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Hostel Santantao Reviews

Praca do Giraldo, 83 - 2, Evora, Portugal

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211 Total Reviews
  • 94%Value For Money
  • 92%Security
  • 100%Location
  • 99%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 92%Cleanliness
  • 87%Facilities

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We enjoyed our stay at Santantao Hostel. Its central location made it easy to explore Evora's old town. The owner was very friendly and informed us about the culture, the history and the sights of the beautiful city. We were enraptured by the rooftop terrace with its great view. The perfect place for having a glass of wine!

  • 4th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


A clean, cozy hostel right in the main square of the town. Although it is cheap, it offers all I was looking for: nice people, good advices about what to do and what to see around the town and outside, and even a terrace between the roofs where you can have breakfast or stay at night. I strongly recommend it!


Excellent hostel with nothing to complain! Nelson is very friendly and will guide you where to go in Evora. Rooms are clean with sunlight.


Excellent. Fantastic host, beautiful roof terrace looking out over city, great location and atmosphere.


I recommend this hostel for your stay in Evora. While this hostel is not new and flashy, it is in a great location with a really nice staff. Nelson is super nice, very attentive and patient. The building is a little older, but it is kept clean and presentable. You are given 4 keys - 1 for the building, 1 for the hostel, 1 for your room and another for your locker. The location cannot be beat.


Right in the town centre and great value for money.Staff is very friendly and gave us tips for original Portuguese places for food and drinks. Totally satisfied

  • 20th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Greece
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


This is a good hostel located right in the centre of Evora's old town, which is where you want to be.


Gorgeous rooftop to watch the sun set, helpful, friendly staff.


Brilliant! Brilliant! Brilliant! 5 star location on a backpackers budget. Quiet, cheap, right in the guts of town, FULLY equipped kitchen (rare in a hostel) and a lovely roof top terrace. Only thing I would recommend is to book one of the dorms if you´re not too fussed about having the privacy. We had a twin room which was great but for one euro less it´d certainly be worth staying in the dorms because the view is wonderful.


Great hostel, staff is really helpful and location is amazing!


Nelson is great and very friendly with spot on recommendations for things to do and places to eat. The place is lacking in atmosphere although that may be bc it is low season, the common areas need some softening but otherwise a lovely place.

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