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Casa das Taipas

Guesthouse | Rua das Taipas nº 15 - 17A, Porto, Portugal 4050-599

91.2% Overall Rating

61 out of 64 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (23/04/2013)

"the hostel is very small, cosy and calm. the living room and the kitchen are quite big and you can find almost everything you need for cooking. the owner of the hostel was very nice, friendly and helpfull, we arrived…"

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  • Self-catering Facilities
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Laundry service
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Sofa

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 16.66
  • Towel USD 2.22

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 16:00
Latest Check-out: 12:00

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Welcome to Casa das Taipas, the best price you’ll find for such a privileged location in the heart of Porto.
This micro-hostel is in a walking distance of all the top attractions in Porto: Ribeira (riverside), the Port wine cellars, the monuments, the downtown area, the typical marketplace and shops, the nightlife and many others.
Simplicity, comfort, friendliness and low cost make Casa das Taipas the ideal place for your stay in Porto.
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About Casa das Taipas

Casa das Taipas is a small hostel located in Rua das Taipas, in the heart of Oporto historical center - Unesco World Heritage.
This 300 years old building was recently remodeled and equipped to provide visitors with a convenient and economical stay.
It is divided in 2 different areas:
- The room area, with 2 private rooms and a huge shared kitchen / living room with its original stone walls. Here guests can cook and take their meals, use the computer (free Internet and WiFi access) or just relax in the sofa while listen to some music.
- The one-bedroom apartment, completely private, with a big kitchen and a small loby with a computer (free Internet and WiFi access also).
Restaurants, monuments, riverside viewpoints, the small bars and coffee-shops, the steep tiny streets, the food and the wine all mixed together under the warm welcome of the locals, just a few steps away from the front door.

Accommodation Information

Our room types:
- The apartment (totally private) has one bedroom, a big kitchen, a living room and two bathrooms. It's children-friendly (no stairs at all) and fully equipped up to 4 people with one double bed and two single beds
- The 4 bed en-suite room has 4 single beds (2 regular + 1 bunk bed), a private bathroom and a shared fully equipped kitchen. Up to 4 persons.
- The 2 bed en-suite room has 1 bunk bed, a private bathroom and a shared fully equipped kitchen.

Bedsheets and linen are provided in every rooms, bathrooms with 24h hot showers.

Other facilities:
Free PC usage and Internet access for wireless devices
Towels (1.50 Euros for each person, per stay)

Other information:
Taxes Included in Price
Check in: after 4 p.m.
Check out: until 12:00 a.m.
Minimum stay: 2 days
Night time noise (silence): from 11 p.m. to 7:30 a.m.
Payment: cash on arrival

Location Information

Nearby you'll find supermarkets, very good and affordable restaurants, bars, coffeehouses, shops, a pharmacy, post-office and police station plus many other services.
Within a five minutes’ walking distance you can find top attractions of the city: the Palácio da Bolsa (Stock Exchange Palace), the Ribeira, Alfândega (Customs Building), Igreja de São Francisco (Church of St. Francis) and Torre dos Clérigos (Church of Clérigos with its famous bell tower), among many others.
In the surroundings area you can visit the Port Wine Cellars, take a cruise on the Douro River or enjoy the nightlife of Porto in the downtown area – the heart of the city.

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