10 Best Budget Stays In The Heart Of Porto, Portugal - Updated 2022

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Andreia
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Porto has a very special personality and, like the most special people, it can make you fall in love with it very easily and for many different reasons. This city is almost spoiled by how much love it gets from everyone who knows it but it never refuses to return the feeling in even larger amounts. Porto is old and new, lively and quiet. It is full of contrasts and tales of battles, joy and misery. If there is a city that could summarise the feeling you get when you have the pleasure to meet Portugal, that’s Porto. Because Porto is a kind, wrinkled fisherman with callused hands and it is a hyperactive child who only stops when they’re sleeping. It is a fierce woman who never lets anyone tell her what to do or think or say and never will. Porto is its loud people, its tiled buildings and its insultingly good food. It is a city that you should see before you can’t see anything else and a place where you can let go of any chains that are holding you down and remember who you are.

When you find yourself there, you’ll want every second to be perfect. It doesn’t matter who you brought with you or how much money you have in your wallet: you’ll want to make Porto proud and to stay for longer than you’ve planned. In that case, you’ll need a place where you can do more than just sleep. You’ll need a place where you can open the window and instantly feel part of the city. You’ll need a place where you can dream and get inspired to create something new. And who says you can only have that when you’re willing to spend all of your savings? Porto isn’t greedy and there are plenty of affordable places where you can get this and more. We’ve selected the loveliest and the most inexpensive places where you can stay in the very heart of Porto. All you have to do now is choose.

1. Oporto Pop Art Suite (from USD 55)

This house stole a piece of Porto’s personality and spread it all inside its walls. There’s colour, light, quirkiness and tradition. That’s Porto in four words. Oporto Pop Art Suite is set in a beautiful renovated 19th-century building and is located about a 5 minute’s walk from the city centre. This suite features a bedroom, a sitting area with a sofa bed, and a bathroom. It is uniquely decorated, displaying its owners’ flamboyant personalities and their appreciation for art. The high ceilings and huge windows only add to its charm, as well as its cosy, romantic atmosphere. If you’re a fan of Andy Warhol and pop art in general, you’re going to love this place.

Oporto Nature Art Suite
Porto, Portugal
56 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in home 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
very clean and spacious room
the house is clean trendy and the bed is also comfortable
the room is as advertised - clean comfortable and with a nice pop-art feel to it
jorge's place is clean and full of art and design
clean and central and very well decorated
Host:
jorge was an amazing host and very responsive
jorge is a great host; super friendly welcoming and very responsive
an outstanding host in every way
very nice place and jorge was an excellent host
we enjoyed a lot our stay jorge and joaquim are lovely hosts
Location:
good neighborhood and close to subway from airport
top location very nice stay in porto
that does not take away from the excellent location
the location is very good it is easy to reach almost everything in the city
nice little flat in a great location
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2. Oporto Vintage Art Suite (from USD 57)

In the same house as Oporto Pop Art Suite, there’s another private room where you can let your imagination roam free. Oporto Vintage Art Suite is even more romantic, spacious and unique. This suite features a lovely room and two great surprises: a private patio and a bathroom with a hot tub! Trust us when we say there is nowhere else you could find a room like this for such a good price. This is the perfect place to stay for a couple on a romantic holiday or even for a solo traveller who likes to treat themselves right.

Oporto Vintage Art Suite with Patio and Kitchen
Porto, Portugal
172 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in home 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the little patio is just perfect for a quiet breakfast or a coffee
very big bathroom as well with necessities like shampoo available
we had everything we needed in the apartment and the decoration is even better than the photos
the space is loaded with charm and interesting things to look at and is very comfortable
having breakfast in the garden was a real treat
Cleanliness:
the room is spacious very clean and nicely decorated
it was really really nice clean and lovely decorated
the apartment was clean comfortable and as shown
the place was super clean and the style of the place was unique
everything was super clean stylish and very accessible to everything you need
Host:
jorge is a very nice host
jorge is a super host
jorge is a great host
jorge is a great host
jorge is the best host ever
Location:
nicely situated outside of the noise of central porto
fabulous room at great location (10 min walk to the centre with many nice places for breakfast nearby)
lovely place close to porto’s center
it's easy to get by and walk to the city center in just 15 minutes
beautiful room great bed close to the citycenter (walkingdistance) and metro (2min)
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3. Moov Hotel Porto Centro (from USD 66)

This is probably the cheapest hotel with the best location in Porto. It’s minutes from metro and train stations with connections to the airport. Moov Hotel is set in what used to be a cinema, in a completely renovated building. It offers modern, air-conditioned rooms elegantly decorated featuring a desk and a private bathroom. You can relax on the lovely terrace whilst siping your morning coffee and then prepare yourself to start exploring Porto right after you open the hotel’s main door. Doesn’t it sound great?


Moov Hotel Porto Centro

Address: Praça da Batalha nº. 32/34

Family rooms Luggage storage Soundproof rooms WiFi available in all areas Private parking On-site parking Vending machine (snacks) Face masks for guests available

4. Marios BnB Porto Picaria 1 (from USD 61)

Marios Bnb is a large studio flat with a lovely balcony set in the centre of Porto. Your stay will include breakfast and if you need a ride from the airport, you can get one for a small fee. The flat includes a bedroom area with a double bed, a bathroom, a fully equipped kitchen and a sofa bed if you’re staying with more than one person. This modern flat is perfect for both long or short stays.

Baixa24 - P1L - Large downtown studio w/ balcony
Porto, Portugal
602 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 3 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
central area nice place easy communication voucher for the breakfast wifi i recommend
the apartment is beautifully furnished and there is even a balcony very recommendable
the bed is comfortable and the air conditioning is a big plus in the summer
the shower was unfortunately broken but thankfully still usable - otherwise would have been 5 stars
the communication with mario was fluid and very appreciated the breakfast voucher :)
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable
very spacious and clean room
the place was clean and well designed overall
clean apartment in a very nice neighbourhood
the apparent was very clean and stylish in a great location
Host:
mario is a great host
as for the host mario was really nice
the host was really nice to let us make our check in earlier than settled and answered promptly
mario is very helpful and friendly
so the host is very kind and helpful
Location:
location is super central
location is pretty good
great location easy access
superb location don't expect a fancy appartment but location is priceless
very nice apartment in a great location - everything is within walking distance
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5. OportoHouse (from USD 75)

OportoHouse is set in the heart of Porto, near Clérigos, a beautiful area to stay. It offers bright rooms with exposed stone walls and wooden furniture, which gives them a very cosy atmosphere. Every room includes a private bathroom but only some of them feature a balcony from where you can see the city. This charming guest house will offer you a very Portuguese experience in the centre of Porto.


OportoHouse

Wifi Available

Address: Rua Conde Vizela 56
Accommodates: 4

Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Family rooms Internet services Heating Fax/photocopying Luggage storage

6. Deluxe Flat with Balcony (from USD 93)

This modern flat has a terrace overlooking the city where you can enjoy the sun and relax after a day of exploring. It has a great location in the centre of Porto and is a great option for a couple or a small group of friends. The flat is soundproofed and air-conditioned; it features a bedroom with a king size bed and TV, a bathroom, a fully equipped kitchen and a living room. What else could you need?

Deluxe Flat with Balcony - Center
11 reviews  Wifi Available
Apartment 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
kitchen was smart and well equipped for making breakfast though may be a bit small for elaborate cooking
lots of helpful information is available in the apartment
Cleanliness:
we found the apartment clean and comfortable and well-equipped
the apartment is spacious modern and clean
apartment is straight out of a magazine; modern stylish and everything clean and new
Host:
the owner was responsive to our needs
maria was helpful and showed us how everything worked
Location:
a perfect flat in a perfect location to enjoy a perfect city
there are quite a few good restaurants close to the apartment
nice enough apartment in a quiet location
lovely apartment in good location
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7. Housetik Lóios Apartment (from 89 USD (75 EUR))

Housetik Lóios Apartment is set right next to the Clérigos Tower, in one of the most famous areas in Porto. The apartment comprises a living room with dining area, a kitchen, a bathroom and a bedroom area. You can get massages and rent bikes to explore the city to its fullest and then get back to the apartment and relax. This apartment has the essentials to make your stay a very pleasant one.

Housetik Lóios Apartment

Address: Rua Estreito dos Lóios, 22, União de Freguesias do Centro, 4050-615 Porto, Portugal (see map)

Price: from 89 USD (75 EUR)

8. Urban Little House 173 (from 90 USD (76 EUR))

Urban Little House 173 is located a couple of minutes from Porto’s Coliseum and is the perfect place to stay if you’re traveling with your pet. There’s private parking available too, if you’re not happy yet. The house includes a kitchen area, a seating area with a TV, and a private bathroom, as well as a little garden. You’d be staying minutes away from the centre of Porto in the company of your loved ones, including your furry children. Now, isn’t this what you’ve been looking for?

Urban Little House 173

Address: Rua Formosa 173, Lado Direito, União de Freguesias do Centro, 4000-254 Porto, Portugal (see map)

Price: from 90 USD (76 EUR)

9. Bandeira3Rooms (from USD 166)

Bandeira3Rooms is an amazing apartment with a great location, just a 2 minute’s walk from Bolhão Market. The rooms are a perfect combination of modern design and retro décor, and every single one of them has a balcony overlooking the surrounding area. All rooms include a bathroom with free toiletries. The apartment features a shared kitchen where you can prepare your own meals, although you’ll be close to many restaurants and cafés where you can try delicious Portuguese dishes. Another great choice for a great price.

10. Charming Little House

This cosy house is located in Porto’s historic centre, close to some of the main attractions. It has three floors with a narrow, triangular shape which only makes it even more charming. The house features a living room with a sofa bed, a bedroom with a double bed and views to the picturesque street, two bathrooms (one with shower) and a fully equipped kitchen. This house has a unique architecture with its exposed stone wall and ceilings with wooden beams and it will charm you as soon as you enter! This is a great option for a small group of friends on a budget.

Charming Little House | Ace Location
Porto, Porto District, Portugal
301 reviews
Entire house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi worked great
sara gave us great recommendations of places to eat the wifi worked and the bed was comfortable
the toilet room is pretty small so could be a squeeze if you're of a larger persuasion
Cleanliness:
the house itself was very clean and comfortable
spotlessly clean everything you need and more
clean fun apartment with everything you'll need
the apartment is nice and clean
the apartment was clean and we got great tips for places to visit
Host:
she was so knowledgeable and helpful
the host took great care of our comfort
the owner is easily reached and punctual
the owner rescued us as he lives nearby when my phone was locked inside after check out
paulo was a great host i would definitely recommend his house
Location:
the location is brilliant
very very central location and a beautiful cute cozy tiny flat
fantastic location in a great city
the location is amazing close to everything you need
the apartment's location is absolutely amazing and in the middle of everything
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Porto: the city that will conquer your heart

Porto is known as the ‘Invicta’ in Portuguese, meaning that it was never conquered, that it is invincible. History doesn’t agree but sometimes it feels good to deny the details and look at the bigger picture. Porto is indeed invincible in many aspects: in beauty, in architecture, in amazing restaurants, in stories. It always surpasses the highest expectations of anyone who hasn’t yet seen it and it is always able to surprise the ones who have lived there their whole lives. We hope our list of best budget stays in Porto also surprised you and that it is the starting point of your amazing trip to this beautiful city.

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