A stylish choice for budget travellers, the So Cool Hostel Porto provides modern rooms, a terrace, and great amenities in a charming 19th-century building in Porto, very close to the funky Casa da Música and abut 15 minutes by public transport from the historic centre. There are 7 rooms on offer, which include dorms (mixed, female-only and male-only) with bunks for 8 or 10 and superior double rooms which additionally feature air conditioning. Bathrooms are shared, and some dorms also boast a private balcony or terrace. Guests can make use of the well-equipped shared kitchen, and the hostel also provides laundry facilities, and a 24-hour reception desk.
The So Cool Hostel Porto is located in a vibrant neighbourhood close to the Casa da Música, a concert hall with a striking design by Rem Koolhaas. The area is known for its clubs, bars, restaurants, and also enjoys excellent public transport links from Porto's beautifully preserved historic heart.
Taxi: 500 metres.
Bus (3M, 201, 501, 502): 150 metres.
Metro: Carolina Michaelis, 200 metres.
Train: São Bento, 2.3 kilometres.