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Agana, Mariana Islands
Reviewed 9 August 2015

We wanted to be right on the Unesco World Heritage site of the Rebeira looking at the Douro River while drinking a glass of port wine in the comfort of our own place. Porto Sense was perfect. The studio was much larger than a hotel room because of the extra kitchen space. The building is historic and a landmark in...

1Thank 1Lizzie
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 21 July 2015

My wife and I spent two nights at Portosense in June 2015 while on an extended visit to Spain and Portugal. We could not have been more pleased with the apartment - we were in the penthouse overlooking Plaza Ribera - and the location. The apartment is modern, bright and beautifully equipped. Plaza Ribera is right on the river and...

1Thank Kenneth B
Ghent, Belgium
Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

This apartment is truly amazing. The location is the best if you are visiting town! Right in the centre of the centre.. What is it that you need more? An amazing view over the river? Great bed? A clean apartment.. Well you have it al here! We will come back very soon!

1Thank BarbaraMFerreira
Reviewed 16 July 2015

The apartment is right next to a busy square which gets a lot of tourists during the day and into the evening. If location is what you are looking for, you cannot go wrong with this. If you are someone who battles to sleep through noise, you may wish to consider as there is a lot of traffic (and horn...

2Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights here in the apartment on 2 stores right in the heart of busy Praca de ribeira and a stones throw from the river. It is noisy until late be we were tired and slept well. It was great to have a modern little apartment with kitchen and washing machine. Well appointed and great location so we...

2Thank Bill M
Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Just back from a great week end in Porto, made all the better by staying in PortoSense Apartments. Lovely room with great view and close to all amenities. Free WiFi and Kitchen facilities, very clean and decor to a high standard. Will definitely be back.

1Thank Brian H
Reviewed 4 May 2015

A friend and I stayed in the PortoSense Apartments' "Sao Joao" duplex for two nights in April, 2015, and were absolutely delighted with this choice. The "Sao Joao" is a top-floor, duplex apartment (accessible by elevator), in a centuries-old building located right on "Praça da Ribeira," the heart of Porto's lively and scenic riverfront district. This spacious, tastefully designed and...

2Thank BrianValencia
Guangzhou, China
Reviewed 22 March 2015

It was a perfect experience in Porto. The apartment was very centrally located and close to all the restaurants.It was Nicely decorated and very functional. There was a nice view and the access to the building was easy and the internet access was fast. All the necessary bits and pieces were included in this apartment.

2Thank Adrian L
Reviewed 17 March 2015

We stayed two nights in two different apartments at PortoSense. Both apartments had balconies with amazing views of the Douro River. The location could not be better for exploring Porto. Both apartments were beautifully and tastefully decorated, and had everything you could possibly need. We were extremely pleased and would return with no hesitation and recommend to everyone. Loved this...

Thank Llrtuem
Reviewed 12 January 2015

When you reserve a studio you are presented with pictures from the duplex apartment on the 4th floor, which has a nice view of the river, but the view from the studios is towards the neighbouring buildings in a narrow street. Ugly! I felt cheated. It is true that the studio was well furnished and nice, and the location is...

Thank AndreuRegue

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PortoSense apartments are ideal for a romantic getaway, family holiday, group of friends or simply a work trip.We offer privacy, space and comfort with the added-value of feeling as if you were in your own home.In Praça da Ribeira, a stone-throw away from the River Douro, you can feel the History: in the fourteenth Century the naval construction filled this port and these narrow streets with movement. It is one of the most visited places by tourists.The recently renovated PortoSense building is easily recognized by the magnificent fountain from the eighteenth century which stands outside it, built in the 1780’s and decorated with Portugal’s Coat of Arms. Cook your own meals in an intimate and relaxed environment, or go out and enjoy the huge variety of restaurants, bars, tapas and typical taverns which you will find nearby by walking through the Cais da Ribeira, up to the Mercado das Flores, Infante, in the direction of the city centre, into Avenida dos Aliados, Praça S. Domingos, Rua Galerias de Paris, where you can be surprised with live music and a very fun nightlife. ... more   less 

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Address: Rua dos Mercadores 3, Porto 4050-375, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Porto
Price Range: $134 - $211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“There are other apartments on lower floors in the building. If you can, spend the extra money and stay at the top with the great balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles SKHS_13, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Splurge on the Sao Joao suite for the amazing views from your private patio!”
 of 5 bubbles JRademacher, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The top apartment has the best balcony with seating outside looking across to the river”
 of 5 bubbles lcfcfem, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Try to get the Joao apartment. I think it is the only one with a view over the plaza”
 of 5 bubbles U274PUgregg, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All appartments are great”
 of 5 bubbles Miriamvl37, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
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