Pestana Palacio Do Freixo Hotel - Porto

ex. Pousada Do Porto, Palacio Do Freixo

Estrada Nacional 108, Porto, Portugal, 4300-316  show map
 5 stars
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Pestana Palacio Do Freixo Hotel - Porto

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Early check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Golf course

Archery

Sailing

Cycling

Billiards/Pool tables

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Turkish bath

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

Overview

The spectacular Pestana Palacio do Freixo is situated in the historical center of Porto close to Sao Francisco Church (Igreja de S Francisco), Maria Pia Bridge and Estadio do Dragao. The hotel opened in 1742 and since then remains an example of Baroque architecture in Porto.

Located in a marina area close to Campanhã subway station as well as monuments, a cathedral and a palace in Porto. A short distance to a metro station enables you to get to City Market Bolhao, River Douro and Church of Saint Ildefonso in no time.

The hotel is surrounded by a concert hall and a stadium.

Campanhã train station lies within a 15-minute walk. 15 minutes' drive from Francisco Sб Carneiro airport.

Rooms

The hotel offers 85 en-suite rooms equipped with individual climate control, a minibar, Wi-Fi, a laptop-size safe and a personal computer and featuring fantastic views over the river. They feature en suite bathrooms with free toiletries, bathrobes and a hairdryer.

Eat

In the morning a buffet breakfast is served at the restaurant. The stunning restaurant serves light meals. The cozy poolside bar features free Wi-Fi and a terrace.

Services

Guests can use free transportation, 24-hour reception and concierge service and such facilities as a safe deposit box, free parking and a baggage storage.

Relax

The on-site SPA facilities include a wellness center, hammam and a steam room. The hotel boasts a fitness center with fitness classes and a gym.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated   2009.  Number of rooms   87.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Early check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Activities

  • Sailing
  • Cycling
  • Archery
  • Aerobics
  • Tennis

Services

  • Paid city shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant with air conditioning
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Fine dining
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Cafe

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Projector
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Paid babysitting/Child services
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Billiards/Pool tables
  • Fitness center
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Turkish bath
  • Steam bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Library

Room view

  • Garden view
  • River view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Turndown service
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • No rollaway/Extra beds available
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathroom telephone

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Hi-Fi
  • In-room computer
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 1 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • One child under the age of 1 may stay at the price of EUR 47 per person per night in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of EUR 94 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 2. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Estrada Nacional 108, Porto, Portugal, 4300-316

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City Center
  • Porto
    1.9 mi
Airports
  • Francisco Sб Carneiro (OPO)
    8.4 mi
  • Ourilandia (OIA)
    34.7 mi
Train Stations
  • Campanhã train station
    4000 ft
  • São Bento train station
    1.9 mi
Underground stations
  • Campanhã Metro Station
    4300 ft
  • Heroismo Metro Station
    1.1 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of rooms:
    87

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Rooms and availability

Pestana Palacio Do Freixo Standard RoomPestana Palacio Do Freixo Standard Room
Standard Room
Bed type: Double Bed or King or Twin beds or 2 Single beds
Size: 360 sq. feet
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  • Shower
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Comfortable room decorated in modern style and soothing colors, offers a cozy seating area, work area, flat screen TV, mini-bar and private bathroom with all amenities.

Room facilities
    Pestana Palacio Do Freixo Superior Room Standard RoomPestana Palacio Do Freixo Superior Room Standard Room
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    Bed type: Double or Twin beds or King or Twin beds or Double Bed
    Size: 325 sq. feet
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    Comfortable room decorated in modern style and soothing colors, offers a cozy seating area with a sofa, work area, flat screen TV, mini-bar and private bathroom with all amenities. This room offers a river view.

    Room facilities
      Pestana Palacio Do Freixo Suite Superior RoomPestana Palacio Do Freixo Suite Standard Room
      Suite
      Bed type: Double Bed or 1 Single bed or Twin beds
      Size: 915 sq. feet
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      Comfortable suite decorated in modern style and soothing colors, offers a bedroom, separate spacious living room with a seating area, work area and a flat screen TV. The suite also includes a mini-bar and private bathroom with all amenities.

      Room facilities

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Pestana Palacio Do Freixo Hotel - Porto Porto location
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        Hotel Address:

        Estrada Nacional 108, Porto, Portugal, 4300-316

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Porto
          1.9 mi
        Airports
        • Francisco Sб Carneiro (OPO)
          8.4 mi
        • Ourilandia (OIA)
          34.7 mi
        Train Stations
        • Campanhã train station
          4000 ft
        • São Bento train station
          1.9 mi
        Underground stations
        • Campanhã Metro Station
          4300 ft
        • Heroismo Metro Station
          1.1 mi
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  12 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2009
        • Number of rooms:
          87

        Hotel Awards

        PortugueseHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedPortoPestana Palacio Do Freixo

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Family Hotels in Portugal

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        Pestana Palacio Do Freixo Location

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        Popular areas

        • City Center - 1.9 mi

        Places of interest

        • pont Eiffel - 1.4 mi
        • City Market Bolhao - 1.7 mi

        Train stations

        • Campanhã train station - 3700 ft
        • São Bento train station - 1.8 mi

        Monuments and Landmarks

        • Cloister Nossa Senhora da Serra do Pilar - 1.9 mi

        Stadiums

        • Estádio do Dragão - 1.4 mi

        Theaters

        • Oporto Coliseum - 1.6 mi

        Underground stations

        • Campanhã Metro Station - 4000 ft
        • Heroismo Metro Station - 1.0 mi
        • Campo 24 Agosto Metro Station - 1.3 mi
        • Estadio do Dragao Metro Station - 1.3 mi
        • Bolhao Metro Station - 1.7 mi
        • Trindade Metro Station - 1.9 mi

        Local Attractions

        • Ponte Infante D. Henrique - 1.5 mi
          Rua das Fontainhas, Porto
        • Rua Santa Catarina - 1.7 mi
          Rua Santa Catarina, Porto
        • Ponte D. Luis I - 1.8 mi
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        • Capela das Almas - 1.7 mi
          Rua Santa Catarina 428, Porto
        • Igreja de Santo Ildefonso - 1.7 mi
          Praca da Batalha

        Near the hotel

        • River Douro - 2600 ft
          Porto, Porto
          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  12 pm
          • Year renovated:
            2009
          • Number of rooms:
            87

          Hotel Awards

          PortugueseHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedPortoPestana Palacio Do Freixo

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Best Family Hotels in Portugal

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          Pestana Palacio Do Freixo Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Pestana Palacio Do Freixo

          Average guest rating

          8.8out of 10
          Exceptional
          Based on 351 reviews

          Rating by category:

          Location
          6.0
          Rooms
          10.0
          Service
          8.0
          Value
          6.0
          Dining
          10.0

          Individual guest reviews

          • Older travelers
            9.2

            amazing building and really interesting common areas. Very grandiose bar and restaurant. Rooms were very spacious, comfortable and quiet.

            If your bedroom is not facing the river then the view is generally poor, looking out onto a factory wall/chimney.

          • Couple
            7.4

            You feel like you are staying in a palace it is very grand and beautiful yet you feel so at home and relaxed. The views from the pool area of the river are heavenly. It is a 2.5 kilometre beautiful walk by the river into the centre of town.

            The massage was not good at all and the lack of a water tap or water near the sauna and steam and gym is something that should be rectified.

          • Group of friends
            8.2

            The pousada, linens and beds, steam room and sauna. Reataurant was quite nice, Great breakfast. The view of the river and gardens was wonderful. Very guite hotel, no noise in rooms. The rooms and baths were very large for Europe. Shower was excellent.

            We did not have robes in our room so going to sauna area was awkward. Called to complain and were told not enough robes for the 4th floor. Hotel hard to find as gps directions take you in the old entrance which is blocked off. The new entrance is very poorly marked. Need more massueses as were a group of 4 and had to wait in line for massage.

          • Family with children
            10.0

            Fabulous facilities, staff and surroundings.

            Drinks in bar at night expensive.

          • Couple
            5.8

            Room was very clean and comfortable to stay. And the palace was refurbished nicely so it was also enjoyable.

            Most Hotel staff were very young and seemed haven't been well trained. While we had breakfast, they continued talking with each other and they did not bring coffee and tea until we asked, for example. I felt it was "mottainai" because they had potentially good facilities and many young staff there.

          • Family with children
            8.2

            Nice location, great interior. Too much staff as internships in stead of well educated personnel. In spite of late start 19.30 hrs with our young kid 2 1/2 years no possibility for somewhat speeding up the diner. With three tables occupied in the dining room we had to wait 15 min. for the coffee/bica after dinner.

          • Older travelers
            10.0

            Wonderful building, large comfortable rooms, overlooking the river Douro. Perfect if you want to just stay in a relax, but close enough to the city centre if you want to see the sights, go shopping or dine out,

          • Family with children
            9.6

            We had the most enjoyable 2 days and nights in this amazing Pousada. It is a beautiful old building that has been totally restored with great care to retain its historic feeling while being a completely modern and absolutely luxurious facility. It is a complete resort, not just a hotel. The outside pool area overlooks the river and is an amazing place to swim and relax. Our room was spacious and could not have been more pleasant. Make sure you get a room overlooking the river. The view is worth the extra cost. It is an easy walk or bicycle ride along the river into the old town. The staff were wonderful. The food was excellent. We have nothing but good feelings about our stay there and cannot imagine a nicer place to stay in Porto..

            The first impression when entering the site is somewhat off putting because the adjoining building is in poor condition and the Pousada can't be seen at first. But once inside, the impression quickly changes. The whole place is absolutely wonderful and we could not suggest anything to improve it.

          • Group of friends
            9.2

            Very nice hotel, staff and surrounding.Good food

          • Group of friends
            8.2

            Very nice old merchant family house, marvellous view over Duoro river, charming garden, large rooms.

          • Single
            10.0

            Location is outstanding. Staff very kind and braekfast reaaly good and pleasant.

          • Family with children
            9.2

            The location is just outside Porto , very easy to drive to and take trips into the city by cab. The Pousada is a step back in time to the golden age of old Europe, the rooms are execption with great views of the sity and courtyard. Hope to be back soon.

          • Family with children
            9.6

            We stayed there as a family of five and felt totally welcome as we indulged in little bit of luxury.

          • Family with children
            9.2

            Gorgeous hotel and gardens, very nice staff and restaurant food good. Children's meals free with adults which made for better value.

            No tea/coffee facilities in room and charged €11.50 for 2 teas which was extortionate.

          • Couple
            8.2

            Very good...but a bit far for the core of Porto

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Pestana Palacio Do Freixo Hotel - Porto Porto location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          Estrada Nacional 108, Porto, Portugal, 4300-316

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Porto
            1.9 mi
          Airports
          • Francisco Sб Carneiro (OPO)
            8.4 mi
          • Ourilandia (OIA)
            34.7 mi
          Train Stations
          • Campanhã train station
            4000 ft
          • São Bento train station
            1.9 mi
          Underground stations
          • Campanhã Metro Station
            4300 ft
          • Heroismo Metro Station
            1.1 mi
          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  12 pm
          • Year renovated:
            2009
          • Number of rooms:
            87

          Hotel Awards

          PortugueseHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedPortoPestana Palacio Do Freixo

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Best Family Hotels in Portugal

          Use Badge

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