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Featuring a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, shared lounge, garden and free WiFi, Casa do Cativo is located in Porto, a 15-minute walk from City Market Bolhao and 0.8 miles from Ferreira Borges Market. The property is around 1.2 miles from D. Luis I Bridge, 1.2 miles from Lello Bookshop and 1.3 miles from Douro River. The guesthouse features family rooms.

The guesthouse will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms offering a desk, an electric tea pot, a microwave, a fridge, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a shower. The rooms have a coffee machine, while selected rooms are equipped with a kitchen with a dishwasher, an oven and a stovetop. At Casa do Cativo each room comes with bed linen and towels.

Guests at the accommodation can enjoy a continental breakfast.

Casa do Cativo has a terrace.

Popular points of interest near the guesthouse include Oporto Coliseum, Ribeira Square and Clerigos Tower. The nearest airport is Francisco Sá Carneiro, 11 miles from Casa do Cativo, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

Casa do Cativo has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Feb 21, 2018

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Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Porto, this property has an excellent location score of 9.8!

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Continental


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Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
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Apartment with Garden View
  • 1 twin bed and 1 queen bed
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Max adults: 4. Max children: 3
Two-Bedroom Apartment
  • Bedroom 1: 1 full bed
  • Bedroom 2: 1 full bed
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Deluxe Apartment
  • 1 queen bed
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Max adults: 2. Max children: 3
Maisonette
  • 2 bunk beds and 1 queen bed
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Guests must meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination, a recent valid negative coronavirus PCR test, or recent proof of coronavirus recovery.

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Company review score: 9.9Based on 363 reviews from 1 property
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Property info

In the heart of the historical center of Oporto, UNESCO world heritage city, Casa do Cativo Team receive you in their recently renovated 19th Century building, offering the comfort of a fine hotel with a family atmosphere. The building renovation respected its authentic trace, original granit,e, and woods high ceilings, and wooden blinds all recovered. the swimming pool is available during summertime and its depth can be adjusted for kids.

Neighborhood info

Ideally located between the San Joao National Theatre, the must-see Sao Bento station, and Cathedral Sé, Casa do Cativo is the perfect starting point to discover the city. Monuments, Porto wine cellars, shopping spots, transports, restaurants, and bars are a walking distance from the house.

Languages Spoken

English,Spanish,French,Portuguese
Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • São João National Theatre
    0.1 miles
  • Church of Santa Clara
    0.1 miles
  • Casa Museu Guerra Junqueiro
    0.2 miles
  • Porto Cathedral
    0.2 miles
  • Cardosas Square
    0.2 miles
  • Fernandine Wall
    0.2 miles
  • Church of Saint Ildefonso
    0.2 miles
  • Majestic Cafe
    0.2 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Candelabro
    0.6 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Look Sharp
    0 miles
  • Restaurant Shiko - Tasca Japonesa
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant Tapabento - Bar Restaurante
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant Casa Guedes
    0.3 miles
Top attractions
  • Oporto Coliseum
    0.2 miles
  • D. Luis I Bridge
    0.3 miles
  • Clerigos Tower
    0.3 miles
  • Ribeira Square
    0.3 miles
  • City Market Bolhao
    0.4 miles
  • Lello Bookshop
    0.4 miles
  • Ferreira Borges Market
    0.4 miles
  • Palacio da Bolsa
    0.4 miles
  • Campanha Train Station
    1.3 miles
  • Boavista Roundabout
    1.4 miles
Natural Beauty
  • River Rio Douro
    0.6 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Lavadores Beach
    3.3 miles
  • Salgueiros Beach
    3.3 miles
  • Canide North Beach
    3.4 miles
  • Carneiro Beach
    3.4 miles
  • Ingleses Beach
    3.5 miles
Public transit
  • Subway Sao Bento Metro Station
    0.1 miles
  • Train Sao Bento Train Station
    0.1 miles
Closest Airports
  • Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport
    7.2 miles
How to get to Casa do Cativo from Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport
    Taxi
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Amenities of Casa do Cativo
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
Outdoors
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Sofa
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/Coffee maker
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
  • Express check-in/out
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Safe
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Seasonal
  • Opening times
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
Spa
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Portuguese
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Casa do Cativo takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Free

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Payments by Booking.com

Booking.com takes your payment for this stay on behalf of the property, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.


Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Parties

Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 8:00 AM.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

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

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Casa do Cativo 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.

Guests must meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination, a recent valid negative coronavirus PCR test, or recent proof of coronavirus recovery.

Piscina n.º1: Closed from Sat, Oct 01, 2022 until Sun, Apr 30, 2023

License number: 59978, AL

FAQs about Casa do Cativo

  • Casa do Cativo offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Casa do Cativo is 2,150 feet from the center of Porto.

    • Check-in at Casa do Cativo is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

    • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

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

    • Room options at Casa do Cativo include:

      • Apartment
      • Suite

    • Guests staying at Casa do Cativo can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.7).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental

    • From the nearest airport, you can get to Casa do Cativo by:

      • Taxi 30min
      • Subway/Metro 45min