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As from the 1st of March 2018 the city of Porto charges a Municipal Touristic Tax. This value isn't included in the prices of accommodation mentioned and will be charged by the hotel at the end of your stay. Click to view Official Information

Prices mentioned below are per room/night including breakfast.

5 Stars Hotels

Sheraton Porto Hotel

Sheraton Porto Hotel & Spa offers spacious rooms with an exclusive design, decorated with a mix of wood, steel and glass and queen size bed. They come with a minibar, seating area, bathtub, air conditioning, flat screen television and Wifi. With the spa's 8 treatment rooms and indoor pool, guests can unwind completely after a busy day. Apart from a yoga studio, it offers various classes, a relaxation area and juice bar. Guests can enjoy traditional Portuguese cuisine in the Porto Novo restaurant and complement their dinner with a tasty glass of wine. The hotel lobby’s piano bar offers pretty views of the hotel garden. The SL floor includes free Wi-Fi access. Casa da Música Concert Hall and its adjacent metro station are a 10-minute walk away.

  • Single Room: 145€
  • Double Room: 160€

Crowne Plaza Porto

Located on the Avenida da Boavista, in the heart of the city’s business and cultural district, the modern Crowne Plaza Porto exudes pure luxury and comfort. This 5-star hotel is situated 900 m from Casa da Música.

Crowne Plaza Porto is the perfect choice. Enjoy magnificent views from the comfort of your spacious room or venture out into the city. All public and private spaces are elegantly furnished, radiating a warm and cosy atmosphere.

The helpful reception staff is at your service 24 hours a day and will do its best to ensure you have a relaxing and memorable stay. Sample delicious local specialities at the restaurant or take a walk in the hotel garden. For business travellers looking to combine work with pleasure, on-site meeting facilities are available. Free access to digital newspapers is provided to guests.

  • Single Room: 165€
  • Double Room: 180€

4 Stars Hotels

Cristal Porto

Hotel Cristal Porto is a 4-star hotel in a central location in Porto. Set right next to Lapa Church, the hotel is 900 m from Aliados Avenue. Modern rooms including air conditioning, mini-bar, a flat-screen TV and a safety deposit box. Free WiFi is offered.

A garden gives guests the tranquility away from the hustle and bustle of the city. A buffet restaurant is available, as well as a bar where Port wine can be tasted. Breakfast is served from 07:30 to 10:30.

  • Single Room: 92€
  • Double Room: 97€

Hotel Portus Cale

The hotel is only 5 minutes walking from Casa da Musica (Music Hall) and very close to Serralves Museum. In addition, you can visit the city in a comfortable way thanks to the public transport located near the hotel. On the other hand, if you want to meet the city in a touristic bus you can find one a few metres ago from the hotel.

Furthermore, the hotel puts at your disposal fully equipped rooms, decorated with wooden furniture that makes them cosy.

  • Single Room: 116€
  • Double Room: 126€

Hotel da Música

Part of Mercado do Bom Sucesso building, the design Hotel da Música offers a 24-hour reception. It features a restaurant and bar on site.The bright rooms feature a clean design with parquet floors, a mini-bar and a flat-screen cable TV with pay-per-view channels. The private bathroom comes with a bathrobe and free toiletries. Bom Sucesso Gourmet Restaurant offers an exclusive concept, allowing guests to pick the organic products at the market and have them cooked at the restaurant by a renowned chef. There is a multifunction room which can host up to 158 people, with the latest equipment available. Room service is also available. The nearby metro station offers easy access to all Porto’s landmarks, including Clérigos Tower and Lello bookshop in a 20-minute metro ride.

  • Single Room: 125€
  • Double Room: 135€

Hotel Fénix Porto

Standing tall in a commercial area of Porto’s Boavista district, HF Fénix Porto is 400 m from Casa da Musica concert hall. It features free Wi-Fi throughout and spacious rooms with cable TV. All rooms at the HF Fénix Porto are air conditioned and include a private bathroom with a hairdryer.

Rooms on the upper floors offer full views of the Douro River. A varied buffet breakfast consisting of pastries, breads, cereals, eggs, fruits and juices is served each morning in Fénix’s dining room, which boasts stained-glass features in the ceiling. There is a bar and an outdoor terrace with parasols.

  • Single Room: 140€
  • Double Room: 140€

Hotel Ipanema Porto

Located in an important business and shopping area of Boavista, offers free WiFi, all rooms have been refurbished and include air conditioning, a flat-screen TV, double-glazed windows, a mini bar, and a fully contained bathroom.

HF Ipanema Porto is located in Boavista, 500 m from the Boavista Roundabout. At 2.6 km from Porto's historic centre, it offers modern accommodation and 24-hour secure parking. With free WiFi, all rooms have been refurbished and include air conditioning, a flat-screen TV, double-glazed windows, a mini bar, and a fully contained bathroom.

Guests can enjoy a variety of drinks at the bar. The surrounding area features various restaurant and pastry shop options. Many of the restaurants serve the city's signature dish, the Francesinha.

  • Single Room: 140€
  • Double Room: 140€

Holiday Inn Gaia

Located in Vila Nova de Gaia, at a 7-minute drive from the historic Porto centre, this hotel offers soundproofed rooms, a sauna and wellness centre with various beauty treatments. Dom João II Metro Station is 1 km away.

All rooms at Holiday Inn Porto Gaia are air-conditioned and feature modern bedding. Each room has a TV, a well-lit work desk and an en suite bathroom. Free WiFi is available throughout the hotel. The bar has a variety of beer and cocktails and also organizes regular live music shows. Friends Kitchen is located by the hotel lobby and offers local and organic Portuguese cuisine, as well as regional and international wines.

For an invigorating experience, guests can try the Atlantis Circuit at Spa and Tea. A hydrotherapy pool with a different set of jets, sauna and Turkish bath is available with a special discount for our guests. Holiday Inn Porto Gaia is just 2 km from the Port Wine Cellars. Porto Congress Centre is just 7 km away. Porto International Airport is at an 18-minute drive from Holiday Inn Porto Gaia.

  • Single Room: 140€
  • Double Room: 150€

Hotel Ribeira do Porto

Offering a prime location in the Ribeira District and overlooking Douro River, the 3-star Ribeira do Porto Hotel features a traditional bar and a 24-hour reception. It is 300 m from D. Luís Bridge.

Each room at Ribeira do Porto is elegant and air conditioned and includes a flat- screen satellite TV and a laptop safe. All rooms have a private bathroom with free toiletries and a hairdryer. Free WiFi access is available.

On the 2nd floor, guests will find the A Tasca bar, where a breakfast buffet is served each morning. The surrounding area is filled with summer terraces, restaurants and bars. Across the bridge, guests will find the Porto Wine cellars.

  • Single Room: 145€
  • Double Room: 155€

Hotel Bessa

You will find BessaHotel is centrally located in Porto’s prestigious Boavista district, a few minutes’ from Casa da Musica. This modern Hotel offers a fitness centre and a Turkish bath, free WiFi is also available.The luxurious air-conditioned rooms of BessaHotel have a Bluetooth integrated sound system, a work desk and a satellite/cable flat-screen TV. Featuring a 24-hour reception and an à la carte restaurant, BessaHotel provides a business centre and therapeutic massages upon request. Other facilities offered at the property include luggage storage and laundry facilities.

  • Single Room: 145€
  • Double Room: 155€

Descobertas Boutique

Located in the Ribeira area the Descobertas Boutique Hotel Porto, offers modern and comfortable accommodation with free WiFi. The property is just 800 m from the Aliados Avenue and the São Bento Train and Metro Station.

Rooms are decorated with the Portuguese Discoveries theme and offer a flat-screen cable TV, a minibar, a safety deposit box and a private bathroom with hairdryer and free toiletries. A breakfast may be served every morning. In addition guests will find plenty of cafés and restaurants within a few minutes’ walk serving traditional local delicacies and dishes.

The iconic D. Luis I Bridge is a 4-minute walk away and allows guests to cross the Douro River and visit the famous Port Wine Cellars. The Hard Club, Palácio da Bolsa and the Monument Church of São Francisco are within 4-minute walk. Porto International Airport is 12 km away.

  • Single Room: 180€
  • Double Room: 189€

Neya Hotel Porto

With a privileged location at Porto riverside and 15 minutes from the airport, NEYA Porto Hotel overlooks the banks of the Douro, offering a stunning river view that brings together the ideal conditions to escape the daily routine. This hotel, right in front of the Douro River, was born from the recovery of part of the ruins of the Convento Madre Deus de Monchique. The construction maintained the original layout of the convent and the landscaped cloisters, preserving the building's history.

The Viva Porto restaurant, inspired by traditional Portuguese cuisine, has an authentic cuisine that carefully selects products from the region and season. Here you can enjoy a unique gastronomic experience enjoying the view over the Douro. The Ultimate bar is a mandatory meeting point in the city of Porto and where you can enjoy a panoramic view of the Douro River. Here you will find a wide variety of cocktails, light meals and snacks while enjoying a unique atmosphere.

  • Single Room: 175€
  • Double Room: 185€

Yotel Porto

Set in Porto, less than 1 km from City Market Bolhao, YOTEL Porto offers accommodation with a restaurant, private parking, a bar and a garden. Featuring a concierge service, this property also provides guests with a terrace. The accommodation features a 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, room service and free WiFi throughout the property. The hotel offers a continental or buffet breakfast.

Popular points of interest near YOTEL Porto include Oporto Coliseum, Palacio da Bolsa and Ferreira Borges Market. The nearest airport is Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport, 15 km from the accommodation. União de Freguesias do Centro is a great choice for travellers interested in atmosphere, walking and ambience.

  • Single Room: 155€
  • Double Room: 170€

3 Stars Hotels

iStay Hotel Porto Centro

A modern and comfortable hotel in the historic centre of Porto where rest, price and services com hand in hand to offer you a modest and pleasant accommodation near the main tourist attractions of Porto.

Either you travel for pleasure or for work, at this hotel in the centre of Porto you will find the calmness you need in a comfortable room including private bathroom and complete services, such parking (paid), free wifi, left-luggage office. Everything without giving up a fabulous location at the heart of the capital of the north.

  • Single Room: 80€
  • Double Room: 80€

Hotel Universal Porto

Universal Hotel is centrally located in Porto, just a 5-minute walk from the Clérigos Tower and Trindade Church. The hotel offers air-conditioned rooms and a 24-hour reception. Guest rooms of Hotel Universal are equipped with a TV and private bathroom. Some have views of the interior courtyard or the rear.

Breakfast is served daily in the breakfast room with TV. The hotel rents cars, bikes and motorcycles so that guests can explore the surroundings of Porto as much as they want. For excursions, San Bento Railway Station is just a 10-minute walk away. The Universal in situated in an elegant avenue, just a 4-minute walk from the Aliados Metro Station. The Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport is 17 km away.

  • Single Room: 80€
  • Double Room: 85€

Legendary Porto Hotel

Centrally located on Batalha Square, Legendary Porto Hotel is a 5-minute walk from São Bento Metro Station. The recently-renovated property features a bar and air-conditioned rooms with satellite TV.

The soundproofed rooms at Legendary Porto Hotel have new furnishings and blackout curtains. Each comes equipped with tea and coffee-making facilities and include a seating area with sofa and a flat-screen TV. En suite bathrooms come with hairdryer.

The Legendary's breakfast area was also subject of a full renovation, including brand new buffet equipment where the daily continental breakfast is served. Gluten and lactose free options are available for breakfast upon previous request. Guests are welcome to discover the wide range of popular restaurants and eateries in the surrounding area, many of which serving traditional Porto delicacies.

  • Single Room: 125€
  • Double Room: 135€

Tuela Porto Hotel

Situated at 10 minutes’ walk from the Douro River, HF Tuela Porto is located in Boavista, just 3 km from Porto's historic centre. Free WiFi is available throughout the property. All of the rooms at the property include a cable TV, air conditioning a a private bathroom.

Guests can relax in the hotel bar, and there are also many restaurants and bars in the immediate vicinity of the hotel. Nearby attractions include the Palacio de Cristal gardens, which feature panoramic Douro River views.

The popular Península shopping centre is 5 minutes’ walk away. HF Tuela Porto is located just 4 km from the iconic Dom Luis I Bridge, which connects with Vila Nova de Gaia's riverside, the site of the Port Wine Cellars. It is a 15-minute drive from Porto International Airport.

  • Single Room: 130€
  • Double Room: 130€

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