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“Great location to explore the city from”
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16 reviews
house from riverside
house and neighbourhood
livingroom and one bedroom view
view from the front window's
entrance with front door
stairs from the river to the house
Livingroom downstair
Livingroom 1
bath room
Bedroom 1
Bed room 2
kitchen
ridge view
Hall
ridge view
night view from the house
bleu tiles in the railway station Sao Bento
amazing portuguese tiles
Ponte D luis  'Eifel' bridge
Ponte Arabida by night
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view from the livingroom window
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Vila Nova de Gaia, Porto District, Northern Portugal

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Very good - based on 16 reviews
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Imke87
Utrecht, The Netherlands
1 review
“Great location to explore the city from”
Reviewed May 30, 2016 for a stay in April 2016

We had a wonderful time in Porto. The house has a great view over the water and you can easily walk to wherever you need to be in the city. It's a spaceous and clean house that has everything you need in it.

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Liked least: It was a bit chilly inside the house, the heating didn't warm the house completely (but we where there in April also)
Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Arnhem, Australia
Reviewed June 25, 2015 for a stay in June 2015

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Liked best: The View
Liked least: No Airco
Traveling group: Friends
Your age range 25-34
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Utrecht
Reviewed November 23, 2014 for a stay in September 2014

Traveling group: Extended Family
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Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
Reviewed September 29, 2014 for a stay in September 2014

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Liked best: How the house was situated
Liked least: climbing those stairs to reach the house needed some getting used to.
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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DJBarry13
London, Canada
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5 reviews
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“Beautiful”
Reviewed August 24, 2014 for a stay in August 2014

Upon arriving to the apartment we were kindly greeted by Astrid and her husband. They took us up the stairs (not to fun with luggage, but a short distance).
The apartment is in a beautiful area across from Porto and in behind the street of gaia.
We were shown around the apartment which was beautiful and had everything we needed.. including meats, cheeses, and wine :) a gift from Astrid. Thank you
Everything about the apartment is wonderful, the area is beautiful with great views. There is a con however... it is a bit of a distance from Porto side.. about a 30 minute walk to the bridge to cross to get into Porto... a bit of a walk if your doing it daily like we did.
We would recommend this apartment for future travelers just be prepared to walk.

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Liked best: Beautiful View
Liked least: Long walk to Porto side
Traveling group: Friends
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Jadams533...
Dana Point, California
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“Walking, eating and drinking in Porto”
Reviewed July 29, 2014 for a stay in July 2014

We stayed with two friends at the house, which is in Gaia across the river from Porto (and home to ALL of the Port "lodges"). The house is located in a typical local area just outside the main drag. As such it is quieter, but only a few minutes walk to the restaurants of Gaia and a few more to the bridge to Porto. The house is completely modernized, with a view directly over the river. It is clean and modern (think Ikea) and contains everything you need. We were met by the owners who were kind enough to leave us basic provisions. The path to the house is steep with a number of steps, but then again so are all the roads to the Port houses, so you earn the rest/refreshment. We walked both into Porto (several times) and west to Sao Pedro da Afurada, ) a small fishing village and home to a fun fish restaurant, and also the terminal of a tiny ferry that crosses to the north shore, where we found an excellent tapas restaurant.. We had a great time seeing the sights, trying numerous restaurants and walking all the time. Porto has a lot to offer and the house was perfect for our needs (which included watching Germany play Brazil in the restaurant right below the house).

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Liked best: Location and atmosphere of house
Liked least: Leaving
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Eddie H
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
“Porto nice city, good stay and nice people”
Reviewed March 28, 2014 for a stay in October 2013

In Porto you can do enough. Tour by bus,by boat, enough to visit. tour around the Port wine
and Port wine very much delicious drink. Casa Douro a cute,lovely stay, everthing is present, a beautiful view on the river, about 10 minutes walk from the center

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Liked best: Everthing
Liked least: Everything was good
Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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