Where to stay in Porto
The most recommended neighborhoods to stay in Porto
The best places to stay in Porto to make the most of your visit.
These are the most recommended areas to look for accommodation in Porto, taking into account nearby attractions, the atmosphere of the neighborhoods, and the ease of moving from there.
The list below shows our top five options.
If you are a classic soul any of the recommendations will suit you perfectly. On the other hand, if you want to be in the heart of the city with a younger atmosphere, Cedofeita is a safe bet, and our favorite neighborhood.
Below we show you recommended hotels in these areas.
Best areas to stay and recommended accommodations
These five areas are in the heart of the city center, close to transportation, restaurants and major attractions.
Bolhão is the area surrounding the Mercado do Bolhão. Next to Rua de Santa Catarina and the Capela das Almas (pictured here). Right in the center of Porto.
The busiest street in downtown Porto is called Rua de Santa Catarina. You will find stores, restaurants and hotels. Here you don’t miss a thing.
This downtown area has a traditional mark with a modern atmosphere. Cafés, galleries and shops abound. Our favorite neighborhood in Oporto.
The most traditional neighborhood of Porto, with colorful houses on the banks of the Douro River. Close to wineries and the Dom Luis I Bridge.
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A central area between Ribeira and Cedofeita. Here are located Torre dos Clérigos, Livraria Lello and Galerias de Paris street, renowned for its bars.