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Hostels in the Azores
The Azores currently has three youth hostels, or “Pousadas de Juventude” on São Miguel (Ponta Delgada), Terceira (Angra do Heroísmo) and Pico. The Pico hostel is in the Convento São Pedro de Alcântara sec. XVII on Rua João Bento de Lima. Prices for beds are 11/14€ (low/high seasons) and 31/41€ for private double rooms with WC. Ponta Delgada’s hostel on Rua São Francisco Xavier is priced only slightly higher and is in the center of town. The hostel in Angra do Heroísmo has similar bed prices and also offers private cottages for 46.50/56.50€ a night.