With over 500 available apartments in Porto, it is hard to choose where to stay in the Portuguese capital of the north. To help you on your research and avoid losing more than 2 hours searching for the right apartment, I’ve prepared my top 10 of the best Porto apartments.
What were the criteria when choosing the best Porto apartments?
I’ve chosen the apartments with a score higher than 8/10 and with access to the Internet. Then, I’ve selected the apartments taking into account their location, price and amenities.
Here are the top 10 Porto apartments
1. São Brás Apartment 9.3/10
São Brás Apartment is one of the apartments to consider when visiting Porto. This apartment is close to the historic centre but there are other points of interest close by such as Nossa Senhora da Conceição Church, Lapa Church and the square Praça da República.
This apartment is a few minutes away from Marquês and Faria de Guimarães metro stations; it has a fully-equipped kitchen, two rooms with three beds total (plus one for toddlers if needed) and a living room with a sofa bed.
2. BO – Sá de Noronha 9.8/10
Located in a beautiful and refurbished 19th century building and just a few metres away from the historic centre, BO – Sá de Noronha is one of the favourite Porto apartments for people visiting this city and it offers its guests excellent amenities for a memorable stay.
Close to this magnificent apartment, you’ll find some wonderful places like Lello Bookshop, Carmo Church and the ex-libris of this city, the beautiful Clérigos Tower. At night, you can have a drink in one of the many bars and discos located nearby.
3. Spot Apartments Trindade 9.7/10
Spot Apartments Trindade stand out from many of the apartments in the city because of their beautiful decoration, spacious rooms and fully-equipped kitchens.
If you stay here, know that you’ll be very close to Trindade metro station which is facing the apartments; you can also choose to go for a stroll in the surrounding area and discover some points of interest like Trindade Church and the beautiful city hall building.
4. Domum 2 9.5/10
These apartments are wonderfully decorated and offer their guests a fully-equipped kitchen to prepare all their meals and beautiful rooms to relax.
In the surrounding area there are several points of interest you’ll want to visit like Carmelitas Church, Clérigos Tower and Palácio da Bolsa. Nightlife is also very pleasant with several bars and discos close to this accommodation.
5. Ribeira Cinema Apartments 8.8/10
Ribeira Cinema Apartments are other Porto apartments you should consider. Apart from their enviable location, enjoy their themed decoration, related to movies that everyone knows, and rooms that have wonderful views over Douro river and Serra do Pilar Monastery.
You can take advantage of being close to the river and explore Ribeira, one of the most authentic quarters in the city; you can also cross Luis I bridge and explore Cais de Gaia and visit one of the many Port wine cellars that you’ll find there.
6. Apartamentos Villa Bolhão 9.5/10
These apartments are located right in front of the authentic Bolhão Market and offer their guests all the amenities to have a memorable stay in Porto: a fully-equipped kitchen, elevator access and very comfortable rooms.
Taking advantage of the privileged location of this place, take some time to explore the surrounding area and get to know touristy places like the avenue Avenida dos Aliados or the beautiful commercial street Rua de Santa Catarina. You can also take the opportunity to have a cup of coffee at the famous Café Majestic.
7. LETHESHOME Apartments 9.7/10
Of the Porto apartments to rent, LETHESHOME Apartments are definitely some of the best: enjoy the fully-equipped kitchen, the modern decoration, the excellent location and the comfortable rooms.
If you stay in one of these apartments, know that you can admire places like São Bento Train Station, São João National Theatre or even Café Majestic and go for some shopping in one of the most famous streets in the city, Rua de Santa Catarina
8. Oporto Invite – Taipas 9.5/10
Situated in a marvellous location and close to the historic centre of Porto, the Oporto Invite – Taipas apartments offer their guests comfortable bedrooms, spacious living rooms and fully-equipped kitchenettes for you to prepare your meals.
In the surrounding area, you can discover places like Clérigos Tower, the Alfândega building, with several exhibitions throughout the year, and Palácio da Bolsa.
9. Douro Apartments – Ribeira 8.8/10
With a good value for money, Douro Apartments are located in one of the most authentic quarters in Porto, Ribeira, and here you’ll have all the amenities for you to feel at home like some comfortable rooms and an equipped kitchen.
Taking advantage of these apartments’ location, take some time to discover Palácio da Bolsa, have a cup of coffee in Cais da Ribeira while admiring Luis I bridge or cross the bridge and get to know one of the famous Port wine cellars.
10. Chateau Flores 9.3/10
Located in one of the most beautiful streets in the city, Rua das Flores, Chateau Flores is another accommodation to consider when staying in Porto. Of all the amenities, you can also enjoy the fully-equipped kitchen to prepare your meals.
Among other places you can visit in the surrounding area, don’t miss the opportunity to admire the beautiful São Bento Train Station and Palácio da Bolsa and you should also take a stroll through the most typical streets in the historic centre of Porto.
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