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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We had the Alba room, the view was fabulous from the room. Comfy bed, large bathroom although would have loved a hair dryer. Reception team knowledged us now and again! Not much interaction! Breakfast was basic, so we decided to go out each morning. But we never booked this place for the brekkie. Location was excellent, well worth staying her... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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142 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located within walking distance of all the major sights in Porto, but hidden down a quiet secondary street, the Poets Inn is perfectly situated for a stay in the city. The rooms are clean, comfortable and wonderfully decorated, and the shared bathrooms are equally as clean. We made good use of the common areas, often ending up in the kitchen... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Location is fantastic, just around the corner from the Clerigos tower and Lello bookshop. The room (Genet) was fairly comfortable but sparse; the double bed was 2 singles attached, with an annoying gap in the middle. Breakfast was self-service and budget - rolls, ham, cheese, cheap orange juice, one type of cereal and coffee. Staff were very friendly.

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Reviewed October 8, 2016

Great Location and clean room. Had to leave at 7am to catch a flight, breakfast was at 8am with no flexability on that, milk to make tea was only available at 8am as was coffee. I base the following comments on the warm welcome we received throughout Portugal & Spain. With a few low cost modifications (milk in fridge, coffee... More 

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Lima, Peru
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

I just stayed in the hotel and loved it The location is good. Is quite close to the old city, and really close to a lot of cafes and attractions The hotel per se is beautiful Very modern and clean The shared bathroom was only for two rooms and it was super clean all the time They had a big... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed August 8, 2016

Staying at the Poets Inn was such a lovely experience. Great location in the city centre and we walked to the Ribeira in 10-15 mins. Our room was spacious and very clean and comfortable, with a little balcony and amazing views over the city! Breakfast is included, it is quite basic but still a bonus! Nice clean common areas and... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

This hostel is a cut above most! It's immaculately clean and well decorated. We really enjoyed the Kerouac room with a small balcony facing the street. The breakfasts are very good and the staff very helpful. The location could not be better!

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Tartu County, Estonia
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Reviewed July 11, 2016

This place is a real gem right in the heart of Porto. The hostel has a very cosy overall vibe and the themed rooms are a great touch, it almost doesn't feel like a hostel at all. The beds were comfortable and the shared bathroom, the room itself as well as the common areas were all very clean. The location... More 

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Perth Australia
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Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

This Hostal was excellent value for money. The staff were very friendly and helpful - they printed boarding passes and tickets. They offered port when we arrived exhausted! The room was clean stylish and we werent cramped. They even communicated by email with a guide to Porto. Would highly recommend this accommodation.

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Chennai, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed June 12, 2016

Poets Inn is tucked away in a quiet street very close to the Clerigos Tower. As one enters, you get a feel of entering a home. A very friendly receptionist (Maria) greeted us and guided us to our room on the first floor. The size of the room was good and the decor was welcoming. They have a well equipped... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Poets Inn is made by travellers to travellers, designed to offer comfort, pleasure, art and leisure, in the best spot in town, where you can take a look from one of our breathless views for the city downtown, while enjoying a book on the balcony in your room... No one besides you will tell you about how a home away from home should be. We will listen to your advices, and give you twice of what you desire. Here you can find the latest standards of comfort, pleasure and quality. Besides The Poets Inn, we have a beautiful refurbished apartment with all the modern commodities, perfect for a family or a more demanding couple. Either wanting to explore the history of the city, the architecture, or just relax in one of the many cafes and restaurants, you couldn't stay in a more perfectly located spot. We are located 30 seconds from "Torre dos Clerigos", Porto ex-Librium and Lello bookshop, the most beautiful in the world, 2 minutes from the metro, the bus and train station (Sao Bento), 2 minutes from Aliados, our "living-room" to welcome all the travelers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Poets Inn

Address: Rua dos Caldeireiros 261, Porto 4050-142, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Porto
Price Range: $36 - $70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“The Anais room delightful mural on wall.”
 of 5 bubbles Journey61, Sep 26, 2015 | Read review
“Great location in Porto”
 of 5 bubbles 841eliseb, Aug 21, 2015 | Read review
“Margarida's room, very silent, private bath, fast wifi.”
 of 5 bubbles Tomasito_190, Apr 6, 2015 | Read review
“book earlier”
 of 5 bubbles pmp007, Sep 1, 2014 | Read review
“Genet is quiet and situated away from most of the other rooms”
 of 5 bubbles A9357IKkater, Jun 21, 2014 | Read review
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