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Holiday Inn Porto Gaia

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed in the Holiday Inn Vila Nova de Gaia for a week in August. The hotel is an ideal base for exploring the Porto area and Northern Portugal with easy access to the many motorways around Porto. The hotel also has an own underground car park at charge. If you are staying in Porto itself parking is non-existent and traffic... More 

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New Mexico
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26 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This property was away from the hustle and bustle of the touristy area, but an easy walk to the trolley or a cheap taxi ride got us there. We are platinum members so we're upgraded to a beautiful suite that had a living room and huge bedroom. The bathroom was all marble. Very classic in design, while the very large... More 

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Rocklin, California
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23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel sits on top of the hill in Gaia which is across the river from Porto. The outside as with many buildings looks a bit dingy but inside is a beautiful very large lobby. The staff were always helpful and bar staff/waitresses were especially nice and engaging when we were there. The front desk staff upgraded us to a... More 

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Gower Peninsula, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

The hotel is situated in Gaia adjacent to Porto. It is a very pleasant hotel, excellent staff and large, comfortable standard rooms. Taxis to Porto are easy to obtain, 5 Euros to the port side or the river and 10 Euros to the Railway Station the other side of the city. From the airport the taxi fare was 28 Euros... More 

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Tiago P, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Porto Gaia, responded to this review

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 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Got upgraded to a suite with excellent views of the Duoro and the Atlantic. It is quite a long walk downhill to the port tasting rooms but not a difficult one (would definitely take a taxi back thought!). Friendly and efficient staff. Spacious lobby with live music the night I was there. Clean rooms, though a bit dated in terms... More 

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Tiago P, Revenue Manager at Holiday Inn Porto Gaia, responded to this review

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 

Chennai (Madras), India
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Holiday Inn Gaia is located within walking distance of the Joao de Deus Metro station and is about 2 miles from the shops and bars along the river. The staff was extremely helpful. We got upgraded to a suite with beautiful views of the Duoro river and the ocean. The rooms were clean and functional - the AC was a... More 

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Tiago P, Revenue Manager at Holiday Inn Porto Gaia, responded to this review

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 

Israel
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

I was impressed with the spacious room we got. There is a spa and jacuzzi the spa was not working when I was there. The rooms are clean. The air conditioner was tricky to work. There is an off;on button by the bedside. The lobby is spacious and the staff are very friendly. Service is excellent. Do not be fooled,... More 

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Tiago P, Revenue Manager at Holiday Inn Porto Gaia, responded to this review

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 

Perth, Australia
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116 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

Great location with commanding views, but a bit of a walk up the hill (taxi's are cheap however). Very spacious rooms and facilities, modern and clean something to be expected of Holiday Inn however. No complaints would visit again.

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Tiago P, Revenue Manager at Holiday Inn Porto Gaia, responded to this review

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 

Romford Essex
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54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night as part of the Leger tour of Portugal & Spain. We were supposed to stay somewhere else but we're changed to this hotel at the last minute. All of our group were allocated suites which were nice and the pre booked food was excellent. However the bar service was appalling. Twice we ordered drinks and they never... More 

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Tiago P, Revenue Manager at Holiday Inn Porto Gaia, responded to this review

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

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

I stayed at the Holiday Inn for 2 nights with my mum. It was a nice stay. The rooms were clean, our view from the room was amazing and the food both at breakfast and dinner was nice. The hotel is a little far from main attractions however, but once u figure out the metro, its not too bad travelling... More 

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Tiago P, Revenue Manager at Holiday Inn Porto Gaia, responded to this review

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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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Food & drink at the hotel
Food & Friends - Holiday Inn Porto Gaia
Food & Friends - Holiday Inn Porto Gaia
Cuisines: Vegetarian Friendly, European, Portuguese
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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, 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 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Porto Gaia

Address: Rua Diogo Macedo 220, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-107, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Vila Nova de Gaia
Price Range: $88 - $209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Holiday Inn Porto Gaia 4*
Number of rooms: 179
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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
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia
#2 Luxury Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia
#2 Family Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia
#2 Romantic Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia
#2 Spa Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia
#5 Business Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia
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