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Top 10 Vrbo Vacation Rentals In The Historic Center Of Porto, Portugal - Updated 2020

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Porto is the second largest city of Portugal and home to the infamous Porto wine. With its narrow streets, loud and friendly locals and delicious food, Porto is a destination to put in your ‘to-go’ list. We’ve selected for you 10 of the best Vrbo accommodations right in the center of town.

1. Charming 1 bedroom apartment: centrally located in historic city centre (from 68 USD)

This apartment features a spacious living room divided between a dining area and a lounge area with a sofa bed. The bathroom of the apartment has been fully upgraded. Conveniently located in the center of Porto, the property is only ten to fifteen minutes away from most touristic sights and attractions. The tourism information center is right down the road to help you plan your stay.

Charming apartment

Price: from 68 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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2. Go2oporto Viterbo Penthouse (from 159 USD)

This two bedroom apartment has been fully renovated with great taste. The living room features wooden floors, a balcony with stunning views of the Cathedral, the old town and Dom Luis I Bridge as well as the Douro River. Located in the heart of Porto, this apartment is on the fourth floor of an historic building with elevator access.

Go2oporto Viterbo Penthouse

Price: from 159 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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3. Situated in the city center, in a building fully refurbished (from 59 USD)

The recently refurbished apartment is located on the first floor of a refurbished historic building. The bright and fully equipped property is conveniently located near various shops and touristic attractions. It has a fully equipped kitchen, large living room, bedroom with double bed and double sofa bed, and bathroom with a shower and sink.

Apartment in the city center

Price: from 59 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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4. Deluxe Flat with Balcony (from USD 81)

Situated in the heart of Porto, this apartment will allow you to visit the city by foot and discover its historic gems. This modern flat has been refurbished in 2016 and is equipped with the highest quality material. Due to its orientation, the apartment benefits from the daylight throughout the whole day making it a very bright and airy place to stay. The terrace offers fantastic views to the city and is the perfect place to unwind after a day of visits!

Deluxe Flat with Balcony - Center
11 reviews
Apartment 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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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5. Spacious apartment with balcony (from 85 USD)

This apartment features two rooms and an equipped terrace and balcony. Ideally located in the historic heart of Porto, the spacious apartment is located in a quiet area. Only 200 meters (0.12 miles) from Trindade metro station which is the main metro station in Porto, you will reach the airport in only thirty-five minutes. Children amenities are available upon request (bed, high chair and potty-chair).

Spacious apartment with balcony

Price: from 85 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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6. Charming and spacious apartment in Historic Center (from USD 118)

The Belly Angel apartment is located above one of the oldest pastry shops where you can have your breakfast (included in the price). This charming apartment is ideally located to visit the old and historic part of Porto. A tram station is just down the road if you wish to experience this traditional transportation. Television is not available but the owners have the solution for long nights with a wide selection of books! A lot of shops, restaurants, bars and touristic attractions are at a walking distance away.

Charming and spacious Apartment Port Historic Center
68 reviews
Apartment 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was also great to have breakfast included at their pastry shop
we had a really nice stay at elisa and luís’s apartment
and as a lot of the reviews commented on the bakery/breakfast was an added delight
there is alot of room in the suite the bed was super comfortable
the apartment was exactly as described with some lovely nice touches
Cleanliness:
wonderful stay here in this clean and bright apartment
it was exactly as described - cozy clean modern and bright
Host:
host friendly and responsive
luis and his staff were always welcoming
the owners were great and were super helpful both before and during our trip
staff were an absolutely delight in their treatment of us
our hosts were lovely and the breakfast downstairs in the cafe was just the thing
Location:
great location over a pastry shop
the location is perfect
best location in porto
excellent eating in close proximity
it is ideally located close to everything in old porto
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7. Historical center apartment (from 62 USD)

This apartment is located in a typical nineteenth century refurbished building, just a two minute’s walk from the Bolhão metro station (which assures the direct connection to the airport). The eclectic Bolhão Market is just two minutes away from the apartment and most shops, restaurants and bars are at a walking distance. If you are coming by car, this apartment is perfect for you as the apartment comes with a parking space, something very rare in the center of Porto!

Historical center apartment

Price: from 62 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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8. City Centre Apartment with Private Courtyard (from 84 USD)

This fully renovated two bedroom apartment is ideally situated at just a five minute walk from Porto’s main shopping street Santa Catarina. With most restaurants, bars and shops nearby, the apartment location is perfect to spend a weekend walking around town. The apartment features a dishwasher, washing machine, internet, cable TV and iPod docking station.

City Centre Apartment with Private Courtyard

Price: from 84 USD

Number of Guests: 6

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9. Hungarian Biscuits - Port Historic Center (from USD 111)

The Hungarian Biscuits apartment is located above one of the oldest pastry shops in Porto - Primar Confectionery - where you can have your breakfast included on the price. The building from 1830 has been classified by the UNESCO World Heritage and was fully renovated in 2014. The balcony offers you fantastic views over one of the most beautiful squares in Porto, the square of the lions, as well as the Carmo church and Carmelitas church. The infamous Lello bookshop which was the inspiration behind Harry Potter’s Hogwarts is also visible from the balcony. All major historic buildings and sites are at a walking distance as well as restaurants, bars and shops.

Hungarian Biscuits - Port Historic Center
45 reviews
Apartment 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment had extra amenities such as condiments and kitchen necessities that made our stay comfortable
but the best part is the included bakery breakfast
Cleanliness:
it was neat and clean with everything we needed
the apartment itself was very clean and bright
Host:
the hosts were super friendly
i was spoiled by the daily morning greeting and service by luis and staff
all in all wonderful experience and a huge thanks to the hosts for showing us an unforgettable time
the hosts luise an elisa are also perfect
our hosts were very welcoming and helped us get oriented to porto - a city we have never visited
Location:
very nice central location close to all attractions
it’s close to so many attractions
it turns out to a perfect location
it was an easy walk to really good restaurants and the water front is accessible by walking
great location and sweet apartment with views of a lovely square and beautiful church
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10. Garden house in Historical Center (from USD 92)

Ideally located in the heart of Porto, this accommodation features a lush and exotic garden of a typical house of the nineteenth century. The house is made of glazed spaces opening to the garden with a living room, a bedroom, a kitchenette and a bathroom. Sliding panels isolate the sofa bed from the rest of the room. The kitchenette is equipped with a microwave, dishwasher, toaster and grill, electric kettle and a coffee machine.

Bonus? Fresh fruits, milk, bread, cheese and Portuguese wine are offered upon arrival on site!

GARDEN HOUSE in Historical Center, with Garage
Porto, PT
4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

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Porto’s weather makes is the perfect destination throughout the year. Make sure to read our article “Top 11 Things To Do In Porto, Portugal” to discover more about the city and plan your trip!

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Elodie is an avid passport stamp collector and adventure seeker. She defines herself as storyteller, marketeer, diver and traveller - not necessarily in that order. She is currently based in Bali,...Read more

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