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Castelo de Santa Catarina

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Tiverton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Overall, I would not hesitate to recommend this hotel but there are a few negatives. That said, they are far outweighed by the positives. First the negatives. It is a fairly dismal walk into the centre of the city. Not a huge distance but a bit of a trudge in the late afternoon after a day of sightseeing. And the... More 

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Jordan, Canada
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We loved the old castle, but disappointed that we didn't stay in the castle. We had a beautiful modern room, very clean, and comfortable! We felt the new additions took away from the old, and didn't blend in with the orginal architecture of the castle. The staff was very helpful and professional. The location was close enough to walk to... More 

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Somerset UK
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45 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We loved our stay in this hotel. A stunningly beautiful building. A tiled castle full of antiques. We were stunned when our room turned out to be right at the top of the tower. What a view! Tea and coffee making and a modern bathroom. Breakfast ok and generous. We enjoyed our walk down through Porto. On our second evening... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Fabulous ! Great value, great location, bedrooms fabulous with amazing views, breakfast varied and fresh and very enhjable. Breakfast room was delightful and so was the rest of the building. Typical blue and white throughout that you get all over Porto. Just a fabulous place to stay and the price was exceptional for the location. Walk down to the river... More 

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1 Thank Roesmetravel E
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Reviewed 8 September 2016

A nice small traditional hotel in a residential neighborhood of Porto, reasonably close to the center, Castelo de Santa Catarina was the best option indeed. Breakfast room was priceless. we really enjoyed our stay.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Castelo de Santa Catarina is about a 15 minute walk from the Se, or about 3 minutes from the Marques Metro stop. You can see the 'castle' - a turn-of-the-twentieth century grand residence - from the street, and you enter through a gate and walk up the driveway and along a short garden path to the reception. The grounds are... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

Interesting old building with beautiful breakfast room. Breakfast was included in the reasonable price and it was very good. The staff, particularly the young ones where really really helpful, both with the hotels and tourist recommendations. The building has great character but this comes with the edge that it's not 4 start, but if your looking for character and value,... More 

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Cleethorpes, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This is a fascinating hotel to stay in. Our room was the Castle Royal Suite two floors up in the tower. It was beautifully furnished with antiques, had a modern bathroom and was so quiet. The bed was really comfortable too.. Breakfast was both hot and cold with a good selection to choose from. The owner and all his staff... More 

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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Stunning old castle with moden wings And own 16th century castle Main building so authentic Owner very very hospitable Taxis only took 2 minutes each time Breakfast very beautiful,gardens comfortable and so quiet(castle walls make sure!) Lacks a bar(but drinks available) No room safes nor Fridge No food after breakfast City easy stroll Im going again

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kilkenny
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Rooms in the Castelo are not your normal hotel rooms,these are interesting and stylish,the breakfast area is like being in a antique store with some fine statues, and the gardens and church are very interesting plus good off road parking.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Castelo de Santa Catarina

Address: Rua de Santa Catarina 1347, Porto 4000-457, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Porto
Price Range: RM263 - RM464 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Castelo de Santa Catarina 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Castelo De Santa Catarina Hotel Porto
Castelo De Santa Catarina Porto
Castelo Santa Catarina
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#10 Romantic Hotel in Porto
#17 Family Hotel in Porto
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“This is a historic house with lots of stairs. Discuss room possibilities with the staff before booking - good English is spoken.”
 of 5 bubbles sirron2, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“the most designed rooms located in floor 2”
 of 5 bubbles oferkaspi, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“good service, good view”
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 of 5 bubbles iriiiina, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Stay in the main house it is really lovely”
 of 5 bubbles Sweetpeatraveluk, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“No lift in tower so choose garden room if you don't like stairs!”
 of 5 bubbles weloveholidaysuk_10, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
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