Heroísmo II
Hosted by Nuno
Nuno is the host.
2 guests
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bed
1 bath
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My goal is for you to have your days with the most comfort i can propose. I want you to taste all the feelings in Porto, as our food, as our best places, our best pointviews. I just love to help you enjoying this beautiful city :)

The space

“Ilhas” (islands) are a type of construction that appeared in city of Porto in the 19th century and still exist today.
They were the solution found to answer the need for housing, that increased with the migration of workers from the rural space to the industrial city.
“Ilhas” were constructed by the employers and were usually located in the back of the employer’s houses. They are made of rows of 10/12 single-storer houses, with approximately 15m2 are each, placed along a narrow corridor.
This typology appeared due to the kind of land subdivision used by that time. The lot was 25 spans, 5,5 m wide and could reach 100m long. with toilets located at the end of the plot serving all the houses…

The industrialisation of the city led to a demographic growth which in turn led to this kind of housing spreading all over the city, specially near the industries. In the beginning of the 20th century 30% of Oporto’s population was living in “Ilhas”.

The low wages of the workers allowed them to live only in the cheapest types of housing available and those were the “Ilhas”.
My apartments are situated in one of those restored.

Guest access

You can enjoy all area outdoor, and off course, the apartment you will reserve.

Interaction with guests

I'm always available to help as much as I can for my guests to spend a wonderful time in Porto.

Wireless Internet

Weekly Discount: 10%
Weekend Price £83 / night
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Sleeping arrangements
Common spaces
1 queen bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)
Check in time is 3PM - 10PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)

I ask all the care with:
- Noise from the 22 hours, especially when it comes to reach the apartment.
With decorative objects, furniture, bedding and bath, care in the handling of kitchen equipment.
I am always available to answer any questions.


Safety features
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay

7 Reviews

Check In
Martina User Profile
August 2016
Francisca and Mariana have been great hosts! They provided us with a lot of insider suggestions on things to do (and eat) in Porto, which helped us live the city the way people from Porto do. The flat was cozy and literally seconds away from the metro stop, or a 15/20 min walk from the city centre. We would recommand them.

Rafik User Profile
April 2016
Was honestly the best airbnb experience i had.great service. Francisca and nuno gave me all the details of how making my stay in porto wonderful. The appartment was perfect in a nice safe location. Thanks again guys!

Jakub User Profile
March 2016
It was great. 10 minutes walking from train station and 15 to city centre. Apartment is beautiful, with everything we needed and more. Other thing is great communication with Nuno and Francisca, every time available, every time helpful. Check in by Francisca was amazing, explaining whole Porto, we got great tips and that is what you can dream of check in. Thank you for this experience.
Nuno User Profile
Response from Nuno:
Hi Jakub! Thank you very much for your feedback. I'm happy you enjoyed the apartment :)
March 2016

Tom User Profile
March 2016
Nuno went out of his way to make me feel welcome and give me a very extensive review of the sites that were walkable. Super clean, new Ikea finished private room w a pretty ingenious renovation w mirrored glass to let as much day light in as possible while maintaining privacy. A great deal with a genuinely kind host who was nice enough to arrange an airport pick-up for me. I can't recommend this place enough. Thanks Nuno. Thanks Porto!

Luis User Profile
July 2017
El apartamento está bastante bien para pasar un par de días, hay algún ruido pero soportable, es muy pequeño pero funcional. NO HAY párking como dice el anuncio y está un poco lejos de la zona turística, pero ni está mal. Las chicas que lo atienden fueron muy cordiales y correctas.

Cristina User Profile
April 2016
Todo perfecto, los anfitriones súper majos y muy atentos y la situación de la casa esta genial.

Marlene User Profile
February 2016
Um apartamento pequeno mas com tudo o que é preciso. Staff sempre pronto a ajudar e muito prestável, forneceram-nos todas as informações e pontos de interesse. Sem dúvida um local a recomendar.
Nuno User Profile
Response from Nuno:
Olá Marlene! Muito obrigado pelo seu feedback tão positivo, espero que tenham gostado imenso de visitar o Porto :) Serão sempre bem-vindos!!
February 2016

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Nuno User Profile

The apartments has all the things to provide you a perfect days in Porto. It is located in a very central area, inside a typical oporto building.
I will give you lots of informations about Porto, my personal tips, and I'll always be available to help you with anything. All I want is for you to go home knowing Porto and inevitably loving the city! :)

Languages: English, Español, Português
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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