Le Penguin Hostel

Rental, Adults only

Rua Doutor Cândido Guerreiro, 33, 8000-320 Faro, Faro

+351 289 041 674

based on 1,482 reviews


per night

Fri 9/22
Sat 9/23

About Le Penguin Hostel, Faro

Value for money
Le Penguin Hostel is located in the centre of Faro. With a friendly staff, guests have access to laundry facilities and a sunny outdoor area. Free WiFi access is available. Guests can choose between a twin bedroom and dormitories which offer a cosy stay and a private locker. Bathroom facilities are shared and linen and towels are provided. At Le Penguin Hostel guests will find a shared lounge area with a TV. Guests can visit the great variety of restaurants that Faro has to offer including various international cuisine and traditional Portuguese. The hostel is 9 km from Faro Beach and 1.4 km away guests can take the ferry boat to the Desert Island. Faro Bus Station is a 12-minute walk away and the Train Station is 1.2 km away. The Gambelas University is 6 km away and Faro International Airport is a 10-minute drive.

Le Penguin Hostel room price & deals

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Standard Rooms - Mountain view
2 twin beds

2 twin beds



$35 totalZenhotels.com
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Double Rooms - Harbor view


$115 totalAgoda.com
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Other Rooms - Lake view
1 bunk bed

1 bunk bed



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Hostel Amenities & Facilities

  • Adults only
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Laundry facilities
  • 24hr front desk
  • Game room
  • Air-conditioned
  • Bicycle rental

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans

Things to do

  • Bicycle rental
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Darts
  • Evening entertainment
  • Table tennis


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper


  • Shared kitchen
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Vending machine (snacks)

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Adults only
  • Designated smoking area


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Grill
  • Garden


  • Reading light
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack


  • Lockers
  • City view
  • Storage available

Services and conveniences

  • Entertainment staff
  • Tour desk
  • 24hr front desk

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area


  • Laundry facilities


  • Fax/photocopying

Family friendly

  • Indoor play area

Places of interest near Le Penguin Hostel

Attractions in Faro, Portugal curated by momondo

Le Penguin Hostel location: Rua Doutor Cândido Guerreiro, 33, 8000-320 Faro, Faro

Top landmarks

Praça António Sérgio0.2 mi
Igreja do Carmo0.3 mi
Arco da Vila0.4 mi
Museu Arqueologico0.5 mi
Sé de Faro0.5 mi
Centro Ciência Viva Algarve0.6 mi
Forum Algarve1.0 mi
Ilha da Barreta3.5 mi
Praia de Faro3.6 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

LODO0.4 mi
Hápetite Restaurant Bar0.4 mi
Aperitivo0.4 mi
V5 Petiscaria & Bar33.3 mi

Le Penguin Hostel Reviews

GoodBased on 1,482 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Amazing staff and Amazing atmosphere. (in 103 reviews)
  • "Good breakfast, excellent location, friendly staff." (in 60 reviews)
  • The best hostel in faro ! (in 57 reviews)
Cons -
  • Awful street noise at night. (in 11 reviews)
  • We arrived late and the guy already using the room told us there (in 11 reviews)
  • I've got bed bug bites. (in 9 reviews)

Le Penguin Hostel room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • How does Le Penguin Hostel compare to other 1 star hotels in Faro?

    Le Penguin Hostel is typically below the average price of 1 star hotels in Faro. On average, you can expect to pay $121 per night in Faro. Le Penguin Hostel typically costs $28 per night, which is $93 cheaper than the Faro average.

  • How far is Le Penguin Hostel from Faro?

    Le Penguin Hostel is 2.1 mi away from Faro. You can typically expect your drive time from Le Penguin Hostel to Faro to be 6min. It might be worth looking up traffic trends near your hotel if you are worried about saving time.

  • What is the best way to get to Le Penguin Hostel from Faro?

    Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to Le Penguin Hostel. The nearest airport to the hotel is Faro.

  • Does Le Penguin Hostel have a pool?

    Judging by our data, Le Penguin Hostel does not have a pool on site, but hotels regularly make additions and changes to their venues and do not always notify us. It would be best to call Le Penguin Hostel at +351 289 041 674.

  • How close is Le Penguin Hostel to Faro city center?

    Getting to Faro city center should be easy enough, as it is just 0.1 mi away from Le Penguin Hostel. In Faro city center you will find Old Town Faro, along with many other popular sights and things to do.

  • What is the phone number for Le Penguin Hostel?

    The best contact number for Le Penguin Hostel is +351 289 041 674.

  • Does Le Penguin Hostel have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, Le Penguin Hostel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • What time is check-out for Le Penguin Hostel?

    For Le Penguin Hostel, the required check-out time is 12:00 PM. Check-in may be available from 2:00 PM. Any special requests should be made with the concierge.

  • How much is a room at Le Penguin Hostel?

    Guests can currently expect to pay $69 on average for a night at Le Penguin Hostel, Faro. Enter your desired travel dates in the form above to find deals starting at $23 per night.

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