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1 room, 2 adults

Hotel Grande Rio

1-star1 star
Rua do Bonjardim, 977, Rua de Santa Helena, 31, Porto, 4000-461, Portugal

Hotel with bar/lounge, near Porto Cathedral
  • Free WiFi
  • Service is good . The front desk is friendly, accommodating and helpful. Location is…Jan 26, 2020
  • The receptionists were so so friendly and more than willing to help out when it came to…Dec 22, 2019

Hotel Grande Rio

from €33
  • Standard Double Room, Private Bathroom
  • Standard Single Room, Private Bathroom
  • Standard Twin Room
  • Standard Triple Room
  • Superior Double Room
  • Superior Twin Room

What’s around Hotel Grande Rio


  • In Centro / Baixa
  • Porto Cathedral - 23 min walk
  • Dom Luis I Bridge - 27 min walk
  • Ribeira Square - 28 min walk
  • Casa da Musica - 30 min walk
  • Porto City Hall - 15 min walk
  • Bolhao Market - 16 min walk
  • University of Porto - 27 min walk

Getting around

  • Dr. Francisco de Sa Carneiro Airport (OPO) - 18 min drive
  • São Bento Station - 19 min walk
  • Contumil Station - 5 min drive
  • General Torres Station - 6 min drive
  • Faria Guimarães Station - 4 min walk
  • Marquês Station - 5 min walk
  • Lapa Station - 13 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 22 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-9:00 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-out
The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Travelling with others


  • Pets stay free (dogs only)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Self parking *

  • Free nearby parking


  • Area shuttle *

Payment types at the property

* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Hotel Grande Rio’s small print

Also known as

  • Grande Rio Hotel
  • Hotel Grande Rio Porto
  • Hotel Grande Rio Hotel Porto
  • Grande Rio Porto
  • Hotel Grande Rio Porto
  • Residencial Grande Rio Porto
  • Hotel Grande Rio Hotel


Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a security system on site.

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

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

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; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

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.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • 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.

Optional extras

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of 25 percent of room rate (subject to availability)

Self parking costs EUR 10 per night

Parking is available nearby and costs EUR 10.00 per night

Rollaway beds are available for EUR 9 per night

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of EUR 8 per person (roundtrip)

Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

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

FAQs for Hotel Grande Rio

  • Does Hotel Grande Rio offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Hotel Grande Rio does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered at Hotel Grande Rio?
    Yes. Self parking costs EUR 10 per night.
  • Are pets allowed at Hotel Grande Rio?
    Yes, dogs stay free.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Hotel Grande Rio?
    You can check in from 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a 25% charge (subject to availability).
  • Are there restaurants at or near Hotel Grande Rio?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Majestic Café (1.7 mi).
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Hotel Grande Rio?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is EUR 8 per person roundtrip.

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.0 From 76 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
All well, lovely place, clean, good wi fi.Nice local cafés and restaurants.
gb2 night trip with friends
Fair 4.0
Nice-enough rooms let down by poor service
Stayed here for three nights during a visit to Porto. Whilst it wasn't horrible, I wouldn't stay again. The room was clean and fully-equipped when I arrived, but overall the hotel was let down by its service. It turned out there was only one key to my room, which is why it wasn't cleaned or restocked. I was only made aware of this just before my third and final night in the hotel. The concierge asked if I'd like it cleaned but at that point it seemed like a waste of time, though I took him up on the offer of new shampoo and soap. Some of the staff were very on the ball and spoke good English, however when I arrived I was met by somebody who spoke very little English and with my limited Portuguese we ended up communicating through Google Translate. Provided the housekeeping staff can access your room, they'll leave 8 small crackers and a miniature muffin. There's a bakery, Fumeiro, down the road which they direct you to for a fuller meal. I was on the ground floor. There are bars over the windows so you can safely open them, but be prepared for people peering in. A drunk (?) man also garbled something at me when I was lying on the bed looking at my phone, which was fun. Obviously the hotel can't control this but if you're on the ground be aware. Even allowing for how cheap this place is, the service really isn't up to scratch which is a shame as the rooms are nice enough.
Robert, gb3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Cozy staying
A cozy clean comfortable and very nice hotel. Had great time here.
Maayan, il1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Everything was great!
Roberto, gb1 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Fine for the cost
Fine for the cost.
Melissa, us1 night trip
Very Good 8.0
The room was clean . Bath Ok . Was noisy from traffic during night . Easy to find . Very polite staff. Breakfest Ok . Cheap .
Malgorzata, us1 night trip with friends

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