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Tilia Hostel
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Tilia Hostel

Rua Serpa Pinto 29, 8000-343 Faro, Faro, Portugal
Faro, Portugal
See location+351 967 405 435

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based on 2141 reviews
2,141 reviews
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Double room

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About Tilia Hostel

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free
Well located in the centre of Faro, Tilia Hostel provides air-conditioned rooms, a garden, free WiFi and a shared lounge. Featuring a terrace, the hostel is close to several noted attractions, around 500 metres from Lethes Theatre and around 300 metres from Carmo Church & Bones Chapel. The accommodation offers evening entertainment and a shared kitchen. Guest rooms include bed linen. Guests at the hostel will be able to enjoy activities in and around Faro, like hiking. Church of São Lourenço is 11 km from Tilia Hostel, while Vilamoura Marina is 25 km away. The nearest airport is Faro Airport, 12 km from the accommodation.

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Prices are based on 1 night including VAT, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at Tilia Hostel

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Air-conditioned
  • Smoke alarms
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Non-smoking rooms available


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Air-conditioned
  • Smoke alarms
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Dustbins


  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Additional bathroom
  • Private bathroom

Things to do

  • Hiking
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Evening entertainment


  • Lockers
  • Privacy curtain
  • Storage available

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Designated smoking area


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Garden


  • Reading light
  • Socket near the bed

Services and conveniences

  • Earplugs
  • Key card access

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area


  • Laundry facilities


  • Shared kitchen

Health and safety

  • Safe

Reviews of Tilia Hostel

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What can I expect from the beds at Tilia Hostel?

The beds at Tilia Hostel are comfy and sturdy, offering a unique experience with a vintage vibe. However, some guests have mentioned that the beds can be a bit noisy.

Is parking available at Tilia Hostel?

Tilia Hostel does not offer parking, but it is conveniently located near bus and train stations, making it easy to explore the town and nearby areas.

How is the food quality at Tilia Hostel?

Tilia Hostel provides a shared kitchen for guests to use, offering a cozy and well-equipped space. However, it's important to note that the hostel does not offer on-site dining options.

What is the cleanliness like at Tilia Hostel?

Tilia Hostel is known for its clean and proper Portuguese character decor, offering a well-maintained and cozy environment. However, some guests have mentioned concerns about the showers and toilets being cramped.

When is the best time to visit Tilia Hostel?

The high season at Tilia Hostel is in October, offering a great opportunity to experience the vintage vibe and unique atmosphere. However, it's important to keep in mind that noise from other travelers during the night can be a drawback of staying at a hostel.

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Opt for a Room on the Lower Floor

Some guests found the upper floor rooms to be noisy and had issues with the air conditioning, so consider requesting a room on a lower floor for a quieter stay.

Enjoy the Rooftop Terrace

The rooftop terrace is highly recommended for its lovely views and comfortable seating, providing a great spot to relax and socialize.

Check Out the Nearby Attractions

The hostel's central location makes it easy to explore nearby attractions such as Igreja do Carmo, Faro City Centre, and Marina de Faro, all within walking distance.

Be Mindful of Noise Levels

Several guests mentioned noise as a concern, so consider bringing earplugs if you're a light sleeper.

Take Advantage of the 24-Hour Reception

The 24-hour reception with helpful staff is a plus, especially for late check-ins or if you need assistance during your stay.

Consider the Shared Facilities

While the shared facilities are generally well-maintained, some guests noted that the showers and toilets can be cramped, so keep this in mind when planning your stay.

Explore the Unique Design

Guests appreciated the vintage Portuguese style and the hostel's unique building, making it a memorable and aesthetically pleasing place to stay.

Plan for Social Activities

If you're looking to socialize, check for organized events or activities during your stay, as some guests found the atmosphere less social during their visit.

Take Note of Seasonal Factors

Consider visiting during the low season in September for a quieter experience, or the high season in October for livelier surroundings.

Be Aware of Refund Policies

Some guests encountered issues with refund policies, so it's advisable to double-check the booking details and communicate any concerns with the management in advance.


Rua Serpa Pinto 29, 8000-343 Faro, Faro

What's nearby

  • Igreja do Carmo144 m
  • Faro City Centre308 m
  • Marina de Faro317 m
  • ACTA - A Companhia de Teatro do Algarve339 m
  • Arco da Vila0.5 km
  • Praça António Sérgio0.5 km
  • Liberdade Square0.6 km
  • Camara Municipal0.6 km
  • Centro Ciência Viva Algarve0.6 km
  • Sé de Faro0.6 km
  • Museu Arqueologico0.7 km
  • Cidade Velha0.7 km



Check in anytime after 15:00, check out anytime before 11:00


Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.
License number: 114264/AL

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Top tips for your stay at Tilia Hostel

  • If you’re after a cheap room at Tilia Hostel, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in April and June.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at Tilia Hostel, plan to stay on a Friday or Tuesday. The most expensive day is usually Sunday.
  • The cheapest price a room at Tilia Hostel was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was €44, while the most expensive was €44.
  • How long should you stay at Tilia Hostel? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 4 days.

FAQs when booking at Tilia Hostel

  • Where is Tilia Hostel located?

    Tilia Hostel is located at Rua Serpa Pinto 29, 0.5 km from the centre of Faro. Igreja do Carmo is the closest landmark to Tilia Hostel.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Tilia Hostel?

    Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at Tilia Hostel.

  • Does Tilia Hostel offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Tilia Hostel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is Tilia Hostel from the airport?

    Tilia Hostel is 2.6 km from Faro.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Tilia Hostel hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Tilia Hostel in Faro and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Tilia Hostel and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Tilia Hostel.

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Distance to city centre

0.5 km

Nearest airport


Distance to airport

2.7 km