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Hostel Prime Guimaraes

Hostel | Rua da Liberdade 42 + 44, S. Sebastiao, Guimarães, Portugal 4810-441 Guimaraes

97.0% Overall Rating

19 out of 19 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (21/06/2014)

Lam Dai Vu thinks…

"Very nice and helpful owners! The woman greeted me very warmly and offered me a cold tea which was very refreshing in the hot weather. They also offered me a free breakfast which was usually not…"

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Facilities

  • Car Parking
  • No curfew
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Fax
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 10.12
  • Breakfast USD 2.53
  • Towel USD 1.90

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 15:00
Latest Check-out: 12:00

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Overview

Portuguese hospitality in a FAMILIAR way and CENTRAL location, a 17th Century house fully recovered. Heating in all rooms.
Guimaraes middle age historical center is UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE since 2001.
2012 European Capital of Culture with big success.
Guimaraes is now 2013 EUROPEAN CITY OF SPORTS.
Around Guimaraes we have several IRON AGE VILLAGES and we are the perfect base to explore PENEDA GERES NATIONAL PARK, a paradise in Earth.
Come, meet Guimaraes and stay with us!! You won't regret it!!! Read more

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8 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

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6 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

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8 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

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2 Bed Dorm - Female only (Shared bathroom)

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2 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

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Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

Double (Private bathroom)

Continental breakfast included

Deluxe 2 person (Private bathroom)

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About Hostel Prime Guimaraes

Set deep in the middle of Guimaraes, our Hostel primes for its location:
- Main city square Toural at 200 metters,
- Middle Age historical center UNESCO World Heritage at 400m,
- City Market and Cultural ‘’Black Factory’’ at 100m,
- Bus Terminal and modern Guimaraes Shopping at 400m,
- Plataforma das Artes at 300m,
- Cultural Center Vila Flor at 500m,
- Train Station at 750m,
- Castle and Duke’s Palace at 900m,
- Cable Car at 1000m,
- Sports and Cultural Pavillion ‘’Multiusos’’ at 1000m.
We work in a 17th Century house fully rebuilt in late 2011. Common room with sofas and dinning tables, kitchnette for small meals, a computer available for guests with internet, Cable TV, Play Station and National Geographic magazines. Free wi-fi access all over the house.
Many restaurants, cafes, ''pastelarias'', ATM machines, laundry, etc, are placed within 2 minutes walk.
Every Fridays we have open air market just 50 metters from Hostel, where you can get big bargains on clothes, shoes, house garments, furniture, etc. Second hand flee market every 1rst and 3rd Sunday of each month.
Our city is famous for traditional Dishes, Wines and Celebrations. Gualterianas festival is 120 years old and Nicolinas date to the 14th century, a giant parade organized by students in November.
Guimaraes is a UNESCO World Heritage since 2001.
Guimaraes was 2012 European Capital of Culture and is now 2013 European City of Sports.
Besides, Guimaraes is a perfect base to explore Iron Age villages around the city and also to visit Peneda Geres National Park, a real paradise in Earth (by bus or by renting a car for about 30 euros).
There's DIRECT BUS TRANSFER between Guimaraes-Oporto Airport-Guimaraes, 7 days per week, 9 times per day, 50 minutes trip, please visit http://getbus.eu/

Accommodation Information

Hostel Prime Guimaraes works in a fully recovered house from 17th Century with 7 different rooms (all with winter heating) and can provide sleep to 31 persons:
- 1 basic mixed dorm with 8 beds in 3rd floor,
- 1 basic mixed dorm with 6 beds in 3rd floor,
- 1 standard mixed dorm with 8 beds and with balcony in 2nd floor,
- 1 deluxe double bed room with private wc and balcony in 2nd floor, also with an extra sofa-bed
- 1 double bed room with private wc in 1st floor,
- 1 standard mixed dorm with 2 beds in 1st floor,
- 1 standard female dorm with 2 beds in 1st floor.
Bed sheets and blankets are provided and all rooms come with security lockers, as well as heating during cold season.
Besides privates wc for the 2 couple bed rooms, we have 2 shared bathrooms with 6 hot showers, 4 toilets and 6 wash basins.
Cash payment on arrival.
Check in: between 15h00 and 21h00 (later check in should be booked in advance)
Check out: between 8h00 and 12h00 (earlier check out should be booked in advance)

Location Information

Hostel Prime Guimaraes
Rua da Liberdade, 42+44, S. Sebastiao (located at 50 metters from Igreja das Dominicas)
4810-441 Guimaraes
GPS: North 41, 26, 23 and West 08, 18, 50
Rua da Liberdade is a very quiet street in the historical centre of Guimaraes, with main square Toural in one end and the City Municipal Market in the other end of this street - our hostel is located in the middle of these two points at 2 minutes walking. Our hostel is 2 minutes’ walk to the main city square Toural and 4 minutes to medieval squares Oliveira + Santiago.
It's 6 minutes’ walk to the Bus Terminal and to modern Shopping Center, 8 minutes’ walk to the Train Station and 30 minutes by car from Oporto Airport.
We have a DIRECT BUS TRANSFER between Guimaraes-Oporto Airport-Guimaraes, 7 days per week, 9 times per day, 50 minutes trip, please visit http://getbus.eu/