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Pensao Cristal

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Rua Galeria de Paris 48, Porto 4050, Portugal
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Ranked #42 of 96 Porto B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Pensão Cristal B&B is a charming small hotel in one of the best locations in Porto. Located on charming Rua Galeria de Paris the street lined with a number of art nouveau buildings was meant to be covered with an iron-glass structure, and be a true gallery, as was fashionable in Paris and London at the beginning of the 1900’s.... More

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Los Angeles, California
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Service: Terrible. We arrived at in the early evening in pouring rain to find the doors locked and no one at the front desk. We rang the bell and pounded on the door for about 15 minutes before the receptionist came to let us in. She offered no explanation or apology for our extended wait outside in the rain with... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

The best bit about this hotel is the location; one minute from Livraria Lello and the university and a short walk to plenty of shops, cafes and the waterfront. I really appreciated being able to walk everywhere so easily. I stayed in a single room, which was small, but adequate for my needs. The bathroom was tiny and I had... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

I got a single room in mid Novermber. It was the most expensive of the places I've stayed and least impressive. But I was desperate for a warmer room at night that was the ONLY thing this place had going for it during winter. Pros: -provided portable heater, which was my main necessity at the time. -Elevator -Great location. Safe.... More

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

2 nights in October. Very fine for short stay, reasonable prices, sufficient brekfast, competent and friendly staff, excellent position in the centre. In the time of our stay, the surroundings were quiet. I would like to come back with pleasure. Highly recommended.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Very nice location, perfect for one or two nights (solo or couple), friendly staff, you get what you pay for. The only disappointed is that the breakfast is just bread, butter and coffee so I had to go every day out to get a proper breakfast and they don't provide any shampoo and shower gel so make sure you bring... More

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Montreal, canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013 via mobile

I stayed 2 night at this hotel and would never go back. The hotel is centrally located but at night you can ear loud music coming from the numerous bars down stairs. Definitely not for the light sleepers. Rooms A&R minuscule you can t even walk around the bed. The bed is uncomfortable. The shower is very small and a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

Simple, cheap and pleasant. Very friendly staff. Unfortunately as others have said, being right in the centre of the Porto party scene it is not a place for light sleepers. Even had what can only be described as a lawn mower convention outside at 5am. Other than that, if you're out most of the night - and in Porto they... More

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Barcelona, Spain
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

this is a very nice pension, simple, complete, clean, with nice small rooms for a very good price. The breakfast is 3 pieces of bread, coffee and juice, just what you need to get you started in the morning. Unfortunately it is in the middle of the party scene in Porto and the noise from the street is very loud... More

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Address: Rua Galeria de Paris 48, Porto 4050, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Porto
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Ranked #42 of 96 B&Bs / Inns in Porto
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Hotel Class:3 star — Pensao Cristal 3*
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