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Located in Ericeira and within a few steps of Pescadores Beach, GiG Capsule Hostel features a terrace, allergy-free rooms, and free WiFi. The property is around a 13-minute walk from Matadouro Beach, 16 miles from Sintra National Palace and 21 miles from Quinta da Regaleira. The property provides a shared kitchen and luggage storage space for guests. At the hostel, the rooms are equipped with a balcony. Each room is equipped with an electric tea pot, while certain rooms include a kitchen with a fridge, a microwave and a toaster. At GiG Capsule Hostel all rooms include bed linen and towels. At the accommodation you'll find a restaurant serving International cuisine. Vegetarian, dairy-free and vegan options can also be requested. Popular points of interest near GiG Capsule Hostel include Algodio Beach, Sao Sebastiao Beach and Baleia Beach. The nearest airport is Humberto Delgado, 26 miles from the hostel, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.9 for a two-person trip.

GiG Capsule Hostel has been welcoming guests since Feb 26, 2018

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Located in the top-rated area in Ericeira, this property has an excellent location score of 9.8!

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Room Type
1 king bed
2 twin beds
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Ericeira
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  • Lisa
    The beds are so comfy, really well done. Everything is so clean, location is great; close to everything and it was social! Enjoyed my stay here, even extended it for a bit
  • Lauren
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    It was a lovely location, clean and full of lovely people!
  • Daniele
    I loved the concept of bunked capsule beds and really appreciate the host (Gonzalo), super nice person, very friendly and sharing a lot of useful information about Ericeira. The location is also great.
  • Katherine
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The property was clean, the location was excellent and the staff was very helpful and responsive.
  • ת
    The beds are really good and giving space and privacy
  • Francesca
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Gonçalo is super welcoming, friendly and helpful. He made sure we were booked onto surf lessons (at a very reasonable price) and was on hand to answer any questions and make recommendations. Hostel itself was clean and modern and was in a great...
  • Leonidas
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Great location and nice small facilities. Private dorm beds. Not a social hostel. Great cafe and ice cream shop downstairs.
  • Sean
    The hostel is great! I felt at home from the time I arrived and as a solo traveler it was very easy to meet people. And everyone was really nice. I loved the little kitchen, bathroom facilities and the dorm with bunkbeds and the blinds that...
  • Fabs827
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Great location, amazing host and staff. I really enjoyed my staff so much so I extended another day. Met great travelers there too. I will def be back!
  • Amanda
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Great location! Very helpful host! Love the blackout pulldown curtain. Makes you feel very private.

Property questions and answers
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  • Is it quiet at night?

    Yes, despite being close to the center there is no noise at night.
    Answered on 7 February 2020
  • Is breakfast included in a price or if not, how much it costs?

    Breakfast is not included, however, the hostel have a small kitchen where guests can prepare your breakfast and we during the stay our guests have 20%..
    Answered on 13 May 2022
  • Do you have planned events or activities?

    Yes, we have several partnerships, such as yoga classes, surf lessons, bike tours, workshops, etc.
    Answered on 7 February 2020
  • Do you offer luggage storage?

    Yes, there is a closet near your bed to store luggage.
    Answered on 7 February 2020
  • Are sheets and towels included?

    Yes, sheets and towels are included.
    Answered on 7 February 2020
  • Re deluxe king The bathroom looks private, is that correct?

    The Studio has private bathroom.
    Answered on 8 September 2022
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Area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • GiG - Green is Good
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Brunch
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Modern
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Amenities of GiG Capsule Hostel
Great facilities! Review score, 9

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Beachfront
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Shared kitchen
  • Toaster
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Themed dinners
    Additional charge
  • Bike tours
  • Walking tours
  • Bar crawls
  • Beach
  • Water sports facilities on site
    Additional charge
  • Hiking
  • Fishing
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Dining area
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Safe
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Private entrance
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Yoga classes
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese

House rules

GiG Capsule Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM


Until 1:00 PM



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 not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Payments by takes your payment for this stay on behalf of the property, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.

The fine print

Please inform GiG Capsule Hostel 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: 64465/AL

FAQs about GiG Capsule Hostel

  • GiG Capsule Hostel is 1,000 feet from the center of Ericeira. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • GiG Capsule Hostel has 1 restaurant:

    • GiG - Green is Good

  • Check-in at GiG Capsule Hostel is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 1:00 PM.

  • GiG Capsule Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Fishing
    • Beachfront
    • Walking tours
    • Beach
    • Themed dinners
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Bike tours
    • Bar crawls
    • Yoga classes

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