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Oporto Fado Hostel Reviews

Rua Alvares Cabral 14, Porto, Portugal

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80%

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353 Total Reviews
  • 84%Value For Money
  • 79%Security
  • 82%Location
  • 88%Staff
  • 76%Atmosphere
  • 81%Cleanliness
  • 71%Facilities

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43%

We had 200 Euros stolen from our luggage. The Hostel didn't have a safe or locker, so we had no alternative but leaving our money in our bags. We were on a private room, so the only people who had a key to it, except ourselves, were staff. When we told the owners about the incident, they were sympathetic but didn't do anything – they didn't so much offer us a discount for the rest of our stay. They basically shrugged off and told us to contact the police. We did, but obviously nothing came of it

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Estimado Não tiveram direito a qualquer reembolso ou desconto porque não havia prova do roubo. Esta decisão foi tomada de acordo e com o conhecimento das autoridades . Como os Senhor bem sabe não estava sozinho no quarto, sempre afirmaram que não tinham dinheiro liquido ( ao chegar pagaram a conta com cartão visa pois não tinham dinheiro), de repente já faltava o mesmo valor pago pela reserva !!! NUNCA pediram para guardar na recepção fosse o que fosse. Cumprimentos.

83%

Not easy to find (because it was in an other guesthouse), and no real kitchen with oven, but very friendly staff and close to the center.


69%

Well, first they should change the photos in the add because the hostel we stay wasn't the one shown in the pictures. There was a lot of stairs, and the room was small, it had a strong smell like old, and had no windows. If you have allergies don't go there. It was very clean and a very helpful staff.


51%

When we arrived at the hostel the guy at the reception, that didn't speak English, told us that there was something wrong with the water in our room. So they've put us in the hotel next door without extra costs. We were really happy that we could stay at this nice hotel. We could still use the kitchen from the hostel. But when we wanted to cook dinner there was no stove... Seriously, this is not a kitchen!!!


89%

The manager or owner is reaally nice, she gave us a map of Porto and practically made our entire itinerary, it was really helpful. The value for this kind of money was unbelievable.

  • 28th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Slovenia
  • Mixed Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)


54%

Wouldn't recommend it. Bed was (VERY) uncomfortable, guests were noisy, there was only a fridge in the kitchen (no stove)... Plus the address given was wrong, we really had a bad time trying to find the hostel :(

  • 16th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Spain
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


66%

Staff was super friendly and helpful! Location was good and easy access with Metro and 15min walk to city centre. The fact that there is no kitchen and only a microwave was a major factor. Cheap, good location, brialliant staff , but no kitchen.


66%

- no heating in the winter (we took really warm cloths and it was impossible to fall asleep without extra heating, which was extra paid), - gas stove not working (we could eat only food from microwave oven), - very bad ventilation (the room smelled with mould), - there is wrong address on the website (it's disappointing, specially when arriving at midnight)

  • 7th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Poland
  • Couple, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

Interesting and very welcome people.

  • 1st Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Mozambique
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


86%

it was a bit cold

  • 10th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Slovakia
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


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83%

All we need to spend some time with friends.

  • 30th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Portugal
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


86%

Had a nice stay in a double room for 16 euro a night only, with towls and soap. And could leave our bags there the whole day after checking out. Staff is nice and helpful. Great place.

  • 27th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


71%

It was a good stay


34%

The hostel was very old and dirty with unconfortable beds. It seems like an abandoned hostel. For this price in Spain hostels are better. Thankyou

  • 12th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Italy
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


94%

Excellent place to stay! The staff is great and very helpful, the room and the bathroom were really clean.

  • 3rd Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


51%

Sheets smelled bad. Long term families staying there. Uncomfortable bed. Old everything

  • 23rd Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


100%

Gostei muito de estar neste hostel. A recepção foi excelente e o quarto muito agradável.


86%

This is a great hostel, especially for its value! The staff is very friendly and helpful. My boyfriend and I booked a private room and for just 11 euros per person per night we even had a private bathroom with bathtub, clean towels every day (for free), free bedlinen (changed once a week) and free wifi. The location was very good, with everything (supermarkets, historic center) in walking distance. Very positive about this hostel, especially compared to other hostels!

  • 20th Jan 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Netherlands
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


37%

it was fungi in every room. we wanted to change the room and they put us in an other fungi room. I think every room looks like this. Wet & fungi there.. Dont go people, there are several hostels in middle of the old city. Just take the metro there and pay the 2 euros more per night. its worth it. we didnt slept on the beds cos they were dirrty. fortunately we had sleeping bags from our camping trip. As someone who travelled a lot of places. This was the worst ever. EVER. Disgusting.

  • 3rd Jan 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Switzerland
  • Couple, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Dear Customer, As you know all was perfect until we kindly ask you to do not disturb the other guests with your noise ....... Fights, alcool, noise, all together disturb a lot . I hope for a next time you realise that you are not alone or in apartment .

80%

Very nice and helpful staff! Could have stayed longer if the room wouldn't been so cold..


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