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AC Hotel Porto
Ranked #39 of 109 Hotels in Porto
Reviewed 17 June 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed at the AC Hotel Porto and loved it. The room was exceptionally clean and very modern. The staff were great and overall an easy drive to and from the city center and from the airport. I would recommend that you stay here is you have a car, if you don't it can be tricky to get to the city. We enjoyed our stay and will return if in Porto and are driving.

Room Tip: We had a window facing out onto the city and heard barely any noise and had a nice view.
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  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled as a couple
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AC Porto H, Reception at AC Hotel Porto, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2014

Dear Ms Claudia H,

On the behalf of our team a big thank you for the published kind compliment to our service.
Recognition is always welcomed and gives us encouragement to continue working in order to meet our guests expectations.

We are all looking forward to welcoming you back in AC Porto Hotel by Marriott.

Best regards,
Carlos Pinto
Customer Care Service

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Reviewed 19 May 2014

I like recently refurbished or built hotels and AC Hotel-Porto is one of them which I use for work. Excellent breakfast and very sympathetic staff.
Easy access to major highways is handy when on business but also positive in case of needing to park for free as there are sufficient space outside the hotel.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled on business
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1  Thank azvalian
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AC Porto H, Customer Care Service at AC Hotel Porto, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2014

Dear client,

On the behalf of our team a big thank you for the published kind compliment to our service.
Recognition is always welcomed and gives us encouragement to continue working in order to meet our guests expectations.

We are all looking forward to welcoming you back in AC Porto Hotel by Marriott.

Best regards,
Catarina Azevedo
Customer Care Service

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Reviewed 9 April 2014

This hotel is situated just next to the shopping mall and the Dragao stadium of FC Porto. It’s just a few mins from the exit of the main highway and easy to find with navigation. You can conveniently park the car for free outside the hotel. It’s still 10mins taxi drive 7-10 euro’s, but you can also take the metro which will take you 10min longer. The rooms were comfortable and spacious. Only the bed was kind of small for a double. We did not take the breakfast as Portuguese people and instead followed their tradition to start the day with some pastels de nata and strong coffee in the adjacent mall(open also on Sunday). The less-liked aspects were the fitness centre(old machines + sauna being turned off. And also the price of the drinks. Almost 4 euro’s for a average cappuccino is somewhat too much. At the other hand, the room charges are very decent so definitely a recommended hotel if you do not want to stay in the city centre hotels.

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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AC Porto H, Customer Care Service at AC Hotel Porto, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2014

Dear Sir,

Thank you so much for choosing AC Hotel Porto by Marriott on your recent visit to Porto.

I am very glad to hear that you have spent a nice time with us and that you enjoyed your room and the hotel's location. Your opinion is really important to us as it gives us the opportunity of improving our offer, in order to provide a better service.
Please be sure that our team will continue making all efforts to guarantee that AC can be your Home in Porto.

I truly hope to welcome you again at our hotel.
Yours sincerely,

Catarina Azevedo
Serviço de Apoio ao Cliente / Customer Care Service
AC Hotel Porto by Marriott
acporto@ac-hotels.com
00351 225072650

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Reviewed 14 March 2014

having stayed at several AC hotels in Italy we felt comfortable booking this one. As is often the case with the AC hotels we knew it would not be downtown but were a bit surprised at how far it was to the metro. The hotel is adjacent to the Stadio di Drago football stadium and is in a not very inspiring area. check in was smooth but our room had dirty tables and we had to ask for it to be recleaned - which was done promptly but with little apology. There is a shopping center next door but you have to walk around the outside of it through groupas of people 'hanging about' on the steps to get there.
The metro is about a 10 minute walk downhill and 20 minutes back (uphill) which is quite a hike, especially in the dark. There are no restaurants in walking distance (there is a food court in the mall) so we ate at the hotel twice. The food was good and reasonably priced but the menu is quite limited. The breakfast was good.
This hotel is fine if you are on business or an organized trip but is not as modern as other AC hotels we have stayed in, in fact it is rather faded. Another time we will stay downtown.

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank keenvisitor
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AC Porto H, Customer Care Service at AC Hotel Porto, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2014

Dear Sir / Madam,

Thank you for your review and for enumerating the opportunities to improve. I am sorry for the shortcomings you have experienced during your stay with us. As we continually strive for excellence in customer service, we maintain the ideal of keeping guest satisfaction as our top priority.

This feedback will be shared with the appropriate people that can help us make a difference to ensure our valued guests' needs and expectations are met in the future.

We are truly sorry for the inconvenience and hope this will not prevent you from coming to see us again.

Yours sincerely,
Tito Coelho
Customer Care Service
AC Porto by Marriott
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Reviewed 9 March 2014

We have chosen this hotel because I had a free night certificate. It's not in downtown but it's about 5 minutes walk to a subway station within Zone 2. Given the parking and traffic difficulties at downtown Porto, I recommend that you leave the car at hotel and take the subway to go to downtown. There are plenty street parting spaces around the hotel and they are free. The hotel is a 4-star hotel and the decor is contemporary. The room is a typical AC hotel room which had model furniture and not too small. The bathroom is spacious with a tub. But the design of the bath tub glass doesn't shield well the shower. You need to keep the shower head low in order not to spill water out onto the floor. There is also missing soap dish or the counter is missing the soap place as in the other AC hotel. After you use the soap, the soapy water makes the sink county dirty. We were given a room facing the highway but the noise is barely audible. The breakfast is 8 euros with the typical European breakfast. The only thing missing is the Pastel de Nata which I'm quite surprised because this is a such popular pastry that you can see them everywhere where pastries are sold. I also wish there are coffee and tea maker.

Room Tip: Take the subway to go to Old Porto.
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  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled as a couple
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AC Porto H, Customer Care Service at AC Hotel Porto, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2014

Good Morning Ms. Sophie L.,

First of all, and on behalf of our team, I would like to thank you for choosing AC Hotel Porto by Marriott on your recent visit to Porto. Your opinion is really important to us so it’s always a great pleasure and a big privilege to have such positive comments from your side.

Regarding the "Pastel de Nata" we will address that item to our Food & Beverage Department.

Thank you once again for your comments. We remain at your entire disposal.

Yours sincerely,

Tito Coelho
Customer Care Service
AC Porto by Marriott
acporto@ac-hotels.com
00351225072650

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Reviewed 15 February 2014

We like this hotel for the location, the clean and spacious rooms and the effective staff. It's location is excellent as a base to move around the city either by car or by subway. Other than the paid underground parking there aren't many free parking alternatives on the street and it was a bit crowded when we arrived, but with a little bit of creativity everybody managed to get a spot (there are also plenty of spots in close-by streets, but we really didn't feel like taking the walk through deserted streets at night).

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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AC Porto H, Customer Service at AC Hotel Porto, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2014

Dear Mr. Nuno O,

Thank you for choosing AC Hotel Porto by Marriott on your recent visit to Porto and for your kind words.

I am very glad to hear that you have spent a nice time at our hotel and that you enjoyed your room and the way that our staff made you feel during your stay. Recognition its always welcome and give us encouragement to continue working in order to meet our guests expectations.

Regarding to parking spaces on the street, there may be days when they are busier, but indeed there are several free possibilities next to the hotel.

We are all looking forward to welcoming you back soon.

Best regards,
Catarina Azevedo
Serviço de Apoio ao Cliente / Customer Care Service

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Reviewed 30 January 2014

I flew to Porto, Portugal for one reason, to see FC Porto play PSG and Sporting. So this was the ideal hotel for me. After traveling all the way from America all night to get there in the morning (7a.m) to be told by staff that I wouldn't be able to be in my room by 3p.m was very upsetting. I literally fell asleep with my bags in there hallway feeling like a bum. But after that long dragged out day, it was great. I voiced my opinion to the staff, and they made my stay great. The spa is classy, the view is the field of my favorite team, FC Porto. Its a quick taxi ride into the city, breakfast is great. I really enjoyed it, but if your not going for FC Porto. Maybe you might wanna go closer to the city.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled with friends
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1  Thank GQPortugal
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AC Porto H, Customer Care Service at AC Hotel Porto, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2014

Dear Mr. Allen F.,

I am very glad to hear that you have spent a nice time at AC Hotel Porto by Marriott and that you enjoyed our services and the way that our staff made you feel during your stay.
Actually our location is privilege in close proximity to the stadium, and through the metro station it’s a 10min ride to the city centre.

I would also like to apologize for any inconveniences you may have experienced during your stay. Usually we let our guests check-in as soon as possible, but depending on the occupancy, sometimes it may not be achievable.

Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences and I truly hope to welcome you again at our hotel.
Best Regards,
Catarina Azevedo

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Additional Information about AC Hotel Porto

Address: Rua Jaime Brasil 40, Porto 4350-009, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Porto
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#20 Business Hotel in Porto
#31 Luxury Hotel in Porto
Price Range: £52 - £99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — AC Hotel Porto 4*
Number of rooms: 128
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