Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Guimarães, Portugal. You can choose from 5 Guimarães hostels. In total, there are 9 cheap places to stay in Guimarães such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $17 for a dorm.
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 Guimarães, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
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Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.
Travelling on your own to Guimarães? Fabulous!
Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Guimarães alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Guimarães. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.
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 Guimarães. To help you make friends with Guimarães before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Guimarães, in the north of Portugal one hour away from Porto and a half-hour to Braga, is of the most historical places in Portugal; the independence movement happened this city in the twelfth century and Portugal was also recognized around that time as an independent country thanks to the events of the independence movement.
The city offers many kinds of Guimarães hostels and accommodation. The nightlife in Guimarães kicks in mostly at weekends, and in the city center, Oliveira and Santiago Square offer you a diversity of pubs where you can hang out at night time -- look for a Guimarães hostel in this area if you wish to be close to all the action.
The city isn't that big, but it's enough to keep you busy for three or four days; you can find many attractions like old buildings from the fifteenth century, and some green parks, castles, and many historical monuments. The city itself offers you cultural options, with an accessible price usually. A good way to enjoy the city is by walking -- and on a sunny day riding a bicycle could be enjoyable as well -- but this city offers you large paths, walking through this impressive UNESCO Heritage site from the fifteenth century, you can feel like you're walking back into history. On the top of Guimarães, you will fond the Mountain of Penha, where you can have a panoramic view of the city and enjoy the nature near town.
Guimarães is a place where you will find welcoming people -- the city was recently named a European capital of culture; it's not a metropolitan city but surely has many things to offer you. If you're looking to enjoying a city and feel cozy, Guimarães could be a good option, because of its culture, people, and rich history.
Written by local enthusiast for Guimarães hostels Maciel
There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Guimarães. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Guimarães. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?
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Hostel Prime Guimaraes is the best hostel in Guimarães for families.
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HI Guimaraes - Pousada de Juventude is the best rated hostel in Guimarães for female solo travellers.
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Pack smart, not hard
Hostel? Check! Now le0t's have at your hostel packing list for Guimarães and Portugal.
You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:
These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.