Opened in 1880 and renovated in 1994, the Grande Hotel is the oldest hotel in the city. The 19th-century building is built in a style which is very typical of Oporto architecture. Great names in Portuguese culture and history, such as Eça de Queiróz or Ramalho Ortigão, have all stayed at the Grande Hotel at one time or another.
The Hotel Mercure Batalha Porto was opened in 1920 and has since been refurbished in 1996. It is housed in a beautiful Art Noveau building on Rua de Santa Catarina, right on Praça da Batalha. If your room faces forward you will see the following sites: the Teatro Nacional de São João, the Estátua de D.Pedroand the Casa Brasonada da Batalha. The rooms are very spacious, modern and in excellent condition, still retaining the charm of the 1920s and 1930s.
This modern hotel was opened in 1989 and renovated in 1997. The rooms are both comfortable and reasonably priced. Ideally located for those on a shopping trip, there are a great number of shopping centers on the nearby Rotunda da Boavista (Praça Mouzinho de Albuquerque). Also adding to the hotel is the variety of restaurants in the surrounding area. These are all good places to dine and unwind after a long day of shopping.
Like many of the boarding houses in the area, Pensão Palanca offers several basic comforts within immaculate rooms. Opened in 1988, the centrally-located pensão is a short walk away from the busy Rua da Constituição, Avenida de Aliados or the Praça da República. Catering generally to younger travelers, there are summer promotional rates which are worth asking about.
Located in a pleasant area of the city known as Cedofeita, this hotel opened in 1981 and was renonvated in 1995. Hotel Inca boasts several ammenities and houses both a bar and restaurant. A stay in any one of the hotel's 63 rooms is truly an enjoyable experience. Quite close to Avenida dos Aliados, one of the city's main streets, staying at the hotel means there is always something to do, from a day of shopping to taking in all the local historical buildings - both are minutes away. Renting a car is made practical as the hotel has a monitored car park right next door.
Comfort, modest style and reasonable prices are what a modern traveler can expect from Hotel Menfis. The rooms all boast basic comforts that will greet families and individuals alike. Established in 1989, the hotel, as many other hotels in the area, saw remodeling in the late 1990s. Located just a few steps from Rua de Santa Catarina, the hotel is moments away from several main shopping centers.
Located in the heart of the city, the Porto Persona Guesthouse is one of the best places to if you are looking for a romantic holiday during your time in the city. The rooms here are cozy and come furnished with four poster beds, antique furnishings and chandeliers. Each room is individually decorated and early morning breakfasts are also served here. Shuttle services, laundry services and a 24 hour front desk are some of the other amenities that are on offer here. Guests also enjoy easy access to various tourist attractions from the hotel. If you are looking for a hotel for a romantic getaway, then heading to the Porto Persona Guesthouse won’t disappoint.
A house located in the heart of the city, 6 only is an affordable accommodation with just 6 rooms. Each room has all basic facilities provided, including breakfast. The blue door that leads you in has beautiful designs on the arch above it. The rooms are very welcoming and comfortable. An ideal place for a family or group to stay.
The White Box House is a beautiful guest house located at the city's center. Opened in 2012, the place is established in an 20th-century historic building and offers exceptional service at affordable rates. The place is located among all the major attractions, shopping streets, restaurants and bars, therefore is always frequented by travelers as well as locals. Reservations are necessary.
Set in a restored 18th-century palace, InterContinental Porto - Palacio das Cardosas offers spacious rooms with grand views of Porto’s historical center. Featuring high ceilings, Palacio’s stylish rooms offer the best amenities in a cozy atmosphere. Marble bathrooms include a separate bathtub and walk-in shower. Guests can work out at the 24-hour fitness center equipped with the latest equipment and weights. The on-site spa offers multiple treatment rooms and a sauna. While Restaurant Astoria offers a wide range of Portuguese dishes with a contemporary twist, Cardosas Bar provides a relaxing setting, best enjoyed with a cocktail or a Port Wine glass.
Located in the heart of the city, the Casa do Conto is one of the most unusual places to be during your time in the city. Boasting of concrete suites that feature a blend of modern, designer furnishings and period elements, the rooms here are cozy and come furnished with amenities such as televisions and kitchenettes. The hotel, besides boasting of balcony rooms and city view rooms, also has on offer guest access to a garden and a lounge that features a fire pit. If you are looking for a hotel that is sure to provide you with a memorable experience, then heading to Casa do Conto won’t disappoint.
Located in the heart of the city centre, the Yes! Porto Hostel is one of the best places to be if you are looking for a comfy stay in the city at prices that won’t break the bank. The rooms here are cozy and equipped with custom made bunk beds. Free city maps, access to board games, book exchanges and hairdryers and towels for hire are just some of the amenities that one can enjoy access to here. If you are looking for a hotel for a comfy stay at pocket-friendly prices, then certainly consider booking a bed at the Yes! Porto Hostel.