About this listing
Ideally located in the historic center of Porto, balcony facing directly the Douro River. Property in the area classified world heritage by UNESCO.
Across the Douro River, the Port Wine cellars.Numerous restaurants and bars in the immediate vicinity
Apartment in the heart of Porto, in the Ribeira quay. Balcony with magnificent views over the River Douro. Recently renovated. Very near: bank, supermarket, bakery and many restaurants as well as many tourist attractions.
The apartment has 45 m2 and consists of a lounge / bedroom with balcony overlooking the Douro River, with double bed and extra bed if necessary. At the other side of the staircase it also a private bathroom with shower and another room / kitchen with balcony over Rua da Fonte Taurina, one of the oldest streets in the city of Porto. The kitchen is equipped with electric plate, refrigerator, microwave with electric oven, coffee machine, toaster etc...
The apartment comprises the entire top (third) floor of the building, with fully equipped kitchen and own private bathroom.
The access is by stairs and it is not suitable for disabled.
Interaction with guests
Guests have a personalized welcome by the host, with explanations about the city, the quarter of Ribeira, suggested tours, transportation, etc.. .
Ribeira is the ex-libris of Porto. Major tourist spot of the city, close to major tourist attractions, with the wine cellars of Porto right in front. And keeps the traditional experience of the city. Many traditional restaurants.
From the airport:
a) Metro: follow the "metro" signs. On leaving the arrivals hall go to level -1 and at the end of the corridor there are machines to buy tickets. Buy one ticket per person (choose Z4 - price per person € 2,45 , including 0.60 of the ticket that you can recharge. A metro every 30 minutes between 6:00 to 0:30. Do not forget to validate your ticket at the machine which is just before the escalator to go up on the platform. in Trindade (station when you arrive 27 minutes after leaving the airport) you will have buses 900, 901 or 906 (stop just meters from the metro station down the street without crossing any street). Validate on the bus the same ticket you bought at metro which will be valid for 1:15. Exit at 4th stop ("Palacio da Bolsa") after a short trip of 5-7 minutes. The apartment is 3 minutes walk.
b) taxi ask the driver to go to the Hotel Pestana (Ribeira). Then just mount the stone staircase which is located to the left of the entrance door of the hotel - you'll be on the "wall" and the house is about half the wall.
By train: 500m from the railway station (Porto São Bento). Walk down the street or take bus in front of the station and exit at the 3rd stop "Ribeira".
By car: Ribeira, at the border of the river Douro and near D. Bridge Luis I. Public parking within 100m.
Other things to note
Apartment officially registered in Portuguese Tourist office.
Flexible time of arrival (to be agreed).
Non-smoking apartment, smoking possibility at the two balconies.
Before and after cleaning included in the price.
Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.
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