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“Better Room Improves Experience” 3 of 5 bubbles
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Hotel America
Ranked #71 of 103 Hotels in Porto
Orlando, Florida
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561 reviews
104 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
“Better Room Improves Experience”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2011

My room was up front near reception, so thin walls, tile floors and walls, and people - ringing phones - TV, etc made for a noisy stay. Not very kind or helpful at the front desk reception area, either. Breakfast was above average, rate was good, parking was tricky.

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  • Stayed May 2011, travelled solo
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank John D
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2011

The hotel is fantastic, and the staff so helpful and friendly.
The Breakfast was the best we have ever had. The rooms were spacious . Everywhere was spotless.
All in all a lovely relaxing holiday, and we will certainly return to this hotel. We definitely would recommend it to our friends.

  • Stayed April 2011, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Seattle, Washington
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14 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2011

We picked this hotel for our 2 night stay out of Michelin guide. The price was great and the hotel offered free parking which was a huge plus for us. It is located on a busy shopping street - Rua Santa Catarina, about 10-15 minute walk from the center.

Rooms were clean and the staff was friendly. The decor was very old and the mattresses were very uncomfortable. I would say that the sleep quality was the only big negative of this hotel because everything else was great for a budget hotel.

Breakfast had a good selection and there was even wireless internet in the lobby.

Staff helped us with good restaurant selection in the walking distance. It helped us since we arrived late at night and needed to eat something fast. Also, on the second day we wanted take an evening drive to the coast but our car was blocked in in the garage by other cars. It would take them a long time to pull it out. The hotel manager gave us the keys from one of his cars instead and refused to take the money for the gas when we got back. What a nice gesture!

  • Stayed September 2010, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank AlikK
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London
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2010

The Hotel is walking distance to the River and tourist attractions. The rooms are small and basic, but the breakfast is impressive and the staff were friendly and informative. Thank you for a pleasant stay.

  • Stayed September 2010, travelled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank Traveller9937
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Israel
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62 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2009

The hotel is located centrally. Free parking( in a difficult area to find parking)
Rooms are clean, but small.
Staff was friendly and helpful with good English.
Good breakfast.

  • Stayed August 2009, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank avihub
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Cork City, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2009

There were three in our group, and we booked a triple room with a rate that included breakfast. Great value for money!! The room was large with a lovely clean bathroom (even a bath). The breakfasts were amazing!! The location is great, easy to get to the city and metro station. Would advise people on a budget to get the metro to and from the airport if possible, as the cost of a taxi is about 30 euro.

The staff at the hotel were really helpful, Paulo was fantastic and speaks perfect english. He was happy to help in any way and a really great guy. Would tell anyone going to Porto to stay here if they want a great experience!!

  • Stayed May 2009, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about Hotel America

Property: Hotel America
Address: Rua de Santa Catarina 1018, Porto 4000-447, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Porto
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #71 of 103 Hotels in Porto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel America 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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