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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.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.2 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Located in the real heart of Faro, this property has an excellent location score of 8.6!

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian


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Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 queen bed
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Property practices

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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.0
Facilities
7.4
Cleanliness
7.5
Comfort
7.5
Value for money
8.0
Location
8.6
Free WiFi
7.8
Low score for Faro
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Karagüzel
    Italy Italy
    The staff were not only young and beautiful souls but also incredibly helpful. They were always there when I needed help. This hostel truly embodies everything you'd expect from a hostel experience. Highly recommend!
  • Andrés
    Argentina Argentina
    the staff was really friendly, the facilities were good, the food was nice
  • Andrew
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Very friendly staff very helpful made my holiday even better

Area info

Amenities of Le Penguin Hostel

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Terrace
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
  • Bar
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private beach area
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Private beach area
    Additional charge
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Themed dinners
    Additional charge
  • Movie nights
  • Bar crawls
  • Beach
  • 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
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • 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)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking rooms
Spa
  • Kids' pool
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Portuguese

House rules

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

Check-in

From 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM

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

Check-out

From 8:00 AM to 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

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

Age restriction

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

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

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.

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.

License number: 9142/14-AL179/14

FAQs about Le Penguin Hostel

  • Le Penguin Hostel is 2,150 feet from the center of Faro. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

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

  • 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.

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

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian

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