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Alvares Cabral Guest House

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Rua Alvares Cabral 341, Porto 4050-041, Portugal
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Ranked #23 of 101 Porto B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
imtiyaz k K Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my girlfriend had book this hotel through booking.com.It was our first time in Porto as we had no idea about the guest house how it will be. Let me be very honest the guest house is very close to center and all the important places . The owner very friendly and helpful, Rooms are small but very well... More

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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

A friend and I, travelling on a student budget, stayed here for 3 nights. The staff was very friendly, and gave us a great map detailing routes to go in the city with restaurant and site recommendations. It was easy to get to from the airport and easy to get to the city centre from here. Comfortable rooms and a... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Stayed for four nights, sampling two different rooms. Spotless and very comfortable with superb hospitality. 30 minutes from airport (euro 2.35) on Metro, get off at Lapa, 10 minute walk - about two blocks. Easy walk to most sights, simple bus ride to beach. Rooms higher up are lighter, rooms at the back are quieter. But you will not be... More

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UCCLE
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We stayed there for 3 nights. It's excellent value for money in the center of Porto. Room was clean, of a good size. The bed was a bit soft to our liking. The owners are really welcoming and nice. They gave us directions and places to visit in Porto. The street is paved so it's a bit noisy.

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AlvaresCabralStaff, Manager at Alvares Cabral Guest House, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you very much for your comment! We really strive to provide a pleasant and comfortable stay to our guests. In regards to the noise of the street, we can't change the road pavement but we are installing step by step double windows as well as insulation inside the rooms that face the street. We have also been talking... More

Solothurn, Switzerland
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69 reviews 69 reviews
4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is not a fancy hotel, but if you are after a nice traditional stay in an old guest house, this is for you. The rooms are old and in some corners it shows, but they are very clean and the family/staff provide everything to make your stay memorable. The breakfast is very basic but nice with home made jams... More

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AlvaresCabralStaff, Manager at Alvares Cabral Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Marc! Thank you very much for your comment! That's great that you enjoyed your stay with us. We really strive to provide a pleasant and comfortable stay to our guests. Hope we can welcome you in another visit to Porto! All the best More

Vienna
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I stayed two times (05/14 & 08/14) for 2-3 days each in this nice guest house on the outskirts of Porto's city center. The garden area is really nice and the wine tastings they offer are highly recommended! The city center is a 10-20min walk away, next metro about 5min. Personell is very nice and can give you many good... More

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AlvaresCabralStaff, Manager at Alvares Cabral Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Alex! Thank you very much for you tip. That's great that you have enjooy your stay. It was a pleasure have you here and we are always available for more photography courses! Hope to see you next time! All the best More

Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
16 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The Guest House was difficult to find. We don't speak Portuguese and it became something of a nightmare looking for the place. The room we stayed in was very small WITHOUT A WINDOW. The only light came from the adjacent bathroom. When I asked for a brighter room I was told that one vacant at the front would be very... More

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alvares cabral g, Manager at Alvares Cabral Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Jean, We would like to start by thanking you for your words regarding the staff. We really try to take care of our guests by providing a comfortable and pleasant environment and giving tips and suggestions about our town. However, we respectfully disagree with all your other points and below are the reasons why: Location We are conveniently located... More

Riga, Latvia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We truly enjoyed our stay in Alvares Cabral Guest House. Raul and his Dad are amazing! Wine tasting evening was a pure gem: Raul's Dad is one of the most kind, intelligent and nice people we've ever met. Thank you! It was our pleasure to spend that evening with you. Rooms are nicely decorated. There is a cool backyard where... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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127 reviews 127 reviews
57 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Staying at the Cabral guest house is like staying with really good friends. The rooms and property are in great condition. The thing I really like about the property is the great backyard where you can go outside and enjoy the sun. It is a bit of a walk to get there from the main train station but not too... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

If you are planning a visit to Porto then I recommend this guest house. As soon as you arrive at the front door you are made to feel welcome. Finding the guest house is made easy due to directions being provided in advance. It is within walking distance to the major city sites and river, as well as the metro... More

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Address: Rua Alvares Cabral 341, Porto 4050-041, Portugal
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Location: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Porto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Alvares Cabral Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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