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Casa dos Guindais

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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london
Reviewed today NEW

Such a beautiful and interesting building to stay in, and the perfect location within reach of lots of great places and at the top of the steps leading down to the river. It couldn't have been better, from our welcome when we arrived through to all the great details in the rooms. Thank you for making our stay in Porto...

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Bristol
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent in every respect...in a fine location..with an excellent host who lives away from the premises but will come at the drop of a hat if needed. We would be happy to recommend the Casa without reservation.

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Guindais, Owner at Casa dos Guindais, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words . Nice to know that you felt comfortable and welcome at our house. We hope to see you back! Kind regards Álvaro

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Arrived last weekend, very late delayed flight from London. We were welcomed at 1.30am by the lovely Fanhali who showed and explained everything about our room. We were pleasantly surprised by the beautiful Douro room with its features, exposed ceiling which goes into the rafters, stonework and enormous balcony overlooking the garden. The room had everything, good wifi and shower...

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Guindais, Owner at Casa dos Guindais, responded to this review

Thank you Jonathan! Its great to have your feedback and most happy that you liked our house and our city. Fanhali has been working with us from when we open, nearly 6 years and she is always looking forward to deliver a good job, its rewarding when you say something nice as you said, thank you! Hope you can visit...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As arranged with Alvaro the owner we were able to access the apartment before the normal check in time which was most helpful, It is located within easy walking distance of many major attractions as well as restaurants and food stores. Because it is in a cul -de -sac you don't have traffic noise and there was no disturbance from...

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Guindais, Owner at Casa dos Guindais, responded to this review

Dear Frances and Nicholas Thank you for the kind words; we are happy to know that you have enjoyed Porto and our house and hope to seee you back some time in the future. Kindest regards Álvaro

Dorking, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second stay in Casa dos Guindais in less than a year, and certainly wouldn't stay anywhere else in Porto. Accommodation is a beautiful oasis in the heart of the Old Town, easy walking distance to station and metro, with great restaurants and cafes nearby. Alvaro, the owner is the most charming and hospitable host you could wish...

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Monschau, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been to the Casa dos Gundais for the fourth time. We do love this house indeed. All the apartments (Douro, Cristal, Pateo) we stayed in are individual ones with elegant design and functionally furnished. Each apartment has got its own charm: a perfect combination between the old an the new The position of the apartments is ideal: central...

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Guindais, Owner at Casa dos Guindais, responded to this review

Hello dear Simone and Hartmut Once again you have been so kind to us ,our service and our house, and we thank you for your comments. Most important to us and paramount is to provide a lodge where you can feel at " home" and when this happens, we feel " in the moon". Being able to turn an old...

Blackburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 4 nights and had the Douro room at the back of the house. It was peaceful and we had good nights sleep in comfortable beds. The property is very attractive and the room had everything we needed. It is close to the funicular down to the river bank though if you want the exercise, you can...

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Guindais, Owner at Casa dos Guindais, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words . It means a lot to us! We hope to be of service in the future and you are always welcome at our place. Kind regards Álvaro

Thomastown, Ireland
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We stayed in the Crystal studio - one of the cheaper and therefore smaller of the studios. It was however perfect for the two of us, with a small balcony and views over the garden. Very comfortable beds and top marks for having really good bedside lights to read by. Well situated in a very peaceful pedestrian lane, and also...

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Guindais, Owner at Casa dos Guindais, responded to this review

Dear Sarah Thank you for the kind words.It means a lot to us when our guests not only enjoy Porto but also feel confortable at our house. We hope to see you back some time and also your friends. Happy Easter Kind regards Álvaro

Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We had a very pleasant stay in Alvaro house. Even though we didn't meet in person, the greetings were good and many exchanges we had were really useful. The place is close to everything, we did not take any transportation (excepted maybe once to get up with the funicular. As Alvaro advised, The breakfast at Pedeirinha doce, a few meters...

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Guindais, Owner at Casa dos Guindais, responded to this review

Dear Claude Thank you so much for your kind words.We are pleased that it all worked out well for you and you enjoyed our city. Porto has much developed in the last few years and it has many things to offer, but fortunately it did not loose the charm of the Northern people and it maintained it´s personality. Our place...

Reviewed 21 February 2017

The hotel owner was really kind and much better than our lonely planet. :-) He told us what to visit and where to find the best restaurants in town. The hotel/ house is an authentic traditional Portuguese family home restored into a more modern version one. We really appreciate the internal design. The room was neat and spacious and you...

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Guindais, Owner at Casa dos Guindais, responded to this review

Thank you for feedback Alessandra It thrils us that you find our place to be different from the usual!! you made our day!! Good to know you had a nice time and enjoyed Porto city. Hope you come back some day always welcome in our Casa Kind regards Álavro

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Casa dos Guindais is a XVIII century house, located in the historic center of Oporto, world heritage protected by Unesco near by the Ferdinand Wall, the Cathedral and funicular elevator. The materials used are noble and respect the rules of conservation of historic buildings in the city - Wood, Glass, Iron and Granite. It is composed of 5 independent studio apartments equipped with everything that is essential to make guests feel at home. Details like extra thick doors and windows guarantee both comfort and safety. The rooms have two twin beds, bathroom, kitchenette and access to a romantic garden. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa dos Guindais

Address: Rua Arnaldo Gama 72, Porto 4000-094, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Porto
Price Range: $117 - $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“First floor room on front is spacious”
groveparkw4, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are individual in design. Check the website to choose which you prefer.”
watmitch, 10 May 2017 | Read review
“We like Pateo a lot, because this apartment has got a patio and direct access to the garden. That is wunderful in spring time or in summer.”
hoeftmann66, 29 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing the garden are extremely quiet.”
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  • View of the convent across the river from the Douro room's balcony
  • The Douro room
NW_Raven, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Douro is upstairs so stash luggage in a locker at Trindade metro or Sai Bento train station. The balcony in Douro is fantastic!”
AD_TravelJunkie, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
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