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2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a really good Hostel, located in the old part of Lisbon, might be a bit tricky to find when you arrive but it's worth it. The staff is so nice and helpful, they give you advices on were to go and what to do, the atmosphere in the hostel is super friendly. There is a lot of activities and... More 

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Friesland, Netherlands
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in the old part of Lisbon, there is a real travellers vibe at the hostel. Our double room was cosy and had a great view, but was a bit narrow. The showers were small as wel. During our stay, the showers at our floor were a few days without hot water (but we could use the showers at another... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

What a great find of a hostel! The location is perfect, in the heart of the Alfama's characteristic back lanes. It can be a bit tricky to find the hostel, so having maps on your phone helps (ring the bell at the gate to get in the first time). The staff here was fabulous, giving out lots of advice, booking... More 

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Austin, Texas
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

The staff here is so friendly, smart and helpful. I had a gigantic suitcase full of tile and one of the employees, Zoe, carried it up the stairs for me. I was so tired and grateful! Every single person that works here is a gem. They cooked lovely meals when we were too tired to go out looking for sustenance.... More 

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DestinationHostels, Public Relations Manager at Alfama Patio Hostel, responded to this review

Dear, We are super glad with this feedback. Thank you so much. Stay tuned on our Facebook or blog, we will make the disclosure of the best review of the month there. Your is among of the favorites. You can win a free stay :) Kind regards from sunny Lisbon! More 

The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 18 August 2016

I stayed here over a year ago but always forgot to review it. I'll keep it short and sweet. Shower were good. View was incredible beds in the dorm very comfortable breakfast - amazing and they had fresh pancakes atmosphere was fantastic too I stayed here for only 2 days in May 2015 BUT I was really sick. I had... More 

Thank RachaelBowyer31
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

Really wonderful experience. Friendly and help staff. Great place to meet other travelers. Interest starcases to top room which was quiet even though Tram 28 passes by. Room is small and has it own unique charm which is topped off by ocean view. Breakfast was good,price was nice and I would go back here again :)

Thank Russell k
Paris, France
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

I have stayed for a couple of nights at the oldest Destination Hostel. I had the opportunity to enjoy fully the hostel. The staff is cool and helpful, the rooms are clean and genuine, the house is at the heart of Alfama. I clearly love the Friday night barbecue which brings a nice atmosphere to the hostel. Thanks to a... More 

Thank Matt_Alfre
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 August 2016

one of the prettiest hostels I have ever stayed at! it has a lot of charme a little but stunning outside areas with hammocks and a rooftop terrace. this palce is perfect to explore lisbon as it organises everything over pub crawls, free city tours, day trips to areas close by and even surfing classes.

Thank Hannah B
Bangkok, Thailand
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

I stayed 4 nights here. This is a very good hostel and I would recommend it - the staff are excellent and the atmosphere is relaxed. The location is subjective - some will enjoy the quaint Alfama neighbourhood, but if you are looking to go out every night you'll be better off closer to Baixa. Having free access to the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

I loved staying here! The atmosphere is really social and welcoming. I felt very safe and secure as the main door is locked and you have to buzz every time you come in. The staff is very helpful and accommodating. The rooms and bathrooms are clean. The neighbourhood is beautiful - I enjoyed staying in Alfama. It's convenient to tram... More 

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Staying in Graca & Sao Vicente

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Graca & Sao Vicente
You can be thankful that most common travel guides don't mention Graça and São Vicente that often. Part of Lisbon's historic center and "Old Town", they feel like independent villages in the capital's center, and more untouched than Alfama. Amazing views, restaurants and parks, as well as important monuments like the S. Vicente Church and the National Pantheon, make this a spectacular option for those looking for a more tranquil walk-around in the center of Lisbon. Graça has been the choice of many younger people over the past years, both nationals and expats, given the cozy feeling of the neighborhood and its hidden secrets.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
One of the top hostels in the world. Lots of character and atmosphere, where you will feel immediately as at your home. A private patio and a terrace with stunning view over the river and Alfama. In the oldest district of Lisbon, a cheap accommodation where everything started. Free wi-fi, delicious breakfast included, and a fully equipped kitchen for guests' use. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Alfama Patio Hostel

Address: Escolas Gerais 3, Lisbon 1100-213, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Central Portugal > Lisbon District > Lisbon > Graca & Sao Vicente
Price Range: ₹ 1,163 - ₹ 4,944 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Alfama Patio Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 16
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Ask for sea view!”
 of 5 bubbles TSE11_, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a bottom bunk if you can - steps up to the top bunk are oddly placed”
 of 5 bubbles 274beckyk, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the top room up the spiral stair case for the view and more privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles 651russellk, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“girls dorm!”
 of 5 bubbles Brischep, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If you can, choose the first floor, the breakfast there is the top, and even the bathroom is nicer”
 of 5 bubbles 718vanessab, 25 Mar 2016 | Read review
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