Gallery Hostel is situated in downtown Oporto, between art districtand nightlife at Miguel Bombarda Street. This privileged area convinces with its gourmet restaurants, modern bars, art galleries, design boutiques, stylists, and vintage shops.
It is a trendy and vibrant area with a never ending flow of activity. It is certainly the ideal place to see another face of Oporto. In order to fully enjoy your stay, our friendly staff takes you to free walking Tours around some of Porto’s iconic places and shows you the secrets of its district.
Oporto’s monuments, museums and gardens are at a close walking distance to the Hostel. We will be happy to recommend you the best places.
Explore Miguel Bombarda Street and its neighbourhood
Rua Miguel Bombarda
The street with the majority of art galleries of Oporto.
Centro Comercial Bombarda
An independent shopping mall where you find amazing shops related to art souvenirs, fashion and alternative products.
Rota do Chá
It is situated in a beautiful building with a wonderful chillout garden where you can enjoy more than 300 kind of teas from all over the world.
Bugo Art Burgers
Bugo provides high quality meals mixed with a touch of art. You can enjoy delicious meat fish or vegetarian burgers.
This bar offers great cultural events and is specially designed for live performances. We highly recommend their Jam Session on Sundays.
A vegetarian restaurant and a biological products store with a lot o tasty and economic specialities, including the famous vegetarian "francesinha"!
A restaurant with an aromatic cuisine, made with biological and healthy ingredients. It serves breakfast until 12h, and in the afternoon it’s a cafe.
Artes em partes
This relaxed place has several alternative shops and an own art gallery.
More than a Hostel
Gallery Hostel characterizes the new concept of a luxury hostel, where best service, facilities and cleanliness are top priority along with friendliness and familiar atmosphere.
Gallery Hostel goes even beyond by fusing the hostel concept with an own Art Gallery and contributes with its bi-monthly changing art exhibitions, concerts and other cultural and artistic initiatives to the whole community.
Check out our current art exhibition.
- Arraial de São Martinho (...)
- Inaugurações Miguel (...)
- Rota das Tapas no Porto (...)
Arraial de São Martinho no centro Histórico do Porto
O Centro Histórico do Porto festeja o São Martinho no próximo sábado, dia 15. Do programa consta um percurso pela Sé e um magusto com as gentes locais. O guia deste percurso é um morador da Sé que partilhará as suas histórias de vida, memórias (...)
Inaugurações Miguel Bombarda 8 Novembro
Seis vezes ao ano em datas sempre diferentes, acontece a festa da arte contemporânea no Porto - o circuito Cultural Miguel Bombarda.Nesse dia, as galerias de arte do quarteirão de Miguel Bombarda renovam-se e apresentam novas exposições e novas coleções (...)
Rota das Tapas no Porto
Para quem ainda não conhece o conceito, a Rota de Tapas é uma boa oportunidade de juntar um grupo de amigos e partir à descoberta de vários petiscos com receitas tipicamente portuguesas — e feitas especialmente para o evento —, em 20 restaurantes e bares (...)
The Guardian considers Gallery Hostel as one of the 10 best luxury hostels in Europe!
The environment is important to us! Our newest project “We Care” is our effort to protect the environment through different green initiatives such as recycling, solar water heating and much more:
the Hostel is committed to focus on green initiatives as Reducing, Reusing and Recycling as much as possible. We recycle glass, paper, cardboard, plastic, batteries, light bulbs, oil, cork & electronics.
Solar Water Heating
Our installation of the (SWH) system comprises 30m2 of solar collectors and two 750 liter storage cylinders. By implementing this renewable energy, we estimate an economic saving of 30-40% and an environmental benefit of 4,5 tonnes of CO2 emissions avoided per annum.
Our staff takes our guests by foot around the city of Porto and shows its secrets for free.
Organic & Local Products
We serve organically certified Red & Port Wine in our bar and prepare our free breakfast and homemade dinners with local products.
On request, we prepare a vegetarian meal on our daily dinners for vegetarians.
Saving Water & Energy
We use reduced water pressure and water our plants only after dawn. More than 90% of our lamps have energy saving light bulbs.
We change towels only on request to save water, electricity and detergent.
We provide bikes for rent to discover the city and its surroundings in a sustainable way.
We check our infrastructure regularly and clean our filters of AC’s and kitchen monthly.
We reduce, reuse and recycle as much of our ISO 14001 certified paper as possible.
Porto has many beautiful gardens and parks, we provide our guests with information about the best green areas in the city and its surroundings.
All our rooms and inside common areas are non-smoking. You smoke? There is a winter garden where it is allowed.