Porto Palacio Congress Hotel & Spa

Avenida Da Boavista, 1269Porto4100-130Portugal
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About Porto Palacio Congress Hotel & Spa

Porto Palacio Congress Hotel & Spa offers luxurious accommodations, and is conveniently located near Porto Cathedral and the Museum of Port Wine.

The standard room features soundproof windows, a wardrobe with interior lights and a safe deposit box. Other benefits to guests include cable TV, free Internet access and a minibar. The private bathroom has a heated floor, hair dryer and amenities that include a bathrobe, slippers and toiletries. There is 24-hour room service, and an iron with ironing board is available on request.

Porto Palacio Congress Hotel & Spa boasts a spa with massage rooms, a squash court, fitness centre and an indoor pool. The business centre features a conference hall, meeting rooms and banquet space, and the rooftop terrace offers panoramic river views.

The on-site restaurants serve breakfast, lunch and dinner, and drinks are available at the rooftop bar.

The Casa da Música and Francos metro stations, as well as the famous Sandeman Cellars, are easily reachable.


Avenida Da Boavista, 1269, Porto, 4100-130, Portugal
Telephone: +351(226)086600 | Fax: +351(226)091467 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • 24-hour room service
  • Airport shuttle
  • Business center
  • Computer with internet
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Elevator
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hairdresser
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Organized activities
  • Parking garage
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Wellness center / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Room safe
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Beauty salon
  • Body treatments
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Massage
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath / Hammam
  • Whirlpool / Hot tub


  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible paths / hallways
  • Wheelchair accessible

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 12:00

Positive Reviews

State-of-the-art conference facilities

Many guests say that the Congress Centre features state-of-the-art projectors, sound systems and acoustics, and has the capacity to seat up to 600 people. Others add that the centre offers dressing rooms, storage facilities, technical access to four translation booths, and professional stage lighting, and love the elegant draperies, ornate chandeliers and stylish decor of the spacious banquet halls.

Modern and luxurious rooms

Several guests comment that the bathrooms have heated towel holders, magnifying mirrors and radiant flooring, and note that the minibars feature ergonomic wine racks. Others add that the wardrobes are large and well lit, and mention that the rooms are spacious, stylish and well maintained.

Fine dining experience

Many guests love the fine selection of wines and the breathtaking views of the Douro River from the rooftop bar, and say that the fine Japanese cuisine available at the Gosho restaurant is delectable and fresh. Others add that the VIP Lounge offers a relaxing atmosphere, and note that the service is outstanding.

Negative Reviews

Noisy and crowded common areas

Some guests mention that the spa feels jam-packed throughout the day, and dislike that it is difficult to swim laps in the crowded pool. Others add that the lobby and hallways are noisy when conferences are held on the property, and note that parking is also usually full then.

Unimpressive shuttle service

A handful of guests say that the airport shuttle does not run frequently, and mention that there is limited space for seating and luggage. Others add that the air conditioning is not effective, and comment that the trip to the airport is lengthy, the seats are narrow and uncomfortable, and the driver is not fluent in English.

Weak Wi-Fi signals

Some guests comment that Wi-Fi signals in the common lounge and rooftop terrace are weak.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 1370 reviews across the web
8.7 /10
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    8.8 /10
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    8.9 /10
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    8.2 /10
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    8.4 /10
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    9.0 /10
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    8.6 /10
8.7 out of 10 based on 1370 reviews