We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Rivoli Cinema Hostel

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Professional photos
Rivoli Cinema Hostel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

245 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
There are newer reviews for Rivoli Cinema Hostel
See the most recent reviews
Showing 116: English reviews
O Carballino, Spain
Level Contributor
20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2014 via mobile

Wow! Unexpected quality for the budget. The staff is really friendly, everything is clean and beautiful, the atmosphere is really nice... Rooms clean and secure, big kitchen with lots of commodities, the terrace is amazing with views of Porto and nigh life. Really everybody will recommend this hostel because is one of the best hostels in the world.

Thank Karlos P
Marburg, Germany
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2014

Great hostel we really enjoyed our time there! Every evening they have some activities so we ate francesinhas, made pizza and drink wine together. Kind Stuff and clean rooms and kitchen. Also they offer free walking tours every day and a great pubcrawl. Thank Renata and all you guys for the awsome time with you!

Thank JuanDeLaPuta
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 April 2014 via mobile

One of the best hostels i ever saw!!! Central, nuce rooms but most of all a huge livingroom where you can watch dvds or just relax. Soooo nice !! So cool staff! Great activities every night like eat francesinha together, pubcrawl, free beer or wine, mojitonight, doing pizza... i loved it! :)

1 Thank Theresa O
Level Contributor
42 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2014

Great hostel with movie themed rooms. Very helpful staff. We stayed in the Amelie room and it was beautiful! Great facilities: free breakfast, free coffee and tea all day and the possibility of renting movies. Very clean!

1 Thank Rhane1
Salamanca, Spain
1 review
Reviewed 30 January 2014

I spent three nights in the hostel and I can wholeheartedly recommend it to everybody! The localisation is great, close to the centre. The staff is incredibly friendly and helpful. Also, the range of choices for breakfast is quite wide. It's clean and pretty :) If I'm ever back in Porto I will definitely stay there!

Thank kastanana
Piacenza, Italy
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 January 2014

The hostel is in the heart of the city center, close to all atractions and metro stations.Very close also to Gaia and Ribeira, around 15 min walking. The hostel is cleaning and cosy. Staff is amazing, helpful and friendly. The kitchen is big and provides everything you need to cook yourself. A lot of movies available at the reception. So... More 

Thank AleGalindo81
Oslo, Norway
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2014

I have stayed at this amazing hostel every time I have been to Porto. Everything about it is fantastic. Lovely staff, clean and modern. In adition to that its close to the train-station and the Main square in Porto. In otjer words - close to everything.

Thank ilposten
Aarau, Switzerland
1 review
Reviewed 7 December 2013 via mobile

I had some great days in city Porto with a amazing sjourn time in the Rivoli Cinema Hostel. Nice flair, a full equipeped kittchen and friendly staff. Also there is a terrace. The hostel is located in heart of Porto, you can go everything by foot and if you are to lazy, there is a Metrostation around the corner.

Thank SWerner84
Level Contributor
11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2013

I stayed at the hostel in April for one night and I regretted this decision immediately. I arrived around 21h00 after (only point of critique) the taxi driver could not find the right location, but (bonus point) did turn of the meter and ran up and down the street to find help me to the right location! After arrival It... More 

Thank EH1987
Galway, Ireland
Level Contributor
367 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2013

Great location in Porto. Very good price. A lot of films to watching if you like cinema. Every night some snack/drink is available for a small price in the kitchen. Also free juice, cake,coffee, water all day for all the travelers.

Thank Nany M

88 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (78)
Dining (9)
Business Centre/Function Rooms (1)
Family/Play Areas (6)
Hotel & Grounds (4)
Room/Suite (9)
Pool/Beach Area (1)
View from Room (2)
Other (46)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All Management Photos (10)
Room/Suite (6)
Hotel & Grounds (1)
Dining (1)
Other (2)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Porto hotels
0.2 km away
InterContinental Porto Palacio das Cardosas
0.4 km away
Hotel NH Collection Porto Batalha
0.1 km away
Hotel Teatro Porto
Hotel Teatro Porto
#20 of 101 in Porto
1,409 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.3 km away
Grande Hotel Do Porto
Grande Hotel Do Porto
#26 of 101 in Porto
1,165 reviews
0.3 km away
Moov Hotel Porto Centro
0.4 km away
Tattva Design Hostel
Tattva Design Hostel
#5 of 190 in Porto
512 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rivoli Cinema Hostel is the first Cinema themed Hostel in Portugal, and here you can find 13 rooms each one about a different film.You can choose a room by a Director or by a Film, and the interior of the room is decorated with things about the film. You can find movies from Tim Burton, Tarantino, Ridley Scott, Almodovar, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Godard, Manoel de Oliveira, David Fincher, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Michael Radford, Mira Nair, Steven Spielberg, Stanley Kubrick, Jonathan Demme, Ang Lee.The Rivoli Cinema Hostel has 13 rooms available (twin or double beds and 4 beds room), 6 shared toilets and 6 shared showers, a fully equipped kitchen, 1 lounge area where you can relax, have a drink, read books and play games, and an outside 180 m2 space where you can listen to music, barbecue, sunbath, party, or just chat with the others guests.In the Hostel you can use free WiFi internet, and you have free maps, tourist info and guides.Rivoli Cinema Hostel is located in the Porto historical center, right at the most important city square: Avenida dos Aliados- where you can find streets full of monuments, restaurants, cafes, esplanades, shops, supermarkets, shoppings, tourism info spots . RCH is right in center of the cultural center of Porto near Coliseu, Cinemas, Theaters, and Art Galleries.At the doorstep you can find metro, bus, sightseeing bus, train, taxis and tram.From here you can easily visit the most important references in the city like the Port Wine Cellars, Clerigos Tower, Serralves Museum and its beautiful gardens, go to a concert in Casa da Musica, take a walk across the bridges, take a look at a local architecture, visit the F. C. Porto stadium, travel by boat in Douro river where you can take great pictures and have a drink in one of the many bars in Ribeira.Nightlife is around the hostel, you just have to choose between cafes, nightclubs, discos or bars where you can meet Erasmus students and locals. Right across the street you have the Rivoli Theater where you can see musicals and at February you can attend one of the best Fantastic Cinema Festival in the world – Fantasporto ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rivoli Cinema Hostel

Address: Rua Doutor Magalhaes Lemos 83, Porto 4000-332, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Porto
Price Range: $24 - $73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com and Priceline so you can book your Rivoli Cinema Hostel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Rivoli Cinema Hotel Porto
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Rivoli Cinema Hostel staff and other travellers.
2 questions
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Rivoli Cinema Hostel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Upstairs rooms don't have wifi but are quieter. You can use the washroom on the 2nd floor and get wifi; we were happy with 3rd floor rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Sheiladoreen, 31 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Ask for Tiago and Tomè ;)”
 of 5 bubbles jianmarko, 11 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Any room would be fine.”
 of 5 bubbles 340zum, 14 Dec 2014 | Read review
“On higher floors you may have bad quality of Wi-Fi reception, but I recommend you to be in lounge room and use Wi-Fi if you need It.”
 of 5 bubbles hrvoj_h, 9 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Reserve in advance to try to get the private rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles anastasiat223, 15 Aug 2014 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay