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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location - spacious apartment with great views from balcony - right in the heart of the Riberia - presented immaculately clean and neat. Easy access to all that Porto have to offer. And then most importantly : Open communication line with always available Christina who was superb in her assistance and support to enhance your stay. PortoSense tick all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank you for stay! Fantastic place - in the heart of Porto, comfortable and spacious room with beautiful view. I would stay here again. Very good price. I absolutely recommend. You have everything you need there. Hana

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two nights in the Joao suite which looks down over the plaza and river. It is a wonderful clean modern apartment with a washing machine. You are in the heart of porto. Traffic is tortuous to get to this place and you need to leave your car in a garage about 3 blocks away but the location is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great weekend in Porto! PortoSense is a nice appartment with a good location, you find good restaurants and you can book nice excursions. The owner can make a reservation for the airport shuttle and the Port tasting with tour in Sandeman.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were so pleased with our stay right on the Douro River, overlooking the main square. The accommodations were clean, modern and private. You can't find a better place. Additionally the owner went above and beyond to assist us with our questions.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for 2 nights in July and I could have stayed for a month. PortoSense isn't easy to find but it is just where you want to be - across the river from the Port houses. These are self contained apartments so no breakfast but a fabulous kitchen with everything you need and a great pastry shop across... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

Great location in the old heart of Porto. Completely renovated apartment with all new stair case, doors, kitchen, good bed etc. Knowing the price this must have had, the open question is why this appartment has no air conditioning (only a ceiling fan that brings some help) We had day temperatures of 36 ° C, so you try to open... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

Just spent three nights at the portosense apartments. We were in a studio apartment on the third floor with great room views of the Douro river. It had everything you could need. Modern interiors and all the necessary requirements. Only one downside if you could call it that was there wasn't any air con and could be noisy if you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

The good: - Great location - Gorgeous old-school interior with large windows and balconies overlooking the Ribeira square - friendly, helpful and active owners who are keen to ensure you have a good stay - lift means that heavy luggage is not a problem - good value The not-so-good: - this one isn't really a criticism (as I didn't check... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

We loved this place. It is situated next to Praca Ribiera in the heart of the old town and right next to the water. The building is small as there is only one apartme t per glopr. The top floor with sweeping views is a family suite. Well eorth ot if you have four people sharing costs. We were in... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
PortoSense apartments are ideal for a romantic getaway, family holiday, group of friends or simply a work trip.We offer privacy, space and comfort with the added-value of feeling as if you were in your own home.In Praça da Ribeira, a stone-throw away from the River Douro, you can feel the History: in the fourteenth Century the naval construction filled this port and these narrow streets with movement. It is one of the most visited places by tourists.The recently renovated PortoSense building is easily recognized by the magnificent fountain from the eighteenth century which stands outside it, built in the 1780’s and decorated with Portugal’s Coat of Arms. Cook your own meals in an intimate and relaxed environment, or go out and enjoy the huge variety of restaurants, bars, tapas and typical taverns which you will find nearby by walking through the Cais da Ribeira, up to the Mercado das Flores, Infante, in the direction of the city centre, into Avenida dos Aliados, Praça S. Domingos, Rua Galerias de Paris, where you can be surprised with live music and a very fun nightlife. ... more   less 

Additional Information about PortoSense

Address: Rua dos Mercadores 3, Porto 4050-375, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Porto
Price Range: $98 - $166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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