InterContinental Porto Palacio das Cardosas

Porto’s InterContinental Porto Palacio das Cardosas is an a new luxury hotel created some years ago in an historical mansion that offers guests a timeless elegance where they can relax in historic surroundings. The hotel is based perfectly for exploring the city. Overlooking the impressive Avenida dos Aliados in a former 18th century palace, you can be certain that taste and class emanate through every part of this stunning hotel.


InterContinental Porto Palacio das Cardosas is in the heart Porto, within easy walking distance of the best attractions. Highlights include Porto Cathedral, for which construction began in 1110 and took around 100-years to complete. The building is stunning and contains many Gothic features, making it well worth a visit. Only a short walk away is one of Porto’s most ancient districts – Praça da Riberia. The street’s location close to the port made it a hub for trading activity centuries ago. Today, is still has some beautiful medieval houses, a 17th century fountain, and many places to enjoy a coffee on a café terrace and watch the world go by.

The hotel has 105 guests rooms that offer spacious accommodation featuring the authentic style of Porto. For those that demand only the best of the best, there are 16 classically decorated suites to cater to your every need. All rooms provide WiFi internet, cable TV, Pay Per View movies, in-room video check-out, a work space, en-suite bathroom, including a bidet, bathrobe, and hairdryer, and good storage space. All rooms also have individually controlled air-conditioning, ensuring that your stay is as comfortable as possible. Decor within the rooms is exquisite, with calming tones and high quality furnishings. For some of the best city views request a room on a high floor facing Parca da Liberdade.


The hotel provides the variety and standard of services that you would expect from a hotel of its class. The 24-hour fully-equipped fitness centre is only open for hotel guests, so you can work out in peace. A good range of cardio machines and weights are available. For complete indulgence, guests can book one or more of the many spa treatments available in the Pevonia Wellness Center. All treatments have a mix of traditional Portuguese methods with some modern flavour.


Housekeeping is done daily and dry cleaning can be done on the same day. Room service is available 24-hours a day and a knowledgeable concierge is on-hand to help you with any of your needs during your stay. The hotel caters to both tourists who demand luxury and business travellers in search of comfort and good business services, such as photocopying, facsimile, secretarial services, and even a private limousine.

The on-site Astoria Restaurant can cater for all of your meals, with a menu featuring traditional Portuguese dishes. It is open from 7am to 10.30pm daily and offers diners a beautiful view of Liberdade Square. For relaxing after a long day of sightseeing the Cardosas Bar provides an elegant ambiance for enjoying a drink, be it a delectable cocktail or a fine Port Wine. At 5pm a real Portuguese tea is served.

Intercontinental Porto
Praça da Liberdade 25, 4000-322 Porto, Portugal
Phone :+351 22 003 5600
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