Porto Riad Guest House

Rua D. João IV, 990Porto4000-300Portugal
Bed & Breakfast
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About Porto Riad Guest House

Porto Riad Guest House offers 16 rooms in a traditional Oriental-themed building, and is located close to Casa da Musica and the Almas Chapel.

All rooms are air-conditioned and have a private bathroom, TV, telephone and free Wi-Fi. Infant beds and hair dryers are available on request, housekeeping is provided daily, and room service is offered at convenient hours.

Guests at Porto Riad Guest House have access to a rooftop terrace, garden and a game room. Luggage storage and tour assistance is available at the front desk, and other amenities include a laundry, concierge services and free Wi-Fi in the common areas. The lobby features gift shops and a newsstand, and private parking is available with prior reservation.

An extended breakfast is available daily, and drinks and snacks are served in the bar. Guests also have access to a shared kitchen, and there are several restaurants nearby.

Sandeman Cellars and the Porto Cathedral are nearby.


Rua D. João IV, 990, Porto, 4000-300, Portugal
Telephone: +351(22)5107643 | Fax: +351(22)5180207 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • A/C
  • Parking
  • Balcony / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • TV / Entertainment
  • Hairdryer
  • Pool
  • Non-smoking rooms

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Beach / Sun umbrellas
  • Concierge
  • Deck chairs / Lounge chairs
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Room safe
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Friendly and efficient staff

Many guests appreciate the warm welcome reception, and say that the check-in process is quick, advice on shopping bargains is helpful, and concierge services are provided in a professional manner. Others love that the porters eagerly assist guests with luggage handling, the manager is attentive to requests for upgrades, and housekeeping responds to requests for additional toiletries and extra bedding in a timely fashion.

Convenient and historic location

Several guests mention that the metro station is a short walk from the property, and note that trains to the airport and major attractions in town are readily available. Others add that excursions to the nearby Douro River, Dom Luis metal bridge and the Church of São Francisco - famous for its baroque interiors - are easily arranged from the front desk, and comment that the nearby Fort of São Francisco do Queijo is a 17th century fortified clifftop castle that offers spectacular views of the coast.

Cosy atmosphere and traditional ambience

Many guests love the traditional appeal of the colourful tapestries, handcrafted Moroccan lamps and spacious courtyard seating, shaded with thatched umbrellas, and say that traditional coffee and ornate narguiles are available in the common areas. Others add that the atmosphere is cozy, and the interiors are stylishly decorated.

Negative Reviews

Rooms not maintained

Some guests say that the wardrobes don't have enough hangers, the electric current is unstable, and there is hair on the bathroom floors. Others add that the skirting boards are chipped in many places.

Limited dining options

A handful of guests say that breakfast has limited items. Others add that only light snacks are available after breakfast, and dislike that the rooms are not setup for self-catering.

Small parking area

Some guests mention that the parking area is small and does not feel secure.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 419 reviews across the web
7.6 /10
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    8.8 /10
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    2.0 /10
  • Other Sources
    7.8 /10
7.6 out of 10 based on 419 reviews