Intercontinental Porto - Palacio Das Cardosas Hotel

Praca Da Liberdade, 25, Porto, Portugal, 4000-322  show map
 5 stars
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Intercontinental Porto - Palacio Das Cardosas Hotel

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Paid valet parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

24-hour business center

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Outdoor dining area

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Cafe

Snack bar

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

Spa & wellness center

Overview

Situated near a palace, a museum and a cathedral, the 5-star Intercontinental Porto - Palacio Das Cardosas Hotel is a good place for a stay offering a sun terrace, a casino and a spa center. Featuring traditional architecture, the hotel is welcoming guests since 2011.

The property lies within 2.4 km from River Douro, Serralves and Funicular dos Guindais. Intercontinental Porto - Palacio Das Cardosas Hotel is within about 10 minutes' walk of the center of Porto.

Intercontinental Porto - Palacio Das Cardosas Hotel offers a beautiful view to its guests.

A 5-minute walk from Sao Bento train station. The hotel is located 15 minutes walk from Francisco Sб Carneiro airport.

Rooms

The property comprises 105 modern rooms appointed with a laptop safe, pay television, high-speed internet, satellite television and individual climate control. Some rooms at Intercontinental Porto - Palacio Das Cardosas Hotel have a view over the city center. They are fitted with marble bathrooms with a hairdryer, a shower and a bathtub.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the restaurant each morning. Residents can sample exquisite meals of contemporary cuisine at the onsite restaurant. Guests can relax in the Cardosas bar, offering cold drinks as well as snacks and pastries. Located in a cultural area, Cafe Guarany and Restaurante Astoria serve a wide range of meals.

The hotel offers a buffet breakfast at the price of EUR 22 per person per night. 

Services

Along with an elevator, a cash machine and a safe deposit box there are a meeting room, a business centre and secretarial services available on the premises.

Relax

The property offers babysitting and cribs for guests checking in with children. Such activities as boating, water skiing and windsurfing are also provided.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Paid public parking is possible on site.

The staff at the hotel speaks English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Portuguese, Japanese.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   105.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Paid off-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed (limited amount or weight)
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Bicycle storage
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Wind surfing
  • Boating
  • Water skiing
  • Horseback riding
  • Motor board
  • Tennis court
  • Handball
  • Basketball
  • Volleyball
  • Golf course
  • Darts
  • Squash

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Paid valet parking
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Doctor on call
  • Wedding services
  • Limousine service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Full board
  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Secretarial service
  • Projector
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Casino
  • Sun terrace
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Garden view
  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Bidet
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries
  • Bathroom telephone

Bedroom

  • Pillow menu

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • In-room computer
  • Paid movies/Video
  • International calls
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Praca Da Liberdade, 25, Porto, Portugal, 4000-322

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City Center
  • Porto
    500 m
Airports
  • Francisco Sб Carneiro (OPO)
    11.5 km
  • Ourilandia (OIA)
    58.2 km
Train Stations
  • São Bento train station
    200 m
  • Sao Bento train station
    200 m
Underground stations
  • Sao Bento Metro Station
    200 m
  • Aliados Metro Station
    300 m
Restaurants
  • Restaurante Astoria (cuisine: Portuguese)
    10 m
  • Cafe Guarany
    200 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    105

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                          How to reach hotel

                          hotel Intercontinental Porto - Palacio Das Cardosas Hotel Porto location
                          Show big map »

                          Hotel Address:

                          Praca Da Liberdade, 25, Porto, Portugal, 4000-322

                          Get directions
                          City Center
                          • Porto
                            500 m
                          Airports
                          • Francisco Sб Carneiro (OPO)
                            11.5 km
                          • Ourilandia (OIA)
                            58.2 km
                          Train Stations
                          • São Bento train station
                            200 m
                          • Sao Bento train station
                            200 m
                          Underground stations
                          • Sao Bento Metro Station
                            200 m
                          • Aliados Metro Station
                            300 m
                          Restaurants
                          • Restaurante Astoria (cuisine: Portuguese)
                            10 m
                          • Cafe Guarany
                            200 m
                          Hotel information
                          • Check-in:
                            from  3 pm
                          • Check-out:
                            until  12 pm
                          • Year renovated:
                            2011
                          • Number of floors:
                            4
                          • Number of rooms:
                            105

                          Hotel Awards

                          PortugueseHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedPortoIntercontinental Porto - Palacio Das Cardosas

                          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                          Best Spa Hotels in Portugal

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                          What's nearby

                          Popular areas

                          • Paris Galleries Street - 200 m
                          • Majestic Cafe - 300 m
                          • City Center - 400 m

                          Places of interest

                          • Via Catarina Shopping - 500 m
                          • Fernandine Wall - 500 m

                          Train stations

                          • São Bento train station - 100 m
                          • Sao Bento train station - 100 m

                          Shopping areas

                          • Ferreira Borges Market - 500 m

                          Monuments and Landmarks

                          • Lello Bookshop - 200 m
                          • Clerigos Tower - 200 m
                          • Porto Cathedral - 300 m
                          • Nossa Senhora da Serra do Pilar Church - 400 m
                          • Church of Saint Ildefonso - 400 m
                          • Cloister Nossa Senhora da Serra do Pilar - 400 m
                          • Ribeira - UNESCO World Heritage - 500 m
                          • City Market Bolhao - 500 m
                          • Palacio da Bolsa - 600 m

                          Parks

                          • Cordoaria Garden - 400 m

                          Theaters

                          • São João National Theatre - 300 m
                          • Oporto Coliseum - 500 m

                          Galleries

                          • Portuguese Photography Centre - Cadeia da Relacao - 300 m

                          Underground stations

                          • Sao Bento Metro Station - 100 m
                          • Aliados Metro Station - 200 m
                          • Bolhao Metro Station - 600 m
                          • Bolhao Metro Station - 600 m

                          Local attractions

                          • Museu do Carro Electrico - 1.8 km
                            Alameda Basilio Teles 51, Porto
                          • River Douro - 2.3 km
                            Porto, Porto
                          • Jardim do Morro - 3.3 km
                            Avenida da Republica, Vila Nova de Gaia
                          • Casa da Musica - 2.2 km
                            Av da Boavista 604-610, Porto
                          • Estacao Litoral da Aguda - 2.9 km
                            Rua Dr. Alfredo Dias, S/N, Praia da Aguda, Vila Nova de Gaia

                          Near the hotel

                          • Clerigos Tower - 80 m
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                          • Lava Pools - 210 m
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                          • Ponte D. Luis I - 500 m
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                          • Rua Santa Catarina - 390 m
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                          • Avenida Dos Aliados - 120 m
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                          • Porto Cathedral - 350 m
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                          • Church of Santa Clara - 380 m
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                          Restaurants nearby

                          • Restaurante Astoria - 10 m

                            Address: Praca da Liberdade 25
                            Phone: +351220035600

                            70% likes this, based on 47 reviews
                            Cuisine: Portuguese
                            Price Range: GBP 14 - GBP 51

                          • Novo Mondo - 120 m

                            Address: 73 Rua des Caldeireiros

                            73% likes this, based on 57 reviews

                          • Cafe Embaixador - 120 m

                            Address: Rua de Sampaio Bruno, 5-11
                            Phone: +351 222 054 182

                            65% likes this, based on 33 reviews
                            Cuisine: Portuguese

                          • Cafe Guarany - 200 m

                            Address: Avenida dos Aliados 85-89
                            Phone: 223321272

                            68% likes this, based on 293 reviews

                          • Adega Vila Mea - 120 m

                            Address: Rua dos Caldeireiros 62
                            Phone: 222082967

                            65% likes this, based on 36 reviews
                            Cuisine: Portuguese

                          Hotel information
                          • Check-in:
                            from  3 pm
                          • Check-out:
                            until  12 pm
                          • Year renovated:
                            2011
                          • Number of floors:
                            4
                          • Number of rooms:
                            105

                          Hotel Awards

                          PortugueseHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedPortoIntercontinental Porto - Palacio Das Cardosas

                          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                          Best Spa Hotels in Portugal

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                          Intercontinental Porto - Palacio Das Cardosas Reviews

                          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Intercontinental Porto - Palacio Das Cardosas

                          Average guest rating

                          9.2out of 10
                          Superb
                          Based on 117 reviews

                          Guest reviews

                          • Single
                            10.0

                            Good location - restaurant is good and staff very helpful indeed. This hotel is an excellent location and serves the business community as well as holiday stays

                            The writing desk is a little small and could be moved to the corner of the room - looking into the room leaving the plasma screen free for viewing from the bed area. This may be more logical space utilization and will make working a little more comfortable.

                          • Older travelers
                            9.2

                            Just Perfect !!! We would like to thank the lady who is working in the concierge. (Helpful and effective advices for restaurants, town visits etc.,)

                          • Couple
                            10.0

                            The attention of the Intercontinental Porto's personnel is excellent. You really feel like a vip. Hotel is brand new and very well located in the city center. Good design and room are big, clean and very comfortable. This hotel is a must and I will repeat in future visits to Porto. Congratulations.

                          • Older travelers
                            10.0

                            We have stayed in dozens of hotels in France Spain and Portugal on this trip, the intercontinental has been the stand out . The gorgeous reception area and the fabulous rooms were matched by the quality of the staff. They were professional and at the same time personable. Their style in receiving new guests and even showing them to the room was excellent. They offered to print our boarding passes, and even offered to parcel some excess goods to send home. Apparently it only opened a year ago and they managed to retain an old world charm in a heritage building with a superb reproduction feel. The quality and thought put into such things as the bathroom fittings, curtains, linen, toiletries etc is second to none. Step outside the front door and you are looking down a beautiful town square, near to great shopping and backing directly on to the Old Town, and a pleasant five minute walk to the lively riverbank. The only thing we didn't enjoy was having to leave...and will we ever stay anywhere as nice !

                            I didn't like that the towels were so nice that I now have to go home and buy new ones !

                          • Single
                            10.0

                            This is the best hotel you could ever imagine!!! I've never had a bed so comfortable in a hotel. It's a little pricy, but it is worthy. I love everything about this hotel. It's close to everything, people are so nice, rooms are perfect.

                          • Group of friends
                            8.8

                            Beautiful rooms in a fabulous historic building & great location. Rooms have every comfort expected of an international luxury hotel chain. Staff helpful & friendly, particularly the concierge who recommended 2 great restaurants for us. Lovely cosy bar for a night cap.

                            Breakfast very expensive and confusion about what is inlcuded in the 2 oprions. Wanted to charge us 24 Euro for cold breakfast including cereals, but after some discussion allowed us to pay 12 Euro which is the cost for the Continental breakfast.

                          • Older travelers
                            9.6

                            Location is excellent, one of the buildings that actually defines city centre in Porto. Service is five stars, everything works perfectly, the staff is young and very efficient. The restaurant is probably the best in Porto centre.

                          • Family with children
                            9.2

                            Service, design, location, bar

                            Lack of a more gourmet restaurant

                          • Couple
                            8.0

                            Location is excellent, the building is really beautiful

                            Our room was so little. Tv was in a side wall, we made a reservation with view for the square and it wasn't true, it was a view for a lateral street. Breakfast was good but not excellent.

                          • Older travelers
                            10.0

                            We had a marvellous time at the Intercontinental, with impeccable service and a willingness to do everything to make our stay as enjoyable as possible. From the concierge staff, especially Carla and Bruno, to Ana at breaKfast time and especially Francelina, who arranged a wonderful surprise to celebrate my wife's birthday, nothing was too much trouble. A big thank you to all in the Intercontinental for a very memorable three days!

                          • Couple
                            10.0

                            Fantastic hotel, very good bed, excellent high quality decor. Staff are very helpful and friendly.

                          • Older travelers
                            9.2

                            Service and staff excellent. Position good but outlook from rooms described as garden view should have been described as building Site view.

                            Breakfast overly expensive.

                          • Older travelers
                            9.2

                            Elegant hotel, terrific location. Lovely, comfortable room.

                            Dim lighting in guest room. Spotty wifi connection in guest room.

                          • Older travelers
                            10.0

                            the location, the well educated people at the concierge and reception desks, the confort of the superior room

                          • Older travelers
                            9.6

                            The location was excellent...50 m from the San Bento train station...just walk across the street to your hotel. The staff was friendly and knowledgeable about how to go your destinationis. The room was spacious enough and quiet. The price for this 5 star hotel was much higher than I had paid for 4 star wonderful hotels in Lisbon and Aveiro.

                            If price didn't matter I would answer the following question with a yes

                          How to reach hotel

                          hotel Intercontinental Porto - Palacio Das Cardosas Hotel Porto location
                          Show big map »

                          Hotel Address:

                          Praca Da Liberdade, 25, Porto, Portugal, 4000-322

                          Get directions
                          City Center
                          • Porto
                            500 m
                          Airports
                          • Francisco Sб Carneiro (OPO)
                            11.5 km
                          • Ourilandia (OIA)
                            58.2 km
                          Train Stations
                          • São Bento train station
                            200 m
                          • Sao Bento train station
                            200 m
                          Underground stations
                          • Sao Bento Metro Station
                            200 m
                          • Aliados Metro Station
                            300 m
                          Restaurants
                          • Restaurante Astoria (cuisine: Portuguese)
                            10 m
                          • Cafe Guarany
                            200 m
                          Hotel information
                          • Check-in:
                            from  3 pm
                          • Check-out:
                            until  12 pm
                          • Year renovated:
                            2011
                          • Number of floors:
                            4
                          • Number of rooms:
                            105

                          Hotel Awards

                          PortugueseHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedPortoIntercontinental Porto - Palacio Das Cardosas

                          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                          Best Spa Hotels in Portugal

                          Use Badge