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'Porto Ribeira Moments' apartment

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
5 guests
2 nights minimum
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Tourist Apartment in 'The House Doll' (English version) Ensuite Version en Français The 'PORTO RIBEIRA MOMENTS' apartment, designed and signed by the Architect Tiago Torre, is located at Rua de S. João, the most charismatic and popular street of the Porto Ribeira. It is part of a prominent building known as The House Doll (A Casa da Boneca) as it shows on the third floor terrace a female mannequin that charms bystanders and delights photographers. The mannequin is an artistic nude created in the 1980s by its former owner and now deceased plastic artist, who used to dress it, from time to time, in different, sophisticated and even couture costumes that he himself designed and manufactured. This building, with medieval root, was completely repaired in 1959 and ...Tourist Apartment in 'The House Doll' (English version) Ensuite Version en Français The 'PORTO RIBEIRA MOMENTS' apartment, designed and signed by the Architect Tiago Torre, is located at Rua de S. João, the most charismatic and popular street of the Porto Ribeira. It is part of a prominent building known as The House Doll (A Casa da Boneca) as it shows on the third floor terrace a female mannequin that charms bystanders and delights photographers. The mannequin is an artistic nude created in the 1980s by its former owner and now deceased plastic artist, who used to dress it, from time to time, in different, sophisticated and even couture costumes that he himself designed and manufactured. This building, with medieval root, was completely repaired in 1959 and once again renewed in the 1990s. It preserves its original outline and offers inner modern and comfortable facilities. It is even served by a lift.!!! The 'PORTO RIBEIRA MOMENTS' apartment stands out by its architecture with an unusual, post-modern and warm interior. Located in the heart of the old town – classified by UNESCO as World Heritage Site – and along the Douro river estuary, it is within a short walk of a large part of Porto’s charismatic monuments and sites, as well as of the well-known Port Wine Cellars. - Parkings : 3 options: 1. Garage 100 meters away; 2. Garage 250 meters away; 3. Outdoor parking at 5oo meters away. - Stations : Bus and Taxis, just in front of the building. - Tramway : At 100 meters away. - Metro : At a 10 minutes walk. (S.Bento station) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Appartement Touristique chez 'La Maison de la Pouppée' (version en Français) L’appartement 'PORTO RIBEIRA MOMENTS', projeté, déssiné et signé par l’Architecte Tiago Torre, se trouve situé dans la Rue de S. João, la plus charismatique et populaire de la Ribeira de Porto, dans un bâtiment célèbre, connu par La Maison de la Pouppée - A Casa da Boneca. Nu artistique créé en la décade de 80 du XXème siècle par l’artiste plastique, précédent propriétaire de l’appartement, cependant décédé. Périodiquement, cet’ artiste habillait La Poupée, avec des vêtements toujours différents, sofistiqués et même souvent de haute couture, qu’il manufacturait lui même. La présence de ce mannequin sur un balcon de la façade du bâtiment, est devenue une attraction qui a fini par l' identifier comme Chez la Pouppée, ce qui est charmant pour les passants et passionnant pour les amants de la photo. Ce bâtiment à racine médiéval, fût complètement restauré en 1959 et renouvellé au cours de la décade de 90. Il garde la trace d’origine, mais à l’interieur, il est doté d’équipements modernes et confortables. Même un ascenseur y a été installé !!! L’appartement 'PORTO RIBEIRA MOMENTS' se singularise par une architecture à l’intérieur hors du commun, post-moderne et accueillante. Localisé au Coeur de la cité antique – CENTRE HISTORIQUE PATRIMOINE MONDIAL classé par l’ UNESCO – il est baigné par les eaux du Douro et se situe três proche, déplacement à pied, d’une partie importante des monuments historiques, de lieux typiques de la ville et des célèbres caves du VIN DE PORTO. ENVIRRONEMENT MONUMENTS. Dans les proximitées on peut visiter: le Palais de la Bourse; l’église de S. Francisco; le marché Ferreira Borges; la gare de S. Bento; la Tour des Clérigos; la Sé Cathédrale; l’église des Congregados; l’Avenue des Aliados; l'église du Carmo; les ponts Eiffel; parmis beaucoups d’autres. Encore dans les proximitées se trouvent d’autres éspaces emblématiques, tels que: le Musée Nationale Soares dos Reis; les Jardins et Palais de Cristal; la bibliothèque Almeida Garret; la librairie Lello; la Maison de la Musique; les Galeries d’Art de Miguel Bombarda; les cafés Magestic et Guarany. Le CENTRE DE VILLE, se situe à quelques centaines de mètres, où, à part des établissements de commerce traditionnel (Rue de Sta. Catarina) et des centres commerciaux, se trouvent de multiples infrastructures de restauration, pour tous les goûts; des bars; des discothéques; des théatres; des cinemas; et toutes les autres zones d’amusements et de diversion nocturnes (quartier du Rectorat de l' Université; café Piolho - étudiants; rues de Galerias de Paris, Cândido dos Reis, Conde de Vizela, etc.). Les plages: Foz do Douro, Matosinhos et Leça, ainsi que l'immense zone arborisée et lacustre du Parque Occidentale de la Ville, ne se trouvent pas loin non plus, avec accés facile et rapide, en voiture ou en autobus (15 minutes). Parkings : 3 options: 1. En sous-sol à 100 mètres; 2. En garage à 250 mètres; 3. À l' exterieur à 5oo mètres. Stations : Bus et Taxis, juste en face de l'immeuble. Tramway : À 100 mètres. Metro : À 10 minutes à pied (S. Bento). Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 36689/ALMore
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Adérito A
Languages spoken:Portuguese, English, French, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2016
Interaction with guestsTotal availability for the accompaniment of the visitors: 1. Since the first contact. 2. Details on the reservation. 3. Travel to the Historic Center of Porto and up to the "PRM" apartment (information on the means of transport from the airport: metro, taxis, etc.). 4. If by car, info on the best way to go for more directly to arrive at the PRM "apartment 5. Reception.Oxport wine cocktail service and canapés, beers, juices, milk, etc. Conversation on the details of use of the apartment and its equipment Proportionate comfort Information on the city of Porto (typical places, restaurants frequented by locals, shopping, etc.) 6. Follow up of the stay, and return.
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Reviewed 19 September 2018

Brilliant location in the heart of Porto. Super capsule apartment for two. Parking is close over the bridge. A great location for exploring Porto and Vila Nova on foot. So many bars and restaurants in the area. Adérito took good care of us on arrival,...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Traveler672634, VR Owner at 'Porto Ribeira Moments' apartment, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2018

Many thanks Dick for your kind words concerning the apartment and myself! But indeed our goal is: "Better than get guests, is make good friends all over the world".

Reviewed 5 November 2017

The apartment was perfect for my needs: clean, very comfortable, fully outfitted and conveniently located in a charming building in historic Porto. Aderito is the perfect host, and fully merits the high ratings he receives for his assistance and concern for his guests. He provided...More

Date of stay: October 2017
1  Thank Exploration570156
Management response:Responded 11 November 2017

Many thanks Pamela for this so favorable review, but I point out that our procedure for our guests is according to our spirit: "Better than get guests our goal is to make friends all over the world". Nevertheless I must express how I appreciated the...More

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Date of stay: December 2015
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Date of stay: September 2015
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Date of stay: May 2015
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Safe
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Cycling Trips
Ceiling Fans
TV
City Getaway
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Secure Parking
Internet Access
Toaster
Staffed Property
Cooker
Central Heating
Water Views
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Waterfront
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Boat Available
Elevator/Lift access
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
MONUMENTS. Nearby, walking away, you can visit: the Stock Exchange; S. Francisco church; Ferreira Borges market; S. Bento railway station; the tour of Clérigos; the Sé Cathedral; Congregados church; Aliados Avenue; Carmo church; the Eiffel bridges; as many others. Also within a walk, you can find other emblematic spaces, as : the Nationale museum of Soares dos Reis; Cristal gardens; the Almeida Garret library ; Lello library ; the House of Music ; art galleries of Miguel Bombarda; Magestic and Guarany coffees. Of course in the city center (some hundred meters away) you'll have, besides commercial streets (Rue de Sta. Catarina) ; many restaurants, and little taverns; bars; discosounds; théaters; cinemas; and all kind of night spots and amusements (district o...
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GPS Coordinates: N 41º 08' 28,61' or +41,1412810º W 08º 36' 41,96' or -08,6133210º
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