Casa dos Guindais was really a fantastic find for our two-night stay in Porto, a city we really had no knowledge of. The approach to Casa dos Guindais is spectacular, with views of the Douro and the Dom Luis Bridge, even as it is tucked into a quiet little streetAlthough there is no reception or concierge here, the owner, Alvaro proved the perfect host, guiding us to great restaurants and places to visit. All the little touches to the room also made the welcome particularly special. You could certainly feel the love that had gone into the refurbishment of this old family home. A rare experience, like the city itself.
- 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