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Hotel Residencial Universal

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Av. Aliados 38 | 1st floor, Porto 4000-064, Portugal
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Ranked #55 of 89 Hotels in Porto
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Seattle, Washington
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Both my husband and I were itching all night. Not sure if irritant in laundry detergent or bugs. I finally got up and slept on top of the bedcover instead and the problem itching went away. Otherwise it was a convenient location, good price for basic hotel. Nice staff at reception. No air conditioning but not extremely noisy with open... More

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Liege, Belgium
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54 reviews 54 reviews
5 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is located in the center of Porto and is very close to a subway station (<5 min walking). The train sttion Sao Bento is also 5 min of walk from the hotel. You will also find a supermarked within 5 min. The staff speak english and french and were very kind to us. The rooms are clean and... More

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Does what it says on the label..... Keeps you central and your budget down. Spend your money at Cafe Guarany across the avenue! It's small, clean - lots of towels and hot water. Room on 4th floor quiet apart from other guests in corridor. Breakfast reasonable if you ate in a rush. Great views from front rooms! Not posh. Not... More

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81 reviews 81 reviews
51 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

As a budget hotel we were very pleased with our stay. The rooms are basic, fairly small but clean. The only thing we didn’t like was the plastic mattress cover but for only 3 nights we weren’t too worried. The staff on reception were very helpful and friendly and although the choice of items for breakfast was limited it was... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed 3 nights here. Rooms were clean, neat and safe. Staff were helpful and provided us with what we required. Well priced and would. Recommend it to others travelling to Porto. Found this place on trip advisor

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Quebec City, Canada
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The hotel is centrally located, at walking distance from services and a lot of tourist attraction. Staff is friendly and very helpfull, my husband and I speak french and they all made the effort to speak french to us We had the economic double room wich was very small but clean We were at the 5th floor and had difficulty... More

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Barcelona, Spain
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

-towels were old and cracked -visitors were not allowed to go to the room at 9am (2h before check out) not even to pick up a coat or the suitcase. they had to wait on the street. That remind us to Portugal in the 50´s. -Doors didn´t close well -noise rooms -We are not comming back

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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

central location, otherwise pretty terrible: unfriendly staff horrible plastic cover on mattresses so its like sleeping in a sweaty plastic bag wifi works for a few minutes then dies on end no plug sockets in the bedroom! (or only TV socket, which is 3m off the ground).

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Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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76 reviews 76 reviews
18 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

We loved the location of this hotel--right on liberty square, just down the street from the Intercontinental Hotel. It was easy to find once we got off the metro and had a lot of restaurants nearby to enjoy. We found the staff to be extremely helpful and willing to spend time talking about things to see and places to eat.... More

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St. Louis, MO
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

For the price, you really couldn't ask for a better hotel. It is in an excellent location. We walked down to the water (10-15min) and back to the hotel without any problems, and we saw nearly everything we wanted to see along the way. Parking was two blocks away and cost us 12 euros. The lady at reception was very... More

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Address: Av. Aliados 38 | 1st floor, Porto 4000-064, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Porto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Residencial Universal 2*
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