Hostel Benformoso

Rua do Benformoso, 207-1, 1100-085 Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal
+351 214 031 452

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Hostel Benformoso - Lisbon, Portugal
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Value for money 5.4
Distance to city center 0.3 mi
Location rating 7.0


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beds room smelt in 4 reviews
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  • Excellent
    Oct 2019

    Very helpful and backpacers friendly stuff. Hostel is located in the pleasant area with many good restaurants (for veggies).

  • Okay
    Sep 2019

    The location

    Smelly room, kind of dirty and poorly maintained.

  • Mediocre
    Jul 2019

    Well, the price may be appealing and the photos don’t look so bad, but don’t fall into that! The room costed us 37€ (we were 2) but we only had 40€ in cash and he told us he would give us the change later. However, when we checked-out, I asked for the change and he replied as we had asked for more towels (there was only one shower towel, not even a hand towel was provided), we had to pay for it as they weren’t for free. Plus, he told us this info was available in the description, but I looked for it and couldn’t find it, which honestly just sounded like an excuse to keep the 3€. The room was too tight, we barely had space to move or open our luggage. The sheets had stains and so did the pillows, floor was dirty and I’m pretty sure the toilet wasn’t cleaned from one day to the other. We know that for 37€ we can’t ask for much, however minimal hygienic conditions should be assured at any hostel/hotel.

  • Mediocre
    Jun 2019

    Only plus is the location, just a few minutes from subway and a handful of restaurants located immediately around, including an Indian one with tasty menus.

    Extremly loud, there was a cooling aggregate from the restaurant below, located directly under the room, roaring so loud that it was annoying even with closed window (which was defective and did not close well). The room had a strong odour of sweat, which didn't exactly add to comfort. The "window" just shows the wall of the oppositing building. There is exactly one douche/WC combo for the whole hostel and is of course often occupied. The staff told me it will be quiet from 11pm. Then that time passed, and it was still loud. Suddenly it should be 1am, which then was correct. But it did not last long, at 6.30 the vacuum cleaner suddenly ended my few hours of sleep. Internet / WiFi is available but not really fast. For 28€ it is a really bad offer.

  • Good
    Jun 2019

    Expected much more but the reality was something else

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Set in a newly refurbished traditional building, Hostel Benformoso is located in the heart of Lisbon, within a 4-minute walk from the Intendente metro station. Free WiFi is available throughout the property. Rooms at Hostel Benformoso come with ironing facilities, cotton towels and free toiletries. There is a living room at the property where guests can relax after a busy day exploring the city. Alternatively, traditional Portuguese restaurants can be found just around the corner. There is also a refrigerator, an electric kettle, a microwave and a toaster at guests’ disposal. The hostel has a 24-hour reception and concierge service, available to help guests with city tips, tour bookings or car and bike rentals. Rossio Square is within 900 metres away and features bus and train connections. The iconic São Jorge castle is a 15-minute walk away, while Chiado, the city’s historical downtown area with many traditional shops and cafés, is a 20-minute walk from the hotel. Lisbon International Airport is 6.3 km from the property and can be easily accessed by metro.



Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly

5.6 Okay

based on 150 reviews








Value for money

Check in

1:00 PM

Check out

11:00 AM


Policies vary by room type and provider.


No smoking
Express check out
Free Wi-Fi
Adults only
Concierge service
24hr front desk

FAQs when booking at Hostel Benformoso

Where is Hostel Benformoso located?

Hostel Benformoso is located at Rua do Benformoso, 207-1 in Arroios, 0.3 miles from the center of Lisbon. Castelo de São Jorge is the closest landmark to Hostel Benformoso.

When is check-in time and check-out time at Hostel Benformoso?

Check-in time is 1:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at Hostel Benformoso.

Does Hostel Benformoso offer free Wi-Fi?

Yes, Hostel Benformoso offers free Wi-Fi.

Does Hostel Benformoso offer free parking?

No, Hostel Benformoso does not offer free parking.

Does Hostel Benformoso offer free airport shuttle service?

No, Hostel Benformoso does not offer free airport shuttle service.

How far is Hostel Benformoso from the airport?

Hostel Benformoso is 3.9 miles from Lisbon Humberto Delgado. Hostel Benformoso is 11.8 miles from Cascais Aerodrome.

Does Hostel Benformoso have a pool?

No, Hostel Benformoso does not have a pool onsite.


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Most Popular Landmarks

  • Castelo de São Jorge 0.4 mi
  • Praça de D. Pedro IV 0.5 mi
  • Elevador de Santa Justa 0.6 mi
  • Miradouro de Santa Luzia 0.6 mi
  • Igreja de São Roque 0.6 mi
  • National Pantheon 0.7 mi

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