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My Own Private 1960s Apartment
My Own Private 1960s Apartment
5 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
2.5 baths
5 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
2.5 baths
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A modern minimalist three bedroom apartment with a full of flowers and sunny balcony in Porto's República Square: a local atmosphere perfect to live Porto's Old and New Town and relax!

The space

Located in Porto's Praça da República, explore Porto's beautifully preserved Old and New Town and discover an incredible array of historical and cultural attractions. It's in a 1960s building, on the 1st floor, where there was given a special attention to details.

You'll be staying next to Teófilo Braga Garden: a garden built in 1915, surrounded by lime trees and oaks and adorned by several sculptures!

The minimalist modern apartment was almost untouched since the 1960s and it's decorated with colorful and lively colors.

It features a fully equipped kitchen, a dining and living room with a single-bed sofa (for 7th guest), three bathrooms (one full bath, one private full bath (en suite) and one half bath (for 5th, 6th and 7th guest)), an en suite with a comfy queen size bed (1st and 2nd guest) and private balcony; bedroom #3 with a comfy queen size bed (3rd and 4th guest) and bedroom #2 with a comfy queen size bed (5th and 6th guest). - bed linens and towels are provided

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
Eletrical fan
Coffee machine
Kitchen untensils
Hair dryer

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 doesn't have the facilities to accommodate pets.

License or registration number

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Wireless Internet
Smoking allowed
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen 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
Security deposit is $444

Apartment is spotless and I would like you to keep it that way. Be respectful in the building and in the apartment since I do have neighbors: lower your voice inside the building and the apartment and close all doors (building, apartment and bedroom) quietly. My neighbors love their sleep! I request that you don't bring guests home, but there are plenty of bars and restaurants nearby to meet up with them!

My wooden floor is very apprehensive about luggage wheels and high heels! Please, when inside the apartment, pick up your luggage and remove your high heels. My curtains are also very frighten so, please, be gentle!

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

Don't flush any items like: floss, band aids, disposable wipes, feminine hygiene products, condoms and hair. Improper flushing will lead to clogs and can potentially impact the water environment.

After a steamy shower leave the bathroom door open to make sure fresh air circulates.

Guests are responsible for leaving the apartment/rooms 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/rooms and disposed of appropriately.

When leaving the apartment/room (during and after stay) all lights and taps must be turned off, as well as the electrical fan/heater and all windows closed and, after stay, leave the key on the dinner table.

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 while smoking)

Unfortunately, the apartment doesn't have the facilities available to accommodate pets.

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

Please Note:

En suite with private balcony accommodates 1st and 2nd guest, bedroom #3 accommodates 3rd and 4th guest, bedroom #2 accommodates 5th guest.

Half bathroom will be available for 5 guests reservations.



18 Reviews

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Dane User Profile
October 2017
Amazing apartment in Porto. Luis was extremely helpful, giving us all the local tips for the area. Highly recommend.
Luís User Profile
Response from Luís:
Thank you very much, Dane! :) It was super nice to meet and host you and you're more than welcome to return and stay at my home :)
October 2017

Gina User Profile
October 2017
Wow! This was an amazing stay, highly recommended. Luis truly is a super host. Besides the place being absolutely immaculate and beautiful, Luis was always available to give suggestions and answer any questions. Can’t recommend enough. I’ve stayed in a number of Airbnb’s over the years and this stay was by far the best.
Luís User Profile
Response from Luís:
Thank you very much, Gina! :) It's a great feeling to know that you had an amazing stay! :) Your interest and love for my home was straightforward and I loved it! ;) Yes, you're an Airbnb Traveler Pro and your experience in Porto being 'by far the best' makes no pressure on me at all! ;) I loved meeting and hosting you and, needless to say, you're more than welcome to return and stay at my home! ;)
October 2017

Di User Profile
October 2017
Wonderful space in a great location. Very clean & stylish. Luis was a welcoming host with lots of suggestions for us.
Luís User Profile
Response from Luís:
Thank you very much, Di! :) I'm happy to know that you enjoyed my home and it's location! It was very nice to meet you and I hope to see you again! :)
October 2017

Ashley User Profile
September 2017
Myself and 2 friends stayed at Luis's apartment for a short break and LOVED it. The apartment was spotless and beautifully decorated, and Luis was a great host. He provided a map with all his recommendations which was very helpful, we used it constantly throughout our stay. We really enjoyed our trip to Porto- it's a beautiful city and would happily stay in Luis's apartment again :)
Luís User Profile
Response from Luís:
Thank you very much, Ashley! :) I love that you 'LOVED' my home! :) I had an amazing time with you and I'm happy to know that you used my insight of Porto for your own experiences! It was super nice to meet and host you and, naturally, you're more than welcome to return and stay at my home! ;)
September 2017

Carine User Profile
September 2017
A lovely place to be and experience Porto.
Luís User Profile
Response from Luís:
Thank you, Carine! :) It was very nice to meet you and I hope to see you again :)
September 2017

Guillermo User Profile
September 2017
Excellent unit, spacious, comfortable and strategically located in the hart of Porto. Delivered excellently clean, by Luis, the owner, who was also very helpful to newcomers to the city, providing a lot of information about what to do while there. We were 4 adults and stayed for 4 days. There were 2 big bedrooms one in suite, and 2 baths. One larger than the other. Very comfortable. A large kitchen and a living room where we had breakfast and watched some TV at the end of the day. It has a balcony where you can see the rooftops of the old city and enjoy the afternoon. Seagulls (in the city) mix with cats, pigeons and bats (at night), without much noise. Nice to recover before heading out for dinner. Within 15 minutes walk you can get wherever you want in the old part of the city. The only comment here is that the unit is in a high part of the city. You have to walk up the hill. The unit is in the first floor, by stairs (seemed like two stories). The comment is directed to those with walking problems. Around the block there is a city supermarket to buy anything for the staying. And down the street (1/4 of a mile, or 400 m) an excellent cafe and bakery for the morning start. The unit has a combination of windows that serve as a noise isolating feature. You do not hear the city traffic until you open one or both of the windows. Then you realize the enhancement of the unit. The only thing that you need to bring with you for the first day (other than a toothbrush) is something to drink in the evening and some milk for the breakfast. Very good, functioning, as depicted by the pictures, clean unit, by a very friendly owner.
Luís User Profile
Response from Luís:
Thank you very much, Guillermo :) It's very good to know that you enjoyed my home and it's location thoroughly! :) It was very nice to meet you and I hope to see you again! :)
September 2017

Karen User Profile
September 2017
Fantastic apartment. Top class host. Beautiful terrace and home. Luis is an excellent and attentive host, providing many excellent recommendations. Couldn't ask for anything more!
Luís User Profile
Response from Luís:
Thank you very much, Karen! :) Knowing that you had a great experience at my home, my city and with myself is the best feeling ever! It was super nice to meet and host you and you're more than welcome to return and stay at my place :)
September 2017

Porto, PortugalJoined in October 2014
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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!

About Luís

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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