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Located within the castle walls, Hostel Portalegre is 150 feet from Rua do Comércio shopping street and less than 10 minutes walking from Portalegre Bus Station. It serves breakfast in the shared kitchen.

This former family house offers now private and shared rooms. They all have large windows, allowing plenty of daylight. Bathroom facilities are shared.

The hostel features a living room with books, TV, an old radio and colorful sofas where guests can relax and socialize. The traditional kitchen is available for guests’ use. Several regional restaurants and grocery stores are within walking distance.

From Hostel Portalegre, the central Rossio is within 10 minutes’ walking and has one of Portugal oldest plane-trees. In Atalaião, the upper part of the city, guests can enjoy the São Cristóvão belvedere offering far-reaching views of the city and the surrounding plains.

Set in a former convent with beautiful cloisters, Portalegre Municipal Library is less than 5 minutes’ walking from Hostel Portalegre. The panoramic Marvão village is 11 mi from the hostel.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.5 for a two-person trip.

Hostel Portalegre has been welcoming guests since Dec 6, 2013

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.9)

Breakfast Info


Private parking available


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  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
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  • Is it quiet at night?
    It is usually very quiet at night, the city is very calm.
    Answered on September 3, 2019
  • Are the rooms only for men?
    Se for quarto partilhado sim.
    Answered on September 2, 2021
  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?
    Em quarto partilhado não.
    Answered on June 21, 2022
  • Are sheets and towels included?
    Sim tal como sabonete e gel banho.
    Answered on June 20, 2022
  • Hi Good Evening, It’s seems a perfect find for me to stay at your place. Could you please let me know if I can check in around 22:00 hours? Thanks.
    Sim é possível.
    Answered on June 20, 2022
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Amenities of Hostel Portalegre
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Shared kitchen
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
WiFi is available in some hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is needed) and charges may apply.
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
  • Shared lounge/TV area
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Smoke-free property
  • Family rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Portuguese

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


3:00 PM - 11:00 PM


Until 12:00 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 of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Extra bed by request
€ 15 per child, per night
3+ years
Extra bed by request
€ 15 per person, per night

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

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

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Cash only

This property only accepts cash payments.

The fine print

Please note that the 50% deposit charged on day of booking must be paid by bank transfer. The property will contact guests with further details. The remaining amount will be charged in cash at check-in.

Please note that the reception is not open at all times, guests are required to contact the hostel before arrival.

License number: 311/AL

FAQs about Hostel Portalegre

  • Check-in at Hostel Portalegre is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

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

    • Guests staying at Hostel Portalegre can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.8).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental

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

      • Bus 3h

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

    • Hostel Portalegre is 650 feet from the center of Portalegre.