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Faroway Hostel is centrally located on a commercial pedestrian street in Faro and features a shared lounge area, a kitchen and a reception open from 14:00 to 23:00. Check-ins after 23:00 have an additional cost. Free WiFi is available in all areas. Rooms have access to shared bathroom and toilet facilities. Guests have free access to the common kitchen and lounge areas. The tour desk can help arrange excursions and bicycles can be rented on site. Faroway Hostel is located just 328 feet from the historic area of the city and 1969 feet from Faro Bus Station. Faro Train Station is a 10-minute walk away and Faro Airport is a 15-minute drive away.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

Faroway Hostel has been welcoming guests since Jun 6, 2014

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Faro, this property has an excellent location score of 9.5!

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Room Type
1 twin bed
1 queen bed
1 twin bed
1 queen bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 1
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Guest reviews


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  • Blerina
    I enjoyed a lot staying here! Faroway Hostel Is such a nice place! The location is super :)
  • Zofia
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The hostel was excellent: the room (a 4-bed female dorm) was airy and spacious, the bed very comfortable and the place super clean. It had a cool design too! The kitchen was very functional and the roof terrace was a lovely place to relax and have...
  • Maaike
    it’s a lovely place with a super friendly owner, I just spend one night but I wish I spend more time! beautiful little terrace, clean showers, big rooms!
  • Carla
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Great location, lovely restaurants nearby, value for money for one night. Bed is a bit hard but I slept well.
  • Manolis
    Had a wonderful short stay. Very kind and welcoming staff. In a central and beautiful part of the city.
  • Hayashi
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Faro-way is a super-friendly, cozy-with-style, laid-back hostel with a vet pleasant beach town vibe in it's decor. It's right in the middle of the small shopping/eating district, and a 5-10 min. Walk to anywhere else (the old town, train station,...
  • Huichin
    single beds instead of bunk beds in a spacious room are big bonus
  • Natália
    Super friendly staff, beautiful terrace, a lot of snack and food to choose from for breakfast
  • Sehrish
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    super friendly host, the atmosphere is calm and lovely guests. the town is safe and easy to access other parts of the algarve. as a Muslim woman I felt super safe and accepted. best time ever!
  • Charlotte
    Great stay! Will recommend 100%! The terrace is just amazing!

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  • Is it quiet at night?

    yes its very calm
    Answered on 3 July 2020

Area info *

Amenities of Faroway Hostel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.1

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Bar
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Bar crawls
    Additional charge
  • Entertainment staff
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Indoor play area
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Car rental
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Portuguese

House rules

Faroway Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM to 11:00 PM


From 5:00 AM to 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.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of EUR 15 is required on arrival. That's about 15.77USD. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full, in cash, subject to an inspection of the property.

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


Pets are not allowed.

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

A surcharge of 2.50 EUR applies for arrivals after check-in hours (23:00). All requests for late arrival are subject to confirmation by the property.

Please note that towels are not provided. Guests can bring their own or rent them at the property for the following extra charges: Towels: 1.50 EUR (per Towel,)

Bar is closed from Thu, Mar 10, 2022 until Sun, May 01, 2022

License number: 116311/AL

A damage deposit of EUR 15 is required on arrival. That's about 15.77USD. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full, in cash, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Faroway Hostel

  • Check-in at Faroway Hostel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

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

  • Faroway Hostel is 500 feet from the center of Faro. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

    • Bar crawls
    • Entertainment staff