InterContinental Porto, Palacio das Cardosas

Set in an 18th-century former palace overlooking the bustling Avenida dos Aliados, this upscale hotel is ideally located, close to many of of the city’s main attractions, including the Clérigos Tower and Sé do Porto cathedral.

Set in an 18th-century former palace overlooking the bustling Avenida dos Aliados, this upscale hotel is ideally located, close to many of of the city’s main attractions, including the Clérigos Tower and Sé do Porto cathedral.

Featuring high ceilings and marble bathrooms, the elegant rooms boast beautifully restored interiors. For those looking for extra space, suites add sitting areas with pull-out sofas, and some have separate living rooms and split-level layouts.

For the gourmets, the on-site Astoria Restaurant presents traditional Mediterranean and Portuguese cuisine with international flair using local, seasonal ingredients. On summer days, you can dine alfresco on the terrace, savouring a delicious meal as the sun shines on the breathtaking surrounds.

The elegant Cardosas Bar showcases superb cocktails and fabulous port wines in refined surrounds. Decorated is in the grand style of a traditional British library, arrive for afternoon tea and you can sample a selection of pastries as you take in the magnificent view over the city centre. With a fully equipped spa, indulge in a relaxing massage, or beauty treatment, leaving you refreshed and ready to explore the best that Porto has to offer.

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