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Castelo de Santa Catarina

#15 of 95 Hotels in Porto
Certificate of Excellence
R. Santa Catarina 1347, Porto 4000-457, Portugal
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Castelo de Santa Catarina
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Ranked #15 of 95 Hotels in Porto
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Wenatchee, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

16-05-15 My wife and I started our Portugal vacation in this magical paradise hidden in the heart of Porto. The room took us back to the opulence of days gone by! The staff was amazing, friendly and on call twenty four hours a day. The breakfast was divine and served under crystal chandeliers. We couldn't have asked for a better... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are many good things to say about the Castelo de Santa Catarina. My wife and I enjoyed our stay and will return next time we're in Porto. First of all, the location is excellent. It's on one of the main commercial avenues of Porto, at walking distance from the tourist attractions and the subway (which we took from the... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked 5 rooms, including a family room, all of which were excellent, and certainly value for money.Management and staff could not be better.Nearest "Metro" station is just around the corner, and to get to main tourist area is only a couple of stops away or 5 Euros in a taxi.There is some restoration going on, but it did not... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

A group of us stayed here in 2014. Host and his family were welcoming and helpful. Rooms were clean and comfortable. Great atmosphere of a bygone age, with lovely stained glass and furnishings. Car parking on site. Highly recommend as a useful base for discovering Porto on foot, as within easy walking distance of the centre and all main tourist... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I could do with a 3.5 rating here to be fair but 3 would be too low. This hotel is undergoing some significant renovation currently. This did not blight our two day stay but is does detract a little from what is a very attractive hotel on top of the hill running down into Porto city (about 20-25 minutes walk... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We were very impressed by our experience at the Castelo de Santa Catarina. The service was excellent - especially from Mario at the front desk. We were given excellent suggestions on where to go, what attractions to see and where we should eat. The breakfasts were wonderful with plenty of delicious choices. The breakfast room is beautifully decorated and made... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

While it may not have the "real" castle credibility, it definitely has real castle feel. We stayed in the Royal Suite, and it was terrific. Sometimes we didn't want to leave the room. It was just a pleasant place to be. You can get more authentic (actually built for kings) castle-hotel experiences other places, but those places are often state... More 

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Sydney Olympic Park, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Great location allowing fast convenient public transport to the city centre and access to the airport. Nice and quiet accommodation with good breakfast! All in a castle. I would stay there again but don't pack too heavy as there are a lot of stairs.

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Nicely located this accommodation place is suitable for all those that wish to have a nice experience in Porto. Well located on Rua Santa Catarina, the hotel is a combination of old times and a touch of nowadays. After you park your car in the lower part of the entrance you go up the stairs that lead you through a... More 

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Corvallis, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

If you don't want a cookie cutter hotel then this is for you. Like staying in an old palace, or castle as the case may be. The staff is extremely helpful and friendly. It is conveniently located to the metro and a walk down Santa Catarina to the center of town.

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