Tattva Design Hostel

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Tattva Design Hostel

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Tattva Design Hostel has an unbeatable location in the 'heart of Porto', and is part of the 'World Heritage' protected area. 50mts away from the metro (which has a link to the Airport) and S.Bento train station, and 5min walk to the main bus line (Rede Expressos).

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Tattva Design Hostel has an unbeatable location in the 'heart of Porto', and is part of the 'World Heritage' protected area. 50mts away from the metro (which has a link to the Airport) and S.Bento train station, and 5min walk to the main bus line (Rede Expressos).

Tattva Design Hostel in central Porto is close to all the main city attractions: Se Cathedral, Sao Joao Theatre, D. Luis I bridge, Ribeira, Clerigos Tower.

The main shopping streets in Porto, bars, restaurants, supermarkets are all also very close. The best nightlife spots in the centre of Porto are a mere ten minutes walk from the hostel. Located in a quiet area of Porto, perfect for resting, but at the same time really close to Porto city center if you want to party...!

Check out our common areas: For the sunny days relax in our fantastic outdoor terrace, and enjoy a drink from our terrace bar. Feel in a mood for a BBQ? Let's do it!

Great facilities for a great boutique hostel

We believe that we've created a new level of comfort and intimacy in all our spaces, never forgetting a harmonious design aspect, and always with a friendly and informal atmosphere!. Two beautiful buildings have been recovered and totally refurbished to make the largest hostel in Porto - Tattva Design Hostel, with breathtaking views on the higher levels. Our rooms have large orthopedic beds, individual curtains in each bed providing full privacy, en-suite bathrooms, good heaters and individual fans, free Wifi internet in the whole building, spacious individual lockers with free locks, key card access and wheelchair accessible.

Common areas to socialize with other travellers

For the sunny days relax in our fantastic outdoor terrace, and enjoy a drink from our terrace bar. Feel in a mood for a BBQ? Let's do it! We also have an outstanding aquarium lounge (3mts aquarium with exotic salt water fish), a cozy reading lounge, a fully equipped kitchen but if you feel lazy, don't worry, have dinner with us in our Tattva Restaurant & Bar, A restaurant open to the public where we serve delicious typical portuguese food as well as Porto's famous typical dish: Francesinha. And why not join us for the different activities each day? Try our Portuguese Lessons, Free Walking Tour, Pub Crawl, Lazy Sundays, and much much more! We look forward to welcoming you in our 24H reception with a friendly , multilingual and amusing staff, always ready to help you in anyway possible and give the best tips of Porto's delights.

Hostel facilities

  • Free Buffet Breakfast
  • Free Wifi
  • Pizza 24h
  • Laundry
  • Bike rent
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Luggage storage
  • 24 hour reception
  • Housekeeping
  • Elevator
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Handicap Friendly
  • Restaurant and Bar
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Useful information

City: Porto
Country: Portugal
Address: R. do Cativo 26-28, 4000-160 Porto
Phone 1: +351 22 094 4622 Phone 2: +351 939887070

How to arrive

Airport
Take metro E line (purple). Change trains at Trindade station to D line (yellow) in direction "Santo Ovidio" getting off at the second stop - São Bento Station then follow the directions bellow from São Bento station.

Train
From Campanhã train station take any train to São Bento train station (this transfer is free with any train ticket to Campanhã) and follow the directions bellow from São Bento station.

By foot
From São Bento station or Metro stop: go uphill following the double lane of cars on the right of the road. Turn on your first left onto Street "Rua Cha". Follow the road only a few meters until you see a fountain in a V-shaped intersection.

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97% 29 June 2018
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You’re in Porto, and you’re not staying here? That’s crazy. This place has everything you need. Food, drinks, beds, showers, views, central location, awesome...

96% 28 June 2018
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Positive: It was a very good experience in Porto that the staff, room equipment, and breakfast are all lovely:).

100% 26 June 2018
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Positive: Food was great too!.

94% 23 June 2018
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Everything was perfect! The staff is well trained and answered all my questions. I liked the sleeper-cab with the curtain and the fan inside! Furthermore, it...

97% 18 June 2018
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Stayed 3 nights and i was very pleased by pretty much evrything. Staff is nice and will help you with anything you need. Beds are comfy but for me (185cm...

97% 16 June 2018
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Amazing place! Love the views and the location is the best! Would come back

100% 14 June 2018
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I would recommend this hostel 100%. The staff were extremely friendly & helpful. Along with location, facilities, cleanliness, not to mention their great...

90% 12 June 2018
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Clean and enough restroom toilet shower room Narrow bedside but good for price 2nd floor was unconfirtable but ok

97% 10 June 2018
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Perfect stay for me! Great tours offered and met some wonderful people. Thanks!

100% 09 June 2018
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Will definitely stay at this hostel again! The staff was so friendly and welcoming upon arrival, rooms were good, and loved the common spaces but mostly the...

100% 08 June 2018
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Great hostel in heart of the Porto. Very clean, friendly staff and tasty breakfast!

100% 07 June 2018
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Had a great time here. Location is great, facilities are good, and the staff is very friendly. Thanks for the early breakfast Luigi!

100% 04 June 2018
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Positive: Attached bathrooms in dorms, comfy beds, free welcome drink, helpful and polite staff and good location. Negative: cash deposits for room key and...

89% 01 June 2018
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Thank you very much for everything! Will come back!

100% 22 May 2018
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Positive: Amazong atmosphere. Staff super kind, especially our friend who braided our hairs ♡♡ excellent position and services. The terrace is super nice too.

100% 21 May 2018
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Positive: I really like the proximity of the train station and with the central area. Negative: Nothing.

89% 17 May 2018
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The staff here were absolutely incredible! Staff treated all guests as if they were friends, and were all so happy to help. I had a medical emergency and the...

100% 03 May 2018
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Positive: I really liked the curtains around each bed in dorms! Awesome idea! And very comfortable with bathroom just for the room, no need to cross long...

96% 22 April 2018
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Positive: Very very clean and orderly hostel one of the best I’ve stayed at and if it were not for such steep step streets In the area I would highly...

100% 10 April 2018
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Very good experience! The room is clean and unbelievably there are two warming facilities and an air conditioner. The surrounding is quite and staff is very...

100% 28 March 2018
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Very large rooms and nice food close to the centrum

94% 14 March 2018
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Facilities top notch for price and very good breakfast... the American/Canadian gentleman at the bar in the evening was a absolute legend many thanks guys

97% 12 March 2018
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I was only there for one night, but I had a really great time. The hostel looks nice and modern. I liked that you had big lockers and curtains around your...

100% 10 March 2018
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Great hostel, close to restaurants and supermarkets. Good cooking facilities. Great and friendly staff. Comfortable beds with privacy and excellent...

100% 10 March 2018
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Very nice and cozy hostel with a fair quality / price range, and a very good location, less than 5 min walking from the São Bento Station. The bedrooms have...

100% 05 March 2018
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nothing to stay , perfect stay , perfect location

100% 24 February 2018
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This is my first time in Portugal and the Tattva is really good

100% 20 February 2018
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Positive: The workers seemed happy and enjoyed what they were doing. They were very helpful and gave me good Tips about Porto. I made new friends from...

100% 18 February 2018
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Tattva Design Hostel is really cool, it was my first time in Porto and the staff were so friendly and helped me to find places to eat, make tours and have...

100% 05 February 2018
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Only one night there but I will definitely come back when I visit Porto again ! Great staff, design, super comfortable beds and well thought rooms ; clean,...

94% 04 February 2018
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Had a great stay here. The dinner offered was good value for money, especially the unlimited wine. Breakfast was great as well, good way to start the day!...

100% 30 January 2018
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Positive: Breakfast was amazing, location also the stuff and facilities, one of the best hostels I've stayed in. Negative: Showers could be more comfortable.

90% 23 January 2018
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I enjoyed my stay here, the free breakfast was above and beyond the normal free breakfast offered at other hostels. The staff was great and helped fix any...

94% 14 January 2018
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Great location. Great staff. Nice food. Great beds and room.

94% 11 January 2018
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Nice hostel i recommand it! However it is not smart to put the showers, wc, sink and hairdryer in the room: make a lot of noise and it is not pleasant to...

100% 04 January 2018
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Love Tattva. Loved it in 2015 and still love it. Great staff!

97% 03 January 2018
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The best hostel I've already been. Melhor Hostel que fiquei.

96% 18 December 2017
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Positive: Perfect location! It is close to everything! *My personal advice - if you have a choice between coming to the city by train or by plane, I...

100% 17 December 2017
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Hi I looking for room in Porto for one night :) i come on 13,02,2018 and i come back home at 15,02,2018

100% 15 December 2017
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I absolutely loved their breakfast, the staff were friendly and helpful, and the location was perfect. I also appreciated how there were so many bathrooms...

100% 14 December 2017
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Positive: I was in Tattva hostel with my partner, we stood there for two night when we come to Porto and two night on our way back, and we really fall in...

100% 10 December 2017
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Positive: I liked the cook your own pancakes at breakfast. The staff were very helpful and kind. Negative: It was a bit dead, but that was purely a...

90% 04 December 2017
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Great hostel in Porto!

100% 03 December 2017
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Wow! I LOVED my stay at Tattva Design Hostel in Porto. The staff were friendly, welcoming and very knowledgeable. Bunk beds very comfy, including private...

94% 01 December 2017
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I stayed two nights with a friend, and one on my own. Our room on the 4th floor had an amazing view. Rooms also had large lockers that would only open with...

100% 27 November 2017
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All perfect, new and clean, the beds are great and the breakfast is buffet. You need to rent the towels but is cheap.

100% 19 November 2017
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Very good Hostel with heaps of good details and for reasonable price. Toilets and showers were clean and "brand new". The bed itself are how it could be, has...

100% 16 November 2017
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Wow! I LOVED my stay at Tattva Design Hostel in Porto. The staff were friendly, welcoming and very knowledgeable. Bunk beds very comfy, including private...

100% 05 November 2017
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Good breakfast, nice stuff, clean rooms

100% 04 November 2017
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Positive: Breakfast was very rich and delicious. There were so much options including pancakes Room was clean and comfortable. Staff was really helpful and...

100% 04 November 2017
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Positive: I liked everything about this hostel, 24 hours lovely staff, very good breakfast including chocolate pan cake, good value of money, location is...

100% 29 October 2017
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Positive: The great view of room.

100% 25 October 2017
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Positive: THE BEST HOSTEL EVER, everything was perfect,. perfectly organized place in where u can meet people and at the same time have your privacy if you...

100% 18 October 2017
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Positive: Great breakfast, clean and comfortable bed.

100% 08 October 2017
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Positive: Hostel living at its best.

96% 02 October 2017
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Positive: Staff, amazing rooms.

97% 29 September 2017
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I highly recommend, perfect for female solo travellers. The hostel dinner is excellent and great way to meet fellow travellers. Staff very kind ! Loved it !

100% 27 September 2017
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I met travelers who were staying at 3 of the other top rated hostels in Porto and visited them all. We all agreed that Tattva was the best! The crowd was...

100% 22 September 2017
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Amazing hostel. Great location to see all of Porto. Rooms are spacious and clean, with lots of room for storage under the beds. Breakfast was amazing, as...

100% 11 September 2017
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Positive: Very good location! Staff was welcoming and nice and hostel itself had very nice modern look. Great also to have a bar /restaurant in the hostel...

100% 01 September 2017
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Positive: Everything. Each bed had a curtain around it for privacy and its own under bunk storage cabin for belongings which opened with your card. You had...

100% 23 August 2017
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Positive: Feels like a hotel even though it is a hostel. Staff does everything to keep the clients happy. Beautiful Lots of facilities I would come here...

100% 14 August 2017
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Super clean and super cool place. The terrace is perfect to chill out and meet other people.

100% 09 August 2017
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Positive: Everything was spot on. Perfect location. Very cheap.

100% 02 August 2017
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Positive: The beds were really confortable (!!) and private. I loved the fact that it was a all girls dorm. Negative: They didn't have towels, or things to...

100% 21 July 2017
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Positive: Great location 5 mins from the main train station, friendly and helpful staff, they will print for you, there are computers you can use if you dont...

94% 13 July 2017
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This hostel offers great facilities: large lockers under the bed where you can fit all your stuff, comfortable beds with curtains, private fan and night...

100% 12 July 2017
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Positive: The staff was amazing, always friendly and helpful. The bed was really comfortable, bathrooms and toilets in the rooms, so no need to leave the...

96% 07 July 2017
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Positive: Staff were friendly and helpful! Our 8-bed dorm had it's own showers and toilets, which was a plus. The rooms/showers/toilets/etc. were all clean...

100% 30 June 2017
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Hostel was awesome. Great location and value for money. Good breakfast selection, didn't have the paid dinner offer but heard it was nice. Cheap drinks at...

100% 26 June 2017
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Positive: Really nice common areas. Very clean and comfortable. Centrally located, great location. Friendly staff. They even arrange tours and activities....

100% 23 June 2017
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Amazing hostel for us to stay at! We booked last minute and they were able to put all 4 of us in the same room. Very clean, great staff, beautiful rooftop...

100% 15 June 2017
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My friends and I booked a full 6 bed dorm and had a fabulous time! Very easy ti find, lovely staff that greeted us with a smile and was there anytime we need...

100% 08 June 2017
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Staying here was so great!! First off, the staff was awesome and so helpful and friendly. They also had a great location near the train station and near so...

100% 01 June 2017
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It was my first visit to Europe and to Portugal and the staff cooperated so much in helping me find good places to see and visit. Super lovely and warm...

90% 29 May 2017
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The Tattva Hostel is a good one. It's a huge hostel with an excellent breakfast and really nice terrace ! Beds are comfortable but in my room unfortunately...

100% 25 May 2017
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Positive: Great for anyone starting their Portuguese Camino or a tourist looking for accommodation to visit the city. It has everything you need for the...

100% 14 May 2017
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Very nice hostel. Good rooms with lockers and everything else you could need. Excellent bathroom. Only thing that was missing was a free towel but you can...

100% 10 May 2017
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Amazing place, it seems you are in a hotel and no a hostel. Excellent localization, facilities and ambiance. I highly recommend to stay at tattva hostel

100% 06 May 2017
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Best hostel of ALL my life! The staff is incredible, always trying to help you. The dinner at the hostel costs only 10 euros and is amazing, and the free...

100% 01 May 2017
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I had a great time in tattva design hostel . It's modern and the beds are super comfy , the curtains give you some privacy . The staff helps if you have any...

100% 24 April 2017
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Perfect! Hiiiighly recommended.

100% 20 April 2017
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I absolutely loved this hostel. They had cool events, awesome staff, a rooftop bar, a fish tank, a nice kitchen, and lockers that came included with every...

100% 11 April 2017
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Biggest locker I've ever seen in a hostel! Made it super easy to stay organized with my pack! The curtains around your bed are super nice. Luigi at the front...

97% 10 April 2017
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Great hostel to stay in while visiting Porto. Staff is super friendly, the free breakfast is very good and the pub crawl is a whole adventure in itself! Will...

100% 21 March 2017
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Positive: Nice breakfast, welcoming and helpful staff, clean and comfortable beds (although quite short, which might be a problem for someone taller than 170...

100% 16 March 2017
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Tattva was the best out of our 5 hostels we visited on the roadtrip! Gonna visit again for 100% sure 10/10 recommendation

100% 11 March 2017
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Positive: The staff, service, breakfast, location and price are all brilliant!Definitely will choose the same hostel if I go to Porto again!.

97% 17 February 2017
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It's a great hostel! I would stay there again!

100% 11 February 2017
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Positive: Staff so friendly. love the curtains around the bed. Negative: Not much I didn't like. Second time I've stayed here within 3 months. I love it!.

100% 08 February 2017
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Positive: Everything was amazing! Really well located, great facilities (elevator, restaurant, kitchen, TV and computer room), clean bathrooms and bedrooms!...

96% 18 January 2017
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Positive: Great place to stay, everything new and clean, they have a large room for you to keep your luggage after you check out and that's a plus for me!...

100% 01 January 2017
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Amazing hostel! The price per night here is crazy low for what you get. The rooms each have bathrooms with multiple showers/toilets and each bunk has outlets...

86% 27 December 2016
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A really nice hostel, with 24 hrs staff, strong bed with good lockers. Breakfast was great, esp pancakes! Shower was good but the bathrooms are inside the...

100% 10 December 2016
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PERFECT! It was an amazing stay at Tattva Hostel. Great breakfast, very comfy beds, location unbeatable, Very nice rooftoop and helpful staff. Really looking...

100% 30 November 2016
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Positive: We got a great deal for a private room (which is located in a different building from the main structure) and it was quiet, clean and stocked with...

100% 03 November 2016
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One of the best hostels I've ever stayed at! Location is as central as you can get, bunkbeds are private rooms in themselves, bathrooms are clean, showers...

100% 20 October 2016
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A truly wonderful hostel right in the heart of Porto. We really loved the hostel and the city. A great value trip that was full of fun, and offered more than...

90% 15 October 2016
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The staff is very welcoming and friendly. I highly recommend staying here. They have lockers that are unlocked by each specific bed key, and you can add your...

100% 30 September 2016
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Positive: Friendly and helpful staff and very clean place. Negative: Bed too short for my tall husband.

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