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Novotel Porto Gaia

Lugar Das Chas, Afurada, 4400 Vila Nova de Gaia, Porto

+351 227 728 700

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About Novotel Porto Gaia, Vila Nova de Gaia

Value for money

The Hotel Catalonia Vondel is located only a short distance from Vila Nova de Gaia in Portugal and is close to many vineyards, including Sandeman Cellars, Cockburn Smithes Cellars, and many others. Those uninterested in wine will have plenty of options, as it is also within an hour of Lavadores Beach, Porto Cathedral, and Porto itself. The amenities and facilities at the Hotel Catalonia Vondel are extensive and include an outdoor pool, terraces and gardens, a 24-hour front desk, and multiple spots to enjoy a drink or meal. There are airport shuttles, business services, and meetings or events spaces, too. There are many activities for kids, making it a family-friendly site. The 93 guest rooms vary in size, but each room or suite in the pet-friendly hotel will include free Wi-Fi, beverage making systems, and a business desk. They are all ensuite with large and private bathrooms supplied with luxury toiletries and linens. The vibrant décor of the rooms includes sitting areas and colorful bedding. Dining here lets you enjoy the Street Food Terrace and its fun, themed dishes. There is also Le Bar for cocktails and small plates. Nearby is also a wealth of dining options that include Ibis Kitchen Lounge, Casa Machado, and the Armazem do Peixe restaurant. The Hotel Catalonia Vondel is ideal for those interested in the many vineyards and cellars of the area, it is a short walk to the Gaia Cable Car, too, and Porto Dr. Francisco de Sa Carneiro International Airport is just 15 minutes away, while the different stations are within a short distance of the hotel, too.

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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Free parking
  • Business center
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas

Services and conveniences

  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Car rental
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Conference rooms
  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bottle of water


  • Window
  • Family rooms
  • Garden view
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Pool view
  • Storage available
  • Sea view
  • Seating area
  • Slippers
  • Sofa
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Soundproofing
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • City view


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Trash cans

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator


  • Hairdryer
  • Public bath
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Raised toilet
  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Additional toilet
  • Bathtub
  • Bidet
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • First-aid kit
  • Safe


  • Electric kettle
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Minibar
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine

Things to do

  • Bicycle rental
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Golf
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Horse riding
  • Bowling
  • Windsurfing

Family friendly

  • Child pool
  • Kids meals
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Indoor play area
  • Kids' club
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • Babysitting/child services (surcharge)
  • Playground

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Radio
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV


  • Picnic area
  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Beach towels
  • Grill


  • Ironing service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Pants press


  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laptop safe
  • Desk


  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool towels
  • Rooftop pool

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free parking

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Novotel Porto Gaia location: Lugar Das Chas, Afurada, 4400 Vila Nova de Gaia, Porto

Novotel Porto Gaia Reviews

GreatBased on 1025 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Excellent breakfast Nice pool area. (in 44 reviews)
  • Friendly staff and cosy rooms. (in 40 reviews)
  • "Comfortable bed, great swimming pool and lovely staff." (in 27 reviews)
Cons -
  • Good bed and overal room conditions. (in 12 reviews)
  • Location and friendliness of staff (in 7 reviews)
  • The decor of the rooms is a bit dated. (in 4 reviews)

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Frequently asked questions

  • In Vila Nova de Gaia, 4 star hotels have average nightly rates of $96. Novotel Porto Gaia is $38 cheaper than the city average at just $58/night.

  • Novotel Porto Gaia is 7.5 mi away from Porto. You can typically expect your drive time from Novotel Porto Gaia to Porto to be 22min. It might be worth looking up traffic trends near your hotel if you are worried about saving time.

  • With parking available at Novotel Porto Gaia, you could always rent a car for as low as $5/day and park it at the hotel. This would give you freedom while visiting Vila Nova de Gaia. A very popular option for travelers staying at Novotel Porto Gaia would be to take a taxi or ridesharing service from Porto directly to the hotel.

  • Yes, you’re free to bring your dog with you while staying at Novotel Porto Gaia.

  • Yes, Novotel Porto Gaia does have a restaurant where you can sit down to eat or take food to go. There are also many other quality food options in Vila Nova de Gaia for those looking for something different. One of the easiest dining options for Vila Nova de Gaia guests staying in Novotel Porto Gaia is to get room service, which is available to all hotel guests.

  • Yes. Many momondo users traveling to Vila Nova de Gaia specifically look for hotels with a pool. Novotel Porto Gaia may have rules and guidelines for using the pool, so be sure to ask the front desk about things like pool hours.

  • If you have questions about Novotel Porto Gaia or your reservation, please call the front desk directly at +351 227 728 700.

  • Yes, Novotel Porto Gaia has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

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