Stay in the heart of Porto Excellent location – show map

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CATS Porto Hostel is a lively hostel located in central Porto, just 150 feet from the metro and S. Bento train station. The 3 buildings of the property are in the heart of the city, next to the city’s Sé Cathedral, a protected World Heritage Site.

The hostel has brightly decorated rooms for all kinds of travelers and groups. All the rooms are equipped with a private bathroom, air conditioning, free WiFi and each bed comes with a reading light, an individual power socket, a fan and an electronic locker.

Breakfast is served daily at the bar area and there is a shared kitchen where guests can prepare their meals. The spacious rooftop terrace provides a unique atmosphere where guests can relax and enjoy a drink.

The Ribeira area, the Clérigos Tower and Lello Bookstore are a 10-minute walk away. Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport, easily accessible via metro, is a 44-minute trip away.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

CATS Porto Hostel has been welcoming guests since May 4, 2012

Property Highlights

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

Breakfast Info



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4 reasons to choose CATS Porto Hostel

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
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  • Do you have planned events or activities?
    Yes, we do have. We offer daytime activities as free walking tours, porto wine tours, surf classes, or tapas tours. In the evening, you can enjoy our daily happy hour at the bar or join our tematic nights or special parties before join the pubcrawl.
    Answered on October 23, 2019
  • Do you offer luggage storage?
    Yes, we do. We have a luggage room where you can store your stuff before check in time or once you check out.
    Answered on October 22, 2019
  • How much does it cost to rent a lock?
    We have lockers with electronic keys, no lock nedeed! :)
    Answered on November 30, 2019
  • Are sheets and towels included?
    Sheets are included but renting a towel has a cost of 3 euros. Please note that private rooms have towels included in the price.
    Answered on October 22, 2019
  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?
    No, you don't need it. The lockers that are underneath every bed in the dormitories are electronic. So the key you get when you check in at the hostel opens the room door and your personal locker. Please note that we will ask you for 5 euros security deposit in cash for the key.
    Answered on October 22, 2019
Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
Amenities of CATS Porto Hostel
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities Additional charge
  • Terrace
  • Shared kitchen
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Themed dinners
  • Walking tours
  • Bar crawls Additional charge
  • Evening entertainment
  • Windsurfing Off-site Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking options available
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Portuguese
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

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


2:30 PM - 12:00 AM

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


8:00 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.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of EUR 5 is required on arrival. That's about 4.92USD. 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

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 are not allowed.


When booking for more than 10 people, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

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

The fine print

Please note that towels are not provided. Towel rental is available at the property.

A EUR 5 deposit for the electronic key is required in cash, at check-in.

When booking more than 9 people, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Please let the property know if any guest has reduced mobility. Not all dormitories are equipped with accessibility facilities.

Please inform CATS Porto Hostel 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: 6304/AL

A damage deposit of EUR 5 is required on arrival. That's about 4.92USD. 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 CATS Porto Hostel

  • Check-in at CATS Porto Hostel is from 2:30 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Guests staying at CATS Porto Hostel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet

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

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

    • Windsurfing
    • Evening entertainment
    • Walking tours
    • Happy hour
    • Bar crawls
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Themed dinners

  • CATS Porto Hostel is 2,150 feet from the center of Porto.