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Rivoli Cinema Hostel

Book more than 3 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.

Hostelworld says

Rivoli Cinema Hostel was rated among the top five small hostels worldwide at the 2010 and 2011 Hoscars, and it's not hard to see why. Hostelworld guests say 'the location couldn't be better, located in a safe part of downtown, between the metro and the train station, the historical centre and the shopping street, all at a walking distance'. We like the whimsical film decor, especially the Tim Burton rooms. This hostel has a large rooftop terrace with a swimming pool and BBQ and travellers tell us it's 'very easy to mingle and meet people with the pub crawl and free city tour'.

Property Description

We welcome all the backpackers, travellers and guests who search for the unique experience of staying at the first cinema hostel in Portugal, right in the centre of Porto.
We’re set in a 1930s Art Deco-style building, full of character itself. It was designed by the same designer as for the amazing Lello Bookshop (considered the third most beautiful in the world). Although it preserves the charm of most original elements, it was carefully renovated to provide you high standards comfortable accommodation with updated infrastructure.
The whole Hostel is Movie Themed and we’ve carefully decorated all the common areas and rooms, making you feel at home with your newest big family while staying in a room themed after your favourite movie or director.
Our common areas include a fully equipped kitchen, a dining area and a large lounge where you can relax, have a drink, read, play video games on our PlayStation and Wii or watch satellite TV or one of our 300 DVDs.
If you prefer to be outside, we have an outstanding 150m² terrace where you can sunbath, BBQ, listen to music, party or just socialise with the others guests, including a seasonal Bar and relaxing pool.
Our renovated facilities, 24hr availability, cinema theme and friendly multilingual staff create an especially cosy and comfortable atmosphere. We have free Wi-Fi, netflix, free internet, free maps and travel advice, free walking tours and free luggage storage on arrival and departure as well as free continental breakfast and all-day coffee and tea! View House Rules
Best For: Central Location Meeting People

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.7

  • Security 9.8

  • Location 9.9

  • Staff 9.8

  • Atmosphere 9.0

  • Cleanliness 9.5

  • Facilities 9.3


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    07 Jan 2022
    One of the best hostels I’ve been to in my life. Clean, fun, staff was super helpful, and a nice free breakfast every morning. 100% recommend!
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    17 Dec 2021
    We loved it there! It is only 5-10 mins walking distance to everything you need. Even the busstation is nearby! For being so central the nights were quiet and you didnt hear other guests or the street.The breakfast was nice and it was clean. Everybody was very amazing and helpful. The general area is big enough to sit together and play board games or watch a movie from the hostels own selection. We can wholeheartly recommend it! Would love to stay there again, while visiting Porto.
    Germany, All Female Group, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    14 Dec 2021
    The stuff was very friendly and helpful. The hostel was really clean and the location is central. I can advise this hostel all the visitors of Porto.
    Turkey, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    08 Dec 2021
    Best hostel I’ve been to! It was so clean, the rooms were lovely and the atmosphere was wonderful! Lots of common areas that were great for socializing. Really nice breakfast and the staff were all sooo helpful. I hope I can stay here again!
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    06 Dec 2021
    Excellent place to stay! The breakfast was pretty simple but they always were on top of keeping things fresh. Super helpful and friendly. My favorite hostel experience in Portugual!
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    19 Jan 2022
    The staff are so friendly and welcoming :) the hostel has a very relaxed atmosphere, it’s a clean and comfortable environment. They also really follow COVID precautions, wearing masks etc so you feel safe. Oh and the breakfast is such a great bonus :) The shower was cold 🥶 and also it’s expensive to rent a towel so try and bring your own!
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    15 Jan 2022
    The most cleanlinest and Covid safe environment I have ever seen in a Hostel. Congratulation to the team!!!
    Canada, Male, 41+
  • 9.1

    Superb

    02 Jan 2022
    Great location. Breakfast with enough variety. Considering the price and what’s included, it’s a great hostel!
    Portugal, Female, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    17 Dec 2021
    Decent hostel with great staff. The vibe was not as social as I thought it would be. The lockers make a loud noise when they open which can be disturbing, however the beds are great since they are enclosed. Would recommend
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    06 Dec 2021
    Rooms were excellent, great location & very friendly staff. I visited off peak so it was very quiet. I'm sure it's excellent during the Summer when the rooftop is open!
    Ireland, Male, 31-40
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free City Tour
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Cots Available
  • Dryer
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Towels Not Included
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • ATM
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Wi-Fi


Awards

  • 2012

    5th, Worldwide Small Hostel

  • 2011

    5th, Worldwide Small Hostel

Nominations

  • 2012

    Worldwide Small Hostel

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Rivoli Cinema Hostel says

I think our hostel is perfect for guests travelling alone or in small groups of friends because, thanks to our huge indoor and outdoor common areas, it's really easy to make new friends here. It's also perfect for couples because of the romantic cinema-themed double rooms.
We're just next to the main city square, Aliados, and all the major historical attractions are less than five minutes' walk from here. I particularly recommend cisiting the Lello Bookshop, considered one of the top three most beautiful in the world and designed by the same architect as our building.
We've got tons of freebies, like our Wi-Fi, breakfast, walking tours, summertime swimming pool and much more.

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