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PILOT Design Hostel & Bar

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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We love this Hostel!

It gets our thumbs up for consistently high guest reviews.

Property Description

**The Most Popular Hostel in Porto 2019 Hoscar Winner**
**The Most Popular Hostel in Porto 2018 Hoscar Winner**
**The Most Popular Hostel in Porto 2017 Hoscar Winner**

We are the Trendiest and Most Popular Hostel in Porto and we will give you the Best Holiday Experience in town.
Modern, Super Fun, Comfortable, Clean, Perfectly Located at Historical Center and Bar & Lounge 24H Open.
We will change the way you see hostels!

Designed to be one of the top modern hostels in the World, we are devoted to client satisfaction and to providing you the best holiday experience ever. You will never forget the amazing time you will spend with us in our city.

With our Tours, we will show you the city by day and night. We will go through the historic center, riverside area, port wine spot, buildings of architectural interest and art street. We will also point you out all the surf spots, all information about the ‘el camino S. Tiago’ and any other you may want to know.

If you'd rather relax or have fun at the hostel, we also have some surprises waiting for you. You can hang out in our 24h Bar & Lounge where you can meet people, chat, relax, watch a movie or football game, use our guest computer and free Wi-Fi or even play with our Guitars !

We have a great Terrace - with foosball table and an amazing Waterfall - here you can have breakfast in the morning, chill out during afternoon and party by night.

The rooms are clean and super comfortable, with not only the beds and individual lockers but also a sideboard and a few seats so that you can relax and socialize in the comfort of your privacy. The bathrooms are cleaned every hour to ensure you will never find them less than perfectly clean. We always go the extra mile in our effort to make your holiday experience simply the best.

The city center, historic main monuments and sizzling nightspots are within a 2 minute walk, which make your visit easy and pleasant. At the same time, we are in a quiet area so, despite the fact that we are so close to the nightlife, you can still get a good night sleep. It really is the Perfect Location. We also have several supermarkets and some of the best and affordable restaurants in a 5 minute walk.

If there is something you need, anytime day or night, our staff is happy to assist you at anytime. In fact, if you hang around the bar for a couple of minutes, they will socialize with you and invite you to join them and other guests in some games.


We also have a Surf Board and Bicycles ready for a spin.
Public transport: metro, train and bus within 5 minute walk.

24h Reception & Bar
Check in: 3:00 pm
Check out: 11.00 am
Late Check out: 14:00 pm
FREE WIFI
FREE Guest Computer
FREE Sports Channel
FREE Maps & Tips
FREE Linen
FREE Hair Dryer
FREE Coffee, Tea, Homemade Lemonade & Ice-Tea
FREE Smiles & Happy Mood
FREE Luggage Storage
FREE Personal locker in the room

Snack Bar [24 hours]
Breakfast buffet [7.30 to 11.00 am]
Hot showers [24 hours]
Events & Entertainment
We accept group bookings
Method of Payment upon arrival: Credit and Debit Cards, Cash
Taxes not included - Municipal Tourist tax 2.00€ per person, per night.

No meals or drinks included

Cancellation Policy: 3 day before arrival. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay. View House Rules

Overview

Just a few minutes' walk from downtown Porto, PILOT Design Hostel & Bar gives you an action-packed stay in this pretty city. Our bar and lounge is open 24 hours, so you can share travel tales over a beer, relax with a movie or pick up one of our guitars for a jam session any time you like. We also have bikes for rent, street art tours and trips over to the famous port wine cellars – plus surf boards if you want to check out some of the country's best breaks. If you'd rather hang out at the hostel, you can get some sun on our terrace, where you'll find a foosball table and a waterfall!

Location

You'll be ideally located for seeing Porto's highlights. We're only a few minutes' walk from lively bars, but on a quiet street so you get a peaceful night's sleep. Walk 8 minutes to the 18th-century Clérigos Tower or 6 minutes to Livraria Lello (one of the world's most beautiful bookstores). It takes under 60 minutes to reach us from Porto Airport by bus, and we're a six-minute walk from where the shuttle stops. Arriving by rail? We're under 15 minutes' walk from São Bento station, and 13 minutes by public transport from Campanhã station.

Rooms and Dorms

We've got a range of mixed and female-only dorms, and our comfy beds each have their own individual locker. Each room also has a sideboard and chairs so you can chill out with your room mates. Bed linen is included in the price (leave your sleeping bag at home!) and our showers are hot 24 hours a day. We clean our bathrooms every hour, too.

Extras and activities

We've got Wi-Fi throughout the hostel, and a guest computer so you can print off boarding cards and tour tickets. Get to know everyone on the free walking tour every morning, where you'll really get a feel for the city. Come back later in the evening for one of our epic pub crawls.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.4

  • Security 9.6

  • Location 9.6

  • Staff 9.5

  • Atmosphere 9.2

  • Cleanliness 9.2

  • Facilities 9.1


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    15 Jul 2019
    Staff are really accommodating and friendly and overall a great atmosphere! Best hostel I’ve stayed in so far!!! Would definitely come back!
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    15 Jul 2019
    Great hostel! A really warm and welcoming place with great facilities. Also close to the station so easy to reach all attractions from.
    Australia, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    14 Jul 2019
    Where do I start? This is one of the BEST hostels I've ever stayed at! Ana and Barbara made my stay especially great! They're beyond friendly and got everyone excited for the pub crawls and other activities around the hostel! The hostel is set up in a way that makes it SUPER easy for solo travellers and all travellers to meet each other! The facilities were super clean and there were lots of spaces to chill after a day of touring! The bar was also serving up cheap drinks 24/7!
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    14 Jul 2019
    Lovely sunday. Lovely stay, lovely hostel !
    Mexico, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    11 Jul 2019
    What makes this place exceptional are the wonderful staff.... Very very very genuine!!
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    07 Jul 2019
    One of the best hostel experiences I've ever had! The location is perfect; you can get down to the river in about 5-10 minutes and there are tons of restaurants and sites within the area. The hostel offers a free walking tour every day and pub crawl every night (as long as at least 5 people sign up). The staff is extremely knowledgable and helpful, the facility is very clean, and it is very easy to make new friends in the common area. I highly recommend this hostel! Thank you Pilot staff!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    09 Jul 2019
    Comfortable beds, solid wifi and a decent bar. Walkable to most tourist attractions. Staff is really helpful, go above and beyond to help you out. I enjoyed my sojourn. Thanks
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    08 Jul 2019
    Thanks for letting me crash on the couch when I missed my bus 😅 great location and beds were comfy!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    09 Jul 2019
    It was a fantastic hostel. The social spaces are great, making very easy to make friends as a solo traveller. There is a bar for partying and the terrace for chilling and chatting. The staff know what they’re talking about and are very friendly/helpful. The pub crawl is so worthwhile, so fun and great value for money. Shout out to Andre for being best hype man for pub crawls! The only thing that wasn’t great was how hot it got in the 12 bed dorm. I highly recommend!
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1

    Superb

    13 Jul 2019
    Great hostel, comfortable beds and attentive staff. Private shower and bathroom as well as cubicles. However very little space between the beds in he 8 bed dorm, making it quite difficult to pack and organise belongings etc
    England, Female, 18-24
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free City Tour
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Towels Not Included
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Express check-in / out
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Luggage Storage
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Foosball
  • Wi-Fi


Awards

  • 2019

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Porto

  • 2018

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Porto

  • 2017

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Porto

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