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Hotel Universal

Avenida dos Aliados, 38, Porto 4000-064, Portugal
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

La ubicación no puede ser mejor, a pocos metros de muchisimos puntos de interes. Es un hotel solo para dormir, no busques lujos, no busques grandes comodidades. Pero por el precio que tiene y la localización es perfecto para escapadas cortas. The location can not be better, just a few meters from a lot of turistics points. If you are... More 

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nottingham england
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very central position on the main boulervard. Many bars and restaurants close by. An excellent deceptively large cafe around the corner with superb service and a big menu. Also a Mc D 2 mins away.10 -15 walk to the port area and the tour buses stop virtually outside the hotel. Reception is well run and always open with friendly staff.... More 

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Algeciras, Spain
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39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

I just liked the location as it's the best place to start your tours. The hotel from outside looked fine but just entering it's another thing completely. First of all, there are many stairs to reach the reception and of course you have to carry your luggage up the stairs. Starting from the first moment of getting there, after agreeing... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Our room was at the front of the hotel which has a nice view .The room was basic and as mentioned by somebody had a plastic sheet on ( not very nice ) the best thing was the shower very good and hot. Breakfast was poor I wouldn't bother not worth the money. Location is the best thing .

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 via mobile

Really not nice accommodation. It was fairly cheap and in a good location. But the beds were absolutely awful, the room was very very small and the bathroom was just....disgusting. The staff were helpful, if not a little pushy with us that we didn't book directly through them.

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Newmarket, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

I paid but didn't stay. I made the mistake that price was important. Tiny room over looking the back of the hotel. I didn't need 5 star accommodation for one night however this was well below the standard I would expect. I would not ask my wife or girl friend to stay with me in this hotel.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

1 - Beds are really not comfortable plus they have a plastic sheet as for old people. 2 - No elevator for luggage. 3 - 60 euros / night without breakfast. Not good. 4 - Very noisy and walls very thin. 5 - No bar in the room. 6 - No power sockets to use.

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Surrey, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Hotel is located in the very heart of city of Porto. Surrounding is absolutely breathtaking! Doesn't have parking and You have to walk a few blocks to paid parking which will run You about 15 euros. Elevator is on second floor so be ready to drug You suitcases up the stairs. Otherwise all was good including breakfast.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The staff who work at this hotel were all very friendly and helpful. Gave us tips on where to go and what to do. I would stay here again if I make it back to Porto. We had a great time hanging out in the hotel after the day of traveling.

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Warsaw, Poland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

Reasonable solution for price paid. Nothing particularly marvellous and nothing particularly bad. Breakfast if not included in price not worth its price of 3.5€. For me better solution is to have somewhere nearby. Coffee is much better than in the hotel. When packing your luggage bear in mind that to reach first floor the only solution is stairs. If you... More 

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