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Featuring a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, shared lounge, garden and free WiFi, Casa do Cativo is located in Porto, a 2-minute walk from Sao Bento Metro Station and 900 feet from Sao Bento Train Station. The property is close to several well-known attractions, a 8-minute walk from Ribeira Square, 0.4 miles from Clerigos Tower and a 11-minute walk 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 Palacio da Bolsa, Ferreira Borges Market and Ageas Porto Coliseum. 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 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 9.7!

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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
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.

4 reasons to choose Casa do Cativo

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Will the swimming pool be open in June? Would like to book for the 19th.
    Hello from Casa do Cativo! Yes, we will have the pool open during your stay! Obrigado, Casa do Cativo
    Answered on May 16, 2021
  • I booked in your hotel for 3 nights. Our plane arrives in the morning; can we drop off our luggage and/sit by the pool until our room is ready? Thanks
    Hello! Yes indeed! We can store the bags until the room gets ready and you can enjoy the quietness of the pool while you wait for it. Obrigado, Casa do Cativo
    Answered on August 1, 2022
  • Hello, is the pool open in October- November and is it warmed up? Thank you
    Hello! The pool is not warmed up and it will be closed in November as the days are too cold. Still, it is open until the 15th of October and after wil..
    Answered on October 11, 2021
  • Hi, what date will the pool be open until this October please ? Thank you
    Hello from Casa do Cativo! Normally the pool is closed in October, but it will be weather dependent. If it's good, we'll keep it open. Obrigado, Casa ..
    Answered on July 27, 2022
  • Hello, I’d like to know if you are able to provide a baby cot? Many thanks in advance!
    Hello, Sorry for the delay on our response. Yes, we can provide a baby cot on the room free of charge. Obrigado, Casa do Cativo
    Answered on July 13, 2021
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Managed by Casa do Cativo

Company review score: 9.9Based on 427 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

Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
Amenities of Casa do Cativo
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • 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
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
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
  • 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
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Portuguese

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


2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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


8:00 AM - 12:00 PM


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.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request

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 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 is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

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


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 Tue, Nov 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):

    • Swimming pool

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

    • Taxi 30min
    • Subway/Metro 45min

  • Guests staying at Casa do Cativo can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

  • Room options at Casa do Cativo include:

    • Apartment
    • Suite

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

  • 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.

  • 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.