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InterContinental Porto Palacio das Cardosas

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 13 July 2016

I spent here 8 nights. The location is really perfect in terms of being in a walking distance to all interesting places and sites in Porto. The downside of this central location is however the noise. Especially rooms facing Plaza de la Libertad can be quite noisy also during the night. I actually had 2 reservations: 5 nights for a...

Thank Jan P
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Great service, they were able to provide me with my English newspaper before I left the hotel early every morning. The breakfast is extremely comprehensive and had by far the best pastéis de nata I had during our stay in Portugal. The rooms are worth the price tag. Though ours was slightly small the view out of our Juliette balcony...

Thank hobofish
San Francisco
Reviewed 12 July 2016

We just finished a visit to Portugal and the InterContinental was the absolute best hotel of the trip. The location is perfect, walking distance to everything. The staff, in particular the fabulous concierge, is great all around. And the room was completely lovely--spacious, good sheets, good shower, good amenities. Breakfast was plentiful too. Would not hesitate to recommend this place...

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 9 July 2016

While the location can not be faulted, this is an efficient, clean high end business hotel and not a luxury hotel. The rooms were generally good but with no luxurious finishes or feel. The service is pleasant and courteous. The food however was a disappointment both for dinner and for breakfast.

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at InterContinental Porto Palacio das Cardosas, responded to this review

Dear foundtravel, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. It is lovely to hear you found our service pleasant and courteous. However, we do regret that you did not find the accommodations to your satisfaction and apologize for your disappointment with the food for dinner and breakfast. We thank you for bringing these to our attention. Feedback...

Yorba Linda, California
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

We chose this hotel on the recommendation of a friend and the great reviews on TA. So incredibly happy we followed their advice. The location is perfect for walking to all parts of Porto! Located right in the heart of the old town, it was an easy walk to the river, to shopping, to dinner, etc. The rooms were large...

Thank Christine H
Reviewed 7 July 2016

The pros of this hotel are: the location is fantastic. We were in the heart of Porto and steps away from great restaurants and shopping. Our hotel room was spacious and nice. Cons: The service varied greatly. One concierge was helpful, while the others were not helpful at all. For instance, they told me a restaurant was booked and I...

Thank Nyclizard
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 July 2016

My partner and I stayed there at the night of our wedding. From valet parking on arrival, to excellent reception team, duty manager who welcomed us personally, great room, breakfast and everything in between...this is what hospitality is all about for me: nice clean place with great professional staff. I wish I could name everyone here, sadly I cant so...

Thank StarskyTrail
Palos Verdes Estates, California
Reviewed 5 July 2016

We stayed here for 5 nights and loved everything about this hotel. We arrived late after missing a connecting flight in Madrid. We were hot, tired, hungry. They showed us to our room, which was a beautiful deluxe king room. High ceilings, marble bathroom. It was all wonderful. The bell and concierge staff are incredible. They will give you tips...

Thank cliffview12
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

This is perhaps the best hotel we stayed in on our travels in Portugal. Right in the heart of Porto, next to the main square, it is a stone throw away from everything that one would want to do in Porto, even having a tram stop right outside it! Location is everything when you only have a short time in...

Thank HarpreetsWanderlust
The Hague
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Although I try to avoid using superlatives in my reviews, I cannot find a better caption for this hotel. Its location is just perfect! you will realize it when you arrive on a hot day and make your way from the cooler square of Praca Liberdade, down to the river and the quay where humidity can exhaust you Many of...

Thank aaz148

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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: $318 - $705 (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 Romantic Hotel in Porto
#1 Spa Hotel in Porto
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#2 Family Hotel in Porto
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“Rooms with a view over the square might be lovely, but heard from another guest that it was a bit noisy ... you are in a city ...”
Shelley476, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Front of hotel, higher floor in the centre”
JamesRH, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Our room was at the back of the hotel, which was probably quieter than ones overlooking the main square.”
BarbaraB479, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“One of the suites.”
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Mike_from_Staffs, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“It is probably quieter at the hotel rear. We had two Juliet balconies so were exposed to city noise, especially on St Patrick's eve.”
paultry2015, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
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