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The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

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Hostel Prime Guimares Lda

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Set deep in the middle of Guimaraes, our Hostel primes for its Familiar hospitality and for its location as it is very close to all main attractions such as Toural Square, Middle Age historical center UNESCO World Heritage, City Market and Cultural Black Factory, Bus Terminal and modern Guimarães shopping, Plataforma das Artes, Cultural Center Vila Flor, Train Station, Castle and Duke’s Palace, Cable Car, Sports and Cultural Pavillion Multiusos

We work in a 17th Century house fully rebuilt in late 2011. Common room with sofas and dinning tables, kitchenette for small meals, a computer available for guests with internet, Cable TV, Play Station and National Geographic magazines. Free wi-fi access all over the house.
Many restaurants, cafes, ''pastelarias'', ATM machines, laundry, etc, are placed within 2 minutes walk.

Every Fridays we have open air market just 50 metres from Hostel, where you can get big bargains on clothes, shoes, house garments, furniture, etc. Second hand flee market every 1rst and 3rd Sunday of each month.

Our city is famous for traditional Dishes, Wines and Celebrations. Gualterianas festival is 120 years old and Nicolinas date to the 14th century, a giant parade organized by students in November. During Easter, the Procession of Santos Passos is organized already for 498 years.

Guimaraes is a UNESCO World Heritage since 2001.
Guimaraes was 2012 European Capital of Culture and is now 2013 European City of Sports.

Besides, Guimaraes is a perfect base to explore Iron Age villages around the city and also to visit Peneda Geres National Park, a real paradise in Earth (by bus or by renting a car for about 30 euros).

There's direct bus transfer between Guimaraes-Oporto Airport-Guimaraes, 7 days per week, 9 times per day, 50 minutes trip,

Come, meet Guimaraes and stay with us!! You won't regret it!!!
Please note:

Breakfast 2,50 euros per person/day
Towels 1,50 euros each View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.3

  • Security 9.3

  • Location 9.8

  • Staff 9.1

  • Atmosphere 8.2

  • Cleanliness 9.7

  • Facilities 8.6


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    16 Jul 2019
    It's a very good hostel with historical atmosphere. Good location, services and facilities.
    Taiwan China, Mixed Group, 41+
  • 10.0

    Superb

    23 Jun 2019
    My stay at Prime Guimares was amazing. Every one was so helpful and very interested to make my stay as pleasant as possible.
    Switzerland, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    06 Jun 2019
    Beautiful hostel five minutes walk from the bus station and shopping centre. Add another 10 minutes to the railway station. The main square is 2 minutes walk away with a load of bars / restaurants etc... The staff were extremely helpful and the building is absolutely spotless. Huge kitchen and lounge area for cooking, using the internet , chilling etc.....I was there for 4 nights in June 2019 for the two England football matches . Really glad I chose this hostel.
    England, Male, 41+
  • 9.7

    Superb

    01 Jul 2019
    The hostel is run by a family. They are SUPER SUPER SUPER NICE and very informative. They are very excited about their city and they are a wealth of information about their city and their country. The hostel kitchen is extremely well equipped and it is very clean. Great value for money. It is close to the bus station and historic center. Both are an easy walk. The only downside (maybe) is that the room was a bit hot. They could use a few working fans in the summer. Other than that, I LOVE it!
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 9.7

    Superb

    03 Dec 2018
    I really enjoyed my stay in Guimaraes. A beautiful city . Hostel was nice! Beautiful old building. Very clean. Very nice staff. There is a common sitting area. All the tips they gave me where great as well
    Netherlands, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    24 Nov 2018
    I really enjoyed my stay! I stayed during the off-season, there were nearly no travelers. However, I felt amazingly welcomed during my stay, the owner of the hostel was very nice and made me feel welcome from the the moment I arrived. The best about this hostel were the volunteers, they were super friendly and it felt like visiting old friends. Thank you so much for welcoming me so nicely! One can really feel the love put in this hostel. The only downside was that it was a bit too cold
    Luxembourg, Male, 18-24
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    16 Jun 2019
    The location was very good and the room and bathroom was very clean. The staff was available by phone when we were there, they had just experienced a very busy month with full bookings, so I understand the lack of service. I do recommend this hostel for a visit to Guimaraes.
    USA, Couple, 41+
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    14 Apr 2019
    I just came there for one night so I didn't used a lot the faciities but the kitchen was great The hostel felt pretty empty, and the volunteer was super cute That's it pretty much
    Israel, Female, 25-30
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    20 Jul 2019
    Totally alright, bit lame beds and the fan didn't function on the top floor but an OK choice for a night. Nice people working there though!
    Norway, Male, 25-30
  • 6.9

    Good

    05 Aug 2019
    It said that the reception would open at 10am, but at 1:30pm when we left it was still closed, quite unprofessional. Other than that it's an acceptable hostel for the price, centrally located and clean enough. There are no plugs easily accesible from the top bunks, and at night the interior feels kind of creepy for some reason.
    Spain, Female, 18-24
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Cots Available
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Microwave
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
Services
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
Entertainment
  • DVD's
  • PlayStation
  • Wi-Fi


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