The Mercadores Residence
2 – 4 Guests
Much more than just a set of keys
Curated home located in prime neighborhoods
The sensation of a 5 Star hotel combined with the warmth of feeling like home
We welcome you in person – and we’re available 24/7
Romance and history, literature and love – the Mercadores Residence evokes all of these and so much more. Situated in the very heart of the old historical centre of Porto, the Mercadores gives you the experience of living as a local, with all the modern-day amenities that you would expect. While history is a big part of the city’s appeal, you’ll find many modern amenities within your vacation home. There’s a television with English speaking channels, internet access, a coffee maker and, if cooking is part of your plans, there’s a full equipped kitchen with Portuguese recipes for you to explore a new cuisine.
The décor in this apartment is an aesthetically pleasing blend of rugged stone wall features and wooden floors. The clean white walls with dashes of colourful artwork give Mercadores a real European feel. The kitchen is light and airy, and the open dining/ living area invites you prepare a feast for your family and friends.
The sleek stylish Portuguese-tiled bathroom has features that you’ll be pleased to know, rainy shower, fluffy towels, slippers and hair dryer are some it’s features. The open and airy bedroom where you can get your beauty sleep in a comfortable environment. A great night’s rest will set you up nicely for exploring the ancient city of Porto that lies right on your doorstep. It’s not always easy to find vacations with activities to suit everyone in your group, but Porto has a great deal to offer. It’s a mere 5-minute walk from your front door to the nearest attraction, a short stroll to the nearest restaurant, and you’ll find a plethora of historic streets to discover on foot.
During your stay, enjoy Cable TV and Wi-Fi access. The apartment is fully equipped with Washer and Dryer, and Dishwasher.
Flat Screen TV
WHAT WE LOVE
♥ Sleek and modern open kitchen including one countertop and a breakfast bar that appeals to kids and adults alike.
♥ Lovely open space kitchen begging you to cook a home cooked family meal from local goodies.
♥ Despite being in the city centre, it’s quiet at night – and the birds will wake you up in the morning.
♥ One bathroom with walk-in shower.
♥ The house is perfect for kids! All on one level with plenty of space there is room to play everywhere. It’s suitable for kids of all ages and especially good for those aged 0 – 2. Toys, high chair, baby bath, travel crib, baby car seat, booster seat, stroller and children’s dinnerware.
♥ It is an inspiring, effortlessly chic, family home with a mixture of designer contemporary pieces and vintage treasure finds.
♥ The main attractions are literally only 30 steps away from the house.
THINGS TO KNOW
♦ Just 2 hours and 45 min from Lisbon by car.
♦ The nearest international airport, Francisco Sá Carneiro, is under 25 minutes away by car, and 1 hour away by metro.
♦ Just 5 minutes walking distance from São Bento metro station, Train Station, Bus and Tram.
♦ Shops, restaurants and a grocery store are all within walking distance.
♦ There is parking space on the street with a meter, between 8Am and 8PM, and free on weekends. Also, nearby there is a parking near the Alfândega building, which is open 24 hours. That said, car hire is not necessary with good public transportation links nearby.
♦ Shops, restaurants, grocery store and bakery are all within walking distance;
♦ The building has elevator, which is a true find in the historical centre.
♦ The little guests up to 3 years old are free.