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Tattva Design Hostel

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02/04/2017 03/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

I've been to several cities in Europe and stayed at different hostels, and I'd say that this hostel is by far the best hostel I've ever stayed at!!! Starting from the friendly staff who greet us. She explained to us about the hostels while also made small talk about where we came, and so on. I really appreciate it that...

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Alberta
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great hostel! My favorite things are the amazing breakfast, the cleanliness of the rooms and the curtains around the bunks which make them nice and cozy and private so you can sleep really well. It's also extremely well located and close to a lot of good sight seeing in Porto, and the common spaces are wonderful and...

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Switzerland
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Wow... where to start! We were so disappointed with this Hostel I cannot even find the right words. We arrived in the evening after a full day of travelling containing airplanes, trains, metros etc. We booked an 8-bed mixed dorm with ensuite "bathroom" which was a nasty, dirty shower and loo-cabins. there was mold everywhere because people obviously the windows...

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TattvaDesignHostel, Manager at Tattva Design Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback as we take it very seriously as we continue to improve our services and experience for future guests. Firstly, we would like to sincerely apologize for the cleanliness concerns you mention in your review. We outsource our cleaning to a professional company and pay a lot of money to ensure our high cleanliness standards are...

Verona
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Great hostel with a few nice touches: curtained bunks for privacy that help to block out the light, private facilities in the dorm, room key card is also your locker key, shelves in the room for toilet bags etc, different rooms for meeting other guests, or not, including quiet areas on each floor, a bar, a great terrace, the best...

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Belo Horizonte, MG
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We are a family of four: a couple and 2 teenagers. We chose a hostel in order to introduce the concept to our kids, allowing them to meet another young travelers and to understand how a hostel works. Tattva presented the perfect opportunity. It is a busy and lively hostel that offers a family room! It is located in a...

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 February 2017

This was the first hostel I had ever stayed in, and it set a very high standard the rest of my trip! Portugal has so many amazing hostels and this is definitely one of them!! It was a bit hard to find however, and ended up being a long confusing walk up a steep hill with no internet or mobile...

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Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

This hostel is very close to train station and bus station of Porto. The staff is very helpfull and smile face. They have good Porto wine and sea food. Rooms have good bed and heater system. There is a common kitchen in first floor, you can cook your own food.

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Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Love Porto mostly because of the people I met at Tattva. Great guests and employees (s/o to Luigi for being the best unofficial bar crawl tour guide ever!), awesome family dinner, and super chill atmosphere. Everything is reasonably clean and the location is convenient. Hope to come back soon!

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Reviewed 9 January 2017

Tattva, in all the hostels Ive managed to stay in all over the world is simply the best. There's the legendary breakfast spread (YES, EAT IT!) The crew at Tattva are the warmest bunch I've met and I like that if you ask for recommendations on where to eat, where to party - their suggestions are on point! It was...

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Santarem District, Portugal
Reviewed 9 January 2017

One of the best hostels I've been so far! Starting from all the contact made to do the reservation, a really competitive price, the best conditions you could find in a Hostel, but mostly all the sympathy and professionalism of all the Tattva Staff. Definitely somewhere my friends and I will return shortly! Wishing the best for a great working...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome friends! "Tattva" has been inspired from the Sanskrit word meaning 'Element', representing the five elements from which life evolves: Earth, Water, Air, Fire and Sky. Tattva Design Hostel will give you an enhanced hostel experience. Details and design have been carefully blended to create a new level of comfort and intimacy, as well as plenty of common areas in which to socialize.Two beautiful buildings classified as "World Heritage" have been recovered and totally refurbished to make the largest hostel in Porto, with breathtaking views on the higher levels. With 16 rooms and a capacity of 116 people in total (Female Dorms, Mixed Dorms and Double rooms), Tattva provides a unique experience in terms of comfort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tattva Design Hostel

Address: Rua Cativo 26 28, Porto 4000-160, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Porto
Price Range: £14 - £104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Tattva Design Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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“If you can get a bottom bunks as the top bunk can be a bit difficult to get into.”
 of 5 bubbles James_Alexander_Dunn, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are also good”
 of 5 bubbles TeddyVan, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All good, all have balconies, but maybe get on on a lower floor in case the lift is not working”
 of 5 bubbles fourseasons63, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Any of them”
 of 5 bubbles fgomezbosque, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“they have a lot of requests for it, but try to request the bottom bed :)”
 of 5 bubbles MarianaMcs, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
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