5 Cheap Hostels in Portimao's City Center

5 Cheap Hostels in Portimao's City Center Ferragudo, near Portimao, Portugal
Portimao is popular for tourism, leisure, and retail. Most tourists visit Portimao either for the extensive shopping or excellent public transport but there is a surprising amount to be seen within the city. The city's old and once bustling fishing docks have been remarkably transformed into a scenic promenade, leading to the quaint and tree-lined plazas of the old town. Further inland are pleasant pedestrian shopping streets, a series of historic buildings, and a tantalizing selection of cafes, bars, and restaurants. The center is a small, friendly hub with a pleasant waterfront, an assortment of outdoor cafes, and sizzling fish restaurants in the old quarter and quayside. There are several budget friendly options to consider for a base while exploring this fascinating city. Here are some of the most popular choices for low cost accommodations in Portimao.
How much do hostels in Portimao cost?

You can find our comprehensive analysis of all hostel prices in Portimao here. We've found the average prices of dorms and private rooms, as well as the typical prices of hostels with various amenities, too.

A fun hostel in the city center, great for backpackers and budget travelers

Dorm Bed from $19.01
Private Room from $23.48
Overall Rating: 87%
Rua Direita, nº 59, Portimao
Aloha Hostel is in the heart of the city of Portimao, situated in the historical center next to the riverfront area. The rooms are cozy, recently renovated, and built for comfort, and come in various styles including: a double room, a female dorm, and two mixed dormitories, two shared bathrooms, a living room and dining area, fully equipped kitchen and a terrace where you can kick back and relax. The hostel provides personalized services such as: bicycle rental, surf lessons, water sports, boat trips, taxis, transfer, and more. The bedrooms are spacious, with leisure space, have closed lockers, fans and several windows that provide a nice view of the city.

You can find everything of interest near the hostel: several restaurants and bars, the Portimao Municipal Theatre where you can watch the most diverse artistic events, and various craft shops and other food options. Bed linens and towels are included at the hostel and there is no curfew to worry about. Most people say they enjoyed how welcoming and warm the staff and facilities were and that they enjoyed the location of being right in the town center.

A relaxing hostel in a great location

Dorm Bed from $20.91
Private Room from $20.91
Overall Rating: 56%
Lugar do Coca Maravilhas, Portimao
This hostel offers modern, comfortable, and well-equipped facilities and can sleep up to 180 guests in a choice of 26 twin en suite rooms, some of which are designed for those with limited mobility, and 32 four-bedded rooms. The HI hostel is one of the most popular among young people who want to experience not only the beautiful beaches of the area, featuring a calm and warm sea, but also the lively nightlife. Breakfast and bed linens are included in the price. There is a swimming pool, common room, equipped kitchen, outdoor terrace, and other amenities all for your enjoyment.

A social hostel in the heart of the city center

Dorm Bed from $27.96
Private Room from $33.55
Overall Rating: 93%
Rua do comercio, Nº 9, Portimao
The Alameda Property is located in the center of Portimao, in a pedestrian area where you can find many points of interest. A two minute walk will take you to the waterfront where you can enjoy beautiful terraces or delicious cuisine. The nearby old town is also a great place for bars and pubs. Alameda Property has both dormitories and private rooms, and four shared bathrooms for guest's convenience. Guests are welcome to prepare their own meals at the two fully equipped kitchens available on site or enjoy the local gastronomy eating out in the many restaurants in the area. Portimao has an excellent public transport network, which pass by the property every twenty minutes that will take you to the beautiful beaches. Towels are included with your stay, there is no curfew, and the staff and atmosphere are extremely welcoming.

Dorm Bed from $27.96
Private Room from $29.82
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 92%
Rua das Naçoes Unidas, lote 33, Portimao
You'll love this hostel because of it's good location and quality amenities. It features friendly service and cable tv. Towels included and air conditioning are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.

Dorm Bed from $27.96
Private Room from $34.67
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 92%
R. Dr. Ernesto Cabrita 19 a 33, Portimao
This terrific hostel offers friendly service and a common room. The good location and overall vibe also make it very popular. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's self-catering facilities and a microwave. Wi-fi, security lockers, luggage storage, towels included, internet access, air conditioning, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.
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