Guests looking for budget accommodation in Porto could consider Residencial Aviz, which features La Copa restaurant. For those who would like to see Porto Gran Plaza, choose a hotel such as the affordable Ibis Porto Centro that is a 10-minute walk away from the city center. Hostels like the budget-friendly Rivoli Cinema Hostel are a perfect fit, as it is within a short walking distance of Teleferico de Gaia and offers a sundeck and a sunbathing terrace. Coolhostel is a budget hostel in Porto within 650 feet of Aliados metro station.
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Where to stay in Porto?
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Porto airports & Subway stations
If you arrive to Porto by air, there are a number of accommodation options situated near Francisco Sa Carneiro airport, such as Ar E Sol and Airporto Hostel. For travelers without a car, select a hotel near one of the Porto's metro stations, such as Magnolia Porto Hostel & Suites, situated 10 minutes' walk from Aliados metro station. Premium Porto Downtown is situated 1550 feet from São Bento train station and less than a 10-minute walk from the city center.
Convenience of staying in hotels downtown
Nature lovers will appreciate being in closer proximity to gardens, a river and parks staying at The Rex Hotel with rates at 221US$. Hotel Aliados offers panoramic views of the sea alongside a convenient location in downtown of Porto. Cedofeita is a notable district in Porto, where you will find Boa Vista Hotel with room rates from 105US$ and Gallery Hostel for 89US$.
Luxury and boutique accommodation in Porto
Consider booking a room at Pestana Vintage Porto for a luxurious 5-star stay, conveniently situated near bars, restaurants and a stadium. Hotel Infante Sagres, just 1150 feet from the center, offers all the comforts of a fancy boutique hotel. Ibis Porto Sao Joao is a top-rated chain hotel in Paranhos district, and is situated within easy reach of ISCAP - Instituto Superior de Contabilidade e Administracao do Porto.
Explore and find your best apartments, B&Bs and others
If you are visiting Porto with their families, book an apartment next to Igreja da Misericordia, such as Oporto Home - River Front and Bnapartments Rio. Travelers looking for a B&B will find peace and quiet at Porto Douro - Santa Catarina, situated a 10-minute walk from the downtown area. If you travel with your family and want to choose from hotels closest to Paris Galleries Street, try Estoril Porto or Hf Fenix Porto. Porto Trindade Hotel will place you next to the beach and within close proximity of Capela de Nª Sª da Boa Hora Porto about 1200 feet from Porto city center.
City Guide: Discover the best of Porto
The northern city of Porto is the second largest city in Portugal. The city’s vast history dates back to the 4th century making it one of the oldest cities in Europe. Porto’s cultural heritage coupled with the Mediterranean climate and the 16km long coastline also makes it one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe. Visitors also flock to sample the finest wines produced in Porto, since the place is renowned its wine tasting culture. Accentuated by the beauty of the Douro River, Porto is a perfect city for any-type of vacation.
Hotels are numerous here and located in different parts of the city. To get an affordable base for your vacation, book with Booked.net and save money on your accommodation. The full range of cost-effective options with extensive descriptions of each Porto hotel can be found on our website.
Porto is included in the World’s heritage list due to the grand importance of its architecture. The most famous places of interest include:
- The Porto Cathedral in the central city was built in Romanesque style in the 13th century. The cathedral is one of the city's oldest monuments
- Church of Saint Francis in the city’s historic centre. The church has an outstanding interior designed in Baroque style
- Palacio da Bolsa constructed in the 19th century as a stock exchange to persuade the European investors to invest in the town
- Serralves museum with a great collection of contemporary art. On the territory of the museum there is an 18 hectares park with beautiful sculptures and fountains;
- Casa da musica built by the famous architect Rem Koolhaas in 2005. Nowadays it is the most important music hall in Porto. Even if you are not planning to attend a performance, the irregular-shaped building is itself worth a look.
Porto is definitely a city for walkers. An amazing boulevard – Avenida dos Aliados in central area of the city offers visitors the chance to promenade along the grand buildings, lovely cafes and soak up the Portuguese atmosphere. The Porto City Park is another area for a perfect stroll. This vast park occupies 80 hectares and leads to one of the gorgeous beaches. In case you prefer the panoramic view of the city over a glass of wine, you should definitely head up the Gaia hillside. This is also the place where you can take a guided tour at one of the wine lodges and get an insight into winemaking.
Porto is a truly European city with numerous things to see and do. Absolutely gorgeous beaches and the Atlantic Ocean make it even more attractive for travelers. Everything you are looking for can be found in Porto. Come over and enjoy the sunshine and the blue waters in one of the most important cultural spots of Europe. Booked.net will assist you in finding the best places to stay. Everything from budget hotels to high class accommodation is listed and available on Booked.net.