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Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

You get what you pay for. The hotel is cheap, needs a renovation, but the location is great for a city break. It is located close to several attractions of the city and in the heart of Porto 's nightlife. The noise from the street is ok. Bring earplugs if you have a light sleep. Breakfast is simple, but you...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I stayed in multiple hotels in Porto before I came to Cristal Guest House. I was amazed when I stayed at the Cristal Guest House for the first time. I already loved the environment and night life, but I didn't expect the interior to be so modern and obviously so renovated! I had great laughs with the employees which I...

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Kragujevac, Serbia
Reviewed 4 July 2016

It has great location - near main square and historical center. Reception was efficient. Room was very small, with only few pieces of furniture - bed, one armchair, one small night drawer, one small open closet, phone and TV. It was quite clean and very bright. During the night it can be very loud, because the guesthouse is between two...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 13 May 2016

The young guy Tiago couldn't have been more welcoming, friendly or helpful. The room was small but it was fine, the bed was comfy, they maximise the limited space in all aspects. The bathroom was compact but modern and efficient. And the convenience of the location was only marginally affected by the noise from the nearby bars and clubs, and...

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 3 August 2015

We stayed at the Pensao Cristal for 3 nights. Although it was really well located - we were a 5 min walk from the Sao Bento and the Torre dos Clerigos - it was VERY noisy at night. The nightlife seemed to start around 10pm and last until 6am. Also, if you cannot sleep without air conditionning, this is probably...

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Netanya, Israel
Reviewed 12 July 2015

it is advertised as a hotel in many sites, but it isnt. It is located on a street with many bars and night clubs. If you dont mind not getting any sleep at all than it is o.k/ The room has a very small bed for two people and a a bathroom in a terrible condition. If you arent very...

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Thank bell011
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 1 July 2015

We have visited Porto a couple of times, but this little hotel its in the middle of a very busy street in the center of the town. People walked on the streets all night and the music from different bars and restaurant filled up the entire night, in the morning a street market pull in and it was wonderful.

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 15 April 2015

My friend and I stayed 3 nights, a great location for exploring Porto. As others have said, it is noisy, perhaps more so because we we there during students' week and a Friday night. Clean, well-priced and decent breakfast coffee. Very friendly and helpful staff. A special thankyou to Tiago for the advice on good restaurants and sights and arranging...

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Greifswald, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Reviewed 16 February 2015

The Location is really good. However, since there are lots of cafe besides it, it can be really noisy. My first night was just crazy noisy. But the second night was much better. Breakfast was nice and excellent. Room is really standard and small, but adequate enough for me and my girlfriend. If you want a cheap Hotel with a...

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Lyon, France
Reviewed 11 January 2015 via mobile

Really well situated in the historic center. And cheap. Good choice for low budget people who like to have fun because there are a lot if bars around ! Be careful it's really noisily and bed are not comfortable. There is a really good and cheap restaurant next to the guesthouse, you can enjoy a complete menu for around 5...

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Additional Information about Pensao Cristal

Address: Galeria de Paris 48, Porto 4050-284, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Porto
Price Range: $50 - $77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Pensao Cristal 3*
Number of rooms: 28
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“Just choose from the offer”
 of 5 bubbles rickv523, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Book a room on the back of the hotel for quieter room.”
 of 5 bubbles oliv_rm2014, 12 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Ask for a room facing the rear of the hotel to get away from the street noise.”
  • Rua Galeria de Paris... had a balcony but, never used it.
 of 5 bubbles LesTrekker, 8 Mar 2014 | Read review
“Avoid the rooms near the elevator - 311 and 211 IIRC. They are extra loud as you're right at the front of the building and next to the stairs and lift, meaning you hear everybody moving around the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles NickM134, 3 Jun 2013 | Read review
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