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$140 / night
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PORTO DOURO RIVER GUEST HOUSE – Home 6859522 Apartment

  • 1 bedroom
  • 2 sleeps
  • 2 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 mi
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

Description from owner

Description

New building on the Douro riverfront, 20 minute walk from the historical center of Porto, this one bedroom apartment with private bathroom and outdoor iron worked balcony has large glass doors & windows that allows natural light until the sunsets providing a romantic & comfortable atmosphere & magnificent view of the Douro River on the horizon that takes your breath away.

This unique recently rebuilt building with new construction materials located on the Douro riverfront is not only a apartment filled with natural luminous sunshine until the sunsets but also allows you to sit on the balcony to absorb the unforgettable view of Vila Nova de Gaia, the Arrabida Bridge and the Douro River on the horizon that takes your breath away…..all inserted amongst the most privileged surrounding areas of Porto.

Description of the building apartment;

1st floor apartment

One bedroom with a double bed and private bathroom with a fully equipped kitchen and small outdoor iron worked balcony.

The building is positioned in a quiet area next to the riverfront of the River Douro and in a perfect location central to everything around as: the historical center (15-minute walk), beach (10-minute by bus/20 min walk) and lush green gardens of the Crystal Palace Park (20-minute walk). The Porto Douro River guest house large apartment windows allow for all the natural sunlight to penetrate into the apartment with an unlimited view of the Douro (gold) River and Atlantic Ocean and the sky which allows you to enjoy unforgettable moments and all the quiet you will need at the end of the afternoon when you come back to relax after a long exciting day in central Porto,

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OPTIONAL

For a perfect stay and for your well-being, we offer programs tailored to your personal needs. We will fetch you at the airport and attend to you in a personalized way and accompany you during your stay, it will be similar to meeting a friend who lives in another city and wants to show you all there is too see.

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Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Full bed
  • 1 En suite

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Patio
  • Waterfront
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Stove
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Iron
  • High chair
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Getting around

Close to all transports as buses and tram directly in front of the apartment 20m, the metro St Bento is a 30min walk

Interaction with guest

OPTIONAL I can organize tours as: sightseeing to other towns, beaches, execute home cooking meals and recommended restaurants with typical Portuguese cuisine, We can visit: Local food markets to purchase daily fresh fish, vegetables and fruit, Countryside trips and picnics with a variety of rich flavored products and Portuguese confectioneries and many other services. There is no stipulated prices because they are tailor-made programs according to your personal interests (I offer programs which are flexible depending on your time duration in Porto (a few hours, one day, two days or more, we can give an estimate in euros after contact and preparing the itinerary).......and your preference.

Policies

Check in time: 15:00, Check out time: 11:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

Damage deposit: ($55.35) €50.00
Smoking
No smoking at this property

Cancellations

Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

House rules

An Additional Porto Municpal Tax of 2€ per guest per night which will be collected upon arrival.

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About the owner

João / C.

Tourist License
71549/AL

Average reply time:
1 hour 40 minutes
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
21 Nov 2019
Years listed:
6
Overall rating:
5

Languages spoken: English, Portuguese

Map

Map and how to get there

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Guest reviews

Excellent
22 reviews

Excellent
18
Very Good
4
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“Perfect riverside location”

Reviewed 29 Oct 2019

A wonderful location on the banks of the river with easy access to Porto city centre by tram or a 10 minute walk. The host met us and provided a wealth of information on the city's highlights. The accommodation was first class, full equipped with everything for a short stay. A small balcony over looking the river really was the icing on the cake. We have no hesitation is recommending this apartment and would gladly stay there again

“Duoro views and cozy apartment”

Reviewed 13 Sep 2019

Apartment every bit as lovely as the pictures - Duoro view to die for. Great access via tram to the centre but also great local restaurants for the easy evenings. Great place to stay for a break in th… More

“Quaint little unit, great position.”

Reviewed 12 Jul 2019

Perfect position within walking distance from the city centre, lots of restaurants nearby, a large well stocked grocery store and we found a fabulous local cafe. Christina provided lots of local infor… More

Response from the owner This is a rental apartment, i do not live in the apartment, however i do have a cupboard that is closed since it contains the toiletries, sheets and towels for the apartment.All the same thank you for taking the time to write a review.

“Lovely apartment in a great location”

Reviewed 4 Jul 2019

We've just returned from a great time in Porto. Cristina (the owner) couldn't have made us more welcome. She picked us up from the airport and gave us so much information and made us feel li… More

Response from the owner Thank you for your review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay in Porto. Cristina

“Perfect Location and lovely view!”

Reviewed 20 Apr 2019

This place is so charming! With it's view of the Douro River and the tram driving by, you can look out all day long. But we didn't. We explored the lovely city of Porto and were able to take… More

Response from the owner Thank you for your review, i try to have the essential utencils as cutlery, linens pots , pans, plates, glasses so that my guests can feel at home and where they have all that they require if they want to cook at the apartment, i am sorry if you saw this as cluttering of things. Alll the same i appreciate your honesty and thank you for taking the time to write your review. Best Regards Cristina

“Perfect stay”

Reviewed 12 Apr 2019

An absolute gem of an apartment located right on the Douro river with its own private gin and tonic viewing platform to watch the world go by, everything you could need for a stay is provided for with… More

Response from the owner Thank you Joseph and Kaela, for your visit and fantastic review. Hope to host and see you in the near future, maybe the Douro Valley house in Marco Canaveses. Warm Regards Cristina

“Porto River Guest House”

Reviewed 15 Oct 2018

This was a lovely apartment overlooking the Douro River.It was spotlessly clean with a comfortable bed. Very well equipped with everything you would need or want.A 20 minute walk to the city centre in… More

Response from the owner Thank you for your review. Cristina

“Great spot from which to explore the city.”

Reviewed 20 Aug 2018

Cristina’s apartment proved to be an ideal base for our week in Porto. Literally on the river with bus and tram on the doorstep but also a 15 minute stroll along the river had you are in the hi… More

“Quelques jours à Porto”

Reviewed 7 Aug 2018

Nous ne pouvons que recommander cette location. Tout est parfaitement conforme à l’annonce. Accueil parfait, situation excellente quel que soit le motif de votre séjour. Nous avo… More

Response from the owner Merci, Cristina

“The location is great!”

Reviewed 15 Jun 2018

Great location. Everything was perfect! Our hostess Cristina was amazing,very helpful, giving us plenty of tips to improve our stay in Porto. The apartment itself is incredible, it's like being a… More

Response from the owner Thank you Daniel for your review, i am glad you enjoyed your stay. I enjoyed meeting you. Regards Cristina

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FAQs

How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with João / (the owner) through the contact form on this page.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to send the owner a message.

What if I have questions before I book?

Send João / (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact João / (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to view João / the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online and send João / (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send João / (the owner) an enquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

What is a booking request?

When you pay online through the Book your stay form, a booking request is sent to João / (the owner). You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then.

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How do I know what it will cost for my stay?

Simply enter your holiday dates in the Book your stay form to calculate the cost of your stay.
Click Book now to see a full breakdown of the price.

You can also request a quote from João / (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your holiday booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my holiday?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. João / (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call João / (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage my booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your holiday or cancel it if you need to.

How do I pay the balance of my holiday?

You can pay the remaining balance of your holiday at any point. Simply go to Manage my holiday booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage my holiday booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I retract my booking request?

You’ll need to contact João / (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your holiday booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send João / (the owner) a message.

If João / (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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