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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Guest house clean. Helpful staff speaking Portuguese, English, French. Bright and warm. Breakfast with local products. Quick access to subway stations Carolina Michaelis (5-7min.) And Lapa 10 (min.). Wifi coverage in rooms.

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Delmar, New York
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We chose Boavista guest house largely on price but were very happy with the choice. The guest house is a little out of town (a fast 15 minutes downhill, a little longer on the climb back up!) but that is to a degree an advantage - certainly on the Saturday night we stayed downtown itself was incredibly crowded with noise...

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Grand Bay, New Brunswick
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed my stay here. The room was clean, comfortable and a short walk from the Metro. I was able to receive wifi in the room. When I went on a day trip, they provided the best early breakfast they could. They were extremely helpful with advice and helped me figure out how to change my train reservation. Would stay...

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Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Found this hotel on booking.com as it was judged 8+ by other travellers! And they are right! Basic reception/breakfast Area but rooms are just renovated and have all you need, especially an amazing shower with actual decent water pressure! Don't see that Very Often in hotels! Staff is friendly and speak good english! Location is about 10 mins walk from...

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Nicosia, Cyprus
Reviewed 1 June 2016

The staff was extremely friendly and helpful! Also they speak English which is very important! The breakfast could be richier but we had the best croisssant we ever aet!The bed is very comfortable, the room very clean and metro station is near!

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BoavistaGH, Front Office at Boavista Guest House, responded to this review

Kalimera Polydoros, Thank you for your review. It was very nice to have you here. Best Regards from all the Boavista Guest House's team.

Aarhus, Denmark
Reviewed 27 May 2016

I was here for a 3-day break to take some photos and meet an acquaintance. As someone who loves walking - with and without a camera - around cities, I think that the location was perfect. Around you is real life, not bars devoted to charter tour groups. There are several local restaurants right nearby that give you a taste...

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Like this hotel for location (away from hords of tourists and where river and ocean meet), service, roof top bar/pool, and water views. Breakfast included (better than average/almost same every morning). Front deak staff very helpful and grocery store near. Excellent access to town+ using Bus 500. Weakest score would be for bedding. Would certainly return as long as I...

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1Thank Isle 'n Sun
BoavistaGH, Front Desk at Boavista Guest House, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, We would like to inform you that your review (although very good) is not for our hotel... We are Boavista Guest House and not Hotel Boa-Vista. We are located in the city center, so unfortunatly, no ocean view... :) We are glad you liked our beautiful Porto. Best Regards

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

We only stayed for one night and arrived late so we literally only slept here, room was small and basic but clean and the bathroom had a good shower. Few mins walk to the metro which will have you in the centre in 5-10 mins, nice little area seemed nice and safe, they held our bags whilst we explored the...

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BoavistaGH, Manager at Boavista Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and we hope to see you again! Kind regards from all the team!

Porto, Portugal
Reviewed 26 January 2016

Well located for exploring the whole city, an easy five-minute walk from the metro, adequate comfortable room, bright breakfast room with great service, extremely helpful staff for our particular needs. Highly recommended.

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BoavistaGH, General Manager at Boavista Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! Kind regards fromm all the team!

Calangute, India
Reviewed 18 January 2016

This was one of the better hostels, but was still very cold because in Portugal most houses don't have room heating. I did enjoy the place though. The staff are nice and will guide you well, but they are not necessarily very helpful when it comes to changing the bed.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Boavista Guest House has 21 equipped rooms with private bathroom, air conditioned, heating, Cable Tv and telephone.It also has an amazing terrace, a cozy breakfast room and 24h reception.Within 2min of the subway "Carolina Michaellis", 15min from the beachand the Porto Wine Cellars and 21min from the airport. Surrounded by tourist and historical points of interess as Casa da Música, Museums, theatres, parks, shopping centres....Everything you need for a memorable stay in Porto! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Boavista Guest House

Address: Rua da Boavista 667, Porto 4050-110, Portugal (Formerly Cesar Residencial)
Region: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Porto
Price Range: $49 - $94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Boavista Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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“If possible avoid the front (onto Rua da Boavista where staff and customers of adjacent café tend to cluster- their chatter can be noisy).”
 of 5 bubbles BritTrippers, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room that does not face Rua Boavista and may thus be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles Canadagoose2014, 1 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Lower rooms for wifi, higher rooms for quiet”
 of 5 bubbles Deadlip, 18 Jul 2015 | Read review
“all rooms are noisy”
  • room that looks out on the patio.
  • patio with the restaurant
 of 5 bubbles francisp829, 6 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Choose the new refurnished ones. More spacious and more "clean" decorated.”
 of 5 bubbles PatriciaMadeira, 2 Jan 2015 | Read review
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