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Garden House Hostel Porto

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had such a wonderful stay. Miguel is amazing. His humour and wit kept us in stitches. I only knew him for a few days, yet he made us feel at home. The hostel has a fabulous set up, great location and is very relaxing. Highly recommended. Thank you.

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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

I have travelled all over Europe, and I think Garden House is one of the cleanest, and nicest decorated I have come across. Our room was spotless, bed was comfortable, and the shower and toilet facilities were spotless too. There is a garden patio area which was a lovely place to sit whilst having breakfast (which is included with the...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

One of the best hostels I've ever stayed with - the location is very central, fantastic people work there, the rooms (both sleeping and communal) are so open and airy, and great kitchen facilities. The staff is helpful and give great suggestions (beaches, sunset points, etc). I met a wonderful group of travelers here that I am happy to call...

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Zagreb, Croatia
Reviewed 20 August 2016

This hostel has everything you need, and for a small price provides good value. I was in the 8-bedroom room and it had a lot of space, so it didn't seem crowded even though it was full. Beds are comfortable and big,and each has it's own locker which is a plus. Staff was nice and really friendly and they answered...

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Bicester
Reviewed 9 August 2016

My sister and I stayed in this hostel for 4 nights during a week's visit to Portugal. Overall the hostel was really good, I emailed them a couple of times with questions before we visited and their response was prompt and useful. During our stay the hostel staff were very helpful and friendly, giving us answers to questions about transport...

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Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Great hostel, very friendly staff, good and clean accommodation and a very good location. The best one i have been so far (stayed already in a lot of hostels). I would definitely recommend this hostel :)

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Free breakfast and coffee, two outlets let bed, friendly staff and owners (especially Joanna and Miguel) and clean facilities at a reasonable price. I'd stay here again. Oh and it comes with a locked locker.

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Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Awesome hostel The rooms are big and very clean The kitchen is great And the breakfast is really good The location of the hostel is right in the center of porto, a walk distance from everything, and there is a metro station right next to it. The living room is very social, if you travel alone you will find some...

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Great hostel! The door won't tell you and is easy to miss, but it's a beautiful building. Rooms are spacious and clean. So are the bathrooms. De staff is friendly and will give you more tips on what to see and where to eat than you can handle.

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Reviewed 12 May 2016

Garden House Hostel in Porto was a nice located, super pretty apartment hostel in Porto. The room was spacious, light and nicely decorated, and I have never seen a cleaner hostel kitchen (and the rest of the hostel as well of course), my entire life! The service was also amazing! The receptionist, Miguel, was extremely nice and helpful, and new...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Garden House Hostel is a new hostel in Oporto. Located in the heart of the old city, in the famous Rua de Santa Catarina, a pedestrian street where you can feel the Oporto essence, visit a wide range of restaurants, shops and cafes, as the well known "Cafe Majestic", an Art Nouveau icon where artists and intellectuals meet for a "cimbalino" (expresso). Also within walking distance are all the museums, Port wine cellars, the Douro River and the cool Oporto nightlife. After a day of walking and sightseeing, nothing feels better than returning to the beautiful 19th century house where the Garden House Hostel is installed. The building has been fully restored and improved, with all the modern commodities, and has a wonderful garden where you can relax, have a glass of wine, read a book... feel at home in a cozy, warm and friendly atmosphere! From the Hostel you can catch the riverside tram to the sea and the beaches at "Foz". With its restaurants, bars and promenade, you can enjoy the sun in one of the iconic places of Oporto. In the summer don't forget to pack your sunscreen and beach towel! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Garden House Hostel Porto

Address: Rua de Santa Catarina, 501, Porto 4000-452, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Porto
Price Range: £13 - £44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“ask for a room on the top floor”
 of 5 bubbles Francesca2267, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“best staff!”
 of 5 bubbles villemo13, 12 May 2016 | Read review
“The women's room on the 2nd floor is absolutely lovely and quite spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles LethalK222, 12 Oct 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in a 6-bed dormitory that faced the back ot the house ("Café Majestic") and it was perfectly fine.”
 of 5 bubbles inorV17, 29 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Rooms that don't give out on the patio might be a bit quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles GladysVG, 13 Jul 2012 | Read review
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