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Lovely Duplex in the historical center of Oporto - High Standing

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,345 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

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:
90%
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2017

Amenities

Porto Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 5
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1345 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
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
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(51 traveler reviews)

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Lovely Duplex in the historical center of Oporto - High Standing
average rating of 4.8627453 based on 51 reviews
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5

Great location and very nice apartment

  • 5 of 5

We had a great experience in Porto. The apartment was great and the location was ideal.Marc was there to greet us upon our arrival and gave us all the information we needed.If we are ever in Porto again we would definitely stay at Marc's apartment.

Clare

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for all Hope to see you again soon Regards Marc
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4

Great location

  • 4 of 5

Great location. Nicely decorated and comfortable.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks
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5

Loved Porto

  • 5 of 5

Cute 2 bedroom apartment. Looked like the pictures.

Porto is such a cute town and the location of this unit is superb. Views from each room.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks!
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5

Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

What a fabulous Apartment we had in Porto. This apartment is newly renovated and absolutely beautiful. It probably is one of the best locations in the city. We did have noise from the see gulls. While light sleepers may find this disturbing, we found it part of the charm of being in the center of Porto and on the Duoro River. The apartment is immaculate and Marc was readily available for any type of circumstance. It should be noted that there is just one air-conditioner in the upstairs bedroom. However the breeze from the windows kept things cool down stairs. Restaurants, sightseeing, shops and walking tours are all within walking distance. Located right near the walking bridge over the river makes for fabulous evening strolls by the river. This is a find not to be missed. Charming Porto and delightful apartment.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks!
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5

Exactly as described, exceeded expectations.

  • 5 of 5

My family of three just spent three nights at this wonderful apartment. The description is accurate and the photos are true. The apartment is large, we'll equipped and very clean. The views are spectacular and they never got old. The location is prime. We walked to everything very easily including all landmarks, the Ribeira, the bridge, restaurants, subway etc.

Communication was very good and the woman who checked us in and out was very professional, kind, and friendly. This apartment is highly recommended. It won't disappoint.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks!
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5

Room with a view!

  • 5 of 5

We were 2 couples staying in this beautiful apartment. Even after a late arrival, we were met with a smile and not to worry, no extra charge, unlike other properties we have been to. The apartment was in an old building with a bright modern interior, spotlessly clean and plenty of room for the 4 of us. In particular, we liked the separation of the 2 sets of rooms, 1 upstairs with it's own bathroom and the other downstairs with an en-suite. The views both front and back were stunning and the small balcony was ideal for a wee aperatif before dinner.

Porto itself was a wonderful place to visit, good restaurants and shops and plenty to keep us occupied for a week. We found the locals very friendly and willing to help a few tourists when needed and obviously very proud of their lovely city.

Although this apartment is quite expensive, it was certainly worth paying for, as they say, 'you get what you pay for'

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
17 Kilometres
Oporto Airport
Nearest Ferry
10 Kilometres
Porto
Nearest Train
500 Metres
Sao Bento
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
A1
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

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $89.18
Additional Guest Fee $17.84 per person per night

Caution de 200€ à payer en liquide au moment de la remise des clés
Check in / check out entre 21h et 7h00, un forfait de 80€ sera facturé
Security deposit of 200€ cash due during the check in
Check in / check out between 21h00 and 7h00, a extra charge of 80€ will be due

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

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