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Urban Garden Hostel Reviews

Rua Camilo Castelo Branco n 2C, Lisbon, Portugal

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94%

Rating
691 Total Reviews
  • 95%Value For Money
  • 97%Security
  • 92%Location
  • 96%Staff
  • 96%Atmosphere
  • 94%Cleanliness
  • 90%Facilities

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100%

I honestly can't fault this place. I've traveled for 8 weeks and this is by far the BEST hostel I have stayed in! I was so sad to leave. The atmosphere here is amazing - as soon as you walk in the door the staff make you feel at home. The free pancakes for breakfast are such a bonus. It's so cool just to chill in the lounge or outside, and the staff always join. This was the most social hostel I have been to. I want to go back!!


100%

By far the best hostel I've stayed in! Everything was fantastic, the beds are huge, the location is great, the staff are amazing, the whole hostel is cleaned thoroughly and daily. The €5 dinners (with a free beer!) are delicious and are a great opportunity to meet other people in the hostel. Wifi, computer and tv facilities (with 1000 movies to choose from!) are all fantastic! Pub crawl and free walking tour are also a must. Thanks for a great time urban garden!!!!

  • 12th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


86%

Will and the team are awesome and make sure everyone feels at home and has a good time. Just a great atmosphere.


100%

We arrived at the hostel greeted by with complementary check-in beers with the warmest of welcomes! In the evening we played a round of flip cup, and had a BBQ outside then got taken out on the town... Free shots bought by the hostel too. We stayed in another hostel in Lisbon as we only booked a couple of nights at urban which was NOTHING in comparison. An all round banger. Sarah, Louisa and Camie x

  • 9th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

King size bunks, very confortable! Great hostel, great environment, the Staff was really nice too! It's really close to the centre and only a few minutes from the subway station. The room was a bit warm but nothing exaggerated. I'll repeat, for sure!


100%

Everything was just amazing


86%

good hostel


100%

Places you stay impact a city heaps so basically, if you´re ready to love Lisbon, stay here. Everything was excellent, from the giant beds, cleanliness, security, and super delish pancakes for brekkie every morning, through to the gnarly staff and rad common areas which made striking up a convo crazy easy especially for a solo traveller like myself. It´s got a perfect mix of crazy nights and chilled out vibes and even check in beers; how could you go wrong. Keep up the good work, cats:) Shae x


100%

This Hostel was wonderful, the staff are great and create a wonderful family atmosphere. Highly recommend.

  • 1st Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

This hostel is awesome! I've stayed for 3 nights with a friend and we really enjoyed it. The atmosphere was excellent, there was always something happening in the common room and we had many nice conversations with other guests. The staff was very friendly and helpful and gave us a few good tipps what todo in Lisbon. I would definitively recommend the walking tour, it was super awesome. Dinner (5€) was mostly portuguese food and pretty tasty. Greetings to Will & team, keep up the good work.! :)


100%

We had an amazing stay at the Urban Garden Hostel. They made us feel incredibly welcome and helped us with things like booking taxis etc .We came back for a final day stay after boom festival and it felt like coming home! The feeling of community and family is great and the pancake breakfast is amazing!! We will definitely be returning again and will recommend to anyone coming to Lisbon. Thank you for your amazing hospitality Tamara, Rebecca, Patrick, John and Will Love Tammy, Joe + Joie xxx

  • 30th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Mixed Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)


94%

Totally recommend the free walking tour with Kate! She is knowledgeable about the city and has a great spunky personality. Awesome environment - there was a huge lounge so it was very easy to talk to people and I had no probably making friends there (I was a solo female traveler). One of the nights there was a guitar jamming session and it was nice to hear the guests play and share their musical talent. The staff really cares for you and are super sweet. Thank you for the pancakes!!


97%

Awesome hostel, queen beds!! Always something happening in the common room, staff are so helpful and the pancake breakfast was perfect for hangovers. Cheers to Will and the crew, keep up the good work.


97%

One of the best hostels I've ever been to. In every way. Thanks Phil and staff for this excellent stay. We'll be back!


94%

Only 2 very small issues, the showers are pretty tight.. the showers themselves are nice good hot water and pressure, just hanging clothes and towel and changing can be a bit tricky. 2nd thing was the top bunks, I stayed in two different beds and both made noise from small movements. I don't no if it is every bed as I didn't notice it while sleeping, just noticed mine sometimes was uncomfortable with changing positions while sleeping to not wake anyone else up.

  • 26th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


89%

If you're a vegetarian there is no 5€ comune meal that you can eat. There was no wifi in my dorm... Other than that very good hostel with nice decoration. The night watch is chill to hangout with.


100%

We intended to only stay one night here, but quickly changed our stay to two when we realized how comfortable and inviting this place was. The free pancake breakfast, huge beds, friendly atmosphere, and Friday night party made our stay in Lisbon an unforgettable one. Much thanks for the good time! -Hannah and Bella


94%

Information about Dinner was a bit off. Were told Dinner was about 6 pm, actually was at 9 pm. Everything else was super awesome ! Was pretty hard to find the Hostel but after that it was great. Great Staff all over the place.


89%

I was surprised at how enjoyable my stay was here. The staff was really friendly and the guests in the hostel were great as well! Really liked how clean the place was and I was shocked to find that for about $20 a night I was placed in a 10 mixed dorm, with a double sized bed! Amazing. Would definitely recommend others to come here. It's only a 15-20 min walk from Bairro Alto (main area for bars) and less than a 5 min walk from the nearest metro stop.

  • 18th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


91%

This hostel feels almost like a hotel, very good atmosphere, and if you want to relax, away from the parties, you can. Facilities are very clean, and the theater is a plus. Also the breakfast girls are very helpful and friendly, had a great time


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