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Istanbul, Turkey
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 26 October 2015

Location is perfect.,Room is big enough and well decorated,kitchen has everything and well organised.Bathroom is OK. Portosense is really a fantastic place to spend 2-3 days Porto city tour.You will feel that you are living in the heart of old city against the Douro River.

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Los Angeles, CA
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Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

Good place right in the middle of the main attractions. Close to the river and fabulous views. The management is very accommodating and the apartment is very clean and spacious. We had the top floor and it was roomy for two but could I be for 3-4people. Lovely decor and has all the things you need. Note bathroom might be... More 

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Burlington, Ontario, Canada
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 5 October 2015

If you want a sense of being part of the atmosphere of Porto, choose this apartment. The room was spacious and clean with quaint charm of the building and the surroundings. The windows open right up to full-scale living with the action of the streets. It is great walking distance to the square as well as the other side of... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 September 2015

This has to be the nicest apartment I've stayed in. Perched atop a tower right in the middle of the Ribeira district, it has wonderful views of the river from the balcony and is situated within range of a great selection of restaurants, bars and cafes. Because it is on a busy square, it can be quite noisy first thing... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 21 September 2015

We stayed at Portosense apartments for 7 nights and had a great time. The views from the top floor are amazing. The apartment block is situated right in the middle of the Praça de Ribeira and very close to restaurants, bars and historic sights. The port cellars are just a stroll across the bridge. The staff couldn't have been more... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Hands down the best location to stay in Porto. Fifty meters from the river Douro, on a very nice square with cafetaria's and restaurants. Great apartment with a very nice atmosphere. Very friendly and helpful owners. Absolutely value for your money.

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Reviewed 1 September 2015

Absolutely stunning and modern apartment with excellent views of the Ouro River and overlooking Praca da Ribeira. Can't be more central than this location. Very private and modern apartment. Just beautiful. Highly recommend this accommodation. Very helpful staff arranged transport to and from airport ( thanks Claudia)

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Agana, Mariana Islands
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Reviewed 9 August 2015

We wanted to be right on the Unesco World Heritage site of the Rebeira looking at the Douro River while drinking a glass of port wine in the comfort of our own place. Porto Sense was perfect. The studio was much larger than a hotel room because of the extra kitchen space. The building is historic and a landmark in... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 21 July 2015

My wife and I spent two nights at Portosense in June 2015 while on an extended visit to Spain and Portugal. We could not have been more pleased with the apartment - we were in the penthouse overlooking Plaza Ribera - and the location. The apartment is modern, bright and beautifully equipped. Plaza Ribera is right on the river and... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
2 reviews
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Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

This apartment is truly amazing. The location is the best if you are visiting town! Right in the centre of the centre.. What is it that you need more? An amazing view over the river? Great bed? A clean apartment.. Well you have it al here! We will come back very soon!

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PortoSense apartments are ideal for a romantic getaway, family holiday, group of friends or simply a work trip.We offer privacy, space and comfort with the added-value of feeling as if you were in your own home.In Praça da Ribeira, a stone-throw away from the River Douro, you can feel the History: in the fourteenth Century the naval construction filled this port and these narrow streets with movement. It is one of the most visited places by tourists.The recently renovated PortoSense building is easily recognized by the magnificent fountain from the eighteenth century which stands outside it, built in the 1780’s and decorated with Portugal’s Coat of Arms. Cook your own meals in an intimate and relaxed environment, or go out and enjoy the huge variety of restaurants, bars, tapas and typical taverns which you will find nearby by walking through the Cais da Ribeira, up to the Mercado das Flores, Infante, in the direction of the city centre, into Avenida dos Aliados, Praça S. Domingos, Rua Galerias de Paris, where you can be surprised with live music and a very fun nightlife. ... more   less 

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Address: Rua dos Mercadores 3, Porto 4050-375, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Porto
Price Range: €93 - €112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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