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6 min by metro to downtown

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 200 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

in the heart of Oporto, with all public transport

If you are looking for a quiet place, in the centre of the city of Porto, spacious and with direct access to the main access points to the city, you should know that this apartment has everything you need to enjoy a comfortable stay. Spacious, modern, cosy and creative, it promises to be your best ally for a dream vacation. Look no further, the apartment of your dreams is at the distance of a click.

Registration Number : 9895/AL

Property Manager
Mario Junior
Member since: 2015
Speaks english, french, spanish, portuguese
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 October, 2017

About Mario Junior

Hello, my name is Mário Júnior and I have been living in Porto for 40 years. Born in Angola, I was raised in Porto ever since and so I consider myself a true connoisseur of the city. I am a professional translator and interpreter. An enthusiast of outdoor walks, I particularly enjoy organising visits and bike tours and explore the city. Above all, I hope you make the most of your stay.

Mario Junior purchased this apartment in 2015

What makes this apartment unique

Despite being located in the heart of the city, this building stands in one of the safest areas of the city. With a lot of high street humdrum during the day, there is much to do: stroll along the parks, visit the traditional trade shops, pay a short visit to the El Corte Inglés department store or enjoy a good meal in one of the many cafes available.

Although very close to the nightlife (about 10 minutes away on foot), the building is located distant enough so as not to disturb your rest and comfort.

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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Porto
Nearest Barpub
10 Metres
Many
Nearest Ferry
2 Kilometres
Douro
Nearest Golf
12 Kilometres
Miramar
Nearest Train
500 Metres
General Torres
Nearest Motorway
500 Metres
A1
Nearest Beach
7 Kilometres
Madalena
Car: not necessary

Located in the centre of the Porto district, this apartment promises to make your stay extraordinary. With wide spaces and a modern décor combined with traditional design, this space aims to provide your stay in Porto with a sophisticated, rustic and comfortable tone.

 

Only 5 minutes away by metro from downtown Porto, this space enjoys an ideal location at Avenida da República, within the urban centre and close to the best department store in the city of Porto, El Corte Inglés, and 15 minutes away from Gaia's Cable Car. If you wish to visit the city's landmark, the famous Torre dos Clérigos (Tower of the Clerics), please know that it will take you only 25 minutes on foot to get to the most emblematic monument of the city of Porto.

 

The space is also 30 seconds away on foot from the nearest metro station, 5 minutes away from the train station of General Torres and 20 minutes away from the International Airport Francisco Sá Carneiro. If it's more of your liking, you will also find a taxi rank and bus stops just outside the building.

 

Being Porto the city of Port wine par excellence, this apartment is just 15 minutes away, on foot, from the Cais de Gaia (Gaia's Pier) and of the main Caves de Vinho do Porto (Port Wine Cellars). There, you will also have access to a significant cluster of restaurants and bars that feed Porto's nightlife.

 

If, on the other hand, you are more keen on nature, the surrounding area is full of traditional shops and green spaces, suggestive of long walks. The pedestrian crossing along the D. Luiz bridge over the Douro is also a great alternative and an almost mandatory activity during your stay in the city of Porto. You may also enjoy the best view of the city from a belvedere which stands within a 10-minute walk from the apartment. The Monastery of the Serra of Pilar is a must to capture some of the best photos of the city or enjoy a romantic moment with your better-half. If the weather allows, you may still pay a brief visit to the beach located just a few minutes away by car or taxi or to the natural bird-watching observatory in the waterfront of the parish of Afurada.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 200 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • City Centre
  • Near The Ocean
  • River
Theme:
  • Historic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • - bath with shower , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
    - toilet , bath with shower , shower enclosure
  • 2 full
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • - 1 large double bed
    - 1 large double bed
    - 2 single bed
    - 1 single bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Veranda / Loggia
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(23 traveller reviews)

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6 min by metro to downtown
average rating of 4.4347825 based on 23 reviews
London U.K.
4

Good location, big apartment

  • 4 of 5

We loved the area , close to metro and trains, even to walk into centre,

The apartment was well equipped every thing you need, big rooms, good showers, cable TV, ! And the bakery downs stairs was handy , thanks for a lovely stay in your lovely city,

  • Review Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words
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5

a un paso de Oporto

  • 5 of 5

A 15 minutos andando al centro de Oporto,con parada de metro cruzando la calle.Sin problemas para aparcar el vehiculo en los alrededores,es una zona muy tranquila.El piso es un tercero sin ascensor un poco viejo,pero con dos cuartos de baños muy funcionales,4 habitaciones amplias y un comedor suficiente para el numero de personas que pueden hospedarse.Una cocina funcional y lo mas importante,aire acondicionado independiente en cada habitacion.Hemos estado muy agusto y si volvemos a Oporto no dudariamos en volver a cojerlo.100% recomendable

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Gracias Eloy Garcia!
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Madrid
5

Muy cómodo y amplio

  • 5 of 5

Estuvimos en el apartamento 6 personas, y nos encontramos muy cómodos, estaba muy completo, amplio, con una decoración muy moderna, siendo un piso antiguo. En los alrededores, teníamos un gran supermercado enfrente, el metro en la puerta y el centro histórico resultaba muy asequible, ideal porque queriamos estar fuera del bullicio que Oporto tenía esos días de agosto . Todo muy aconsejable. Muchas gracias, Màrio, por los dulces de bienvenida.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Muchas Gracias por el comentário ! :)
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5

Casa genial para una familia

  • 5 of 5

Una casa de estilo antiguo espectacular. La verdad que vale la pena. Muy cerca del centro. No se hecha nada en falta, estás como en casa. Su propietario muy correcto. Muchas gracias por todo.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Muchas gracias Oliver! :) Um abraço e até breve. Mário
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1

Schöner Urlaub mit bösen Überraschungen

  • 1 of 5

Eigentlich dachten wir ja, wir hätten einen Glücksgriff gelandet - denn anfangs dachten wir noch, die tolle Lage und der charmante Stil der Ferienwonung würde uns über so Dinge wie die furchtbar quietschenden Betten, in die Jahre gekommenen Möbel und die gequälten Hunde im Innenhof hinwegtrösten... leider sind wir nun mit dem Vermieter im Streit auseinander gegangen. Entgegen der Angaben im Inserat hat er eine sehr fragwürdige Extra-Endreinigungsgebühr verlangt und den Rest der Kaution einbehalten, weil einer der alten, zwar restaurierten aber brüchigen Stühle zu Bruch gegangen ist. Die Rechnung dafür hat er zwar versprochen, aber nie geschickt. Vermutlich, weil er beim Preis für den Ersatz des maroden Stücks nachweislich gelogen hat. Schönen Dank auch. Die Kaution sehen wir anscheinend nicht wieder.

Wer hier bucht, dem sei zu Wünschen, dass er keine Probleme mit dem Vermieter habe. Der Umgang nach dem Urlaub war alles andere als fair.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent emplacement pour visiter Porto!

  • 5 of 5

Grand appartement propre et bien éclairé pouvant facilement permettre à 6 adultes (et plus) d'être confortables, en toute intimité, et de se retrouver à quelques minutes à pied du centre historique de Porto. Nous avons beaucoup apprécié.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: MERCI! :)
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday apartment in Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Natal 2016
19 Dec 2016 - 3 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$173
A$977
A$1,729
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
A$211
A$827
A$1,729
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit A$225.56

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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