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Rua dos Mercadores, 3, Porto 4050-375, Portugal
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Guangzhou, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a perfect experience in Porto. The apartment was very centrally located and close to all the restaurants.It was Nicely decorated and very functional. There was a nice view and the access to the building was easy and the internet access was fast. All the necessary bits and pieces were included in this apartment.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed two nights in two different apartments at PortoSense. Both apartments had balconies with amazing views of the Douro River. The location could not be better for exploring Porto. Both apartments were beautifully and tastefully decorated, and had everything you could possibly need. We were extremely pleased and would return with no hesitation and recommend to everyone. Loved this... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

When you reserve a studio you are presented with pictures from the duplex apartment on the 4th floor, which has a nice view of the river, but the view from the studios is towards the neighbouring buildings in a narrow street. Ugly! I felt cheated. It is true that the studio was well furnished and nice, and the location is... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

The apartment is in an excellent location which is just beside the Douro. Everything in Porto is within walking distance. There are a lot of restaurant nearby and we've been to Jimao (just opposite to the apartment door) and Chez Lapin (3 minutes walk) which are all very nice. We had the S.Clara room on the 1st floor. The apartment... More 

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I've been going to Porto for more than 40 years now and it was never so bright, cheerful and beautiful as it is nowadays. Changing from big hotels to PortoSense was a nice choice: what a nice place to stay! surprise, there's a lift. Closer to the river, only in a boat. If you want to have a meal "at... More 

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Wonderful owners. Beautiful apartment with everything you could need. Washing machine, fully equipped kitchen, gorgeous decor, lift (elevator), safe, etc. Really loved this place and wish we could have stayed longer! I can't recommend this place enough. Best apartment!

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Loved this place - food galore - Loved Pipas the BEST - close to the river - beautiful scenery at night - the apartment was large - comfortable - great window views from the 3rd floor St Nicolau - I loved this place and cant wait to go back again soon.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Beautiful location. Great kitchen. But for the price airco should be included. Now windows have to be open. That means noise untill 2 am ( public) and from 6 am (cleaning the Praca). If you do not mind the noise, this is a top location.

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Brookline, New Hampshire
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

It's difficult to overstate how nice our stay was at PortoSense. We arranged with the staff for a taxi from the airport. The transfer was painless. The location of the apartment is perfect, and the apartment itself was beautiful. Communication was prompt and helpful. I fully recommend PortoSense for a stay that makes you feel like you are one of... More 

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Mol, Belgium
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9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Porto Sense is a fantastic place to stay visiting Porto. The apartment is beautifull, very comfortable and fully equiped. It is perfectly located. The owner and Christina were very helpfull and reacted immediately on any mail or question. We loved it!

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