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Porto Palacio Congress Hotel & Spa

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Bordeaux, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed for 5 nights in 3 different double rooms and noticed that one was visibly poorer than the others so asked to change (this was very late at night and we were tired) they then sent us to a twin room when we had asked for a double which we asked to change again and then to a room... More 

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Dove Canyon
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived at Porto Palacio Congress Hotel this morning and was totally blown away by the quality service. It's a beautiful hotel with a contemporary design. The staff are very friendly. Extremely important to us, was to have a great workout facility in the hotel; it exceeded our expectations. The Workout facility is the best I've seen at any hotel... More 

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Porto, Portugal
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22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had a lovely experience at this hotel the staff was most helpful. The Rooms could had been better, but overall it fulfils the job. Important to say is that the hotel has a great brunch during the weekends at the top floor at the terrace. It also has really good Gym and facilities are quite recent. I will visit... More 

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Thank NunoZhu
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20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is centrally situated to go for a decent walk down to the promenade (4kms away) with a scenic route along the way. The check in team are always friendly and willing to help, and the team at breakfast in the mornings are always ready to great you and fill up your cup with another cup of coffee. Breakfast... More 

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Thank Gary B
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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is clean with friendly personell and a good possibilities to eat. The terace on top of the hotel is fantastic! The location is ok - there are hop-on-hop-off bus that stop in front of the hotel - other than that it's far off down-town. You need to walk an hour to get to the sight seeing places. The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Hotel rooms are very nice, big bedrooms, nice marble bathroom, separate toilets. Breakfast had a good choice of food and fresh juices, cooked breakfast might be improved but is a slight detail. Staff was very attentive. Lovely roof terrace with view over Porto and the sea, ideal for a cocktail in the evening, shame it open from 5.00pm only, can... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind review on Tripadvisor regarding your stay at Porto Palácio Congress Hotel & SPA. We appreciatte your compliments and especially for enhancing the good hotel location. It will be a great pleasure to welcome you again soon in a next visit to Porto city. Sincerily, Eugénia Queirós More 

Shanghai/UK
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12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

The Porto Palacio feels like a business hotel and there was a mix of either very friendly or off hand staff. Upon checking in we were told, in a way which suggested that the clerk was enjoying it, that our rooms were not available. Not very welcoming. We were also not offered the customary glass of port although the decanter... More 

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

Dear Guest, Following your stay at Porto Palacio Congress Hotel & Spa , we would like to sincerely apologize for the lack of service from our repcetion. At Porto Palacio Congress Hotel & Spa, the quality of our services is crucial and we regret not having been able to provide the level of service we constantly aim to offer each... More 

Pomorie, Bulgaria
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Absolutely a five star hotel! The best experience was a bar of chocolate they left on my bed with good night wishes. The breakfast was very good, everything was so tasty and what i liked the most is that it was not typical european buffet. They have a bar on the 18th floor with breath taking view of the city.... More 

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

Dear Guest, It was with great pleasure that we received your comments on Tripadvisor regarding your experience at Porto Palácio Congress Hotel & SPA. We always concentrate our attentions to welcome guests the most warm and kind way possible, to make them feel special, so it is very rewarding to see our work is recognized. We hope to welcome you... More 

London
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Would not hesitate to recommend this hotel, especially for a weekend break. From the moment of checking in, we were quite early but was not a problem to checking out, the whole stay was a delight. Yes it is a little way from the center but a short walk and metro ride is not a problem and is an enjoyable... 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 stay and preference for Porto Palácio Congress Hotel & SPA. It was such a pleasure to acknowledge that you enjoyed your time with us and to receive such a kind review. All our team gives it best every day to exceed your expectations. We hope to welcome you again soon. Best regards, Eugénia... More 

Norfolk England
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73 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

It's not often a hotel with 5 stars is actually 5-star, however the Porto Palacio definitely rates its 5 stars. We stayed here for two nights and cannot fault anything. We were on the 11th floor overlooking the city with a view of the ocean in the distance. The room was ginourmous, spotlessly clean and with a super king sized... More 

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

Dear Guest, It was with great pleasure that we received your excellent comments on Tripadvisor regarding the experience you had at Porto Palacio Congress Hotel & SPA. We also appreciate you having highlighted our services such us the restaurants, VIP Lounge, and staff . Thank you also for mentioning the quality of our staff that works everyday in order to... More 

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
High-rise Hotel in city center; 5 minutes from Palacio de Cristal Exhibition Center; 10 minutes from Exponor Exhibition Center. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Porto Palacio Congress Hotel & Spa

Address: Avenida Boavista 1269, Porto 4100-130, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Porto
Price Range: $93 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Porto Palacio Congress Hotel & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 251
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Also Known As:
Porto Palacio Congress Hotel And Spa
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Hotel Style:
#6 Business Hotel in Porto
#8 Spa Hotel in Porto
#15 Romantic Hotel in Porto
#17 Luxury Hotel in Porto
#26 Family Hotel in Porto
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