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InterContinental Porto Palacio das Cardosas

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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...

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Reviewed 8 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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

This hotel has it all. The staff is eager to help, the rooms are large quiet and comfortable - you will sleep like a log- the hotel is extremely modern and has beautiful interiors. Lastly, it is in a very central location allowing walking access to most sites in Porto. Highly recommend.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 3 July 2016

We have stayed here for the past four nights and have been very pleased. The concierge desk has been extremely helpful and very pleasant to work with. The location in the heart of Porto is perfect and when we checked in we were upgraded to a suite as a result of my Platinum Status. The only negative experience was that...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Luxurious hotel in the city centre. Very friendly and efficient staff. My suite was huge with quality products. Very comfortable bed and good bathroom. Breakfast was good value. Concierge extremely helpful.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: $281 - $597 (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
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“One of the suites.”
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 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles paultry2015, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Please ask if any exterior rooms are available.... PS: the windows are soundproof, so no noise at all.”
 of 5 bubbles paul274Boston, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Choose a room at the back of the building, not facing the square.”
 of 5 bubbles Glassfingers19, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Remove the plastic undersheet before going to bed. It is below the mattress topper.”
 of 5 bubbles Bitternwatcher, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
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