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Attractively set in the center of Porto, The Central House Porto Ribeira has air-conditioned rooms, a shared lounge, free WiFi and a restaurant. Featuring a bar, the hostel is close to several noted attractions, around a few steps from Ribeira Square, a 5-minute walk from Palacio da Bolsa and 300 yards from Ferreira Borges Market. The property provides karaoke and a 24-hour front desk. Rooms include a private bathroom with a shower, while some have river views. The rooms have bed linen. A continental breakfast is available each morning at the hostel. Popular points of interest near The Central House Porto Ribeira include Sao Bento Metro Station, Sao Bento Train Station and Clerigos Tower. The nearest airport is Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport, 10 miles from the accommodation.

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.

The Central House Porto Ribeira has been welcoming guests since Feb 24, 2022

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Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Porto, this property has an excellent location score of 9.6!

Breakfast Info



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Room Type
3 twin beds
1 twin bed
1 full bed
4 bunk beds
1 queen bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 1
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Guest reviews


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  • Nan
    Amazing place, in the heart of Porto, definitely would recommend
  • Lim
    It’s a very trendy looking hostel . Amazing vibe , comes with an amazing arcade machine to keep you company while you are bored . Access to exploring the Luis Bridge is 300m away ..good to explore the bridge slowly and enjoying the river . Great...
  • Becky
    Fantastic location near Ribeiro plaza and the river. Comfy beds! Very very clean. There was a mix up with our reservation because of translation misunderstandings, and they worked very hard and fixed it.
  • Fabrizio
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Lovely hostel right were the buzz is, near the river Douro and super convenient to walk around Porto. The staff is super nice and responsive. The rooms are nice and quiet, with 2 private bathrooms/showers. Common areas are great, there is even...
  • Gabriela
    Great location, nice facilities, very good breakfast
  • Nkaujnub
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Loved the live band performances every night and the different hang out spots. Dorms were semi spacious and bunk bed curtains were a blessing. Spacious lockers and bathroom cubbies very handy.
  • Lezlee
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    It was a very easy check in process and they let me drop off my bags early. The rooms were nice and the bed was clean and comfortable.
  • Gehane
    The property was in an excellent location! The breakfast was nice. It’s a cute hostel.
  • Manuela
    Loved the location, is perfect to enjoy night and day life!
  • Hadas
    If I could stay more I would extend my stay.I like the location and service, the paid dishes and live music are great value, just make sure that all the doors and windows are safe and Proper in the rooms. my bathroom door in room 302 was broken,...

Property questions and answers
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  • Hi, I'm traveling on a bicycle. Please do you have any secure place to store bike during night ?

    Hi! We have a storage unit where you can keep it safe and secure during the night!
    Answered on 16 September 2022
  • Hi, how can i get to the hostal from the airport in public transport?

    There are several ways to get here, but the best is to come by subway, it's only 3 mm away from the hostel
    Answered on 9 October 2022
  • Hi! I have a late incoming flight. Will it be okay to check in at around 00:30-1:00am in the morning on the 30th august? Thankyou so much

    Hi! Our reception is open 24/7 so you can come in at any time, just let us know previously so we can count on you and you're not marked as a no-show!
    Answered on 17 August 2022
  • É possível fazer check in de madrugada, após as 2am?

    Sim, é possível efetuar o check-in após a meia-noite. No entanto solicitamos que o cliente nos informe para evitar que a reserva seja marcada como não..
    Answered on 16 March 2022
  • I have a very late incoming flight. Would it be possible to access your hostel and to check-in half an hour after midnight? (around 00:30 am)

    Yes, of course! TCH Ribeira
    Answered on 29 April 2022
  • Hi, I'm traveling on a bicycle, did you have any secure place to store it during my stay ?

    Hi, unfortunately we don't have a place to store bicycles!
    Answered on 18 April 2022
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Area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Citynizer
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Brunch • Dinner • High tea • Cocktail hour

Amenities of The Central House Porto Ribeira
Great facilities! Review score, 8.7

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Elevator
  • Air conditioning
  • Bar
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linens
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Bar crawls
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Evening entertainment
  • Karaoke
  • Game room
Food & Drink
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
    Additional charge
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Soundproof
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Bathroom emergency cord
  • Lowered sink
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese

House rules

The Central House Porto Ribeira takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM to 12:00 AM

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


Until 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.

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.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Cash The Central House Porto Ribeira accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

When booking 10 rooms or more, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
The name on the credit card used for the booking should correspond to the guest staying at the property. For reservations made by a third party, you will need to complete an authorization form and present a copy of the person’s ID and credit card.

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.

Please inform The Central House Porto Ribeira 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.

License number: 112140/AL

FAQs about The Central House Porto Ribeira

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

  • Guests staying at The Central House Porto Ribeira can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

  • Check-in at The Central House Porto Ribeira is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The Central House Porto Ribeira offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Game room
    • Karaoke
    • Evening entertainment
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Live music/Performance
    • Bar crawls
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Tour or class about local culture

  • The Central House Porto Ribeira has 1 restaurant:

    • Citynizer

  • The Central House Porto Ribeira is 3,100 feet from the center of Porto. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.