Hotel Universal is a small Budget Hotel located in the heart of the city of Oporto, with a multilingual welcoming and helpful reception. The Hotel offers small but very comfortable rooms all with private bathrooms with hair dryer, air-conditioning, heating, satellite TV, direct dial telephone and wireless internet (one equipment access free per room, any extra equipment extra charge applies). Basic and standard rooms have internal view, and panoramic rooms overlook the street. Breakfast is available by extra charge and includes bread, croissants, yogurt, cheese, ham, hot drinks (coffee, tea, milk) and orange juice. Internet on the lobby computer
There's an airport shuttle available since 6€ per person, from 4.30 to 19.30h, please contact the hotel until 48hours before arrival for booking.
We accept dogs to extra charge of 7€ per day.
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Hotel Facilities & Policies
- 24 hour reception
- Air Conditioning
- Airport transfers
- Bicycle hire
- Breakfast not included
- Direct dial telephone
- Fax Service
- Free City Maps
- Free Wifi
- Hair Dryers
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Luggage Storage
- Safety Deposit Box
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Wheelchair Accessible
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hotel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
You need to give us an arrival time; the reservation is kept only until 8 p.m.. Contact us to let us know if you arrive after this hour.
Any special request need to be informed by email, and required confirmation.
We make a pre-authorization of your credit card, if your card is invalid we will send you an email and you have 24h to send us another one, otherwise we will cancel your booking.
We accept dogs to extra charge of 7€ per day.
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By metro: Take the E line (violet) from the station across the street of the arrivals of the airport and get out at Trindade Station. Here you can, or change line to the yellow line (underground - direction Joao de Deus) and get out one stop later (Aliados); or you can come directly on foot from Trindade. At Trindade station get out though the main door (to Trindade church) keep yourself on that sidewalk and start going down (follow the street inclination), you'll reach Aliados Avenue, just keep going down always in the left side and you'll find us at number 38; at Aliados Station go up the stairs or lift with Praa D. Joao I direction, just go down the street, you'll find us at number 38.
By bus: Get on bus number 601 or 602, at the stop at the airport arrivals door. Bus 601 takes 40 minutes to reach the city, 602 takes 50 minutes. In either one get out at the last stop: Cordoaria. You'll find yourself at Praa de Lisboa, a triangular chapped Market, go to either corner of the triangle and follow the street inclination, going down, until you reach Clrigos street, keep going down until you reach a big square (Praa da Liberdade) cross the square to the sidewalk where's McDonald's, go up the street a few meters and you'll find us at number 38.
By Taxi: You can take easily a taxi at the airport door; it should be a 20 to 30 minutes ride, costing around 20/25 Euros. A taxi can take maximum 4 people.
From Campanh Train Station:
If you coming from Lisbon, Coimbra or Spain, your last stop in Porto is Campanh station, from here you have 4 ways to reach us: train, bus, metro and taxi.
By train: Just change line, to destination S. Bento. There will be no extra charge, and get out at the last strop S. Bento Station. - SEE From S. Bento Train Station
By metro: Get on any metro line direction, except the ones going to Estdio do Drago, and get out at Trindade station. - SEE From Airpor t- By metro.
By bus: Go to the bus stop, in front of the main building of the station, and get bus number 207, direction Foz (Mercado) and get out at Aliados stop, next to the Rivoli theatre. Turn left when you go out of the bus and go until the end of the street, you'll find yourself at Aliados Avenue, turn left and just follow the street inclination, going down and you'll find us at number 38.
By taxi: You can take easily a taxi at the station door; it should be a 5 to 10 minutes ride, costing around 5 Euros. A taxi can take maximum 4 people
From S. Bento Train Station
Get out of the station and turn right, cross the street and you'll find yourself at the door of a church (Congregados), go left, and turn right, and go up the street, you should pass McDonal's, and a street. You'll find us a few meters up at number 38.
From The Bus station.
Porto doesn't have a central bus station, each company of bus has it's one, the most popular are: Rede Expressos, Internorte (International Buses) and Eurolines.
From Rede Expressos: You can take bus number 207 at the door - SEE From Campanh Station - By Bus; or you can reach us on foot - turn right, cross Batalha square, go down 31 de Janeiro street, pass S da Bandeira street and Congregados church, turn right and go up the street, you should pass McDonal's, and a street. You'll find us a few meters up at number 38.
From Internorte: In the middle of the square there's a bus stop, there take the 200 (direction Bolho) or the 207 (direction Campanh), and get out at Aliados stop, turn left, cross the street at the red light and go up the street, you should pass McDonal's, and a street. You'll find us a few meters up at number 38.
From Eurolines: Get out of the station, and you'll find yourself at 24 de Agosto square, cross the street and go down to the metro station, get on any metro line direction, except the ones going to Estdio do Drago, and get out at Trindade station. - SEE From Airport - By Metro. Or catch bus number 300 (circular) and get out at Aliados stop, cross the street and go down, you'll find us at number 38.
Hotel Universal is situated in the elegant Avenida dos Aliados in the heart of Oporto's historical centre, surrounded by some of the city's most splendid architecture jewels, like the town hall, S. Bento railway station and Clerigos tower. In a privileged location Hotel Residencial Universal enjoys easy access to all parts of the city, on foot, by bus and by metro. The railway station is just 2 minutes away on foot and the airport 20/30 minutes away on public transports