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Alfama Patio Hostel

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Reviewed 17 February 2017

very nice, small hostel with friendly staff. fully equipped kitchen, fridge was very stuffed and a bit gross though clean rooms and bathrooms nice rooftop great pancakes for breakfast wifi was bas in the dorm very charming neighborhood, so...great place so stay at. very accessible from/to trainstation and airport

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Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for 4 nights on a short trip to Lisbon, didn't expect much because of the cheap prices but pretty much everything was perfect. Every morning there's a great breakfast with toast, jams/nutella, fruit, cereal and freshly made pancakes. The hostel rooms themselves are spacious and clean and the garden and rooftop patio are well maintained and great to...

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DestinationHostels, Gerente de recepção at Alfama Patio Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! Come back any time! :) Kind regards, The Alfama Patio Family

Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful setting, friendly staff, and a great place to meet travellers from all over the world. Free breakfast(and a GREAT one at that). Dinner is available for only $9, and sometimes the chef will even sing Fado for you! Comfortable and clean rooms. Quiet at night. Our favorite hostel of our Europe trip by far!

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Curitiba, PR
Reviewed 16 December 2016

I already love the Alfama area in Lisbon and Alfama Patio made the area feel just like my home! Since I always have a great time walking around that area, finding this great hostel there was perfect! It has a great vibe, I really enjoy the patio and the common areas. It's a super cute hostel. With a very relaxed...

Thank fabiompalves
Porto, Porto, Portugal
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

It' s a wonderful hostel to have the taste of a lisbon's patio. A dor and a corridor ending in a small place, all openair. There families live, talk, party. And part of it is a hostel. Small historic workingclass apartments, some of them with splendid view.

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Reviewed 20 November 2016

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...

Thank Mouna E
Friesland, Netherlands
Reviewed 6 November 2016

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...

Thank TSE11_
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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...

Thank 274beckyk
Austin, Texas
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....

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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!

The Hague, The Netherlands
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...

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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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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: €17 - €73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Alfama Patio Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 16
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“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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