Porto Palacio Hotel & Spa
LocationThis comfortable hotel is located in the heart of the shopping and commercial centre of Porto. Only 15 km away from Francisco SÃ¡ Carneiro airport and a good connection to the A1 motorway makes travelling around the area even easier. Worth-seeing attractions include a walk to Casa da MÃºsica (around 500 m away) or the Modern Art Museum (just 1 km away). Links to the public transport system, as well as a diversity of shops and entertainment venues are only a stone's throw from the hotel (50 m). The famous port wine cellars are only 5 km from the hotel.
Facilities251 rooms, including 18 suites and 192 double rooms, are located on 19 storeys and can be reached by lift. Multilingual staff at the reception are happy to assist guests at the reception desk round the clock. Check-in and check-out are available 24 hours a day. Amenities include a baggage storage service, a safe and a cash machine. Wireless internet access is provided in public areas. The tour desk offers assistance with booking excursions. The hotel has wheelchair-accessible facilities. Additional amenities include a newspaper stand, a TV room and a library. Guests arriving by car can park their vehicles in the garage (for a fee) or in the car park (for a fee). Further services and facilities include a babysitting service, a childcare service, room service, a laundry service, a hairdresser and a coin-operated laundry. Complimentary newspapers are available.
RoomsAir conditioning and individually adjustable heating ensure that rooms maintain comfortable temperatures. A balcony is among the standard features of some rooms. All rooms are carpeted and include a double bed. Extra beds can be requested. A safe, a minibar and a desk are also available. Additional features include a refrigerator, a mini fridge and a tea/coffee station. An ironing set is provided for guests' convenience. A direct dial telephone, a television with satellite/cable channels, a radio and WiFi are provided as well. Slippers are included. Bathrooms are equipped with a shower and a bathtub. A hairdryer, a vanity mirror and bathrobes are available for daily use. As an extra convenience, bathrooms provide cosmetic products. Guests can also book wheelchair-friendly rooms with wheelchair-accessible bathrooms. The hotel has family rooms, 151 non-smoking rooms and smoking rooms.
Sports/EntertainmentGuests can balance exercise with relaxation in the outdoor pool or in one of the 2 indoor pools. The freshwater pool area, part of which is heated, also includes children's pools. Comfortable sun loungers are available on the terrace. A hot tub can soothe sore muscles (for a fee). For those who wish to stay active while on holiday, the hotel offers tennis. Water sports enthusiasts are offered diving. The hotel offers a range of indoor sporting activities, for example a gym, squash, callisthenics and aerobics. There is a wellness area with a spa, a hammam, a beauty salon and hydrotherapy treatments and, for an additional fee, a sauna, a steam bath and massage treatments. Parents can unwind while the kids can participate in an entertainment programme full of fun activities (for a fee).
MealsVarious dining options are available, including a dining room, a breakfast room, a café and a bar. A number of specialities await guests in the air-conditioned, non-smoking restaurant. Catering options include half board and full board. At breakfast, guests serve themselves at the generous buffet. Various dishes can be ordered Ã la carte for lunch and dinner. Special meals, including diet meals, are also available. The hotel also offers special catering options.