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Lovely Duplex in the historical center of Oporto - High Standing

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Minimum Stay
3 nights

About the property

2 Bedrooms Apartment, in the historical center of Oporto, with fantastic views

2 Bedrooms Duplex Apartment, enterely renovated in a classified historical building, with very high standing, located in the heart of the historical city of Oporto, with unforgettable views on the Dom Luis Bridge, Douro River from one side, and Palacio da Bolsa, Sao Francisco Church and Infante Dom Henrique Square from the other side.

This apartment is located on the last and 5th floor of a building with an elevator. This building is known as Baron Forrester has spent some time leaving there.

Joseph James Forrester devoted a part of his life in a laborious survey of the River Douro, with a view of improvement of its navigation and a separte map of the port Wine districts, reprinted in England in 1852 by order of a select committee of the House of Commons. He was created Baron de Forrester for life in 1855 by the crown of Portugal, made knight commander of the orders of Christ and Isabella la Catolica, and received the cross of chevalier of various orders of his adopted country.

This Duplex is a real unique diamond in the historical center, with 2 Suites with 2 balconies, one in front of the Infante Dom Henrique Square and the other in front of the Dom Luis Bridge.

This apartment is completely equipped, you will spend fantastic and unforgettable vacations and you will be part of the History of Oporto. Come to visit Oporto and spend nice time in our apartment!

More Details

Property Manager
Marc Jan
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, polish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2017


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(37 traveler reviews)

Lovely Duplex in the historical center of Oporto - High Standing
average rating of 4.891892 based on 37 reviews

Wonderful apartment and great location

  • 5 of 5

Two couples traveling to Porto for the first time Apartment was centrally located very comfortable for both couples lots of room great view from the balcony and terrace. We do like to cook when we travel and this apartment did not have enough cooking

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks! We provide basic cooking instruments. Of course if needed we can provide specific cooking instruments that you may request. Regards Marc
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Awesome apartment, well maintained, clean and in a great neighborhood.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time in Porto and really loved the apartment amenities and location. The two restaurants across the street were excellent for dinner and drinks. Shopping is so close with great prices. Ana is so very nice and our transition into and out of Porto was seamless. Highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks!
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Perfect in every Way

  • 5 of 5

This is one of the most beautiful apartments we've stayed in. Stunning views, lovely fixtures and fittings, great location. Marc and Nancy (housekeeper) were excellent yo deal with. Can't wait to chime back

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks!
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Very nice property in central Porto

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful updated apartment in the heart of Porto. Great views, and convenient to everything. The only problem was parking, the best value was across the river. Restaurants all over the place.

I would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks!
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Excellent location and beautiful design.

  • 3 of 5

We enjoyed our stay. The location was excellent although it is a noisy area. The views were excellent from the apartment. Both bedrooms are truly master bedrooms.There were a few small things that kept this review from being 4 or 5. First, we were allowed only 1 set of keys for two couples. The coffee table and dining room tables are too big for the area. Otherwise, the apartment has a nice modern design.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your comments. A second set of keys or even a third is always available for our customers. This is probably a misunderstanding. A second set of keys implicates automatically a higher security deposit.
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Great stay in Porto!

  • 5 of 5

This is a very well located apartment in the historical heart of Porto. The apartment is very well appointed and was perfect for our family. The views from both floors are amazing. Marc was very helpful. He gave us very good recommendations for places to eat.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
17 Kilometres
Oporto Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Metres
Nearest Ferry
10 Kilometres
Nearest Train
500 Metres
Sao Bento
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Metres
Nearest Beach
7 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

You are located in the historical center of the city of Oporto, near the Ribeira Area, with fantastic view of the River Douro, Dom Luis Brigde and the whole city historical center of Oporto. You are nearby the Palacio da Bolsa, the Sao Francisco Church and in front you have the Infante Dom Henrique Square.


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Frais de Menage final $80
Refundable damage deposit $214

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
Available arrival
Available stay (no arrival)


Porto Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 5
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 125 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Town
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • - toilet , shower
    - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • - 2 twin/ single
    - 1 king
    - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping

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