Hotel Universal is a small Budget Hotel located in the heart of the city of Oporto, with a multilingual welcoming and helpful reception.
In a privileged location Hotel Universal enjoys easy access to all parts of the city, on foot, by bus and by metro. The railway station is just 2 minutes away on foot and the airport 20/30 minutes away on public transports.
The Hotel offers small but very comfortable rooms all with private bathrooms with hair dryer, air-conditioning, heating, satellite TV and direct dial telephone. Basic and standard rooms have internal view, and panoramic rooms overlook the street (available on request- fees apply).
Breakfast is available and includes bread, croissants, yoghurt, cheese, ham, hot drinks (coffee, tea, milk) and orange juice.
There’s a high staircase from ground floor till reception; afterwards there's lift.
For handicap or elderly people there’s and elevator platform available; suitcases won’t be allowed on the platform.
Location and Contact
• From Airport: • By metro: Take the E line (violet) from the station across the street of the arrivals of the airport and get out at Trindade Station. Here you can, or change line to the yellow line (underground - direction Joao de Deus) and get out one stop later (Aliados); or you can come directly on foot from Trindade. At Trindade station get out though the main door (to Trindade church) keep yourself on that sidewalk and start going down (follow the street inclination), you'll reach Aliados Avenue, just keep going down always in the left side and you'll find us at number 38; at Aliados Station go up the stairs or lift with Pra�a D. Joao I direction, just go down the street, you'll find us at number 38. • By bus: Get on bus number 601 or 602, at the stop at the airport arrivals door. Bus 601 takes 40 minutes to reach the city, 602 takes 50 minutes. In either one get out at the last stop: Cordoaria. You'll find yourself at Praça de Lisboa, a triangular chapped Market, go to either corner of the triangle and follow the street inclination, going down, until you reach Clrigos street, keep going down until you reach a big square (Praça da Liberdade) cross the square to the sidewalk where's McDonald's, go up the street a few meters and you'll find us at number 38. • By Taxi: You can take easily a taxi at the airport door; it should be a 20 to 30 minutes ride, costing around 25/30 Euros. A taxi can take maximum 4 people. • From Campanhã Train Station: • If you coming from Lisbon, Coimbra or Spain, your last stop in Porto is Campanh station, from here you have 4 ways to reach us: train, bus, metro and taxi. • By train: Just change line, to destination S. Bento. There will be no extra charge, and get out at the last strop S. Bento Station. - SEE From S. Bento Train Station • By metro: Get on any metro line direction, except the ones going to Estdio do Dragão, and get out at Trindade station. - SEE From Airpor t- By metro. • By bus: Go to the bus stop, in front of the main building of the station, and get bus number 207, direction Foz (Mercado) and get out at Aliados stop, next to the Rivoli theatre. Turn left when you go out of the bus and go until the end of the street, you'll find yourself at Aliados Avenue, turn left and just follow the street inclination, going down and you'll find us at number 38. • By taxi: You can take easily a taxi at the station door; it should be a 5 to 10 minutes ride, costing around 5 Euros. A taxi can take maximum 4 people • From S. Bento Train Station • Get out of the station and turn right, cross the street and you'll find yourself at the door of a church (Congregados), go left, and turn right, and go up the street, you should pass McDonal's, and a street. You'll find us a few meters up at number 38. • From The Bus station. • Porto doesn't have a central bus station, each company of bus has it's one, the most popular are: Rede Expressos, Internorte (International Buses) and Eurolines. • From Internorte: In the middle of the square there's a bus stop, there take the 200 (direction Bolhão) or the 207 (direction Campanhã), and get out at Aliados stop, turn left, cross the street at the red light and go up the street, you should pass McDonal's, and a street. You'll find us a few meters up at number 38. • Rede expresso, Renex and Eurolines: Get out of the station, and you'll find yourself at 24 de Agosto square, cross the street and go down to the metro station, get on any metro line direction, except the ones going to Estadio do Dragão, and get out at Trindade station. - SEE From Airport - By Metro. Or catch bus number 300 (circular) and get out at Aliados stop, cross the street and go down, you'll find us at number 38.