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BessaHotel Boavista

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Victoria, Canada
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84 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2011

The hotel was very nice, more business oriented than recreational travel. The breakfast buffet was excellent however and the hotel staff very helpful and friendly. I'd stay for sure if I were travelling for business but not if I wanted to take in the sights of old town and tour around. Also, the deal that we got was great and... More 

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Cumbria
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19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2011

We thought this was an excellent hotel in Porto. The rooms were large, clean, stylish and well designed. The bathrooms were gorgeous and the staff couldn't have been more helpful. And the breakfast was fantastic (one of the best meals we had all holiday!) and great value. It is possible to park on the streets near the hotel and they... More 

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Atlanta
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12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2011

Travelling with our family (2 adults, 2 kids) we stayed in a Suite. It was super comfortable -- great bedding, ammenties, room services, etc.. Our room had a fantastic balcony overlooking the Bessa area. We choose this hotel to be near family in the Bessa/Bovista area. It was a very short walk to the Bessa stadium for soccer/football fans. Also... More 

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Kristiansand, Norway
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2011

I stayed at the Bessa Hotel for nearly a week as part of a conference I attended in Porto. The hotel is just great, the rooms, the service, the products are excellent. The only shortcoming might be its location, but if you do not mind paying 5-7 euros for taxi to city center this hotel will not let you down.

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Kristiansand, Norway
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138 reviews
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Reviewed 31 December 2010

This hotel is a wonderfully designed hotel with spacious comfortable rooms, with lots of pampering feel to it. Service is kind and helpful, and all extra services reasonable priced. I have enjoyed my stay here very much and warmly recommend the place to anyone else visiting Porto. Only one shortcoming is the hotel's location which is far away from the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2010

We stayed for three nights in total, either side of a football match, having been stranded for an extra night due to the General Strike. This hotel is located in a smart residential part of town, on the side of the Boavista stadium. Ultra modern, stylish and luxurious, the staff are uber professional and efficient, yet supremly friendly. Free internet... More 

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UK
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Reviewed 12 June 2010

Stayed here for business (offsite conference) for four days at the beginning of June 2010. Can't recommend it higher - was a lovely place to stay, with immaculate rooms that seemed like new. Staff were excellent, particularly our friendly waitress who was always there to help out (or fetch another drink!). Staff seemed to enjoy their work, and plenty of... More 

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Helsinki
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2010

For business again in Porto at the end of March, decided to try the Bessa hotel for its convenient location and affordable price. Quite near the Sheraton, where I have been a few times this seemed a good option. Located beside the Bessa stadion, near Boavista avenue, a 15minute walk to the metro or 15minute walk to the nearest shopping... More 

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Bruxelles
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45 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2010

I stayed in this hotel both for pirvate and business purposes...I must say that it is top quality. The only bad thing is the situation...quite far from the city centre...but the price is so good for such a good hotel ! The food is fine too. Service is high quality. I would however recommend the hotel to offer the wifi... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2009

The Hotel is locatted behind the Bessa footbal stadium and near a school. it´s not very easy to find drinving around, because there´s few street indications. Its a modern building in a quiet neighborhood. although there´s a hotel parking lot (expencive) there are plenty free street parking space. The reception staff are very friendly and helpfull, with a small loby... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Centrally located in Porto's prestigious Boavista district, a few minutes' from Casa da Musica, BessaHotel offers a fitness centre and a Turkish bath. Free WiFi is available. At BessaHotel we dress Porto with design and a new concept: The B Concept! ... more   less 

Additional Information about BessaHotel Boavista

Address: Rua Doutor Marques de Carvalho 111 | Boavista, Porto 4100-325, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Porto
Price Range: $100 - $217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — BessaHotel Boavista 4*
Number of rooms: 109
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Also Known As:
Bessa Hotel Porto
Hotel Style:
#5 Business Hotel in Porto
#11 Romantic Hotel in Porto
#12 Luxury Hotel in Porto
#12 Family Hotel in Porto
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