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Holiday Inn Porto Gaia

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Hurth, Germany
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The holiday in has spacious, well equiped, clean rooms. It does a very good job as a business hotel. There is really nothing that would hinder a good stay in general. The only thing that could be improved is the check-out policy. When staying with a group some more flexibility for a late check out for one out of several...

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Chandigarh, India
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

PROS 1. The hotel decor is excellent. Size of main lobby and room also is good. 2. The staff is very cordial and friendly. Despite reaching around 1.5 hrs after check in time, the room took more than 20 min to be cleaned and ready, I suppose for which was provided complimentary coffee at the main lobby bar. 3. The...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel has a Wow factor! Our stay here were Fantastic from the moment we arrived and be greeted to the departure day. Hospitality here is top notch. All staff are profesional and caring. Attention to detail is well performed at all stages. Staff make your stay enjoyable and warm.

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Somerset
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were fortunate enough to stay here the weekend prior to Easter and all aspects really were top notch. The welcome is very friendly but attentive and professional in a lovely way, it is almost as if the staff are saying "relax and welcome to our home". Nothing is too much trouble and we enjoyed a really...

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Newport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff very friendly, lovely clean room with fab view and great food would recommend travelling to Porto to stay at this Hotel. Train from Airport takes about 45 minutes and costs 2.55 euros. Ask for a view of the River as at night it is wonderful.

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Solihull
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent welcome more akin to a family run hotel, we had the benefit of a river view room. The hotel sits atop the hill opposite Porto so this ensured great views of the city and the Atlantic Ocean. Large room with everything you'd need

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Staffordshire Moorlands
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its a bit out of town, but in easy walking distance of the Metro. Great rooms and friendly service. Food is definitely a feature of this hotel. Rooms are spacious and well-equipped. Great lobby and bar. You can walk to the Port houses if you want, but coming back you may want to get a taxi.

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West Sussex
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Have recently returned from our first visit to this fantastic city which is perfect for a short 3 or 4 day break. The Holiday Inn is a lovely hotel and recently refurbished to a very high standard overlooking Porto on the south side of the river surrounded by many famous port houses down the hill from the hotel towards the...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Stayed here four nights on a work trip, & every single member of staff should be given a pay rise for their friendliness & desire to please. The food in the restaurant & bar is also excellent. Whilst here I visited the spa several times, & again, the women there were charming & accommodating, including with my companion who was...

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Boston, MA
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The staff were incredibly friendly. The restaurant was good, and the lobby and conference facilities were great. The rooms were pretty rundown, though. Be careful stepping into the tub. My wife and I both fell, and luckily only ended up with huge bruises on our legs. The gym was not great, but at least there was a gym. The elliptical...

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Porto Gaia, responded to this review

Dear madhattergreen, Thank you for posting a review about your stay with us. It is good to know that you found our staff to be very courteous and our hotel lobby and conference facilities commendable. However, I would like to apologize for not meeting your expectations regarding our bathroom tub and room condition. Safety is one of our topmost priority....

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Food & Friends - Holiday Inn Porto Gaia
Food & Friends - Holiday Inn Porto Gaia
Cuisines: European, Portuguese
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Choose the Holiday Inn Porto Gaia and enjoy the magnificent views over the Vila Nova Gaia and Porto cities. The Holiday Inn Porto Gaia is a four star deluxe hotel located in the heart of Vila Nova de Gaia - Porto. The hotel is only a short distance from the worldwide famous port wine cellars, the historical city center of Oporto, blue flag beaches and also train and metro station. We welcome you into our inviting and ample lobby where you can enjoy different sensations. Try the flavors of typical Portuguese food in our restaurant and bar "Food & Friends." Our rooms and suites are the perfect place to disconnect from the outside world and appreciate the small details like the complimentary internet access. Our executive floor located on the 22nd floor is an experience that you need to try. All the bedrooms located in this floor have access to the executive lounge, to the gym and the amazing panoramic view over the river Douro and the cities of Vila Nova de Gaia e Porto. The hotel Holiday Inn is the perfect choice for your meeting or event. We have at your disposal a congress center with 1500 m2 and 16 meeting rooms equipped with stat of the art audiovisual technology and a group of specialized professionals that will help you. Its strategic location with Porto Congress center, the short distance from the Trade Fair Centers - Exponor and Europarque and the airport Sá Carneiro make Holiday Inn Porto Gaia the perfect choice for leisure as well as business trips. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Porto Gaia

Address: Rua Diogo Macedo 220, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-107, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Vila Nova de Gaia
Price Range: $134 - $296 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Holiday Inn Porto Gaia 4*
Number of rooms: 179
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Porto Gaia Hotel Vila Nova De Gaia
Melia Hotel Gaia Porto
Sol Melia Gaia Porto
Holiday Inn Porto Gaia Portugal/Vila Nova De Gaia
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia
#2 Romantic Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia
#2 Spa Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia
#2 Family Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia
#2 Luxury Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia
#5 Business Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia
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“Try for the highest floor possible, we were on the 20th”
RaySomerset, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I believe that all the rooms are great. Better views the higher you go.”
  • Cloudy view over the city towards the Atlantic
Mike_from_Staffs, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing to the north have views of Porto and the higher the floor, the better the view.”
RichWestSussex, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms seemed of equal standard. Ours had a kitchenette (un equipped)”
Capability_Brown, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you want the gym, get room 22. Some rooms were in a completely separate wing.”
madhattergreen, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
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