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Individually decorated, blackout curtains, soundproofing
Individually decorated, blackout curtains, soundproofing
Individually decorated, blackout curtains, soundproofing

Guest reviews

4.7/5 Exceptional
80 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Air conditioning
Restaurant
Kitchen
Business Services
Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

Cleaned with disinfectant
Contactless check-in
24-hour vacancy between guest room stays

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationSandeman Cellars1 min walk
Popular LocationDom Luis I Bridge6 min walk
Popular LocationRibeira Square10 min walk
AirportPorto (OPO-Dr. Francisco de Sa Carneiro)29 min drive

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  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Shared Bathroom (14 Guests)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 839 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More detailsShared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Shared Bathroom (14 Guests)
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only, Shared Bathroom (14 Guests)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 839 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More detailsShared Dormitory, Women only, Shared Bathroom (14 Guests)
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Shared Bathroom (8 Guests)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 785 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More detailsShared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Shared Bathroom (8 Guests)
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Shared Bathroom (7 Guests)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 657 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More detailsShared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Shared Bathroom (7 Guests)
  • Small Room

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 172 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsSmall Room
  • Double Room

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 172 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsDouble Room
  • Double Room, River View

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 172 sq ft
    • River view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsDouble Room, River View
  • Superior Room, River View

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 280 sq ft
    • River view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsSuperior Room, River View

About this area

Vila Nova de Gaia

Located in Vila Nova de Gaia, The House of Sandeman Hostel & Suites is in the city centre and on the waterfront. Museum of Port Wine and Casa da Musica are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Ribeira Square and Porto Cathedral. Gaia Cable Car and St. Ignatius Zoo are also worth visiting.

Visit our Vila Nova de Gaia travel guide
Map
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Sandeman Cellars - 1 min walk
  • Dom Luis I Bridge - 6 min walk
  • Ribeira Square - 10 min walk
  • Porto Cathedral - 12 min walk
  • Church of Sao Francisco - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • Ribeira Station - 7 min walk
  • General Torres Station - 11 min walk
  • Porto (OPO-Dr. Francisco de Sa Carneiro) - 29 min drive

Restaurants

  • The George — 1 min walk
  • Majestic Café - 18 min walk

About this property

The House of Sandeman Hostel & Suites

Adults-only Vila Nova de Gaia hostel in Santa Marinha, walk to Ribeira Square
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hostel has a bar/lounge and coffee/tea in a common area. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a microwave in a common area, a fridge in a common area and concierge services are on-site. All rooms are soundproofed and offer free WiFi and showers.
The House of Sandeman Hostel & Suites offers 16 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with free toiletries and blackout curtains. Each accommodation is individually decorated. This Vila Nova de Gaia hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Bathrooms include a shower. An iron/ironing board and hairdryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows regional sanitisation guidelines of Clean & Safe (Portugal)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Family friendly

  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Lockers available
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

More

  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in reception

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Linens

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Shower
  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access

More

  • Individually decorated
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Soundproofing

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 3:00 PM and midnight
Minimum check-in age - 16

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children younger than 16 are not allowed at this adults-only property; all guests 16 and older are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 30 per night.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: From 1 October - 31 March, EUR 1.00 per person, per night, up to 7 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 16 years of age.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: From 1 April - 30 September, EUR 2.00 per person, per night, up to 7 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 16 years of age.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 30 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place
Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests
Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser
Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available
Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings
The property affirms that it follows sanitisation practices of Clean & Safe (Portugal) guidelines
Property registration number 871/16

We should mention

Guests under 16 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

Property is also known as

The House of Sandeman Hostel Suites
The House of Sandeman Hostel & Suites Vila Nova de Gaia

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The House of Sandeman Hostel & Suites and receive a full refund?
Yes, The House of Sandeman Hostel & Suites offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The House of Sandeman Hostel & Suites cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is The House of Sandeman Hostel & Suites pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
What time is check-in at The House of Sandeman Hostel & Suites?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM to midnight. After-hours check-in is not available.
What time is check-out at this hostel?
Checkout is at noon.
Does this hostel provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle.
Where is this property located?
Located in Santa Marinha, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Sandeman Cellars and Ribeira Square. Porto Cathedral and Town Hall Square are also within 1 mi (2 km). Ribeira Station is 7 minutes by foot and Jardim do Morro Station is 10 minutes.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for The House of Sandeman Hostel & Suites

4.7
Exceptional
5 - Excellent
61
4 - Good
16
3 - Okay
1
2 - Mediocre
2
1 - Poor
0
4.8
Cleanliness
4.7
Service and Staff
4.4
Amenities
4.7
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Wow accommodations

What an amazing place to stay! Part Hostel part hotel. Full of friendly young people from all corners of the world interacting and sharing - what travel is all about, low cost, great tasting meals were available communal style. Our private room was clean and spacious with an amazing view of Porto

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 4 nights in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 4 nights in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service

Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2019