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Holiday Inn Porto Gaia

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Solihull
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

An excellent welcome more akin to a family run hotel, we had the benefit of a river view room. The hotel sits atop the hill opposite Porto so this ensured great views of the city and the Atlantic Ocean. Large room with everything you'd need

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Staffordshire Moorlands
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Its a bit out of town, but in easy walking distance of the Metro. Great rooms and friendly service. Food is definitely a feature of this hotel. Rooms are spacious and well-equipped. Great lobby and bar. You can walk to the Port houses if you want, but coming back you may want to get a taxi.

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West Sussex
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have recently returned from our first visit to this fantastic city which is perfect for a short 3 or 4 day break. The Holiday Inn is a lovely hotel and recently refurbished to a very high standard overlooking Porto on the south side of the river surrounded by many famous port houses down the hill from the hotel towards the...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here four nights on a work trip, & every single member of staff should be given a pay rise for their friendliness & desire to please. The food in the restaurant & bar is also excellent. Whilst here I visited the spa several times, & again, the women there were charming & accommodating, including with my companion who was...

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Boston, MA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff were incredibly friendly. The restaurant was good, and the lobby and conference facilities were great. The rooms were pretty rundown, though. Be careful stepping into the tub. My wife and I both fell, and luckily only ended up with huge bruises on our legs. The gym was not great, but at least there was a gym. The elliptical...

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Porto Gaia, responded to this review

Dear madhattergreen, Thank you for posting a review about your stay with us. It is good to know that you found our staff to be very courteous and our hotel lobby and conference facilities commendable. However, I would like to apologize for not meeting your expectations regarding our bathroom tub and room condition. Safety is one of our topmost priority....

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was there for two nights, the room was excellent, high standard of cleaning, very good room service and excellent desk help. I would definitely recommend this place. The restaurant has a range of local foods which was very nice.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Restaurant and bar staff went an extra mile to make my 4-year old daughter's birthday very special. Compliments to the chef as the cake was so yummy! Tomas and Pedro (hope I got the names right) were amazing. They looked after us every evening. I could not imagine a better service. My daughters keep talking about you even now when...

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Reviewed 3 February 2017

This is a good choice if you want to visit Porto and the North of Portugal. This is a high quality 4 star hotel with a very good price-quality ratio. I had a car when visiting Porto and staying in this hotel was very convenient. I took the car to the riverside of Vila Nova de Gaia, left the car...

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Tiago P, Revenue Manager at Holiday Inn Porto Gaia, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comment regarding Holiday Inn Porto Gaia. We appreciate you taking the time to make us aware of your delightful experience during your recent stay. We are always pleased to receive praise and acknowledgement of such a positive nature. It is truly rewarding when a guest recognizes our team’s efforts and takes the time to...

Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Wonderful stay, beautiful hotel with superb quality and scoring high on every aspect. But the staff is what really crowns this Holiday Inn with its amazing service. Definitely a place to go back to on a future Gaia/Porto visit.

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Tiago P, Revenue Manager at Holiday Inn Porto Gaia, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comment regarding Holiday Inn Porto Gaia. We appreciate you taking the time to make us aware of your delightful experience during your recent stay. We are always pleased to receive praise and acknowledgement of such a positive nature. It is truly rewarding when a guest recognizes our team’s efforts and takes the time to...

Esbjerg, Denmark
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This hotel is very close to the airport and very good, breakfast excellent, and nice staff Only problem is you have to pay for parking if you have a rental car. The area is perfect and close to many locations, please if you rent a car have the pay system for the motorways as this a nightmare if you dont...

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Tiago P, Revenue Manager at Holiday Inn Porto Gaia, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comment regarding Holiday Inn Porto Gaia. We appreciate you taking the time to make us aware of your delightful experience during your recent stay. We are always pleased to receive praise and acknowledgement of such a positive nature. It is truly rewarding when a guest recognizes our team’s efforts and takes the time to...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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Food & Friends - Holiday Inn Porto Gaia
Food & Friends - Holiday Inn Porto Gaia
Cuisines: European, Portuguese
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Choose the Holiday Inn Porto Gaia and enjoy the magnificent views over the Vila Nova Gaia and Porto cities. The Holiday Inn Porto Gaia is a four star deluxe hotel located in the heart of Vila Nova de Gaia - Porto. The hotel is only a short distance from the worldwide famous port wine cellars, the historical city center of Oporto, blue flag beaches and also train and metro station. We welcome you into our inviting and ample lobby where you can enjoy different sensations. Try the flavors of typical Portuguese food in our restaurant and bar "Food & Friends." Our rooms and suites are the perfect place to disconnect from the outside world and appreciate the small details like the complimentary internet access. Our executive floor located on the 22nd floor is an experience that you need to try. All the bedrooms located in this floor have access to the executive lounge, to the gym and the amazing panoramic view over the river Douro and the cities of Vila Nova de Gaia e Porto. The hotel Holiday Inn is the perfect choice for your meeting or event. We have at your disposal a congress center with 1500 m2 and 16 meeting rooms equipped with stat of the art audiovisual technology and a group of specialized professionals that will help you. Its strategic location with Porto Congress center, the short distance from the Trade Fair Centers - Exponor and Europarque and the airport Sá Carneiro make Holiday Inn Porto Gaia the perfect choice for leisure as well as business trips. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Porto Gaia

Address: Rua Diogo Macedo 220, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-107, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Vila Nova de Gaia
Price Range: €73 - €194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Holiday Inn Porto Gaia 4*
Number of rooms: 179
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Porto Gaia Hotel Vila Nova De Gaia
Melia Hotel Gaia Porto
Sol Melia Gaia Porto
Holiday Inn Porto Gaia Portugal/Vila Nova De Gaia
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia
#2 Spa Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia
#2 Romantic Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia
#2 Luxury Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia
#2 Family Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia
#5 Business Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia
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“I believe that all the rooms are great. Better views the higher you go.”
  • Cloudy view over the city towards the Atlantic
 of 5 bubbles Mike_from_Staffs, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing to the north have views of Porto and the higher the floor, the better the view.”
 of 5 bubbles RichWestSussex, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms seemed of equal standard. Ours had a kitchenette (un equipped)”
 of 5 bubbles Capability_Brown, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you want the gym, get room 22. Some rooms were in a completely separate wing.”
 of 5 bubbles madhattergreen, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“believe all rooms are the same good quality”
 of 5 bubbles rpt1968, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
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