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Hotel Sao Jose -- Porto

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua da Alegria 172, Porto 4000-034, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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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
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9 helpful votes 9 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
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9 helpful votes 9 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

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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14 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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
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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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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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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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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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Hailsham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We stayed here out of Season and were pleasantly surprised given some of the reviews found here. Our booking for a double room saw us allocated a twin, but this was soon rectified. Our welcome was not overwhelming but was certainly professional and the staff were friendly and helpful throughout. The rooms are very tired. We had what looks to... More 

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Address: Rua da Alegria 172, Porto 4000-034, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Porto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Sao Jose -- Porto 3*
Number of rooms: 43
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