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CHARMING, COMFORTABLE APARTMENT IN PORTO HISTORIC CENTER (RIBEIRA) - PORTUGAL

Claudia Leite

Advertiser since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese
Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Claudia Leite

Advertiser since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
August 25, 2014
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CHARMING, COMFORTABLE APARTMENT IN PORTO HISTORIC CENTER (RIBEIRA) - PORTUGAL

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Overview

Sao Nicolau Apartment Rental Photos and Description

1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, sleeps 2, baby-friendly

Enjoy a quality stay in this holiday apartment in Porto, located in its historic center classified World Heritage by UNESCO, 1 minute walking to Douro river. The apartment is on the 2nd floor rear of a well maintained historic building, which makes it very silent even in the most animated part of the city. The apartment was totally redesigned and recently renewed by an award winning architect. Fully equipped for 4 people, it is ideal for family and friends. The apartment has a double bedroom with space for a baby crib, living room, equipped kitchenette with sofa bed, dining table, TV, CD player, DVD player and Wireless Internet, washing machine, and other amenities. The apartment is a few minutes walking distance to Douro river, the Port Wine Cellars, restaurants, bars, tourist offices, transports and many places of interest. You can easily visit museums, theaters, churches and many other monuments without using the car. The beach is only 6km away with excellentent access.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Claudia Leite (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a wonderful stay in Portugal and the slightly complicated arrival in Porto is part of the joys of holidays abroad. We started in your apartment, great location in this lovely and typical district of Ribeira. Isabelle is very charming and welcomed us warmly on your behalf. Her small race kits for the ambulance were very funny! The bottle of Port was excellent and very nice for us to welcome, thank you very much. The only downside of the apartment is that it feels some moisture but despite this, we have enjoyed so it is well located and is also very functional. A brief note of almost perfect stay in every way! Thank you very much again and when I return to Porto, be sure that I'll let you know.
May 2012
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Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

Reviews

3.2
based on 5 traveler reviews

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Charming, comfortable apartment in Porto historic center (Ribeira) - Portugal
average rating of 3.2 based on 6 reviews
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Charming, comfortable apartment in Porto historic center (Ribeira) - Portugal
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p995775
Sao Nicolau Porto City
3

Nice and verry close to the centre and riverside

  • 3 of 5
It was an small but convenient and well designed and well equiped appartment. It is very close to the centre and the Waterfront which is very comfortable . The only disavantage is that it is at the rear of the building with windows facing a very small patio that give just a little bit of daylight and makes the appartment a bit moisty. It is comfortable for a a stay for a couple of days.
  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Charming, comfortable apartment in Porto historic center (Ribeira) - Portugal
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p995775
Sao Nicolau Porto City
4

comfortable apartment in Porto historic center

  • 4 of 5
Attractive apartment, very well situated, decorated well
nice reception
To recommend
  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Charming, comfortable apartment in Porto historic center (Ribeira) - Portugal
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p995775
Sao Nicolau Porto City
3

Perfect location, all necessities, poor light

  • 3 of 5
The apartment has everything you need and the location could not be better, a block away from the water and walking distance to most major sights and plenty of restaurants. However, the photo in the ad indicated a view of the street with the river in the background, but no such windows exist in this apartment - all of them come out into an interior shaft. You certainly don't see any Porto until you leave the building.
  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate your comments and are happy that you enjoyed the location and amenities of our apartment. The photos in the property ad should not be deceiving and the one showing a view to the river is named "Street view to Douro river". In the property description you can read "The apartment is on the 2nd floor rear of a well maintained historic building, which makes it very silent even in the most animated part of the city."
business
Charming, comfortable apartment in Porto historic center (Ribeira) - Portugal
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p995775
Sao Nicolau Porto City
5

Lovely apartment very well located

  • 5 of 5
Lovely apartment very well located, great welcome!
Ideal for couple or small family.
The owners are attentive to all your needs.
To recommend to discover or enjoy again Porto.
Philippe.

Appartement charmant très bien situé, accueil formidable !
Idéal pour couple ou petite famille.
Les propriétaires sont à l'écoute de tous vos besoins.
À recommander pour découvrir, ou profiter à nouveau de Porto.
Philippe.
  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Philippe for being such lovely guests!
business
Charming, comfortable apartment in Porto historic center (Ribeira) - Portugal
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p995775
Sao Nicolau Porto City
1

Non ha titolo

  • 1 of 5
E' una catacomba non una casa.
Siamo arrivati di sera ,quindi il buoi alle 2 "finestre " era normale ,ma la mattina era la stessa cosa .
Il cattivo odore di chiuso anzi di muffa non era normale .
Tutto umido ,per non dire bagnato ,I muri piangevano ( ho le foto dell'appartamento).Il bagno con la finestra, sulla scala della palazzina ,sigillata.
Non siamo potuti andare via ,perché la signora aveva voluto tutti i soldi per i giorni ,più la cauzione.
Ecco l'affascinante confortevole appartamento .
L'unica cosa vera è la posizione ,il bellissimo centro storico di Porto.
  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I appreciate your feedback and wish you had contacted me during your stay. We would have found a solution, such as refunding and helping you find another lodging.
My apartment is located in the rear of a very, very old building, classified as UNESCO world heritage. The stone walls of the building need renovation. Sometimes when it rains a lot, the internal walls get a bit wet, but they usually dry fast, overnight.
I have recently repaint the apartment and installed a system to renew the air and clear the smell of moisture. I will pursue other improvements that guarantee my guests have a comfortable stay.
I am very sorry you did not have a good experience in my apartment and it comforts me that you keep at least a good souvenir of the city. Thank you.

Map

Map

Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Sá Carneiro - Porto
Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
Several
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Golf Club Espinho
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
S. Bento
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
Arrábida
Nearest Restaurant
20 Metres
Several
Nearest Ski
100 Kilometres
Serra da Estrela
Nearest Beach
6 Kilometres
Praia da Luz (Porto), Lavadores (V. N. Gaia)
Car: not necessary

Porto is famous for its Port wine. Visit one of Porto's most traditional establishments, for a tour and tasting. Porto is so picturesque: with the old wine boats plying the river in front of you, and traditional port lodges behind, the medieval old-town clinging to the opposite bank and the skyline punctured by the Cathedral and numerous churches. You cannot miss it! Learn more in the site visitportugal.com and search for Porto in town field. Visit the city or go on a boat cruise and wine discovery adventure with portowellcome.com.

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From €45 Per night

Sao Nicolau Apartment Rental Rates

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€750
 

Additional information about rental rates

Exit cleaning fee €20
Notes Payment via bank wire. 30% to be paid with reservation; remaining balance to be paid up to 48h before arrival. Rates announced are for 2 guests. Children under 2 stay for free. 150€ security deposit.
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Amenities

Amenities

Sao Nicolau Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 38 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • River
  • Town
Theme:
  • Historic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surfing

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