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Located right in front of the Douro River, 1872 River House provides scenic views over the riverside area, as well as of the Luis I Bridge. The historical Ribeira area is 350 feet away and the Porto center is 0.7 mi.

The air-conditioned rooms are classically decorated and feature a flat-screen TV. Some rooms have city views while others boast views over the river. All include free WiFi and a private bathroom. Daily cleaning is provided.

Breakfast is included in the room rate and served each morning in the property’s bright meal area. Room breakfast is available, at an extra fee. The Porto Ribeira area is a popular tourist destination, filled with traditional restaurants, bars and eateries.

Guests may rent bicycles with the front desk in order to tour the waterfront promenade in leisurely fashion. Babysitting services are available, at an extra cost. Also at an extra fee, guided tours of the city are provided for guests of the River House.

Central Aliados Avenue is a 13-minute walk and features several shops and characteristic cafés. The iconic Clérigos Tower is 2,950 feet away, as are the Galerias de Paris bar area. The Gaia riverside is 0.8 mi away by crossing the bridge and is the site of the Port Wine Cellars. Porto International Airport is 14 mi from the charming 1872 River House.

This is our guests' favorite part of Porto, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.9 for a two-person trip.

1872 River House has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Apr 8, 2014

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Porto, this property has an excellent location score of 9.9!

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Buffet


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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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Located in the historic old town

Porto's old town is full of crumbling pastel-colored houses. It's peaceful and relatively untouched – despite being designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it's still off most tourists' radars.

What's nearby
  • Casa do Infante
    0.1 miles
  • Palacio da Bolsa
    0.1 miles
  • Ferreira Borges Market
    0.1 miles
  • Ribeira Square
    0.2 miles
  • Vitória Belvedere
    0.2 miles
  • Gaia Docks
    0.2 miles
  • Port Wine Cellars
    0.3 miles
  • Look at Porto
    0.3 miles
  • Porto Cathedral
    0.3 miles
  • Portuguese Center of Photography
    0.3 miles
Top attractions
  • D. Luis I Bridge
    0.3 miles
  • Clerigos Tower
    0.4 miles
  • Sao Bento Metro Station
    0.4 miles
  • Lello Bookshop
    0.5 miles
  • Sao Bento Train Station
    0.5 miles
  • Oporto Coliseum
    0.7 miles
  • City Market Bolhao
    0.8 miles
  • Boavista Roundabout
    1.4 miles
  • Music House
    1.5 miles
  • Campanha Train Station
    1.7 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Ocean/Sea Atlântico
    3.1 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Lavadores Beach
    2.8 miles
  • Salgueiros Beach
    2.9 miles
  • Canide North Beach
    2.9 miles
  • Canide South Beach
    3.1 miles
  • Carneiro Beach
    3.1 miles
Closest Airports
  • Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport
    7.3 miles
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Amenities of 1872 River House
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Happy hour
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • Safe
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

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Check-in

4:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

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Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that this is a strictly nonsmoking hotel.

Please note that the maximum occupancy per room is 2 guests.

Please note that for reservations of 4 or more rooms, different policies may be applied.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Please inform 1872 River House of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

License number: 17264/AL

FAQs about 1872 River House

  • Room options at 1872 River House include:

    • Twin/Double

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to 1872 River House by:

    • Taxi 30min
    • Subway/Metro 40min

  • The prices at 1872 River House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • 1872 River House is 0.7 miles from the center of Porto.

  • Check-in at 1872 River House is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Guests staying at 1872 River House can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • 1872 River House offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Walking tours
    • Happy hour
    • Bike tours
    • Tour or class about local culture