Hostels in Estoril, Portugal

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Get to know Estoril (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Estoril. To help you make friends with Estoril before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Estoril, most famous for its sandy beaches and perfect conditions for sea tourism, is traditionally regarded as the resort for the rich upper class not only in Portugal but in other Western European countries. That eventually reflects on the prices, which are noticeably higher than for other Portuguese resorts. However, you are visiting one of the best summer resorts in Europe. Since the early twentieth century, the picturesque coast on the outskirts of Estoril has been one of the attractions of Portuguese tourism. The center of Estoril consists essentially of hotels along palm-lined avenues and ends with a beach.

The landmark of Estoril is the Casino Estoril, founded in the early thirties. It has been featured in many movies, including one of the James Bond movie franchise. It is worth visiting even if you do not like gambling. There are jazz and film festivals in the summer. If you are a fan of high speeds, you need to visit the Estoril Circuit, on which F1 races used to be held, and which is still a home of Moto GP races. Although it is recommended to visit Estoril in the summer, you will not regret visiting it during the rest of the year, either.

There are not so many hostels in Estoril, but their numbers are more than sufficient. As most tourists visit Estoril in the summer, there are many Estoril hostels that operate only during the summer season. Estoril is a relatively small place, so Estoril hostels are not located very far from each other. Of course, there are some Estoril hostels that are very close to the beach, but generally, there are no hostels in Estoril that have a superior location. Estoril hostels are not very cheap and finding an inexpensive place to stay in the high summer season can be very hard, and even impossible.

Written by local enthusiast for Estoril hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Estoril hostels George Traveller

FAQ about Estoril Hostels

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Your Packing List for Estoril

Your Packing List for Estoril

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Estoril Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Estoril, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
3 Total number of hostels
1 Party hostels in Estoril
Backpackers Hostel Portugal is the best rated
5.1 Average rating of all hostels

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