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Stay in the heart of Porto Excellent location – show map

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Shining View is located in the heart of historical Porto, 1,800 feet from Ribeira Square. The colorfully decorated apartments all feature a kitchen and some have a balcony with views of the Douro River.

All furnished accommodations includes an open-plan living and dining area with sofa and dining table. Each has free Wi-Fi, a television and a private bathroom with complimentary toiletries.

Guests are surrounded by a variety of restaurants and bars in this lively Porto suburb. Porto Cathedral and the Episcopal Palace of Porto are within a 10-minute walk.

Shining View has elevator access and luggage storage facilities. Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport is less than 12 mi away by car.

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.

Shining View has been welcoming Booking.com guests since May 31, 2012

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Porto, this property has an excellent location score of 9.6!

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

Reliable Info
Guests say the description and photos for this property are very accurate.

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Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
What's nearby
  • Vitória Belvedere
    0.1 miles
  • Palacio da Bolsa
    0.1 miles
  • Ferreira Borges Market
    0.1 miles
  • Look at Porto
    0.1 miles
  • Portuguese Center of Photography
    0.2 miles
  • World of Discoveries
    0.2 miles
  • Casa do Infante
    0.2 miles
  • Cordoaria Garden
    0.2 miles
  • Clerigos Tower
    0.3 miles
  • Ribeira Square
    0.3 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Pinguim
    0 miles
  • Restaurant Taberna de Santo António
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant Adega São Nicolau
    0.1 miles
Top attractions
  • Lello Bookshop
    0.3 miles
  • Sao Bento Metro Station
    0.4 miles
  • Sao Bento Train Station
    0.4 miles
  • D. Luis I Bridge
    0.5 miles
  • Oporto Coliseum
    0.7 miles
  • City Market Bolhao
    0.7 miles
  • Boavista Roundabout
    1.2 miles
  • Music House
    1.3 miles
  • Campanha Train Station
    1.7 miles
  • Estadio do Dragao
    2.2 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Lavadores Beach
    2.8 miles
  • Salgueiros Beach
    2.9 miles
  • Canide North Beach
    3 miles
  • Carneiro Beach
    3 miles
  • Ingleses Beach
    3.1 miles
Closest Airports
  • Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport
    7.1 miles
Amenities of Shining View
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
Kitchen
Freedom to eat when you want
  • Dining table
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Washing machine
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
Extra comfort
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Private entrance
  • Ironing facilities
  • Iron
Activities
  • Cycling
Living Area
Space for everyone to be together
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
Fun for everyone under one roof
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Transportation
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Cleaning Services
  • Laundry Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Building Characteristics
  • Private apartment in building
  • Detached
Miscellaneous
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Shining View takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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

You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to apartment 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 6 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

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

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 10:00 AM.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that cots count as an extra bed.

Please note that the property does not have a reception service on site. Guests are requested to inform Shining View in advance about their expected arrival time. Guests should inform Shining View if they wish to arrive before or after check-in time.

The property will contact guests after booking to provide check-in instructions.

Please note that towels are changed for stays of 4 nights or more. Housekeeping will be done for stays of more than 7 nights. An additional cleaning service can be provided upon request for an additional charge.

Please note that there is a charge of EUR 25 transfer to Francisco de Sá Carneiro Airport and a maximum capacity of 4 people in the car.

Please inform the Shining View apartments in advance if you want to use these services.

The property makes no distinction between adults and children (children pay as adults) and the use of the cradle is only possible if the maximum capacity of the apartment is not used.

Please note that guests' credit card will be charged if any damages are found in the apartments.

Please note that parking facilities are located 1,150 feet from the Shining View.

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.

Please inform Shining View 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 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.

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

License number: 5929/AL

FAQs about Shining View

  • You can choose from a number of accommodation options at Shining View (subject to availability) that can accommodate:

    • 3 guests
    • 4 guests

    For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • Yes, Shining View is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • You can choose from a number of accommodation options at Shining View (subject to availability) that have:

    • 1 bedroom
    • 2 bedrooms

    For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • Shining View offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling

  • Check-in at Shining View is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

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

  • Yes, there are options at this property that have a balcony. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Shining View on this page.

  • Shining View is 0.6 miles from the center of Porto.