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Holiday Inn Porto Gaia

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua Diogo Macedo, 220, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-107, Portugal
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Marjal38 Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
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Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Together with my friends we stayed at the Holiday Inn for two nights at the start of July 2014. The hotel is generally good. The rooms are spacious. However, there was some trouble with the electronic keys that did't always work and had to be changed twice. The breakfasts were good with the exception of the coffee which was really... More

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your comment regarding your experience during your recent stay at Holiday Inn Porto Gaia. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to bring this matter to my attention and apologize for any inconvenience you may have experienced. It is our goal to consistently provide superior service and accommodations and your comments are very important to... More

Devon
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chose this hotel, for our visit to Porto, what a good choice! We had an extremely comfortable room on the 20th floor, so had fantastic views over the river towards Porto and the town of Porto Gaia as well .Metro Station about 10-15 mins walk from the hotel right next to the Department store of El Corte Ingles. Only booked... More

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your comment regarding Holiday Inn Porto Gaia. We appreciate you taking the time to make us aware of your delightful experience during your recent stay. We are always pleased to receive praise and acknowledgement of such a positive nature. It is truly rewarding when a guest recognizes our team’s efforts and takes the time to... More

Birmingham
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This hotel is located in Gaia on the South side of the Douro river, about 40-45 minutes walk from central Porto, and about 30 minutes' walk from the old Port wine lodges. Alternatively, the excellent and cheap Metro system is a 15 minute walk from the Hotel (Euro 1.20 per journey for Zone 2 which covers central Porto out as... More

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your comment regarding Holiday Inn Porto Gaia. We appreciate you taking the time to make us aware of your delightful experience during your recent stay. We are always pleased to receive praise and acknowledgement of such a positive nature. It is truly rewarding when a guest recognizes our team’s efforts and takes the time to... More

Canary
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73 reviews 73 reviews
27 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

This hotel is in a residential area in Gaia on the south side of the river from Porto itself . For this reason it may not be suitable for the less active as it is at least a ten minute walk to the nearest metro station . Otherwise friendly staff and good sized rooms make this a really good place... More

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your comment regarding Holiday Inn Porto Gaia. We appreciate you taking the time to make us aware of your delightful experience during your recent stay. We are always pleased to receive praise and acknowledgement of such a positive nature. It is truly rewarding when a guest recognizes our team’s efforts and takes the time to... More

Milford, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We spent two nights here earlier this month during our visit to Portugal. I am a Platinum Elite member with IHG so I try to stay in their properties when possible but was a bit apprehensive due to this hotel's distance from Oporto's center. However, it turned out to be the perfect choice. The hotel is a short walk [about... More

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your comment regarding Holiday Inn Porto Gaia. We appreciate you taking the time to make us aware of your delightful experience during your recent stay. We are always pleased to receive praise and acknowledgement of such a positive nature. It is truly rewarding when a guest recognizes our team’s efforts and takes the time to... More

Mississauga Ontario
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59 reviews 59 reviews
23 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

A beautiful hotel, all glass and marble and very modern. Hotel staff at the front desk were amazingly helpful and friendly. Rooms were large and we overlooked the Duoro River, which was amazing. Only downside was the restaurant. Food we ordered was minimal and service was almost non existant,and only 6 people in the restaurant.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your comment regarding your experience during your recent stay at Holiday Inn Porto Gaia. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to bring this matter to my attention and apologize for any inconvenience you may have experienced at our restaurant. It is our goal to consistently provide superior service and accommodations and your comments are... More

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Spent a week in Holiday Inn Porto Gaia and had a great time.Customer service absolutely 1st class, really lovely friendly people. Taxis cheap and readily available.Would certainly recommend this hotel. Grahams Port Lodge really worth a visit, lunches avaible there if required. All in all excellent for 5 to 7 days stay and only 2 hour flight from Gatwick. Uncle... More

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your comment regarding Holiday Inn Porto Gaia. We appreciate you taking the time to make us aware of your delightful experience during your recent stay. We are always pleased to receive praise and acknowledgement of such a positive nature. It is truly rewarding when a guest recognizes our team’s efforts and takes the time to... More

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

10 minutes taxi to heart of the wine cellars and the Dourp valley. It is a hi-rise building in a quiet neighborhood. The food is excellent and the concierge service incomparable. Only negative are the staff members who never ever smile

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your comment regarding your experience during your recent stay at Holiday Inn Porto Gaia. It is our goal to consistently provide superior service and accommodations and your comments are very important to us. We appreciate the candid feedback we receive and welcome any opportunity to improve. Your comments will be shared with our entire staff,... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I booked Holiday Inn Porto Gaia for a group of 26 wine association customers. We were all delighted with the quality of the rooms and the general helpfulness of all the staff. A great place to stay in this wonderful place. We will definitely be back to both!

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your comment regarding Holiday Inn Porto Gaia. We appreciate you taking the time to make us aware of your delightful experience during your recent stay. We are always pleased to receive praise and acknowledgement of such a positive nature. It is truly rewarding when a guest recognizes our team’s efforts and takes the time to... More

London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I stayed here with a travel group and we all liked the hotel. The bedrooms were comfortable and clean with plenty of space. Staff were helpful and breakfast was lovely and plentiful. You could walk into the town but it is all up hill on the way back. Taxis however are not that expensive. If you go do go on... More

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your comment regarding Holiday Inn Porto Gaia. We appreciate you taking the time to make us aware of your delightful experience during your recent stay. We are always pleased to receive praise and acknowledgement of such a positive nature. It is truly rewarding when a guest recognizes our team’s efforts and takes the time to... More

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Address: Rua Diogo Macedo, 220, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-107, Portugal
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Location: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Vila Nova de Gaia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Holiday Inn Porto Gaia 4*
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Porto Gaia Hotel Vila Nova De Gaia
Melia Hotel Gaia Porto
Sol Melia Gaia Porto
Holiday Inn Porto Gaia Portugal/Vila Nova De Gaia

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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Wheelchair access
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia #2 Family Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia #2 Romantic Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia #2 Luxury Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia #3 Business Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia
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Choose the Holiday Inn Porto Gaia and enjoy the magnificent views over the Vila Nova Gaia and Porto cities. The Holiday Inn Porto Gaia is a four star deluxe hotel located in the heart of Vila Nova de Gaia – Porto. The hotel is only a short distance from the worldwide famous port wine cellars, the historical city center of Oporto, blue flag beaches and also train and metro station. We welcome you into our inviting and ample lobby where you can enjoy different sensations. Try the flavors of typical Portuguese food in our restaurant and bar "Food & Friends." Our rooms and suites are the perfect place to disconnect from the outside world and appreciate the small details like the complimentary internet access. Our executive floor located on the 22nd floor is an experience that you need to try. All the bedrooms located in this floor have access to the executive lounge where every day from 18h00 you have an open bar and canapés, to the gym and the amazing panoramic view over the river Douro and the cities of Vila Nova de Gaia e Porto. The hotel Holiday Inn is the perfect choice for your meeting or event. We have at your disposal a congress center with 1500 m2 and 16 meeting rooms equipped with stat of the art audiovisual technology and a group of specialized professionals that will help you. Its strategic location with Porto Congress center, the short distance from the Trade Fair Centers – Exponor and Europarque and the airport Sá Carneiro make Holiday Inn Porto Gaia the perfect choice for leisure as well as business trips. ... more   less 
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