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Hotel Grande Rio

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Superior Twin Room | In-room safe, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Superior Twin Room | In-room safe, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Superior Double Room | In-room safe, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Superior Double Room | In-room safe, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Hotel Grande Rio

Hotel Grande Rio

1.0 star property
Hotel with bar/lounge, near Porto Historic Center

8.0/10 Very good

275 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
Map
Rua do Bonjardim, 977, Rua de Santa Helena, 31, Porto, 4000-461
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Self parking
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • Airport shuttle
  • Area shuttle
  • Terrace
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Car hire on site
  • Library
For families
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry service
  • Digital TV service
  • Self-parking (surcharge)

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Centro / Baixa
  • Porto Historic Center - 10 min walk
  • Porto Cathedral - 16 min drive
  • Ribeira Square - 21 min drive

Getting around

  • Porto (OPO-Dr. Francisco de Sa Carneiro) - 18 min drive
  • Contumil Station - 5 min drive
  • General Torres Station - 6 min drive
  • São Bento Station - 19 min walk
  • Faria Guimarães Station - 4 min walk
  • Marquês Station - 5 min walk
  • Trindade Station - 13 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

Restaurants

  • PAJU - 3 min walk
  • Portugandhi - 3 min walk
  • Mamma Mia - 4 min walk
  • Churrasqueira Paraíso - 4 min walk
  • Casa Paraíso 2 - 4 min walk

About this property

Hotel Grande Rio

Hotel Grande Rio features a rooftop terrace and puts you 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Porto Historic Center. A bar/lounge, a terrace and a garden are other highlights. Fellow travellers like the helpful staff and walkability. Public transportation is only a short walk: Faria Guimarães Station is 4 minutes and Marquês Station is 5 minutes.

Languages

English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
The property is disinfected using an electrostatic spray
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean & Safe (Portugal)
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
On-site antigen/rapid COVID-19 testing is available for a EUR 3 fee; reservations required for on-site testing
At check-in, guests must provide either a negative COVID-19 test result or a record of full COVID-19 vaccination
Negative COVID-19 test result requirement applies to all guests aged 12 and over, and test must have been administered no more than 48 hours prior to check-in; COVID-19 vaccination record requirement applies to all guests aged 12 and over; guests must have received complete vaccination at least 2 days prior to check-in
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 22 rooms
  • Arranged over 4 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until 10:00 PM
  • Express check-out available
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions
  • This property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival. For more information, check local advisories before you book.

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 2:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
  • This property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival. For more information, check local advisories before you book.
  • At check-in, guests must provide either a negative COVID-19 test result or a record of full COVID-19 vaccination
  • Negative COVID-19 test result requirement applies to all guests aged 12 and over, and test must have been administered no more than 48 hours prior to check-in; COVID-19 vaccination record requirement applies to all guests aged 12 and over; guests must have received complete vaccination at least 2 days prior to check-in

Required at check-in

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

Pets

  • Pets stay for free (dogs only)
  • Service animals welcome

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • On-site self-parking (EUR 5 per night)
  • Free off-site parking within 7 ft

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours a day)*

Off-site

  • Area shuttle*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (limited hours)

What to do

  • Bike rentals nearby

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • On-site car hire
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage

Facilities

  • 2 buildings/towers
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden
  • Library

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Handrails in stairwells
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Well-lit path to entrance

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • LCD television
  • Digital TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free newspapers
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Local maps
  • Restaurant dining guide

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax is imposed by the city and collected at the property. Exemptions or reductions might apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of EUR 8 per person (roundtrip)
  • Local area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge
  • Late checkout can be arranged for an extra charge of EUR 0 (subject to availability)

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for EUR 9.0 per night

Parking

  • Self-parking costs EUR 5 per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

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

The property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray; 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; guest room doors are sealed after cleaning.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

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

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

On-site antigen/rapid COVID-19 testing is available for a EUR 3 fee; reservations are required for on-site testing.

At check-in, guests must provide either a negative COVID-19 test result, or a record of full COVID-19 vaccination.

Negative COVID-19 test result requirement applies to all guests aged 12 and over, and test must have been administered no more than 48 hours prior to check-in. COVID-19 vaccination record requirement applies to all guests aged 12 and over; guests must have received complete vaccination at least 2 days prior to check-in.

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

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC).

Policies

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

This property does not have lifts.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a security system on site.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

This property accepts major credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Grande Rio Hotel
Grande Rio Porto
Hotel Grande Rio Porto
Residencial Grande Rio Porto
Hotel Grande Rio Hotel
Hotel Grande Rio Porto
Hotel Grande Rio Hotel Porto

Frequently asked questions

Is Hotel Grande Rio currently open?
This property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival. For more information, check local advisories before you book.
How much does it cost to stay at Hotel Grande Rio?
As of 9 Dec 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Hotel Grande Rio on 12 Dec 2022 start from $47, 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.
Does Hotel Grande Rio offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Hotel Grande Rio 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 that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Hotel Grande Rio?
This property confirms that on-site COVID-19 testing (antigen/rapid screening) is available for a fee. Furthermore, guests must provide documentation related to COVID-19 at check-in, disinfectant is used to clean the property and guests are provided with hand sanitiser. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Hotel Grande Rio?
Yes, dogs stay free.
Is parking offered on site at Hotel Grande Rio?
Yes. Self-parking costs EUR 5 per night.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Hotel Grande Rio?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is EUR 8 per person roundtrip.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Hotel Grande Rio?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM. Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge of EUR 0 (subject to availability). Express check-out and contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
Is there an on-site casino at Hotel Grande Rio?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Casino Espinho (20-min drive) is nearby.
What is there to do at Hotel Grande Rio and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities nearby such as cycling. Hotel Grande Rio also has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Hotel Grande Rio?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Portugandhi (3-min walk), Mamma Mia (4-min walk) and Churrasqueira Paraíso (4-min walk).
What's the area around Hotel Grande Rio like?
Hotel Grande Rio is in Centro / Baixa, a short 4-minute walk from Faria Guimarães Station and 10 minutes' walk from Porto Historic Center. Travellers recommend the hotel for its walkable location.

Overall score and ratings

8.0

Very good

8.5/10

Cleanliness

8.4/10

Staff & service

6.4/10

Amenities

7.7/10

Property conditions & facilities

7.4/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

Magic
Excellent
Jose Iuri, 3-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great value for money
The Hotel is only a few hundred meters from the Marques Metro station. The hotel has well appointed rooms with cable TV and am en suite.The staff are friendly and helpful and can provide suggestions on what to do andcwhere to go overall great value for money.
1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Hector, 2-night family trip
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4/10 Fair

Very basic hotel. Rooms are small, pillows were a joke, could not even get ice, it is more like a hostel then a hotel, my opinion.
carlos, 6-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Great price, ok location. Advertised as roof top patio and had a bar but had neither
Charlene, 3-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great staff. Excellent price for the Location.
Andrew, 4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Jessica, 2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Reasonable priced budget hotel clean good staff perfect for whatever l neeed.
owen, 3-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Ok hotel for the price
You have bed, tv, ac, bath with good shower pressure. Missing a fridge in rooms though.
Uros, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Ihave stayed 4 days and my experience was exellent:the locatikn is very good- just 2 stols from main placa and 20 minutes walk from the centre. The room was with very comfortable bed, was cleaned every day and the 2 men on the recephion were very polite and helpful. I strongly reccomend the hotel:))
Lina, 4-night trip
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