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Le Penguin Hostel is located in the center of Faro. With a friendly staff, guests have access to laundry facilities and a sunny outdoor area. Free WiFi access is available.

Guests can choose between a twin bedroom and dormitories which offer a cozy stay and a private locker. Bathroom facilities are shared and linen and towels are provided.

At Le Penguin Hostel guests will find a shared lounge area with a TV. Guests can visit the great variety of restaurants that Faro has to offer including various international cuisine and traditional Portuguese.

The hostel is 5.6 mi from Faro Beach and 0.9 mi away guests can take the ferry boat to the Desert Island. Faro Bus Station is a 12-minute walk away and the Train Station is 0.7 mi away. The Gambelas University is 3.7 mi away and Faro International Airport is a 10-minute drive.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.6 for a two-person trip.

Le Penguin Hostel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Apr 7, 2014

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Faro, this property has an excellent location score of 8.8!

Breakfast Info

Continental, Buffet


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  • 1 queen bed
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4 reasons to choose Le Penguin Hostel

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • The staff speaks English
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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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Located in the historic old town

Crumbling whitewash churches and charming narrow alleys mark Faro's Old Town. People first settled here over 2,000 years ago.

What's nearby
  • Lethes Theatre
    0.2 miles
  • São Luís Stadium
    0.3 miles
  • Carmo Church & Bones Chapel
    0.3 miles
  • Faro Hospital
    0.3 miles
  • Palacete Belmarço
    0.4 miles
  • Arco da Vila
    0.4 miles
  • Faro Marina
    0.5 miles
  • Faro Archaeological Museum
    0.5 miles
  • Cathedral of Faro
    0.5 miles
  • Algarve Live Science Centre
    0.6 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant
    0 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Pipers Irish Pub
    0.3 miles
Top attractions
  • Church of São Lourenço
    6.2 miles
  • Vilamoura Marina
    11.4 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Ocean/Sea
    6.2 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Barreta Beach
    2.9 miles
  • Faro Beach
    2.9 miles
  • Farol Beach
    4.7 miles
  • Quinta do Lago Beach
    5 miles
  • Culatra Beach
    6 miles
Closest Airports
  • Faro Airport
    2.2 miles
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Amenities of Le Penguin Hostel
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Themed dinners Additional charge
  • Movie nights
  • Bar crawls
  • Evening entertainment
  • Entertainment staff
  • Darts
  • Ping-pong
  • Game room
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Parking options available
  • Street parking
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Indoor play area
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
General
  • Adults only
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking rooms
Pool and Spa
  • Kids' pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Pool/Beach towels
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Portuguese
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

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

Check-in

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

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

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

Check-in is only possible for guests between 18 and 90 years old

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Discover JCB Le Penguin Hostel 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), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Please inform Le Penguin 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.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

License number: 9142/14-AL179/14

FAQs about Le Penguin Hostel

  • Guests staying at Le Penguin Hostel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Le Penguin Hostel (subject to availability):

    • Street parking

  • Check-in at Le Penguin Hostel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Le Penguin Hostel is 2,150 feet from the center of Faro.

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

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

    • Game room
    • Ping-pong
    • Darts
    • Evening entertainment
    • Movie nights
    • Entertainment staff
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Bar crawls
    • Themed dinners