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Located in Aliados within a short walk of Porto Cathedral, Hotel Universal is within a mile (2 km) of other popular sights such as Sandeman Cellars. This 44-room hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like a bar/lounge, a coffee shop/café, and free in-room WiFi. Located centrally in Porto, it's also close to Museum of Port Wine and Casa da Musica.

Dining

For your convenience, a buffet breakfast is served for a fee each morning from 7:30 AM to 11:00 AM. Satisfy your hunger without leaving your room with room service, or quench your thirst with a beverage at the bar/lounge or coffee shop/café.

Rooms

The 44 rooms are air-conditioned and have phones. Guests can enjoy free WiFi and cable TV. Hair dryers are also available.

Property features

Guests of Hotel Universal enjoy free WiFi in public areas, coffee in a common area, and a TV in a common area. Offsite parking is available for a fee. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with tours or tickets, luggage storage, and securing valuables.

Highlights

  • Walking distance to Porto Cathedral
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour front desk

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wired and wireless Internet access. This Porto hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and coffee/tea in a common area.

Hotel Universal is a smoke-free property.

  • Total number of rooms - 44 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Offsite parking discounted rates available 
  • Offsite parking reservations required 
  • Year Built 1930 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Television in common areas 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Offsite parking discounted rates available, Offsite parking reservations required

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Heating 
  • Room service (limited hours) 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7:30 AM and 11:00 AM.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

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

  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 

Accessibility

To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 1 PM

Check-in time ends at 8 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM please contact the property at least 24 hours in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11:30 AM

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of EUR 9 per pet, per night
  • Dogs and cats only
  • 1 per room (up to 10 kg)
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are 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.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

Parking height restrictions apply

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 4.95 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: EUR 9 per pet, per night
  • Early check-in fee: EUR 10
  • Late check-out fee: EUR 10
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 15 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

One child 4 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.


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