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InterContinental Porto Palacio das Cardosas

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Praca Liberdade 25, Porto 4000-322, Portugal
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55 reviews 55 reviews
29 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Having spent some time in northern Portugal we decided to give ourselves a treat and stay at a 5 star hotel at the end of our holiday. The extra expense was well worth it. The hotel is of a very high standard. The rooms are exquisitely decorated in muted tones and no expense has been spared. Our room was quite... More

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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Couldn't have asked for a more perfect tourist location. This is a beautiful, decadent hotel with the very best hair dryers I've ever used (seriously amazing)! The location is great and the concierge is very helpful. Would stay here again in a Porto trip!

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Aarhus, Denmark
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104 reviews 104 reviews
17 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautifully restored hotel right at the centre of the city. There is a small parking space outside, where you can off load luggage. We had a room with a small balcony facing the square – a bit noise from the street but not much. You can walk to all sights and you feel like shopping or it’s raining – take... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first experience with a five star hotel, and it will be tough going back to lesser hotels! From the start, the staff went above and beyond to help make our stay pleasant. Beyond the beautiful facility and rooms, the service is by far what qualifies this hotel as five star by my standards. For example, several of... More

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FrancelinaAmaral, Director of Operations at InterContinental Porto Palacio das Cardosas, responded to this review

Dear Mr/Mrs scubasue_13, Thank you for sharing your memorable experience about the InterContinental Porto Palacio das Cardosas, during your recent visit to Porto city. There aren’t enough words to thank you for the kind post on TripAdvisor regarding our Hotel and above all your kindest words about our Team, they will be delighted to acknowledge your feedback about their work.... More

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119 reviews 119 reviews
66 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were hoping for an amazing stay at this hotel given the reviews by other travelers but unfortunately our experience was not quite the same. Because we are members of their loyalty program we were given an upgraded room on checkin. This was nice except that there were a number of problems with the upgraded room which they could not... More

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FrancelinaAmaral, Director of Operations at InterContinental Porto Palacio das Cardosas, responded to this review

Dear Mr smallface1, Thank you for sending us your kind feedback and for choosing InterContinental Porto Palacio das Cardosas for your recent stay. We apologize for the inconvenience of the AC and Internet, thanks to your kind feedback will do our outmost to improve these issues on this particular room. The team will be thrilled as it is greatly appreciated... More

Leicester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 3 nights on our way back from getting Married in the Algarve ,We were made to feel so special as we arrived we received a room upgrade overlooking the main square that is beautiful, The hotel itself is luxury everything is immaculate all the staff are so helpful i would defiantly stay here again on a... More

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FrancelinaAmaral, Director of Operations at InterContinental Porto Palacio das Cardosas, responded to this review

Dear Mr bano075, Thank you for sharing your memorable experience about the InterContinental Porto Palacio das Cardosas, during your Honeymoon. I’m delighted you have enjoyed your upgrade to an Executive room in such special occasion and all the staff were helpful during your visit to Porto city. Would like to thank your kind words and for highly recommend us to... More

Montebello, NY
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50 reviews 50 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This Hotel is in a great central location and provides excellent service as well as excellent accommodations, even if the rooms tended to be a bit "dim" in terms of lighting. I am also not a fan of opaque glass doors in bathrooms - but that is personal taste. They slipped a bit in the food services - I would... More

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FrancelinaAmaral, Director of Operations at InterContinental Porto Palacio das Cardosas, responded to this review

Dear Mr Apopik, Thank you for taking part of your precious time to review your stay at the InterContinental Porto Palacio das Cardosas. Your feedback is very important to us and we would like to thank you for given it, this will help us to improve our Hotel. Hope you will give us the opportunity to welcome you back in... More

Miami, Florida
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87 reviews 87 reviews
21 hotel reviews
184 helpful votes 184 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is by far the best selection if you wish to stay at a centrally located hotel with excellent service and room accommodations. Located on the Praça de Liberdade. Street side rooms offer an excellent view over the entire square. We never had any problems with street noise. The hotel took great care in modernizing the bathrooms. More appropriate placement... More

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FrancelinaAmaral, Director of Operations at InterContinental Porto Palacio das Cardosas, responded to this review

Dear Mr Cozysdad, Thank you for taking the time to review your last stay in our Hotel and for giving us back our fifth star! I’m delighted to see you have enjoyed your stay and you have received your favourite belt back. All our team is looking forward to open, once again the doors of your “home” at Porto city.... More

Tiburon, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were guests in this wonderful hotel in May, 2014. The hotel actually began its wonderful service to us *before* we arrived by the concierge's personal email to us asking how he could arrange dining, excursions, etc. for our stay. From the moment we walked inside, we were made to feel as if our stay was important to the staff.... More

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FrancelinaAmaral, Director of Operations at InterContinental Porto Palacio das Cardosas, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Deborah L, Thank you for sharing your memorable experience about the InterContinental Porto Palacio das Cardosas, during your visit to Porto city. There aren’t enough words to thank you for the kind post on TripAdvisor regarding our Hotel and above all your kindest words about our Team, they will be delighted to acknowledge your feedback about their work.... More

Melbourne, Australia
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112 reviews 112 reviews
47 hotel reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived by car and actually missed the hotel first time around as so much was going on at the time of our arrival. The universities were all celebrating their end of year and was getting ready for their annual parade. We were lucky to have arrived earlier than the required check-in or we would have never gotten into the... More

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Address: Praca Liberdade 25, Porto 4000-322, Portugal
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Location: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Porto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — InterContinental Porto Palacio das Cardosas 5*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Wheelchair access
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Porto #1 Romantic Hotel in Porto #1 Business Hotel in Porto #1 Spa Hotel in Porto #2 Family Hotel in Porto
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HISTORICAL PALACE AT THE HEART OF THE CITY CENTRE. Located in the heart of the Historical Centre, classified as World Heritage by UNESCO, the InterContinental Porto - Palacio das Cardosas is the result of a careful renovation of a palace dated from the end of the 18th century. The Hotel is located in Oporto’s main city square, the Praça da Liberdade,within walking distance from all the major cultural highlights,trendy shops, bars and restaurants. The Hotel comprises 105 spacious rooms and suites, the Astoria Restaurant, Cardosas Bar, meeting and banqueting rooms, as well as a Wellness Centre. ... more   less 
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