Best Hostels in Porto, Portugal the complete guide and overview for backpackersWe welcome you to the 3 best hostels in Porto and more travel tips. Where cobbled streets and port wine come together perfectly. Oh and awesome hostels, of course!

Porto has many EPIC and outstanding hostels. It can be so overwhelming!

Your Shortcut:

  1. The Passenger Hostel – great for female solo travellers, couples and families
    2. Bluesock Hostels Porto – top pick for groups
    3. Porto Wine Hostel – best for backpackers

This is why we handpicked only 3 to showcase the absolute coolest Porto Hostels.

We have reviewed them in person. We actually went to all these hostels (and more)! Yes, we are absolute hostel nerds.  We only show you places we recommend our best friends too! Oh, and we bring you also some juicy insider tips. Keep reading!

Not only will be deliver our handpicked favourite three, but you’ll also discover the best party hostels and the best hostels in Porto for solo travellers.

This guide is perfect for YOU, when …

  • tired of bad and crappy hostels
  • want to avoid the “young party kids”
  • happy to spend 1-2€ for a better experience

Looking for 5 Star Hostels? You’re in luck! There is a 5 Star Hostel in Porto – The Passenger Hostel.

It will probably knock your socks off.

In this Porto guide we cover:

Whilst you’re visiting you should definitely check out the 11 Hidden Gems of Porto.

Quick Introduction to Porto Hostels

Average price for a bed: A bed in a dorm can be as cheap as 10€ up to 16€ per night.

A private room in a hostel in Porto starts from 30€ up to 89€ per night.

This is a rough average to give you an idea. Prices always depend on season and holidays.

Please always check exact rates on Hostelworld.com or Booking.com.

Check-In and Check Out: The average check-in time is from 15:00 (3pm), while the Check Out time is before 11:00 (11am). Hostels usually offer luggage storage in case you arrive earlier or leave later.

Make sure you check if luggage storage is free or if there is an extra cost.

Quality of Hostels: The level of hosteling in Porto is high, same as in Lisbon. It is also cheap, which means you get an excellent price-service-ratio.

There is no need to hold back and stay in a bad hostel in Porto, there’s plenty of fantastic choices, as you are about to find out.

Party Hostels in Porto: You will not find a super crazy party hostel in Porto, but for sure great, social places to have your drinks. Jump here to our recommendation for Best Porto Party Hostels.

That being said, if you fancy a hostel for partying, we recommend joining a Pub Crawl.

Almost all hostels offer a Pub Crawl and some of them bring you to the Porto best bars!

Porto’s nightlife is cheap and the bars are real fun.

New to Hostels? Read our full hostel starter guide here.

We especially recommend to read:

The 3 Best Hostels in Porto, Portugal are…

Grab yourself a glass of port and get comfy. It’s time to delve in to the best and coolest hostels in Porto, Portugal:

  1. The Passenger Hostel – great for female solo travellers + couples + families
    2. Bluesock Hostels Porto – top pick for groups + digital nomads
    3. Porto Wine Hostel – coolest hostel in Porto for backpackers

The overall BEST hostel in Porto is The Passenger Hostel.

You will be impressed on so many levels.

It is perfect for all types of travelers; except the hardcore backpacker type. Keep on reading.

1. The Passenger Hostel (green, modern 5 Star Hostel)

Are you ready for a truly exceptional hostel that takes hosteling to a brand new level?

We bring you The Passenger Hostel, our only 5 Star Hostel in Porto.

It’s located in one of the most beautiful train stations in the world; Sao Bento Station.

The shared and private accommodation is decorated with vintage furniture, blended with contemporary design.

If we would need to pick a room of all our 5 Star Hostels for competing with a 5 Star Hotel –

we would pick the Luxury Suite of The Passenger Hostel Porto!

Good to know: The Passenger offers lower rates on their official website. Read our review for the details.

Book The Passenger Hostel here

Compare prices at: Booking.com | Hostelworld | Full Review | Official Website

The Passenger Hostel in Porto - the 5 Star Hotel in Porto, Portugal - that is actually a hostel

If we would need to pick a room of all our 5 Star Hostel for competing with a 5 Star Hotel – we would pick the Luxury Suite of The Passenger Hostel!

The Passenger Hostel one of the best hostels in Porto, Portugal The Passenger Hostel one of the best hostels in Porto, Portugal

Is there a Kitchen too? Yes, you have a huge, proper and fully equipped kitchen under the roof.

You can cook up your own meals, no problem.

Did you already see the unique design of the private room options?! They’re so spacious!

Alongside these private spaces, there are male and female only dorms – there will be no sexism at Passenger.

Of course you can also expect mixed dorms for those that like to mingle.

Read: Hostel Room Types – what are the differences?

To accommodate the possible 123 guests, there are two big, equipped kitchens on site.

We recommend using the one on the 3rd floor as it incorporates a large living room, plasma TV and music.

Don’t forget that this is where breakfast is served each morning. Yes, it’s free!

But ok, what’s more exciting than a kitchen?

A bar and lounge!

Open to the public from 9am to 6:30pm, it then becomes exclusively paying guests only.

Head here for a drink and get to know your roommates.

Important: There is a curfew at 24:00. You can always enter and leave the hostel of course.

There is a security, making sure everything is safe.

What about the location of The Passenger? We call it PERFECT!

You will be staying literally inside the Sao Bento Train Station. It is the heart of the city.

You have the Clerigos Tower Porto in just 5 minutes walking distance, as well as the famous Livraria Lello – The “Harry Potter Book Shop”.

From here you can even walk over to the famous Luís I Bridge and the board walk.

Super epic insider knowledge: Right next door you have a fantastic restaurant, called Tabapento.

This might be the best restaurant in Porto.

It is slightly more expensive than the average; but oh boy…the food (and desserts) is out of this world.

Who stays at The Passenger Hostel?

You find everything from Solo Female Travelers, to social couples, business men and even families.

Since the dorms and sleeping areas are separated from the common areas, you can sleep quietly at night.

And if you fancy, head down to the bar and play some board games or just socialize.

The bar downstairs is the best place to socialize and meet. Get a beer or a port wine from the bar.

Remember to ask the staff for the walking tour and their surf tour.

We visited ourselves and put together this full review of The Passenger Hostel just for you.

If you love clean, safe and stylish hostels, this is YOUR place.

If you have doubts about staying in hostels, then give The Passenger Hostel a try.

This will change your perspective forever!

The Passenger Hostel is the best hostel in Porto for:

  • Female Solo Travellers
  • Couples
  • Families
Book The Passenger Hostel here

Compare prices and read reviews at: Booking.com | Hostelworld | Full Review | Official Website

The Passenger Hostel one of the best hostels in Porto, Portugal

Big, Spacious Dorms at The Passenger Hostle in Porto - Do you want to stay here?

Carefuly designed dorms with handmade, tailored wooden bunk beds - this is the kind of hostel you will enjoy from now on! Boutique Hostel par excellence: The Suite at The Passenger

Last but not least, here is a video that will give you an even deeper understanding on what to expect.

2. Bluesock Hostels Porto (large and social hostel)

Bluesock Hostels Porto is located in a traditional blue-tiled building which still has wooden beams and stone walls, near the boardwalk.

Here you’ll find rooms that adapt to all tastes. And we really mean it, check it out:

  • 4, 6, 8 + 12-bed mixed dorms
  • 13-bed mixed dorm w/ bathroom + XL mattresses
  • 8-bed female only dorm
  • Private suite w/ city views
  • Double room
  • Twin room

See! All rooms come with linen and dorms have their own private curtain and locker space.

The friendly staff are at hand 24/7 to assist you, and that means great security so you can rest easy.

Truth be told, this is a great place for tranquil travelers.

It is not a backpacker place at all, but more for adult travelers looking for a quality hostel and the occasional chats between travelers.

Book Bluesock Hostel Porto here

Compare prices and read reviews at: Booking.com | Hostelworld

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Seriously, Bluesock has thought of so many things. All you have to worry about is enjoying yourself. This is what makes a great hostel!

To give you an idea, there is a…

  • 24-hour common area
  • Library
  • Weekly events
  • Free welcome drink + city tour
  • Games room
  • On-site bar (7pm-11pm)
  • Dedicated work space

Note: late check-out after 11:30am is subject to availability and free if booked online.

There is a breakfast option available for 3.50€ or for free if you’re in a private room.

Bluesock is located in Ribeira, the historical centre of Porto, and just steps from the main attractions of the city. The location is great, and you are surrounded by bars, restaurants, and so many sights.

Bluesock Hostels Porto is the best hostel in Porto for:

  • Groups
  • Digital Nomads
Book Bluesock Hostels Porto here

Compare prices and read reviews at: Booking.com | Hostelworld

Bluesock Hostels Porto one of the best hostels in Porto, Portugal

Bluesock Hostels Porto one of the best hostels in Porto, Portugal

3. Porto Wine Hostel (small, fun + themed)

Choose to stay at Porto Wine Hostel and you will be welcomed with a complimentary glass of port. Nice, right?

Now that is how a good hostel experience starts for sure!

As you’ve probably guessed, this is a port wine themed hostel, with each floor representing a different wine category, and each room with its own wine type.

There’s a total of 10 rooms here divided between 4, 6 and 8-bed mixed dorms.

There is also a basic double private option. The double room is sold out fast.

When sold-out, try The Passenger Hostel for a private room.

Note: The dorm rooms have basic bunk beds, and no curtains, but individual lights. Linen is included.

Book Porto Wine Hostel here

Compare prices and read reviews at: Booking.com | Hostelworld

Porto Wine Hostel one of the best hostels in Porto, Portugal

Porto Wine Hostel one of the best hostels in Porto, Portugal

Head on down to the bar to enjoy a range of yes,

you guessed it: Porto wine!

But don’t worry, if you’re not keen on port there are cocktails on offer too. Oh, and it’s open 24-hours.

The living room is the perfect place to relax, meet people or play the piano and guitar.

Read: Ultimate list of +114 gorgeous Design Hostels

In the fully-fitted kitchen you’ll discover a buffet breakfast each morning and all you need to rustle up a delicious dinner.

All there is left to do is grab your free city map, ask about available tours or get yourself a bike rental and explore.

It’s easy to do when you’re in a central locations surrounded by nightlife, restaurants and the Douro River.

Local buses and trams can get you to different parts of the city.

Port Wine Hostel is the best hostels in Porto for:

  • Backpackers
  • Solo Travellers
Book Porto Wine Hostel here

Compare prices and read reviews at: Booking.com | Hostelworld

The Simple Dorms at The Wine Porto Hostel, best hostel in Porto for Backpackers

Porto Wine Hostel one of the best hostels in Porto, Portugal

Best Hostels in Porto for Solo Travellers

As a solo traveler you are probably looking for a safe, clean and social place.

It should be easy to meet and the hostel should have the proper setup for that special hostel vibe we all love.

As mentioned before, as a Solo Traveller we highly recommend The Passenger Hostel.

We stayed here, met a bunch of solo-travelers, and we all hang out the days we spent in Porto together. Fun times!

Alongside The Passenger Hostel and Porto Wine Hostel, we’ve found another great option for solo travellers in Porto.

Welcome to Gallery Hostel Porto Portugal.

This Eco-friendly and neat hostel has facilities and a level of cleanliness that matches the best hotels on offer.

It’s the friendly staff that will make you feel welcome and relaxed, and the free walking tour that will break the ice with fellow travellers.

There’s a bi-monthly changing of art exhibitions here, as well as concerts and other artistic initiatives.

Choose between intimate 4 or 6-bed mixed dorms and get excited for the free breakfast – it includes scrambled eggs!

Gallery Hostel London is located between the art district and nightlife neighborhood, a 10-15 minute walk from the centre.

Personally, we prefer staying inside the city center, like with The Passenger or Bluesocks.

Book Gallery Hostel Porto here

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Best Party Hostels in Porto?

If you’re in search of a great party hostel Porto and the best Porto youth hostel that will impress, we think you will love Yes! Porto Hostel.

This hostel is a well known hostel in Porto Portugal and has everything a great party hostel needs:

  • Central location near bustling nightlife
  • Friendly staff with tons of ideas
  • Organised events + parties
  • Nightly group dinners

The rooms are premium, including dorms and everything is super modern. Need we say more…?

Again, Porto does not have the super crazy hostels for partying. By no means the hostels are boring here. NOPE!! It just the big party is usually outside the hostel, like in the nightlife area Baixa.

Here you find clubs like Plan B Club – Port and the fun bar Flow.

Our best tip: Ask your hostel of choice about their Pub Crawl. Pub Crawls are a big thing in Porto, and certainly a super cheap way to enjoy the Nightlife in Porto. Back in 2017 we joined one – FUN times too!

Book Yes Porto Hostel here

Compare prices and read reviews at: Booking.com | Hostelworld

Yes! Porto Hostel one of the best party hostels in Porto, Portugal

Cheapest hostels in Porto

Of course, there are always cheap hostels all around. And certainly there are cheaper hostels in Porto Portugal than the ones we listed here.

We think, it’s not worth it to go with the cheapest hostel out in Porto.

Why?

Prices are very reasonable in Porto. The difference between a cheap hostels and a nice one is usually 1-2€ ($1-2) per night, and a lot of amenities are not included. This can be breakfast or linen. keep in mind a bad location far away from the city center costs you more in transport.

The best place to stay in Porto is really the city center. You will save money on transport, as many sights are in a walking distance, and it will be easy to find good places to eat and drink (also cheap options).

Good to know: The difference in quality for 1€-2€ more (or less) is actually insane. Paying 1€ less per night in a cheap hostel in Porto could easy come with a bigger expense in transport.

Rule of Thumb: Never go with the cheapest hostels in Europe. Always pay a tiny bit more, and you will save more money than you thought. Linen, towels and breakfast can be expensive in some cities in Europe.

However, if you are traveling on a shoe-string budget and you wanna save every penny, there are ways to find the cheapest places to stay in Porto.

  1. Open Hostelworld Porto  full list of accommodations
  2. Order the listing by price

Here you go. It is simple. Yet again, we recommend to “invest” 1-2€ more per night. That tiny difference goes a long way and you will feel and see the difference in hostel quality.

More Porto hostels worth a mention

Still looking for hostel or albergue in Porto?

Well, we have given you the best neighborhood to stay in Porto Portugal but if you are still looking for more, here are more hostels that you should consider.

Hostel Portugal Porto is always better compared to Porto hotel if you will ask us because staying and backpacking at a hostel is quite an experience. Try and you’ll love it!

  • Garden House Hostel
  • Rivoli Cinema Hostel
  • Best Guest Porto Hostel
  • Nice Way
  • Porto Spot Hostel
  • PILOT Design Hostel & Bar
  • Porto Lounge Hostel & Guesthouse

Garden House Hostel

Everything about this hostel will make you feel like you are staying at a hotel and not a hostel!

Literally, there are lots of space to move around. The perfect place to meet and have a chat with fellow backpackers.

The shared rooms here in Garden House Hostel have wooden bunk beds, while the private rooms offer single beds. All come with a sofa, desk, and shared bathroom.

Hostel Highlights:

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Very good breakfast

Location: Located in Porto’s Old City. São Bento train station is a 10-minute walk away, and it takes just over 15 minutes to reach Porto Cathedral before heading on to Palácio da Bolsa. The metro will also take you from Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport to nearby Bolhão station (a minute’s walk from the hostel) in around 30 minutes.

Book Garden House Hostel here

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Garden House Hostel

Rivoli Cinema Hostel

Rivoli Cinema Hostel is super clean, beds are comfortable, breakfast is great and the common area is very cozy with sofas and TV.

The rooftop is another great place to chill and at night they offer some events where you can meet new people.

Sound interesting? Here’s more! They have bright rooms at the Rivoli Cinema Hostel with wooden floors and are all individually designed with film-inspired decor.

Hostel Highlights:

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • WiFi available in all areas
  • Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Fabulous breakfast

Location: The Rivoli Cinema Hostel is 250 m from the Aliados Metro Station and just over 800 m from the banks of the River Douro. It is 300 m from the Porto Train Station.

Book Rivoli Cinema Hostel here

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Rivoli Cinema Hostel

Best Guest Porto Hostel

Best Guest Porto Hostel is one of the relaxing place we have ever encountered. The ambiance is good.

The beds are very comfortable and made perfectly. It is very clean in the room, kitchen, and common areas. The bed time lights and a place to put the mobile phone on is really cool and helpful.

If you are interested in joining free walking tours, just approach their helpful staffs.

Hostel Highlights:

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Heating
  • Good breakfast

Location: Best Guest Porto Hostel is located in a renovated building in the historical centre of Porto, part of the UNESCO World Heritage area. São Bento metro and train stations are a 1-minute walk.

Iconic Clérigos Tower is a 4-minute walk and Santa Catarina Street, offering a variety of shops and traditional cafes, is a 7-minute walk from the property. The Bolhão Market, the Douro River and D. Luis Bridge is a 5-minute walk from Best Guest Porto Hostel.

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Best Guest Porto Hostel

Nice Way Porto Hostel

Nice Way Porto Hostel has a very nice and appealing interior. Their chairs will make you smile because of their smiley emojis designs.

The common area is very spacious and will allow you to be with other fellow travellers. This is a great place for small talks.

The rooms are decent and clean all day long. It is great for couples and backpackers.

Hostel Highlights:

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar
  • Good breakfast

Location: Located in the historical Aliados area, Nice Way Porto Hostel offers accommodation in downtown Porto, a 3-minute walk from the São Bento Train Station. The Nice Way Porto Hostel is a 3-minute walk from the Aliados Metro Station and 800 m from the banks of the River Douro. Porto International Airport is 16 km away.

Book Nice Way Porto Hostel here

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 Nice Way Porto Hostel

Porto Spot Hostel

Porto Spot Hostel is known for its helpful, friendly staff and home-away-from-home atmosphere.

They have spacious rooms, large and comfortable beds, huge lockers, numerous spotless bathrooms and a fully-equipped kitchen.

There are several social areas including a cinema room, a bar, balconies and an outdoor area where we serve breakfast and dinners on the sunny days.

Hostel Highlights:

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Free WiFi
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Terrace
  • Bar
  • Very good breakfast

Location: Located in Porto’s city centre. It is only a 2-minute walk from the Bolhão Metro Station. The closest airport is Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport  which 10 km away.

Book Porto Spot Hostel here

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Porto Spot Hostel

PILOT Design Hostel & Bar

PILOT Design Hostel & Bar is vibrant and has a spacious outdoor that is good for meeting new people.

The rooms are big enough, nice comfortable beds, lockers under bed, a socket and a lamp for each bed.

Hostel Highlights:

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Free WiFi
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Terrace
  • Bar
  • Good breakfast

Location: PILOT Hostel is 6 minutes’ walk from Aliados Metro Station. Praça de Carlos Alberto square is 3 minutes’ walk away and Avenida dos Aliados, home to the city hall, is 10 minutes’ walk. Porto’s Francisco de Sá Carneiro Airport is 18 km.

Book PILOT Design Hostel & Bar here

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PILOT Design Hostel & Bar

Porto Lounge Hostel & Guesthouse

Porto Lounge Hostel & Guesthouse is a restored 18th-century building in the historic centre. Cozy atmosphere that will make you feel at home. The hostel also provided a great environment to meet other people!

They have mixed and female dormitories with air conditioning, balcony, beds with shelf, reading light and big individual locker with a power outlet so that guests can charge their gadgets and accessories safely inside the lockers.

Hostel Highlights:

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Bar
  • Very good breakfast

Location: The Rua Santa Catarina and Rua Cedofeita shopping streets are within 15 minutes’ walk. Aliados Metro Station is 3 minutes’ walking from Porto Lounge Hostel & Guesthouse, and 7 minutes further is São Bento Station, offering direct access to Porto Airport. Ribeira and the wine cellars are a 10-minute walk away.

Book Porto Lounge Hostel & Guesthouse here

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Porto Lounge Hostel & Guesthouse

Any Discounts or Promo Codes?

Currently, we have no special hostel discounts in Porto. So for now you can subscribe to our newsletter to receive our newest hostel discounts always to your inbox.

We also do have a 35€ discount for Airbnb here.

Things to do in Porto

Alright we have covered where to stay in Porto. What about things to do?

We have found super cool activities, you won’t be bored.

We recommend staying 3 nights in Porto. This gives you enough time to do the real cool stuff around here, and enjoy the beaches, the wine, the food, even the nightlife.

We have done a bunch of cool things to do in Porto. And we are sharing all our hidden gems to Porto here.

  1. Walk the Luís I Bridge
  2. Visit and enter the Livraria Lello; the Harry Potter Library (Note that you need a ticket now to enter!)
  3. Clérigos Church
  4. Monument Church Of St Francis
  5. Wine bar: Prova Wine&Food (try the best Porto wine!)
  6. Jardins do Palácio de Cristal
  7. Tea Room and Breakfast Spot: Rota do Chá
  8. Beautiful beach and a Chapel: Capela do Senhor da Pedra
  9. Vegan & Vegetarian Buffet on a Swing
  10. Hipster Thing to do in Porto: Combi Café
  11. Day Trip to the birthplace of Portugal: Guimarães
  12. Best Day Cruise
  13. There is a new cool WALKING TOUR
  14. Climb the Bridge
  15. Vintage Café: Moustache Café
  16. Restaurant Comme Ça

Having fun in Porto -walk the board walk in Porto Porto Bridge Climb - the best fun things to do in Porto

Map of Porto Hostels + TOP Sights

Below we’ve put together a super handy map pinpointing the best hostels in Porto and must see sights.

This map will help you to take a decision.

As you can see, most hostels are in the center, the best location for sure.

The top Porto attractions are:

  • Luis I Bridge
  • Livraria Lello
  • Clerigos Church
  • Bolsa Palace
  • Porto Cathedral
  • Music House
  • Jardins do Palacio de Cristal
  • Mercado do Bolhao
  • Estadio do Dragao

Looking for fun things to do whilst you’re in Porto? Perhaps you’d like to…

Save money with the Porto Card with Transportation, valid for 1, 2, 3 or 4 days.

Public transport is frequent and reliable in Porto.

Consider buying a Hop-on Hop-off Bus, Tram and Furnicular ticket.

Remember to make time for the 11 hidden gems of Porto.

FAQ

Alright, you should have found your accommodation already. Below we list all the frequently asked questions. Have a look.

What are the best hostels in Porto for solo travellers?

  1.  The Passenger Hostel – Best area to stay in Porto Portugal
  2. Porto Wine Hostel
  3. Gallery Hostel Porto Portugal

Are hostels in Porto safe?

Not all hostels in Porto are necessarily safe, especially the one that offers the cheapest price in sketchy areas. It might be an illegal hostel, without proper license to run and safety measures.

So in all fairness, it is best to check out Hostelgeeks.com because we feature safe hostels in Porto. You can find backpacker hostel with top ratings! Keep a close eye on the overall ratings on booking platforms!

Also, please note that Dixo’S Oporto Hostel is permanently closed so beware of agents that still ask you to book in this place.

If you are not secure, you can also send us an email and ask us!

What are the best hostels in Porto?

You can find the best Porto hostels in this article!

  1. The Passenger Hostel – great for female solo travellers + couples + families
    2. Bluesock Hostels Porto – top pick for groups + digital nomads
    3. Porto Wine Hostel – coolest hostel in Porto for backpackers

What is Porto best known for?

The top Porto attractions are:

  • Luis I Bridge
  • Livraria Lello
  • Clerigos Church
  • Bolsa Palace
  • Porto Cathedral
  • Music House
  • Jardins do Palacio de Cristal
  • Mercado do Bolhao
  • Estadio do Dragao

How much are hostels in Porto?

According to Hostelworld.com, a hostel in Porto costs $17 per night.

Prices may vary depending on season.

What are the best sites for finding hostels?

Of course, the best site to find hostels is Hostelgeeks.com

We are doing our best to deliver the best hostels to you. Check out the best hostels in the world guides; from Paris to Tokyo.

You can also have a look at Hostelworld.

Flights to Porto, Portugal

Porto was known for years as a hidden gem. We still think it is fairly new to the game, and it is one of the cities that kept its charm besides the tourism conquering it.

The good news: You can find many cheap flights to Porto from many destinations around Europe.

You can fly cheaply from the Netherlands, UK, Barcelona, Bologna and Paris.

Usually it is cheaper to fly into Porto than Lisbon. Many backpackers therefore fly in to Porto, spend here 2-3 nights and then take a train to Lisbon.

We enjoy Omio.com and Kiwi.com to find cheap flights all over Europe including Porto and Venice.

This new website has super cool features like a so-called radius search. Just draw a circle over Europe and find the cheapest rates for the area.

Here is our review of Kiwi.

Cheap Flights in Europe

More Epic Hostels in Portugal and Europe

Right then, by now you have found your coolest hostel in Porto.

The answer to the top hostels in Portugal with itinerary and map is right here.

Want to surf? Find the only surf hostels in Portugal worth seeing right here.

You know what, we have written even more European guides for you.

We at Hostelgeeks are here to help you to stay in safe and epic hostels around the world. Check out the finest hostels in the world, the 5 Star Hostels.

For more cool hostel guides around Europe, check out:

Find all our hostel guides around the world here.

Over to you

We hope you’re pretty excited by the selection of hostels in Porto, Portugal we just delivered. Which one will you choose?!

Are you left with any questions, doubts?

Then please please leave us a comment. This list and answer to your question where to stay in Porto on a budget should be as informative and useful as possible.

Your question(s) will help me to understand what I have missed to mention. You will have your questions answered and help me and your fellow travellers by improving this article further.

Therefore, do not be shy, drop us a comment, we are always keen to help you, no matter what type of traveller you are!

Last note: Our commitment

This is a genuine article to help you travel a bit smarter and find the best place on a budget! We ONLY recommend places we know you will enjoy, no matter what.

We will never recommend you any place we haven’t evaluated or are not convinced by. We only share with you places we also recommend to our best friends and family!

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It is time to see what you should pack in your backpack or suitcase. Make sure you always pick a quality hostel, it totally reduces the things you need to pack. Here is our ultimate hostel packing list. It features 23 items you should really throw in your backpack.

The most important things to pack are: Read the full packing list here. Download Hostel Packing List