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Tattva Design Hostel Reviews

Rua do Cativo 26-28, Porto, Portugal

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93%

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2250 Total Reviews
  • 93%Value For Money
  • 95%Security
  • 94%Location
  • 94%Staff
  • 90%Atmosphere
  • 92%Cleanliness
  • 94%Facilities

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94%

Thoroughly enjoyed my stay here! The staff were super friendly! Decent bathrooms and beds. Curtains around the beds were a nice touch. Key card entry into the lockers was a cool feature!


100%

Stayed in 7 or 8 different hostels all over Spain and Portugal this summer and Tattva was by far the best one.


100%

Best hostel! Every bed has an own curtain and fan which is pretty awesome !


97%

Great Hostel. Friendly place - staff engaging. Lively always. Porto was fun, stay was all too short.


69%

You cannot hide dirty bathrooms, stinky carpets and rare washed curtains behind designed chairs and fancy lamps. Everyday cleaning lady visited our room, but only to make the bed (not change the sheets), so it was unneccesary visits. Bathroom was terrible - don't touch anything if you dont want be sick. Also the smell of the cusions above the bed was awful. I can not recommand :(


100%

It's definitely one of the best hostels I've seen yet but sometimes it failed on some of the more core aspects. For example: the kitchen was very good but lacked good pans. The ones they have are old and sometimes miss a handle. There should be more plates to serve food on in that particular kitchen as well. Apart from that you should really get rid of those cats on the balcony. Also: 8 euros for washing is quite a lot. Maybe make it cheaper? Nonetheless a great hostel, keep it up!


91%

A wonderful hostel! Fantastic atmosphere fostered by the staff that influences everyone staying there. The facilities are wonderful and always clean! And the included breakfast is far more than your standard white bread & cereal. The only tiny thing that wasn't great was the wifi, however it is still usable. If they improved the wifi this would be an almost perfect hostel!


100%

This was a great hostel especially for someone traveling on their own. There is plenty of activities and they throw a staff dinner and a pub crawl every night which made it easy for someone on their own to meet new people. The beds come with lockers a curtain and powerpoints. George the bar tender there is an absolute legend, made us some of the best combinations of drinks I've ever had. My on criticism would be that the wi-fi was not the best! Thanks for the stay will definitely be back

  • 9th Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


91%

Beautiful hostel! The staff had a lot of great recommendations and know the area really well! Very relaxing hostel.


100%

Very nice hostel, staffs are nice. Dinner with staff is a nice activity not just for having traditional porto cusine, but also to meet new people and spend a nice time.. ALso owner of the hostel is really nice woman :) Design of the hostel is very cute... No bad comment..

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


97%

Tattva is great!! The rooms are spacious, clean and comfy. All beds have privacy curtains, a fan, lights and power points. The staff are super friendly and make an effort to chat to you. When you check in someone give your a tour and takes you to your room. The activities (walking tours, dinners etc.) are great. I couldn't recommend Tattva more! If I'm back in Porto I'll be back!!


97%

Really cool hostel in the centre of Porto - the staff are really friendly and welcoming! The bedrooms are amazing, each bunk has a locker for security and a curtain for privacy and the mattresses feel brand new! They have dinners most nights, which are really fun and the staff come and share a meal and some drinks with you. Great rooftop terrace!


86%

Very close to the train station but be prepared for the hills of Porto. Roof terrace was lovely but seems to have an ongoing battle with stray cats. Staff appeared friendly but a few weren't overly helpful in problem solving. Otherwise a well thought out hostel, large lockers big enough for all belongings, curtains around beds, fans on all beds, air conditioning, decent free breakfast. Close to the centre of town. Bit confused about the difference in price of alcohol between reception & bar


100%

Tattva was incredibly in every way. Beautiful facilities, lively atmosphere with the ability to meet lots of people and right downtown to see all the sights and go out at night. Would definitely stay here again when coming back to Porto. Highly recommended!


100%

Great hostel!!! Perfect location, a lot of group activities available, the rooms and beds are extremely comfortable and the staff is definitely the great diferencial! Thanks everybody for the excellent reception! :)

  • 31st Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Portugal
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


94%

Everything was fine ! Had a great stay!


100%

So much fun at Tattva Hostel! The employees were simply fantastic and everything was excellent and well organized. My friend and I strongly recommend this place for those who want to visit Porto. Great atmosphere and wonderful people (Thank you André for your delicious pancakes!)


71%

Very good beds, comfortable. Just a bit of a sterile atmosphere I think.


80%

Staff is amazing!


97%

Tattva was an amazing experience! We couldn't believe how well run the place was, the staff became our friends and helped us with everything, location was was perfect close to everything! The breakfast was incredible!!! It felt like a luxury hotel but had the atmosphere of a cozy hostel. Best hostel hostel we have ever been to. Porto was so much fun because of Tattva :) you have to stay here if you can its so worth it! Thank you so much everyone at Tattva, you guys are amazing :D


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