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.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.1 for a two-person trip.

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Porto, this property has an excellent location score of 8.4!


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
2 twin beds
and
1 bunk bed
4 bunk beds
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Travel Sustainable Level 1

This property is taking steps towards becoming more sustainable. We’ve worked with experts such as Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.8
Facilities
8.0
Cleanliness
8.3
Comfort
8.1
Value for money
8.4
Location
8.4
Free WiFi
7.5
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See what guests loved the most:

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    Dawn
    United States of America United States of America
    Susan was super welcoming and helpful. I met nice people and enjoyed meeting people at breakfast.
  • Jordan
    Spain Spain
    All of the staff were very friendly and helpful. Breakfast included was a great way to start the day and chat to others. Room was very clean and well organized and the shared spaces were nice and spacious. Excellent outdoor space too.
  • Robinson
    United States of America United States of America
    The manager was so nice and inviting. Very helpful and kind. I really enjoyed my stay.

Area info

Amenities of So Cool Hostel Porto
Great facilities! Review score, 8

Most popular amenities
  • Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Heating
  • Daily housekeeping
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • 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.
  • Street parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
    Additional charge
  • Tour desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
    Additional charge
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Safe
General
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Convenience store on site
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Spa
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Portuguese

House rules

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

Check-in

From 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM

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

Check-out

From 8:00 AM to 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 will be charged as adults at this property.

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

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request
Free

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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

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

For cleaning and sanitizing purposes, guests must leave the shared dorms every day between 11:00 and 13:30.

Kitchen, garden and living room are closed daily from 22H30 until 08H30.

For hygiene reasons related to pest control, all luggage must undergo a disinfection process upon check-in.

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.

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.

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.

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

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
    • Bicycle rental
    • Bike tours

  • So Cool Hostel Porto is 0.8 miles from the center of Porto. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • 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.