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B The Guest Downtown
3 stars

B The Guest Downtown

Rua Formosa 331, 4000-252 Porto, Porto, Portugal
Porto, Portugal
See location+351 222 011 989
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$152
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rate per night

9.0
Excellent
based on 1613 reviews
1,613 reviews
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Double room
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About B The Guest Downtown

  • Guesthouse Room / Entire Guesthouse
    The comforts of home away from home
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free
Situated in the centre of Porto, facing the Bolhão Market, B The Guest Downtown offers air-conditioned rooms with modern style décor and free WiFi in all areas. The 10 comfortable rooms offer views to the street or to the city rooftops and each includes flat-screen cable TV, a seating area, a desk and a minibar. Each has a private bathroom featuring free toiletries, a shower and a hairdryer. B The Guest Downtown has its own bar and snack bar. The breakfast can be served in the room or if guests prefer they can enjoy a breakfast buffet. A great variety of restaurants are available within 100 metres and at night guests can visit the bars 500 metres away. Guests have a great amount of facilities and services at their disposal. Dry cleaning, laundry, ironing and grocery delivery can be done for a surcharge. B The Guest provides daily maid service, room service and safety deposit box in all rooms. If guests need transportation to and from Porto International Airport, which is 17 Km away, a shuttle service can be arranged. With Bolhão Metro Station right across the street, guests can easily visit all the major attractions that Porto has to offer.

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Amenities at B The Guest Downtown

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries

Basics

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Dustbins
  • Conditioner

Dining

  • Electric kettle
  • Grocery deliveries
  • Minibar
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Kettle
  • Coffee machine

General

  • Seating area
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Sofa
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Soundproofing
  • Landmark view
  • City view
  • Storage available

Services and conveniences

  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • Bottle of water

Bathroom

  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom

Media and entertainment

  • Radio
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV

Accessibility and suitability

  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs

Laundry

  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board

Bedroom

  • Fold-up bed
  • Socket near the bed
  • Cleaning products
  • Wardrobe or closet

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)

Workspace

  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laptop safe
  • Desk

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Cribs available

Reviews of B The Guest Downtown

9.0
Wonderful1,613 verified reviews
19.5Couples
4.5Friends
5.7Families
2.2Solo
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What can I expect from the breakfast at B The Guest Downtown?

You can expect a delicious and substantial breakfast with a variety of options, including cakes, pastries, breads, meats, cheese, yogurt, and fruits. The staff is also accommodating and can prepare a picnic breakfast for early departures.

Are there any challenges with the hotel's location or accessibility?

The hotel's central location makes it easy to explore the city, but some guests have mentioned the challenge of stairs, especially for rooms on higher floors. However, the staff is helpful and accommodating, and there is a luggage lift available.

How is the cleanliness and comfort of the rooms at B The Guest Downtown?

The rooms are described as spacious, clean, and comfortable, with beautiful bathrooms and impressive views. The air conditioning works well, and the staff goes above and beyond to ensure a pleasant stay.

What are the unique amenities offered by B The Guest Downtown?

The hotel offers a unique experience with a 19th-century building featuring modern amenities. Guests are treated to cakes and port in the afternoon, and the hotel's location across from the market is a plus. Additionally, the staff provides personalized service, such as preparing breakfast packages for guests who cannot make it to the dining area.

What is the staff like at B The Guest Downtown?

The staff is described as super friendly, warm, gracious, welcoming, and efficient. They go above and beyond to provide excellent and genuine customer service, ensuring that guests feel special and well taken care of during their stay.

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Opt for a Room with a View

Several guests recommended choosing a room with a city or landmark view, such as those facing the Mercado do Bolhão market, for an enhanced experience.

Consider the Stairs

Some guests found the stairs challenging, so if mobility is a concern, it's advisable to inquire about room locations and accessibility options.

Take Advantage of Personalized Breakfast

Guests appreciated the staff's initiative to prepare takeaway breakfast packages for early departures, providing a thoughtful and convenient service.

Embrace the Unique Decor

Many guests praised the hotel's elegant and comfortable decor, which created a welcoming and homely atmosphere, making the stay more enjoyable.

Enjoy the Complimentary Port

Several guests were pleasantly surprised by the complimentary port offered during their stay, adding a special touch to the overall experience.

Seek Local Recommendations

The staff, particularly Tiago, received high praise for their extensive knowledge of Porto and for providing valuable recommendations on attractions and dining options.

Be Mindful of Parking

Guests advised against bringing a car due to limited parking in the area, suggesting alternative transportation options for exploring Porto.

Appreciate the Early Breakfast Option

Some guests mentioned that the hotel accommodated early breakfast requests, allowing for a convenient start to the day, especially for those with morning plans.

Take Note of the Lack of Elevator

Several guests highlighted the absence of an elevator, so it's important to consider this factor when making a reservation, especially for those with mobility concerns.

Enjoy the Hidden Gem

Many guests described the hotel as a hidden gem in Porto, emphasizing its central location, attentive staff, and comfortable accommodations.

Location

Rua Formosa 331, 4000-252 Porto, Porto

What's nearby

  • Avenida dos Aliados298 m
  • Torre dos Clérigos0.6 km
  • Sé do Porto0.7 km
  • Igreja dos Carmelitas0.8 km
  • Centro Português de Fotografia0.8 km
  • Ponte de D. Luís1 km
  • Mercado Ferreira Borges1 km
  • Praça do Infante D. Henrique1 km
  • Ribeira Square1 km
  • Palácio da Bolsa1 km
  • Igreja de São Francisco1.1 km
  • Palácio de Cristal1.5 km

Policies

Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 15:00, check out anytime before 12:00

Cancellation/pre-payment

Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.
License number: 9481

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FAQs when booking at B The Guest Downtown

  • Where is B The Guest Downtown located?

    B The Guest Downtown is located at Rua Formosa 331 in Centro / Baixa, 2.1 km from the centre of Porto. Avenida dos Aliados is the closest landmark to B The Guest Downtown.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at B The Guest Downtown?

    Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 12:00 at B The Guest Downtown.

  • Does B The Guest Downtown offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, B The Guest Downtown offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is B The Guest Downtown from the airport?

    B The Guest Downtown is 12.4 km from Porto. B The Guest Downtown is 120.3 km from Vigo.

  • How does KAYAK find such great B The Guest Downtown hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at B The Guest Downtown in Porto and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at B The Guest Downtown and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for B The Guest Downtown.

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Good to know

Value for money

8.9

Distance to city centre

2.1 km

Nearest airport

Porto

Distance to airport

12.7 km