Hostels in Porto, Portugal

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

Guess what? Porto is also named and spelled Oporto - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Porto here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

FAQ about Porto Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Porto. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Porto. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

A hostel in Porto costs on average $27 for a dorm. A hostel in Porto with private rooms costs on average $85. shows all 43 Hostels in Porto. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.
Gallery Hostel Porto and CATS Porto Hostel are the best rated hostels in Porto for female solo travellers. compares prices for 43 hostel in Porto, Portugal. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Porto such as
  • 25 hotel
  • 46 guesthouse
  • 24 apartment

This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Porto.

CATS Porto Hostel is the best rated hostel for partying in Porto.

It offers: Bar.

Your Packing List for Porto

Your Packing List for Porto

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Porto 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.

Get your full Packing List here

Porto 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 Porto, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
43 Total number of hostels
$27 Average dorm price
$85 Average private room price
$18 Cheapest hostel in Porto
Porto Downtown Hostel is the cheapest
5 Party hostels in Porto
CATS Porto Hostel is the best rated
Most Porto hostels are located in
Bolhao, Santo Ildefonso, Fontainhas
6.1 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

Vila Nova de Gaia (2 Km / 1 mi.)
Matosinhos (8 Km / 5 mi.)
Praia de Valadares (8 Km / 5 mi.)
Maia (10 Km / 6 mi.)
Espinho (16 Km / 10 mi.)

Travel Tips for Porto - from the Community

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