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Esplanada Castelo 58 Foz do Douro, Porto 4150-196 Portugal
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  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
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#65 of 152 hotels in Porto
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Hotel Boa-Vista reserves for you the privilege of being the only Hotel in Foz, the noble part of the city, where the Douro river meets the Atlantic ocean. Here you are far away from the hustle and bustle, but close enough to everything.The Historic Centre can be quickly reached along the waterfront, offering views of the natural beauty of the river and its imposing bridges.When returning to Foz, you can enjoy the walk between the river and the sea, cross the romantic Passeio Alegre garden and admire the 16th century architecture of S. Joao Fort, just across from the hotel. After the piers and lighthouses at the Douro’s bar, the sophisticated atmosphere of the modern outdoor cafes overlooking the sea is well worth a visit.
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Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
Beach
Children's television networks
Taxi service
Conference facilities
Wifi
Rooftop pool
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary tea
Meeting rooms
Rooftop terrace
Baggage storage
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Shoeshine
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Minibar
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Telephone
Bottled water
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
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Bay View
Mid-range
Languages Spoken
English, French, Portuguese
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Sofia K wrote a review Aug 2021
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This is one of the worst hotels I have stayed ever. The hotel has a nice location (view on the ocean and when the weather is good, it is pretty cool to sit at the terrace). The hotel is very old, everything in the bathroom was leaking (the bath, the toilet). Although there was a proper bath in the room, we could not fill it with water. When requested to take a look at the problem, the cleaning lady asked twice if we want to take a bath and when I said: "No, just shower" she replied "Well, if you want to take a bath you should ask for another room". Breakfast is the same everyday and fruits are not fresh ever. Very limited choice as well. We had to ask multiple times to get tooth paste renewed in the room. The room itself was very small and no good ventilation either (all the cloth was always wet due to the humidity). I had the feeling we got the most horrible room in the whole building. Reception workers close the doors at night, so when coming back from the city after midnight we had to wait at the entrance for someone to open the front door to us. There is a swimming pool at the terrace which is not warmed up so when it is raining, you can't swim there either which is a pity. Would have made so much more sense to heat it and also clean the water every now and then. I would not recommend this accommodation to anyone.
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Date of stay: August 2021
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AOP wrote a review Feb 2020
Dún Laoghaire, Ireland7 contributions7 helpful votes
Roof top swimming pool, great for morning or afternoon swim. Rooms are nice and clean, very high stantard for 3 star hotel. Breakfast needs to improve., lovely restaurants near by. Half an hour walk to the city center, but with a nice view.
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Date of stay: May 2019
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Uptown Vagabond wrote a review Feb 2020
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When we arrived there was head splitting renovation. My wife was sick and we needed someplace where she could rest. The staff we belligerent and suggested there was something wrong with us because we didn't want to spend the whole day out. Greedy, unethical. Clearly many of the other guests were equally disturbed.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Jürgen wrote a review Nov 2019
Wallis Island4 contributions4 helpful votes
Not in the City, yet just a short busride or a nostalgic tram ride from downtown and even closer to the great fish restaurants in Matesinhos. Unbeatable location and one of the rare Porto hotels actually on the sea. Add to this nice, comfortable rooms, a pool on the roof, and a stunning view - and you will be happy.
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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ednamol wrote a review Nov 2019
Dorchester, United Kingdom3 contributions4 helpful votes
We were absolutely gutted when we saw our room.So so disappointing. So overpriced and staff unhelpful and one receptionist incredibly rude. We booked a twin room at the front of the property which we paid a supplement for. However we got a room looking directly at a brick wall and the rooms opposite. However the management insisted that it was a room at the front and insulted our intelligence be not taking our complaint seriously. . Do not believe the photos on the website. We had to keep the net curtains closed to give a little privacy. The view from the terrace is good but this property is very outdated. Horrible dark,dingy room. Had to have the lamps on in the middle of the day. Bathrooms have mouldy grouting and the pool has a thick scum layer around the walls. We didn't venture in. Supposed to have tea and coffee making facilities but we got one teabag and one sachet of coffee and no milk per day. Too bad if you both want tea!!
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Date of stay: August 2019
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PRICE RANGE
US$75 - US$127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
boa vista hotel porto, hotel boa vista
LOCATION
PortugalNorthern PortugalPorto DistrictPorto
NUMBER OF ROOMS
71
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Boa Vista
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Boa Vista?
Nearby attractions include Farol Molhe do Douro (0.3 km), Praia do Carneiro (0.3 km), and Farolim de Felgueiras (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Boa Vista?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Boa Vista?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Boa Vista?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, a lounge, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Boa Vista?
Yes, paid private parking on-site is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Boa Vista?
Conveniently located restaurants include Dona Picanha Rodizio, Tentacoes no Prato, and Pedro Lemos Restaurante.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Boa Vista?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Boa Vista?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Hotel Boa Vista offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and conference facilities during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Boa Vista?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, and Portuguese.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Boa Vista?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Palacio da Bolsa (4.9 km), Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) (5.3 km), and Igreja de São Francisco (5.0 km).