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Shining View, Porto

3-star3 stars
Rua Das Taipas 11Porto4050-599PortugalGreat location! See map

Comfortable apartment with kitchen, near Porto Cathedral
  • Free WiFi
Fantastic service
Great location
Great room
102See all 102 reviews
From 102 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Shining View, Porto

from $134
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  • Apartment, 2 Bedrooms (3 people. Street view)
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At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 8 rooms


  • Check-in time 4 PM-8 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-out
There is no front desk at this property. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *

  • Train station pickup *


  • No parking

  • Discounted offsite parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Elevator/lift

In the room

Home comforts
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate living room
  • Separate sitting area
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Cable TV channels
  • DVD player
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Weekly housekeeping provided

Shining View, Porto’s small print

Also known as

  • Shining View
  • Shining View Apartment
  • Shining View Apartment Porto
  • Shining View Porto


The property advises that additional fees will be charged to the guest's credit card for any damages to the apartment, pending inspection after check-out. For details, please contact the property using the number provided on the booking confirmation email.

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 72 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 2.00 per person, per night, up to 7 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 13 years of age.

Optional extras

Onsite credit card charges are subject to an extra charge

Cribs/Infant beds are available for EUR 5.0 per day

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of EUR 25 per vehicle (one way)

Train station pick-up service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Shining View, Porto


  • In Centro / Baixa
  • Sandeman Cellars - 16 min walk
  • Porto Cathedral - 8 min walk
  • Museum of Port Wine - 15 min walk
  • Casa da Musica - 33 min walk
  • Palacio das Artes - 3 min walk
  • Igreja do São João Novo - 3 min walk
  • Miradouro da Vitoria - 3 min walk

Getting around

  • Porto (OPO-Dr. Francisco de Sa Carneiro) - 23 min drive
  • Porto Sao Bento Station - 11 min walk
  • Porto Campanha Station - 28 min walk
  • Vila Nova de Gaia Station - 7 min drive
  • Sao Bento Station - 10 min walk
  • Aliados Station - 14 min walk
  • Bolhao Station - 21 min walk
  • Discounted offsite parking
  • Onsite parking not available
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Train station pick-up (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.8 From 102 reviews

Shining View, Porto
Very enjoyable stay with fabulous recommendations about restaurants and sightseeing spots. The only slightly worrying thing is that it took us a while to warm up the room.
A Traveler, us2 night romance trip
Shining View, Porto
Wonderful apartment near Porto waterfront!
David is a wonderful host! He met us at the apartment, went over the map and made recommendations on where to eat and even which port wine cave to visit. Wish we had more time... The apt is perfect, great views, fast internet.... Private with full kitchen. The building even has a small elevator. We would definitely stay here again. Walking distance to train station and waterfront.... We walked everywhere very convenient.
A Traveler, us2 night family trip
Shining View, Porto
Great family room, great service, great price!
Clean, new, and comfortable! David and Antonio were helpful from reservation through check-out, with great restaurant recommendations and tips. Definitely use the airport shuttle they offer...worth every penny!
Daniel, us3 night family trip
Shining View, Porto
The view of the river was spectacular! The owner/ manager was very informative and hospitable. The location was just perfect. If I ever go back to Porto , I would stay in the same place. Thank you David!
Lena, us2 night family trip
Shining View, Porto
Lovely apartment
Excellent apartment. Wonderful device and courteous management. Very helpful and reliable.excellent central location within walking distance from all activities and attractions.
A Traveler, ca4 night trip

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