So Cool Hostel Porto

Rua da Boavista, 7834050-110PortoPortugal
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About So Cool Hostel Porto

The So Cool Hostel Porto hostel is found inside a renovated 19th-Century townhouse in Porto’s Boavista district, a ten-minute walk away from Casa da Musica. Guests can choose from double rooms or dormitories, soak up the sun in the hostel garden and either join for Portuguese dinners or rustle up their own meals in the communal kitchen.

All rooms and dorms come with free Wi-Fi, storage or individual lockers and shared bathrooms, while double rooms are also air-conditioned.

This hostel has a common area with cable TV and DVDs, a library room, luggage storage facilities, ironing equipment and also offers a laundry service.

Breakfasts are included in the price of staying, Portuguese wines are available and cafes, restaurants and bakeries are a short walk away.

So Cool Hostel Porto is a few minutes from the Carolina Michaelis Metro station on foot, linking guests to the São Bento Train Station in 15 minutes.


Rua da Boavista, 783, 4050-110, Porto, Portugal
Telephone: +351(22)4928334 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Car park
  • Concierge
  • Deck chairs / Sun loungers
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Fan
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Room safe
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Nice garden & common spaces, clean & cosy rooms

Those who booked a stay at this hostel enjoyed chilling out in the garden and mentioned that the other common spaces in this updated historical building were attractive, the kitchen useful to have and that the overall atmosphere was friendly and relaxed. Furthermore, people were happy with the standard of cleanliness, considered the rooms to have a reasonable amount of space and also said that beds here were very cosy.

Free breakfasts and lovely, helpful staff

The breakfasts that were provided complimentary here were considered to be decent, with guests saying that they had plenty of simple fare to fill them up. On top of this, the staff working here was mentioned as being highly hospitable, friendly and helpful at all times, and people particularly appreciated being able to leave their luggage here in storage.

Quick Metro to Porto downtown, bars & dining close

Guests were happy to report that a metro station was located just a short walk away from this hostel and said they could reach downtown Porto in only a couple of stops. It also appears that a nice array of restaurants and bars can be found not too far from here, for those not wanting to head downtown to eat or drink.

Negative Reviews

Rating Overview

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8.8 /10
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    8.6 /10
8.8 out of 10 based on 379 reviews