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1 bedroom apartment with fantastic views over the Douro River

Bedrooms 1
Space 538 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

1 bedroom apartment near the Ribeira in the historic area of ​​Porto

1 bedroom apartments with spectacular views of the Douro River. It is located a few steps from the picturesque corner of the 'Ribeira' and its typical restaurants and terraces and from where you can board one of the numerous and various cruises along the river. It is accessible on foot from all the tourist attractions of the historic district of Porto and the famous Port wine cellars across the river. From this location you can also walk along the waterfront of the river until its mouth and then along the beaches of Foz and Matosinhos. You can also make this route moving from 'Electric'

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Porto Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 4
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 538 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • - 1 double
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Balcony
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking


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1 bedroom apartment with fantastic views over the Douro River
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 9 reviews

Perfect apartment, perfect location

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was ideal for the two of us, and the front balcony was a real treat since we were extremely lucky with the weather. It was lovely to relax outside in the sun and watch the activity of the boats on the river. Easy walking distance to the restaurants along the river, and to the places of interest in the city, although as previous reviewers have commented, it is very hilly as you walk away from the river into the heart of the city.

A good sized supermarket is a 10 minute walk away along the river (so no climbs). The tram stops pretty much outside the apartment and takes you to the coast, although the tram was busy and we had to catch it at the start of the line.

The port house tours across the river are well worth a visit, and an easy walk across the bridge. We did Taylor's, and spent a very interesting couple of hours on their tour followed over course by the sampling.

Finally, Mario is a great host who really went out of his way to make us very welcome. We can definitely recommend his apartment and wouldn't hesitate to use it again if we return to Porto.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Chicago, Illinois

Great Location with Accommodating Host

  • 5 of 5

Apt is small but efficient and comfortable with lovely deck to relax upon. You do have to be fit to get to apt since is on 4th flr of walk up building. Location just along river, with morning view that is postcard perfect. Easy walk to explore city but remember Porto is very hilly but that's part of its charm. We stay here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I´m glad you´ve enjoyed your staying. Thank you for your kind comment. Hope there might be a next time. Mário
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Fremont, CA

Beautiful views of Douro, great location.

  • 5 of 5

Close to town center, walking distance to all sights. Tram, bus 500 right in front of house. Modern interior. The front and rear terraces are great to sit and enjoy coffee/breakfast in the morning and port in the evening.

Mario was a good host, picking us up at the train station and bringing us home.

Apt is at the 4th floor but it's ok. I am 60 and would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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It was perfect for us!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this place. As noted in the other review, Mario was great--picked us up from the train station and brought us directly to the apartment--when the driveway in front was blocked, he proceeded to give a tour of the city--down to the beaches and back! He also arranged for us to store our bike rentals, which was really nice. Porto is wonderful, so historical and full of beautiful surprises at every turn. The apartment was close to everything, the view morning and night was beautiful, and the apartment lovely and very accommodating. No complaints. We really had fun renting bikes for two days and riding to the beach on the Porto side and then crossing on the little boat/ferry and riding to and swimming at the beautiful beaches on the Villa Nova De Gaia side. The six bridges boat tour was also quite nice. Great food, great people and a great time. We would stay here again, if every the opportunity arose.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2014
  • Stayed: September 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I couldn´t be more happy with your so kind comment, as I´m very glad you´ve loved the place and enjoyed so much your staying in Porto. Thank you!
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Buena situación y acogedor

  • 5 of 5

Muy bien situado y muy acogedor, una pena que estuviera lloviendo y no pudimos aprovechar la terraza. Si vuelvo a Oporto me volveré a quedar aquí.

  • Submitted: Dec 11, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Super Aufenthalt

  • 4 of 5

Die Wohnung liegt sehr zentrumsnah und bietet für 2 Personen tolle Möglichkeiten, die Stadt zu erkunden. Die Aussicht vom Balkon ist toll. Direkt vor der Haustür fahren zentrale Buslinien. Vorne ist abends während der Rush Hour viel Verkehr; danach wird es ruhig. Das Schlafzimmer geht nach hinten raus und ist sehr ruhig. Einen eigenen Parkplatz konnten wir sehr gut direkt auf der anderen Straßenseite finden. Die Ausstattung der Wohnung ist angemessen und wie beschrieben. Der Vermieter war sehr hilfreich und zuverlässig!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Property Manager

Mário Rodrigues
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 18, 2018


Nearest Airport
12 Kilometres
Aeroporto Francisco Sá Carneiro (Porto)
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Nearest Ferry
200 Metres
Nearest Golf
12 Kilometres
Nearest Train
800 Metres
Estação S. Bento
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Foz e Matosinhos
Car: not necessary

Apartment located opposite the River Douro, in the historic area a few meters from typical area of ​​Ribeira and its restaurants. Accessibility walk to all the monuments, museums and other sights of the city. Also across the river the famous cellars of Porto wine does not exempt a visit.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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