Stay in the heart of Lagos

Located in the historical center of Lagos, a 10-minute walk from the Batata Beach, Olive Hostel Lagos offers accommodations in dormitories as well as private rooms. There is a colorful patio and an on-site bar which offers a welcoming ambiance. Free WiFi is available.

Dormitories offers accommodations in bunk beds and access to shared bathroom facilities. Those that wish to have more privacy can choose the double or twin rooms available. In addition there is a lounge with games, musical instruments, books and magazines

Guests may prepare their own meals in the communal kitchen which includes spices and olive oil for free. Alternatively guests may visit the traditional Portuguese restaurants located within walking distance. A variety of bars can also be found in the vicinity.

Olive Hostel Lagos can organize kayak and boat trips as well as diving activities, horse riding, car and bike rental. Regular Yoga classes and movie sessions are also organized. Dona Ana Beach is 0.6 mi away and Meia Praia Beach is 1.2 mi away across the Bensafrim River. Lagos Train Station is a 15-minute walk away and Faro International Airport is 56 mi away.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Olive Hostel Lagos has been welcoming guests since May 25, 2016

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Lagos, this property has an excellent location score of 9.6!


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Closest beaches
  • Meia Praia Beach

    Meia Praia Beach

    8.9 Excellent beach
    1,350 feet from property
  • Praia da Forte da Bandeira

    8.7 Excellent beach
    1,650 feet from property
  • Batata Beach

    Batata Beach

    8.5 Very good beach
    1,750 feet from property
  • Praia dos Estudantes

    8.8 Excellent beach
    2,200 feet from property
  • Praia do Pinhão

    8.9 Excellent beach
    2,750 feet from property
  • Dona Ana Beach

    Dona Ana Beach

    8.8 Excellent beach
    3,200 feet from property
  • Camilo Beach

    8.7 Excellent beach
    4,650 feet from property
  • Porto de Mos Beach

    Porto de Mos Beach

    9.0 Wonderful beach
    1.2 miles from property
  • Praia dos Pinheiros

    9.1 Wonderful beach
    1.2 miles from property
  • Praia do Canavial

    9.0 Wonderful beach
    1.2 miles from property
  • Praia da Balança

    9.1 Wonderful beach
    1.2 miles from property
  • Martin Barranco Beach

    8.8 Excellent beach
    1.3 miles from property
  • Ponta da Piedade Beach

    9.0 Wonderful beach
    1.4 miles from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Is it quiet at night?
    Between June and September it can be quite noisy on the road until about 3 o´clock in the morning but we try to keep it quite in the hostel from about midnight.
    Answered on 19 August 2019
  • Are sheets and towels included?
    Sheets are always included, but towels only at the private rooms. But for all dorms, towels can be rented for 1 Euro only.
    Answered on 20 October 2019
  • Hello, I’d like to stay for one night tomorrow. I have a bicycle that I need to store, is this possible?
    Hello, Yes we have a small space for your bicycle
    Answered on 26 June 2021
  • Can a 17 and 16 year old stay here without a parent or guardian?
    Yes it is possible
    Answered on 2 June 2021
  • Hi is it possible to volunteer for the month of April?
    hi, we don't accept volunteers, sorry
    Answered on 15 March 2022
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Area info *
Amenities of Olive Hostel Lagos Great facilities! Review score, 9.0
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Shared kitchen
  • Dining table
  • Coffee machine
  • Stovetop
  • Kitchenware
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Movie nights
  • Snorkeling
    Additional charge
  • Horseback riding
    Additional charge
  • Diving
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Canoeing
    Additional charge
  • Game room
  • Fishing
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Fax
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Books, DVDs or music for children
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Babysitting/Child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Key access
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Wake-up service
  • Car rental
  • Laptop safe
  • Fan
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Yoga classes
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Massage
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese

House rules

Olive Hostel Lagos takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 11:00 PM


9:00 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.

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

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

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Free! Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.

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

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

License number: 21897/AL

FAQs about Olive Hostel Lagos

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

    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
    • Game room
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Bicycle rental
    • Bike tours
    • Yoga classes
    • Movie nights
    • Horseback riding

  • Olive Hostel Lagos is 1,000 feet from the center of Lagos.

  • The nearest beach is 0.6 miles from Olive Hostel Lagos.

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

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