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Hostel Alegria is located 1.2 mi from central Aliados Avenue in Porto. The Marquês Metro Station is just 1,300 feet away. The unit has an ample garden and a terrace.

This characteristic Porto home has high ceilings, wooden floors and dates back to the early 20th century. The unit has accommodations in mixed and female-specific dormitories, all with access to shared bathroom facilities. Free WiFi access is available. The shared lounge has a flat-screen cable TV.

Breakfast service is available and is complimentary. Guests may use the hostel’s equipped communal kitchen in order to cook up their own meals. The nearby Porto center has a wide range of traditional Portuguese and international restaurants for guests to discover.

The historical center is a UNESCO World Heritage and features several popular landmarks. The Clérigos Tower is 1.4 mi away, while the Lello Bookstore and lively Galerias de Paris are both 1.4 mi away from the hostel. São Bento Train Station is 1.2 mi from the property. Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport is 11 mi from the Hostel Alegria.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.0 for a two-person trip.

Hostel Alegria has been welcoming guests since Nov 21, 2014

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Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.1)

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  • The staff speaks English

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About Hostel Alegria

Welcoming guests since Nov 21, 2014

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  • Are sheets and towels included?


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    Answered on October 30, 2019
  • Hello. My flight arrives at 11.30pm and I'll be able to get to the hotel around 00.30-01:00am. Please confirm I'll be able to check-in at this time of the night. I hope it will work for you.

    Hi there, We can have late check-in at that time. Best regards

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    Answered on May 26, 2021
  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?


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    Answered on October 30, 2019
  • Do you offer luggage storage?


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  • Do you have planned events or activities?

    There are some seasonal events that occur on the Hostel.

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    Answered on June 14, 2021
  • Can I use my own sleeping bag?

    Yes, no problem with that.

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  • How much does it cost to rent a lock?

    We dont have locks to rent, however we have some limited lockers which have a key already.

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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Lapa Church
    0.6 miles
  • Via Catarina Shopping
    0.8 miles
  • City Market Bolhao
    0.8 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Neveiros
    0 miles
  • Restaurant Estrela do Lima
    0 miles
Top attractions
  • Estadio do Dragao
    0.9 miles
  • Oporto Coliseum
    0.9 miles
  • FC Porto Museum
    0.9 miles
  • Sao Bento Train Station
    1.1 miles
  • Campanha Train Station
    1.1 miles
  • Sao Bento Metro Station
    1.1 miles
  • Lello Bookshop
    1.1 miles
  • Clerigos Tower
    1.2 miles
  • D. Luis I Bridge
    1.4 miles
  • Ferreira Borges Market
    1.4 miles
Natural Beauty
  • River Douro
    0.9 miles
  • Ocean/Sea Atlântico
    1.9 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Carneiro Beach
    3.9 miles
  • Ingleses Beach
    4 miles
  • Lavadores Beach
    4 miles
  • Molhe Beach
    4.2 miles
  • Salgueiros Beach
    4.3 miles
Public transit
  • Subway Marques Metro Station
    0.2 miles
  • Subway Combatentes Metro Station
    0.4 miles
  • Subway Faria Guimaraes Metro Station
    0.5 miles
  • Subway Trindade Metro Station
    0.7 miles
  • Subway Bolhao Metro Station
    0.7 miles
  • Subway Campo 24 Agosto Metro Station
    0.8 miles
  • Subway Lapa Metro Station
    0.9 miles
Closest Airports
  • Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport
    6.5 miles
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Amenities of Hostel Alegria
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Express check-in/out
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Key access
  • Designated smoking area
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Portuguese
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Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules
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3:00 PM - 8:00 PM


7:00 AM - 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 of all ages are welcome.

Children 6 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

0 - 5 years
Extra bed by request
€ 10 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.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

Please note that bookings longer than 10 days will require a 50% deposit. The property will contact you after you book to provide any bank transfer instructions.

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

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Please inform Hostel Alegria 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: 11305/AL

FAQs about Hostel Alegria

  • Guests staying at Hostel Alegria can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet

  • Hostel Alegria is 0.9 miles from the center of Porto.

  • Check-in at Hostel Alegria is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

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

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

      • Subway/Metro 30min

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