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Historic Oporto Apartment at Unesco heritage center in front wine caves – Home 9437064 Apartment

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Historic Oporto Apartment at Unesco heritage center in front wine caves – Home 9437064

  • Apartment
  • 2 bedrooms
  • sleeps 4
  •  min stay varies

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed

Description from owner

Description

No barriers, without walls ahead . Beautydouro landascapes !

You will love your stay in this classy, comfortable , it's not a luxury space but with a great charming and wonderful stories , with two windows as balcony you will be able to enjoy your morning coffee or evening glass of wine, overlooking the douro river, Don Luis bridge seeing the real people , the boats go up , come down ,see birds marines , and the whole city historical center of Oporto .

This is a quiet apartment, very romantic and with great views (waterfront) unique and delightful to the senses.

This apartment is located on the first line the charming historic "Ribeira" waterside in the UNESCO World Heritage area at downtown Oporto , with fantastic view of the River Douro .

You can make our place your logistic point to depart to discover the north of Portugal. The trains are fantastic and are not expensive .

You have the perfect and fantastic view of the River Douro, whole city historical center of Oporto .You are close all interestings places .

Across the Douro River are the famous Porto Wine 'Caves'. Five minutes for to arrive the wines caves .

Not balcony outside out , but the living-room with two windows , itself it's a balcony seeing Don Luis bridge , boat at go up , down , see birds marines.

This can to be your private home base while experiencing the beauty and cultural vibrancy of Porto . You will have a memorable stay in this apartment. It is conveniently located near Palacio da Bolsa, the Sao Francisco Church, Casa Infante D.Henrique, taxis station , sightseeing bus and all interesting places network transports , bus routes, subway stations , tram, taxi .

10 minutes the faboulous bookshop Livraria Lello , the totally unique spectacle of an amazing interior architecture . the Harry Potter’s library in Hogwarts. In fact, J.K Rowling lived in Porto teaching English in the early 1990s .

Tiny antiquated shops are everywhere. Straddling the river itself are six stunningly intricate bridges, one of which was designed by Gustav Eiffel. Take the Eiffel designed bridge (D. Luis bridge) across the Douro to Gaia (5 minutes walk) and visit the Port Houses of Ferreira, Sandemans, Croft and Barros amongst others where you can take a guided trip and sample the delights of Portugal's oldest export.

Oporto is famous for its Porto. Visit one of Oporto's most traditional establishments.

Oporto is so picturesque: with the old wine boats plying the river in front of you, and traditional port lodges behind, the medieval old-town clinging to the opposite bank and the skyline punctured by the Cathedral and numerous churches.

Green environment: Porto and North Portugal has so much to offer your family for short breaks and day trips. There are many activities available to keep you and your family busy. Visit the Serralves Museum art gallery, the Clerigos Tower, the Bookstore Lello (one of the best in world for its beauty), observe the contemporary architecture in the Casa da Musica, walk between caves and taste a Vinho do Porto . Take trip inland up Douro River and see a country that hasn't changed that much for hundreds of years. (The river cruises do not run from 31 October until March. However, trips between the bridges are available all year round). The boats leave at 8:00 am and return in the evening with lunch provided.

Be at one with nature in the green vineyards during the Spring and the Summer. See the wine harvest from the beginning of September until the middle of October. For family fun, swim or surf in the ocean or visit our park with 80 hectares. Here you can run, jog, play soccer, cycle or have a picnic where the countryside meets the sea. You can jog for 12 km from our flat to Parque da Cidade, following the river and the sea, each step offering a changing landscape at one with nature – an impressionist painters dream

Interesting cities near Oporto.

Visit:

Braga with its Sanctuary of Bom Jesus, the City of new technologies.

Coimbra the students city with fantastic bookstore joanina with its famous university, and close you can visit the Roman Empire ruins at Conimbriga, Guimarães known as the place where the country was born with a fantastic castle .

Fun in family: Visit SEA LIFE. Swim or surf in the ocean or visit our park with 80 hectares. Here you can run, jog, play soccer, cycle or have a picnic where the countryside meets the sea. You can jog for 12 km from our flat to Parque da Cidade, following the river and the sea, each step offering a changing landscape at one with nature – an impressionist painters dream

Interesting cities near Oporto.

Visit :

Braga , Guimarães e Coimbra.

Braga with its Sanctuary of Bom Jesus, the City of new technologies. Guimarães known as the place where the country was born – 'The Cradle City'. Coimbra, the city of students with its famous university, and close by the Roman Empire ruins at Conimbriga.

We have private tours bylocals drivers .

From the apartment discover by foot :

Five hundreds meters around you reach all interesting places .

By foot and trought narrow streets you can discover the Catredral . 

Bars at Galeria de Paris , Torre dos Clerigos , photography museum , bookstore Lello . Avenida dos Aliados .

Rua de Santa Catarina , popular market Bolhão and Magestic café. 

You have also funicular left bridge

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King Bed
    Bedroom 2: 2 Single Beds
    Beds in other rooms: Sofa Bed
  • 1 Family bathroom

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Mountain Views
  • Climbing frame
  • Waterfront
  • Sea view
  • Boat available
  • Bicycles available
  • Internet access
  • Safe
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Getting around

RESTAURANT. ATM. TAXI. GROCERIES. BUS STATION. PHARMACIE. HOSPITAL. SÃO FRANCISCO CHURCH. BAG PALACE. MARKET FERREIRA BORGES. CAVES. BOOKSTORE LELLO. .... Going around Port from here: From the apartment: The best method to discover the city and achieve one overall idea it's one tour with the seighseeing bus. You need only walking 100 meters until Avenida Infante Dom Henrique. (Basically, you go to the Ribeira Square, walk up, and turn left. Then walk straight ahead ...). Choose tuck-tuck to discover each corner through narrow streets at medieval center. In that way you will see close to your eyes the typical life. From the apartment transport: There are one bus station 70 meters from us. There are cab place 100 meters

Interaction with guest

Q - Can I leave the luggage before check in or after check out? A - we will arrange the better way, but in Trindade Station there are lockers for luggage ready for you. Q - Is the area safe? A - Very safe. There are always lots of people around. Q - What Time is Check in? A - 04:00 pm . Q - Can I check early ? You can check-in early depending the day . Please contact me. A - Often there are guests the night before and we can't kick them before 10:00 AM. We then have to get the place nice and clean for you which takes at least three hours. Q- Can I check in late. A- We accept check in later . Please advise me . Q - What Time is Check Out? A – 10:00am Q - Can i check out late? A - Depending the day ... we will see together . Sorry .

Policies

Check in time: 16:00, Check out time: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property

Cancellations

Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

No refund If you cancel, any money you have paid cannot be refunded.

Check-in date

House rules

The cleaning price it's for stay or week .

According to the Porto Council law, please note that a touristic tax (not refundable) will be charged at the check-in – 2€/person/day (in cash)

Parties/events not allowed

Climb steps

The prices quoted are for 2 persons ( adults) and 1 child ( up to 12 years) per day.

About check-in - Check-out
We will however try to allow other arrangements, according to your needs, whenever possible. Line and towels included.

Close there are 03 public parkings.

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About the owner

Olga C.

Tourist Licence
70787/AL

Calendar updated:
14 Apr 2021
Years listed:
2
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian

This Apartment has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 02 May 2018. Located in Porto District, it has 3 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £472 to £933.

The property’s calendar was last updated on 14 Apr 2021.

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Guest reviews

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“Perfect place to watch Porto go by”

Reviewed 1 Jul 2019

Perfectly positioned apartment overlooking the waterfront. Bars, restaurants and everything that is going on literally on your door step. Supern views across the river and an ideal place to watch ever… More

“Apartamento deslumbrante!”

Reviewed 2 Oct 2018

O apartamento tem uma vista deslumbrante para o Douro; numa rua encantada! Restaurantes, artistas populares, gente mergulhando da ponte, gente cantando, mil pessoas passando, diversas línguas, … More

Owner's reply: Maravilhosos . São um casal muito simpático que irradiam felicidade. Cuidaram muito bem do apartamento e seguiram todas as regras da casa . Tive pena de não poder conviver mais com eles . Obrigado senhor S. Espero vê-los novamente .Recomendo-os vivamente .

“Perfect view of the river and port houses.”

Reviewed 7 Jun 2018

This apartment is in the perfect location, exactly where you want to be as a visitor in Porto. The lively neighborhood is filled with restaurants, music and shops. A short walk across the Luis I bri… More

Owner's reply: Dear Sally, thank you for your feedback. Thank you for taking care of our apartment too. Glad you enjoyed your stay, hope to see you again soon. Kind regards

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FAQs

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If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to view Olga the owner's contact details or send them a message.

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How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

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How can I retract my booking request?

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Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Olga (the owner) a message.

If Olga (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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