Tattva Design Hostel



Rua do Cativo 26-28 PortoSee nearby area


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    Tattva knows precisely what makes backpackers tick – the facilities are superb and the attractive rooms have thoughtful touches – big lockers, good lighting, privacy curtains, and a bathroom and balcony in every room. The open-air rooftop lounge is a great place for a sundowner. Plus it offers free walking tours.

    Our independent authors have visited Tattva Design Hostel and selected this as one of our recommended hostels in Ribeira.

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    Welcome friends!

    With a capacity of 124 people in total, Tattva Design Hostel has been inspired from the Sanskrit word meaning Element, representing the five elements from which life evolves: Earth, Water, Air, Fire and Sky.

    Tattva Design Hostel has an unbeatable location in the 'heart of Porto', and is part of the 'World Heritage' protected area. 50mts away from the metro (which has a link to the Airport) and S.Bento train station, and 5min walk to the main bus line (Rede Expressos). Tattva is also close to all the main city attractions: Se Cathedral, Sao Joao Theatre, D. Luis I bridge, Ribeira, Clerigos Tower. The main shopping streets in Porto, bars, restaurants, supermarkets are all also very close. The best nightlife spots in the centre of Porto are a mere ten minutes walk from the hostel. Located in a quiet area of Porto, perfect for resting, but at the same time really close to Porto city center if you want to party...!

    We believe that we've created a new level of comfort and intimacy in all our spaces, never forgetting a harmonious design aspect, and always with a friendly and informal atmosphere!. Two beautiful buildings have been recovered and totally refurbished to make the largest hostel in Porto - Tattva Design Hostel, with breathtaking views on the higher levels.

    Tattva Design Hostel has 16 rooms and a capacity of 116 people in total (Female Dorms, Mixed Dorms and Double rooms), we are the largest hostel in Porto, ideal for groups but at the same time we provide a relaxed and comfortable stay for the individual backpacker.

    Our rooms have: large orthopedic beds, individual curtains in each bed providing full privacy, en-suite bathrooms, good heaters and individual fans, free Wifi internet in the whole building, spacious individual lockers with free locks, key card access and wheelchair accessible.

    For the sunny days relax in our fantastic outdoor terrace, and enjoy a drink from our terrace bar. Feel in a mood for a BBQ? Let's do it!

    Check out our common areas: an outstanding aquarium lounge (3mts aquarium with exotic salt water fish), a cozy reading lounge, a fully equipped kitchen but if you feel lazy, don't worry, have dinner with us in our Tattva Restaurant & Bar, where we serve delicious typical portuguese food as well as Porto's famous typical dish: Francesinha.

    We look forward to welcoming you in our 24H reception with a friendly , multilingual and amusing staff, always ready to help you in anyway possible and give the best tips of Porto's delights.

    And why not join us for the different activities each day? Try our Portuguese Lessons, Free Walking Tour, Pub Crawl, Lazy Sundays, and much much more!

    Wifi all over the building
    Computers in lounge area
    Maps and traveling advice
    Walking tours
    Buffet breakfast
    Luggage storage on arrival and departure
    Bed linen
    Individual lockers (dorms) and locks

    Smiles and fun!

    -Individual curtains in each bed providing FULL PRIVACY
    -EN-SUITE bathrooms
    -High pressured hot showers
    -Heated Rooms and individual fans in each bed
    -Reading Lights
    -Prepared for the physically disabled (15 beds and ALL the common areas)
    -Big outdoor terrace and BBQ area
    -Laundry service
    -Spacious individual lockers
    -Door and lockers open with keycard
    -Reading Lounge
    -Bar and Restaurant with big dining area
    -Aquarium Lounge (3mts aquarium with exotic salty water fish)
    -Event nights
    -Fully equipped kitchen for common use

    Children and Extra Bed Policy costs €12.5

    Children can be accommodated at the hotel in double room with extra bed ( extra charge)
    Or Under 16 year old only allowed in rooms when accompanied with at least one responsible adult and in PRIVATE rooms (all beds in that room must be for that group).

    There is capacity for 1 extra bed in the double room
    No bed sharing allowed

    Services & facilities

    • Bar
      • Available
    • Breakfast
      • Free Breakfast
    • Recreation
      • Bicycle Hire
      • Board games
      • Book Exchange
      • Cable TV
      • Common Room
    • Housekeeping
      • Housekeeping
      • Laundry Facilities
      • Linen Included
      • Washing machine
    • Accessibility
      • Elevator
      • Wheelchair Friendly
    • Outdoor space
      • Outdoor Terrace
    • Guest services
      • 24 Hour Reception
      • 24 Hour Security
    • Luggage storage
      • Security Lockers
      • Luggage Storage
    • Air Conditioning
      • Available
    • Restaurant/Café
      • Meals available
      • Restaurant
    • Transport/transfers
      • Airport Transfers
      • Shuttle Bus
    • Wi-Fi/internet access
      • Free Internet Access
      • Free WiFi
      • Internet Access
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