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My Own Private 1950s Apartment
My Own Private 1950s Apartment
3 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
3 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
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A mid-century modern one bedroom apartment with a full of flowers and sunny balcony in Porto's Art Block: a local atmosphere perfect to live Porto, relax and feed with creativity!

The space

Located in Porto's Art Block, Rua de Miguel Bombarda has emerged as a vital artery, pumping blood from Porto's (he)art and feeding the surrounding areas with creative fuel. It is in a 1950s building, on the 1st floor, where there was given a special attention to details.

You'll be staying in the most vibrant block of Porto: Rua de Miguel Bombarda!

The mid-century modern apartment was almost untouched since the 1950s and it's decorated with nature-inspired colors. It features an equipped kitchen, a bathroom with a shower room (body, face/hair and hand towels are provided), a bedroom with a comfy bed (1st and 2nd guests - bed linens are provided) and a dining/living room with a single bed sofa (3rd guest - bed linens are provided) and a design dinning table and chairs.

❤ 3 Things People Love About My Place ❤

1. Location – My location puts you in the perfect place to live Porto (as a true local) and enjoy art, innovation and relax. Rua de Miguel Bombarda is the best place for someone who has never been to Porto to stay. If you want to stay where the package tourist stays then Ribeira is for you.

2. Balcony – My apartment has a beautiful balcony which provides the perfect place for breakfast and/or a drink! A lot of Airbnb accommodations do NOT have a balcony. Mine does and I love it!

3. The attention to detail – If you go through my reviews you will see a theme that I pay attention to the things that matter for my guests. 24-Hour check-in - No problem. Directions – No problem. Booking you a cab at 4am to go to the airport – No problem. Restaurant recommendations for every budget and cuisine – No problem. What are the places to avoid – No problem. Late flight and want to store your luggage for the day – No problem.

1 Thing About My Listing I Would Change If I Could

1. The apartment is on the medium/small size. – It’s true it isn’t the biggest apartment in the world, but if you are coming to Rua de Miguel Bombarda to sit in the apartment all day then you are doing it wrong. Besides – go outside, catch a few rays and enjoy the city and its creativity! :)

Guest access

You are free to use everything that's in the apartment including:

Cable TV (120 Channels)
Video On Demand (70+ free movies)
Wireless internet
Electric fan
Coffee machine
Kitchen untensils
Hair dryer

Interaction with guests

I'll meet you, personally, at the apartment. I'll show you how to use everything in the apartment and we'll explore the main attractions of the city in the FREE Porto Digital Map that I'll share with you!

During your stay feel free to call, message or e-mail me for any further assistance. I'll be very happy to help you!

Other things to note

Upon arrival you'll be greeted with a:

FREE Porto digital map with my favorite spots in town, such as: traditional portuguese food restaurants, modern portuguese food restaurants, cafés, bars, clubs, shops, sightseeing and more :)

Unfortunately, the apartment is not adapted for disabled or reduced mobility persons.

One queen size bed (180cm x 190cm) (1st and 2nd guests) and a single sofa bed (110cm x 181cm) (3rd and 4th guests).

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Wireless Internet
Smoking allowed

Extra people $33 NZD / night after 2 guests
Security Deposit $260 NZD
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with doorman

Apartment is spotless and I would like you to keep it that way. Be respectful in the apartment since I do have neighbors.

I request that you don't bring guests home, but there are plenty of bars and restaurants nearby to meet up with them!

Take special attention to decorative objects, furniture, bedding, books and art pieces and care in handling all equipments.

When leaving the apartment (during and after stay), all taps and lights must be turned off, as well as the heater and all windows and curtains closed and, after stay, leave the key on the dinner table. After a steamy shower leave the bathroom door open to make sure fresh air circulates.

Guests are responsible for leaving the apartment in a reasonably clean and tidy state on their day of departure. This especially applies to ensuring that garbage is bagged up and removed from the apartment and disposed of appropriately and also that any washing up created is cleaned.

Everything should be left as and where you found it.

The apartment is a non-smoking property. Guests are only permitted to smoke on the balcony. (Remember to close balcony doors and windows while smoking)

Unfortunately, the apartment doesn't have the facilities available to accommodate pets and is not adapted for disabled or reduced mobility persons.

No cleaning fee. After one week stay: free cleaning, change of bed linen and towels.



Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

The minimum night stay for this listing varies.

71 Reviews

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Kristyn User Profile
October 2017
We very much enjoyed our stay in Luís' beautiful apartment. Check in was easy. We arrived in the city a bit early and Luís allowed us to drop our luggage at the apartment even though he was still preparing it for our stay. When we checked in, he spent a lot of time talking to us about Porto and all of the must-see sites, food, and port wine; it was a wonderful introduction to the city. He's developed quite an amazing map with all of his favorite spots. It was a treat to have access to it during our stay. Luís also has an amazing eye for design. Every piece of the apartment was curated and beautiful. We're lovers of mid-century design and so enjoyed spending time in the space. The apartment was centrally located in the arts district and we were able to walk to many of the local sites. We hope you book Luís' apartment for your trip and that you love it as much as we did.
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Response from Luís:
Thank you very much, Kristyn! :) I'm overjoyed to know that you had such an amazing experience! I love my home and city and it's the best feeling to be able to share them with amazing people from all over the world, just like yourself! ;) I loved meeting and hosting you and, naturally, you're more than welcome to return and stay at my home! ;)
October 2017

Tomas User Profile
September 2017
We had a wonderful stay in Porto. The apartment was just as described, located close to the city center. The flat is really stylish and had a lovely balcony. The kitchen was well equipped, so we could prepare our own meals. Luís was extremely friendly and helpful. He gave us insider tips for our stay and also shared an online map with points of interest, must-sees, bars, restaurants, shops etc. We would really recommend staying in this apartment and would do it ourselves again.
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Response from Luís:
Thank you very much, Tomas! :) It's great to know that you enjoyed my home's balcony. I love it for everything: breakfast, a glass of wine, a book and/or great conversations with friends! It was super nice to meet and host you and, of course, you're more than welcome to return and stay at my home! ;)
September 2017

Klara User Profile
September 2017
We had a lovely stay in Luís's apartment! He is incredibly helpful and friendly - took us through the apartment and shared his extensive knowledge on the best places to eat/drink/experience things! Luís genuinely cares if his guests have a nice stay - would definitely recommend staying in his flat!
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Response from Luís:
Thank you very much, Klara :) It's very good to know that you had a lovely stay! It was very nice to meet you and you're welcome to return and stay at my place :)
September 2017

Josh User Profile
September 2017
Very nice apartment, comfortable bed and quiet. We enjoyed our stay in Porto very much and Luis offered lots of great suggestions for restaurants and things to see.
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Response from Luís:
Thank you very much, Josh! :) It's good to know that you had a comfortable and relaxed stay at my home! It was super nice to meet you and you're more than welcome to return and stay at my place! :)
September 2017

Emma User Profile
September 2017
Great, clean apartment, great location and fantastic host. Best airbnb experience to date. Thanks Luis!
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Response from Luís:
Thank you very much, Emma! :) I just love when you have the 'best Airbnb experience to date'! Just raising the bar high ;) It was super nice to meet and host you and you're more than welcome to return and stay at my home! ;)
September 2017

Clare User Profile
September 2017
The apartment is perfect, it is in a good location close to shops and the main sights. Luis meet us and ran through his digital map which was really helpful. We really enjoyed our stay and would recommend this apartment to anyone visiting Porto.
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Response from Luís:
Thank you very much, Clare! :) I'm very happy to know that you found my home 'perfect' that you enjoyed your stay! It was super nice to meet you and you're more than welcome to return and stay at my place! :)
September 2017

Jennifer User Profile
September 2017
Luís' place is just as it looks in the photos, and probably the cleanest and most well-kept Airbnb I've ever stayed in. We found the location perfect for navigating the city and amenities like a supermarket and ATM were just down the street. Luís also provided a digital map with lots of recommendations on it which was very helpful! We loved sitting on the balcony with an espresso - we'll stay again if we're in Porto!!
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Response from Luís:
Thank you very much, Jennifer! :) I love that you loved my care with my home including the cleanliness of it! That's something that I'm very proud of! ;) Yes, the balcony is perfect for breakfast or a nice book! I simply love it! Naturally, you're more than welcome to return and stay at my home ;)
September 2017

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Porto, PortugalJoined in October 2014
Luís User ProfileLuís is a superhost.

Born and raised in Porto, I love this city! Being an Airbnb Superhost and have been a tour guide at the Port Wine Cellars, I'm able to share Porto with the world!

The best part of being a Graphic Designer is being able to see something that starts as just an idea or a sketch and turning that into a full functional, living and breathing Identity!
I have a passion for interior design and architecture: analyzing the light coming through and how it affects the overall Mood Inside, how space can make you Feel, how materials, textures and colors can come together as One and how different personalities shine through, making each space unique, Your Own, and therefore Original!

I'll welcome you and share my Porto Digital Map with all my favorite spots in the city like traditional and modern restaurants, shops, cafés, bars and more! :)

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

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