The 4 Best Beach & Party Hostels in Albufeira, Portugal
Albufeira is a mix of history and tourism; the old town - with its pretty cobblestone streets and Moorish influences - is packed with flashy signs, English menu boards and rowdy bars. It is a good destination for cheap package deals and focused on cheap food, ale, and beach fun. The beaches and nightlife
are two of the most popular attractions in Albufeira, and there is plenty of it for everyone. But every beach bum and party goer needs somewhere to relax after a long day of fun and excitement. Here are a few budget friendly hostel options to help you enjoy your time in Albufeira.
How much do hostels in Albufeira cost?
|Average Dorm Price
$16 ($15 to $19)
|Average Double Private Room Price (in a hostel)
$30 ($16 to $44)
A social hostel in the middle of the bar scene
Rich & Poor Hostel is in a great location, right in the heart of the old town. It has been totally remodeled to offer guests superior comfort levels. The building is located only one minute from the main beach, and only steps away from the lively city center. You can find whatever you're interested in just outside the hostel doors, from beaches to shopping venues, to bars, restaurants, popular sights, and the excellent nightlife options. Many of the rooms have great views overlooking the city. At Rich & Poor you will find a terrace, a bar, a snack bar, shared lounge, ticketing services, and a tour desk. Bed linens and towels are included in your stay. The staff are friendly and welcoming and the rooms are clean and comfortable, reception hours are limited, so be sure to check on the times before you go. Most people say the excellent location and beautiful city views from the terrace are their favorite parts about the Rich & Poor Hostel.
Travessa Alves Correia 2 ,
A fun and social hostel to relax in, with plenty of activities
Dorm Bed: $15.67
Orange Terrace is a charming and fun Hostel located right in the city center less than a quarter mile to the beautiful beach of Albufeira. With its great location, the Orange Terrace is close to everything of interest including popular sights, restaurants, shops, supermarkets, bars and clubs. The hostel has a natural roof covered patio with a relaxing area to hang out in, a spacious sunny roof terrace with lounge area and BBQ, and a garden with orange trees. Your stay includes free orange juice from freshly squeezed oranges from the trees as well as free daily breakfast. The facility offers both dormitory rooms and private rooms. Bed linens are included, but you must bring your own towel or rent one from the hostel.
The Orange Terrace also offers tours and trips including Party boats, Sunset Party's, Dolphin Watching, and more. People said their favorite part about the Orange Terrace was the great location, the friendly staff, the vibe and atmosphere of the hostel and the wonderful terraces that provide great views and places to relax and meet people.
Rua Padre Semedo Azevedo, 24 ,
A social hostel in an older, historical building with a great location
Dorm Bed: $15.00
Ale-Hop is located in the heart of Albufeira's historical center. The hostel is an affordable and comfortable way to gain easy access to all tourist attractions. The accommodations are located in a pedestrian area, just a 1 minute walk from the famous Albufeira beach. Just steps away, guests can also find excellent restaurants, shops and the wide selection of bars and clubs the town is known for. The hostel is also very close to many other useful facilities such as a pharmacy, a supermarket and a ticket shop as well as a currency exchange office. Not only is the hostel surrounded by history, with museums and churches nearby, but the Ale-Hop Albufeira Hostel is itself set within a historical building. The hostel also has the "Ale-Hop Shop" where you can purchase beach apparel and souvenirs, and many other things. There are taxi and bus options nearby, if you decide to go somewhere a little further away, though the beach, the wide variety of good restaurants, the shopping, the history and the nightlife are all just a few meters away from this hostel. The hostel offers both dormitory and private room options, all of which include air conditioning and private bathrooms. The Ale-Hop Albufeira has a communal kitchen, lounge, and a terrace that overlooks the town and offers a panoramic view over the historical heart of this famous seaside resort. Check in time is limited, so be sure to check the times before booking. Bed linens and towels are included and the staff are warm and welcoming.
Rua 5 de Outubro, 23 Albufeira ,
A quiet, relaxing hostel away from the noise, but close to the city center
Dorm Bed: $16.45
The Lost and Found Hostel is a little smaller than some other hostels in the area, but it's not small in charm or convenience. It is situated in a great location, only 2 km from the city center and 1 km away of several beautiful, award-winning beaches, such as the beach of S. Rafael, Evaristo, Gal (the best for practicing surfing), Salgados (great for kitesurfing), and a few others. The Hostel has both shared rooms and a private room, all with private bathrooms and air conditioning. Lost and Found offers free bed linen, and has towels for hire, or you can bring your own. The staff is very friendly and travelers enjoy the cleanliness and decor of the hostel.
Estrada Municipal 526 Patroves ,
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