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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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26 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There aren't enough good things to say about this hotel - as other reviewers have mentioned. It truly is a special place and we feel fortunate to have been able to stay there. The owners could not have been more kind - treated us like their children, in effect. They made us dinner reservations, got us into port tastings for... More 

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San Diego, California
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113 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely... stay here! Located on the Douro River with fantastic views of the river and its activities right in the middle of the action, the Guest House Douro is the place to be. The personal owners go out of their way to welcome you and make your stay in Porto a memorable one. Staying in the Ribeira area next to... More 

Thank Wayne D
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's hard to write a review when everything was so perfect it makes it hard to describe. We stayed here for 3 nights in room 201 overlooking the street. It had a small step out balcony with a very european view. Carmen and Joao have created without exception the most amazing, quaint and hospitable place we have every stayed. We... More 

Thank MissJuly
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at the Guest House Douro for 3 nights at the end of September with two other couples. With out exception the warm and friendly hospitality we experienced from Carmen, Joao and Sonia was very special. They made great suggestions for visiting local sites, restaurant reservations, port house tour, as well as a private van tour... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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35 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Never in all our years of travelling have we experienced even close to the levels of hospitality that we received from Carmen, Joao and Sonia at Guest House Douro. This guesthouse is an absolute GEM. It has been lovingly restored by Joao and Carmen, with no expense spared, and with the most amazing attention to detail. Spotlessly clean. Yes, the... More 

Thank tuffie448
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2016

All the reviews are correct - Guest house Douro is excellent in every way. My husband & I stayed there for three nights recently & our hosts Carmen & Jaoa were wonderful. Extremely friendly , helpful with advice on the city - restaurants , sights , shopping & more. I have never seen such clean rooms. Although small they have... More 

1 Thank Lu L
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

My wife and I stayed at the Guest House for 4 days a few weeks ago. The location is just fantastic and very central, as well as being right on the riverfront. Our room was on the water side and we had an beautiful view of the opposite side of the river. It is hard to say enough about the... More 

1 Thank Gary K
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91 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

I cannot say enough about how fabulous this guest house is and in the perfect location. The owner, Carmen and Joao are the exceptional hosts along with their staff, Sonia. We arrived to find a hotel that looked non-impressive from the outside, but wait till you get to the inside. The hotel only has eight rooms but they are metiscouly... More 

1 Thank Dallas51
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37 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

I'm someone who reads a lot of reviews before picking a place to stay. When you find a place that has over 500 reviews and all but 10 are excellent, it really stands out. Once you visit this guest house, you find out why. Carmen and Joao have thrown their hearts into their place. The rooms are decorated expertly and... More 

Thank snowman3
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

I don't give an establishment and "excellent" rating lightly, however, Carmen and Joao have done it. A 5 start establishment tucked into a small package. Location couldn't be better for seeing the city. Our room overlooked the river with a million- dollar view. Staff couldn't have been nicer and helpful from restaurant information to historical sites. Housekeeping, food, view and... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in the heart of historical Oporto, the Guest House Douro offers a unique and personal experience. It is the first and only guesthouse on Oporto's waterfront. Part of UNESCO's World Heritage Site, the G.H.D. enjoys breathtaking vistas. All rooms offer direct views, either of the Douro river, the Dom Luis bridge and the Port lodges that line the riverbank or of the romantic Fonte Taurina, one of the oldest streets of Oporto. Only steps away from an abundance of attractions and historical monuments. Create beautiful memories and let the Guest House Douro be one of them! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Guest House Douro

Address: Rua Fonte Taurina 99 101, Porto 4050-270, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Porto
Price Range: $197 - $281 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Guest House Douro Hotel Porto
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“Get a river-facing room!!!”
 of 5 bubbles tuffie448, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Best views are riverside.”
 of 5 bubbles 777garyk, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get a river view room”
 of 5 bubbles Dallas51, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Best views are obviously on the river side, but the other rooms are fine.”
 of 5 bubbles JimG717, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Spend extra for a river front room”
 of 5 bubbles HAS_NYC, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
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