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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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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Florence, Italy
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed 2 days in Porto Palacio Congress Hotel & Spa last year. The hotel a bit far from city center, but the rpice was too attractive. We payed smth like 79 euros per night... The room was good.Roof top bar is a must! Beautiful view and great Porto wine with looots of nuts for free))) Spa was a bit... More

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Washington, D.C.
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are traveling with family, friends, or on a business trip to Porto, Villa Nova Di Gaya or the surroundings ... don't look any further! Located in the heart of Porto, and less than 10 minutes ride to the other side of the water to Villa Nova Di Gaya, it has wonderful spa, indoor swimming pool, and excellent restaurants... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

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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PPHOTEL, Gerente geral at Porto Palacio Congress Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

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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146 reviews 146 reviews
37 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

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
49 helpful votes 49 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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PPHOTEL, Gerente geral at Porto Palacio Congress Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

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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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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PPHOTEL, Gerente geral at Porto Palacio Congress Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

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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PPHOTEL, Gerente geral at Porto Palacio Congress Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

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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52 reviews 52 reviews
6 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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

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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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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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