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Cliphotel Gaia Porto
Ranked #7 of 14 Hotels in Vila Nova de Gaia
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Put in by tour operator. Bland, a bit dull, 20 min walk into town BUT good for Porto's excellent Metro, right to door. If you're into modern shopping, you'll like El Corte Ingles next to hotel but we'd have preferred a bit more character in city. Breakfast (cold) a bit poor and chaotically disorganised!

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  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

We stayed at the Clip two weeks ago for a week.It was well situated next to the metro station and only twenty minutes walk down the hill towards the Duoro bridge.
Just across the road was El Cort Ingles which was great fo late night eating ranging from a la carte to a combined food hall.It came in very useful on more than one occasion.
The staff on reception were a good laugh as well as being so helpful without being pushy but the room staff were magical.
Yes the breakfasts were the same each day but I never found them lacking in any way.
The Clip treated us extremely well and we would definitely stay again.Great access from the airport and links all over the city.

Room Tip: Best side of the river to stay and please use the local cafes for the best views of the river.
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  • Stayed: August 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

The receptionists were always very friendly. The hotel has a very good location, close to metro, shopping, bakeries, market, etc. It is clean and comfortable. The air conditioning broke down, the hotel didnt work to fix it and to compensate gave us a voucher for breakfast. I highly recommend it.

  • Stayed: August 2017, travelled with family
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Absolutely brilliant hotel! The location is absolutely ideal - just a minute from the metro, and only a few stops from the centre of town. Our room was spotless, cleaner than any other hotel I've ever stayed in. The Clip staff were extraordinarily helpful - the front desk was manned 24/7 with unfailingly polite employees; on our last day they kept our luggage for us before our late flight, called us a taxi, and let us know that we could purchase tickets for our day-trip to the Santa Inacio Zoo at the front desk with them so we wouldn't have to queue. I couldn't recommend this lovely hotel more.

Stayed: August 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Just returned home from a 4 day break in Porto.

Cliphotel is a great base for anyone staying in Porto. It's located over the river Douro in Gaia so if you're expecting to be in central Porto then you'll be disappointed.

It's located on a main road, straight up from the ponte luis bridge and you can walk from the hotel to there in around 15/20 mins or alternatively there's a metro stop right outside the hotel that gets you into the centre in 5 mins.

A top tip if staying over a weekend the metro is 24 hours on Friday and Saturday nights so you can get the metro back to the hotel easily if eating/drinking in central Porto.

The rooms are clean and modern and we had no issues at all apart from the plug sockets were slightly faulty in our room. One our adapter got stuck in and the others wouldn't stay plugged in.

We had room 707 which was next to the lift and a little noisy at times but not too bad.

Breakfast is continental and has a good spread.

we had a great time and thought the hotel was great value and a great location.

Stayed: August 2017, travelled with friends
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Additional Information about Cliphotel Gaia Porto

Address: Avenida da Republica 1559, Vila Nova de Gaia 4430-205, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Vila Nova de Gaia
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia
#5 Family Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia
#6 Business Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia
Price Range: ₹ 3,281 - ₹ 6,961 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cliphotel Gaia Porto 3*
Number of rooms: 79
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