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Superior Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds, City View
Room with view
10 square feet
2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Other room types
Single Room, 1 Large Twin Bed
97 square feet
1 Large Twin Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Standard Double Room, 1 Double Bed, City View
Room with view
118 square feet
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Comfort Double Room, 1 Queen Bed, City View
Room with view
237 square feet
1 Queen Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Family Room
237 square feet
1 Double Bed and 2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Standard Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds
129 square feet
2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Standard Triple Room, 3 Twin Beds
215 square feet
3 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 3 guests
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Superior Double or Twin Room, 1 Double or 2 Twin Beds
258 square feet
1 Double Bed 2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Get an overview of this hotel
Porto hotel in Centro / Baixa, walk to Porto Cathedral

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk

With a stay at Hotel Universal, you'll be centrally located in Porto, just a 4-minute walk from Porto City Hall and 7 minutes by foot from Porto Cathedral. This hotel is 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Dom Luis I Bridge and 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Ribeira Square.

Make yourself at home in one of the 44 air-conditioned guestrooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones and safes, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Make use of convenient amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access, a television in a common area, and tour/ticket assistance.

Satisfy your appetite at the hotel's coffee shop/café, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 7:30 AM to 11:00 AM for a fee.

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a 24-hour front desk, and multilingual staff. A roundtrip airport shuttle is available for a surcharge.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary. This Porto hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and coffee/tea in a common area.

Hotel Universal is a smoke-free property.

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Bar/lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Offsite parking discounted rates available
  • Elevator
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Billiards or pool table
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Year Built - 1930
  • Total number of rooms - 44
  • Television in common areas
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Number of floors - 6
  • Free WiFi
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Free wired Internet
  • Smoke-free property
  • Multilingual staff

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese

Parking

Offsite parking discounted rates available

Room Amenities

Hotel Universal offers 44 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and hair dryers. Televisions come with cable channels. This Porto hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Air conditioning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Television
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Cable TV service
  • Free WiFi
  • Heating
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Low-height counters/sink
  • Grab bar - near toilet
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
  • Mobile key entry

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7:30 AM and 11:00 AM.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM

Check-in time ends at 8 PM

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 11:30 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of EUR 9 per pet, per night
  • Dogs and cats only
  • 1 per room (up to 22 lbs)
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

No onsite parking is available

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve rollaway/extra beds

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Guests who may encounter issues with stairs should contact this property in advance to request a room on a floor with elevator service.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. No onsite parking is available. Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve rollaway/extra beds. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.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.Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.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; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; guests can access their rooms with a mobile device; 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.The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of Clean & Safe (Portugal) guidelines.

One child stays free

Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning

Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection

Cashless transactions are available

Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Masks are compulsory at the property

Temperature checks are not available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Contactless food service / room service is not available

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Reservation is not required for facilities onsite

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

Debit cards not accepted

Food service not has not been amended for enhanced safety

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is available

No rollaway/extra beds available

Property follows regional sanitization guidelines Clean & Safe (Portugal)

No cribs (infant beds) available

Property Registry Number - RNET Registo nº 3727

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Please note, some room types at this property are not available when booking a stay with children.

Individually-wrapped food options are not available

gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • 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.

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

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 7.50 per person (approximately)
  • Nearby parking fee: EUR 10 per night
  • Pet fee: EUR 9 per pet, per night
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out fee: EUR 10 (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Hotel Universal Porto
  • Universal Hotel
  • Universal Porto
  • Hotel Universal Hotel
  • Hotel Universal Porto
  • Hotel Universal Hotel Porto

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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

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.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

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; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; guests can access their rooms with a mobile device; 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.

The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of Clean & Safe (Portugal) guidelines.

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