Review of Tattva Design Hostel in Porto, Portugal

 In February 2016, I went on a group trip with a travel agency to three cities in Portugal. Porto was one of the cities we stopped by. I must mention that I am not a big fan of hostels. Whenever I travel I stick to either Hotels, Suites or Airbnb stays. The travel agency had booked all our accommodation in hostels for the Portugal trip. At first, I was upset but once I stepped into Tattva Design Hostel, I instantly became pleased. Tattva Design Hostel gave me hope that hostels could provide a quality service, be comfortable and still be affordable.  Check out my break down and review of what I consider the best hostel I have ever stayed in.

Hostel in Porto

It was a rainy day in Porto

 

 

Tattva Design Hostel

Address28, R. do Cativo 26, 4000-160 Porto, Portugal
Website: http://tattvaporto.com/hostel/
Instagram: tattvadesignhostel

Let’s start off with their motto: “Tattva Design Hostel will give you an enhanced hostel experience. Details and design have been carefully blended to create a new level of comfort and intimacy, as well as plenty of common areas in which to socialize.” I am confident to say that this hostel lives by their motto. Here’s why:

 

Room Features

Group:

Price: Average of 20- 22 euros. The top bunk bed price is usually higher than the bottom.

Bed Style: Bunk

Bathroom: Private ensuite bathroom.

Bed Facilities: Individual curtains, individual fan, reading light, socket plug, secure big lockers, heating

 

Tattva Design Hotel

                                                Spacious rooms. Excerpt: http://tattvaporto.com/hostel/

Rooms for more than 1 person have the option of a Female only dorm or a Mixed dorm.The dorm capacity is for 6, 8 and 10 people. Each bed has individual curtains, individual fan, reading light, socket plug, secure big lockers, and heating. 

Private:

Price: Average of 60- 80 euros. 

Bed Style: Double bed

Bathroom: Private bathroom

Room Facilities:  Landmark view, City view, TV, Telephone, Air Conditioning, Fan, Heating, Soundproofing, Hardwood/Parquet floors, Wardrobe/Closet, Shower, Hairdryer, Toilet, Bathroom, Additional Toilet, Safety Deposit Box.

Tattva Design Hostel in Porto

Excerpt: TattvaDesign

With the private room, Tattva Design Hostel allows you to have 1 person, 2 people or 4 people. If you are to go with the private room, I recommend the Superior Double room with a city view. Some of these private rooms are in the Tattva Design Hostel and others are 5o meters away from the hostel (still part of Tattva). 

Amenities

During your stay at Tattva Design Hostel, you have access to wifi, towels, linen, and buffet breakfast all for free!!!!

Services

The staff at Tattva were very helpful and they can speak multiple languages. They never failed to address any difficulties we had with the hostel. When some friends and I asked for tips on the best place to try authentic Food from Porto, the staff didn’t hesitate to share with us what they knew. Based on their response you could tell that they loved their job and knew their city pretty well. 

The amenities at Tattva Design Hostel functioned well and the wifi network was strong. What I also liked was how the heater actually worked. It was nice to come back to a warm and cozy room after being outside in the cold rain. 

**Highlight**

The highlight of my stay at Tattva for me was the breakfast.  Many hotels or hostels offer free breakfast but the buffet breakfast Tattva offers exceeded my expectations. They had a plethora of options with fresh fruits and dairy products. The breakfast there was a memorable experience.

 

Testimonials

I’m not the only one that thinks this hostel is amazing. Tattva Design Hostel is ranked 4.5/5 on trip advisor. Check out this site to see what others are saying about Tattva Design Hostel.  In addition, I recommended Tattva Design Hostel to a friend during her visit to Porto. Here is what she had to say, “Enjoying free breakfast at Tattva now. Good Recommendation, it’s gonna be my breakfast and lunch! Lol”

Hostel in Porto
If you go to Porto, you now know where to stay!!! Also, check out my tips to enjoying the most out of Portugal.
Disclaimer:
I wasn’t sponsored for this post but I loved this place so much and thought I let everyone know how amazing it is. During my stay at Tattva, I didn’t have a good camera so I didn’t take any pictures. Most of the pictures you see are from Tattva Design Hostel’s website.
 
 

2017-09-07T16:47:15+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|3 Comments

3 Comments

  1. Tamar September 10, 2017 at 12:54 am - Reply

    What a gorgeous hostel! I missed this one on my visit to Porto but I would definitely consider staying there next time!

  2. Nadeen September 10, 2017 at 12:59 am - Reply

    It looks really nice! I have never stayed in a hostel and didn’t imagine any looked like this. Porto is definitely on my bucket list since I love port wines!

  3. Campfires&Concierges (@leighlwilson) September 10, 2017 at 4:06 am - Reply

    I am not a fan of hostels, either, and probably would have chosen a different tour. However, the private room looks pretty good, maybe this is an option I should consider in the future!

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