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Overview of Novotel Porto Gaia

UNESCO Sustainable Travel Pledge

Novotel Porto Gaia

4.0 star property
4-star hotel in São Pedro da Afurada with 2 outdoor pools and restaurant

8.4/10 Very Good

980 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet friendly
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
Map
Lugar Das Chas, Afurada, Vila Nova de Gaia, 4400
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Breakfast available
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Pool bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Babysitting
  • 24-hour business center
  • 4 meeting rooms
  • UNESCO Sustainable Property
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Playground on site
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In São Pedro da Afurada
  • Porto Historic Center - 15 min drive
  • Ribeira Square - 16 min drive
  • Porto Cathedral - 21 min drive

Getting around

  • Porto Airport (OPO) - 13 min drive
  • Coimbroes Station - 3 min drive
  • Vila Nova de Gaia Station - 4 min drive
  • General Torres Station - 5 min drive
  • Ouro Stop - 17 min walk
  • Encosta da Arrábida Stop - 20 min walk
  • Fluvial Stop - 22 min walk

Restaurants

  • Casa do Pescador - 10 min walk
  • Forneria São Pedro - 11 min walk
  • Kanpai Japanese Cuisine - 14 min walk
  • O Antigo Carteiro Restaurante - 18 min walk
  • Bugo Art Burgers - 4 min drive

About this property

Novotel Porto Gaia

Novotel Porto Gaia puts you 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Porto Historic Center. After taking a dip in one of the 2 outdoor pools, you can grab a bite to eat at the restaurant or unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge. This upscale hotel also features a poolside bar, a seasonal outdoor pool, and a children's pool. Fellow travelers say good things about the convenient parking and pool.

Languages

English, French, Portuguese, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean & Safe (Portugal)
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SGS (3rd party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest accommodations are accessible via mobile device
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 93 rooms
  • Arranged over 4 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - anytime
  • Express check-out available
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
  • All guests, including children, must present a valid identity card or passport with photo, or equivalent document (such as a birth certificate) at check-in. Per property policy, minors younger than 18 who are not accompanied by their parents should present a notarized permission letter from a parent or guardian. Additional check-in policies apply.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Up to 2 children (16 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • Babysitting*

Pets

  • Pets allowed (1 per room)*
  • Service animals welcome
  • Pets must be supervised

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) 6:30 AM–10:00 AM on weekdays and 7:00 AM–11:00 AM on weekends
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Barbecue grills
  • 24-hour room service
  • Snack bar/deli

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free (see details)
  • Children's pool
  • Playground
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Children's games

What to do

  • Discount at nearby fitness center
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Surf lessons nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Segway rentals/tours nearby

Working away

  • 24-hour business center
  • 4 meeting rooms
  • Conference space (646 square feet)

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • On-site car rental
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff

Facilities

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Arcade/game room
  • Bicycle parking
  • Humane treatment of captive wild animals
  • Double-glazed windows
  • At least 80% lighting from LEDs
  • Comprehensive recycling policy

Accessibility

  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • Stair-free path to entrance

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 40-cm LCD TV
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Free crib/infant bed
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Shared accommodations
  • LED light bulbs
  • Water-efficient toilets only
  • Mobile key entry

Special features

Awards and affiliations

This property has signed the UNESCO Sustainable Travel Pledge.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax is imposed by the city and collected at the property. This tax is adjusted seasonally and might not apply year round. Other exemptions or reductions might apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: From 1 October - 31 March, EUR 1.00 per person, per night, up to 7 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 16 years of age.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: From 1 April - 30 September, EUR 2.00 per person, per night, up to 7 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 16 years of age.

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 14 per person (approximately)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of 50 percent of room rate (subject to availability)

Children & extra beds

  • Babysitting is available for an extra charge

Pets

  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of EUR 15 per pet, per night

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • The seasonal pool is open from March to September

Hygiene & cleanliness

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; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning.

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

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean & Safe (Portugal) and ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels).

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SGS (3rd party expert - Global).

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property uses eco-friendly cleaning products.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit on site.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

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

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Novotel Gaia
Novotel Gaia Porto
Novotel Porto
Novotel Porto Gaia
Novotel Porto Hotel
Novotel Porto Hotel Gaia
Porto Gaia Novotel
Porto Novotel
Novotel Porto Gaia Hotel Vila Nova De Gaia
Novotel Porto Gaia Hotel
Novotel Porto Gaia Vila Nova De Gaia
Novotel Porto Gaia Hotel
Novotel Porto Gaia Vila Nova de Gaia
Novotel Porto Gaia Hotel Vila Nova de Gaia

Frequently asked questions

Does Novotel Porto Gaia offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Novotel Porto Gaia does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Novotel Porto Gaia?
As of December 5, 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Novotel Porto Gaia on December 12, 2022 start from P 3,320, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Novotel Porto Gaia?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Novotel Porto Gaia?
Yes, there are 2 outdoor pools and a children's pool.
Are pets allowed at Novotel Porto Gaia?
Yes, pets are welcome, with a limit of 1 per room. There's a charge of EUR 15 per pet, per night. Service animals are exempt from fees.
Is parking offered on site at Novotel Porto Gaia?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Novotel Porto Gaia?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a 50% charge (subject to availability). Express check-out and contactless check-in and check-out are available.
Is there an onsite casino at Novotel Porto Gaia?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Casino Espinho (14-min drive) is nearby.
What is there to do at Novotel Porto Gaia and nearby?
Have fun with nearby activities like cycling, boat tours, and hiking. Additional recreation nearby includes segway rentals. Enjoy a swim in one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools or use the hotel's other amenities, which include a seasonal outdoor pool and an arcade. Novotel Porto Gaia also has a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Novotel Porto Gaia?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Casa do Pescador (10-min walk), Forneria São Pedro (11-min walk), and Kanpai Japanese Cuisine (14-min walk).
What's the area around Novotel Porto Gaia like?
Novotel Porto Gaia is a short 10-minute walk from Duoro River and 16 minutes' walk from Arrabida Shopping.

Overall score and ratings

8.4

Very Good

8.7/10

Cleanliness

8.8/10

Staff & service

8.2/10

Amenities

8.3/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.4/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

A wonderful hotel
I love this hotel because it has a wide-open reception and a children's play area next to it so whenever we visit my daughter always makes a friend or enjoys the play area in the summer you'll have a warm pool which unlike other porto pools - the staff are super friendly and they really go out of their way and the breakfast was so nice and also I really love the outside play area and can't recommend this hotel enough
Rachel, 4-night family trip
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8/10 Very Good

DANIEL, 4-night trip
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6/10 Good

Maybe 2 stars
Not a 4 stars hotel. Old carpet and mildew in the bathroom.
Rosalia, 4-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

Property was clean and updated (basics) and staff was great at reception. Restaurant staff, not so much. Ordered a drink while waiting to check in as we had issues (no passports) and staff took forever to bring the drinks and I had to run them down to pay. A bit pricey, went out to eat instead. Other then the fact I didn’t have passports ( something I missed when reading). Everything went well
Tanya, 1-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very Good

samantha, 4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Maria, 4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Excellent service
Staffs are very friendly and helpful. Highly recommended
Long Yi Phoebe, 4-night family trip
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8/10 Very Good

In a close proximity to all the attractions
Wery pleasant, convenient location.
Konrad, 2-night family trip
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4/10 Fair

The hotels air conditioning was not working! Hotel knew about the issue and didn’t advise upon checking in. Didn’t provide alternative such as fans. The hotel has 1 iron for the entire hotel. Location was great but it felt more like a holiday in! I would give it 2 stars.
Gisele, 1-night family trip
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4/10 Fair

H, 2-night family trip
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