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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Toulouse
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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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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Melbourne, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
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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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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

This place has spectacular views and position and interior design. It even has a lift. It was spotlessly clean. We were sent all the necessary info for access and were still met by the owners who very kindly helped us with our heavy bags (we were travelling for 4 weeks) and even in parking our car in the car lot... More 

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Welwyn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

A great place to stay. It is situated basically at the heart of Old City of Porto. When I boarded the taxi from the airport and gave him the address - he said " ahh you are at the centre of the centre of the centre, you will not need any taxi any more during your stay in Porto". And... More 

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Cowaramup, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

This apartment was great. Just a short walk from the river in the old Ribeira district with great views from the windows and lots of bars, restaurants etc very, very close. You can walk anywhere from here, including over the bridge to the port houses on the other side of the river. The apartment has everything you need, the PortoSense... More 

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Coventry, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

The apartment was beautiful, location perfect, owners very helpful and friendly. the apartment had all the facilities you would need. I have been traveling to Porto for many years on business, this is my no 1 choice.

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

This was just in the heart of Porto with a fantastic view and a nice balcony. A lot of nice restaurants a few meters away. Short walk to the port wine houses opposite the river. When I come back to Porto, and that will be soon, this is my choice.

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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: $95 - $169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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