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PortoSense

Rua dos Mercadores, 3, Porto 4050-375, Portugal
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Ranked #7 of 97 Specialty lodging in Porto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 weeks ago
annemie v Mol, Belgium
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Mol, Belgium
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We stayed here on Thursday and Friday night and were bowled over by how fantastic this place was. The building is not staffed at all times which we felt gave us a great amount of independence and privacy and when we needed help we were able to reach a member of staff easily by email and get a swift reply.... More

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Maplewood, NJ
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Husband, son and I arrived Easter Sunday and were greeted by the owners who went out of their way to assure we had a wonderful stay in Porto. Cristina responded to my emails promptly, arranged nicest taxi driver to meet us at airport and was so helpful with restaurant suggestions (loved Jimao). Our time in Porto could not have been... More

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Ramat Gan, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

A couple stayed here for one night in the middle of a trip across Portugal. The location is ideal. It cannot be better in this city. It is a rented apartment, which differs from all others I saw before in one aspect: design. It is stylish, indeed. Not only all details in room and bath were taken into account -... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Spacious and comfortable. The building that houses PortoSense is right on the river square. Only the top floor faces the river but you can get a view looking sideways out the big windows that open wide. Our stay was very quiet except for a Saturday night that was a big festival night. It's possibly this area gets noisier in summer?... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We were greeted warmly at the door by wonderful staff. The room was very well organized, well equipped, and charming. Very impressive and well thought out. Don't hesitate to stay here when visiting Porto!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Will defiantly recommend this place to my friends, we stayed for 3 nights, everything was so gratefully organized, the room was perfect, a little bit chilly, but the location is so great and right in the middle of the center, the evening walk on Douro is a must!

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Stayed in units 2 and 4. Loved both rooms. Each had their own old world charm with the comfort and amenities one would expect at a much higher cost hotel. My mom and her friend stayed on the third floor and they loved the room.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

We stayed in a studio. It was spacious for a studio, and much cheaper than a hotel. The location is perfect - you're right on the water in a great spot of the city. You can pop across the bridge to the Port wineries, or ride the fuhicular up to see the cathedrals. We accidentally locked our stuff in the... More

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Derry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

If I were to return to Porto I wouldn't stay anywhere else. The booking process was very efficient and well communicated. The location was second to none. The apartment could not have been nicer, it was very clean, well equipped and the scenery from the balcony was fabulous. I would have no hesitation in recommending this apartment to anyone visiting... More

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Address: Rua dos Mercadores, 3, Porto 4050-375, Portugal
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Location: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Porto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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PortoSense apartments are ideal for a romantic getaway, family holiday, group of friends or simply a work trip.We offer privacy, space and comfort with the added-value of feeling as if you were in your own home.In Praça da Ribeira, a stone-throw away from the River Douro, you can feel the History: in the fourteenth Century the naval construction filled this port and these narrow streets with movement. It is one of the most visited places by tourists.The recently renovated PortoSense building is easily recognized by the magnificent fountain from the eighteenth century which stands outside it, built in the 1780’s and decorated with Portugal’s Coat of Arms. Cook your own meals in an intimate and relaxed environment, or go out and enjoy the huge variety of restaurants, bars, tapas and typical taverns which you will find nearby by walking through the Cais da Ribeira, up to the Mercado das Flores, Infante, in the direction of the city centre, into Avenida dos Aliados, Praça S. Domingos, Rua Galerias de Paris, where you can be surprised with live music and a very fun nightlife. ... more   less 
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