nice balcony, great view!
Heritage Apart &Balcony_Historic Trendy Downtown 1
Heritage Apart &Balcony_Historic Trendy Downtown 1

Entire home/flat

4 guests

1 bedroom

3 beds

Entire home/flat

4 guests

1 bedroom

3 beds

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About this listing

In Porto historic and trendy downtown, this Heritage Apartment & Balcony (sleeps 2-4) is located in a fully renovated historic building with elevator, walking distance to Clerigos Tower, Lello Bookshop and Praça Liberdade (main square), in the most trendy artsy neighborhood. With 1 bedroom (2 single beds), living-room (sofa-bed), sunny balcony, fully equipped kitchen, modern wc with shower, it's ideal for couples and family. Very central, yet quiet, it is the perfect stay for holidays & romance!

The space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 3
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Room type: Entire home/flat


Extra people: £9 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee: £18
Security Deposit: £90
Weekly Discount: 10%
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The space

This Heritage Apartment with Balcony is located on the 3rd floor, in a XIX century historic building fully renovated, with elevator. The guests can enjoy the authenticity of an historic townhouse with the comfort of a modern design apartment. It has a twin bedroom (2 single beds 90x200cm). It has a living-room with a sofa bed (140x200cm, sleeps 2), and a long balcony along all the facade, perfect for a sunny breakfast or a drink in the evening. It has a kitchenette full equipped, and a modern bathroom with shower. It is very sunny, overviewing Porto city roofscape!
Located in the historic and heritage downtown, it is central, yet quiet for a relaxed stay! Miguel Bombarda street is the epicenter of the art district in Porto, so you will find a very creative and inspiring neighborhood, with young designers, artists, and a good selection of shops, restaurants and cafés. It is around the corner to Clerigos Tower and the Lello Bookshop, and the most livable city life in Porto.
For a couple, family with children, or a group of friends is perfect for holidays, business and romance!

Guest access

- Twin bedroom (2 single beds 90x200cm)
- Living-room with sofa-bed (140x200, sleeps 2)
- Kitchen equipped with all cooking utilities (stove, oven, fridge, freezer, microwave, toaster, kettle, washing machine)
- Bathroom with shower, hair dryer, towel radiator, and shower gel
- Dressing room in the bedroom, with iron and ironing board
- Free bed linen and towels
- Electric heating
- Balcony in the living-room and the bedroom
- Free Fast Wi-Fi, TV with international channels, DVD
- Some books and cds

Interaction with guests

We will kindly receive our guests, assuring they will have all they need for a very nice stay! Gastronomic and cultural tips will also be happily provided.
A bottle of Portuguese wine will be our welcoming gift.

The neighbourhood

Heritage Apartment with Balcony is located in Porto's art district, in downtown historical area. In a creative neighborhood with young designers and nice shops, it is 5 min. walking to Clérigos Tower, Lello Bookshop, 10 min. walking to Praça Liberdade (main square), and around 20min. walking to the river Douro and the Cathedral area. All the emblematic places are at walking distance, as well as nice Parks to relax.
Although being around the corner to the most livable area in town (restaurants, cafés and night life area), Design Apartment it is still quiet enough to provide you a relaxed stay in the most trendy area in Porto - a perfect combination!

Getting around

Coming from the airport, you may take the metro and exit at Lapa metro station.
You will have to walk Cedofeita street circa 10-15 minutes and you'll find Miguel Bombarda street on your right. Everybody knows the street, so you won't miss it! I will send you detailed information after the booking.

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 3PM

- Pets not allowed
- Smoking is not allowed inside the apartment.
- Please leave the apartment as you found it (take the waste out, turn all lights and heating off, close the windows, and the balcony door).
- After one week, free cleaning, towels and linen. Extra cleaning will be available on request, with extra fee (20€).
- Check-out before 12am/ check-in after 15h (other timing on request).
- Late check-in fee (from 23:00 to 8:00): 10€ (cash)
- Refundable deposit: 100€



Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.

Safety features
Fire extinguisher
First aid kit

2 nights minimum stay

101 Reviews

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Jason User Profile
May 2017
Best AirBnB experience we have ever had. The place, spotless, the communication, responsive and thoughtful, the value unbelievable. We loved that Alexandria's friend Carolina spent at least 30 minutes showing us all her recommendations on a map of Porto. The restaurant she suggested, adega s nicola, reminded us of restaurants in Portofino, fresh fish, great wines and Ports, and delightful service. All the people of Porto were so welcoming. We definitely plan to come back!

Rebecca User Profile
May 2017
What a wonderful place ! We loved the apartment , it was comfortable , great style and ambiance , awesome little patio table/chairs to take in the view up and down the street . Kitchen was perfectly stocked with what you needed , beds super comfortable and ideal location . We were very happy and wished we had a few more days in Porto - make sure to stay long enough to enjoy the city . Great communication with Alexandra , she had a nice guide for guests , the whole experience , wonderful !!

Cécile User Profile
May 2017
I fell in love with Alexandra's flat and I wished I had stayed longer! It's a small apartment but the space is very cleverly used and it's all decorated with lots of taste. It's well located and has shops and restaurants at short walking distance. We didn't meet Alexandra but were welcomed by Francisco who was very welcoming and took the time to share tips and addresses with us. Definitely a great Airbnb address that we will re-use if we visit Porto again in the future!
Alexandra User ProfileAlexandra is a superhost.
Response from Alexandra:
Thank you! You'll always be welcome here!
May 2017

Paul User ProfilePaul is a superhost.
April 2017
A truly delightful apartment. Well designed, finished, equipped and located ... and all immaculately clean. I was met by the host's friend, Carolina, who provided a brilliant crash-course in the touristic and culinary highlights of Porto - the purchased guide book was immediately redundant. I already want to go back ...

Simon User Profile
March 2017
Very well equipped apartment and perfect for 2 people. High quality beds, which is always a plus. Within walking distance of the metro and the centre of Porto. We had a great stay there and recommend Alexandra’s place highly.

Sam User Profile
March 2017
You would be hard pushed to find a better Airbnb in any city, not just Porto. The flat is a perfect little spot in a cool yet comfortable neighbourhood. Alexandra’s communication from out first contact through to her welcome on arrival was above and beyond and she made us feel very welcome. Would stay here again if I returned.

Jose Manuel User Profile
March 2017
The apartment is GREAT, close to everything, clean, centric, etc. Communication also was perfect.

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Alexandra User ProfileAlexandra is a superhost.


I am an architect and independent curator based in Porto. I have studied and lived in Berlin, Zurich and Paris, and it is always a pleasure to welcome guests from all over the world and share with them what I know about Porto!
Hopefully, this city will be one of those places you will not forget!

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Response time: within an hour
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