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Portofino Motel

Rua do Tronco 972 Sao Mamede de Infesta, Matosinhos 4465-274 Portugal
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#6 of 10 hotels in Matosinhos
Portofino is situated between the centre of Porto, and the towns of Maia and Matosinhos. Beaches and the International Airport Francisco Sa Carneiro are a 10-minute drive away. Modern rooms offer free, wired internet. They also feature an LCD TV, DVD player and bathrobe. Guests can take advantage of 24-hour dining in the hotel restaurant, or can unwind with a drink in the bar. Portofino has a 24-hour front desk and free parking is possible on site.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Car park
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot bath
Free breakfast
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Bar / lounge
Breakfast in the room
Snack bar
Private check-in / check-out
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Room features
Air conditioning
Room service
Seating area
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Smoking rooms available
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Languages Spoken
English, Portuguese


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Lyall D wrote a review Jun 2017
St. Albert, Canada5 contributions3 helpful votes
New and modern rooms, comfortable and clean. Entry and exit are through your private garage hence why you need a car. Alternatively you need to call the staff through the intercom to escort you in and out, there is no reception. Stairs to navigate if you have heavy luggage. Staff are very friendly and helpful.
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Date of stay: June 2017
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Wesley L wrote a review Sep 2016
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The room was very good and clean, had a nice jacuzzi and open shower.. Bed was comfortable. Had a big tv. Unfortunately the food was not the best, have had better in portugal. Room service was good, and not very expensive. The tv had some english/german channels, I'd like to have more tho. But overall, I'd stay in the hotel again.
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Date of stay: September 2016Trip type: Travelled on business
stephanie_reis wrote a review Aug 2016
London, United Kingdom1 contribution
It took us a while to figure out how to check in/enter the hotel as there was no body at the reception. We had to ask the receptionist to open and close our bedroom doors every time we left/arrived which was a little annoying. The corridors were a little creepy and we didn't see anyone the whole time we were there. The bedroom however was very comfortable and modern with a large bed, the best shower I've seen in a hotel and working wifi.
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Date of stay: August 2016Trip type: Travelled with family
Martin B wrote a review Sep 2014
Commack, New York256 contributions115 helpful votes
This is the most bizarre hotel we've ever been to. There is no front desk. Check in is at a lift gated kiosk at an entrance that is well hidden. You enter by car. No lobby. Each unit contains a private garage beneath the unit with its own automatic garage door and stairwell up to your room. If you're not already thinking it, I believe this to be a "no tell motel". Security & anonymity prevail. If you can get past all this, the accommodations are very good. The floors are wood, bathrooms are granite & marble. It had the best shower I've ever had in a hotel, a very good bed, and the rooms are immaculate. The price is right too. One more thing, there are no drawers for storage. Why would you need it for a "one night stand"?
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Date of stay: September 2014Trip type: Travelled with friends
US$108 - US$111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
PortugalNorthern PortugalPorto DistrictMatosinhos
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Frequently Asked Questions about Portofino Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Portofino Motel?
Nearby attractions include Paroquia do Padrao da Legua (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Portofino Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Portofino Motel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a seating area.
What food & drink options are available at Portofino Motel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Portofino Motel?
Yes, free parking and a parking garage are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Portofino Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Churrasqueira Portuguesa do Amial, Lum's, and Trattoria Romana.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Portofino Motel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Portuguese.
Are there any historical sites close to Portofino Motel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Palacio da Bolsa (5.3 km), Igreja de São Francisco (5.4 km), and Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) (5.2 km).
Is Portofino Motel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.