Casas Do Porto - Ribeira Apartment 2.3 Superior

Detailed description

The 2nd floor apartment is a homely and welcoming apartment in the heart of the historic and romantic city of Porto. The apartment has two bedrooms one has a large and comfortable four poster double bed (European Queen) with luxury soft furnishings.The other bedroom has two good sized single beds. There is a good sized clothes storage unit and bedside tables with reading lamps.

The living room is large and bright with many full length windows dressed with luxurious fabrics. In the living area there is a comfortable sofa-bed, two armchairs and TV with Cable channels. There is Wi-Fi internet and air-conditioning. The living room has been decorated with elegant soft furnishings including a large comfortable rug in the living area. To one side there is a large elegant dining table and chairs for 6.

There is a modern bathroom that has been equipped with Yves Rocher amenities including shampoo, shower gel, body lotions and soaps. There is also a hairdryer in the bathroom. There is a modern kitchenette fully equipped with all cooking facilities. Complimentary fruit, coffee and teas.

A Continental breakfast can be provided (bread, croissants, milk, cheese, hams, butter etc) and there is 24 hours underground parking available. The owners strive to achieve perfection for each individual guest. We have tried to make each apartment feel like home with all the necessities for a comfortable and relaxing stay. The staff are ready to assist at all times and with all special requests.

This apartment is located in a newly renovated building with 4 other properties. These apartments can all be rented together for large groups or families. The 4 apartments together can provide accommodation for up to 26 guests and are as follows:

- Apartamento 1.1 (first-floor air-conditioned 1 bedroom apartment, for 4 guests)
- Apartment 1.2 (first floor air-conditioned 2 bedroom apartment, for 6 guests)
- Apartment 2.1 (second-floor air-conditioned 1 bedroom apartment, for 4 guests)
- Apartment 2.2 (second-floor Air-conditioned 2 bedroom apartment, for 6 guests)
- Apartment Superior 2.3(second-floor Air-conditioned 2 bedroom apartment, for 6 guests)

Facility description

Elevator/Lift, Cable TV, Wi-Fi Internet, Air-conditioning, Coffee maker, Hair dryer, Iron & ironing board, Toaster, Microwave, Oven, Fridge, Kettle

Location and Surroundings

The apartment is located on the Rua Ferreira Borges one of the principle touristic hubs of the city. The street acts as a through road to the UNESCO heritage Palácio da Bolsa a stunning neoclassical building internally decorated by several important 19th century artists. Also on route is the Mercado Ferreira Borges a once bustling commercial market now home to cultural exhibitions, events and fairs.

around 100 metres down the street and you will find yourself at the banks of the River Douro, on your journey passing many artisan shops, restaurants and cafe´s. The riverfront is full of lively esplanades great for relaxing in the sun and taking in the medieval surroundings. Follow the river in the direction of Foz for an enchanting riverfront stroll.

Around 10 minutes by foot you will find one of the main tourist attractions the Torre dos Clérigos and the downtown area by the Avenida dos Aliados. Here in the animated downtown you will find a wide variety of fashionable shops and trendy restaurants.

Just around the corner from the apartment you will find a tram stop. 5 minutes in the other direction is the São Bento train and Metro station, from here you can reach any point in the city and beyond.

Additional information

- 200 euros security/damage deposit required to be paid and will be returned at the end of your stay upon check out provided no damages are incurred.
- standard check-in is after 3pm, check-out before 11am. Other times may be possible on request after booking is made
- Sheets and towels included
-Guests must inform the owner of any specific requirements for the receipt at check-in, no later.

Latest reviews on this apartment (total of 1 reviews)


Kathryn Rawlings, United States

2015.06.02

9 /10

This was a lovely apartment in a great location. The beds and furniture was comfortable and everything was modern and very clean. The staff we met, Olivia and Nuno were very helpful and responsive to any question or need. This would be a great apartment for tourists new to renting apartments because the staff really provided concierge service. I've been renting apartments all over Europe for the last 10 years, and this ranks in the top 1-2 I've rented. The only reason for a 9 rating instead of ten - was that plates, cups, glasses were very high in the cabinets. The apartment would benefit from a small step stool to help access these items.

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