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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There is no better location than this in Porto! The apartment was beautifully presented with everything needed if you wish to self cater though there are an incredible number of restaurants within a stones throw of the apartment. It was very clean and everything worked. Coupled with all of this, the owners were very helpful. Rarely do I find a...

Thank David W
Linz, Austria
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Everything was perfect with this booking. There's no reception, you'll get a code for the door and for the safe with the key cards. But this is no problem at all. My questions always were answered immediately and very friendly. Taxi service, extra bed, all fine. If we come to Porto again, we´ll again stay at Porto sense.

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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved our stay at PortoSense. Our apartment was ideally located right on the Ribeira in a renovated building overlooking the square and the river. On the top floor, we had excellent views and definitely felt a part of the city. Check-in and check-out were a breeze, as the staff kept us informed with detailed emails. The apartment was well...

Thank janmo1195
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We stayed in winter as a family of four in the top floor S Joao duplex for 4 nights, having extended our original booking of two nights within minutes of walking in the front door. It's large, recently renovated and beautifully decorated, with a wraparound south-facing balcony on the top two floors of the ancient tower of the Ribeira square,...

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Litchfield Park, Arizona
Reviewed 15 December 2016

We stayed in the Sao Joao "penthouse" suite. The attached photos explain the high marks! Just amazing. The facilities themselves are also perfect. Modern kitchen and bathrooms, wood floors, interesting furniture and decorations, comfy firm bed with great bedding and pillows,and a washing machine! No dryer, but that is usual in Portugal. And a little elevator to carry you and...

1Thank JRademacher
Reviewed 9 December 2016

I have travelled a lot around the world, and these apartments were one of the best places I have stayed at - and I have lived out in Dubai for 10 years! We rented out three units - one large apartment, and two studios, for 8 people attending a football match. The accommodation was very well supplied with everything you...

Thank lcfcfem
Ioannina, Greece
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Until our Portugal trip, we were usually staying at boutique hotels because they were cosy, more like home etc. This time we experienced the renting apartment style of holiday and actually we liked it. Of course there, Portosense, played a huge role. I really don't know what to say about this place. It was just "perfect" with a single word....

Thank Lovesick A
Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful city, perfect location, excellent apartment, very good and responsive services from property owner (thank you, Cristina and Filipe). Me and my wife are fallin' in love with Porto and definitely we'll be coming back again, stay a bit longer...and surely we'll stay at PortoSense again (maybe on the top floor which we believe has a better view to Douro...

Thank airtasake
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We have just returned from a four night break in Porto staying in the studio and large apartment - we were impressed by the studio , good size, lovely decor ,excellent kitchen facilities and a good view of the side of the square and partial river view . We were concerned that the top apartment would not live up to...

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Sheffield uk
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Fantastic apartment. You won't be disappointed with the San Francisco apartment in porto with a small balcony and everything you may need if you feel the need to cook. No need to cook location is surrounded by bars and restaurants. It's a bit noisy at night due to location but who cares you are after all on holiday and not...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
PortoSense apartments are ideal for a romantic getaway, family holiday, group of friends or simply a work trip.We offer privacy, space and comfort with the added-value of feeling as if you were in your own home.In Praça da Ribeira, a stone-throw away from the River Douro, you can feel the History: in the fourteenth Century the naval construction filled this port and these narrow streets with movement. It is one of the most visited places by tourists.The recently renovated PortoSense building is easily recognized by the magnificent fountain from the eighteenth century which stands outside it, built in the 1780’s and decorated with Portugal’s Coat of Arms. Cook your own meals in an intimate and relaxed environment, or go out and enjoy the huge variety of restaurants, bars, tapas and typical taverns which you will find nearby by walking through the Cais da Ribeira, up to the Mercado das Flores, Infante, in the direction of the city centre, into Avenida dos Aliados, Praça S. Domingos, Rua Galerias de Paris, where you can be surprised with live music and a very fun nightlife. ... more   less 

Additional Information about PortoSense

Address: Rua dos Mercadores 3, Porto 4050-375, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Porto
Price Range: ₹ 6,808 - ₹ 10,668 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“There are other apartments on lower floors in the building. If you can, spend the extra money and stay at the top with the great balcony.”
SKHS_13, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Splurge on the Sao Joao suite for the amazing views from your private patio!”
JRademacher, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The top apartment has the best balcony with seating outside looking across to the river”
lcfcfem, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Try to get the Joao apartment. I think it is the only one with a view over the plaza”
U274PUgregg, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All appartments are great”
Miriamvl37, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
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