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Braga POP Hostel
Ranked #3 of 20 Speciality Lodging in Braga
Braga, Portugal
1 review
“wonderful people, wonderful place!”
Reviewed 10 December 2013

really friendly stuff, everything is clean and functioning. well located, near the bus station and two minutes walking from the city centre..(if you are travelling around you'll find a shop with camping articles nearby!). The balcony is awesome if you want to enjoy braga's sunsets...and breakfasts with helena's homemade marmelades it's something to try:)

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled solo
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Tyumen, Russia
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Reviewed 16 November 2013

Nice place to stay, close to everything, cool people. Just 5 min. from busstation and you are in friendly POP Hostel with clean rooms and toilets, kitchen and living-room, good wi-fi , bt the most important - with helpfull people in it! Was good to be there, to feel its "family"

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with friends
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Berlin, Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed 22 October 2013

I have been travelling for 20 years, but this has definetely been the warmest welcome ever! Thanks for the hospitality, Braga Pop! You are giving your guest the Feeling to be part of a family. Friendly staff + great and quiet location + good price = recommendation.

Room Tip: You can also get a room for yourself if you ask ;-)
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled solo
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Porto, Portugal
1 review
Reviewed 19 October 2013

Braga POP Hostel is like home. The small staff is extremely friendly and helpful, the place is always clean, everything is cosy. The kitchen is also really good as well as the breakfast provided. The location is also really good because it is in middle way between train station and bus station, and also next door to city center!

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled on business
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Paris, France
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Reviewed 8 October 2013

I've stayed some days during the Encontros da Imagem Photo Festival and it was a great place to stay. Calm, very clean, good ambience and nice people around. Helena is a sweet person and makes everything for you to fell home in the hostel and in the city. I really suggest Braga POP hostel as a place to stay!

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled on business
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Reviewed 4 October 2013

arriving in braga only expecting to see one thing but ended up being occupied for 3 days - all thanks to braga pop's helena and jonison. ever so helpful, they are what all hostel staff should be - they really look after you. suggesting places before you ask and passionate about their city too. lots of tips on where to eat and see and go. always up for a chat and coffee on their sunny balcony or the homely kitchen. it's a neat little hostel, clean and bright, and they're doing a wonderful job. don't forget to pick up the nice map put together by locals who actually knows what's going on - combined with the knowledge of the staff there, your braga experience will be unforgettable.

Room Tip: the 4 people dorm is a little roomier, with desk and places to sit, and have a nice little balcony.
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled solo
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Reviewed 15 August 2013

We stayed in Braga for only one day, but really enjoyed the city. This hostel is located in the centre (the city is quite small), next to the market and a culture centre. The staff are really helpful and offered us their free parking spot in front of the door. They set the table for breakfast with homemade jams and yoghurt (next to cereals, butter and bread). The room was nice and light, we were happy to find a fan as it would have been too hot during summer nights.
A detail some people might find good to know: the hostel is on the third floor, so you have to carry your luggage upstairs.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with friends
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Property: Braga POP Hostel
Address: Rua do Carmo 61 30, Braga 4700-309, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Braga District > Braga
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 20 Speciality Lodging in Braga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Braga POP Hostel is the first hostel of Braga and is located right in the heart of the city, in a 5 min walk from the train station and bus central. B POP Hostel is right at the biggest urban walking area of Europe, where the historical downtown, comercial areas and leisure areas, with bars and restaurant, are. We are just by the City Market.Braga POP Hostel has 6 rooms (single, double bed and dorms), fully equiped kitchen, leisure room with games and music, eating room and a balcony to relax at the sunset. All rooms have key card access and security lockers.In the hostel you can use free Wi-Fi internet and there is a computer for guest to access internet. At our front desk you´ll have guides, maps and all the tips to enjoy your travel.Cash payment only, on arrivalCheck In: 14:00 to 20:00Check Out: 12:00am ... more   less 
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