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Porto Alive Hostel Reviews

Rua das Flores, 138, Porto, Portugal

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378 Total Reviews
  • 87%Value For Money
  • 89%Security
  • 95%Location
  • 91%Staff
  • 76%Atmosphere
  • 85%Cleanliness
  • 84%Facilities

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Wouldn't recommend. But still is a fine hostel for the price. The breakfast included is horrible.

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Nothing special, just a place to sleep.


The hostel is really central and you can go to the cool places at night easily. But the atmosphere in here is not really fun and the hostel is really dark. Nice place anyway.


It's a great place to stay and it's location and accessible to city center and metro make it the 'wanna stay place'.


Facilities were excellent and smack bam in the middle of the Sao bento area. Everyone was helpful. Great experience.


The hostel would be easier to find if there was a bigger and more obvious sign with the name. I walked past the building 3 times before I finally found it. Apart from that, all was very nice! Great staff (went out of their way to help me!), good breakfast and security system. Lightning needs fixing on the stairs because it was dark at night. Would stay again!


a very good hostel in the city center, you could go walking everywhere and the staff was very helpful! i totally recommend it to everyone!


Everything was OK and the staff (especially the girl in the morning shift) was very kind and helpful. Only two things to be criticized: 1) In the double rooms, Wi-Fi doesn't reach and 2) The last night we stayed, some people were speaking very loudly in the kitchen, and it could be heard in the whole building. It was hard to get some sleep and no one from the hostel staff seemed to care about this. For the rest, a nice hostel with good quality/price relation and perfect location.

  • 4th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Spain
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


Well located and very friendly staff


Only thing I didn't like was breakfast, was véry basic and very cheap stuff.


That hostel is really wonderful. I enjoyed my days there. :)

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the street located hostel is awesome :D

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We spent not so much time in a hostel, but for what we needed , it was really good. Thank You for everything! ;)

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This hostel is in a great location if you are looking for somewhere quiet to stay. Unfortunately the atmosphere was very dull when we were there and we found it quite boring. There was no music and the common room area was very dark and quiet. Other than that the hostel was great for just a place to sleep and in a great location.


Staff was nice and location was accessible to plenty of things on a nice street.

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