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Located in Portimão, just a 2-minute walk from the extensive Rocha Beach, Hostel S. José is a sunny house with common areas for all guests, an area with Brazilian hammocks, and an outdoor terrace. Free WiFi is provided

The house has 10 bedrooms. Double, twin and family rooms, as well as female, mixed and male dormitories with bunk beds, all with private bathrooms.

There is a fully equipped shared kitchen. There is a variety of restaurants and bars in the vicinity. The Marina of Portimão is about 10 min walk from our hostel. Portimão Train Station is an 8-minute drive from Hostel S. José, while Lagos is 15 mi away.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Hostel S. José has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jun 3, 2014

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Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Portimão, this property has an excellent location score of 9.5!


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About Hostel S. José

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  • Can I use my own sleeping bag?

    If you want to sleep in your sleeping bag on top of the mattress, is ok for us. Keep in mind our sheets are very clean and fresh and we have extra blankets in case you're cold.


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    Answered on October 24, 2019
  • Do you have planned events or activities?

    We recommend activities on the beach, but we do not plan anything from ourselves.


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    Answered on October 24, 2019
  • Is there a shuttle available to get to the closest beach nearby? What are the other transportation options?

    There are buses from Praia da Rocha to the city center, to other cities and also for some beaches. We also recommend bikes and scooter rentals and Uber to move around.


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    Answered on October 24, 2019
  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?

    We can give you lockers. We only ask for a deposit, but we give it back to you fully.


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    Answered on October 24, 2019
  • Do Double Rooms have their own balcony?

    We have one double room and two twin rooms with a balcony. when making the reservation you have to check on the room description to see if there is a or a balcony on the room you are booking for.


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    Answered on September 3, 2020
  • Is it quiet at night?

    In June, July, August, and September it is not. The bars and clubs close at 6 A.M, and after that time yes, it is very calm and quiet.


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    Answered on October 24, 2019
  • Do you offer luggage storage?

    Yes, we do. Free of charge. We only charge if you want to pick them up after 21h.


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    Answered on October 24, 2019
  • How much does it cost to rent a lock?

    Padlocks are free, we only ask € 10 as a deposit. When you leave, gives us back the padlock and we'll give you back the € 10.


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    Answered on October 24, 2019
  • How can I get to the closest beach from the property?

    Walking, 200 mts.


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    Answered on October 24, 2019
  • Hi. Do you have a room for 2 people on the ground floor for the 17 March. No stairs please. Thank you - John.

    Hey John. Unfortunately, our rooms are all upstairs, no ground floor.


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    Answered on March 14, 2020
  • Are sheets and towels included?

    The linen is included. Towels have a cost.


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    Answered on November 30, 2019
Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Tony´s Pizaria Take away
    0 miles
  • Restaurant O Barão
    0 miles
  • Restaurant Gelateria Hagen Dazs
    0 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Discoteca Katedral
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant Restaurante Mistral
    0.2 miles
Natural Beauty
  • River Rio Arade
    1.2 miles
  • Mountain Serra de Monchique
    9.3 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Rocha Beach
    500 feet
  • Três Castelos Beach
    1,550 feet
  • Careanos Beach
    4,300 feet
  • Praia da Angrinha
    4,500 feet
  • Praia Grande
    4,850 feet
Closest Airports
  • Faro Airport
    32.2 miles
How to get to Hostel S. José from Faro Airport
    Car
    Public transportation
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Amenities of Hostel S. José
Outdoors
  • Terrace
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Beach
  • Water park Off-site Additional charge
  • Snorkeling Off-site Additional charge
  • Diving Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
  • Windsurfing Off-site Additional charge
  • Ping-pong
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Baggage storage
  • Laundry Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Safe
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • 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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Check-in

3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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

Check-out

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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 of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Payments by Booking.com

Booking.com 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

Please note that the 100% of the first night 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 due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), dormitories have their capacity reduced to half.

Please inform Hostel S. José 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: 5950/AL