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Douro Palace Hotel Resort & Spa

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Maplewood, New Jersey
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Get a river view. Wake up early to see sunrise over the river. You can easily enjoy a stay in the summer or fall in season. Restaurant is French in style and Portuguese in attitude. Lunch by the pool is very relaxing in season. Closest hotel to Eva Queiros foundation. Train is just below down the steep hill. Foundation and... More 

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4 Thank eastandwest11
MarceloGueds, Guest Service Agent at Douro Palace Hotel Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear eastandwest11, First of all we would like to thank you for having chosen Douro Palace Hotel during your visit to the Douro Valley and for sharing your experience with us. We are glad to know that you have totally enjoyed your stay with us. It is for us extremely rewarding to know we have met your expectations and we... More 

Porto
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decent staff. Good design. Not all rooms have river views. Nice pool and pool bar. When travelling with children ask for a larger room. Restaurant (€€) need an advanced reservation during summer. Decent food and wine nearby (Alpendre €)

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1 Thank Manuel G
MarceloGueds, Guest Service Agent at Douro Palace Hotel Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Manuel G, Thank you very much for choosing the Douro Palace Hotel Resort & SPA during your stay in Douro and also for sharing here your feedback. We will share your experience with our team so that you can reinforce our strengths and improve our weaknesses. We do hope to have the pleasure to welcoming you back at the... More 

Dulverton, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Stayed here for a couple of night in May 2016. We had arrived by train at the local Aregos Station, and phoned the hotel from there, who promptly collected us. Check-in was quick and efficient and we were allocated a room overlooking the river. (Rooms either overlook the river of the garden). The room was quite large with a super-king... More 

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2 Thank Richard_BEE
MarceloGueds, Guest Service Agent at Douro Palace Hotel Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Richard_BEE, First, we would like to thank you very much for having chosen the Douro Palace Hotel during your stay in Douro. We are glad to know that we have met your expectations and that you have enjoyed your stay with us. We do hope to have the pleasure to welcoming you back at the Douro Palace Hotel in... More 

The Netherlands
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

We (my wife and I) stayed three nights at this hotel in May and enjoyed every moment of it. Although the weather was rainy we had a great stay. The breakfast was good and the hotel was very quiet (off-season!). Because of the weather the (outdoor) pool was to cold, but we could use the indoor spa instead, for free.... More 

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2 Thank Henkblub
MarceloGueds, Guest Service Agent at Douro Palace Hotel Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Henkblub, First of all we would like to thank you for having chosen Douro Palace Hotel during your visit to the Douro Valley and for sharing your experience with us. We are glad to know that you have totally enjoyed your stay with us. It is for us extremely rewarding to know we have met your expectations and we... More 

New York
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40 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

It was a great spot.The staff are very helpful. The rooms with river view are a must. Just amazing views. Disappointing that the outdoor pool area was shut. All the outside bars did not appear to be open either. Think it would be better in high season, but then you get the crowds. Restaurant was hit and miss. One night... More 

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1 Thank Nick o
MarceloGueds, Guest Service Agent at Douro Palace Hotel Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Nick o, First of all we would like to thank you for having chosen Douro Palace Hotel during your visit to the Douro Valley and for sharing your experience with us. We are glad to know that you have enjoyed the views over the Douro and we will share your experience with our team, so that we can improve... More 

Funchal, Portugal
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93 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

Stayed at this hotel last week! I wish I could go back! Amazing rooms overlooking the Douro! Good Breakfast! Nice dinner! Good Room Service. Prices are good. Good Wine List. The Terrace Bar was closed, so we got our drinks from the other bar and went to the terrace. Spa is very nice. Check-in was not the best - no... More 

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1 Thank Sarah L
MarceloGueds, Guest Service Agent at Douro Palace Hotel Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Sarah L, First of all we would like to thank you for having chosen Douro Palace Hotel during your visit to the Douro Valley and for sharing your experience with us. We are glad to know that you have enjoyed the views over the Douro, the meals at our restaurant and the Spa. It is for us extremely rewarding... More 

Birstall, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

A starkly modern hotel in a remote location. If you want comfortable rooms with great views over the Douro River, tranquillity and excellent service then you wont go far wrong with this hotel. Nice spa facilities too, plus good breakfast and evening meals and the staff were very friendly and efficient. The only down side to this relaxing rural location... More 

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1 Thank Tony B
MarceloGueds, Guest Service Agent at Douro Palace Hotel Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Tony B, First of all we would like to thank you for having chosen Douro Palace Hotel during your visit to the Douro Valley and for sharing your experience with us. We are glad to know that you have enjoyed our comfortable rooms, the great views over the Douro, the serenity of the local, the Spa and the breakfast.... More 

Lisbon, Portugal
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8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

If you need a relaxing weekend this is the place to be! It is a bit hard to get there and you must absolutely have a vehicle. Rooms have gorgeous views and are very modern. The restaurant is very good too and breakfast has lots of variety and quality items. Problem is that there is absolutely nothing in the surroundings... More 

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Thank N464
MarceloGueds, Guest Service Agent at Douro Palace Hotel Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear N464, Thank you very much for choosing the Douro Palace Hotel Resort & SPA during your stay in Douro and also for sharing here your feedback. We will share your experience with our team so that you can reinforce our strengths and improve our weaknesses. We do hope to have the pleasure to welcoming you back at the Douro... More 

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19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

We had an excellent time at this hotel. Location may not be the best regarding that the distance to the Douro typical vineyards, however as it is close to a train station it is an excellent option to take the train the runs along the Douro river and pay a visit to Regua or Pinhao, or even to Porto. Our... More 

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Thank Luis M
MarceloGueds, Guest Service Agent at Douro Palace Hotel Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Luis M, First of all we would like to thank you for having chosen Douro Palace Hotel and for sharing your experience with us. It is for us extremely rewarding to know we have met your expectations and we will share it with our team. We shall be pleased to welcome you again during your next trip to Douro.... More 

Porto, Portugal
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40 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

The hotel itself is very beautiful and is placed in one of the most gorgeous region in the world, the douro valley. The welcome was very warmful, the pool with the magnificent view above the river is perfect, the night cinema outdoor was a nice surprise, and the diner was very goof. The price is not cheaper, but it worth... More 

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Thank Sérgio P
MarceloGueds, Guest Service Agent at Douro Palace Hotel Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Sérgio P, First of all we would like to thank you for having chosen Douro Palace Hotel and for sharing your experience. We are extremely glad to know we have met your expectations and we will share it with our team. We shall be pleased to welcome you again during your next trip to Douro. Sincerely, Marcelo Guedes Guest... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Douro Palace Hotel Resort & Spa, invites you to a unique experience of comfort and elegance in an informal atmosphere, where history and the contemporary are to be found side by side. Various spaces await your discovery, offering unforgettable moments of leisure. Professionalism, comfort, quality and the excellence of our services is our objective, which will allow you to return to the day-to-day concerns with a rested spirit. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Douro Palace Hotel Resort & Spa

Address: Lugar de Carrapatelo - Santa Cruz Do Douro, Santa Cruz do Douro 4640-423, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Santa Cruz do Douro
Price Range: $84 - $158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Douro Palace Hotel Resort & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 60
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