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Reviewed 10 October 2016

Economy room on street level is very noisy (believe me - passing cars and people upstairs are like in your room). Although it has a private bathroom (obviously other economy rooms don't) I wouldn't ever stay there again. We changed it to double room during our stay. This room faced the garden backside, was very nice and quiet (we could... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

Lovely comfortable Guest House, very accommodating staff, very clean, about 10 /15 mins walk from city centre, up and down hill walking. No tea or coffee in rooms but water and snacks available on request, fresh bread and home made jams for breakfast with fresh fruit too, juice and plenty of tea and coffee.

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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This is a nice little hotel. It is an adapted old house, and rooms are decorated with handycraft objects and furniture. It is located on a busy and noisy street, but double windows keep the room silent at night. The staff is kind and attentive, and a reasonable breakfast (breads, coffee, juice, some fruits and housemade fruit jam) can be... More 

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Thank Roque S
Devizes, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Simple and tidy inner city budget accommodation close to the center of Porto, with everything in easy walking distance. Stylish character rooms and friendly staff. Perfect for a couple of nights stay in this exquisite city with your lover.

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Thank Kit_and_Polly
Seattle
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

I was looking for an inexpensive place to spend a few nights and Alvares Cabral Guest House was perfect. I got a shared bathroom, but if you're looking for something nicer they have it. The family that owns it are lovely, interesting people and have some great recommendations. Porto is great and I'd stay here again for sure.

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay and the excellent WiFi. The host is welcoming and gave us good ideas for our first venture into the city with a discount/glass of wine in specific restaurants. The Guest House is well situated for easy walking access to the centre and the transport system (Trinidade metro). The house is a fine old town house with... More 

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8 reviews
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

It is a nice place, but we stayed in two guest houses as a part of our trip. And in terms of price and quality this one was not the best one. Location isn't good , and unfortunately , our room smelled slightly as basement. And highlight of the trip - our washroom didn't have a door which you can... More 

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Thank Kateryna P
Slovakia
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Reviewed 25 May 2016

Me and my girlfriend spent three nights in this guest house and we were very satisfied. It´s situated about 10 minutes walk from the centre and metro/bus. The room was nice and clean, bed was comfortable. Staff was very friendly and helpful. There is also garden and small kitchen, where breakfast is served. We had a very nice stay here... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Excellent place to stay for the value. Good location despite the fact it is at the top of the city. It takes 30min to get to Luis Bridge. Our room was very warm and cozy and the bed was very comfortable. Staff is very helpful, kind and friendly. They planned our visit and they even put a heater in our... More 

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Canton of Basel, Switzerland
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Reviewed 18 December 2015

For my husband and I, this was our first visit to Portugal and it couldn't have been better. Our stay at the Alvares Cabral Guest House was everything we could have asked for. We stayed in a double room, with a private bathroom. The house was very clean and so was our room. The hosts were also very helpful and... More 

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Alvares Cabral Guest House is located near Oporto's centre, a 5-minute walk from Trindade Metro Station (with connection to airport). It offers free Wi-Fi and a 24-hour reception.Alvares Cabral offers a range of rooms to suit different budgets. The rooms have either shared or private bathroom facilities.Parking is available on-site or in a secure garage in the same street upon request. Francisco Sa Carneiro Airport is 15 minutes' drive and a shuttle service is also available upon request.The main sights are 1 km away from the guest house, including Casa da Musica. Sao Bento Train Station is 20 minutes' walk. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Alvares Cabral Guest House

Address: Rua de Alvares Cabral 341, Porto 4050-041, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Porto
Price Range: $38 - $88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Alvares Cabral Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Our room was at the top of the stairs in the entrance, but was quiet, no problems, for us with noise on the main street.”
 of 5 bubbles 755Chris, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“bring ear plugs (if you're a light sleeper)”
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 of 5 bubbles Tamarka, 2 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Upper floor is better - it's cosier and less subject to noise penetration.”
 of 5 bubbles Strazdus, 2 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Towards the garden area, though I guess they try to sell the room towards the street at last, anyway.”
 of 5 bubbles Alex_Vienna123, 2 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Avoid economy room in the dungeon.”
 of 5 bubbles hkyong98, 21 Jun 2014 | Read review
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