BEST REVIEWS OF THE MONTH (MAY)

Here are the winners of May’s reviews, for each Destination Hostel:

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Best Hostel I ever stayed in

The Sunset Destination Hostel is the best hostel I ever stayed in so far. The atmosphere is brilliant and the staff is really helpful. Facilities are good andthe location is great. The hostel offers many different tours and activities and for breakfast you get freshly made pancakes. The best is obviously the rooftop terrace with its pool and an amazing view. But also the possibility to visit their partner hostels in the two other parts of town is quite nice. I highly recommend the place!

Natasha0606 – Stayed at Sunset Destination Hostel – Review made on Trip Advisor

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Perfeito

De tudo

Acomodação boa, wifi que funciona bem, café da manhã adequado,limpeza, boa energia do local, localização perfeita! Ao lado do trem de Sintra e metrô! Sem ruídos externos …dormimos super bem.

Ainda escolhemos participar do jantar português de domingo que foi ótimo.

Staffs super atenciosos…Pedro foi um dos que nos atendeu super bem.

Água e chocolate de boas vindas.

Gabriela – Stayed at Lisbon Destination Hostel – Review made on Booking

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Lovely lovely place

This was an unforgettable place for me. The staff were very helpful and kind. The fellow travellers were so respectful and cool. The dorm room is set up perfectly to give you space and privacy. The upstairs and downstairs common area are beautiful oasis like spots with plants, hammocks, art, beanbags, etc. The breakfast was a really nice pancake setup constantly refreshed by the staff. Two wonderful portuguese cooks host the lovely dinner that you can pay a tiny amount to be a part of. It includes wine, dessert and typical portuguese food. While we stayed there our roommate dropped boiling water on herself and was badly burnt and the staff was very very kind and did everything they could to help us all take care of her. Really just a sweet sweet place. Thank you guys!!!

Christyn k – Stayed in Alfama Patio Hostel – Review made on Trip Advisor

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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 3 WINNERS! 😃 If you are one of the lucky ones, please send us an email to marketing@destinationhostels.com
Don’t forget that, every month we pick the best reviews for each hostel, and the winners get 2 free nights stay with us!

BLOGGER’S SPOTLIGHT: BABI A ÚNICA

Every now and then we get some pretty cool guest writers and video producers. Some of them are bloggers and/or vloggers that, at the end of their stay with us or visit, share their experience on the Internet.

Every Tuesday  we’ll give them a little bit space on our very own blog so you get to know them and what they think about Lisbon, our hostels and the tours provided by Lisbon Destination Tours.

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About BABI A ÚNICA: (PT) «Sou um ser apaixonado, de natureza, pessoa que não resiste a um par de sandálias e sapatos, e que tem como inspiração a vida e história de Amélie Poulain |”O Fabuloso Destino de Amélie”|.» (EN) «I’m a passionate person, by nature, someone who can’t resist a pair of sandals and shoes, and who is inspired by the life and story of Amélie Poulain | “The Fabulous Life of Amélie Poulain” |.»

About Sunset Destination Hostel: (PT) «(…) a nova colecção para esta Primavera/Verão apresentada no lindíssimo Destinations Hostels, em Lisboa (…)» (EN) «(…) the new collection for this Spring/Summer were presented at the stunning Destination Hostel, in Lisbon (…)»

Check out the rest of the review!
All photos by BABI A ÚNICA.


Thank you Babi!!😀

Come back again next Tuesday for more Bloggers Spotlight!

MARCH’S BEST REVIEWS OF THE MONTH

Here are the winners of March’s reviews, for each Destination Hostel:

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Em casa ❤

Primeiro hostel Europeu e mandei bem na escolha!
Bem localizado, com fácil acesso do aeroporto através de metrô ou Aerobus (o valor foi de 5€ ida e volta) e o ponto inicial/final fica em frente ao hostel.
O Sunset fica em cima das estações de comboio (trem) que pode te levar até Belém/ Estoril/ Cascais por um valor baixo, metrô, mercado Pingo Doce, Farmacia e restaurante.

Para ter acesso ao hostel, você sobe um lance de escada. Talvez, para pessoas com mobilidade reduzida esse seja um obstáculo, mas os Staffs podem auxilia-los.

Fiquei no quarto 133 – misto com 2 beliches e banheiro privativo – 79€ por 5 dias!
Cama super confortável, roupas de cama limpa, edredom branco e banheiro limpo todos os dias.

O hostel disponibiliza no check-in uma toalha ou um cadeado free que é devolvido no check Out.

Diferencial: Eles mandam e-mail diariamente informando o que rola a noite no hostel ou em outros da mesma rede.
Estava em Belém quando recebi um e-mail dizendo que haveria a noite do Barbecue por 9€

Área de convivência excelente, com música todos os dias, piscina e um bar.

Me senti em casa!!!
Espero voltar em breve…

Clausoloviow – Stayed at Sunset Destination Hostel – Review made on Trip Advisor

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What amazing hostel! The best experience!

If you are ever in Lisbon, visit this hostel!
Absolutely amazing place.
First of all, it is very clean, rooms are well organised, beds are very comfy and everyone gets their private locker.

Clean toilets and shower cabins. There are hair dryers too.

Communal area is perfect, it has pool table, table tennis, chess, piano, comfy sofas and big pillows for resting.
Breakfast is included in the price, which also includes tasty pancakes with vanilla and cinnamon!

The staff are wonderful. They provide advice, welcome you and are ready to help you with anything. Very friendly people which make your stay absolutely memorable. The trips they organise are on great value for money, and you get to experience the best of Lisbon i.e city walking tour, trip to beautiful Sintra, Fado night experience, pub crawls and many more. Special thank you to Debora, Ugo, Evgeny, Ana, Hugo, Fabio and the rest of the gang!
I will return to this hostel any time!

 
Such a nice place, awesome people!
It was just like on the picture and in addition people were awesome! We had book 3 nights in this hostel and then 1 night in a 5 stars but we were so great in the hostel that we had trouble to leave it and its people 🙂
 

Pauline – Stayed in Alfama Patio Hostel – Review made on Booking

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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 3 WINNERS! 😃 If you are one of the lucky ones, please send us an email to marketing@destinationhostels.com
Don’t forget that, every month we pick the best reviews for each hostel, and the winners get 2 free nights stay with us!

BLOGGER’S SPOTLIGHT: A WORLD OF DRESSES

Every now and then we get some pretty cool guest writers and video producers. Some of them are bloggers and/or vloggers that, at the end of their stay with us, share their experience on the Internet.

We like to give them a little bit of space on our own blog so you get to know them and what they think about Lisbon, our hostels and the tours provided by Lisbon Destination Tours.

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About “A World of Dresses”: Nina, the writer of the blog is an American living in Spain! In short, she is the girl who travels the world in a dress. She loves traveling and fashion. She is wearing a dress about 95% of her life! So come follow her world! 😉

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About Lisbon Destination Hostel: “Simply the best Lisbon hostel. Lisbon Destination Hostel played a big part in my lovely weekend of being a tourist.(…).It looked nice for sure. However I found the concept of it being inside a train station to be perplexing and intriguing. I like it when a hostel offers you lots of things to do..”

Check out the rest of the review!
All photos by “A World of Dresses”


We want to thank Nina for the very nice review !!

Come back again on our blog page for more Bloggers Spotlight!

FEBRUARY’S REVIEWS OF THE MONTH

Here are the winners of February’s best reviews, for each Destination Hostel:

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One of the best hostels of all time!

I stay at a lot of hostels and this was one of my favorites – highest praise! a solid five stars as far as hostel going is concerned.

I moved into this hostel on my third day in Lisbon, after staying two nights at the disastrous Locals Hostel and suites, and boy were my expectations exceeded! Why wasn’t I here from the start!? Staying in good accommodation is so important for getting you off on the right foot in a city, and I learned that the hard way, but for only 2-3€ more a night (and even then, considerably cheaper than average!) This was SO worth it!
Luca is amazing and so friendly. I was greeted warmly when I got there. The bedroom was extremely spacious. I would highly recommend the lower bunks… the top ones did not come with a curtain (much less cozy!!) and seemed like a little bit of a pain to climb up.
The hostel is bigger than it looks. A long hall of rooms which wraps around the upstairs of a train station. The location is amazing – right by the water – and feels both safe and convenient to loads of sight seeing. I was satisfied with both the beds and bedding and the room was huge! But a little dark in the night. There’s one piece of constructive criticism – more light in the rooms. Every bed does have its own lamp, which is great, but even with all the lights on, you can’t see what you’re doing. Unless it’s day time – the windows are huge so light is ample.
I liked the bathrooms. Clean and combined units with toilet and shower both. And enough of them that if one was being used, you could walk to another one. They aren’t stocked though, but you should have your own Toiletries! Towels are given though.
The hostel also has a rooftop bar and pool! This is amazing! Too bad it was February! They even give a free glass of wine at sunset, which is so nice, but hard to take advantage of because there’s lots to be out doing in Lisbon! It’s a great city! The atmosphere is pretty conducive to meeting other travelers. People here are friendly and happy – because why wouldn’t you be, you’re in a GREAT hostel! They also do a dinner every night for an extra €10. I didn’t try it so I don’t know if it was worth it or not. But one of the reasons I’m so impressed with the service is that one day my lunch box disappeared from the fridge, and the hostel felt so bad it happened that they have me some soup and a piece of the fish lasagna for dinner. Even though I hate when people take your stuff, boy did I appreciate that! It was actually a really well stocked kitchen on the whole, which I totally appreciated! Space to prepare your own food and a kettle and tea all day so you can have tea whenever you want.
The absolute BEST thing about this hostel was the unreal amazing breakfast! It only goes until 10:30, but you do NOT want to miss It! Crepe style pancakes with Nutella made my life! Although these are in limited supply, so hurry up and get there early – you’ll probably only get one. Also, choice of Cereals, breads with cream cheese and amazing jams (yum!) Good orange juice and tea, yougert, cheese and meat slices, fresh fruit slices (apple, orange and kiwi)… loads of variety and delicious food; you can eat until you’re full! It’s the best. The dining space is one big weird shaped table, which is really cool for meeting people, but a little too busy for breakfast time, so as long as it’s not rainy, take your food

outside and eat in the sun or at the zebra bar. Delicious food+cool outdoor space, breakfast was the best part of my stay!
I want to come back to Lisbon, and if and when I do, I will totally stay here again. Above average across the board! Food, bed comfort, safety, cleanliness, pool and outdoor space, location, and friendly, awesome staff. I can’t recommend it harder.

Cbalberta – Stayed at Sunset Destination Hostel – Review made on Trip Advisor
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N°1 in Lisbon!
The Lisbon Destination Hostel family has a big heart and puts all their efforts in to make your experience great. It is not a surprise that the hostel is considered to be one of the best in the world since they offer a lot of privileges to their guests: great and central location, comfortable beds, clean bathroom and showers, rich and tasty breakfast, etc. they even have very sexy staff (Hugo&Marta – check them out) 😉

Dennis S – Stayed at Lisbon Destination Hostel – Review made on Trip Advisor

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Charming hostel in a charming neighborhood =)

Very nice, small hostel with friendly staff. Fully equipped kitchen,
clean rooms and bathrooms, nice rooftop, great pancakes for breakfast

Very charming neighborhood, so…great place so stay at. very accessible from/to trainstation and airport.

Chrigichrigi – Stayed at Alfama Patio Hostel – Review made on Trip Advisor
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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 3 WINNERS! 😃 If you are one of the lucky ones, please send us an email to marketing@destinationhostels.com
Don’t forget that, every month we pick the best reviews for each hostel, and the winners get 2 free nights stay with us!

Newsletter : Celebrate Carnival with #DestinationHostels

Hello! Welcome to February with Destination Hostels! We are SO excited to share with you our latest event : the carnival BBQ party! On Saturday, the 25th of February, come and join us at Sunset Destination Hostel for an amazing time 🙂 !

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Once again the #DestinationHostelsFamily invites you to yet another event that will, not only fill the emptiest of bellies, but it will make them hurt from so much laughter! 😄
Put your funniest costume on, leave the face-paiting* with us and meet us at Sunset’s Terrace for lots of fun, food and games 🍗🍻

Price:
12€ for the party + dinner
18€ for party + dinner + world famous #PubCrawl by Destination Tours + face-paiting*
(Tickets are limited. Buy yours now at any Destination Hostels’ reception)

Join our event on Facebook!

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Until next time 😀 !

-The Destination Hostels Family-

JANUARY’S REVIEWS OF THE MONTH

Here are the winners of January’s best Reviews of the Month, for each Destination Hostel:

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The best hostel I’v stayed in…

A fantastic location for all kinds of travelers, Sunset really is the ultimate in hostels for me. The great location is something to shout about, direct transport links from the airport and train station, not to mention bus routes and the metro literally outside the door of the hostel. This also means the hostel is perfect for day trips out – I highly recommend taking the train to Cas Cais, going to Coba De Roca and then onto Sintra. The staff at this hostel are some of the most down to earth and friendly I have ever had the pleasure of staying with – always happy to help, share in the laughs and welcome you into their world. It’s like staying with friends, genuinely miss them! The common kitchen is great, It’s well stocked with everything you could need for cooking, Fridge space is the perfect amount and I only had one item of food go missing in my two week stay (Thats good!). The rooftop terrace is the highly, Watching the sunset go down across the Lisbon bridge everynight with a glass of Red Wine and some friends is just amazing. I stayed here for two weeks and I cannot recommend it enough, They have a family of hostels in lisbon and your arm band allows you to go in and out of the hostels as you please. The rooms were all fantasticly high quality, Very Very big lockers under the beds, I always felt my stuff was secure and if I had any issues at all, I knew I could ask the staff.

Allan M – Stayed at Sunset Destination Hostel – Review made on Trip Advisor

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Lisbon Best Hostel…

Questo non è un ostello, è una piccola oasi di pace in cui ci si può rilassare e sentire come a casa propria. Personale gentile ed educato, struttura fornita di ogni comfort… siete davvero una big family e, anche se solo per pochi giorni, ci avete fatto sentire parte di questa fantastica famiglia. Grazie!

Federica S – Stayed at Lisbon Destination Hostel – Review made on Trip Advisor

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Great atmosphere + lovely hostel…

Stayed here for 4 nights on a short trip to Lisbon, didn’t expect much because of the cheap prices but pretty much everything was perfect. Every morning there’s a great breakfast with toast, jams/nutella, fruit, cereal and freshly made pancakes. The hostel rooms themselves are spacious and clean and the garden and rooftop patio are well maintained and great to hang around in. The atmosphere in this hostel is so friendly as the staff can’t do more to help! Kitchen has great facilities aswell to make your own food in. Would absolutely recommend to anyone travelling to Lisbon.

Hannah O – Stayed in Alfama Patio Hostel – Review made on Trip Advisor

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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 3 WINNERS! 😃 If you are one of the lucky ones, please send us an email to marketing@destinationhostels.com
Don’t forget that, every month we pick the best reviews for each hostel, and the winners get 2 free nights stay with us!