Stay in the heart of Porto Excellent location – show map

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Located in a recently restored building from the 1940’s, the CoolHostel is 350 feet from the picturesque Bolhão Market. Free WiFi access is available throughout the property.

Accommodations range from private to shared rooms with individual reading lights and a private locker. Each room is colorful and bright. All rooms offer access to shared bathroom facilities.

A breakfast buffet can be enjoyed in the dining room or in the fully equipped kitchen. Guests can also choose to sunbathe on the terrace or have a barbecue.

After a day of sightseeing, guests can relax in the living room while watching TV or browsing the Internet in the available computers for guests’ use.

Porto International Airport is 9.3 mi away, and the hostel provides a shuttle service at an additional charge. Bolhão Metro Station is less than 2 minutes’ walking, and Santa Catarina shopping street is around the corner.

This is our guests' favorite part of Porto, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

CoolHostel has been welcoming guests since Aug 22, 2013

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Porto, this property has an excellent location score of 9.4!

Breakfast Info

Continental, Buffet


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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose CoolHostel

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Hi if I land in Porto at 11pm would I have enough time to check in?
    Hello , yes no problem we can wait if you are late , thanks.
    Answered on December 13, 2021
  • Hello dear, I am Muhammad and want tovisit portugal for one week. i just want to know have you facility for guest for SEF entry ? can you provide docu...
    Hello, when you arrive we send to SEF your name, thanks.
    Answered on May 4, 2021
  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?
    We have private lockers for the shared rooms
    Answered on November 29, 2019
  • hello, in this superior double room is privatr bathroom? thanks kind regards, Anna Lis
    Hello all of our rooms have shared bathroom , thank you.
    Answered on May 6, 2021
  • Are sheets and towels included?
    The sheets and towlels are included for all the private rooms only in shared towels not included but you can rent for 2€
    Answered on October 20, 2019
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Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
Amenities of CoolHostel
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Shared kitchen
  • Walking tours
  • Bar crawls Additional charge
  • Hiking
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs EUR 10 per day.
  • Accessible parking
  • Parking garage
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
  • Public transit tickets
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Tour desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Portuguese

House rules CoolHostel takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 12:00 AM


Until 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 8 are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

8 - 12 years
Extra bed by request
€ 18 per child, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

The maximum number of extra beds allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 8 and up are allowed)


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa CoolHostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Please inform CoolHostel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

License number: 39085/AL

FAQs about CoolHostel

  • The prices at CoolHostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at CoolHostel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Guests staying at CoolHostel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to CoolHostel by:

    • Subway/Metro 50min

  • CoolHostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Walking tours
    • Bar crawls

  • CoolHostel is 1,500 feet from the center of Porto.