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HI - Porto - Pousada de Juventude Hostel

R. Paulo da Gama, 551, Porto, Portugal

As soon as you get there, you'll realize this won't be your last visit to the city. There's just too much to see. A Hostelling International Member card is required (2€ per night to a maximum of 6 nights). Read more

82% Overall Rating 39 out of 45 customers would recommend this property based on 45 reviews

Atmosphere 76%

Cleanliness 85%

Facilities 82%

Location 69%

Safety 85%

Staff 92%

Value 90%

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Late Check-out
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Bar
  • Cable TV
  • Cafe
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Meeting Room
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • PlayStation
  • Pool Table
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Restaurant
  • Steam room
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • WiFi

Important Information

Please, see the terms and conditions of use and operation of the Youth Hostels :

All clients must present the Hostelling International Card at any Youth Hostel of the National Network of Youth Tourism in Portugal and of the international network of Youth Hostels or buy a Guest Card at the reception and the Welcome Stamps (one stamp for each nigth)
The Hostelling International Card is valid for 1 year (12 months)from the date of issue.
If the member’s behaviour is considered unacceptable, the Youth Hostel has the right to retain his/her membership card.
In case of loss of the membership card or any situation leading to the issue of a copy, the latter can be requested upon presentation of an invoice/receipt. The copy of the Hostelling International Card can only be issued, directly or through mail, by the Head Office of Movijovem.

The acquisition of the “Bed” service, gives the client the right to have a bed in a bedroom that can have more beds (collective). The room is allocated by the Youth Hostel and is usually shared with other clients who also requested the “Bed” service and who may not belong to the same group.
All clients accommodated in collective rooms must have their own towels-
Bath towels are available only for guests staying in double rooms.

During cleaning hours, the access to the rooms may be conditioned between 12h00 and 18h00.
Bed linen and bath towels are changed every three days by the cleaning services of the Youth Hostel.

Most Youth Hostels have restaurant service. (Inquire about this when you make your reservation).
Both the members kitchen and the laundry (when available at the Youth Hostel), allow individual clients to cook their own meals and do their own washing.
All information related to the use of equipment will be provided in the reception.
No eating, drinking or smoking allowed in bedrooms.

After midnight, the noise level should be kept down to a minimum.

Clients are responsible for any damage they may cause and consequences from their actions.
Disrespecting these norms can result in losing the right to the Hostelling International Card and the right to renew it.
Movijovem does not accept liability for any possible loss or damage to personal property that may occur within the facilities of the Hostels.

Personal assets forgotten or abandoned inside the rooms, after moving, exchanging or leaving the Youth Hostel will be removed and placed in our store room. These can be picked up within 48 hours by the owners against payment of a fee.

For accommodation and meals in Youth Hostels managed by Movijovem, the client must book and pay in advance.

When the client requests the booking of services, Movijovem informs as to when the payment has to be made.
If payment is not made until the established date then the booking will automatically be cancelled.The client is responsible for informing Movijovem of arrival and departure, type of accommodation, number of beds needed and other services, upon booking.
The client is also responsible for informing on any situation that might affect the service.

Booking can be made until 24 hours prior to arrival at the Youth Hostel at any of the referred places. To book within less than 24 hours, please contact the Youth Hostel.
Refunding is only possible whenever the respective amount is equal to or over €10.00.

The cancellation of bookings already confirmed and paid for, requires refunding of the following amounts:

More then 15 days before arrival date at the Youth Hostel – 75% (of paid amount);
from 15 to 5 days before arrival date at the Youth Hostel– 50% (of paid amount);
less than 5 days before the arrival at the Youth Hostel – no refunding of amount paid.

Booking is subject to a deposit according to prices in force.
A change in services or booking that have been totally paid for, allow Movijovem to charge 10,00 €.

* Some Accommodation Units are closed between 12h00 and 18h00 (Please inform yourself upon making your reservation).

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 18:00

Latest Check-out: 12:00


  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Porto?

Contact us directly

As soon as you get there, you'll realize this won't be your last visit to the city. There's just too much to see. A Hostelling International Member card is required (2€ per night to a maximum of 6 nights). Read more

Shared Rooms

4 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room


Shared Bathroom

4 Bed Male Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room


Shared Bathroom

Private Rooms

Twin Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room


Shared Bathroom

Twin Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room


Private Bathroom

About HI - Porto - Pousada de Juventude

HI - Porto Youth Hostel accommodates 148 guests in a choice of 24 twins ensuite (2 suitable for wheelchair users), 10 twin with shared sanitary facilities, 19 four-bed dorms and 1 apartment with 4 beds and kitchenette.

Since you're staying at the HI- Porto Hostel, we will be honored to serve you breakfast with a panoramic view of the Douro estuary.

And after the grub, check out the town. Take in the different styles of local architecture, zigzag across the bridges, taste the Port wine in one of the many cellars, mix with the people in Bolhão marketplace, count the number of steps as you climb to the top of Clérigos' Tower and take a souvenir photo in Avenida dos Aliados.

If you're a football freak, then FC Porto and Boavista stadiums are waiting to hear you scream wildly. Casa da Música, Serralves, Rosa Mota pavillion and the coliseum should have several events scheduled to suit your taste. At night, the Ribeira and the many discos in town are a clear synonym for fun unlimited. All this and much more. Porto is a cool town.

Breakfast included in price.

Hostelling International membership card is required. Portuguese can buy it directly at any hostel. Foreigners should buy it in their home countries otherwise a supplement of 2€ per night/per person will be charged to non-members.

check-in - 18h00 to 24h00
check-out - 12h00
lock-out rooms - 12h00 to 17h00

Accommodation Information

• 1 apartment with 4 beds and kitchen
• 22 Double bedrooms with bathroom
• 2 Double bedrooms with bathroom with facilities for the disabled
• 10 Double bedrooms. Shared facilities
• 19 Multiple bedrooms with 4 beds. Shared facilities

Location Information

Porto airport is roughly 10kms away, so we recommend taking a taxi from here straight to the property (max €20).

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.