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Casa dos Guindais

Rua Arnaldo Gama 72, Porto 4000-099, Portugal
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Casa dos Guindais
Ranked #7 of 98 Porto B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Newport Beach, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My gf and I stayed in portugual for two weeks and this first stop in Porto with Alvaro was by far the best service and best looking place we stayed. Beautiful, original rock infrastructure with modern, clean, architecture built around it. It looked so nice i wasnät sure if the rock was meant to just look old fashioned, of if... More

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Marrakech, Morocco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First off, the owner Alvaro sets the tone. He is gracious, urbane and very proud of his property. Our emails always received prompt attention and his personal greeting upon arrival was flawless. We stayed 8 days in Cristal, a tiny apartment with a balcony over the garden. Big enough for two. The frig and cooking space are minimal but well... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

We stayed in this house in May 2014 for 6 nights and had a great time there! The house is beautifully renovated with great features and with a beautiful garden. Alvaro, the house owner, was extremely helpful and had really good tips about everything. The house is located in a quiet area minutes walking from everything you need and we... More

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Northwich, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

We stayed at this amazing property for 3 nights, including New Year's eve with my sister and her husband. We were welcomed by Alvaro, the owner/manager who is the perfect host. As mentioned previously, he is so friendly, helpful and enthusiastic about his home and Porto. And rightly so, the place is a credit to him. The rooms are huge... More

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Perl, Germany
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

I wanted to plan a special couples weekend in Porto, and this was the perfect spot to do it. Álvaro was extremely helpful right from the start, answering all of my questions and going above and beyond to help me plan a great trip. He recommended food and restaurants which were all fantastic choices. The man knows his food... =)... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

We were greeted at this beautiful property by the very friendly and enthusiastic owner/manager Alvaro. The house is gorgeous and perfectly located next to the river (down the steps) and a pretty short walk to town. We stayed in the Tunel (downstairs) for 3 nights as part of our honeymoon, and it was very nice. It has a small kitchenette... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

I spent 3 nights with my mother in Casa dos Guindais for a weekend trip to Porto. It's a beautyfull restored house with 4 rooms. You'll get your own key so it's very flexible. Alvaro gives great tips on restaurants. A perfect place to stay!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

We spent 3 nights in this charming old house, which is well-equipped, including a nice garden. The location is very good, all the interesting things in Porto are in a short walking distance. The price is fair and the host is welcoming and helpful.

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UK
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

As other reviews mention, Alvaro's effusive welcome is one of many great personal touches staying in Case dos Guindais. We stayed in the Douro room for 3 nights in late October, with a small balcony overlooking the well-kept garden below and the Ponta Luiz. The room was clean and well-appointed, with a fantastic wet room shower overlooking the bridge. The... More

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

Álvaro first welcomed is upon arrival and I knew right away we had chosen the right place to stay! Álvaro offers great advice about Porto. The rooms are very well it and perfect! We stayed in Cristal room which had a little balcony and the amazing shower! The free Port upon arrival was also appreciated! Would highly recommend! .

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Address: Rua Arnaldo Gama 72, Porto 4000-099, Portugal
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Location: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Porto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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Casa dos Guindais is a XVIII century house, located in the historic center of Oporto, world heritage protected by Unesco near by the Ferdinand Wall, the Cathedral and funicular elevator. The materials used are noble and respect the rules of conservation of historic buildings in the city - Wood, Glass, Iron and Granite. It is composed of 5 independent studio apartments equipped with everything that is essential to make guests feel at home. Details like extra thick doors and windows guarantee both comfort and safety. The rooms have two twin beds, bathroom, kitchenette and access to a romantic garden. ... more   less 
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