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Hotel Sao Jose -- Porto

Rua da Alegria 172, Porto 4000-034, Portugal
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Hotel Sao Jose -- Porto
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Ranked #50 of 93 Hotels in Porto
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Brussels, Belgium
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64 reviews 64 reviews
15 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Quite convenient location on the border of city-center, every main sight is within maximum 10 minutes reach, main shopping street with its famous Café Majestic and the main market just across the corner. One minute from metro station with direct connection to airport (a 50 minutes ride).Overall, we liked our stay at the hotel, but weren't overly impressed. We would... More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

It is next to Santa Catarina. A 2 mn walk distance and you are in the shopping district area with an easy access to many monument. At the reception, they speak French and English. Good breakfast is included, which is very important if you are with kids. Room is confortable. To get Wifi, you need to go out of your... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Great transport links to/from the Airport and train station, being just 100m from the Metro line and into town using bus or metro. Warm welcome from efficient and helpful staff. Comfortable air-conditioned room. Family room had two separate bedrooms.

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Helden, The Netherlands
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Average hotel. The hotel room floor cracks when stepping on it. The beds were cracking too by every move you made. Shower was ok. Hotel is in walking distance to the centre. Breakfast was good! Staff is very friendly.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 via mobile

We booked into hotel São Jose and when we arrived were told our rooms were not available. They called a taxi and transferred us to another hotel which was absolutely terrible. We were not happy with our experience overall.

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London, UK
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

A small, friendly hotel, Sao Jose is very well positioned to explore Porto's old town and quayside - rooms are fine, little bit tired perhaps and I'd recommend having one that overlooks the street rather than one at the back -although light sleepers might disagree. We were driving south afterwards and Sao Jose has parking at c.15 euros for 24... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Very nice hotel, just next to the city center. Metro station is 200m away. The staff wenn I came was very friendly, you can immdiately feel well. Breakfest was also good, the rooms clean and big enough. The price is very OK for such a type of hotel. I came from the cruise on Douro at 10 AM, but i... More 

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33 reviews 33 reviews
28 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

A small city centre hotel within walking distance of the main tourist attractions. Very hepful and friendly staff. Good sized room with free wi-fi. Breakfast adequate and included in room price. Easily accessible by metro from the airport.

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South Gloucestershire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014 via mobile

This hotel is ideally situated 200 metres from the metro (you don't need the metro whilst in the city though as the hotel is in walking distance of everything), the room was adequate for the price, and even had shower gel and soap which was unexpected as the room was cheap, breakfast was basic but good. The staff were very... More 

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Deinze, Belgium
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Spent 2 days here and did not sleep well at all. Both nights we woke up due to a screaming baby or loud customers. The rooms are acoustically not isolated. We booked a double room, but at arrival we were told that only a twin was available.

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