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BessaHotel Boavista

#14 of 95 Hotels in Porto
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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kolding, Denmark
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30 reviews 30 reviews
28 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is located in fairly quiet surroundings close to the stadium of football club Boavista FC. The check-in went smoothly and the staff made you feel genuinely at home. The hotel grounds are well-maintained and leave a very trendy impression - especially at the lobby, in the snack bar and the restaurant. The breakfast buffet at the restaurant is... More 

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Terni, Umbria, Italy
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97 reviews 97 reviews
13 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful place, elegant and warm. We had a family room, which consisted of two communicating rooms. The rooms are very large and comfortable. Staff is very helpful. Although it is not in the city center, you can reach the bus stop in just 5 minutes. It is 50 meters from the Boavista stadium, in case you want to enjoy... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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78 reviews 78 reviews
20 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

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
12 helpful votes 12 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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
37 helpful votes 37 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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324 reviews 324 reviews
51 hotel reviews
252 helpful votes 252 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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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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