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Cale Guest House

3.0 of 5 Largo de Sao Domingos 28,29, 30, Porto 4050-545, Portugal
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Park City, Utah
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173 reviews 173 reviews
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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

It was quite a surprise that there was no elevator. Our rooms were on the 2nd and 3rd floors, which, of course, means the 3 and 4 story walkup. It wasn't the walk, it was the luggage. Maria, the Manager, made a bad situation excellent when she had helpers carry up our bags. The rooms are very nice and, as... More 

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Montreal
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48 hotel reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

GPS for some reason does not find the address 23/24 but if you punch in 15 you will be almost in front of the guest house. The location is close to everything and is in the mid height range (because this is a hilly city) so you will either have to go down to the river front or up to... More 

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Alcala De Henares, Spain
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Rooms are really big. They have rooms overlooking the street and rooms facing a back patio. I recommend rooms with street views. You can see Palacio de la Bolsa, from the terrace. I read breakfast was limited with choices but I was very pleased with the offer. Good variety. The staff was also very nice, and close to the guests.... More 

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Ramsbottom, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Our stay did not get off to the best start when, having emailed to say we would be arriving at 2pm (check-in routinely starts from 3), there was no one there. You can't get into the guest house without a key so we had to take our luggage with us to have lunch. Not a huge problem but a little... More 

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stoughton,ma
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94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

this small hotel is located in the heart of the historic center. our view from the room was looking down on the center from above-wow. breakfast was simple but delicious offering fresh pastry each morning along with local cheeses and cured meats. the rooms were basic, but large with comfortable beds and above average bathrooms. this is a very unique... More 

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Holywood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We travelled by train from The Algarve to Porto in Northern Portugal. We stayed for two nights in The Cale Guest House. It is perfectly situated within walking distance of all the attractions and our room overlooked the Douro River. The staff were most welcoming, helpful and informative. The bed was comfortable, the water hot and breakfast more than adequate.... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

In the heart - coração - of historical part of Porto's city. Clean, cozy and well localized. The crew are really friendly - (and as I could heard) - maneuver quite well the English language. Of course the charming rooms are those ones turned to the street and Douro's water. My wife and I took a room located in the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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279 reviews 279 reviews
28 hotel reviews
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Perfect location just a short walk to the waterfront and local sites. This is a small (7 rooms) guesthouse in a renovated 5 storey building. The rooms were large, clean and comfortable. And if you are at the front of the building you get the most lovely views. Breakfast was absolutely fine - the usual cheeses, cold meats, eggs, breads,... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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58 reviews 58 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Enjoyed our stay at this friendly guest house, where the staff were diligent and helpful (full of recommendations for sites and restaurants. The location is perfect - an easy walk to Palacio da Bolsa, Igreja da Sao Fransisco, the lively Ribeira district (waterfront) and the pedestrian bridge (Ponte de Dom Luis), which takes you over to the wine cellars across... More 

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Cordoba, Spain
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The name of the Cale Guest House suggests that it wants to be your home from home in Porto: it has the right idea, but it falls short. The house itself is a restored merchant’s home in the centre of the old town; our enormous room had views over the rooftops towards the port wine lodges on the far bank... More 

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Address: Largo de Sao Domingos 28,29, 30, Porto 4050-545, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Porto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Cale Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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