• River view
  • Garden
  • Swimming Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Key card access
  • Daily housekeeping
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Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at Pestana Palacio do Freixo, Pousada & National Monument - The Leading Hotels of the World

Overlooking Douro River in Porto, the 5-star Palácio Do Freixo is set in a restored 18th-century Baroque building. It offers aristocratic public areas with stately architecture, combined with modern rooms with flat-screen TV. Rooms at Pestana Palácio do Freixo are spacious, air-conditioned and have a separate seating area. Bathrooms include luxury amenities and a hairdryer. Some rooms offer Douro River views. Guests can relax on a sun lounger next to the hotel's infinity pool which overlooks the river. The spa has a Turkish bath, heated indoor pool and a sauna. Massage treatments are also available. The restaurant at Pestana Palácio do Freixo serves a daily buffet breakfast cooked with fresh ingredients. Guests can order light snacks at the pool or evening cocktails at the hotel’s bar. The hotel is situated 1 km from Campanhã Train Station. Porto Airport is a 20-minute drive away and free parking is available. Pestana Palácio do Freixo offers free transfer to the city centre.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.6 for a two-person trip.

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

Pestana Hotel & Resorts
Hotel chain/brand
Pestana Hotel & Resorts

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.6)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Buffet

Free parking available at the hotel


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Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
2 single beds
2 single beds
or
1 double bed
1 large double bed
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Property practices

This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.2
Facilities
9.1
Cleanliness
9.3
Comfort
9.3
Value for money
8.4
Location
8.6
Free WiFi
9.1
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Clifford
    United States United States
    Breakfast was excellent and staff was friendly. It is in tranquil location.
  • Fiona
    Ireland Ireland
    Such a beautiful historical hotel, Breakfast was eagerly anticipated every morning, delicious, presented fantastically and super service. Rooms lovely and clean with beautiful views. Staff so attentive and discretely present all the time.
  • Jan
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Glorious; historic buildings, incredible decor, friendly, professional staff, river views, and a stunning breakfast buffet. Nothing was too much trouble; they even run a free shuttle into the city centre. The indoor pool and spa area was beautiful.

Hotel surroundings

Restaurants
1 restaurant on site

  • Restaurante Palatium
    • Cuisine
      Mediterranean
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambiance
      Modern

Facilities of Pestana Palacio do Freixo, Pousada & National Monument - The Leading Hotels of the World
Great facilities! Review score, 9.1

Most popular facilities
  • 2 swimming pools
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
  • Themed dinner nights
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
  • Pay-per-view channels
Food & Drink
  • Fruits
    Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
Reception services
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Babysitting/child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business centre
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Car hire
  • Lift
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Emergency cord in bathroom
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
2 swimming pools
Pool 1 - indoorFree!
  • Open all year
  • Pool/beach towels
Pool 2 - outdoorFree!
  • Open all year
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Sun umbrellas
Wellness
  • Fitness
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/relaxation area
  • Spa facilities
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Hammam
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Spa and wellness centre
    Additional charge
  • Sauna
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Portuguese

House rules

Pestana Palacio do Freixo, Pousada & National Monument - The Leading Hotels of the World takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 15:00

Check-out

Until 12:00

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 13 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
Free
3 - 12 years
Extra bed upon request
€ 55 per child, per night

Prices for cots and extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 9 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

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The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

All children under 12 can only access the spa pool when accompanied by an adult.

Guests should specify their preference for bedding for any type of room prior to arrival. This includes requests for extra beds and the number of adults and children under 12 years old. This information should be noted in the Special Requests Box during booking and is subject to confirmation by the Hotel.

Please note that the property reserves the right to pre-authorize credit cards prior to arrival. Payment of the full reservation amount is due at the property.

For bookings of 9 or more rooms, the hotel will charge a non-refundable prepayment of 50% of the entire reservation on the guest's credit card. Please note that breakfast is included for these types of rates, but half board is not included.

As a sustainability measure, the indoor pool's water will only be heated to 26ºC.

License number: 932

FAQs about Pestana Palacio do Freixo, Pousada & National Monument - The Leading Hotels of the World

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Pestana Palacio do Freixo, Pousada & National Monument - The Leading Hotels of the World offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Spa and wellness centre
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Hammam
    • Live sport events (broadcast)
    • Spa/wellness packages
    • Themed dinner nights
    • Spa facilities
    • Swimming Pool
    • Fitness
    • Bicycle rental
    • Spa lounge/relaxation area

  • Pestana Palacio do Freixo, Pousada & National Monument - The Leading Hotels of the World has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurante Palatium

  • The prices at Pestana Palacio do Freixo, Pousada & National Monument - The Leading Hotels of the World may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Pestana Palacio do Freixo, Pousada & National Monument - The Leading Hotels of the World is 1.9 miles from the centre of Porto. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at Pestana Palacio do Freixo, Pousada & National Monument - The Leading Hotels of the World include:

    • Twin
    • Suite
    • Twin/Double
    • Triple

  • Check-in at Pestana Palacio do Freixo, Pousada & National Monument - The Leading Hotels of the World is from 15:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • Guests staying at Pestana Palacio do Freixo, Pousada & National Monument - The Leading Hotels of the World can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet

  • The nearest beach is just 850 yards from Pestana Palacio do Freixo, Pousada & National Monument - The Leading Hotels of the World. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.