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Charming 1 bedroom apartment centrally located in historic city centre

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview


Details
Property
apartment
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

1 bedroom, 1 full bathroom, sleeps 4, 1 sofa bed

This apartment has 75m2 floor and is composed of a spacious living room divided into 2 areas, the dining area with capacity for up to 6 people and the lounge area, with one sofa bed, a large fully fitted kitchen with all modern conveniences, the bathroom benefits from full modernization and one bedroom (double bed).

One of the best advantages, though, is its location. It’s 5-10 min walk from most of the city´s tourist attractions and sights. Thus, you cross the road and have the tourism information, in front you have two of main monuments of Porto: the São Francisco Church and Palácio da Bolsa (Stock-Exchange Palace). 50 meters away you’ll find the boat tours to do a cruise in the river Douro and 5 min walk you find the cellars of Oporto wine, the main square or the train and metro station. Very closely too, you'll find the congress center (Alfândega)

In short, this is a fantastic apartment with a central location - ideal for sight-seeing, shopping or business traveler.

Oficial register number: 5530 / AL

More Details

Owner
Nuno Ferreira
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 23, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

This apartment gives you the opportunity to soak up the atmosphere of old Porto, just one block up from the riverside... you will feel you are really "living in the neighborhood." There is an abundance of light from the many windows overlooking cobble-stoned streets, the park across the street, nearby shops, sidewalk restaurants, views of and across the river, and the Hop-on Hop-off bus just outside, around the corner. From our initial inquiry as to availability right through our departure, everything went just the way we wanted and hoped it would. The owner was most helpful with pre-arrival information; when we arrived the property manager was very detailed in explaining how everything worked; the apartment is modern, (it looks almost new tho the building itself is quite old) it is very well appointed, very clean, the bed comfortable, the shower hot... what more is there to be said. We always measure our level of satisfaction by asking ourselves "Would we do this again?" and here our answer is an unqualified, enthusiastic:"YES"... seven nights was many nights too few! By the way, we highly recommend this location as a prime spot from which to join the celebration of Porto's São Jão Festival in late June - we watched "St. John's Fire" (and the crowds below) from our third story windows... quite spectacular!
Jun 2011
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(29 traveler reviews)

Charming 1 bedroom apartment centrally located in historic city centre
average rating of 4.8965516 based on 30 reviews
5

Great stay.

  • 5 of 5

We arrived very late following a flight cancellation and lost luggage. After travelling for 40 hours we were relieved to be greeted warmly at the apartment. A hot shower and into a comfortable bed for a great night's sleep. All reviews accurately convey the ammenities and location of the apartment. It was warm which when you travel in winter is very important. The staff were incredibly kind and willing to help during our 5 day stay as we struggled to locate our luggage. Would I recommend this apartment? Absolutely. Would I stay here again? Without hesitation.

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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5

Amazing views, wonderful apartment in a great location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for three nights just before Christmas in this beautiful apartment, which is well-equipped and comfortable. It has gorgeous windows with views of the plaza and the river (which is a block away), and is close to great restaurants and sites. We were late arriving and our host kindly waited for us, and helped us receive our suitcase the next day, which the airline had lost. We had cafe com leite each morning sitting outside in the sun at the nearby Buffete San Domingos (Largo San Domingos 59). We also enjoyed meals at Caldeireros (tapas), Brasao Cervejaria, and Cantinho do Avillez. This is a great apartment and we wished we could have stayed longer.

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect stay

  • 5 of 5

Location, location, location! We were welcomed right on time and everything was explained in great detail. Beautiful views and walking distance to everything important we wanted to see. The home was so spacious and pretty, it made for a very comfortable few days. It made us wish we could have stayed longer. By the way, it is very quiet for peaceful sleeping. Restaurants are so abundant within a few minutes walk that you'll have a problem choosing. We hope to return to this beautiful city and would definitely stay here again. Enjoy!

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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5

This is a very charming and well equipped 1 bedroom suite in a central Lisbon location.

  • 5 of 5

We arrived and were greeted by Helena who provided all the information about the suite and some places to see in Lisbon. The suite is a gem and there were no disappointments, as it is very charming, spacious and well equipped. The central location was especially appreciated. We would highly recommend this apartment. Tom and Joan, Victoria BC, Canada

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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5

Beautiful property. Perfect location.

  • 5 of 5

We found the property to be in excellent condition. Our flight was delayed and they very kindly waited for us.

It is so close to the Douro and I think it's one of the best situated properties around.

It has everything you need to stay in Porto and is very close to the metro.

We will definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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5

Perfect location, clean, and a nice large apartment

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was an easy walk from the Metro. It was large, clean and bright with lots of windows. We could even see the river! I would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Francisco Sá Carneiro (Oporto)
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
São Bento
Nearest Restaurant
20 Metres
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
Homem do Leme
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

Porto Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Low Season
Oct 20 2016 - May 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$59
$376
$1,074
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$86
$537
$1,718
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$64
$376
$1,289
 

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Porto Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 75 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • River
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , sofa bed in the dining room
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • tennis
Notes:
paypal adress : nmfer@hotmail.com

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