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Marc Jan

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, polish

Lovely Duplex in the historical center of Oporto - High Standing

31 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Porto area Apartment Rental Photos and Description

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!

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Marc Jan (Property Manager)
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, polish

Reviews

4.9
based on 31 traveler reviews

Lovely Duplex in the historical center of Oporto - High Standing
average rating of 4.903226 based on 31 reviews
3

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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5

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
Owner's Response: Thanks!
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5

Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

This apartment was in a perfect location in Porto. It was within walking distance to everything - sights, restaurants, the river. The lovely 2 bedroom/2 bath setup was perfect for the three of us. We really enjoyed the outside deck. Marc and Claudia were easy to work with and were there to meet us upon arrival and departure. Just lovely.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks!
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5

Fantastic Rental in Porto

  • 5 of 5

Clean, modern, spacious, and in a perfect location this apartment makes a stay in Porto a wonderful experience. With comfortable furniture and amenities, the views from this top-floor two-level are amazing. Located one block from the waterfront and just a few minutes' walk from everything in old town Porto, I would recommend this rental to everyone. Probably the best apartment rental I've experienced so far and in a city that is now at the top of my favorite places list.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks, and hope to see you again soon!
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5

Fabulous property in a great position

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay in Porto in this great apartment. Perfect position just back from the Riviera lots of restaurants and bars nearby though we tended to walk into the city where it was less touristy. The balcony from the master bedroom has wonderful views across the waterfront. Porto was a great city small enough to walk around although a little hilly, helped to walk off the huge meals and pastries! Couldn't see everything in the time we were there so will definitely be back and can't think of anywhere better to stay.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks and hope to see you again soon in Porto
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5

Beautiful apartment in wonderful location

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was beautiful with modern decor. The location on the riverfront is great with views of the river from the bedroom balcony. It within walking distance of the train station and public transportation. It is on the fifth floor with an elevator to get you there.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks regards Marc
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Map

Nearest Airport
17 Kilometres
Oporto Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Metres
Nearest Ferry
10 Kilometres
Porto
Nearest Train
500 Metres
Sao Bento
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
A1
Nearest Restaurant
1 Metres
Nearest Beach
7 Kilometres
Matosinhos
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.

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Rates & Availability

Sao Nicolau Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Haute
May 1 2016 - Sep 25 2016
3 night minimum stay
$104
From
$110
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$730
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
 
Moyenne
Sep 26 2016 - Dec 9 2016
3 night minimum stay
$104
From
$110
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$730
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
 
Haute
Dec 10 2016 - Jan 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
$104
From
$110
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$730
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$110
$769
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $220
Frais de Menage final $82

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Porto area Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

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

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