Bessa Hotel Boavista
LocationThis family-friendly hotel is situated in the Boavista district, one of the most prestigious areas in the city, making it an excellent choice for both business and leisure stays. The hotel provides easy access to the city's most interesting sights, such as the Casa da MÃºsica, Serralves Museum, City Park and Foz do Douro. Guests will find shops and public transport links within 1.5 km of the accommodation, whilst the exhibition centre is only 10 minutes away. Francisco SÃ¡ Carneiro Airport is some 15 km from the hotel.
FacilitiesThe hotel has 9 suites and 100 double rooms, which are located on 6 storeys and are reachable by lift. Guests are warmly welcomed by multilingual staff at the 24-hour reception desk in the lobby. Check-in/check-out service is available round the clock. Amenities available at the hotel include a baggage storage service, a safe and a currency exchange service. Wireless internet access allows guests to stay connected while on holiday. The tour desk offers assistance with booking excursions. Wheelchair-accessible facilities are available. There are also a number of shops that make for great strolling and browsing. Additional amenities include a TV room, a playroom and a library. Guests arriving by car can park their vehicles in the garage (for a fee) or in the car park (for a fee). Further services and facilities include a babysitting service, a car hire service, room service (for a fee), an alarm call service and a laundry service. A bicycle hire service provides all the necessary equipment for exploring the surrounding area. Complimentary newspapers are available. The business centre is on hand for guests' business requirements and provides a projector.
RoomsRooms are equipped with air conditioning and individually adjustable heating. A safe, a minibar and a desk are also available. Guests will also find a tea/coffee station included among the standard features. An ironing set is provided for guests' convenience. A direct dial telephone, a television with satellite/cable channels, a radio, a games console, a plug adapter and WiFi (no extra charge) are provided as well. A selection of pillows ensures a comfortable stay. Bathrooms are equipped with a shower, a bathtub and a bidet. A hairdryer and a vanity mirror are available for daily use. As a special feature, bathrooms are also stocked with cosmetic products and background music. Wheelchair-friendly rooms with wheelchair-accessible bathrooms are also available. The hotel has non-smoking rooms and smoking rooms.
Sports/EntertainmentA sun terrace is a great place to while away the hours. Leisure options at the hotel include cycling/mountain biking, aerobics, a steam bath and a hammam. For a fee, guests can also enjoy a gym and massage treatments. Entertainment options and leisure facilities include a dance club and a nightclub.
MealsDining facilities include a dining room, a breakfast room, a café and a bar. Guests can indulge their palates at the non-smoking restaurant, which features air conditioning and a separate area for smokers. Catering options include bed and breakfast, half board and full board. A continental breakfast buffet guarantees a great start to the day. At lunch and dinner, guests can order Ã la carte. Set menus are available at lunch. Diet meals, gluten-free meals and vegetarian dishes can be prepared on request. The hotel also offers special catering options.