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Hotel Internacional
Ranked #54 of 111 Hotels in Porto
Reviewed April 29, 2014

My wife stayed here for two nights as she was starting on a long walk from Porto northwards to Santiago de Compostela. This is a most charming hotel with an excellent location in the center of Porto.The atmosphere is very welcoming and my wife had some great advice on restaurants.

  • Stayed: April 2014, traveled solo
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Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

Ok ill start off with the good:
Location location location, good breakfast (oranges were amazing),very nice and helpful staff.
lets move to the bad:
The hotel is there since 1905,and it shows...
we think the beds are from the spanish inquesition or from some prison..so HARD!! its like sleeping on concrete.
its our first night in portugal and we havent slept in around 48 hours..we go to lisbon,took the train and what not and my wife STILL couldnt sleep because of the noise outside..
The pressure in the shower isnt very good and what tha heck is the deal with the tap inthe bathroom?!?! Its soooo short that its practicaly inline with the sink so you cannot wash your hands let alone wash your teeth and when you open it, it squirts on the sink which has an angle to the floor so.the floor is always wet!
renovate much?!?!

Stayed: April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed April 12, 2014 via mobile

We got a very friendly reception here, though be warned that reception is manned by several different staff, with high potential for miscommunication! The hotel is centrally located, both for exploring on foot and taking daytrips further afield from Sao Bento station. Rooms, facilities and plumbing are a little tired, but rooms themselves are clean and generous in size. Very good breakfast.

Stayed: April 2014, traveled as a couple
2  Thank Ally P
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Reviewed March 18, 2014

Arrived in the middle of the night and found staff waiting for us. Although sometimes with restricted English knowledge, staff did their best to help us even when asking for directions and train info. Rooms are OK but TV's are a bit small. Breakfast, although not abundant, was acceptable too. Wifi worked fine and hotel is in a great strategic location to reach on foot.. maybe less to reach by car.

  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled with friends
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Thank Karen P
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Reviewed December 5, 2013

A well located hotel in the centre of Porto with great staff. Very good value, would definitely stay here again. It is just a few minutes walk to the Aliados Metro station and also to the Sao Bento railway station.There are bus stops even closer. There are lots of restaurants and bars in the surrounding area and the main 'party' street, Galeria de Paris, is only 3 blocks away. The main shopping street, Rua Santa Catarina, is also only a short walk.

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled with friends
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3  Thank Andrew R
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Reviewed October 12, 2013

Just a 2 min walk from the aliados metro station, so marvellously central, and great value for money. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful providing maps, directions and advise on places to visit. Nothing was to much trouble, Even on departure day with check out at 12, they stored our bags till 6pm and allowed us to change for our departure. The room although basic was spotlessly clean with towels changed daily, plastic double glazed window kept it nice and quiet. (only downside no safe). breakfast was buffet style and more than enough to keep us going all day. Would deffiinately make a return visit to the hotel and recommend it to anyone

Room Tip: 206 on the front with a small balcolny
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  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
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2  Thank fay r
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Reviewed August 16, 2013

Great place to stay in Porto. Within a 10 minute walking distance to all the major sites. Lots of good restaurants nearby. Also within about 500 feet of a subway stop. The front desk personnel are wonderful and very helpful and there's always one that speaks English in addition to many other languages. I would stay here again anytime!

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled with friends
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3  Thank Joseph D
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Address: Rua do Almada 131 | intersection of Rua do Almada and Rua da Fábrica, Porto 4050-037, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Porto
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant
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Ranked #54 of 111 Hotels in Porto
Price Range: $56 - $250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Internacional 3*
Number of rooms: 35
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