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BessaHotel Boavista

#13 of 93 Hotels in Porto
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4.0 of 5
Rua Dr. Marques de Carvalho, 111 | Boavista, Porto 4100-325, Portugal
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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75 reviews 75 reviews
20 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our family stayed three nights at the Bessa Hotel. Although we weren't in the river, our location was awesome. We were able to catch a tour bus just around the corner, which was perfect. The staff was fantastic as was the breakfast. We will return!

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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

With a excelent location, near the Boavista, it is a perfect hotel both for a business journey and for a leisure weekend. The staff is nice, the rooms are spacious and confortable, the breakfast is OK. The key word is "Value for Money"!

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Lisboa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Modern hotel. Minimal decoration. Rooms have all the confort needed. The beds are superb. The staff is professional. The garage is well designed and is internaly linked to the hotel. The breakfast is sufficient. The price is fair. Think twice before staying in this hotel when there is a soccer match in a neighbouring stadium.

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Valley Forge
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51 reviews 51 reviews
12 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

After 3 days in Lisbon in a really quaint, homey place, Bessa seemed extremely cold and sterile, even though there was absolutely nothing wrong with it. The staff was professional and helpful. The breakfast was spectacular--one day chocolate croissants came out hot! We were three friends traveling together and the extra bed in the room made it slightly crowded, but... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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325 reviews 325 reviews
51 hotel reviews
243 helpful votes 243 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Wow...nothing to fault. This may not be the most central hotel for touring Porto, but if you got closer you would pay lots more! Lovely, modern ambiance, great service and huge room. Stayed in the Superior, which gives you a HUGE balcony with lounge chairs and seating area. We got lucky with beautiful weather and it was nice spending the... More 

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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Very nice accommodations and efficient happy-hour restaurant! The location is not good for a few-hour tourism, as there is nothing touristic around the hotel but if you have someone to pick you up and a very busy day, you will not realize that you are isolated. I strongly recommend it!!

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Bergen, Norway
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46 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Hotel Bessa is a good place for a short stay in Porto given it's proximity to the airport - €15 cab ride. If you want to see Porto though then the location isn't the best, right opposite the Boa Vista stadium and near no where of any interest . Check in was smooth with receptionist speaking good English and offering... More 

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New Delhi, India
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56 reviews 56 reviews
16 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

I visited this hotel on a business trip in the cold February-March weather. It was a business trip so I had not booked it myself. The hotel is not that far from the airport and is conveniently located. It is a new hotel, so the architecture and interiors are typical of a business hotel. The neighbourhood is quite but not... More 

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Amsterdam
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

I chose the hotel because it was easy to reach from the airport. For tourism the location is not OK, since it is in a new, quite area, with no life. But the hotel is new, clean, comfortable, with (paid) parking, good breakfast. Very good value.

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

We stayed at the Bessa in July and enjoyed the facilities it provides. We have stayed here previously. We have relatives less than a mile away so the location is not a problem. The food is variable and sometimes expensive (11 euros for a lasagne!) Breakfast is ok, but, as stated before can be purchased nearby. The only complaint we... More 

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