12 Best Boutique Hotels In Porto, Portugal - Updated 2022


Let the intoxicating charm of Porto entice you to explore the beauty and grandeur of the city. Porto reveals its appeal in the architectural wonders, historical tales, charismatic locals and gastronomic experiences on offer. Meander through the winding streets and alleyways and stumble across hidden gems in the bustling bars, cozy cafes and fine dining restaurants which welcome travelers with warm hospitality. As the sun goes down, the city comes alive in an eccentric mix of entertainment, bright city lights and electrifying nightlife. Porto also boasts natural wonders like the Doura River where a traveler can take river cruises or riverside walks to experience the serenity and peace of the city. Immerse yourself in the splendor of this majestic city by booking yourself a stay at one of these 12 best boutique hotels in Porto, Portugal today.

1. Pestana Palácio do Freixo - Pousada & National Monument (from USD 390)

If you’re looking for accommodation in Porto that offers regal charm and finesse, then this sleek hotel is perfect for you. Each of the rooms has character and has been furnished with impeccable taste. The setting of the hotel is in the 18th-century baroque palace and it transports guests to a world of comfort and luxury with the intricate design and attention to detail of the décor. Guests will be within a walking distance of the historical center of the town, and the ambiance of the hotel provides guests with a look into the local culture, history and dining. Take a dip in the stunning swimming pool, soak away your worries in the hot tub or take a leisurely stroll in the hotel garden listening to the songs of the local birdlife.

Pestana Palácio do Freixo - Pousada & National Monument

9.16 User Rating

Address: Estrada Nacional 108, Porto

Free wi-fi Wi-fi (charges apply) Free parking Self service parking (charges apply) Off street parking Bar Room service Restaurant

2. Solar Egas Moniz Charming House

Located in a 19th-century family manor, make yourself at home in this hotel which aims to provide guests with a unique stay incorporating local traditions and hospitality. Each of the guest rooms has been traditionally furnished and they feature Portuguese embroideries and décor. Guests are treated to a complimentary breakfast. The friendly owners will accompany you around the fireplace, sharing local tales with guests and will even point out the hotspots to visit. Upon request, the hosts will prepare a lovely picnic which guests can enjoy in the natural beauty of the countryside. Alternatively, guests are encouraged to relax alongside the pool as they bask in the glory of the Portuguese sun.

Solar Egas Moniz Charming House

9.16 User Rating

Address: Rua dos Monges Beneditinos, n.º 158, Paço de Sousa

Free wi-fi Free parking Bar Wine Cellar Outdoor swimming pool Outdoor Swimming Pool (seasonal) Central air conditioning Garden

3. River House (from USD 151)

The rustic stone walls and old-fashioned wooden floors provide the old world charm of this boutique hotel. This hotel was once an 1872 River House and it still has some restored Portuguese colonial furniture. Wake up to the smell of a freshly prepared breakfast which can be enjoyed on the beautiful terrace which offers sweeping views of the Doura River. Some rooms have been dramatically furnished. One bedroom has the bed tucked away in a cave-like alcove while another room features a headboard made out of old tiles. This hotel is perfect for the traveler looking for something different without compromising the modern comforts we all search for in suitable accommodation. There are a great selection of stores and boutiques for the avid shopper or go on a wine tour at one of the vineyards located close by.

1872 River House

9.41 User Rating

Address: Rua do Infante D. Henrique, 133, Porto

Free wi-fi Wi-fi (charges apply) Bar Room service 100% non-smoking hotel Central air conditioning Babysitting (on request) Multi-lingual staff

4. Pestana Vintage Porto (from USD 319)

Enjoy the enviable views of the Doura River and the Dom Luís I bridge from this boutique property, which is one the best luxury hotels in Porto, Portugal. The interior of the hotel is adorned with stonework, sun-brightened wooden accents and artwork to complement the quaint ambiance. Tantalize your taste buds to the cuisines served at the terraced restaurant or enjoy a drink at the bar-bistro. Each of the rooms has been decorated in warm tones. Upon request, guests can enjoy a river cruise to enjoy the city from the river or hire a bike to explore the nooks and cranny of Porto. As the sun sets over the city, be sure to enjoy the pulsating nightlife of Porto.

Pestana Vintage Porto

8.66 User Rating

Address: Praça da Ribeira, 1, Porto

Free wi-fi Wi-fi (charges apply) Off street parking Bar Room service Restaurant 24 hour room service Spa

5. Hotel Teatro Porto (from USD 220)

This hotel has design and décor with strong theatrical influence and is located in central Porto ensuring that guests are close to all the fun and excitement of the city. The room of the hotel enjoys an alluring palette of gold and bronze to complement the opulent ambiance and atmosphere. Guests can indulge in a scrumptious breakfast buffet which will fuel them for their adventure in the city of Porto. Break out a sweat in the fully equipped gym, grab a drink at the bustling bar or enjoy the mouth-watering options at the restaurant of the hotel. Upon request, the hotel will arrange for a soothing spa treatment. For the avid shopaholic, the shopping district of Porto is but a short drive away where you can snag memorable souvenirs at the stores for yourself and your loved ones.

PortoBay Teatro

8.66 User Rating

Address: Rua Sá da Bandeira, 84, Porto

Free wi-fi Bar Room service Restaurant 100% non-smoking hotel 24-hour front desk Adjoining rooms Central air conditioning

6. NH Collection Porto Batalha (from USD 192)

Feel right at home at this sophisticated hotel located in the heart of the city of Porto. With just a short walk away from the São Bento station, this hotel welcomes guests from far and wide. Some of the rooms at the hotel enjoy unrivaled views of S. João National Theatre and the cosmopolitan Batalha Square and has been furnished to appease the varying tastes of the traveler who finds their comfort at the hotel. In the mornings, guests can make their way to NH Collection where they can enjoy a scrumptious breakfast while in the evenings, guests can grab a drink at the hotel bar before exploring and experiencing the vibrant nightlife of Porto. This is the perfect home base for your visit to this magnificent city as many of the top things to do in Porto are within driving distance from the hotel.

NH Collection Porto Batalha

Wifi Available

Address: Praça da Batalha 62
Accommodates: 3

Parking Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna Fitness centre

7. The Artist Porto Hotel & Bistro (from USD 81)

Enjoy the comfort of any of the 17 spacious and air-conditioned rooms of this lavish hotel. Each of the rooms has been kitted with all the modern amenities one would need for a memorable stay. Sink your teeth in an array of food options from the restaurant menu or venture out to see the beauty of the city and all it enticing attractions. For the traveler in search of the best monuments and city trip, be sure to visit the Bonfim district which is located close to the hotel.

The Artist Porto Hotel & Bistrô - S.Hotels Collection

Address: Rua da Firmeza nº49

Heating Designated smoking area Meeting/banquet facilities Family rooms Air conditioning Ironing service Internet services Fax/photocopying

8. Porto A.S. 1829 Hotel (from USD 90)

This hotel still encapsulates the charm of Porto’s rich history in the design and furnishing. Guests can wake up to stunning views over the city or be captivated by the city lights as you sip on a glass of wine in the evening. Guests can enjoy a tantalizing breakfast which will energize them for the day’s activities, and in the evening, can savor the local tastes of the cuisines served at the restaurants which are located within a walking distance of the hotel. Be sure to visit the Dom Luis I Bridge which is a short drive away and enjoy panoramic views of Porto from it.

Porto A.S. 1829 Hotel

Address: Largo de São Domingos 50

24-hour front desk Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays Shuttle service (additional charge) Allergy-free room All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Room service Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines

9. Ribeira do Porto Hotel (from USD 100)

Offering contemporary rooms in a historical and prime location of Porto is Ribeira do Porto Hotel. The hotel overlooks the majestic Duoro River and D. Luís Bridge is just 0.3 km (0.18 mi) away. All the rooms are air-conditioned and well-appointed. Guests also have access to a lovely traditional bar of the hotel. Since it is located in Ribeira district, many prominent attractions of Porto are a short walk away from the property. The friendly staff at the reception area can also arrange bike tours, river cruises and other activities for guests.

Ribeira do Porto Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Praça da Ribeira nº5
Accommodates: 2

24-hour front desk Airport shuttle Laundry Facilities for disabled guests Internet services Lift Safety deposit box Currency exchange

10. Vila Foz Hotel & Spa (from USD 403)

Situated in an opulent, seaside, 19th-century manor is the ultra-luxurious Vila Foz Hotel & Spa. The original period features of the manor have been carefully restored by a prominent Portuguese designer and the rooms of the hotel are marvellously modern and chic. Each room and suite is grand, spacious and designed with care. Guests staying at this fabulous hotel also have access to a luxurious spa, gardens and fantastic restaurants. Porto’s city center is just a 20-minute drive away from this property.

Vila Foz Hotel & SPA

9.9 User Rating

Address: Av. Montevideu, 236, Porto

Free wi-fi Wi-fi (charges apply) Self service parking (charges apply) Off street parking Valet parking (charges apply) Bar Room service Restaurant

11. Infante Sagres – Luxury Historic Hotel (from USD 170)

Treat yourself to a lavish stay at one of the best luxury hotels in Porto, which enjoys a mix of antique décor and regal design. Be enthralled by the antique chandelier which hangs in the public areas which are a brief introduction to the elegance and finesse that guests will experience at the hotel. Each of the rooms of the hotel has been furnished with neo-baroque style and custom-made furnishings for the ease and comfort of the visiting guests. Guests are within walking distance from a fine selection of restaurants and eateries. The hip neighborhood of Galerias de Paris is a short drive away which boast a myriad of popular bars, restaurants and shops for guests to visit. Welcome the night by enjoying a cocktail on the sundeck at your dip your feet in the refreshing plunge pool of the hotel. Guests are also close to iconic attractions like the cathedral and Rem Koolhaas’s Casa da Mùsica Concert Hall.

Infante Sagres – Luxury Historic Hotel

Address: Praça D. Filipa De Lencastre 62

Process in place to check health of guests Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning Daily housekeeping Air conditioning Dry cleaning Food can be delivered to guest accommodation Restaurant Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities

12. Flores Village Hotel & Spa (from USD 115)

Fall in love with the beauty and grandeur of this elegant hotel located in central Porto. The hotel is set in an 18th-century building and captures the luxury and essence of the era in the design and décor of the hotel. Ease into the relaxed atmosphere and ambiance of the hotel by treating yourself to a relaxing treatment at the wellness center of the hotel which boasts a sauna and an indoor pool. Apart from offering guests free wifi, guests are treated to a mix of contemporary design and antique décor. Take a five-minute walk from the hotel, and you will stumble across iconic city attractions like Clérigos Tower and the Lello Bookstore.

Flores Boutique Hotel & Spa

Address: Rua das Flores, 139

Breakfast takeaway containers Invoice provided Sun terrace WiFi Available Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay Grocery deliveries Car hire Fitness centre

Unrivaled comfort

Many choose to stay at a bed and breakfast in Porto, but why not opt for boutique hotels instead? Experience unrivaled comfort, luxury and warm hospitality when you book a stay at any of these boutique hotels.

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