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great room double bed Porto 1/2 pax
great room double bed Porto 1/2 pax
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
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The space

Room in a modern 5 years old apartment in a gated community with swimming pool. Great doble bed, bathroom next door.
You can use the kitchen which is fully equipped.
You can use a washing machine for clothes.
Free wireless internet.
Quiet place with private parking. Everything is always very clean.

Very close to the Ponte da Arrábida, good shopping centers and bus to Porto (5 min).
I can pick you up in airport or raylway station and help you to visit the city.
At 200m there's a comercial center with stores, cinema, supermarket and private hospital. At 50m there's little grocery, Pharmacy, café and coiffure

You can walk to beach (3 km), to the river (1 km) and to Porto. You have bus at 100m.
There's beaches along 20 km always plan road with bike path... all with very clean water and sand. Also have wood jogging path by seaside on the sand

Amenities
Free parking on premises
Lift
Internet
Doorman
Prices
Extra people $18 NZD / night after the first guest
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Cancellations
Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher
Availability
1 night minimum stay

31 Reviews

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Jackson User Profile
August 2014
Everything was amazing prefect apartment. Little bit out if town but Joao picked us up when we arrived showed us all the buses we needed to use and dropped us at the train station when we left as well :)

Bart User Profile
August 2017
Nice host with great atmosphere. It was little far from Porto center, I recommend to walk to approach there! Very nice experience in Porto

Simon User Profile
August 2017
He was very nice and welcoming. Everything was perfect. I was very happy with this stay

Ryan User Profile
August 2017
João is an extremely accommodating host and even served dinner when I arrived. He gave me the larger room with a private bathroom for the first few nights and then moved me seamlessly to the smaller room when a pair of other guests arrived. The location is great if you like walking and want to be a bit outside of the city. There's fantastic food and scenery in Gaia, and it's easy to catch a bus or uber if you don't feel like walking into Porto.

David User Profile
June 2017
I found Joao's place perfectly situated: easy access to main thoroughfares by moto and walking distance to the non-tourist port, where one can enjoy the local experience. Joao is very helpful, with broad knowledge of where to go/get-things. He made two suggestions (food and motorcycle parts/servicing) and both turned out to be fantastic experiences! The room is spacious and clean, with a very comfortable bed. The onsite parking is easy to access and secure. Thoroughly enjoyed my stay.

Zak User Profile
June 2017
The place is really clean and safe, and reasonably priced. João picked me up from the train station, and called a cab for me when I left. I think I would not make the choice to stay there if I visited Porto again, because it's actually quite far from the city and the area, while it's nice, does not really feel like an old European city. There is a bus connection, but I ended up walking into the city. It may be good if you have a car or you're looking for a quieter environment, but I found myself wanting something a bit more city-ish.

Krista User Profile
June 2017
Our stay with João was wonderful! He picked my boyfriend and I up from the Vila Nova de Gaia train station and drove us to his place. He gave us the master bedroom with the en-suite bathroom and he stayed in the room pictured online – we felt spoiled. The bed was very comfortable and the room was spacious and clean – the only drawback was the wifi signal was weak from our room but he warned us about this and it worked well in the kitchen and common rooms in the house. We were at his house during Portugal Day and he invited us to share a wonderful dinner and lots of wine with him and his family. If you don’t mind walking quite a bit the location is great, we walked into the center of Porto from his place and it took us around an hour. There is also one bus stop a few blocks away that will take you into Porto. Near the bus stop is a giant grocery store in a shopping center with fast food and shops.

Vila Nova de Gaia, PortugalJoined in May 2013
João User Profile

I am a teacher of arts on a secondary level who enjoys going for motorcycle rides, walk by the beach, canyoning in the river and prepare good and healthy portuguese meals with good wine (without geting drunk) while talking about culture issues, ... I have two children that are studying in Manchester. The boy (26) studies piano, the girl (21) studies International politics. I am a positive person and I like to meet people.
My goal is that you feel at home and not just a guest.

Languages: English, Español, Français, Português
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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