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Holiday Inn Porto Gaia

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Audun-le-Tiche, Lorraine, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Travelling with my daughter to discover Porto During 4 days, rent à car was not possible for my budget. Unfortunately, and contrary to what Iread, it takes 10 minutes walking to the nearset metro station and the hotel was hard to find by walking, soit we finally had to pay thé taxi. Des pite of à small swimming pool, thé... More 

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North Richland Hills, Texas
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice hotel in a great location. About 10 min walk to the Metro. The metro will take you to the bridge or beyond if you desire. On the lower level of the bridge on both sides are restaurants. The hotel staff was very accommodating, the rooms were clean and everything was working. Beautiful views of the Douro River or... 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 

Dunstable, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located on the twelth floor looking west you can watch aircraft preparing to land at Porto Airport but you cant see the Douro River or views of majestic Porto, so ask for a North facing room, you will also avoid the clanking noise of the window cleaners cables against the side of the building when the wind is onshore !... 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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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in a large room on a high floor, with sweeping views over Porto. The windows were a bit dirty, which is a bit of a shame as the views are really stunning. Breakfast is plentiful but the same every day. The hotel is a bit tired and in need of updating. The staff, however, are wonderful! Everyone kindly... 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 

Surrey, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

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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Tiago P, RM 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 experiences during your stays. It is an honor to be your second home for so long already. We are always pleased to receive praise and acknowledgement of such a positive nature. It is truly rewarding... More 

New Mexico
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26 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

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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Tiago P, RM 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 experiences during your stays. It is an honor to be your second home for so long already. We are always pleased to receive praise and acknowledgement of such a positive nature. It is truly rewarding... More 

Rocklin, California
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23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

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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Tiago P, RM 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 

Gower Peninsula, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 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
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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 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • 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: European, Portuguese
Things to do
  • 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
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public 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: $83 - $171 (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 Spa Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia
#2 Romantic Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia
#2 Luxury Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia
#2 Family Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia
#5 Business Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia
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