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Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 13 January 2013

special place special people thank you for my amazing New Year stay so cozy and charming feeling at home best location and neighborhood room is exactly as pictured full of light, very large and comfortable the bed exceptionally comfortable - very nice to sleep in the house which was nicely decorated in retro style, is kept very clean every day...

Thank Masha B
Campbell River, B.C.
Reviewed 22 October 2012

We had a real mess finding this place as there are 3 Casa Formosa's listed on Google. It was a non residing owner and the place had a very unlived in feeling. There were no pictures on the walls and altho the beds were comfortable it seemed rather odd to be staying there without a host. Real coffee would be...

1Thank champion51
ACasaFormosa, Owner at A Casa Formosa, responded to this review

Dear Rita, sorry for the fact that you didnt have the proper address and waist so much time to find the house. Although i dont live in the house, i try to make guests stay the more confortable and pleasant possible. Unfortunately, i was not in the city on your stay, and i regret it, because your stay it was...

Desenzano Del Garda, Italy
Reviewed 5 September 2012

Nice place, very easy to reach from the airport with the direction sent from Joao. We spent only one night; our room was very cleand, confortable and spacious. There are two bathrooms shared with other rooms but that was ok and both of them were cleaned. Breakfast is self made so you just select what you want from the kitchen....

2Thank CleoBs
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 July 2012

We had a lovely time (3 nights 4 days) in Porto thanks to very helpful hosts: Joao and Andrea, who gave us plenty of tips on local restaurants to ice cream shops. I initially booked Formosa 2 but Joao nicely suggested to put us in a double room in a beautifully restored top floor flat with a sunny balcony in...

Thank voyages081
Reviewed 27 June 2012

The 2 occasions I have visited Porto, I have stayed at Casa Formosa. The first time, my husband and I stayed in the spacious double room, the second, as he could not travel that time, I stayed in the lovely single room. It is a great place to have as your Home from Home for your visit. Joao works hard...

Thank ixellesWales
Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 6 June 2012

This is a small 3 or 4 bedroom loft on the 2nd floor in a nice area of town, close to everything you could want. I highly recommend it if you want to feel at home, meet other travelers that are laid back. If there were anything I would suggest for them is to offer more information upon arrival (mapas,...

Thank P M
Marciac, France
Reviewed 1 May 2012

We spent one night at Casa Formosa. It was easy to find from the station. The outside of the building was run down and scruffy but as soon as we were shown in and up the stairs it was another world. Cleanliness was first class, far beyond expectations for a budget hotel. Joao, the host, is multilingual and extremely helpful....

2Thank Suzie P
Reviewed 29 April 2012

It was my first trip to Porto and not having travelled abroad recently I was delighted that I had such a lovely experience at A Casa Formosa. Joao is a very kind and helpful host.! A bright, clean, homely but uncluttered apartment in a quiet street a few minutes walk from metro Sao Bento which was so easy from airport....

2Thank jane c
New York
Reviewed 27 April 2012

João is a fantastic host: fresh oranges from his parent's farm, a homemade cake, a bottle of port on the mantle, and kindness and helpfulness. Staying here is more like staying in a friend's apartment (or having your own that you share with friendly flatmates!). It's all done in very very good taste and fitted with beautifully selected 50s furnishings....

2Thank GiuseppeNYC
Reviewed 31 March 2012

The apartment is fairly basic but provides all you need for a pleasant stay. Its in a good location with easy access to the main attractions of Porto. Its only a few hundred metres from a metro station and bus stops, giving direct access to/from the airport and other destinations. We found Joao to be very friendly and helpful. He...

1Thank busterHertfordshire

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Casa Formosa. Big, sunny rooms right in the middle of the heart of Oporto waiting for you to enjoy. Fully furnished kitchen for you to feel at home. Two bathrooms in the house, both with shower to shared use. Sunny wide interior terrace. On your doorstep you will find plenty of shops, restaurants, cafes, and some of the best bakeries in town within walking distance. Feel home, here. ... more   less 

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Address: Rua Formosa 433 2 Andar, Porto 4000-253, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Porto
Price Range: RM180 - RM606 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“I stayed in the small nook room and it was really comfortable. It faces the street, so would suggest ear plugs if you're a light sleeper.”
 of 5 bubbles simone65l, 6 Nov 2013 | Read review
“difficult, because it all deoends on the hosts service and atmoshere, we think.”
 of 5 bubbles FredVanOV, 15 May 2013 | Read review
“all the rooms are lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles polishchick, 8 May 2013 | Read review
“The single bed is fabulous.”
 of 5 bubbles champion51, 21 Oct 2012 | Read review
“All good. There are three rooms, a single, and two doubles. The one at the end of the hallway is bigger but also a little more expensive.”
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