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A Casa Formosa

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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
  • 19 Sep. 2014
    “Charming, just charming.”
  • 31 May 2014
    “gem of a place”
Rua Formosa 433 2 Andar, Porto 4000-253 Portugal See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed
Laundry Service
Free Parking
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 19 September 2014

It was the first time in Porto for my girlfriend and me, and it was her idea to book at ` Casa Formosa`. In fact the hostel is the whole second floor of the building, so you first need a key to enter at ground...More

Date of stay: September 2014
2  Thank WouterVG7
Reviewed 1 June 2014

Joao's directions from the bus station to the apartment were spot on - fabulous! The apartment is spacious, quiet & clean...note that it is on the second floor & there isn't an elevator. Outdoor area for sun lovers. A simple breakfast + access to the...More

Date of stay: May 2014
Thank atomcat
Reviewed 7 November 2013

My stay at Formosa was really nice. The flat is comfortable and clean, the rooms quiet and private, the kitchen and bathrooms, spotless. The location is great, too. close to the center so you can walk everywhere, in a nice, safe neighborhood with cafes and...More

Date of stay: October 2013
Thank simone65l
Reviewed 29 September 2013

I miss Casa Formosa!!! Yes, it's really so! I travel a lot for work and I visit a lot of places but this, in particular, is a place that remains in the heart. Is a beautiful house, very clean and tastefully decorated, the breakfast is...More

Date of stay: September 2013
Thank rosmarybaby
Reviewed 7 July 2013

My family of 5 girls stayed at A Casa Formosa for 4 nights. I can't say enough about Joào! We arrived at 4AM due to flight delays and he was there to welcome us! He left a bottle of wine, oranges from his parents house...More

Date of stay: June 2013
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About
Description
A Casa Formosa. Big, sunny rooms right in the middle of the heart of Oporto waiting for you to enjoy. Fully furnished kitchen for you to feel at home. Two bathrooms in the house, both with shower to shared More use. Sunny wide interior terrace. On your doorstep you will find plenty of shops, restaurants, cafes, and some of the best bakeries in town within walking distance. Feel home, here. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Laundry Service
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
USD 101 - USD 149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Porto
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
USD 101 - USD 149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Porto
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Room Tips
"I stayed in the small nook room and it was really comfortable. It faces the street, so would suggest ear..."
simone65l
6 Nov. 2013
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"difficult, because it all deoends on the hosts service and atmoshere, we think."
FredVanOV
15 May 2013
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"all the rooms are lovely."
polishchick
8 May 2013
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"The single bed is fabulous."
champion51
21 Oct. 2012
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