Here's a look at the best hostels in Porto, Portugal! Portugal's northern capital is an underrated destination, with lots to do in a relatively small city. It's a great starting point for a backpacking trip through Portugal and worth staying for at least two or three nights.
Let us talk about prices. Here is a graph showing you average prices for a bed in a dorm and for a private room. Simply mouse-over to see rates for each month.
Prices can vary a lot, especially on high-season, weekends, and special holidays such as New Years Eve.
Gallery Hostel & Home is an award-winning boutique hostel tucked away in the heart of Porto's art district, considered to be one of the best in the city and the world.
Set in a 19th-century building, the hostel offers recently renovated, modern, air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi, a 24-hour front desk, a lounge area, a terrace, and a communal fully-equipped kitchen.
Gallery Hostel & Home's restaurant serves up a full continental breakfast and a wide range of Portuguese dishes with a contemporary twist paired with Portuguese wine. The modern ambiance, with art adorning the walls, allows guests to enjoy a thoughtful selection of cocktails, wines, and snacks.
Guests are also invited to take advantage of the lounge area, where they can play board games, read a book, or access computers and the internet. The friendly staff also organizes free walking tours to explore the city.
Type of Dorms and Rooms in this Porto Hostel: Standard Double or Twin Room, 3,4 and 6 Bed Mixed Dormitory Room, 6-Bed Female Dormitory Room.
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They make Hostel One Ribeira a special place for solo travelers to connect and explore. Their staff are travelers too, and they are more than just a place to party. They'll cook dinner, take you on adventures, and share their expertise on Porto.
They have all the amenities to make your stay comfortable and fun. A fully equipped kitchen, terrace, common areas, laundry facilities, personal lockers, and outlets and lights in all rooms. Plus, no curfew, so you can come and go as you please.
Hostel One Ribeira is conveniently located near the Porto Cathedral, in the old town's core. Their medieval building is like a little castle, and they are close to other attractions like São João Theatre, Clerigos Tower and shopping streets, bars, and restaurants.
Type of Dorms and Rooms in this Porto Hostel: Standard Twin Room, 4 and 6 Bed Mixed Dormitory Room, Double Room, Basic Triple Room, Twin Room with Private Bathroom.
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The Passenger Hostel is an award-winning renovation project that boasts incredibly comfortable and cozy rooms and well-equipped facilities. As a proud recipient of the Green Key Award, they have adopted many eco-friendly solutions in order to be both efficient and respectful of the environment.
The Passenger Hostel offers private and shared accommodation, a bar, and free WiFi access. All dorm rooms come with a private locker, a curtain for added privacy, a bedside power socket, and a light. Shared bathrooms come with a shower, a hairdryer, and access for all guests.
There's also a shared kitchen and a washing machine, and a tumble dryer. The Bar and Lounge area offers a great place to relax and enjoy a drink, while the area offers plenty of dining options.
Found in São Bento Train Station, one of the most iconic buildings in Porto, which has also been classified as World Heritage by UNESCO, the Passenger Hostel is a stone's throw away from many of the city's landmarks. These include Aliados Avenue, Clérigos Tower, the Douro riverside, and Galerias de Paris street - all of which can be reached in a short walk.
Type of Dorms and Rooms in this Porto Hostel: Double Room with Shared Bathroom, Family Suite, Triple Room with Shared Bathroom, Family Room with Shared Bathroom, 10-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room, 10-Bed Female Dormitory Room, Twin Room with Shared Bathroom.
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Caruma Hostel is a beach-city symbiotic surf hostel located in Matosinhos, a short distance from the beach, surf breaks, spots, shops, cafes, bars, local restaurants, and a metro station.
They offer open space shared rooms and private suites, a fully-equipped kitchen, and free WiFi, perfect for surfers, travelers, artists, tourists, and families to relax after a day of surfing or exploring the city Porto.
Surrounding the hostel are plenty of activities to enjoy, from taking a stroll to riding a bike or scooter, with 'Anemona' at the end of their street and Parque da Cidade only 6 minutes away. Matosinhos is the heart of traditional seafood restaurants but also offers Mediterranean and Asian gastronomy.
Caruma Surf Hostel & Suites is beachfront accommodation 1 km from Matosinhos Beach, featuring free bikes, a shared lounge, a terrace, a shared kitchen, an ATM, and free WiFi throughout. The property is non-smoking and is located 1.6 km from Castelo do Queijo.
Type of Dorms and Rooms in this Porto Hostel: 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room, Standard Double Room with Shared Bathroom, Double Room with Private Bathroom.
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Porto Wine Hostel brings together classic Portuguese architecture and the famous Port Wine for a truly unique experience. Visitors to the hostel are welcomed with a glass of Port Wine, and provided with complimentary maps and info about the city, nearby attractions, and tours.
The hostel's first floor features a common living room, kitchen, and bathroom, as well as a balcony with a beautiful view of Cordoaria Garden and Clerigos Tower. The Wine Hostel Bar is the perfect spot to sample the famous Port Wine as well as delicious Port Wine cocktails.
Here, guests can socialize, unwind with a movie or game, and even play the piano or guitar. Guests can also borrow books and play board games here.
The upper level of the hostel boasts an original skylight, while the private rooms and dormitories are decorated in a classically Portuguese style, with high ceilings, natural light, fans and heaters, individual lockers, and comfortable beds.
Type of Dorms and Rooms in this Porto Hostel: 4, 6 and 8 Bed Mixed Dormitory Room, Double Room, Double Room with Garden View.
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Sweet Swell in Porto offers guests a garden and an ideal location near Oporto Coliseum, City Market Bolhao, Lello Bookshop, and Paris Galleries Street.
Perfect for a relaxing getaway, this property is set in the Bonfim district and features a beautiful, clean, and comfortable apartment with a fully stocked kitchen, chic design, and cozy atmosphere. Guests are sure to appreciate the lovely host and all the thoughtful touches, making for an unforgettable stay.
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Lost Inn Porto Hostel is a part of their small chain of hostels, which started with the Lost Inn Lisbon Hostel. Based in the old town district of Porto, the hostel can be found in front of the Sé, and is a short walk from the São Bento train & underground stations, as well as the most lively spots of Porto.
This hostel has a completely refurbished traditional building, boasting stone walls, remarkable wooden ceilings, and Portuguese tiles on the facade.
Each room and bed is new and cozy, providing the same comforting atmosphere and vibe as Lost Inn Lisbon. The Lost Inn Porto Hostel provides air-conditioned rooms, a lounge, free Wi-Fi, a terrace, a shared kitchen, a 24-hour reception, and storage for luggage.
A continental or buffet breakfast is available for guests. There's also a darts board for entertainment. With a bar and close proximity to several sights, the hostel is around 500 m from Ribeira Square, 600 m from Palacio da Bolsa, and 400 m from Ferreira Borges Market.
Type of Dorms and Rooms in this Porto Hostel: 4, 8 and 12 Bed Mixed Dormitory Room, 12-Bed Female Dormitory Room, Superior Suite, 4-Bed Private Ensuite, Suite.
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Being Porto Hostel offers travelers a unique accommodation experience in Porto. Located just 100 m from Ferreira Borges Market, 200 m from Palacio da Bolsa, and a short walk from Aliados Avenue, Dom Luis I Bridge, and the UNESCO World Heritage site, Ribeira, the hostel offers shared and private accommodation and a shared lounge.
The shared dining area features exposed stone walls and a kitchen allowing guests to prepare their meals. The reception staff can keep travelers' luggage from 07:30 to 23:00.
The familiar, relaxed, and cozy environment of Being Porto Hostel was created by the two brothers who managed the hostel and wanted to give their guests a place to feel at home.
Type of Dorms and Rooms in this Porto Hostel: Triple Room with Shared Bathroom, Double Room, 4 and 6 Bed Mixed Dormitory Room, Double Room with Shared Bathroom, 4-Bed Female Dormitory Room, Small Double Room with Private Bathroom, Twin Room with Private External Bathroom.
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