation and you are in friendly POP Hostel with clean rooms and toilets, kitchen and living-room, good wi-fi , bt the most important - with helpfull people in it! Was good to be there, to feel its "family"

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
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Berlin, Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed October 22, 2013

I have been travelling for 20 years, but this has definetely been the warmest welcome ever! Thanks for the hospitality, Braga Pop! You are giving your guest the Feeling to be part of a family. Friendly staff + great and quiet location + good price = recommendation.

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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled solo
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Additional Information about Braga POP Hostel

Property: Braga POP Hostel
Address: Rua do Carmo 61 30, Braga 4700-309, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Braga District > Braga
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 20 Specialty Lodging in Braga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Braga POP Hostel is the first hostel of Braga and is located right in the heart of the city, in a 5 min walk from the train station and bus central. B POP Hostel is right at the biggest urban walking area of Europe, where the historical downtown, comercial areas and leisure areas, with bars and restaurant, are. We are just by the City Market.Braga POP Hostel has 6 rooms (single, double bed and dorms), fully equiped kitchen, leisure room with games and music, eating room and a balcony to relax at the sunset. All rooms have key card access and security lockers.In the hostel you can use free Wi-Fi internet and there is a computer for guest to access internet. At our front desk you´ll have guides, maps and all the tips to enjoy your travel.Cash payment only, on arrivalCheck In: 14:00 to 20:00Check Out: 12:00am ... more   less 
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