Casa do Conto, Porto
|Rua da Boavista, 703, 4150-110, Porto, Porto, Porto and North, PORTUGAL.|
Description: Casa do ContoStanding in the heart of Porto, in the up-and-coming Cedofeita district, Casa do Conto (House of Tales) is a charming design residence, set in a spectacularly restored 19th century town house. Thoroughly rebuilt after a tragic fire, this magnificent property combines avant-garde design and materials with the original period façade of the building, and offers exclusive bed and breakfast accommodation in a unique setting.
Just a four-minute walk from the Carolina Michaelis metro station, Casa do Conto is within easy reach of many of Porto's most important landmarks and attractions, including the old town, the cathedral, and the Clérigos tower. Porto's excellent public transport system, including metro, bus and the heritage trams, can take guests to all points in the city and provide excellent links with the rest of the region.
With just six luxuriously decorated and furnished suites, Casa do Conto offers guests spacious comfort with fine views of the city or the charming walled garden and patio. The house's social areas (reception, lounge, library, and dining room) are arranged on the ground and first floor, and are illuminated by a huge central skylight. Casa do Conto is host to a range of cultural events, such as book launches and art exhibitions, and guests can enjoy an number of customised services, including restaurant, theatre and museum bookings, airport transfers and car rental.
The Casa do Conto also manages some nearby apartments at other locations in the center of Porto.
Type of rooms: Casa do ContoSuite:
This modern and spacious suite has a view over Porto. It comes with a seating area with sofas and a flat-screen cable TV. It also has a private bathroom with toiletries, a bathrobe and slippers. Also included are a Nespresso Coffee Machine and an electric kettle. Room size 30 sq m.
This modern and large suite features a balcony and overlooks the garden. It comes with a seating area with sofas and a flat-screen cable TV. Two of the Deluxe Suites come with a kitchenette and fridge-bar. Includes toiletries, a bathrobe and slippers. Room size 40 sq m.
All suites feature: LCD TV cable TV, free wireless Internet, direct-dial telephone and air- conditioning. En-suite bathroom with complimentary toiletries.
The CdC Apartment lapa are located in the center of Porto, in the commercial area of Cedofeita. They are 6 completely renovated apartments, 10 minutes walk from Casa da Musica or Clérigos Tower.
They are equipped with kitchen, lounge and dining area, cable Tv, free WI-FI and home appliances needed for an extended stay, along with free paking in the building. The bed and bath linen are provided.
Given its prime location, guest of the CdC Apartments Lapa can easily visit the major sights of Porto city center.
The Lello Bookshop is only a 10 minutes walk away, The Ribeira, the classified area as World Heritage of Unesco and the emblematic São Bento train station are a 15 minutes walk away.
Additional information: Casa do Conto
Airport transfer services can be arranged on request. Charges apply.
Private paying parking is available at a nearby location. Reservation is necessary.
Number of rooms: 7
Official category: Bed and Breakfast.
Languages spoken: Portuguese, English, Italian, Spanish.Smoking policy: Non-smoking property.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Diners Club, Maestro, Discover.
GPS Coordinates: 41° 9' 23.86'' N 8° 37' 17.76'' W
Nearest airport: Porto Airport - 13,7 km.