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The House of Sandeman - Hostel & Suites is located in Vila Nova de Gaia, within the historic building of the Port Wine Cellars of Sandeman. With scenic Porto and Douro River views, this riverfront property also provides guests with a restaurant. This unique and comfortable boutique property comes with double rooms and dormitories, all featuring views, with some even having views of Porto and the river. Some units include a private bathroom while other have access to shared bathroom facilities. Free toiletries and towels are provided for every guest. There is a 24-hour front desk. The property's riverfront restaurant and bar provides views of Oporto and also has live music on select nights. The surrounding area includes a wide range of popular restaurants. Porto's historic downtown area is a short 10-minute walk away, via the iconic Dom Luís I Bridge, and features a multitude of bars, restaurants and cafés. Bicycles are available for rent at the property, for guests who wish to discover the surroundings in a more leisurely manner. The historic Ribeira area of Porto is a short 8-minute walk from the property. Popular landmarks like the Clérigos Church and the São Bento Train Station are within a 10-minute drive. Local points of interest like Gaia Cable Car are reachable within 656 feet. Porto's International Airport is 7.5 mi away.

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

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Property highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Vila Nova de Gaia, this property has an excellent location score of 9.7!


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Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 queen bed
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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.7
Facilities
9.4
Cleanliness
9.6
Comfort
9.5
Value for money
9.3
Location
9.7
Free WiFi
9.5
High score for Vila Nova de Gaia
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Tracy
    United States of America United States of America
    Everything was fantastic. Alex recommended a local restaurant that was amazing. The location is great.
  • Jennifer
    United States of America United States of America
    Very clean and well planned space in a perfect location. The staff was very polite and helpful during our stay.
  • Linda
    United States of America United States of America
    Great facility. Private room street side had lovely view but noisy. Good food, very accommodating staff!

Area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • The George Gastrobar & Terrace
    • Open for
      Cocktail hour
    • Ambience
      Modern

Amenities of The House of Sandeman - Hostel & Suites
Great facilities! Review score, 9.4

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Restaurant
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Bathroom emergency cord
  • Lowered sink
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Portuguese

House rules

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Check-in

From 3:00 PM to 12:00 AM

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

Check-out

Until 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 not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please note that when booking 4 rooms or more, or 8 beds or more, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

We are currently improving our spaces, so you may experience periods of some noise during your stay. We expect the work to be completed in December 2022. We apologize for the inconvenience in advance and hope you enjoy your stay.

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.

License number: 71769/AL

FAQs about The House of Sandeman - Hostel & Suites

  • The House of Sandeman - Hostel & Suites has 1 restaurant:

    • The George Gastrobar & Terrace

  • The House of Sandeman - Hostel & Suites is 0.7 miles from the center of Vila Nova de Gaia. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The prices at The House of Sandeman - Hostel & Suites may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The House of Sandeman - Hostel & Suites offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Walking tours
    • Bicycle rental

  • Check-in at The House of Sandeman - Hostel & Suites is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.