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Pestana Palácio do Freixo, Porto

Estrada Nacional, no 108, 4300-316 Porto, Portugal Access

Pestana Palácio do Freixo, Porto

Pousada do Porto Freixo Palace Hotel National Monument is a unique one of a kind project that includes two historical buildings an eighteenth century baroque palace and a nineteenth century factory set over the Douro River bank surrounded by Versailles style gardens totally restored and refurbished to meet 21st century demands combining history and tradition with contemporaneousness. Its unique services also include an infinity pool and an exclusive SPA. The historical centre can be reached in a pleasant walk along the river as it is only 4.5 km / 2.8 miles away. All rooms and public indoor areas are non-smoking.WiFi internet access is available at no charge in all rooms meeting rooms and public rooms.

The Indoor Pool is closed till October 1st

Overlooking the Douro River on the outskirt of Oporto. - Only 4.5km / 2.8miles from the old city centre surrounded by Versailles style gardens. On the bank of the Douro River with fantastic panorama viewSmall marina right in front of the Hotel for direct access for guests arriving by boat. Easily accessible from the airport which is only 18km / 12miles away. Only 3km / 1.8miles from the Dragon Stadium home of FC Porto football team and many international concerts.



  • Internet
    FREE WiFi
  • High speed wireless
  • Transportation
    FREE parking
  • Transportation - local area
  • Valet parking
  • Front desk
    24-hour reception
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Concierge desk
  • Early check-in
  • Late check-out available
  • Storage space
  • General
    Air conditioning
  • Connecting rooms
  • Interior corridors
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Hotel service
    24-hour security
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry/Valet service
  • Onsite laundry
  • Safe deposit box
  • Security
  • Turndown service
  • Wakeup service
  • Outlets
    Gift/News stand
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Travelling with others
    Babysitting service
  • Children welcome
  • Family plan
  • Accessible
    Accessible facilities
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible rooms
  • Elevators
  • Events
    Catering services
  • Conference facilities
  • Meeting rooms


  • Communication
    High speed Internet
  • Two-line phone
  • Voice mail
  • Bedding
    Super comfy bed
  • Special features
    Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed room
  • Bathroom
    Phone in bathroom
  • Food & Beverage
    Coffee/Tea maker
  • Minibar
  • Entertainment
    AM/FM radio
  • Cable television
  • DVD player
  • Premium movie channels
  • TV
  • VCR movies
  • Business
    Data port
  • Desk
  • Direct dial phone number
  • Telephone
  • General
  • Safe
  • Smoke detectors
  • Accessible
    Accessible room


  • Pool
    Indoor pool
  • Pool
  • Wellness
    Health club
  • Massage services
  • Solarium
  • Cultural

Food and Drink

  • Meal plan
    FREE buffet breakfast
  • FREE continental breakfast
  • Michelin-starred
  • Services
    Executive floor
  • Kitchen facilities
    Barbeque grills
  • Outlets type
    Coffee shop
  • Lounges/Bars
  • Restaurant


  • FREE buffet breakfast
  • FREE continental breakfast

House policy

  • Check-in Time: 15:00
  • Check-out Time: 12:00

Cancel policy
To be cancelled 48 hours prior to 1500 on arrival day Please note that other conditions might apply for special rates and packages please see rate descriptions for details.

Travel with others

Children policy
Children up to 2 years stay free using existing bedding. Children 3 to 12 pay 55 EUR nightly.Families traveling with several small children please always request as different children pricing may apply depending on season.

Pets are not allowed
No pets are allowed except guide dogs.

Payment type


Languages spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese

Welcome capacity

  • Number of Meeting Rooms: 6
  • Number of Sleeping Rooms: 87
  • Largest Meeting Room Size: 2906 sq. ft.
  • Largest Meeting Room Capacity: 400


  • Accessible parking
  • FREE parking
  • Valet parking


  • Bulletin boards
  • Video camera
  • Other equipment and facilities
  • Lectern
  • High speed wireless
  • Video recording
  • In-house AV department
  • Monitors
  • Dance floor
  • Flip chart and markers
  • Video conferencing
  • Heating/cooling controls
  • Platform
  • Natural daylight
  • Screen
  • Wireless microphones
  • Backstage projector
  • Overhead projector


Property's Green Action

Desalinization, Portugal
The Alvor desalination project is a pioneering action in Portugal. It was distinguished with the first prize for Environmental Sustainability by Turismo de Portugal. The desalination plant allows the use of sea water (after treatment) in the irrigation systems of green areas, in pools and lakes of Hotels located in the region of Alvor.

Internal campaign to reduce the use of water, electricity and paper
All the locations were distributed posters and stickers, which were strategically placed and aimed at raising awareness of the reduction of water, paper and electricity consumption.

Paper for Food
The Food Banks launched a “Paper for Food” campaign with environmental and solidarity goals, in which the paper collected (newspapers, magazines, leaflets, etc.) was converted into food products.

Biodiversity Preservation
In Portugal, there are Pousadas located in protected areas (e.g. Pousada do Infante located in the Natural Park of Southwest Alentejo and Costa Vicentina). Hotels located in Mozambique occupy 6,500 m2 of protected area and those located in South Africa occupy 50,000 m2 of protected area. All these locations are subject to biodiversity preservation regulations, which are supervised by the managing entities of the respective areas. In this context, our locations cooperate with the initiatives carried out by these entities.

  •  Energy/water saving measures, waste avoidance and resource efficiency
  •  Low carbon footprint control
  •  Boosting local economies
  •  Local food

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