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6 min by metro to downtown

People9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 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

About Us

Mario Júnior
avenida da republica 1105, ApoioXXI ( PT504194739)
4430-203 gaia
9895/AL, 9895/AL
número do alojamento local. 9895/AL
VAT Reg No504194739

Property Manager
Mario Junior
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French, Spanish, Portuguese
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
27 May, 2018

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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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Vila Nova de Gaia in Municipality of Vila Nova de Gaia

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • near the sea
  • 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
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • - 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
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • 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! 4.5/5 -
(26 traveller reviews)

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6 min by metro to downtown
average rating of 4.4615383 based on 26 reviews
5

Perfect location! Great Appartment!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was perfect for our party of seven. Each night we took a five minute walk to the grocery store and picked up fresh fruit, vegetables, and the fresh fish was fantastic. The apartment is basically located right at the metro stop; so handy. With the bakery feet away from our front door, we took advantage of fresh bread and sweets. We walked to the river and along both sides to take in the vendors, fantastic restaurants, and lots of Port and Wine tasting. Walking is the way to travel, you never know what treasure you will find. Take good shoes, one day we walked almost eight miles; found lovely paintings on the buildings and stairways. So much history, beautiful, clean, and safe. We would definitely stay at this apartment again, I can't stress enough how perfect the location was. Thank you Mario, your apartment made our trip a huge success.

  • Review Submitted: 20-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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: 03-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words
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4

Bonne

  • 4 of 5

Dommage pas de parking sinon bon emplacement pas trop loin de tout

Appartement spacieux avec tout ce qu'il faut

  • Review Submitted: 28-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci Martine!
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5

Vraiment très spacieux

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons été très bien reçu par la soeur de Mario. L'appartement est idéalement situé dans un immeuble de 2 étages. Le tramway est aux pieds et tous les commerces également. restaurants à proximité. Porto est à environ 15 mns à pieds.

Appartement très vaste , très bien équipé et confortable. Literie excellente. Conforme aux photos. nous étions 7 et nous avions nos aises.

C'est vraiment très facile de découvrir Porto depuis cet appartement. Je le recommande vivement.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci Sylvie! :)
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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: 28-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 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: 27-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Muchas Gracias por el comentário ! :)
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Location

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.

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £131.39

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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