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Rua de Sao Vicente de Cidadelhe Quinta do Paco de Cidadelhe, Mesao Frio 5040-154 Portugal
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#3 of 8 B&Bs / Inns in Mesao Frio

See why so many travelers make Douro Scala their small hotel of choice when visiting Mesao Frio. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a luxury setting with an array of amenities designed for travelers like you.

Rooms at Douro Scala provide a minibar and air conditioning, and guests can stay connected with free wifi.

In addition, while staying at Douro Scala guests have access to a 24 hour front desk, room service, and a chapel. You can also enjoy a pool and free breakfast. Need a place to park? Free parking is available at Douro Scala.

Mesao Frio has plenty of Mediterranean restaurants. So when you’re here, be sure to check out popular spots like A Tasca do Zequinha and Restaurante Convívio, which are serving up some great dishes.

At Douro Scala, your comfort and satisfaction come first, and they look forward to welcoming you to Mesao Frio.

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Game room
Shuttle bus service
Hot tub
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Special diet menus
Swimup bar
Board games / puzzles
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Full body massage
Steam room
Baggage storage
Chapel / shrine
Non-smoking hotel
Sun umbrellas
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Room service
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Mountain View
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, Portuguese
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TravelExpert wrote a review Jul 2020
Zurich, Switzerland356 contributions162 helpful votes
This is ac charming hotel that was built in an old mansion, on top of the Douro valley, with a magnificent view. Very nice rooms, well equipped, splendid swimming pool with a view and nice restaurant with menu full of local dishes and a large wine menu. Very friendly local personnel.
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
2 Helpful votes
Patrick F wrote a review Oct 2019
Battle, United Kingdom319 contributions118 helpful votes
We were doing a classic car tour of Spain and Portugal and arrived at the Douro Scala for a two night stay. I would like to say this hotel was great because it had some very nice aspects. However, the ultra modern design of the new part of the hotel put form over function. The bath and shower were in the room, there was a severe lack of storage space, no bedside tables and no drawers for clothes, which made it totally impractical as a living space. Clearly the designers had never had to use the room. On the positive side, we had an outdoor space, fantastic views and an excellent outdoor swimming pool. Service was good and we were given a glass of port on arrival and with our dinner on the first night. The dinner was good with wine included. We chose to eat in hotel on the second night and the food was very average as was the wine we were served with. Also, getting a drink before dinner was a challenge as there was no bar and the waiter had to disappear for 15 minutes to fetch us our drinks from some remote location. Breakfast was buffet with a good selection but the hot food options were inedible. So overall some very good points but spoilt by lots of negatives.
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Date of stay: October 2019
1 Helpful vote
Stinde wrote a review Sep 2019
Tampere, Finland143 contributions35 helpful votes
This hotel is located perfectly on top of a hill, surrounded with winery fields and quietness. We stayed for one night in low-season. We were lucky; weather was amazing, pool was refreshing and they even arrenged a visit to Quinta de Valledo for the same day. At dinner we ate the Duck. It was fantastic! The portion was big enough for three. Wines were amazing and staff super helpful.
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Traveled with friends
1 Helpful vote
Bruno M wrote a review Sep 2019
Mortagua, Portugal11 contributions13 helpful votes
The Hotel has great conditions. The people are fantastic, and trustable. The food of the restaurant is amazing and well decorated. All the hotel is amazingly cleaned and hygienic. The rooms are well equipped and the bed are very comfortable. Such a pleasant, calm and great view.
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
1 Helpful vote
Borges23 wrote a review Oct 2018
Roermond, The Netherlands15 contributions31 helpful votes
We find everything here Cleanest bedrooms Spa and massages But the service is the best Everyone is friendly Everyone says hello anytime every time Food with a premium chef but the waitress are simple the best
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Date of stay: October 2018Trip type: Traveled as a couple
2 Helpful votes
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Frequently Asked Questions about Douro Scala
Which popular attractions are close to Douro Scala?
Nearby attractions include Museu do Douro (3.0 miles), Miradouro Sao Domingos (2.9 miles), and Ponte Pedonal Metalica de Peso da Regua (3.7 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Douro Scala?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, a swimup bar, and free wifi.
Which room amenities are available at Douro Scala?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Douro Scala?
Guests can enjoy a swimup bar, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Douro Scala?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Douro Scala?
Conveniently located restaurants include Tasca da Quinta, Aneto & Table, and A Tasquinha.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Douro Scala?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Douro Scala?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Douro Scala offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Douro Scala?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, and Portuguese.
Are there any historical sites close to Douro Scala?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Ponte Fortificada de Ucanha (9.8 miles), Capela de São Pedro de Balsemão (5.3 miles), and Monastery of Saint Mary of Cárquere (8.0 miles).