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BessaHotel Boavista

4.0 of 5 Rua Dr. Marques de Carvalho, 111 | Boavista, Porto 4100-325, Portugal
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  • Sleep Quality
    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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Valley Forge
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49 reviews 49 reviews
12 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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42 hotel reviews
178 helpful votes 178 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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13 helpful votes 13 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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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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16 helpful votes 16 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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8 helpful votes 8 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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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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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

Nice hotel. The rooms were quite stylish, but one evening I`ve went to dinner and it was the most terrible food, I`ve ever had. Unbelievable. I really wanted to go into the kitchen and show the cook how to cook a good pasta. The food wasn`t one cent worth!

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Ines F, Director of Sales at BessaHotel Boavista, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for you comment. All our guest's comments/suggestions/notes are very important for us. Our cuisine is known by its exquisite food and it is quite odd that that have happened. Following your advice, we'll double check what might have happened. We invite you to visit us again in a near future and give us a... More

Lisbon, Portugal
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

For quite some time, an hotel hasn't impressed me as mucho as this one did. Four star hotel, but awesome commodities. The hotel is located in the biggest "boulevard" in Oporto, the "Avenida da Boavista". The access is very easy, although, it is easier by car/taxi. The hotel staff is very friendly, and always available to get you as comfortable... More

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Wausau, Wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

Spent three days at the Bessa Hotel while touring the Oporto region and had a great time while there. The hotel is very modern and upscale. It was a really comfortable place to stay. The restaurant and lounge were a little small but the food and service was excellent. The breakfast was sumptuous and was a great way to start... More

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Address: Rua Dr. Marques de Carvalho, 111 | Boavista, Porto 4100-325, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Porto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — BessaHotel Boavista 4*
Number of rooms: 109
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Also Known As:
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