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The Yeatman
Ranked #1 of 14 Hotels in Vila Nova de Gaia
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed May 12, 2014

My partner and I had something very special to celebrate and we are extremely happy with the choice we made: the restaurant of the Yeatman is absolutely outstanding, with an important number of tasteful courses being brought to us in the nicest of atmospheres. Moreover, the choice of 5 wines was great, while having the luxury of two sommeliers, the local boss and a temporary one from Madeira.
It's not cheap, but it is a memorable experience which we can recommend.

  • Stayed: May 2014, traveled as a couple
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GR_The_Yeatman, Public Relations Manager at The Yeatman, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2014

Dear GauthierduMarais,

Thank you for your comprehensive review of your dinner at The Yeatman. We are thrilled that we were able to surpass your expectations at your celebratory meal in our gastronomic restaurant.

Chef Ricardo Costa’s cuisine is appreciated for his creative flair and contrasting flavours, paired with delicious wines chosen by our Wine Director, Beatriz Machado, from our award winning cellar.

Our staff will be delighted to know that their service made a difference and contributed to your memorable evening with us.

We hope that you will have the opportunity to return and stay at The Yeatman on a future visit to Porto.

The Yeatman

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Reviewed May 5, 2014

It's too bad The Yeatman is not listed as a Porto hotel (instead of Vila de Gaia) -- because it is clearly the best hotel in the Porto area! EVERY room has a terrific view and the staff could not be more attentive. Excellent breakfast buffet.

Stayed: April 2014, traveled as a couple
Thank santagaryfe
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GR_The_Yeatman, Public Relations Manager at The Yeatman, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2014

Dear santagaryfe,

Thank you for your complimentary review of your stay at The Yeatman.

Receiving our guests’ feedback is very helpful so that we can keep track of our service and guests’ satisfaction.

We are delighted that you enjoyed The Yeatman and honoured that the staff were able to make you feel welcome and provide the five star service you deserve.

Please do come back for another visit, it would be our pleasure to host you again.

The Yeatman

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Reviewed May 5, 2014

If the incredible view of O Porto, Portugal, isn't enough, this beautiful hotel pampers you with luxurious facilities, great service and food beyond comparison. Theonly thing missing would be a lift to take you across the river in a few minutes, into the old city:)

  • Stayed: May 2014, traveled as a couple
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Thank Ronaldo G
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GR_The_Yeatman, Public Relations Manager at The Yeatman, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2014

Dear Ronaldo G,

Thank you for your positive review of The Yeatman and your stay with us.

It is truly an honour to hear that you loved everything from our views and facilities, to our service and food. The Yeatman was designed from the outset with many special features to bring comfort and enjoyment to our guests’ experience and we are delighted that this came across.

It was a pleasure to host you and we hope we will be able to take care of you again on a future stay in Porto.

The Yeatman

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Reviewed May 5, 2014

Stayed on a Spring Break package for 7 nights. The experience was excellent throughout. The service, staff, ambience, decor, rooms, restaurant and wines, spa area and pool are exceptional and that view over the port warehouses in Gaia and river to old Porto city is superb.

It is always difficult to single out particular staff as our experience was that all worked so hard to provide such a high standard of service.

We ate four times in the Michelin starred restaurant and maitre d' adjusted tasting menus and chef's 'surprises' to ensure we had different dishes. The wine pairing dinner on the Thursday evening was virtually the full tasting menu with wine; the quality and value was excellent. Dick's Bar wine flight with cheese and meat platters was well worth trying to explore more wine by the glass options.

We arrived back at the hotel after 6.00pm being the closing time for wine cellar visits and queried whether a visit might be possible as we were leaving the next day. It was arranged without fuss and Marco gave us a very informative visit. This we found was typical of the staff's wish to go beyond expectation.

Can't wait to visit again.

Room Tip: We had a superior room on the third floor. Great space with seating and private terrace. Bathroom w...
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  • Stayed: April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Thank PASP123
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GR_The_Yeatman, Public Relations Manager at The Yeatman, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2014

Dear PASP123,

Thank you for your extensive review of The Yeatman.

We have been open for 3 and a half years and are very fortunate to have won many awards, for our accommodation and facilities, including our wine cellar, wine list, gastronomic restaurant and Spa; which are all a great source of pride to the staff, of course.

However, our greatest motivation of all is our guests’ enjoyment and satisfaction in providing an inspiring guest experience. We are delighted that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay from the decoration and ambiance, to the food, wine and our staff, and that we were able to make such a positive contribution to your stay.

We look forward to welcoming you back again soon to The Yeatman. It would be our pleasure.

The Yeatman

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Reviewed April 29, 2014

We had an amazing conference dinner here, and it truly made me wish we had held the entire conference in this facility. From the entrance to the all-Portuguses buffet dinner, the selection of Port wine vintages served, and the detailed service and attention. We just had to tour a room and see. Next time we're in Porto, this is where we'll stay.

  • Stayed: April 2014, traveled on business
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GR_The_Yeatman, Public Relations Manager at The Yeatman, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2014

Dear worldfishingfreak,

Thank you for your review of The Yeatman, following your conference dinner at our hotel.

We were delighted that you enjoyed your time with us, from the decoration to the extensive buffet dinner prepared by Chef Ricardo Costa and the wines chosen and paired with your meal from our award winning wine cellar.

We aim to provide a special experience to all our guests be they with us for an evening, like yourself, or a number of days and, in this respect, we were very happy to know that we made a difference and that your conference dinner was a success.

It would be our pleasure to welcome you back on a future trip to Porto to stay with us.

The Yeatman

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Reviewed April 28, 2014

Beautiful and luxurious hotel in a fantastic location. Staff go above and beyond the expected. The best service we have ever experienced in all our travels. Excellent food in all of the restaurants but especially the main restaurant. Staff knew it was my wifes birthday and arranged free cocktail and birthday cake.

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GR_The_Yeatman, Public Relations Manager at The Yeatman, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2014

Dear caledonia_purple,

Thank you for your positive comments about The Yeatman.

We are always extremely grateful for feedback that our clients can give us, as it helps us keep track of guest experience and, of course, our service.

We are honoured that you loved the hotel from its design, to our location and the food and, above all, that you found the staff to be very attentive. Our objective is to make all our guests feel at home and well looked after.

We hope you will return in the future so that we may have the pleasure of your stay with us once again.

The Yeatman.

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Reviewed April 28, 2014

My husband and I stayed three days (a quick trip from Lisbon and Amsterdam) during our honeymoon. Oporto and the Yeatman were definitely a highlight for us. I was truly blown away at the beauty of the hotel - in design, views and furnishings. Our room and bathroom were huge (especially for NYC standards) and the view from our terrace was breathtaking.

Catarina (hotel's concierge) booked a day for us - arranged a car to take us up the river Douro, had a sailboat waiting for us that gave us a tour of the vineyards, then had a terrific lunch at DOC with the boat taking us back... our captain, Paolo, had learned it was our honeymoon and had sparklng wine and nibbles for us to enjoy as we traveled down the river. The whole day was so magical. Thank you Catarina!

Also a special thanks to Nuno (front desk) who gave us great suggestions for restaurants that weren't too touristy...we went to the same restaurant a few times!

The title of this review "Amaze-balls" - was a word that we used to describe each experience as we were there - somewhat immature, but very succinct. We will definitely be going back.

  • Stayed: April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Thank Jun B
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GR_The_Yeatman, Public Relations Manager at The Yeatman, responded to this reviewResponded May 7, 2014

Dear Jun B,

It is wonderful to hear that your honeymoon stay at The Yeatman was a huge success and we are delighted we were able to contribute in so many ways to make your trip so special.

We are grateful for your positive feedback with regard to many different aspects, from the beauty of the hotel, its design and finishings to your terrace view in your comfortable and spacious bedroom.

Thank you for your kind remarks about our Concierge and Guest Relations, Nuno and Catarina.

Many congratulations from The Yeatman and do come back to visit us again soon.

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Address: Rua de Choupelo, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-088, Portugal
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Location: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Vila Nova de Gaia
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia
#1 Business Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia
#1 Family Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia
#1 Luxury Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia
#1 Spa Hotel in Vila Nova de Gaia
Price Range: $240 - $788 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Yeatman 5*
Number of rooms: 82
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Yeatman is a luxury wine Hotel and Spa in Porto, Portugal, set amidst the Port wine lodges in the beautiful historic district of Vila Nova de Gaia. The Yeatman nestles on a hill, with panoramic views overlooking Porto and the River Douro. The Yeatman's 82 spacious bedrooms (4 Master Suites, 8 Suites and 70 bedrooms) all face the view of Porto and the river offering a high level of comfort and a private, spacious terrace. The Michelin star restaurant provides a creative fine dining experience where local ingredients are privileged and presented with contemporary flair. ... more   less 
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