We arrived in Porto later in the evening, early October 2011. We booked a transfer from the airport to the hotel beforehand. The drive took approximately 20 minutes. The hotel is situated on a hill. Once in Porto, if you decide to walk a lot, you'll find out very soon that the city is actually full of hills :-) you keep on walking up and down, up and down, it's quite a good workout :-) The surrounding of the hotel is not very fancy. If you want to spend a lot of time in your room or if you're looking for a hotel with great views, Tryp Porto Centro won't do. If you came to explore Porto, if you're looking for a bed to sleep in and nice breakfast to start your day with and want to spend as much time as you can outside then you've found a great hotel. The stuff is very friendly and hard working. Our room was a decent size, clean, with a nice bathroom - again clean and well looked after. Not brilliant wi-fi though, available but very very very sluggish.
The city centre is not far away. One of the main shopping streets Rua de Santa Catarina is about 10 - 15 minutes walk. Subway stations also close.
We had a great time and would definitely recommend this place :-)
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The hotel is located in the city centre of Porto, which is considered part of the World Heritage of UNESCO. It is near the Santa Catarina Street and the heart of Oporto, which is a traditional place for shopping, as well as for visiting the principal monuments of the city. The hotel has 62 rooms, all equipped with satellite TV, telephone, high-speed internet, minibar, air-conditioning, safety box and hairdryer. The hotel also offers 3 meeting rooms. Nearest metro station Marques. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Tryp Porto Centro Hotel Porto
- Sol Melia Porto Centro