Very central location in historic Porto (Oporto), this is a modern and comfortable but basic supposed-to-be economy hotel. Directly outside there are bakeries for breakfast and shops and bars are a short walk away.
If you are travelling by car, please beware that the nearby public underground car parks are very expensive and, despite being advised at check in we would pay a reduced rate of €12 for 24 hours, we had to pay €35, making the total cost unaffordable for a budget hotel. The room rate of €40 suddenly becomes €75 and is therefore no longer 'budget'.
I regret having to write this negativity for the hotel, but having exchanged numerous emails with the management there is no satisfactory resolution - it seems the staff do not speak good English (a poor excuse in our case as my partner is native Portuguese) and they should have advised us we needed a special pass for the car park - we couldn't return at the time because we were already aware our flight was imminent.
Decent, clean hotel but not value for money if travelling by car and the staff fail to follow procedure to ensure car parking charges are not excessive. Sad to say but our stay in the beautiful city of Lisbon was severely tainted by this experience.
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