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Condo/Apartment -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Ofir, Braga District, Northern Portugal

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Joan009
Bristol
Level 4 Contributor
44 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Perfect Apartment with Beautiful View”
Reviewed 26 September 2017 for a stay in September 2017

This apartment is in a good location with patio doors leading out to a balcony with beautiful views overlooking the river. There is a walkway opposite the apartment which follows the river to the beach with lots of wildlife and beautiful scenery. The beach is long with golden sands and there are walkways all along the dunes.

The apartment is very light and spacious, very clean and very well appointed with comfortable furniture and an extremely comfortable bed. Ruth, the owner was very helpful and could be contacted if there was a problem.

There are local restaurants in the village which can be walked to and where the food is very good.

We had a lovely holiday and would thoroughly recommend this apartment.

Date of stay: September 2017
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
28 Sep 2017
Thank you for your detailed review. You were great guests, and I'd love to welcome you again - anytime.
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Lynda W
York, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Perfect place to stay”
Reviewed 6 July 2015 for a stay in June 2015
1
person found this review helpful

Casa de Rio is a beautiful,well-equipped first floor apartment in Ofir, across the river from Esposende on the North Portugal coast. It is spacious, beautifully decorated,and very well furnished with all the crockery etc you could want. Fridge, freezer, espresso machine, washing machine, dish washer, TV,dvd , and the best wifi we've had for ages. Two bathrooms and showers compliment the three bedrooms.
The situation is wonderful: a short walk to the amazing beaches of the Ofir Peninsula, and overlooking a nature conservation area full of bird life, and the river with the delightful town of Esposende on the far bank. The tiny town of Fao is across the road,with major supermarkets only a short drive away. Loads of great places to eat and drink.
The owner Ruth was wonderfully helpful, friendly, and generous; she lives nearby so is on hand, and is fluent in German, English and Portuguese, so able to tackle any query. Her excellent directions made it exceptionally easy to find, and there is ample parking.
We had a fabulous week or so, and will certainly return, as it was delightful, and very good value.
Martin Williams

Date of stay: June 2015
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Liked best: Location, well equipped kitchen
Liked least: More good quality books in English would be a great addition.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
9 Jul 2015
Thank you for your kind and detailed review. I loved having you at Casa do Rio and shall be happy to welcome you again anytime.
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v_niacole...
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Very cosy apartment with an excellent view and all the necessary utilities”
Reviewed 9 March 2015 for a stay in February 2015
1
person found this review helpful

I travelled with my husband and two children (5 and 9) for a long weekend and this was an excellent apartament to stay in. The apartment is very cosy, spacious and the kitchen has all the necessary equipment. The view to the River Cávado estuary is beautiful and it is possible to see an enormous variety of birds. Reasonable walking distance to the beach, very nice even in the Winter. The building has a front lawn for the children to play.

Date of stay: February 2015
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Liked best: Confort and view
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
11 Mar 2015
Thank you for your kind review. We loved having you and your family over and showing you around. We'll be happy to welcome you again anytime.
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PF1998
Germany
1 review
Reviewed 6 June 2019 for a stay in April 2019
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Date of stay: April 2019
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
8 Jun 2019
Vielen Dank für Ihre Bewertung; ich habe mich gefreut, Sie als Gäste zu haben, und Sie sind mir jederzeit herzlich willkommen.
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Sofia R
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 October 2017 for a stay in October 2017
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Date of stay: October 2017
Your age range 50-64
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Management Response
17 Oct 2017
Muito obrigada pelo seu excelente comentário; é sempre uma grande satisfação saber que os hóspedes ficaram contentes com a sua escolha. Gostei imenso de as hospedar no meu apartamento de férias e terei igual prazer em dar-lhes as boas-vindas novamente.
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