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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 14 May 2016

although the rooms and furnishings are rather average, and the bathrooms are shared, that's an acceptable compromise considering the low price of this budget accommodation, which is more than made up for by the ultra friendly and warmly receptive staff at Big Chill Hostel in Lagos. had a very pleasant stay here.

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We appreciate your feedback and your stay in our hostel! We were very pleased with the review and have enjoyed your stay with us. We hope your return soon. Sincerely, management.

Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Right across from the beautiful beaches of Lagos and just a short walk into the old town. The place would be pumping in the summer with the spa bath and big terrace with kicker table, darts and a big barbecue and bar. It has two large, fully equipped kitchens and an awesome lounge downstairs. Wifi works well throughout the hostel;...

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We appreciate your feedback and your stay in our hostel! We were very pleased with the review and have enjoyed your stay with us. We hope your return soon. Sincerely, management.

Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

This hostel is a great choice of you're looking for somewhere close to the great beaches but also walking distance from town. It has top quality common areas that make socialising with others really easy. The rooftop is a highlight- from here you get great afternoon sun and ocean views. Staff are really friendly too.

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We appreciate your feedback and your stay in our hostel! We were very pleased with the review and have enjoyed your stay with us. We hope your return soon. Sincerely, management.

Reviewed 1 September 2015

I stayed at the end of August 2015 with 2 other mates in a 4 bed dorm. This hostel was probably the closest to the beach, but a bit of a trek (or 5 euro cab fare) into the centre. Good common area to chill out in. The hostel staff were great, in particular the manager. We weren't a fan...

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We appreciate your feedback and your stay in our hostel! We were very pleased with the review and have enjoyed your stay with us. We hope your return soon. Sincerely, management.

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights with friends, everyone was really friendly especially Lee! Right next to one of Lagos main beaches it was really pretty . Hostel had a hot tub and a BBQ didn't have time to use either unfortunately. Really good cooking facilities and nice en suite rooms. Perfect for what we needed at a great price ....

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Reviewed 25 August 2015

stayed here a few days and had a great time. always something to do here at this hostel, and the owners are so cool and will always keep you entertained. so close to the beach and only a few minutes walk to the old town. the most amazing sights in the world are only a few minutes walk from this...

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Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

Been traveling for 3 months and this is the best hostel we have stayed in. Amazing atmosphere in a great location. Everyone was super friendly & helpful. We ended up extending our trip purely because of the guys at Big Chill :) thanks Kaz, Karly & Lee. We will be back for sure!

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Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

My friend and I stayed here for 3 nights and loved it. The staff were super friendly and helpful and the hostel is really close to the beaches and just a short walk from the old town. Everything was clean and tidy, good security and they offered a free pub crawl which was lots of fun. I would definitely stay...

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Reviewed 30 July 2015

My girlfriend and i stayed here for 7 nights and we had an absolute cracker of a time. The best atmosphere in a perfect location between the loose as pubs/clubs and the most beautiful beaches you'll ever go to, thats not to mention the awesome facilities of the hostel itself!! The hosts Lee, Kas and Karley really knew how to...

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Reviewed 9 June 2015 via mobile

Perfect place to stay when visiting Lagos! Beautiful beaches on walking distance, city centre is very closeby and also on walking distance. The staff is amazing and very helpful. The manager Lee runs the place and does it perfectly.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Smoking rooms available
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Love the Beach, we got the Location! Welcome to Big Chill. Come as a stranger, leave as a friend... Enjoy our prime beach location and the best that Lagos has to offer. NEWL HOSTEL with a brand new Lounge, Games Room, cinema and more!!! There is always something happening at the BIG Chill! BIG Chill is more than you would ever expect, it's unique, and it’s different because we want to offer you your home away from home!! If you like...Activities - There is always something happening at the BIG Chill. Our Tour Desk sells awesome tours from Surfing, Bike hire, Theme Parks the list is never ending!If you are looking to book your amazing Southern adventure or more look no further! We are the local experts in Algarve, boat trips/parties, Jeep safari adventures and much more!Every night of the week there is something going on around the hostel, such as: Our Famous Dive Inn Movies, BBQ parties, The Backpackers Big Night Out (Club Crawl) (Wednesday and Saturday) and more! What more could a backpacker ask for! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Big Chill Hostel

Address: Estrada da Ponta da Piedade | Lt 23, Lagos 8600, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Lagos
Price Range: $32 - $34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“Top floor has the spa and a separate bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles 929mitcha, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Quiet rooms on the top floor outside, however try avoid the one with the sloping ceiling!”
 of 5 bubbles 808berniea, 1 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Turn up late and you'll get upgraded”
 of 5 bubbles violetc820, 23 Oct 2014 | Read review
“I stayed here just before peak season so I was lucky enough to get a room to myself. But any room in this hostel is pretty good as there is something for everyone whether it be a private room, larger dorms or female only (you can't go wrong).”
 of 5 bubbles kellyleighg, 7 Aug 2014 | Read review
“I stayed in the 10 bed dorm, it was really great for meeting people, and there is lots of space for all your bags as well as individual lockers for important belongings.”
 of 5 bubbles hollyw641, 7 Aug 2014 | Read review
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