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Porto Palacio Congress Hotel & Spa

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Avenida Boavista 1269, Porto 4100-130, Portugal
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Ranked #14 of 89 hotels in Porto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Good location, not in the city centre, but a 5-6 euro taxi ride away. Quiet with spacious rooms, lovely bathrooms, and crisp, white linens. A respite from the craziness of the centre, especially the lounge at top of the hotel with stunning views of all of Porto.

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Dear Guest, We are very glad to receive your feedback about your stay at Porto Palacio Congress Hotel & SPA. It is extremely rewarding for us to know that you enjoyed your time at our hotel and that our rooms and especially the VIP Lounge surprised you in a very positive way! We wait for your visit on a next... More

zurigo
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140 reviews 140 reviews
36 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

any time we'll be in Porto this is our hotel. Good location, spacious rooms mrble bathroom. Kind personnel, good service, amazing view from top floor bar. What else? One of bet sushi restaurant at floor -1. Over all a well deserved Leading hotel of the world

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Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for the kind words you post on Tripadvisor regarding your stay at the Porto Palácio Congress Hotel & SPA. It is very rewarding to know that you have enjoyed so much your stay with us and that our services met your highest expectations. Your comments make us believe that our daily accomplishments... More

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely former palace converted into a hotel. Just a mile or so up the Duoro River with a lovely pool and almost sea side feel. It's a nice riverside walk (45mins) into the town centre but the taxis are cheap (6E) or there is a regular bus service for 1.85E. Breakfast buffet is huge and staff are helpful and... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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79 reviews 79 reviews
55 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

This hotel deserves every star of its five-star rating. The staff are so friendly, kind, thoughtful and well trained to offer service and support. Our room was beautiful with every conceivable convenience. All we know is that our car was parked securely somewhere below the hotel, as it was whisked away by the efficient men at the door, who unloaded... More

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Dear Guests, We are very glad to read your review on Tripadvisor concerning your recent stay at Porto Palácio Congress Hotel & SPA. With comments like yours we really feel that our team efforts are recognized and that we provide excellency of service. Our staff is motivated by your kind words and will surely continue to work everyday in order... More

Athens, Greece
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I have stayed in this hotel on business many times over the last few years. It is a nice hotel, with spacious rooms, a very nice gym and an above average breakfast. It used to be more oriented to luxury, lately I would say it has become quite standard. Nothing to complain about, especially if you get a good corporate... More

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Dear Guest, We thank you for your review on Tripadvisor regarding the Porto Palácio Congress Hotel & SPA. It is a great pleasure to know that you are a frequent guest and that we always deserve your preference on your visits to Porto city. Your comments are very important for us and help us keeping the level of service you... More

St Albans
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Excellent hotel with large rooms and very attentive and professional staff. The lounge on the 19th floor offers great views over the Porto suburbs but if you're expecting to look over the old town you will be disappointed. The only thing that lets the hotel down is the location which is, apparently in a very nice part of town, but... More

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Dear Guest, We appreciatte your kind review on Tripadvisor about Porto Palácio Congress Hotel & SPA. It is a great pleasure to know that our staff delivered a service that was according to your highest expectations. We hope to welcome you soon again at our hotel on a future visit to Porto city. Best Regards Eugénia Queirós More

New Delhi, India
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This must be my 7th stay in this hotel in last 3-4 years I always love to stay here no complaints always the best the staff the rooms and the location is perfect for stay in Porto, the breakfast is although not so impressive

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Dear Guest, It is a great pleasure to know that you are a frequent guest of Porto Palácio Congress Hotel & SPA. As our preferred guest your comments are really important and help us improving our quality of service. We hope to always continue deserving your preference on your visits to Porto city. Best Regards, Eugénia Queirós More

Oeiras, Portugal
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51 reviews 51 reviews
6 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

This is a 5 star hotel well located, at walking distance from the subway in a trendy area of Porto. Regarding the hotel itself there is not much to say, since, in general, it fulfills the requirements of an hotel of this category. What surprised me most is that one have to pay to access to a Wi-fi connection. Today,... More

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Dear Guest of the Porto Palácio Congress Hotel & SPA, Thank you so much for your review about the experience lived at our hotel. We are happy to receive you suggestions and appreciate your great comments on our VIP Lounge. Hoping to welcome you soon again at Hotel Porto Palácio. Best Regards, Eugénia Queirós More

Brussels, Belgium
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Excellent quality hotel, with very professional staff, spacious rooms and spa with no restrictions for age visits (good for children). I don't know if it was about Portugal, but everywhere we went the service was absolutely excellent, friendly and people genuinely paid attention and always try to help. The terrace on the 19th floor had a great view and service,... More

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Dear Guest, We are very pleased to know that you really enjoyed your stay with us at the Porto Palácio Congress Hotel & SPA. Thank you for all your comments on our great service and suggestions for improvement. Only with opinions like yours we can offer excellence of service. We hope to welcome you soon again at the lovely city... More

Toronto
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79 reviews 79 reviews
16 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

If this is your first trip into Porto, the Palacio is a good choice for a few nights, but it quite a walk from the historic old town sites or decent restaurants. We tired the ones attached to the property (pass these by) and the hotel itself only serves breakfast unless it is a function lunch buffet. The breakfast buffet... More

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Dear Guest, We thank you for your good review on Tripadvisor about your stay at Porto Palácio Congress Hotel & SPA. Your comments and suggestions are greatly appreciatted and help us improving our leisure and conference services. We hope to weclcome you soon again at Hotel Porto Palácio. Best Regards, Eugénia Queirós More

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Address: Avenida Boavista 1269, Porto 4100-130, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Porto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Porto Palacio Congress Hotel & Spa 5*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#4 Spa Hotel in Porto #5 Business Hotel in Porto #10 Luxury Hotel in Porto #15 Romantic Hotel in Porto
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High-rise Hotel in city center; 5 minutes from Palacio de Cristal Exhibition Center; 10 minutes from Exponor Exhibition Center. ... more   less 
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