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The House of Sandeman - Hostel & Suites is located in Vila Nova de Gaia, within the historic building of the Port Wine Cellars of Sandeman. With scenic Porto and Douro River views, this riverfront property also provides guests with a restaurant.

This unique and comfortable boutique property comes with double rooms and dormitories, all featuring views, with some even having views of Porto and the river. Some units include a private bathroom while other have access to shared bathroom facilities. Free toiletries and towels are provided for every guest. There is a 24-hour front desk.

The property's riverfront restaurant and bar provides views of Oporto and also has live music on select nights. The surrounding area includes a wide range of popular restaurants. Porto's historic downtown area is a short 10-minute walk away, via the iconic Dom Luís I Bridge, and features a multitude of bars, restaurants and cafés.

Bicycles are available for rent at the property, for guests who wish to discover the surroundings in a more leisurely manner.

The historic Ribeira area of Porto is a short 8-minute walk from the property. Popular landmarks like the Clérigos Church and the São Bento Train Station are within a 10-minute drive. Local points of interest like Gaia Cable Car are reachable within 650 feet. Porto's International Airport is 7.5 mi away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

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  • The staff speaks English

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About The House of Sandeman - Hostel & Suites

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  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?

    No, our lockers work with the card system


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    Answered on October 13, 2019
  • Is there parking

    The hostel is located in a pedestrian only zone, but you have some parking on the streets nearby, anyway, we normally recommend to use one of the nearest three paid parks. They are very safe, cheap, and easy to find. For more information, please ask.


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    Answered on June 22, 2021
  • Are sheets and towels included?

    Yes. Everything included. Anyway, for the towels you may need to deposit 5EUR, returnable at checkout


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    Answered on October 13, 2019
  • Do you offer luggage storage?

    Yes we do.


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    Answered on October 13, 2019
  • Hello, can we keep our bikes somewhere during our stay? Thank you

    Hello :) Yes, we have a safe place to do that. Best regards, Raimundo FRONT OFFICE


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    Answered on September 5, 2021
  • Can we have a room with queen bed and balcony?

    Hello :) Our beds are all like in the pictures, about the balcony is always subject to availability :) Best regards, Helena


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    Asked about: Superior Double Room with River View • Answered on August 10, 2021
  • Do you have planned events or activities?

    Yes. We always have planned events and activities, and a huge offer of discounts in our partners arround city.


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    Answered on October 13, 2019
  • Can I use my own sleeping bag?

    Yes you can. But we have fresh bed and sheets


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    Answered on October 13, 2019
  • is late check-in possible? are towels and sheets still provided?

    Yes, if requested. But we have 24h reception so there will be always someone to receive you. Yes, they are provided. Miguel Leite The House of Sandeman


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    Answered on November 3, 2021
  • Is it quiet at night?

    Very quiet :)


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    Answered on October 12, 2019
  • Does the regular double room have its own thermostat for the air conditioning?

    Yes, its possible to change the inner temperature of each room inside it.


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    Asked about: Double Room • Answered on July 13, 2021
  • do the superior rooms have balcony that we can sit outside ??

    Two of them yes :)


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    Asked about: Superior Double Room with River View • Answered on August 2, 2021
  • does every superior room have table and chair where I can work in the room?

    Hi, No, not all the rooms has a table and chair. But we always find a solution for your needs.


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    Asked about: Superior Double Room with River View • Answered on September 13, 2021
  • Do you have hairdryets in superior rooms

    Yes, all the Superior Rooms have a hairdryer available .


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    Answered on August 14, 2020
  • do the small double rooms have a river view?

    Hi there, The small double room does not have a river view, only the double rooms with a river view have a river view. Best Regards, Miguel FO- The House of Sandeman


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    Answered on November 23, 2021
  • Hi Do you have a kettle or coffee maker in the room?

    No. But we have kettle and coffee maker in the Lounge kitchen for guests.


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    Asked about: Superior Double Room with River View • Answered on July 31, 2021
  • Hi I’m a man I can see an available bed to book but it’s in female room How can I book it? Or how do you check it?

    Hi, if you only can see availability on a female dormitory, thats because we are fully booked on the mixed dorms. We are very sorry but you cant join on a female dormitory. Raimundo FRONT OFFICE


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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Port Wine Cellars
    0.1 miles
  • Gaia Cable Car
    0.1 miles
  • Ribeira Square
    0.2 miles
  • D. Luis I Bridge
    0.2 miles
  • Serra do Pilar Monastery
    0.2 miles
  • Casa do Infante
    0.2 miles
  • Gaia Docks
    0.3 miles
  • Nossa Senhora da Serra do Pilar Church
    0.3 miles
  • Ferreira Borges Market
    0.3 miles
  • Douro River
    0.3 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Terrace Lounge 360º
    0.2 miles
  • Restaurant DeCastro Gaia
    0.3 miles
Top attractions
  • Palacio da Bolsa
    0.3 miles
  • Sao Bento Metro Station
    0.5 miles
  • Sao Bento Train Station
    0.6 miles
  • Clerigos Tower
    0.6 miles
  • Lello Bookshop
    0.6 miles
  • Oporto Coliseum
    0.7 miles
  • City Market Bolhao
    0.8 miles
  • Campanha Train Station
    1.6 miles
  • Boavista Roundabout
    1.6 miles
  • Music House
    1.7 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Lavadores Beach
    2.9 miles
  • Salgueiros Beach
    3 miles
  • Canide North Beach
    3 miles
  • Canide South Beach
    3.1 miles
  • Marbelo Beach
    3.3 miles
Closest Airports
  • Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport
    7.5 miles
How to get to The House of Sandeman - Hostel & Suites from Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport
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1 Restaurant On Site

    The George Gastrobar & Terrace

Amenities of The House of Sandeman - Hostel & Suites
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Walking tours Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
  • Bottle of water
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Bathroom emergency cord
  • Lowered sink
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
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 The House of Sandeman - Hostel & Suites takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

3:00 PM - 12:00 AM

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

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

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 not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

0+ years
Extra bed by request
€ 30 per person, per night

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

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

The maximum number of extra beds 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.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express The House of Sandeman - Hostel & Suites accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that when booking 4 rooms or more, or 8 beds or more, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

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: 71769/AL

FAQs about The House of Sandeman - Hostel & Suites

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The House of Sandeman - Hostel & Suites by:

    • Car 22min

  • The prices at The House of Sandeman - Hostel & Suites may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at The House of Sandeman - Hostel & Suites is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • The House of Sandeman - Hostel & Suites offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Walking tours

  • The House of Sandeman - Hostel & Suites has 1 restaurant:

    • The George Gastrobar & Terrace

  • Guests staying at The House of Sandeman - Hostel & Suites can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet

  • The House of Sandeman - Hostel & Suites is 0.7 miles from the center of Vila Nova de Gaia.