Located within a completely restored 19th-century building, So Cool Hostel Porto offers modern, private and shared accommodations in one of the most central avenues of Porto, Avenida da Boavista. Free WiFi access is included.

Featuring high ceilings with stucco works, rooms are bright and airy. They all include lockers, individual reading lights and have key card access. Bathroom facilities are shared.

Guests can use the common kitchen to prepare their meals and enjoy them in the sunny dining area or outdoors, in the furnished garden area, with a glass of wine from the cellar. Thematic Portuguese dinners are organized by the staff.

The So Cool common areas allow guests to relax with a book, listen to music and watch TV/DVD. Rotunda da Boavista is 5 minutes’ walking and Casa da Música is a 10-minute walk away.

Many public transport options can be found within 656 feet, giving access to the rest of Porto city. Casa de Serralves and its Contemporary Art Museum is a 10-minute bus ride. The iconic Clérigos Tower is a 20-minute metro ride from So Cool Hostel Porto.

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

So Cool Hostel Porto has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Aug 1, 2013

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Porto, this property has an excellent location score of 8.5!

Breakfast Info

Buffet


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  • The staff speaks English
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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Brasilia Shopping Centre
    0.3 miles
  • Boavista Roundabout
    0.4 miles
  • Bom Sucesso Market
    0.4 miles
  • Península Boutique Center
    0.4 miles
  • Shopping Cidade do Porto
    0.4 miles
  • Music House
    0.4 miles
  • Lapa Church
    0.5 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Casa Agrícola
    0 miles
  • Restaurant Casa Agrícola
    0 miles
Top attractions
  • Lello Bookshop
    0.8 miles
  • Clerigos Tower
    0.9 miles
  • City Market Bolhao
    1 miles
  • Sao Bento Train Station
    1 miles
  • Sao Bento Metro Station
    1 miles
  • Palacio da Bolsa
    1.1 miles
  • Ferreira Borges Market
    1.1 miles
  • Oporto Coliseum
    1.1 miles
  • Ribeira Square
    1.2 miles
  • D. Luis I Bridge
    1.4 miles
Natural Beauty
  • River Douro River
    1.6 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Carneiro Beach
    2.8 miles
  • Ingleses Beach
    2.8 miles
  • Lavadores Beach
    2.9 miles
  • Molhe Beach
    3.1 miles
  • Salgueiros Beach
    3.3 miles
Public transit
  • Subway Carolina Michaelis Metro Station
    0.1 miles
  • Subway Lapa Metro Station
    0.3 miles
  • Subway Casa da Musica's Metro Station
    0.4 miles
Closest Airports
  • Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport
    6.1 miles
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Amenities of So Cool Hostel Porto
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Bike tours
  • Walking tours
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and charges may apply.
Services
  • Daily housekeeping Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Baggage storage Additional charge
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • Car rental
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Key access
General
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Portuguese
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules So Cool Hostel Porto takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

3:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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

Check-out

8:00 AM - 11:00 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 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Free

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking for more than 8 people, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa So Cool Hostel Porto accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

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

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Please inform So Cool Hostel Porto 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: 6686/AL

FAQs about So Cool Hostel Porto

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

  • So Cool Hostel Porto offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Walking tours
    • Bike tours

  • Guests staying at So Cool Hostel Porto can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet

  • So Cool Hostel Porto is 0.8 miles from the center of Porto.

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

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to So Cool Hostel Porto by:

    • Subway/Metro 20min