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Deluxe Bungalow, 1 Bedroom | In-room safe, free WiFi
Comfort Suite, 2 Bedrooms | Private kitchen | Coffee/tea maker, electric kettle

Overview of Portovella


3.0 star property
Mountain Baiao guesthouse with outdoor pool
9.4 out of 10 Exceptional
9.4/10 Exceptional

41 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Non-smoking
The price is $142
Price available on 6/6/2023
Rua da Pala n 887,, Baiao, 4640-402
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Outdoor pool
  • Garden
  • Front-desk safe
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Limited hour front desk
Feel at home
  • Private bathroom
  • Garden
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Ribadouro
  • Duoro River - 1 min drive

Getting around

  • Vila Real (VRL) - 55 min drive
  • Porto Airport (OPO) - 56 min drive
  • Viseu (VSE) - 93 min drive
  • Marco de Canaveses Station - 21 min drive
  • Caíde Station - 32 min drive
  • Penafiel Station - 34 min drive


  • Restaurante O Rabelo - 9 min drive
  • Bar Cais Porto Antigo - 2 min drive
  • Café Central - 9 min drive
  • Café Kibom - 9 min drive
  • AveroDouro - 5 min drive

About this property


Enjoy your visit to Baiao with a stay at Portovella. Guests can take a dip in the outdoor pool, and free perks include WiFi, self parking, and full breakfast daily between 8:00 AM and noon. Fellow travelers say great things about the breakfast.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean & Safe (Portugal)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 9 rooms


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - midnight
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • If you are planning to arrive after 6:00 AM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast each morning 8:00 AM–noon


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • An outdoor pool


  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Stair-free path to entrance

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Bathrobes
  • Children's robes

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Hydromassage showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Bidet
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Fees & policies

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean & Safe (Portugal).


This property does not have elevators.
Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Portovella Baiao
Portovella Guesthouse
Portovella Guesthouse Baiao

Frequently asked questions

Does Portovella offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Portovella does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Portovella?
As of Jun 5, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Portovella on Jun 6, 2023 start from $142, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Portovella?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Portovella?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Portovella?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Portovella?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Portovella?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is noon. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Portovella and nearby?
Portovella has an outdoor pool and a garden.
What's the area around Portovella like?
Portovella is located by the river in Ribadouro, a short 4-minute walk from Duoro River.







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Property conditions & facilities




10/10 Exceptional

liat, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Fillipe, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The property was amazing and very clean. We would like to also add that Tania was very helpful, professional and sweet :))
Jose, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Gorgeous property in a quaint part of the Douro Valley, awesome staff, big comfortable rooms and fantastic breakfast!!!
Cole, 3-night romance trip
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2/10 Poor

Humberto, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

This was a lovely, newer property, with a beautiful view of the river. Amenities were as reported - the pool was nice and the breakfast basket was really a treat. The staff was extremely nice and accommodating. Five of us were very comfortable in the large suite.
Rafael, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

the view from our bungalow was so beautiful and peaceful. the pool was lovely. The breakfast so fresh, healthy and plentiful.
Joni, 2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Barbara, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Modern, comfortable and with very friendly staff. Great breakfast.
LUIS, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Alex, 3-night trip
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