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InterContinental Porto Palacio das Cardosas

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Navi Mumbai, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There is no other word to describe it. It is pretty perfect. One of the best hotels, i have been to. Amazing staff, friendly and courteous. It is former palace, so you may feel like a prince or something :D The rooms are perfectly clean and bed is so comfortable. breakfast buffet had eggs, pastries, bacon etc. great place

Thank Hemant M
New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed at the intercontinental during our trip to Porto and it was an absolutely memorable hotel stay...plus it's a former palace! From the moment we arrived, off of a red eye flight, the staff went above and beyond for us. Our room wasn't ready, but they gave us towels and showed us where we could shower... More 

Thank melissac21
Houston, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the nicest hotels I've ever been to. The staff was incredible! This was our last stop on a 10 days Spain/Portugal trip and it was the nicest hotel by far. I actually left my wedding band and a necklace in the room after checking out but did not realize it until hours later. They searched the room and... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned after second visit to this wonderful hotel. The concierge staff are fantastic. Helped us with every request, as did the breakfast staff, and the ladies who looked after our room. Location is perfect, rooms are spotless and comfortable. Welcoming in every way. Love it here!

Thank Andrea T
Guildford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is a former palace on a major square in Porto - so it really couldn't be bettered as a central location. Self driving to it, however, having negotiated the winding roads and hills of Porto, is a challenge in itself, and the welcome of the hotel as they take the car keys and look after everything from then... More 

Thank Richard C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When choosing this hotel I was looking for a room which would give my friend and I some personal space as well as comfort! What a fantastic experience this was with a huge room overlooking the Square ( at the back of the hotel). Attention to detail is amazing and as for the Concierge service it is superlative. We could... More 

Thank Arranlover
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Intercontinental Palacio das Cardosas in Porto on points from our platinum IHG membership. We were more than impressed with the hotel on many levels. The hotel is absolutely beautiful and very tastefully decorated. Our room was just lovely and the bed was very comfortable with soft, quality bed linens and was spotlessly clean. Our room had... More 

Thank Loralu
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is amazing! Rooms are so luxurious ! The bathroom is the largest I have ever been in .and there is such attention to detail . The service is outstanding from the moment you step in you are being taken care of . The hotel is in the center of town , walking distance to all attractions . Great... More 

Thank Nadou123
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for four days. We could not fault the service at all! All of the staff here were simply excellent. The hotel is in a converted palace and quite central. While comfortable, it had a few minor technical problems such as a television that turned itself on in the middle of the night! Perhaps of greater issue for... More 

Thank Michael T
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked this hotel for 5 days. When I checked in they upgraded me to a suite. I was so surprised. The room was amazing. 2 floors. Bedroom with ensuite on top and lounge and another ensuite at the bottom level. This hotel ticks all the boxes. The attention to detail is outstanding. Housekeeping is exceptional. Really good attention to... More 

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Joel Kanazawa S, Duty Manager at InterContinental Porto Palacio das Cardosas, responded to this review

Dear Taniabythesea, I am delighted to learn that you had an enjoyable stay with us and a spectacular experience throughout your stay in Porto. Your wonderful compliments regarding our exemplary hospitality are truly appreciated. We shall certainly share your positive commendation as a wonderful form of motivation for our team to constantly achieve service excellence in all aspects. We we... More 

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
HISTORICAL PALACE AT THE HEART OF THE CITY CENTRE. Located in the heart of the Historical Centre, classified as World Heritage by UNESCO, the InterContinental Porto - Palacio das Cardosas is the result of a careful renovation of a palace dated from the end of the 18th century. The Hotel is located in Oporto’s main city square, the Praça da Liberdade,within walking distance from all the major cultural highlights,trendy shops, bars and restaurants. The Hotel comprises 105 spacious rooms and suites, the Astoria Restaurant, Cardosas Bar, meeting and banqueting rooms, as well as a Wellness Centre. ... more   less 

Additional Information about InterContinental Porto Palacio das Cardosas

Address: Praca Liberdade 25, Porto 4000-322, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Porto
Price Range: $242 - $540 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — InterContinental Porto Palacio das Cardosas 5*
Number of rooms: 105
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Also Known As:
Intercontinental Porto Palacio Das Cardosas Hotel Porto
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Porto
#1 Business Hotel in Porto
#1 Spa Hotel in Porto
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“Muffled street noise can be heard from all the rooms that face the front plaza. But the view is worth it.”
  • View from all front facing rooms
  • taken from the entrance to my room. Windows faced out over the main plaza
  • Super comfortable bed and bedding
  • Luxurious bathroom with a full tub
  • Welcome treat, I suppose for being a loyal IHG member...
 of 5 bubbles globegal, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Do get a room overlooking the square for historic atmosphere.”
 of 5 bubbles W7216NHrichardc, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Don't worry about the river view at other hotels. This would be the best choice.”
 of 5 bubbles Taniabythesea, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Higher better than Lowe to avoid street noise.”
 of 5 bubbles 440gilbertj, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the square are noisy at night. If you like ventilation and the AC is turned off then go for a (cheaper) room at the back,.”
 of 5 bubbles Zouppy, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
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