Porto Wine Hostel
Porto Wine Hostel décor is based on the famous Port Wine. The rooms are named and decorated according to Port Wine types.
The 24h reception, where you will be welcomed with a glass of Port Wine and get all info needed to feel comfortable and enjoy your stay. We will provide you with free maps and information about the city and attractions nearby, available tours, bike/car rentals, and help you to plan your holidays the best way possible.
Living room, kitchen and bathroom for common use are located at the first floor. A balcony provides a gorgeous view to the Cordoaria Garden and Clerigos Tower. At the Wine Hostel Bar you can taste the famous Port Wine and most delicious Port Wine based cocktails. Here you can meet people, relax, watch a movie or football game, or play piano or guitar. You can use a guest computer, borrow a book or play board games.
The staircase goes up to the last floor with the original skylight as a main decoration piece.
The private rooms and dormitories are defined by classical Portuguese architecture, including high ceilings. Rooms are colourful, with a plenty of natural light. All rooms have a fan and a heater, and individual reading lights, power plugs and shelfs. The rooms are clean and super comfortable, with individual lockers and beds’ linen.
Laundry includes washing machine and tumble dryer, and its use has an additional cost.
Free Wi-Fi access is available in the common areas and in the rooms.
Continental breakfast is buffet type, served daily, from 8h00 to 12h00. At lunch/dinner time guests can use the fully equipped kitchen or explore the numerous restaurants that are around.
Our location is central, perfect spot to start discovering the city, visiting the main historical monuments on foot, surrounded by numerous restaurants and nightlife area is just around the corner. The Douro River is within 5-10 mins walking distance and the famous Port Wine Cellars are just across the D. Luis I bridge.
Around our Hostel are several stops from where buses and tram will take you to different parts of the city (Casa da Musica, Botanic garden, Serralves Museum, City Park, The Ocean and beach area, Matosinhos). Busses 601 and 602 allow direct connection to the Francisco Sá Carneiro airport within 50 mins. The São Bento train and metro station are within 5 min walking distance. There you can take a direct train to Braga, Guimarães, Aveiro, Coimbra and many other cities worth to visit. Metro will take you to the Francisco Sá Carneiro airport.
Hostel capacity: 10 rooms
Check in: 14h00
Check out: 11h30
Late check out: 13h00 (upon availability, additional charge applies)
FREE (Wi-Fi, Maps, Walking Tours, Luggage Storage, Coffee & Tea, Bed Linen)
Buffet Breakfast, daily from 08h00 to 12h00 (costs 3.50€)
City tax not included – Municipal Tourist tax is 2.00€ per person, per night, PAID IN CASH AT CHECK-IN.
Method of Payment: Cash, Debit Cards, Credit Cards
Cancellation Policy: 48h prior arrival. Cancelation before 48h prior arrival – no charge applies. Cancelation within this time – an amount equal to the first night of your stay will be charged.
The Porto Wine Hostel is a themed hostel, where the famous and unique Port Wine is an inspiration, whether it is the wine category that marks the difference between floors (Ruby, Tawny and Pink & White) or the decoration of the rooms based on Production, Aging, Storage, colour and sweetness, where you can find the Port Wine history all around and exposed in the Hostel, with exquisite pictures and images of the first wine region to be delimited in the world: The Douro Valley, in 1756.
The Hostel is located in a centenary building in Porto historical centre with views facing the Cordoaria Square, near the centennial coffee Piolho Caf, the Clrigos Tower, and Porto University Rectory. The hostel is inserted in todays most active nightlife centre, with coffees, restaurants, esplanades, bars, discos, street markets, art galleries
Recently renovated and decorated, this 4 floors building, with private bathrooms in 90% of the rooms, has a living room with balconies towards the garden and Cordoaria square, where you can watch the traditional serenades of students in front of the Hostel in the bandstand.
The Wine Hostel has capacity for 45 guests, having a total of 10 rooms, 8 of them with private bathrooms.
Room Types: 2 doubles, 1 triple, 3 mixed with 4 beds, 3 mixed with 6 beds and 1 mixed of 8 beds.
1st Floor: Social Area (Reception/ Living Room/ Kitchen)
2nd floor: Ruby Category: Vintage, LBV, SQV and Reserve
3rd Floor: Tawny Category: Harvest, 10 years, 20 years and 30/40years
4th Floor: Pink & White Category: Pink and White
The warm and dry colours of the different kinds of wine can be discovered as you walk around the hostel, from the White wines yellow and dry green colours to the fruity young oranges, from the Tawnys, followed by the Ruby reds, never forgetting the newest one: the Pink.
Almost all the themed rooms have private bathrooms.
All rooms have general and individual lightning, internet access (wireless LAN) and are all very comfortable.
The Private rooms have imperial manor beds.
Every bed has linen and bed clothing.
Towels can be rented.
Breakfast is not included.
Free access to the kitchen.
We have daily animation projects in our hostel, with presentations and tastings of the various Port wines, guided indoor tours about Porto and North of Portugal with interpreter guides and many more surprises.
At the Reception:
A free map with information about the principal monuments and attractions will be given to guests
Touristic Bus Circuits, Panoramic Circuits, Helicopter Tours, City Train, Douro Cruises and Touristic Circuits can be acquired there
Possibility of Car, Bike and Moto rent and surf equipment.
Check In: from 14:00
Check-out: until 13:00
Please note that the 1st night of your staying will be charged in case of No-Show.
If you cancel the booking on the arrival day we will charge the 1st night.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 Hour Reception
- 24 Hour Security
- Airport Transfers
- Bicycle hire
- Board Games
- Breakfast Not Included
- Cable TV
- Ceiling Fan
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Telephone/Fax Facilities
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free WiFi
- Hair Dryers
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Security Lockers
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Reading Light
- Steam Room
- Taxes included
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels For Hire
- Washing Machine
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.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
Check-out time: until 11h30
Check-in time: from 14h00
Cancellation policy: 24h before arrival
**Groups special conditions:
Groups under age of 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
Cancellation Policy is:
The payment of the total amount will be charged a week before arrival.
If cancelled, reduced beds' number or no show less then 7 days before arrival, no refunds will be made.
CITY TAX APPLIES FROM 1st of March 2018.
IT WILL BE 2€ PER PERSON, PER NIGHT, UP TO MAX. 7 NIGHTS AND IT SHOULD BE PAID IN CASH AT CHECK-IN.
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DirectionsShow MapHide Map
If you are coming by Plain:
Metro: take the Purple line from the Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport until Trindade Station which is within 10-15 mins walking distance from Porto Wine Hostel. You can also switch to Yellow Line (Line D, direction Santo Ovidio) there and get out in São Bento Station which is within 5 mins walking distance from Porto Wine Hostel.
Bus: 601 and 602 are lines that connect the Porto city centre to the Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport. The last stop of the both lines is Cordoaria Garden and Porto Wine Hostel is located just across it (our entrance is right next to a bandstand).
Transfer: There is a possibility to book a private transfer with us. Its cost is 15€ per car (up to 4 people). Please contact us in case you need more information.
If you are coming by Train:
São Bento Station is within 5 mins walking distance from Porto Wine Hostel.
Campanhã Station – Bus 207 will bring you to the city centre. Get out in Carmo Stop and you will find Porto Wine Hostel just around the quarter, facing the garden (our entrance is right next to a bandstand). You can also book a private transfer that costs 10€ per car (up to 4 people). Please contact us in case you need more information.
If you are coming by Bus:
The main bus terminal is located in Campo 24 de Agosto. There you can take buses 300 (direction Aliados), 302 (Direction Aliados) or 305 (direction Cordoaria) until Carmo Stop and you will find Porto Wine Hostel just around the quarter, facing the garden (our entrance is right next to a bandstand).
If you are coming by Car:
GPS Coordinates: N 41 08.800 W 8 37.025
Porto Wine Hostel is located near the Clerigos Tower, one of the most important symbols of the city. It is just at the opposite side of the Cordoaria Garden (Campo Mártires da Pátria 52A), next to the Hospital Santo Antonio. Our entrance is right next to a bandstand.