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Na Travessa Suites

Monumental masonry meets linear lightness. Hidden in the lively heart of Porto’s historic centre, the Na Travessa Suítes guesthouse stylishly and harmoniously combines history and the spirit of Zeitgeist. It has its own small garden and a view of the Sé Cathedral and the Clérigos Tower.

In collaboration with the architect Luís Sobral of DepA Architects, the original townhouse was reimagined by the owners Mariana and Pedro with a great eye and feeling for structure and texture, partly restored, partly reconstructed and extended with a modern annex. The fact that the house dates back to the 19th century and could once have been a foundry is revealed not only by old records, but also by the façades, stone arches and wooden beams, which also play a visibly supporting role in the new composition of the rooms. The result is rooms with a clear design language in soft to rich tones, minimally furnished with modern simple design.

The eight double rooms are located on the two upper floors, each with a balcony and a view of different perspectives of the city. The breakfast area is just behind the reception, on the ground floor. From here, you walk out through an old stone portal into the small inner courtyard. And if the weather is bad, you can go into the attached conservatory. After all, Porto is worth a visit at any time of the year.

What to do

Explore the multifaceted Porto and its many monuments – from the historic old town and the Port wine cellars to the bridges and architectural features such as the Sé Cathedral or the Casa da Música by Rem Koolhaas to the sunset in the Jardim do Morro, from the Atlantic to the Douro or take a trip to the Douro Valley; and don’t forget all the artfully tiled walls, balconies full of flowers and culinary specialities, because old Porto is not only a UNESCO World Heritage Site, but is also known for the best food in Portugal as well as its special wines.

Why we like this house

An aesthetically and sensitively renovated house that combines old structures with modern minimalism.

This house is great for

Couples or friends – whether for sightseeing or as a starting point for exploring the Douro Valley.

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When Pedro and Mariana decided to open a B&B in their hometown of Porto in 2007, the city was still largely undeveloped for tourism. With their former 6Only Guesthouse, they were among the pioneers among guesthouses at the time. A passion they continue to pursue with their new project Na Travessa Suítes. When they bought the old house in 2017, the plan was to give their city of Porto another beautifully renovated and sustainable building, where they could welcome people from all over the world. A hospitality that you can feel in every detail.


Region PT – Portugal, Porto
Name Na Travessa Suítes
Scenery In the historic centre
Number of guests Max. 16 in 8 doublerooms
Completed 2021
Design Luís Sobral (architect), depa architects, Porto (PT)
Published ArchDaily (02/2022)
Architecture Old & new
Accomodation B&B
Criteria Rooms for 1-2 (hotel), Garden, Lake/river, Sea, Urban, Wine

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Natascha sagt:
Wir waren im Juli 2023 bei Mariana und waren absolut begeistert. Das Haus ist wirklich einmalig restauriert worden und liegt genial zentral. Es kann alles zu Fuß gemacht werden. Viele tolle Restaurants sind fußläufig zu erreichen. Mariana und ihr Team sind immer ansprechbar und geben wunderbare Tipps und Empfehlungen. Sei es für's Essen, Ausflüge, Taxifahrer oder sonstiges. Das Frühstück wird an den Tisch gebracht und ist hervorragend. Und im Patio lassen sich heiße Stunden im angenehmen Schatten verbringen. Dazu ein absolut gutes Preis-Leistungsverhältnis mit Übernachtungspreisen, die man in solchen qualitativ hochwertigen Häusern kaum noch findet. Absolute Empfehlung für den Städtetrip nach Porto!
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Inke sagt:
Das Haus liegt sehr zentral, sodass man alle Sehenswürdigkeiten in der Altstadt zu Fuß erreichen kann. Das Hotel wurde liebevoll und mit Stil wieder aufgebaut und ist vom Design unheimlich schön. Mariana und ihr Team kümmern sich liebevoll um das grandiose Frühstück, das perfekte Housekeeping und stehen jederzeit mit Rat und Tat zur Seite. Das gesamte Haus ist sehr gepflegt und neu, sodass man sich sehr wohl fühlt. Der fantastische Blick runden das Gesamtpaket ab. Herzlichen Dank für die schöne Zeit in Porto! Jederzeit kommen wir wieder!
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