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Apartment in the Historical Center

Bedrooms 1
Space 807 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

1 bedroom, stocking 4 people, in front of the Stock Exchange Palace

New apartment, decorated by an interior designer conceptualized in Portugal.

In the living room and kitchen you can enjoy the privileged views of the Douro River and Port wine cellars.

In the room you can delight in the views, to the Ferreira Borges market, Stock Exchange Palace and S. Francisco.

'Building classified as World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO'

Building with great historical value, where lived Joseph James Forrester was awarded by D. Fernando II in 1855, the title of Baron de Forrester. It initiated a reform in the wine trade of Porto.

Privileged place, for a pedestrian visit to several points of interest of the City of Porto namely:

- Casa do Infante, Palácio da Bolsa, Church of S. Francisco, S. Station Bento, Bolhão Market, Clérigos Tower, the Rectory of the University of Porto in Praça dos Leões, Carmo and Carmelite Churches, Jardim da Cordoaria, Douro River, Ponte D. Luis, Ribeira, Wine Cellars of the Port. '

More Details
Registration Number : 6844/AL

joao queiros
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2018


Porto Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 807 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • River
  • Town
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Basic Soaps
  • Dialup Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • roller blading
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


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(23 traveler reviews)

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Apartment in the Historical Center
average rating of 5.0 based on 23 reviews

Beautiful apartment, amazing views, perfect location

  • 5 of 5

It’s hard to imagine a better place for a vacation in Porto. It’s in the heart of the city with stunning views of the river and port houses. The immediate neighborhood has plenty to see and do, and nearby bus and metro stops put the rest of the city in easy reach. The apartment itself is very comfortable and in excellent condition. Kitchen is fully equipped and easy to use. Combo washer/dryer actually dries the clothes! So all in all a perfect stay. Host is very friendly, met us there on arrival and had lots of good information for us. I would happily stay here again and will recommend to friends and family who visit Porto.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you
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FABULOUS location, FABULOUS service !!

  • 5 of 5

In our 5 weeks travelling around Portugal, this was possible our FAVORITE apartment. The amenities offered were fantastic, the location could NOT be better in our minds, and the views - well, you'll just have to go visit for yourself. The photo on the ad is beautiful, but only a panoramic shot could do justice to what you see, looking across the river to Gaia, where all the famous port houses are. It's an easy 10 minute walk across the bridge to go tasting too :-) !! Out the bedroom window is another equally beautiful, but very different view... overlooking Bolsa Palace and the Ferreira Borges Market. Wow!! Our host, Joao was always quick to respond when we were making our travel arrangements, and provided lots of great tips and ideas of places to visit when he showed us around the apartment. He wisely had the shutters closed when we arrived, as when he opened them to reveal the stunning view, we could hardly listen to what he was telling us :-). Would LOVE to stay here again when we return to Porto!! Thank you Joao for a wonderful 10 days in your amazing city!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Was wonderfull having this persons
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Excellent stay

  • 5 of 5

Stayed 3 nights in March 2016. Location could not be better. You come back from a day of walking the city and are still treated to a spectacular view of the river from the living room. Apartment is modern and clean. There's even an elevator, though for us it wasn't all that important. 10 minutes' walk to Bento station. Joao is a great host.

Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you
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THE best apartment in Porto!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent most of Christmas week in Porto. I have to agree that the pictures do not do this apartment justice. The dark carpet does not photograph well.

The apartment in spacious and well equipped. The furniture is comfortable and in good condition. The kitchen had everything we needed, although I did not cook while we were there.

The bed is very firm, if you find that comfortable. I would have preferred softer, myself.

The location of the apartment could not have been better. Literally walking out the front door of the building puts you within steps of several don't miss sights. Walking around to the back of the building puts you on the river's edge, walking along the best that Porto has to offer. Restaurants galore await visitors, within just minutes of your doorstep.

I honestly could not recommend this apartment any higher. I'd stay here again without a second thought. Joao is full of good information, and was very easy to work with.

If you like seafood, don't miss ordering the octopus at nearby restaurants. Octopus in the U.S. is nothing like this!!

Happy New Year, Joao!

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Don't miss this one!

  • 5 of 5

THE place to be in this lovely city! Great location, beautiful apartment, real value for money. Joao and Paulo are very friendly and helpful. The pizzeria just downstairs, not bad at all

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great flat,wonderful location, fabulous value.

  • 5 of 5

We felt so lucky to have stayed in this flat, the photographs do not do it justice.

It has been imaginatively fitted out with everything we needed and is right in the centre of the City. It is near to everything we could have wished to see and do in a week; Porto is amazing and we will be back.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks a lot
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Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Aeroporto do Porto
Nearest Train
500 Metres
São Bento
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
Praia dos Ingleses
Car: not necessary




Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Para 4 pessoas preço/noite 80 euros. Pagamento deposito segurança 150 euros devolvidos no final da estadia.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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