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Feel the upside down effect

At chic&basic Gravity nothing is quite as it seems and therefore it is exactly how it should be. It’s a unique place that invites you to question reality.

We have put aside all conventions to surprise you while continuing to immerse you in the relaxing sensations that are characteristic of all our accommodations.

The thing is... sometimes you have to go sideways in order to see straight. If you ever need us to guide you into a different direction, we’ll be right here.

Hotel in Porto centre

Welcome to the heart of Porto. Come and enjoy the best atmosphere in the city that is always ready to defy gravity.

The chic&basic Gravity is a hotel in Porto city centre to defy gravity. Located in the lively Baixa district, in the heart of the city, our hotel in Porto offers a unique concept of accommodation full of personality and creativity.

chic&basic Gravity is a curious and unique hotel concept. A hotel to live new experiences while continuing to offer you all comforts so that you feel at home from the moment you step into the lobby.

Located on Rua Das Oliveires, our hotel in the centre of Porto is in the best area of the city for sightseeing, dining or going out for a drink. From here you area within walking distance of Torre dos Clérigos, the famous Livraria Lello, Porto cathedral, Bolhao Market and Ribeira, where you can stroll along the Douro River.

Our chic&basic Gravity offers you comfortable accommodation in Porto close to everything you want to see. The best Choice for travellers looking for a combination of services, comfort and a central location during their stay in the city.

The centre of gravity

Step into infinity when you enter. After getting lost in your own reflection we will check you into our world, where plants grow upside down, hallways have no end, and letters float around. A place where you can enter the pool without getting wet…

Ubicación céntrica
Central location In the famous Baixa district
Recepción 24h
24h reception Our reception is open 24 hours a day
Buffet breakfast Enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet
Restaurant VALENTINA'S Mediterranean and Italian food
You won’t just rest, you’ll levitate

Composed of two buildings, at chic&basic Gravity various interior courtyards bring tranquillity and light to an unconventional hotel. A place where sneakers hang from the ceilings, lifts go down but you go up, fish fly, letters are falling, and ceilings become floors. It's nothing serious, it's gravity.

They came, they saw, they gravitated

The point of view of those who dare to be different

Seeing is believing

If you are someone to whom a picture is worth a thousand words, this is your section. Discover that sometimes things are not what they seem. Let us show you our perspective, we know you will like it.

The theory of gravity

We provide the theory, you provide the practice. Enjoy a hotel with all the services and comforts you need in order to see things differently and realise that nothing is that serious. Furthermore, we are always at your disposal to help you at all times with personalised recommendations.

At the centre of gravity

The centre of Porto is divided into different neighbourhoods. Naturally, hotel Gravity by chic&basic is located in the most important and ground-breaking one: Baixa, full of squares, restaurants and bars, stylish boutiques, art, and monuments. Come to our hotel in the historic centre and discover Porto.

4-star hotel in Porto

All chic&basic hotels have a unique and special atmosphere and design, but at chic&basic Gravity we wanted to go even further, to the point of defying the laws of gravity. Our 4-star hotel in Porto will surprise you at every turn. Discover which elements appear to be suspended in the air, rest in the comfort of the 'un-common' areas or relax in the privacy of your room. Porto will be waiting for you one step away, because not only will you be in the historic centre, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, but you will also be in the most exciting neighbourhood of the old town: Baixa.

Accommodation in the most exciting neighbourhood of Porto

Make the most of your getaway in one of the most surprising cities in Europe and enjoy visiting all of your points of interest at walking distance, such as the Ribeira area and the Douro river.

Our urban hotel is very close to Avenida de los Aliados (Avenue of the Allies) and Praça da Liberdade (Liberty Square). This is one of the main areas of the city and it is also the historic centre, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.


Rua Das Oliveiras 48, 4050-448 Porto, Portugal

Número de licença: 9368 

T: +(351) 22 976 6740
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Experience the coolest culture in our chic&basic hotels. Fashion, art, photography, design, performances, and music. Daring artistic and cultural expressions that stir our interior, invite us to interact and make us feel part of the experience.

Photography lovers should not miss the World Press Photo exhibition in Barcelona, a must for anyone who appreciates art, culture and stories told through powerful images.


A city full of history, charm and a vibrant cultural scene, Porto is the perfect place to immerse yourself in a sea of knowledge and beauty.


chic&basic hosted the second edition of Art Photo Bcn. A hybrid event where, in addition to discovering the latest photography by emerging artists, conferences, workshops, and courses were held for the general and specialised public.

Artes gráficas

At chic&basic we know that a picture is worth a thousand words. That's why we take so much care of our graphics.

Continuing with our consistent commitment to culture and including contemporary art as part of our hotels, we present the "L Pool". 


Summer is synonym of fun, sun and, of course, music festivals. Check out the best summer festivals in Barcelona, Madrid and Porto.


Welcome to Barcelona, a city brimming with vibrant culture, stunning architecture, and a rich history that's waiting to be explored.


One of the most awaited events of the year for fashion lovers is the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in Madrid.


If you are planning to visit Barcelona in September, there is one event you can't miss: the popular festival of La Mercè.


chic&basic converted itself into an exhibition space to give voice to the third edition of the Art Photo BCN festival, an initiative of the Art Deal Project gallery that brings photographic creation to all kinds of audiences. chic&basic became the stage where 20 photographers exhibited and explained their works to a professional jury from the art sector.


chic&basic was awarded the Photolover 2016 distinction, granted by the Photographic Social Vision Foundation.

chic&basic once again stood in the forefront of the Catalan capital’s artistic sector, thanks to the collaboration of its hotels in Barcelona in events such as the World Press Photo and the DOCfield chic&Basic Festival, with a recognition that rewards its efforts to present photography to all audiences, an artistic discipline as beautiful as it is full of possibilities.


chic&basic shows its commitment to the world of images by collaborating with the Documentary Photography and Photojournalism Festival DOCfield>16, an event organised by the Photographic Social Vision foundation.


ROOM ART FAIR is an international and independent fair that brings together the most recent creations of emerging artists from Europe. The 2011 edition was held at chic&basic.



At chic&basic we love music and we want to share it. Every Friday we organised a dj session with DJ WYLD for people to dance, have fun, and enjoy a good beat.


During Barcelona Fashion Week 2015, Sight Management Studio set up a unique space in chic&basic dedicated to the meeting of models and celebrities represented by this great international agency.


Weekend Art is an event where a selection of designers, artists, and fashion designers exhibit and sell their creative work over the course of a weekend.

If you are planning a trip to Porto, there is one place you cannot miss: the famous Livraria Lello.

One of Barcelona's biggest cultural attractions is its music festivals.


Barcelona is a paradise for music lovers, thanks to its diverse offering of concerts throughout the year.


The Spanish capital is renowned for its musical scene, surprising every year with an agenda full of must-attend events. In 2024, Madrid will host prominent international artists and bands at major festivals.


Porto, a vibrant and cultural city, becomes the perfect setting for music lovers with exciting festivals that fill the streets with captivating notes and rhythms.

If you are planning to visit Barcelona in the spring, there is one celebration you can't miss: Sant Jordi's Day.

Artes gráficas

chic&basic collaborates with Read or Die, a call to the creative community that supports the printed format. A meeting point where you can connect with different agents of creation and find new publications that are emerging in the publishing market.


At chic&basic we enjoy contemporary and urban art. That is why we sponsor the “Fenòmens” series, where hybrid creations take the body as the central point and combine it with movement, technology, music, performance, image, and dance.



The Primavera Sound Barcelona Festival is coming back to the city and once again bringing the musical experience of the year.


Tucked away in the stunning scenery of Porto, you'll find the awesome Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art (Museu Serralves). This is not just your typical museum: from modern art to a magnificent park and a villa full of history, Serralves is the perfect place to lose yourself in.


The Pride 2024 celebrations are just around the corner and the cities of Madrid, Barcelona and Porto are getting ready to have another great party.


Committed to culture and art from Barcelona, chic&basic hotels supports local theatre with the events of ‘Microtasting’ theatre.

Theatrical pieces in a small format, lasting no more than 20 minutes, for guests and citizens of Barcelona. Every Wednesday and Thursday at our hotels in Barcelona. (Note: Season finished).


The Portuguese duo Schmitz Deejays filled our lobby with “groove” and good music. The Schmitz Deejays are a duo formed by Xminder and Giltz in Lisbon. They started with alternative music styles like indie, rock, and funk. Their career has led them to experiment and evolve in the creation of electronic music, minimal, techno, house, breakbeat and many more styles.

Barcelona, famous for its vibrant culture, delectable cuisine, and stunning architecture, is also home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the Mediterranean.

The Portugal coast boasts some of the best beaches you could ever dream of. Whether it's for sunbathing, enjoying sports or taking long walks, Porto's beaches are an essential stop if you're in the city.

Yes, all customers can enjoy a buffet breakfast from Monday to Sunday, from 7.30 am to 10.30 am.
The check-in time for customers is from 3:00 pm and the check-out time until 12:00 am. If you book on the official website you can check-in one hour before.

The hotel offers 8 different types of rooms:  Single Room with Terrace, Small Double Room with Balcony, Deluxe Room with City View, Deluxe Room with Balcony with City View, Deluxe with Balcony with Garden View, Deluxe with Terrace with City View, Family Room with Balcony and Garden Views Gravity Suite with Terrace.

The hotel  offers room service from 7:30 to 23:30, brunch on Saturday and Sunday. It also offers private and group tours, transfers.
Yes, private parking is offered to all customers in the same hotel building, subject to availability. Benefit from exclusive offers for parking if you book on the official website.
The nearest airport is Porto-Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport. It can be reached by taxi (25 min), bus (51 min) or train (42 min).