The second largest city of Portugal, Porto, is often called the capital of the north. With its narrow and charming street, Porto offers a wide variety of accommodations. We selected the top nine luxury accommodations in Porto.
This five-star luxury hotel is a renovated 18th-century palace ideally located in the heart of Porto. The renowned Sao Bento metro station is just a two-minute walk away while the UNESCO World of Heritage Ribeira area is 700 meters (2,330 feet) from the property. The iconic Clérigos Tower is 200 meters (660 feet) away only.
This luxurious hotel features high ceiling and Palacio style rooms equipped with the latest entertainment technologies. Marble bathrooms and a separate bathtub and walk-in shower compliment the beautiful rooms as well as a seating area with comfy plush chairs. The fitness club is open around the clock to help you stay fit and healthy.
The hotel features its own spa with three treatment rooms and a sauna to relax after your exercise. The InterContinental Porto - Palacio das Cardosas’ restaurant, the Astoria, offers a wide range of Portuguese wines to accompany contemporary dishes. The Cardosas bar is the perfect place to unwind with a classic cocktail or one of the Porto wines after a day of visiting the city.
InterContinental Porto - Palacio das Cardosas
Address: Praca da Liberdade, 25, União de Freguesias do Centro, 4000-322 Porto, Portugal (see map)
Price: from 424 USD
This luxurious 5-star hotel is ideally located along the Douro River, right in the historic Ribeira square. This 16th-century building is the perfect starting point for visiting the city and its iconic architectural gems. Each of the spacious bedrooms has an en-suite spacious bathroom with its bathtub. The restaurant has direct views to the Douro River while the bar serves you refined cocktails in an elegant setting.
Pestana Vintage Porto Hotel & World Heritage Site
Address: Praça Da Ribeira, 1, União de Freguesias do Centro, 4050-513 Porto, Portugal (see map)
Price: from 223 USD
This 5-star Small Luxury Hotels of the World is located in the heart of Porto, just a four-minute walk to the Alliados Metro Station. The hotel features a fine dining restaurant, the Book restaurant, situated in a renovated bookshop, offering an intimate and elegant atmosphere. The soundproofed rooms of the Hotel Infante De Sagres combine neo-baroque and custom-made furnishings. Antique chandeliers come together with satellite flat-screen TVs and air conditioning.
Hotel Infante De Sagres - Small Luxury Hotels of the World
Address: Praça D. Filipa De Lencastre 62, União de Freguesias do Centro, 4050-259 Porto, Portugal (see map)
Price: from 230 USD
This 5-star hotel is located just a minute’s walk from the Boavista Avenue and a ten-minute walk from the Casa da Música Concert Hall and its adjacent metro station. The hotel’s restaurant features a glass wine cellar and brings you traditional Portuguese specialties. Spend the afternoon at the lobby piano bar offering views of the hotel’s garden!
Sheraton Porto Hotel & Spa
Address: Rua Tenente Valadim, 146, Lordelo do Ouro e Massarelos, 4100-476 Porto, Portugal (see map)
Price: from 152 USD
Featuring an outdoor swimming pool, this 5-star hotel offers a rooftop bar with Porto and Douro River views. The hotel features a variety of rooms and suites, all with cable channels and sports TV. The hotel features a restaurant and snack bar. Most restaurants in the seaside area of Foz do Douro are just a five-minute drive away. The in-room massage is available for you to unwind after exercising or walking through the city.
HF Ipanema Park
Address: Rua De Serralves, 124, Lordelo do Ouro e Massarelos, 4150-702 Porto, Portugal (see map)
Price: from 99 USD
This 5-star hotel features a rooftop lounge with panoramic views over Porto and the Douro River. The luxurious spa and its treatment rooms are available for you to relax, while you can exercise at the squash court, fitness center or indoor pool. The Casa da Musica and its adjacent metro station is an eight-minute walk away. Nautilus Bar & Bistrô offers a nice setting for a meal, while Porto Beer offers a range of tasty typical dishes. Guests can try quality Japanese cuisine at the Gosho restaurant.
Porto Palacio Congress Hotel & Spa
Address: Avenida da Boavista, 1269, Lordelo do Ouro e Massarelos, 4100-130 Porto, Portugal (see map)
Price: from 136 USD
Located in the heart of the business and cultural district, on the Avenida da Boavista, this 5-star hotel is just 900 meters (3,000 feet) away from the Casa da Música. The property is elegantly decorated in a warm and comfy atmosphere and offers spacious rooms. Try some of the delicious local specialties at the restaurant or take a walk in the hotel garden. Business travelers can use the on-site meeting facilities.
Crowne Plaza Porto
Address: Av. da Boavista 1466, Lordelo do Ouro e Massarelos, 4100-114 Porto, Portugal (see map)
Price: from 144 USD
Located right outside of Porto, this 5-star hotel offers panoramic views of Porto from its indoor pool. Each bright room opens onto a spacious, private terrace furnished with sun loungers. The 2-Michelin awarded Yeatman Restaurant serves Portuguese cuisine made with fresh, local produce and fine wines. Speciality Portuguese wines can be enjoyed every Thursday during the wine tasting. Conveniently located in Vila Nova de Gaia, Yeatman hotel is just a ten-minute walk from the Douro River.
Address: Rua do Choupelo (Santa Marinha), 345, 4400-088 Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal (see map)
Price: from 254 USD
This 5-star property is a 18th-century renovated building overlooking the Douro river. The property architecture is a Baroque style but all rooms are modern and offer a flat-screen TV. Bathrooms include luxury amenities and a hairdryer, and some rooms offer Douro River views. The restaurant at Pousada Do Porto – Palácio Do Freixo serves a daily buffet breakfast cooked with fresh ingredients. Guests can order light snacks at the pool or evening cocktails at the hotel’s bar.
Pestana Palácio do Freixo - Pousada & National Monument
Address: Estrada Nacional 108, Campanhã, 4300-316 Porto, Portugal (see map)
Price: from 223 USD
What to do in Porto?
Now that your accommodation is sorted out, it is time to visit this beautiful city that is Porto and try some of the local specialties in town!
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