Sleep in the clouds of Porto

If you are looking for a place to rest and enjoy your time in the city, Porto is nowadays one of the cities that has the best offers in terms of local accommodations and hotels. The city experienced, in the last few years, some profound changes for attending the needs of those who come to visit Porto.

Torel 1884 Suites & Apartments is a modern hotel that offers luxury accommodations and it is situated in the historic building of an emblematic palace from the end of the XIX century. It is located in the center of the city, with 12 rooms and 11 apartments, decorated with exotic themes inspired in the trips of the Portuguese sailors through Africa, Asia and America.

A hotel with 10 lovely rooms and an author restaurant at the same time, is Cocorico – Luxury Guesthouse and Restaurant,  a testimony of a long history of love and friendship between France and Portugal. Situated in an old building near praça da Batalha, well restored and respecting the original design, it stands out with an elegant decoration of Marie Christine Mecoen, filled with details.

Inaugured at the end of 2016, myhomeinporto is a guesthouse with just 3 rooms, but filled with details of finesse that make difference. Juan de Mayoralgo, the owner, likes to spoil his guests with homemade cake, serving breakfast and dinner in the garden every time the weather allows them, or in the cozy dining room, utilizing local products like broa de Avintes, fresh bread, Portuguese cheese, and seasonal fruit.

With an intimate atmosphere, unique architecture and privileged location, Duas Portas (‘Two Doors’) is one of those spaces that delight us and are worth to try in Porto, for those who like to stay in a different and welcoming place, with all the commodities of a hotel, but with ‘something more’: they have a personalized service, considerate and attentive to their guests.

A building from the second half of the XIX century, located in the most modern neighborhood of the city, well known for its artistic atmosphere, with art galleries and creative studios, restaurants and alternative stores, it was amazingly well-restored:  A Bela Aurora.

With a stunning view, the Oh! Porto apartments is an original option to take into consideration if you want your visit to be different, allowing you to experience the unique emotions of being and living like a true ‘tripeiro’  in a house that is decorated with a contemporary and minimalistic design. At the intersection of the old staircase das Verdades and Barredo we find Casa dos Arcos, a building that was renovated preserving the exterior elements and the same gave life to four wonderful and modern apartments – the  Apartamentos Arco with a typology T0 and T2– and a wine bar, with a welcoming atmosphere. With a privileged view to Ribeira, to Ponte D. Luís I and the Douro River, where the positions of the sun become a different experience.

There are some other places to try, like the Gallery Hostel, also inside the São Bento Train Station you can find The Passenger Hostel . Urban Garden Porto Central Hostel located in Santo Ildefonso, Porto, 300 m from Bolhão Market and 500 m from Coliseu do Porto. The property has a 200m2 garden and also traditional stone walls from the XIX century.

Yes! Porto Hostel is an animated hostel located in a fully removed building, 50 m from Clérigo Tower. Best Guest Porto Hostel also located in a renovated building in the historic center of Porto, in the area classified as World Heritage by UNESCO. Finally, but not least important, Being Porto Hostel situated in Porto at 100m from Mercado Ferreira Borges and at 200m from Palacio da Bolsa and only a few meters from Avenida dos Aliados,  Ponte D. Luis I and from Ribeira, World Heritage of UNESCO.

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