With a capacity of 124 people in total, Tattva Design Hostel 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 has an unbeatable location in the 'heart of Porto', and is part of the 'World Heritage' protected area. 50mts away from the metro (which has a link to the Airport) and S.Bento train station, and 5min walk to the main bus line (Rede Expressos). Tattva is also close to all the main city attractions: Se Cathedral, Sao Joao Theatre, D. Luis I bridge, Ribeira, Clerigos Tower. The main shopping streets in Porto, bars, restaurants, supermarkets are all also very close. The best nightlife spots in the centre of Porto are a mere ten minutes walk from the hostel. Located in a quiet area of Porto, perfect for resting, but at the same time really close to Porto city center if you want to party...!
We believe that we've created a new level of comfort and intimacy in all our spaces, never forgetting a harmonious design aspect, and always with a friendly and informal atmosphere!. Two beautiful buildings have been recovered and totally refurbished to make the largest hostel in Porto - Tattva Design Hostel, with breathtaking views on the higher levels.
Tattva Design Hostel has 16 rooms and a capacity of 116 people in total (Female Dorms, Mixed Dorms and Double rooms), we are the largest hostel in Porto, ideal for groups but at the same time we provide a relaxed and comfortable stay for the individual backpacker.
Our rooms have: large orthopedic beds, individual curtains in each bed providing full privacy, en-suite bathrooms, good heaters and individual fans, free Wifi internet in the whole building, spacious individual lockers with free locks, key card access and wheelchair accessible.
For the sunny days relax in our fantastic outdoor terrace, and enjoy a drink from our terrace bar. Feel in a mood for a BBQ? Let's do it!
Check out our common areas: an outstanding aquarium lounge (3mts aquarium with exotic salt water fish), a cozy reading lounge, a fully equipped kitchen but if you feel lazy, don't worry, have dinner with us in our Tattva Restaurant & Bar, where we serve delicious typical portuguese food as well as Porto's famous typical dish: Francesinha.
We look forward to welcoming you in our 24H reception with a friendly , multilingual and amusing staff, always ready to help you in anyway possible and give the best tips of Porto's delights.
And why not join us for the different activities each day? Try our Portuguese Lessons, Free Walking Tour, Pub Crawl, Lazy Sundays, and much much more!
Wifi all over the building
Computers in lounge area
Maps and traveling advice
Luggage storage on arrival and departure
Individual lockers (dorms) and locks
Smiles and fun!
-Individual curtains in each bed providing FULL PRIVACY
-High pressured hot showers
-Heated Rooms and individual fans in each bed
-Prepared for the physically disabled (15 beds and ALL the common areas)
-Big outdoor terrace and BBQ area
-Spacious individual lockers
-Door and lockers open with keycard
-Bar and Restaurant with big dining area
-Aquarium Lounge (3mts aquarium with exotic salty water fish)
-Fully equipped kitchen for common use
Children and Extra Bed Policy costs €12.5
Children can be accommodated at the hotel in double room with extra bed ( extra charge)
Or Under 16 year old only allowed in rooms when accompanied with at least one responsible adult and in PRIVATE rooms (all beds in that room must be for that group).
There is capacity for 1 extra bed in the double room
No bed sharing allowed
All reservations which include the 23rd of June (Sao Joao) are non-refundable. The card used to make the reservation will be charged the outstanding balance of the reservation. Charges made are non-refundable in case of any modification or cancelation of the reservation.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 Hour Reception
- 24 Hour Security
- Air Conditioning
- Airport Transfers
- Bicycle hire
- Board Games
- Book Exchange
- Free Breakfast
- Cable TV
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free WiFi
- Hair Dryers
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Key Card Access
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Security Lockers
- Luggage Storage
- Meals Available
- No Curfew
- Outdoor Terrace
- Reading Light
- Shuttle Bus
- Taxes included
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
- Towels For Hire
- Vending Machines
- Washing Machine
- Wheelchair Friendly
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
24 hours reception
Check Out until 11.00 am
Check In after 14.30pm
Please note that from 1st March 2018 a city tax of EUR 2 per person, per night is not included in the total price and should be paid on site.
This tax is charged to guests aged 13 and older. It is subject to a maximum amount of EUR 14 per guest.
Children under 16 year old only allowed in rooms when accompanied with at least one responsible adult and in PRIVATE rooms (all beds in that room must be for that group);
No bed sharing allowed
All reservations which include the 23rd of June (Sao Joao) and the 31st of December/1st of January (NYE) are non-refundable. The card used to make the reservation will be charged the outstanding balance of the reservation. Charges made are non-refundable in case of any modification or cancelation of the reservation.
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
From AIRPORT take metro E line (purple). Change trains at Trindade station to D line (yellow) to S. Bento Station - 2nd Station after Trindade.
Arriving at S. Bento METRO OR TRAIN stations, follow the road upwards towards D. Luis I bridge. Just as you get to the top (you will see S/ Cathedral at your right side), turn on your first left in Rua (Street) Cha. Follow the road to its end (about 50mts) and when you see a fountain in a V-shaped intersection, you will find TATTVA on your right in Rua do Cativo, 26-28.
UNBEATABLE location in the heart of Porto, and part of the World Heritage protected area.
50mts away from METRO (which has a linked to the Airport), S. Bento TRAIN STATION, BUS stop and TAXIS.
CLOSE to all city ATTRACTIONS: S/ Cathedral, Aliados Sq., Ribeira, Clrigos Tower, Sao Joao Theatre, D. Luis I bridge, Guindais elevator, Wine cellars, Bolho market.
Also close to shopping streets, night life, restaurants and supermarkets.
ALL MAIN ATTRACTIONS IN THE CENTRE ARE WALKING DISTANCE.