Novotel Porto Gaia

Photo gallery for Novotel Porto Gaia

Primary image
Beach
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
View from room

Overview of Novotel Porto Gaia

UNESCO Sustainable Travel Pledge

Novotel Porto Gaia

4.0 star property

4.2/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
Map
Lugar Das Chas, Afurada, Vila Nova de Gaia, 4400

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationUniversity of Porto4 min drive
  • Popular LocationCrystal Palace Gardens4 min drive
  • Popular LocationCasa da Musica11 min drive
  • AirportPorto (OPO-Dr. Francisco de Sa Carneiro)13 min drive

Choose dates to view prices

About this area

Vila Nova de Gaia

Located near the boardwalk, Novotel Porto Gaia is in São Pedro da Afurada, a neighbourhood in Vila Nova de Gaia. Notable landmarks in the area include Porto Historic Center and Dom Luis I Bridge, and travellers wishing to experience a bit of culture can try Casa da Musica. Travelling with kids? Consider Crystal Palace Gardens and Maia Zoo. Power boating and sailing offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails and mountain biking nearby.

What's nearby

  • University of Porto - 4 min drive
  • Crystal Palace Gardens - 4 min drive
  • Clerigos Church - 5 min drive
  • Church of Sao Francisco - 6 min drive
  • Casa da Musica - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • Coimbroes Station - 3 min drive
  • Ouro Stop - 17 min walk
  • Porto (OPO-Dr. Francisco de Sa Carneiro) - 13 min drive

Restaurants

  • Majestic Café - 18 min drive

About this property

Novotel Porto Gaia

Family-friendly Vila Nova de Gaia hotel in São Pedro da Afurada, near Duoro River
An outdoor pool, a restaurant and a bar/lounge are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a snack bar/deli, a 24-hour business centre and a business centre.
Novotel Porto Gaia offers 93 shared accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature minibars and laptop-compatible safes. LCD televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, bidets, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site.

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

Awards and affiliations

This property has signed the UNESCO Sustainable Travel Pledge.

Languages spoken

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 or hotter
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean & Safe (Portugal)
Follows the standard cleaning and disinfection practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels)
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SGS (third-party expert - Global)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

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

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee 6:30 AM–10:00 AM on weekdays and 7:00 AM–11:00 AM on weekends: EUR 13 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Arcade/games room
  • Children's pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Playground

Family friendly

  • Arcade/games room
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Playground
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Sofa bed
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • 24-hour business centre
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height worktop and sink
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Sofa bed

Bathroom

  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/bath combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • TV channels
  • LCD TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Minibar

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Shared accommodations
  • Soundproofing

Similar properties

See similar properties

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

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.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

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

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 16 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types at the property

Important information

Fees

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

  • A tax is imposed by the city and collected at the property. This tax is adjusted seasonally and might not apply all year round. Other exemptions or reductions may 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.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 13 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: EUR 15 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

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

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit 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
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

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

Property is 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

Overall score and ratings

4.2

Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 366 out of 968 reviews
5 - Excellent 38%
Rating 4 - Good. 472 out of 968 reviews
4 - Good 49%
Rating 3 - Okay. 104 out of 968 reviews
3 - Okay 11%
Rating 2 - Poor. 21 out of 968 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 5 out of 968 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.1/5

Amenities

4.1/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.3/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
It is a great hotel for family
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great place to stay close to Porto.
Stayed 1 night in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family, Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Service was great and hotel was in good conditions. Unfortunately it was further than expected from the port of Gaia and Porto.
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
NC
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2021