Grande Hotel Do Porto

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Location. The Grande Hotel do Porto is located on an all-pedestrian street in central Porto, Portugal, 100 meters from Bolhao Market and 300 meters from Clerigos Tower. Porto Cathedral is 500 meters from the hotel. Sao Francisco Church and Stock-Exchange Palace are 800 meters away.
Hotel Features. Built in 1880, the hotel features a Victorian-style façade and décor. French mirrors, golden florins and marble columns add accent throughout the hotel, including the Renaissance restaurant, where sparkling chandeliers and stucco cornices complement Portuguese and international cuisines. Buffet breakfasts, buffet lunches and a la carte dinners are served daily. Specialties include Vegetable Tagliatelle, Salmon Carbonnara and Duck Leg With Chestnut Puree. Cocktails and light snacks are served at the Douro Bar and room service is available. On-site business amenities include conference rooms and wireless Internet access in public areas. The Hall of Columns lounge, decorated with marble columns and sofas, offers a quiet getaway behind heavy curtains.

Guestrooms. Light wood furnishings and blue bedding decorate guestrooms. Satellite television and dial-up Internet access are included. Private bathrooms feature tiled floors and marble surfaces. Minibars are provided.

Expert Tip. According to hotel legend, in 1934, the future Edward VIII visited the Grande Hotel do Porto, marking his stay by signing the hotel's guestbook. Although the book still exists today, the page the future king signed has mysteriously disappeared, leaving no trace that he was ever there.

Room Types:

Single Room:   One double bed. Simple decor, matching fabrics and oak furnishings. Air-conditioning, satellite television, desk with dial-up Internet access, minibar and safe. Tiled bathroom with marble surfaces.

Suite:   One double or two twin beds. Simple decor, matching fabrics and oak furnishings. Air-conditioning, satellite television, desk with dial-up Internet access, minibar and safe. Tiled bathroom with marble surfaces.

Double Room:   One double bed. Simple decor, matching fabrics and oak furnishings. Air-conditioning, satellite television, desk with dial-up Internet access, minibar and safe. Tiled bathroom with marble surfaces.

Triple room:   Three twin beds. Simple decor, matching fabrics and oak furnishings. Air-conditioning, satellite television, desk with dial-up Internet access, minibar and safe. Tiled bathroom with marble surfaces.

Twin Room:   Two twin beds. Simple decor, matching fabrics and oak furnishings. Air-conditioning, satellite television, desk with dial-up Internet access, minibar and safe. Tiled bathroom with marble surfaces.

Superior Double:   Two twin beds. Simple decor, matching fabrics and oak furnishings. Desk. Dial-up Internet access. Satellite TV. Minibar. In-room safe.

Superior Single:   One twin bed. Simple decor, matching fabrics and oak furnishings. Desk. Dial-up Internet access. Satellite TV. Minibar. In-room safe.

Driving Directions:
From Porto Airport:
Approximate distance to the hotel is 14 kilometers.

Take the IC1 highway in the direction of Porto.
Exit at signs for Porto city centre and go toward Aliados Avenue.

A shuttle bus and taxis are available during the day from the airport. The nearest metro station to the hotel is Bolhao, located 150 meters from the hotel. The nearest train station is South Bento, located 250 meters from the hotel. Porto has one of the most modern metro systems in Europe and runs from early morning to late night. A single ticket can be purchased, allowing travelers to use the metro, buses and trains interchangeably.
  • Breakfast services Medical assistance available
  • Gift shop or newsstand Elevator/lift
  • Conference room(s) Room service (limited hours)
  • Comp newspapers in lobby Currency exchange
  • Shopping on site Bar/lounge
  • Dry cleaning service Restaurant(s)
  • Laundry facilities Concierge services
  • Babysitting or child care Internet public area - wireless - Fees Apply
  • Parking nearby - Fees Apply

Room Amenities: , , • Direct-dial phone • Cable/satellite TV • Cribs (infant beds) available • Blackout drapes/curtains • Climate control • Child care (in room, surcharge • Electronic/magnetic keys • Handheld shower • Shower/tub combination 

Bolhao Market - 100 meters | Clerigos Tower - 300 meters | Oporto Cathedral - 500 meters | Sao Francisco Church - 800 meters | Stock-Exchange Palace - 800 meters | Ribeira - 1.0 kilometer | National Museum Soares dos Reis - 1.5 kilometers | Port Wine Cellars - 1.5 kilometers | Foz do Douro - 4.0 kilometers | Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art - 4.0 kilometers

Porto Hotels - Grande Hotel Do Porto
Location. The Grande Hotel do Porto...
Rua Santa Catarina 197 Porto, 4000

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