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PILOT Design Hostel & Bar Reviews

Largo Alberto Pimentel, 11, Porto, Portugal

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93%

Rating
1196 Total Reviews
  • 94%Value For Money
  • 92%Security
  • 94%Location
  • 95%Staff
  • 93%Atmosphere
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 90%Facilities

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100%

Bring a swimming pool in the back yard :)

  • 6th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hey ! Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to review our hostel. We are always glad to hear that our friendly and safe hostel helped make your experience in Porto memorable. On behalf of the hostel, we look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Obrigada! PILOT Crew

80%

It's an awesome Party Hostel with music and a bar. But if you are looking for a quite room it isn't the right place. Music till 12pm and maybe late check in of other guests.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hey! Thank you for your review. We are sorry to hear about your experience that does not meet the high standards we strive for. We asks our guest to enjoy the 24H bar and common areas while respecting the sleeping hours. It seems like something went wrong this time and our management team was already notified. Thank you for your feedback. OBRIGADA! PILOT Crew

100%

Power points on the beds and showers where you don't need to press the button constantly would be nice. Staff made the place what it was


97%

Very cool and very nice. Porto was a great surprise on the trip and the Pilot was a fantastic hostel.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hey ! Thank you for the kind words about our hostel. We are glad to hear you liked our property, and enjoyed your visit with us. Please contact us if you would like to stay with us again in the future as we always look forward to welcoming our guests for a return visit. Obrigada for taking the time to share your lovely review. Obrigada! PILOT Crew

83%

Really nice staff, good location et love the terrasse Only things that miss : mirror in the room, separate bathrooms for girls and boys, personal little light for every bed

  • 2nd Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Switzerland
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hey!Thank you for taking the time to write your review! We are an eco-friendly hostel and our illumination system is activated by movement detecting sensors. Moreover each room has its own lamps so guests that come in later do not bother the ones already sleeping. We believe that our central localization is easy to find and we encourage our guests to contact us any time if they are having difficulties finding us and we will be more than happy to provide additional directions.Obrigada! PILOT Crew

100%

We stayed for 3 nights at PILOT, and would definitely recommend it. The staff are awesome and were very helpful and friendly. They had a great pub crawl which included dinner and the staff made that super fun as well. The free walking tour they recommended was great! Very clean and modern, and all around a fun place. Would stay again for sure!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hey ! Thank you for staying with us, and for sharing your lovely review of our hostel. I am glad to learn you had an exceptional time with us and had the opportunity to try our homemade lunch/dinner. The music, ambience, free shots, and tasty Portuguese cuisine create unforgettable experiences, and we are proud to have them on our property. We hope to welcome you again in the future- obrigada! PILOT Crew

91%

The staff was really welcoming and friendly. Always in their best to help us with what we wanted to see, explaining to us how to get there, and recommending other places to visit based in our interest. The hostel in itself is really good, pretty, good ambiance and nice facilities. The llocation is really good, the only thing is that at night there is a lot of noise coming from across the street. I would definitley recommend it !!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hey ! We are sorry to hear about your experiences regarding the street noise. Given our great location in the city center and proximity with the night life area, rarely we have some traffic of people and cars during the night. Nevertheless we will look into the issue and try to improve the situation on those rare nights. We gladly listen to all comments both positive and constructive in order to improve our guests experience. Obrigada for staying with us! Obrigada! PILOT Crew

97%

Awesome hostel. As soon as you enter, you just get a great vibe about the place. Staff and the people you meet there are so friendly and fun. They organize pub crawls and dinners, plus they have deals with restaurants and wine tasting all around the city to encourage you to try new places and be rewarded with free drinks. I stayed in the loft style room on the third floor/attic which meant going down to the second floor to use the washroom and showers but the room itself was nice.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hey ! Thank you for your kind review. Your response is exactly what we are aiming for here and we are more than happy to hear that we we're able to provide you delightful experience. Obrigada! PILOT Crew

100%

Great design , people are allways cleaning, and the staff is incredible! I had an amazing night. Thank you guys

  • 27th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hey ! Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to review our hostel. We are always glad to hear that our friendly and safe hostel helped make your experience in Porto memorable. On behalf of the hostel, we look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Obrigada! PILOT Crew

97%

Best choice of a hostel.We stayed there for 4 nights and we were more than pleased.The facilities are modern,the staff incredibly friendly and welcoming,very helpful as well.The atmosphere is amazing for young people,the have so many activities,every night is like a party there,you get the chance to actually meet your roomates and hang out with them too!Only drawback is that the room was a bit noisy 'cause it's in a busy neighbourhood and kinda hot inside.But we didn't really mind !

  • 26th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Greece
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hey ! Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to review our hostel. We are always glad to hear that our friendly and safe hostel helped make your experience in Porto memorable. On behalf of the hostel, we look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Obrigada! PILOT Crew

91%

Very helpful and friendly staff... Great interior design, clean & comfy beds...

  • 26th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Turkey
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hey ! Thank you for your kind review. Your response is exactly what we are aiming for here and we are more than happy to hear that we we're able to provide you delightful experience. Obrigada! PILOT Crew

91%

Great location, friendly staff, great common space. The wifi was spotty however and the top room where I stayed has super low ceilings of some of the beds, which is uncomfortable at times. Otherwise, a great spot

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hey ! We were sorry to learn that you found our room a little bit too cosy. Because of our central localization, the building is typical traditional Portuguese architecture. Therefore with the constraint dimensions we try to create the most comfortable room arrangements for our guests with the beds, lockers, side furniture and individual seats. We gladly listen to all comments both positive and constructive in order to improve our hostel.We hope to welcome you another time!Obrigada! PILOT Crew

97%

Awesome crew, facilities and atmosphere. Best hostel I have ever been!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hey ! Thank you for staying with us, and for sharing your lovely review of our hostel. I am glad to learn you had an exceptional time with us ! The music, ambience, free shots, and tasty Portuguese cuisine create unforgettable experiences, and we are proud to have them on our property. We hope to welcome you again in the future- obrigada! PILOT Crew

94%

By far the cleanest hostel I have yet to stay in, you can see them cleaning all the time. Great atmosphere, perfect location, good city tour, and the pub crawl includes dinner. My room was a little small for 4 people and got really hot, but not that big of a deal. Super friendly and outgoing staff, they definitely make you feel at home. Would definitely stay again!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hey ! Thank you for staying with us, and for sharing your lovely review of our hostel. I am glad to learn you had an exceptional time with us and had the opportunity to try our homemade lunch/dinner. The music, ambience, free shots, and tasty Portuguese cuisine create unforgettable experiences, and we are proud to have them on our property. We hope to welcome you again in the future- obrigada! PILOT Crew

100%

It was the best hostel i have ever stayed..the staff really makes tou feel home. thank you!!

  • 24th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • South Korea
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hey ! Thank you for your kind review. Your response is exactly what we are aiming for here and we are more than happy to hear that we we're able to provide you delightful experience! Obrigada! PILOT Crew

89%

This hostel is an amazing deal for it's price. It's so clean and cool and has so many extra features like free wine tasting and free welcome drinks. There's so many activities that they organize, too, like pub crawls and surf lessons.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hey!Thank you for your kind words. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our facilities and had a chance to go on the walking tour and pub crawl! Thank you for your suggestion! We hope to welcome you again soon! OBRIGADA! PILOT Crew

100%

Great staff!!! Great hostel with the best pubcrawl .


100%

we had a great time, everything was amazing and the hostel was very clean.

  • 21st May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


91%

It is a decent hostel. Very good for its money and everyone was very friendly. I really liked the terrace. Free walking tour (guide was a guy) was pretty good and in general I would love to come back if I go back to Porto!


100%

Good location just a few minutes from Aliados and Trindade metro stations. The staff is really helpful and atmosphere is nice as well

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hey ! Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to review our hostel. We are always glad to hear that our friendly and safe hostel helped make your experience in Porto memorable. On behalf of the hostel, we look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Obrigada! PILOT Crew

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