Freixo Apartment Porto, Portugal

designed by Nuno Melo Sousa and Hugo Ferreira
Freixo Apartment, Porto, Portugal | vacation homes for rent
  • Apartment
  • 1 BR
  • Sleeps 4
  • from € 170 nt
What we like about this property

One of six simple and stylish modern apartments along the banks of the Douro river, this vacation home for rent in Portugal was designed by local architects Nuno Melo Sousa and Hugo Ferreira and offers stunning views of the banks of Porto and the Pont Dom Luis bridge. A dramatic departure in tone and style from the historic surroundings, the amazing location and mix of brutalist style and polished design leaves a lasting impression of this great northern city.

Description

Located facing the Douro river and the iconic Dom Luís bridge, this vacation home rental in Porto is one of six apartments named after one of the city’s famous bridges, in a dramatically restored building designed by local architects Nuno Melo Sousa and Hugo Ferreira.

Perched on a steep granite cliff, the UNESCO neighborhood of Vila Nova de Gaia is historically significant and protected so construction and renovation of the existing building required vision and sensitivity. The original 19th century building had fallen into a state of disrepair and the subsequent renovations have altered it’s character without feeling completely out of place. Constructed of concrete and steel, it’s in striking contrast to the traditional red tile roof lines and historic jumble of medieval architecture but creates a strong connection with the raw granite cliffs.

The interiors are unadorned and minimalist but warm and inviting and designed with maximum comfort and versatility. The space is designed in a horizontal line with the living, dining and double bedroom area sharing the space with cleverly concealed kitchenette and bath tucked behind large slide away doors, all facing dramatic views of Dom Luis bridge. 

With a convertible sofa bed the apartment can sleep up to four.

There is a reception area and a communal kitchen with shared office space, and the option of renting any of the additional apartments for larger groups. 

From the breathtaking views to the simple airy style, this apartment allows you a unique way to experience the city. 

ADDITIONAL FEATURES

24 hr. reception and concierge services. Breakfast served daily in room, daily housekeeping and laundry facilities. Wifi throughout with cable TV. On site parking and optional transportation services.

AROUND

Registered as a UNESCO World Heritage site, the city of Porto is rich in Medieval history and this apartment is centrally located to best enjoy all it has to offer. The Vila Nova de Gaia neighborhood sits right along the southern banks of the Douro next to the Jardim do Morro and connects to the opposite bank from the Ponte Dom Luis Bridge. You are within easy reach of the famous Santa Catarina street for shopping, traditional Fado music and the acclaimed Cafe Majestic along with Batalha Square where most of the city’s important cultural events and shows take place. Be sure to visit the old town of Ribeira which overlooks the river and Doura valley. And while in the city that created Port wine, enjoy the many cellars wine tours offered.

LOCATION

Porto, Portugal. Nearest Airport: Porto Airport (20km)

BEST TIME TO VISIT: March through October 

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  • Freixo Apartment, Porto, Portugal | vacation homes for rent
  • Freixo Apartment, Porto, Portugal | vacation homes for rent
  • Freixo Apartment, Porto, Portugal | vacation homes for rent
  • Freixo Apartment, Porto, Portugal | vacation homes for rent
  • Freixo Apartment, Porto, Portugal | vacation homes for rent
  • Freixo Apartment, Porto, Portugal | vacation homes for rent
  • Freixo Apartment, Porto, Portugal | vacation homes for rent

Freixo Apartment

from 170/ nt
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Quote Details

$260 x 4 $1,040
Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $140
Taxes Not included
TOTAL $1,280
Refundable Damage Deposit $500
TOTAL (with Deposit) $1,780
Notes
Payment Terms:
  • $1,280 due now
  • Balance due
Cancellation Policy:

100% refund for cancellations request by at (property’s local time). No refund if less than 14 days priors to arrival day.

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Info & Rates
Bedrooms1 Bedroom
Bed TypeQueen plus sofa bed
KitchenKitchenette with breakfast included daily
Bathrooms1 Bathroom
AccommodateUp to 4 guests
InternetWifi throughout
Pet friendlyYes
RatesRates are €170 per night with a 1 night minimum stay except for July 15 through September 15 (and during city festivities, Christmas, New Year’s and Easter) when it is a 2 night minimum stay
Minimum Stay1 Night
ViewStunning views of the Ponte Luis Bridge, the Douro River and the city
Notes

Valid Credit card required to secure reservations

Cancellation policy:

If reservation is cancelled 7 days prior to arrival there are no penalty fees; If cancelled less than 7 days to 24hrs a 50% fee of the entire stay is due; less 24hrs, 100% of the entire stay is due.

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