Hostel Santantao is located in Praa do Giraldo (Giraldo's Square), known as the visitors room of the world heritage city of vora. Placed in a centenary building, the origin of its name is due to the proximity to St. Anto church.
The only accommodation in the main square of vora allows our guests to be just 5 minutes walking from every place of interest in the historic center.
Our goal is to offer a pleasant stay and help our guests to know the life, the history and the culture of vora.
Hostel Santantao has three floors. On the 1st and 2nd floors our guests can find different common areas for relaxing, reading, watching TV or even checking emails. For those who like to cook their own meals, there is a fully equipped kitchen available in the 1st floor. Finally, at the top of the building is the terrase where our guests can enjoy the amazing view that extends from the city to the countryside.
At the reception area, our guests can find touristic information and cultural guides of the city.
Hostel Santantao has one private room (twin beds), three dorms with six beds and one dorm with four beds. All rooms are equipped with safety lockers, reading lights and windows. The two Giraldo dorms (with six beds) have a balcony and air conditioning.
The hostel provides linen and hot showers 24h in the two bathrooms available.
Check in - 14:00 Last check in - 21:00
Check out - 11:00
Cancellation policy - 24 hrs
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 hour reception
- Air Conditioning
- Bicycle hire
- Board Games
- Breakfast Included
- Cable TV
- Common Room
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free Wifi
- Hair Dryers
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Non Smoking
- Outdoor Terrace
- Postal Service
- Reading Light
- Taxes included
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels For Hire
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
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The nearest airport is Portela in Lisbon, about 130 Km. The travelers have three ways to get vora : by car, by train or by bus.
By car, take the road A2 in direction of Algarve and Spain, ahead 60 Km take the A6, till find the exit to vora and take the national road N114, more 12 Km you arrive to the city and then find the City Walls. It is better left the car outside the walls, free parking at Raimundo Gate, Alconchel Gate and Rossio So Brs because the parking places inside have a expensive fee between 8 AM till 7 PM. By car take the Raimundo Street or the Repblica Street, direction Giraldo Square.
By bus or by train the travelers take the transportation Lisbon-vora, the bus and train station at vora is outside of the City Walls.
From bus station, 5/8 minutes walking direction Alconchel Gate and Serpa Pinto Street or take the local bus.
From train station, 10/12 minutes walking direction Dr. Barahona Street and Repblica Street or take the local bus.
The Hostel Santantao address:
Giraldo Square, 83 ÃÃÃÃÃÃÃÃÃÃÂ 2Âº
The strategic position of Santantao, in downtown, avoids the use of guestÃÃÃÃÃÃÃÃÃÃÂs car. All the monuments, squares and streets inside the city walls are no more than five minutes walking, the best way to know the town and inhabitants.
The principal places to visit are Giraldo Square with arcades, fountain and Sto. AntÃ£o Church, the Cathedral, the acropolis with the Roman Temple, City Museum, Public Library, Loios Church, Palace of Cadaval. Other interesting places are University, MouraÃÃÃÃÃÃÃÃÃÃÂs Square Gate, Silver Water Aqueduct, Public Garden, Chapel of Bones and City Walls.
About 13 Km West of Ãvora, the Almendres Megalithic Site and nearby the pre-historic testimonies in Valverde and Tourega.
Around the hostel the guests find several shops of handicraft works and commercial area, tourism office, small restaurants, bars and coffee-shops to taste the traditional dishes and wines of Alentejo.
At night there are bars with lively music in the streets nearby and the Praxis disco.