Estrada Nacional 108, 4300 Campanhã - Portugal Campanha (Porto) − Portugal
Member of Leading Hotels of the World
Located in the city of Porto, 3 km from the centre of one of Portugal’s most vibrant regions, the Palácio do Freixo, classified in 1910 as a National Monument, is a unique example of Baroque architecture, with about 10 thousand m2 of gardens and green spaces offering breathtaking views of the River Douro.
The setting of an excellent Urban Resort, it is a member of the exclusive consortium The Leading Hotels of the World and provides you with an unparalleled experience that marries traditional values with contemporary comfort.
YOUR LUXURY RESIDENCE IN PORTO
The Pestana Palácio do Freixo is characterised by its sumptuous eighteenth century architecture. It was built by Nicolau Nasoni, one of the most important architects that helped Porto become a World Heritage Site.
Located in the impressive mill building, a calm and serene space adorned in gold and chestnut tones with a predominance of dark wood and classic decor, the 87 rooms and suites are equipped with free internet access, with most of them boasting sweeping views of the Douro River.
Our restaurant proposes a Terroir culinary concept, guaranteeing you a high-quality, exclusive and sophisticated gastronomic experience, which highlights locally sourced land and sea products and prioritises the region’s producers.
In an unrivalled palatial atmosphere, decorated with frescoes and paintings that date back to its construction period, the Palatium Restaurant is the perfect place to enjoy an exquisite gastronomic experience.
REASONS TO CHOOSE
These functional rooms with twin or king size beds are located on the ground floor. Measuring approximately 33sqm, these comfortable rooms can accomodate a rollaway bed. The private bathrooms are equipped with bathtub or shower. The rooms are furnished in an elegant and modern style. Individually controlled airconditioning, flat sceen television, minibar and private safe are available in all rooms.
The classic superior rooms, with twin or king size beds, measure approximately 33sqm and can accomodate a rollaway bed. The majority of the rooms are located on the second floor and above. The private bathrooms are equipped with bathtub or shower. The rooms are furnished in an elegant and modern style. Individually controlled airconditioning, flat sceen television, minibar and private safe are available in all rooms.One of these rooms is adapted, whilst also comunicating - making it an ideal choice for families with small children.
Superior Deluxe rooms overlook the Douro River. Living area with desk. The bathroom with natural light includes bath and shower. Available with king size bed or two twin beds. The Superior Deluxe rooms are approximately 43m2. Equipped with air conditioning, flat screen TV, desk and private safe. Decorated in an elegant and modern style.
The spacious junior suite, with view on the property surrondings, twin or king size bed, measures approximately 60sqm and offers a separate living and bedroom area. It can comfortably accomodate 3 rollaway beds. The private bathroom is equipped with bathtub or walk in shower. The room is furnished in an elegant and modern style. Individually controlled airconditioning, flat sceen television, minibar and private safe are available in all rooms.
The suites have separate bedrooms from the living room and exceptional views of the Douro River. They include separate areas for work and relaxation. The bathroom includes a bath and shower. Available with king size bed or two twin beds. Suites are approximately 70m2. Equipped with air conditioning, flat screen TV, desk and private safe. Decorated in an elegant and modern style.
The magnificient Nasoni suite, with twin or king size bed, offers a balcony with excellent sun exposure and large relaxation area, overlooking the Douro river. This luxury suite offers a separate living and bedroom area, measuring approximately 130sqm. It can comfortably accomodate 3 rollaway beds. The suite has 2 bathrooms, one with walk in shower and natural light. This superb suite combines contemporary elegance, confort and style. Individually controlled airconditioning, flat sceen television, minibar and private safe.
At the Pestana Palácio do Freixo, history changed the course of events and, where once it was the private area of the family, with its dining rooms decorated with frescoes and stucco; are now meeting or eventrooms, perfect for small celebration dinners or for medium-sizedmeetings.
The Visconde de Azurara and Visconde Velado rooms deserve a visit, even for the architectural and decorative details that adorn them. With the large stonework windows facing the river, they are the perfect place to organize a small or medium event.
If you want to have a bigger party, the Douro hall, an enormous room in the building of the old mills, full of windows and light, is the ideal place to do it. Perfect for banquets, parties and weddings, it can also welcomepresentations, conferences and meetings. And of course, the beautiful gardens are perfect for serving cocktails or arranging a reception before your event.
A highly sought after place for weddings, the Pestana Palácio do Freixo helps you organize ceremonies in the gardens or in the small chapel, according to the number of guests and the type of atmosphere that is desired. And since everything changes overnight, shift from the bright stylish days to golden, sophisticated nights, full of glamor and charm.
To reach the city center, the Pestana Palácio do Freixo offers shuttles to the area of Ribeira. These shuttles are available three times a day, so you can plan your tours in the best way. If you're spending only a weekend here, make sure to visit Fundação Serralves and Casa da Música (Music House), the most prominent icons of the city's contemporary cultural diversity.
Back at the palace, you also find equally stimulating activities, although much more comfortable: the indoorpool, the Jacuzzi, the sauna and the Turkish bath are ideal to recover your energy after a long day of sightseeing. If the weather is good, be sure to take a dip in the amazing rooftop pool with a panoramic view of the river and watch the sunset on the deck chairs of the pontoon. If you look at the Palace, you can hear that the soft and golden tones of the Hall of Mirrors, where the family organized their parties, calling for you. Here you can find jazz concerts on Saturdays and a gin bar, giving a melodic note to your stay.
If you want to stay fit, our excellent gym is a way to take some time out and make room for the fantastic meals that you will enjoy here. Again, you will find towels, water and even fresh fruit so that you don't lose your energy during your workout. If you are a fan of running and prefer to do your excersise outdoors, you can take this chance to combine training and tourism and run to the Ribeira area, an unforgettable and unique way to see the city.
After so much activity, the ideal is to go up to your room and enjoy the excellent room dining menu and call room service. The game rooms are also another way to pass the time and enjoy the space in a much more social atmosphere.
And since you're already thinking about all the positive and pleasant sensations you can enjoy here, seriously think about going to the MagicSpa for a massage. Although the relaxation treatments are always the most desirable, try leaving your comfort zone and opt for an extraordinary Rebalance massage, or a facial treatment that will leave your skin like new and your soul like a feather.
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This bar, located in the fireplaceroom and adjacent to paintings by Júlio Resende as well as large windowswith view over the river, offers many surprises and perfect indulgences to spice up your stay. Whether you prefer a lighter lunch or to check in late and just want to regain your energy, here you will find sophisticated, elegant and absolutely delicious options.
In a room with the antique 1850 frescos restored with tempera, in a classic and sophisticated environment, take a trip through what Porto's - and the Portuguese - cuisine has to offer. Ask for a piece of corn bread of Avintes, also known as Avintes chocolate, to see what made it a postcard card of the North region. The chef will serve you an amusebouche with the inspiration of the day and suggestions of appetizers are chosen in harmony with the menu.
1:00pm to 3:00pm / 7:30pm to 10:30pm
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Enjoy the transfer service to the city and book your transfer at the reception with departures from the Pousada do Porto to the City Centre (Avenida dos Aliados) and vice versa.The Pousada do Porto is around 2 km from the Campanhã railway station and the Oporto airport is 20 minutes by car, also there is free parking at the Pousada.The adaptation of the Pousada do Porto, inserted in a palace which has been classified as a National Monument since 1910, was by architect David Sinclair and decorated by architect James Mitchell.The building is located on the banks of the Douro River, named after the famous Wine Region in Portugal, which dates back to Roman times.Situated just a few kilometres from Guimarães, the European Culture Capital 2012, the Freixo Palace is a beautiful example of Portuguese civil baroque.
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