A wide range of accommodations from all classes of hotels are available either in Vila Nova de Gaia and Porto to suit every budget ( Delegates are requested to make their own accommodation bookings. 
A set of specially priced rooms have been negotiated with the hotels listed below. Please quote “Firefly symposium” when booking to gain these special rates. All booking requests after 15 April 2022 will be handled according to the regular prices.  
The locations and details of the hotels can be found on their webpages.  

Please note that Vila Nova de Gaia is a top pick amongst travellers at those dates.

Some Selected Places

Hostel Parque Biológico

Hostel Parque Biológico

Special accommodations with a very special rate, in the Hostel of the Parque Biológico de Gaia will be also available. This Hostel suits all those that want to be in a quiet place and in contact with Nature. Rooms at the Hostel are available for all the delegates but priority in booking these accommodations will be given to groups, students and delegates needing a grant or having special needs. 

Rua da Cunha

4430-812 Avintes

Tel. +351 227 878 120 

Fax. +351 227 833 583 


Twin room (1 or 2 persons): 35€ + € 2.00 City tax per person per night 

Rooms for 3 persons: 50€ + € 2.00 City tax per person per night 

Rooms for 4 persons: 65€ + € 2.00 City tax per person per night 

Rooms for 6 persons: 95€ + € 2.00 City tax per person per night 

breakfast not included 




Cliphotel, a 3-stars hotel, is located in one of the main avenues of Porto: Vila Nova de Gaia Avenue. With a wide range of services and an excellent location, we guarantee our guest not only a stay but also an experience. 
Our main objective is to offer you a quality service and that is why we take care of every last detail. From the services of our team of professionals to each of our facilities;
ClipHotel we bet on simplicity, functionality and quality. 

Av. da República 1559,

4430-205 Porto

Tel. +351 223 745 910 





Single room: 60€ (breakfast included) + € 2.00 City tax per person per night 

Double room: 70€ (breakfast included) + € 2.00 City tax per person per night 

Hotel Black Tulip

Hotel Black Tulip

The Black Tulip hotel is a ten-storey building and whole space was remodelled in August 2014. Seven floors include refurbished standard rooms. Two upper floors are executive with two suits available.
All rooms have brand-new decoration and are equipped with LCD, cable TV, secretary desk, electronic safety box, mini-bar, private bathroom, amenities and scale. Bathrobe and slippers are available upon request.
For demanding clients a pillow menu is prepared in order to choose a type of pillow for maximum rest and comfort.

Av. da República, nº 2038

4430-195 Vila Nova de Gaia

Tel.: +351 223 748 020
Fax: +351 223 748 021 




Single room: 60,00€ + 2,00€ (City tax) per day and person

Doble room: 70,00€ + 2,00€ (City tax) per day and person

Triple room: 90,00€ +2,00€ (City tax) per day and person

Breakfast included

Important: We inform our clientes that from December 1st, 2018, Vila Nova de Gaia will have a City Tax (1€ per person, per night in low season – October 1st to March 31st and 2€ per person, per night in high season – April 1st to September 30th, a maximum of 7 consecutive nights). Exempt children under the age of 16.

Holiday Inn Porto Gaia

Holiday Inn Porto Gaia

Business-friendly hotel near Porto city centre with a spa and free Wi-FiFrom Holiday Inn Porto - Gaia hotel, you can walk to Vila Nova de Gaia Train Station and João de Deus Metro Station in under 15 minutes.The hotel is a 20-minute drive from Porto landmarks such as Museu Serralves and Casa da Música, while blissful Blue Flag beaches await on the nearby coast.

Rua Diogo de Macedo, 220

4400-107 Vila Nova de Gaia

Tel: +351 223 747 500




Single room: 109,00€ + 2,00€ (City tax) per day and person

Doble room: 119,00€ + 2,00€ (City tax) per day and person

Triple room: 149,00€ + 2,00€ (City tax) per day and person

Breakfast included


Parque Biológico de Gaia

R. Cunha, 4430-812 Avintes, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal


Câmara Municipal de Gaia

Rua Álvares Cabral 4400-017 Vila Nova de Gaia