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Located in the heart of the city of Porto, Hotel Universal offers rooms with air conditioning and free WIFI access throughout the hotel, as well as a common area, bar and 24-hour reception.

The property is about 800 feet from S.Bento Train Station, 1,300 feet from the famous Torre dos Clérigos and 1,950 feet from D. Luis I bridge.

Guest rooms of Hotel Universal are equipped with a TV and private bathroom with a hairdryer and a shower or bathtub. Some rooms also have city views. In our hotel, all rooms have bed linen and towels.

Continental breakfast it’s available every morning with us.

Our staff speaks several languages and is available to answer any questions you may have. You can also schedule transfers, cruises on the Douro River and many other activities in the city of Porto, including a short tourist route.

Nearby we have several points of interest such as Ribeira Square (3,100 feet), Lello Bookshop (450), Oporto Coliseum (2,150 feet), Santa Catarina Street (3,100 feet), Oporto Catedral (2,150 feet), Majestic Café (1,650 feet) and many others.

The nearest airport is Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport 9.9 mi away from Hotel Universal

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Hotel Universal has been welcoming Booking.com guests since May 6, 2008

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Porto, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.6

Breakfast Info

Continental, Buffet


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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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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Rivoli Theatre
    0.1 miles
  • Cardosas Square
    0.2 miles
  • Paris Galleries Street
    0.2 miles
  • Lello Bookshop
    0.2 miles
  • Clerigos Tower
    0.2 miles
  • Majestic Cafe
    0.2 miles
  • City Market Bolhao
    0.2 miles
Top attractions
  • Oporto Coliseum
    0.3 miles
  • Ferreira Borges Market
    0.4 miles
  • Palacio da Bolsa
    0.5 miles
  • Ribeira Square
    0.5 miles
  • D. Luis I Bridge
    0.5 miles
  • Boavista Roundabout
    1.2 miles
  • Music House
    1.3 miles
  • Campanha Train Station
    1.3 miles
  • Estadio do Dragao
    1.7 miles
  • FC Porto Museum
    1.7 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Lavadores Beach
    3.2 miles
  • Carneiro Beach
    3.3 miles
  • Salgueiros Beach
    3.4 miles
  • Ingleses Beach
    3.4 miles
  • Canide North Beach
    3.4 miles
Public transit
  • Subway Aliados Metro Station
    0.1 miles
  • Train Sao Bento Train Station
    0.1 miles
  • Subway Sao Bento Metro Station
    0.1 miles
Closest Airports
  • Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport
    6.9 miles
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Amenities of Hotel Universal
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Pool table Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Transportation
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Safe
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Bathroom emergency cord
  • Lowered sink
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
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

House rules Hotel Universal takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

2:00 PM - 11:30 PM

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

Check-out

5:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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.

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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.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Groups

When booking for more than 14 people, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Debit card Hotel Universal accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that the reception is located on the 1st floor and can be reached by stairs (27 steps). A platform is available for disabled visitors, but not for luggage.

Pets are welcome, but restrictions and fees apply, it is mandatory to contact hotel.

Please inform staff upon booking if your expected time of arrival should be later than 20:00.

Please note that for reservations for 5 or more rooms, a nonrefundable prepayment is mandatory, equivalent to the first night and/or 25% of the total rate.

It is mandatory to present a vaccination card or COVID19 test upon check in. Please contact hotel if you have any further questions.

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.

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.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

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

If you require an invoice when booking a prepaid rate, write this and your company details in the Special Requests box.

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.

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.

License number: RNETREGISTONº3727

FAQs about Hotel Universal

  • Check-in at Hotel Universal is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:30 AM.

  • Hotel Universal offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Pool table

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Hotel Universal by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 20min
    • Subway/Metro 40min

  • Guests staying at Hotel Universal can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet

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

  • Room options at Hotel Universal include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Triple
    • Quad
    • Twin
    • Double
    • Single

  • Hotel Universal is 1,000 feet from the center of Porto.