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Best Hotels in Northern Portugal

  • Castelo Santa Catarina 26 rooms from £39

    Porto

    Castle accommodation at rock bottom prices. Absolutely charming - gardens, authentic furniture and decorations, hand painted tiles, and a private chapel. An authentic B&B in a secluded spot.

    Sights nearby  -  Well located for major sights.
    Recommended by  -  Frommers, Sawdays
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  • Casa da Levada 8 rooms from £51

    Vila Real (R. da Capela)

    This family run country home is a short walk away from the picturesque town centre. Surrounded by gardens and an outdoor pool, the main house and cottages have red-tiled roofs, stone walls, hand painted tiles and antique furniture. A home made breakfast is served at the terrace everyday.

    Families  -  Two bedroom apartments are great for families
    Value chic  -  Providing excellent value for money
    Sights nearby  -  Must visit Casa de Mateus for its baroque architecture and the International Music Festival from June - Sep annually
    Great walks  -  Lovely hikes can be enjoyed in nature parks surrounding the hotel
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  • Mercador Guest House 7 rooms from £53

    4050-379 Porto

    This intimate hotel stands out for its unique interior design. Each bedroom is stylishly decorated with art and pottery from Portugal's colonial days giving it a renewed contemporary feel. Located on one of Porto's trendiest streets while maintaining an air of quietness. A charming stay.

    Romantic Break  -  This hotel, which combines retro design with modern comfort, offers an intimate base from which to explore this bustling city
    Foodies  -  Porto is famous for its rich, traditional cuisine - dish Francesinha consists of meat, cheese and bread!
    Local exploring  -  Historical São Bento Train Station is nearby, as is the centennial Lello Bookstore
    Sights nearby  -  Being located on Miguel Bombarda Street, cafés, shops, restaurants and the iconic Clérigos Tower is just steps away
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  • Solar Egas Moniz 10 rooms from £63

    Penafiel

    A divine B&B in a country manor house about half an hour from Porto. Beautifully decorated contemporary classic guest rooms with all the mod cons. An enoteca for wine tasting, large swimming pool, gardens, and excellent hosts. A really chic B&B in a vibrant region.

    Sights nearby  -  The are more than 50 Romanesque monuments built from the tenth century.
    Kayaking  -  Paiva River.
    Restrictions on children
    Swimming Pool  -  Indoor/outdoor
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  • Casa Melo Alvim 20 rooms from £69

    Viana do Castelo

    A magnificent manor house close to the beach in the town centre. Simple but elegant rooms with white washed walls and antique furniture, some with private balconies and four poster beds. Lovely gardens and just a short walk to all the attractions. Great for families, beach goers and couples.

    Sights nearby  -  Praca da Republica, Castelo de Santiago da Barra, and Monte de Santa Luzia Basilica.
    Local markets  -  Good for local colour.
    Great walks  -  Good for walkers.
    Traditional
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  • Casa Carolina 8 rooms from £63

    4050-174 Porto

    This Portuguese townhouse is now an owner-managed eight-roomed boutique hotel. Rooms are spacious; some with juliet balconies, some with kitchenettes. Vintage furniture stylishly merges with the white-wash style. Terraces overlook Porto's bustling street life which is right on your doorstep.

    Families  -  Top-floor suite is spacious and has a fully-equipped kitchenette - perfect for families seeking an affordable yet stylish base
    Value chic  -  Portuguese architecture, juliet balconies, wood-panelled floors, and white walls make for stylish rooms at a reasonable price
    Local exploring  -  Located on buzzing pedestrian street Rua de Cedofeita - bars, restaurants and attractions are within walking distance
    Great walks  -  Walk through Porto's iconic cobbled black and white streets to admire traditional architecture and views of the Duoro river!
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  • Rosa et Al Townhouse 6 rooms from £78

    Porto

    A sleek chic townhouse in Porto's Old Town. Light and airy rooms and suites with clean lines and large living areas. Wonderful three course brunches and inventive modern cuisine. Gardens and a cosy library/living room area for relaxing. Ideal for a romantic city break for two.

    City Style
    < 10 rooms
    Sights nearby  -  Ribeira (the Old Town) is a World Heritage Site.
    Cooking classes  -  Check for timings.
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  • Casa do Rio Vez 4 rooms from £68

    Ponte de Lima

    A gorgeous B&B mill house renovation with contemporary chic rooms and one self-catering apartment. Serene terraces on the river's edge, lovely gardens, and fishing on the river. A romantic choice, and great value.

    Views  -  Lovely river views.
    Value chic
    Romantic Break
    Restrictions on children  -  Over 7s welcome.
    Recommended by  -  I Escape
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  • Villa C Boutique Hotel 43 rooms from £79

    Vila do Conde (Estrada Nacional 13)

    Set on the banks of the River Ave, Villa C Boutique Hotel is located just a short distance from the coast in Azurara. This 4* spot boasts chic, crisp, contemporary interiors with plenty of wooden furnishings. Wonderful cuisine served up at the restaurant. Great for outdoor adventurers.

    Great walks  -  Go for lovely walks through the Quinta da Conceicao Garden
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
    Seaside  -  Ideal for a seaside holiday.
    Spa
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  • Quinta de Freixieiro 5 rooms from £70

    Northern Portugal

    A converted convent with a charming old courtyard and garden. Fine interiors feature antiques and modern pieces in original arrangements, while elegantly furnished rooms have fine rugs and clusters of paintings. The pool with great views of the hills is a real highlight. A serene and quirky base.

    Local exploring  -  An ideal country bolthole for exploring the surrounding countryside, vineyards and picturesque nearby villages
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the ancient town of Guimaraes, the baroque town of Braga, and Ponte de Lima, Portugal's most ancient village
    Swimming Pool  -  Year-round outdoor pool
    Back to Nature
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays
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  • Design and Wine Hotel 23 rooms from £70

    Carminha (Praça Conselheiro Silva Torres)

    Situated on the banks of the Minho Estuary in Camhina this sustainably ecological hotel blends local heritage and modern design. The in-house gallery displays contemporary artworks from the surrounding areas and the restaurant serves up portuguese fare paired with distinctive regional wines.

    Sailing  -  The river estuary is a great place for boating enthusiasts
    Great walks  -  Surrounding the hotel are beautiful mountains for hiking
    Designer  -  Uniquely designed interiors.
    Seaside  -  Ideal for a seaside holiday.
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  • Pousada de Viana do Castelo 51 rooms from £82

    Viana do Castelo

    This 19th century, hilltop hotel boasts some of the world's finest panoramic views, over the Atlantic coast of Portugal. Be blown away by the port and sweeping beaches below. The rooms are beautifully decorated in neutral tones with comfortable furniture - and all have a balcony to enjoy the views.

    Views  -  Famous for its incredible panoramic delights - National Geographic calls it one of the world's finest
    Spa  -  There's a wellness area for massages and treatments
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool with a view
    Kayaking  -  Available locally.
    Recommended by  -  Tablet
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  • Casa das Laranjas 4 rooms from £75

    Porto

    A charming 19th century townhouse, turned B&B in Porto's historic area. Unique and comfortable rooms marry old world charm with contemporary touches. The cosy sitting room, dining area and shared kitchen are available for guests use. A welcoming and homely option in a great location.

    Local exploring  -  Perfectly situated for exploring the city, with all the main tourist attractions, restaurants and bars within walking distance.
    Families  -  The whole house with four bedrooms can be rented for self catering holidays, a good family option.
    Beach Life  -  The beach is a two minute walk from the hotel.
    Sights nearby  -  The Church of St Francis is close by and well worth checking out.
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  • Na-Bé, Lavender Lodge and Spa 8 rooms from £76

    Northern Portugal

    A charming, eco-friendly B&B in the beautiful mountains of the Minho region. Awash with character, it offers a variety of rooms and lodges set around a lovely lavender garden. The spa focuses on aromatherapy, hydrotherapy and body wraps. A great value option for a relaxing, intimate escape.

    Country Escape  -  With thatched roofs, and stunning views, this eco lodge is ideal for something a litttle off the beaten track in Portugal.
    Local exploring  -  A great base for exploring the beautiful Minho region, ask the knowledgeable staff for tips!
    Local markets  -  Browse the local market in nearby Crasto and pick up some regional treats!
    Great walks  -  Excellent walking in the surrounding mountains and countryside.
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  • Porto A S 1829 41 rooms from £77

    4050-097 Porto

    Housed in one of Europe's oldest stationary shops, Porto A.S. 1829 is now a stylish boutique hotel in the middle of Porto's old town. The hotel's history is emulated through vintage typewriters, whilst white-washed bedrooms offer a modern, comfortable stay. Bustling urban life is on your doorstep.

    Local exploring  -  Located on beautiful Rua das Flores which is full of shops, cafés and restaurants plus the river is less than ten-minutes away
    Romantic Break  -  The beautiful rooms and suites are stylish, historic, and intimate. This historic part of Porto calls for evening exploration
    Foodies  -  Galeria do Largo Restaurant, which looks out onto hotel's bustling street, serves excellent authentic Portuguese food
    Value chic  -  The rooms merge historical tiles with wood-panelled floors, free-standing baths, velvet armchairs and city views
    Recommended by  -  Great Small Hotels
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  • Casa de Vilarinho de Sao Romao 6 rooms from £79

    Sabrosa

    A charming traditional style quinta, ideally located for exploring Pinhāo. Colonial style rooms offer breathtaking views of the surrounding vineyards. Enjoy breakfast on the lovely terraces or by the pool. A peaceful haven from city life.

    Writing a novel  -  Enjoy the peaceful location of the hotel, plus rooms come with writing desks.
    Country Escape  -  Located in a wine region with lovely views and an outdoor pool on site.
    Great walks  -  There are some great hikes in the surrounding region, maps and walking notes are provided by the hotel.
    Sights nearby  -  The 15th century chapel nearby is a fascinating sight for any history buffs.
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  • Cocorico Luxury Guesthouse 10 rooms from £83

    Porto (União de Freguesias do Centro,)

    If France and Portugal had a lovechild it would be this hotel. Rooms are named after famous unions made between the nations and offer cosy, romantic beds and period accents; the best have balconies overlooking the historic city. The restaurant is also a fusion affair at this charming Porto hotel.

    Romantic Break  -  The warm accents in the rooms and the charming terrace restaurant make this hotel a favourite with couples
    City Style  -  This is one of the most stylish of Porto's heritage hotels; enjoy the city's sights from your balcony
    Families  -  Family rooms with bunk beds are great for travelling with younger children
    Local markets  -  Visit the Mercado do Bolhão, a traditional farmer's market with cafés and restaurants
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  • Charm Palace Porto 5 rooms from £83

    Porto

    This opulent heritage hotel occupies a restored 1900s bourgeois residence in the heart of Porto's historic centre. Intricate tiles line the hallway leading to the bright, expansive suites; the best offer a charming balcony. Original features abound, updated with modern design details; regal luxury.

    Honeymoons  -  Make yours a honeymoon with a difference and stay in a superior suite in this palatial hotel
    Romantic Break  -  The luxurious beds and free-standing bathtubs make these suites a favourite with couples
    City Style  -  Located in the heart of historic Porto, this is a decadent base for a city break
    Local markets  -  A trip to Porto would not be complete without visiting Bolhão Market, a traditional farmer's market
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  • Porto Persona Guesthouse 3 rooms from £86

    Porto

    This pretty boutique hotel is housed in a 1920s Art Nouveau building. Inside, the indivudally styled rooms have hand-selected period furnishings. The best suites have private living and dining areas, plus a charming terrace. Hosting just three rooms, this is an intimate and romantic city guesthouse.

    Romantic Break  -  The vintage style of the rooms and the spacious private suites make this a perfect romantic hideout
    Local exploring  -  Located a stone's throw from Porto's main attractions, this is a great base to explore the city
    City Style  -  Set in a heritage building, stay at this hotel for a taste of classic Porto style and glamour
    Great walks  -  Take a walk through Cémiterio de Agramonte, the verdant cemetery on the hotel's doorstep
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  • Casa das Pipas 10 rooms from £88

    Sabrosa

    Casa das Pipas is a fabulous guest house in the heart of the Douro (a UNESCO World Heritage site) with magnificent views of the surrounding wineries and a relaxing swimming pool. Fine wines and a superb restaurant headed by Chef Milton Ferreira. Authentically decorated rooms with charming features.

    Great walks  -  Good for walkers.
    Swimming Pool  -  Indoor/outdoor
    Romantic  -  Good for couples.
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
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  • Paco de Calheiros 15 rooms from £103

    Ponte de Lima

    A stunning Portugese country house with beautiful gardens. Grand and elegant rooms and living spaces have paintings and antique furniture. The private villa has its own pool and tennis court. A great choice for families, avid gardeners, and couples.

    Families  -  The private villa has sleeps 10 and his its own tennis court and pool.
    Views  -  Beautiful valley views.
    Sights nearby  -  Dos Terceiros Museum, Arnado Theme Park, the Museum of Rural Ponte de Lima.
    Swimming Pool  -  Indoor/outdoor
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  • Casa da Calcada 30 rooms from £105

    Amarante

    A Five Star hotel overlooking the river. Big beautifully decorated bedrooms and suites with river views. Gorgeous gardens, pool, terraces and an excellent restaurant. Romantic but still family friendly, and very luxurious.

    Views  -  Great views from hotel
    5* Luxury  -  Very high service standards.
    Sights nearby  -  Ponte de Sao Goncalo, Igreja de Sao Goncalo, Garden of Saint Bartholomew.
    Swimming Pool  -  Indoor/outdoor
    Recommended by  -  Relais & Chateaux
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  • Quinta da Bouça d'Arques 8 rooms from £92

    Viana do Castelo (Vila de Punhe)

    A gorgeous, classically Portuguese manor house, converted into chic apartments. In house apartments are traditional in style set on a clean white background. The exterior pods are uber modern in design. Wonderfully friendly owners. Indulgent breakfasts and small kitchenettes. Totally charming.

    Country Escape  -  A stunning 300 year old Manor set in lovely gardens.
    Great walks  -  Set out on walks to hidden river pools where a quick cool off dip is essential.
    Surfing  -  Excellent nearby surf at Afife and Moledo beaches.
    Swimming Pool  -  Lovely outdoor pool.
    Recommended by  -  I Escape, Sawdays
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  • Casa do Conto 6 rooms from £95

    Porto (703)

    A unique concept hotel in Cedofeita, central Porto. The unusual architecture of the six, individually designed rooms has won the hotel a number of awards; bold, exposed stone engravings adorn the ceilings of the suites, exploring the concept of a 'house'. A stand-out city hotel for design lovers.

    Hideaway  -  Located outside of the main hustle and bustle of downtown Porto, this hotel is the perfect bolt-hole
    Local exploring  -  Located in the up-and-coming Cedofeita area, there is lots of local exploring to do from this hotel
    City Style  -  Chic and modern accommodation, in a hisotric building, right in the heart of the city.
    Local markets  -  Take a trip to Mercado Do Bom Sucesso, a food market rich in history with lots of great restaurants to sample local delicacies
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  • Casa de Santo Antonio de Britiande 6 rooms from £96

    Britiande (Lamego)

    A charming country house set within mature gardens. Simple rooms, think exposed stone walls, traditional furniture, soft linen curtains draped on french windows and parquet flooring. A lovely pool set within the gardens. Quiet terrace spots to sip on regional wines. Totally relaxing.

    Country Escape  -  Set in stunning gardens, outdoor activities in abundance and local wines to sample after a day outdoors.
    Great walks  -  Lovely relaxing walks through the gardens and surrounding forest.
    Sailing  -  Take a boat ride or cruise on the River Douro.
    Romantic  -  Good for couples.
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  • Hotel Pestana Porto 48 rooms from £97

    Porto

    A clean and comfortable no-frills hotel in a superb position. Wonderful views of the river and over the Medieval quarter. Simply decorated rooms. A spot to immerse oneself in culture and view the historic surroundings.

    City Style
    Sights nearby  -  Well located for major sights.
    Recommended by  -  Frommers
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  • Malmerendas Boutique Lodging 6 rooms from £103

    Porto

    This modern boutique hotel is housed in a restored, late 19th-century building in Porto's city centre. The best of the bright suites overlook the charming terrace garden. The garden studio is perfect for families, with self-catering facilities and a lounge area; stylish accommodation downtown.

    Romantic Break  -  Couples love this quiet and stylish boutique hotel; there are lots of romantic restaurants close by
    Families  -  The spacious suites and self-catering apartments are great for those travelling with children
    Hideaway  -  Book a suite with a private terrace to make this the perfect hideaway holiday
    Great walks  -  On a sunny day, take a walk through the beautiful Serralves gardens, a perfectly romantic Porto landmark
    Recommended by  -  Great Small Hotels
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  • Casa dos Lóios 20 rooms from £104

    Porto (União de Freguesias do Centro)

    This boutique hotel is housed in a beautiful renovated 16th-century residence nestled in Porto's historic centre. The interior design pairs period touches and modern furnishings; the best rooms boast original features like magnificent painted ceilings. A charming heritage hotel in a great location.

    Romantic Break  -  This heritage hotel offers bags of character that couples love; enjoy the view from the terrace restaurant
    City Style  -  With its central location, this hotel makes a great base for a city break in Porto
    Families  -  The deluxe family rooms are great for people travelling with children
    Romantic  -  Good for couples.
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  • Quinta da Cancela 7 rooms from £104

    Braga (S. Lourenço de Sande)

    A family run 300-year old property and vineyard now owned by the 6th generation. Atmospheric interiors feature beamed ceilings, exposed stonework, wonky walls and lovely antiques. Regional cuisine is cooked with very local produce, there's a granite pool and plenty of wine on offer.

    Country Escape  -  The ideal country house to totally unwind in; swim in the pool, soak up the characterful interiors and sample local wines.
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the prehistoric site of Citania Briteiros.
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool
    Secluded setting  -  For escaping.
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays
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  • Quinta do Vallado 13 rooms from £105

    Peso da Regua

    Splendid 18th century country house with contemporary chic interiors and a working vineyard. Excellent restaurant, pool, tours of the vineyard, fishing in the river, and picnics in the hills. A wonderful spot for an active family holiday or a private celebration.

    Foodies
    Kayaking  -  Corgo river.
    Cooking classes  -  Check for timings.
    Birdwatching  -  Good birding near the hotel.
    Recommended by  -  I Escape
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  • Gran Cruz House 7 rooms from £110

    Porto (Northern Portugal)

    This beautifully restored heritage hotel is in Porto's old town. Sitting on a UNESCO World Heritage site, the warm, individually styled rooms feature unique artworks; choose from views over the Douro River or Ribeira Square. Be sure to sample the rich wine cellar at this intimate Porto guesthouse.

    Romantic Break  -  Enjoy a glass of wine on your private terrace overlooking the Douro River; an ideal romantic getaway
    Foodies  -  Foodies will love the seasonal Portugese food on offer at the hotel's gourmet restaurant
    City Style  -  The bright, summery tones of the riverside rooms are perfect for a stylish city break
    Great walks  -  Take a walk through Ribeira, the historic old town, or stroll along the sunny beaches in Foz
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  • Casa do Visconde de Chanceleiros from £118

    Pinhão

    A beautiful Portugese farmhouse in a stunning location. Wonderful valley views over the Douro from sunny terraces and lavender filled gardens. Romantic rustic bedrooms with patios, excellent traditional food, and a large swimming pool. Romantic, relaxing, family friendly too.

    Views  -  Beautiful valley views.
    Romantic Break
    Remote  -  Off the beaten track.
    Sailing  -  Can be booked nearby.
    Recommended by  -  Fodors
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  • Flores Village Hotel & Spa from £123

    Porto (União de Freguesias do Centro)

    An elegant hotel offering contemporary style in an historic building in the heart of Porto. Rooms and apartments are spacious and well appointed with all the latest mod-cons. The staff are enthusiastic and friendly and the spa adds some real luxury. A smart base for a city stay.

    Local exploring  -  Perfectly positioned in the heart of the city with many of its attractions within walking distance.
    Great walks  -  Take a stroll through the pretty Jardins do Palácio de Cristal.
    Swimming Pool  -  Indoor pool
    Spa
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  • Hotel Teatro, Porto 74 rooms from £124

    Porto

    An ideal bolthole for design-conscious urbanites in a bustling setting near the theatres and cafes. Cinematically themed with dark mood lighting, projected faces, and lots of golds and bronzes in the bedrooms. A space of relaxation in a lively spot.

    Sights nearby  -  Walking distance from some of the city's most famed sights including Lello Bookshop, Clérigos Tower and Porto Coliseum.
    Sailing  -  Take a cruise down the Douro River.
    Designer  -  Uniquely designed interiors.
    Great walks  -  Good for walkers.
    Recommended by  -  Kiwi Collection, Tablet
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  • Pousada Mosteiro de Guimaraes 51 rooms from £134

    Guimaraes

    A lovingly restored monastery with an epic hilltop location, overlooking Guimarães. Characterful throughout with vaulted ceilings, exposed stone work and antique furniture. The best rooms feature dark wood set against chinoiserie fabrics. Dine on spectacular regional cuisine. Magical.

    Local exploring  -  A tranquil retreat from the city, yet within easy access of many of its major attractions.
    Great walks  -  Make the most of the endless picturesque trails in the surrounding hills.
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the 11th century Guimarães Castle, not far from the hotel.
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
    Recommended by  -  Small Luxury Hotels
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  • Torel Avantgarde 47 rooms from £135

    Porto (Porto, 4050-501)

    A chic hillside hotel with great views over Porto, featuring stylish yet homely interiors. The riot of colour in the floral themed bar is offset nicely by the more elegant restaurant, while light rooms are bold and colorful or muted and sophisticated. The indulgent spa and pool are a real highlight.

    Local exploring  -  An ideal hilltop location from which to explore the beautiful town, and just a short drive to beaches too
    Sights nearby  -  Visit inspiring sights such as Luís I Bridge, Church of São Francisco and Palácio da Bolsa
    Surfing  -  Discover many surf beaches just a short drive away
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays
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  • Pedras Salgadas from £120

    Northern Portugal

    Scattered throughout the Pedras Salgadas Park find eco-houses and tree-houses flawlessly blending into the surrounding forest. Trás dos Montes regional cuisine is served in the "Casa de Chá” restaurant whilst the thermal spa, pool and nearby golf course lends itself to a relaxing rural retreat.

    Great walks  -  Set in the beautiful Pedras Salgadas Park makes the hotel a perfect base for walking
    Birdwatching  -  The Aguiar Nature programme offers a birds of prey tour in the Vila Pouca de Aguiar
    Back to Nature  -  Set in the heart of Pedras Salgadas Park
    Designer  -  Uniquely designed interiors.
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  • Rio Douro Hotel & Spa 42 rooms from £158

    Aveiro, Northern Portugal

    The 4* Rio Douro Hotel & Spa is set on the banks of the River Douro. Behind the traditional stone façade it offers contemporary whitewashed accommodation with stunning views of the area. Enjoy a dip in the pool before unwinding in the spa for ultimate relaxation! A gorgeously low-key romantic break.

    Great walks  -  Head off on long walks along the Douro River and marvel at the beauty of the area
    Sights nearby  -  Go visit Santa Maria da Feira Castle, 12 miles from Rio Douro Hotel & Spa
    Back to Nature  -  Rio Douro Hotel & Spa enjoys a wonderfully picturesque rural setting
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
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  • Armazém Luxury Housing 13 rooms from £158

    Porto (União de Freguesias do Centro)

    This luxury accommodation occupies a converted 19th-century warehouse in downtown Porto. The bold interior design nods to the building's history with exposed stone walls and iron and wood accents. Self-contained apartments offer a stylish living space, great for groups. A unique, avant-garde hotel.

    Romantic Break  -  This design hotel makes for a unique romantic getaway; book a room with a four-poster bed for added luxury
    City Style  -  Located in the heart of downtown Porto, this accommodation is an excellent base for a city break
    Groups  -  The self-catering apartments are perfect for groups and offer ample living space
    Sights nearby  -  Take a tour of the local churches in this historic part of Porto; enquire with the hotel to arrange your trip
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  • Hotel Infante Sagres 70 rooms from £158

    Porto

    A little jewel of a hotel brimming with tasteful opulence- think stained glass stairwells, carved wooden lifts and oil paintings. Cosy bedrooms with original antiques and modern art, Cambodian inspired spa, and a lovely restaurant with summer time terrace. Ideally placed to explore the city.

    City Style  -  Located in the UNESCO heritage site of Porto, the interiors mix neo-baroque, antiques and contemporary style to great effect.
    Sights nearby  -  Walk through the UNESCO heritage city centre and see the Sé Church, the Clérigos tower and the D. Luís bridge.
    Local markets  -  Check out the charming Mercado do Bolhão market, where you can pick up local produce straight from the farmers.
    Sailing  -  Take an exhilerating ride on an Xtreme Jet Boat River Safari.
    Recommended by  -  Fodors, Frommers, Small Luxury Hotels
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  • Palacio Freixo 87 rooms from £158

    Porto

    Palatial splendour on the banks of the Douro. A sumptuous 18th century construction with parquet floors, frescoes and ceiling panels, and a Hall of Mirrors. Contemporary rooms in neutral tones with all the mod cons. Stunning infinity pool and riverside restaurant. Ideal base for exploring.

    City Style  -  A stunning 18th-century Baroque palace boasting frescoed ceilings, gold-trimmed mirrors and infinty pool right on the river.
    Total relaxation  -  Spend some time rejuvinating in the Turkish bath, followed by a pampering spa session and a cocktail on the waterfront.
    Sights nearby  -  Daily shuttles to the area of Ribeira where you can see Fundação Serralves and Casa da Música.
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor and Indoor Pools
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  • 1872 River House 8 rooms from £158

    Porto

    A cosy blue-tinted utopia with gorgeous views over the Douro river. Wonderfully designed and decorated following extensive renovation in 2014, and accessed via a dazzling stained-glass hallway. Enormous range of breakfast options including fresh local produce. A perfect location for a tranquil stay.

    Local exploring  -  Boasting a prime riverside position, walking distance from the UNESCO historic centre.
    Hideaway  -  Tucked down a narrow sidestreet, 1872 River House is an ideal hidey hole for those looking for a blissful retreat.
    Local markets  -  Get lost in the famed Mercado do Bolhão (market) between the barnacles and the pigs hooves.
    Sights nearby  -  Explore the World Heritage sight of Ribeira with its baroque churches and pretty townhouses.
    Recommended by  -  I Escape, Tablet
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  • Hotel Vidago Palace 70 rooms from £170

    Vidago

    Old World style in a picturesque setting near the Chaves hot springs. Parklands, drinking fountains, Art Nouveau buildings and beautiful interiors with tasteful colour schemes. Fantastic minimalist-designed spa and local cuisine in the elegant dining room. An indulgent choice.

    Country Escape  -  An opulent palace in a remote nothern Portugal thermal spa town, perfect for a stylish county retreat.
    Great walks  -  Set within a magnificent centenary park means walks start straight from the front door.
    Birdwatching  -  Don't forget to pack your binoculars, this is wonderful birdwatching country.
    Secluded setting  -  For escaping.
    Recommended by  -  Kiwi Collection, Tablet, Mr & Mrs Smith
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  • M Maison Particuliere 10 rooms from £193

    4050-545 Porto

    A 16th-century Portuguese townhouse turned 5-star boutique hotel. The hotel's ten suites are luxuriously designed, some with Picasso hangings, some with private patios. All come with a private butler. An intimate, romantically lit haven, in the midst of Porto's bustling Old Town.

    City Style  -  A revamped 16th-century townhouse stylishly combines soft lighting with ancient tapestries and international artwork
    Romantic Break  -  This exclusive hotel provides an intimate setting with dim lighting, chandeliers, grand suites and private butlers
    Local exploring  -  Located in heart of Porto's Historical centre which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site
    Sights nearby  -  Visit bustling Ribeira Square or Porto Cathedral - both can be seen from the hotel's suites!
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  • Le Monumental Palace 76 rooms from £219

    Porto (União de Freguesias do Centro)

    A five-star luxury hotel and spa in the heart of Porto. The rooms are dressed in 1930s-style décor in keeping with the building's history. Choose an apartment suite for an opulent home away from home feel. Relax in the spa's indoor pool or re-energise at the hammam. A stylish and relaxed city hotel.

    Honeymoons  -  Enjoy five-star luxury on your honeymoon staying at this hotel and spa; enquire about honeymoon packages
    Spa breaks  -  With a sauna, hammam and pool, the spa in this hotel covers all bases for guaranteed total relaxation
    City Style  -  This hotel is an excellent, central location, perfect for exploring Porto's sights and sounds
    Sights nearby  -  See the sights from a cruise along the Douro River; enquire at the hotel for tour details
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  • The Yeatman 82 rooms from £284

    Porto (Vila Nova de Gaia)

    A hotel that defines its destination. Luxury in abundance - huge beautiful suites with views over the Douro, lavish marble bathrooms, fantastic spa, and infinity pool. Designer in style whilst keeping comfort and character in tact. A very special hotel.

    Spa breaks  -  The superb Vinothérapie Spa boasts a tepidarium, Roman bath, sauna and hammam plus a range of Caudalie Vinothérapie treatments.
    Romantic Break  -  Totally lavish suites with epic views of Porto
    Sights nearby  -  Wander around Take Old Porto and be sure not to miss the cathedral or the Gothic São Francisco church.
    Sailing  -  Take a '6-bridges cruise' along the River Douro to the mouth of the Atlantic.
    Recommended by  -  I Escape, Kiwi Collection, Relais & Chateaux
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  • Vintage House Hotel 43 rooms from £254

    Pinhão

    Set in a glorious former 18th century wine estate, Vintage House Hotel marries the winning combination of a great location with excellent hotel service. The elegant rooms are comfortable, and the Rabelo Restaurant is full of character with it's vaulted ceilings and regional cuisine. A riverside gem.

    Local exploring  -  The ideal base for exploring the stunning Port region of Douro, with tonnes of expert advise and local knowledge.
    Romantic Break  -  A tranquil riverside spot amidst rolling wine country, perfect for a romantic break.
    Sights nearby  -  History buffs must check out the stunning nearby Mateus Palace.
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
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  • Six Senses Douro Valley 57 rooms from £325

    Peso da Regua (Lamego)

    A world-class luxury hotel set in a quintessentially Portuguese landscape. Terracotta-coloured manor house on the banks of the Douro. Sleek contemporary rooms with all the equally sleek technology. Excellent spa and gourmet restaurant. A magnificent setting for completely relaxing in.

    Spa breaks  -  Enjoy locally inspired treatments at the incredible spacious Spa complete with sauna, lavish wet area and top notch therapists.
    Country Escape  -  An impressive organically minded hillside manor overlooking incredibly unspoilt stretches of vineyards and the Douro Valley.
    Sailing  -  Take a 'wine and dine' Douro river cruise, perfect for a romantic break.
    Great walks  -  Explore the Douro Valley with its pretty villages and vineyards.
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, I Escape, Tablet, Kiwi Collection, Small Luxury Hotels
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