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Amsterdam
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had two different rooms in this hotel because we went to Aveiro in between and both were good. Perfect location, walking distance from Bento station and Porto center. Yes, it is not a very cosy hotel but you will be outside, exploring Porto! It is clean, the bathroom is clean and very strong (free) wifi, also in the rooms....

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Belo Horizonte, MG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Small room, fiberglass bathroom, very practical, no luxury. Fair price in termos of Europe. Breakfast not included. For brazilians, It is equivalente to IBIS hotels. Porto is a beautiful place for walking despite some steep slopes, so one may not spend much time in a hotel room. No room service but lots of small snackbars and shops around. Very polite...

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Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed here for 5 nights. It's a simple hotel with all the basic needs in your room. It's clean. The room is cleaned each day. The wifi doesn't work that great quite a few times. Once I wanted to call the reception to inform them about the wifi not working so I picked up the phone and discovered that...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I stayed out here out of necessity not out of choice, and if I were you I'd do the same. My wife and i were given a room next to the reception desk which usually means an interesting night, but this was far and above interesting. It was downright annoying. 1 am: someone decides that banging on the door as...

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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I stayed here out of necessity, not out of choice, and if I were you I'd do the same. I was given room 0.4 which is right next to the reception desk, so I was already braced for what usually ends up being a more interesting night than usual. However, someone at the reception desk decided that playing songs as...

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Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

A very modern boutique hotel with very reasonable rates! It is also very convenient to get around to places of interest like 10 walk to Ponte de Luis, the Cathedral and downtown district. And it's right next to the bus station that has buses coming from the south of Porto. The staff are friendly, speaks good English and very honest!...

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Ontario, California
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Friendly and helpful Staff, that's the first presentation of the Hotel, The Room is a Small room!!!....BUT is Spik and Span Clean, and have all the necesities. The location is great close to transportation, and walking distance to few sites in the Center of the City. Close to a Plaza with few Churasquerias Restaurants, Bars, and Caffees. Actually the breackfast...

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Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Good hotel if you search something basic and cheap, but still ok qua room and location. Bathroom floor is a bit weird, most of the times the whole floor gets wet if you shower. And I really don't like those curtains in the shower. But ok, that is a detail. In general it is a good hotel for the money...

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Belgium
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Continental breakfast in the cellar with good rolls: functional but depressing atmosphere. Yes you can put the AC off. Yes the bathroom is some sort of plastic unit installed as a whole, but it works with sufficient warm water and good drainage (4th floor). Desk is open 24h and the elevators works. Wifi was ok. Good connection with busses and...

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Indore, India
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Entering in your room you may feel if it is a room or a metallic chamber. Only a bed and a rack and a chair and that's it. Neat, clean, spacious, AC blaring on full, near to Sao Bento train station (Comboio) and Metro station as well. Breakfast with limited variety in basement the hotel does not have anything special...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in the historical centre of Porto, iStay Hotel Porto Centro offers contemporary accommodation within 400 meters of the iconic Dom Luis Bridge. An entirely non-smoking property, the hotel offers 24-hour reception services. The air-conditioned rooms at iStay Hotel Porto Centro feature views of the UNESCO-listed city centre. Equipped with private bathrooms and flat-screen satellite TVs, rooms are spacious and functional. Popular nearby landmarks include the Palacio da Bolsa and The Sao Bento Railway Station, 300 metres away. The hotel is also a 10-minute walk to Guindais Funicular with links to Ribeira riverside quarter and Port Wine cellars. Guests can benefit from the central location and discover many traditional restaurants serving Portuguese food and famous port wines. Vending machines for drinks and snacks are situated in-house ... more   less 

Additional Information about iStay Hotel Porto Centro

Address: Rua de Alexandre Herculano 296, Porto 4000-053, Portugal (Formerly easyHotel Porto)
Region: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Porto
Price Range: $54 - $89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — iStay Hotel Porto Centro 2*
Number of rooms: 56
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“I have a room with balcony and the morning view of the old city was espectacular”
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 of 5 bubbles 1000advises, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors will have less traffic noise (buss station just down the road).”
 of 5 bubbles hallervis, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“6. TH floor!”
 of 5 bubbles AliceR2, 18 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Try to get a room not facing the front”
 of 5 bubbles lusophileScotland, 17 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Rooms facing the street can be a little bit noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles Olimon_G, 3 Jun 2015 | Read review
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