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Hotel Boa-Vista

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Esplanada do Castelo 58 | In Foz Do Douro, Porto, Portugal
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Milan, Italy
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was booked in Boa-Vista by a business partner so I had no prior knowledge of the hotel. Boa-Vista is almost on beach boulevard and from the top floor and rood top restaurant / bar / terrace / pool you can see the ocean. Location was good for going for a run along the beach and it was to get... More

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Surrey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is in a good location for getting into Porto as well as to the motorways if you are touring around. There are many good beaches to both the north and south. The rooms are simple but comfortable and clean - housekeeping is impeccable. We went for a room without sea view and used the money we saved to... More

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slingerlands
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My colleague and I booked the Boa Vista for 4 days after we finished the Camino. The primary reason we booked this hotel was because it had a pool and we thought we could use some serious down time after the Camino. My colleague was going on to Ukraine to consult in a University and I was on to the... More

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Dunboyne, Ireland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Would advise to upgrade to a suite for the few extra euros. Well worth it. Far more room. Access to a balcony etc. All good. Breakfast room a little dark but good selection. Terrace bar is very nice. Bring a jacket though...can be brezzy

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Eskilstuna, Sweden
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

When I entered the hotel I wondered why this hotel wasn't a 4 star hotel, the entrance is really beautiful and quite luxurious. But during our stay I understood why it only has 3 stars. Our room was good, we had a 2 room suite with a little balcony. The hotel had told us we wouldn't have a balcony so... More

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York, UK
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Foz is about 6km from Porto and this is our fourth visit to that great city and our fourth stay at this quaint and quirky hotel and we love it! We walk to Porto and catch the 500 bus back which stops about 200m from the front door. The hotel itself is a true 3* with its beautiful roof terrace... More

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Congleton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

My husband and I have just returned from a week in this hotel in Foz.which is about 7 km from the centre of Oporto. It couldn't be more convenient for the city but is just far enough away from the hustle and bustle. The promenade just in front of the hotel takes you into the city - you can walk,... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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132 reviews 132 reviews
24 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Location. Hotel location is ca 6km from city centre easily accessible with bus line 500, with a bus stop ca 150m from hotel. Bus ride is 10-15min from centre. Taxi cost some 24e to hotel from airport. If you are not planning to hang in the pubs all night long, this hotel is perfectly located. Staff We arrived quite early... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

I spent one night in this hotel in March. Very nice position for a very reasonable Price...the breakfast is at the very top of the hotel. From there we had the opportunity to enjoy a very beatiful view..

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Vancouver, Canada
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47 reviews 47 reviews
11 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

I have stayed at the Boa-Vista on three of four different occasions at various times of the year and will continue to stay here. The hotel is away from the downtown core so it is reasonably priced. A historic trolley car stops near by and takes you into the heart of the city. The hotel overlooks an old castle (now... More

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Address: Esplanada do Castelo 58 | In Foz Do Douro, Porto, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Porto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Boa-Vista 3*
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Hotel Boa-Vista reserves for you the privilege of being the only Hotel in Foz, the noble part of the city, where the Douro river meets the Atlantic ocean. Here you are far away from the hustle and bustle, but close enough to everything.The Historic Centre can be quickly reached along the waterfront, offering views of the natural beauty of the river and its imposing bridges.When returning to Foz, you can enjoy the walk between the river and the sea, cross the romantic Passeio Alegre garden and admire the 16th century architecture of S. João Fort, just across from the hotel. After the piers and lighthouses at the Douro’s bar, the sophisticated atmosphere of the modern outdoor cafes overlooking the sea is well worth a visit. ... more   less 
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