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Solar da Motta

6 reviews
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Overview
4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
8 guests
1 night minimum
Holiday Rental House
A historical early 20th century house in which tradition rules. At the dawn of the last century, during the reign of D. Carlos I, Solar da Motta took shape. The Solar was acquired by Norberto Pinto da Motta, a famous florist from the city of Niterói in the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In 2014, the house was restored by his great-granddaughter, maintaining all of its original traces. Free Wi-Fi and free parking are available. Guests have access to several living rooms. Featuring a fully equipped kitchen, it is possible to prepare meals. Solar da Motta is 4 km from the Porto Antigo waterfront, where you can access water sports. Mosteirô train station is 3 km away. Facilities for outdoor grill. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 36160/AL...A historical early 20th century house in which tradition rules. At the dawn of the last century, during the reign of D. Carlos I, Solar da Motta took shape. The Solar was acquired by Norberto Pinto da Motta, a famous florist from the city of Niterói in the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In 2014, the house was restored by his great-granddaughter, maintaining all of its original traces. Free Wi-Fi and free parking are available. Guests have access to several living rooms. Featuring a fully equipped kitchen, it is possible to prepare meals. Solar da Motta is 4 km from the Porto Antigo waterfront, where you can access water sports. Mosteirô train station is 3 km away. Facilities for outdoor grill. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 36160/ALMore
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Housekeeping Included
Safe
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Ceiling Fans
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Game Room
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
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Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

We were extremely pleased with our stay at Solar da Motta. The house is the most beautiful place, and Vilma takes care of all the minimum details to make you feel welcome. The daily bread deliveries and the fishmonger stopping by during the day (so...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank ninabessa
FarAway727073, VR Owner at Solar da Motta, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Thank you so much for sharing your opinion with the glimmer of perspective of the guest. We appreciate you value our effort to receive you the best way we can. It was a pleasure to host you. Best wishes, Vilma Xavier & Carlos Amaral

Reviewed 15 August 2018

What a beautiful house. Perfectly situated between the Douro wine area and Porto. Vilma and Carlos make you feel perfectly at home. They have renovated the house in the original style with an eye for every detail. My family and my brothers family have had...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Roel R
Management response:Responded 16 August 2018

Thank you so much for sharing your opinion. It was a real pleasure to receive you and your lovely family at Solar da Motta. We hope we can host you again soon. You are fantastic guests. Best wishes, Vilma Xavier & Carlos Amaral

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Two kilometers from the Douro River, this beautifully decorated house has made us retreat a hundred years back in time. Completely and comfortably decorated, we had the feeling that we were living at the beginning of the 20th sec. The owners are extremely attentive. Always...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank Concha D'ouro O
Management response:Responded 18 September 2017

Thank you for your review. We will be happy to host you and your lovely family again. Best regards, Carlos Amaral & Vilma Xavier

Reviewed 31 August 2018
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Date of stay: August 2018
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Reviewed 13 August 2018
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About the Owner
Vilma X
Languages spoken:Portuguese, English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2017
Interaction with guests
We will be around if you need anything. At the time of check-in we will show you around and tell you where you can find good meat or fresh fish to cook at home if you like. A guide book of the region will be available and you will find suggestions of several activities or walking tours.
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About the neighbourhood
Nearby Douro river 5 minutes by car, or 20 minutes by foot if you like to walk, you will find fantastic views with refreshing landscape full of green and coloured flowers while you go down to the river. Take a boat ride on the river and feel the essence of wonderful Douro and enjoy the landscapes from the water. Book lunch on “Casa de Tormes” and taste some traditional food in the house where Eça de Queirós ( famous writer) lived. There you can taste roasted lamb and wood oven-rice.
Getting around
If you like to walk you can go to Douro river by foot and enjoy magnificent views. You can also promenade by car and go to beautiful country road always watching Douro river and the vineyards around.
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