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Pousada (Portugal)

Pousada do Porto - Palacio do Freixo

Estrada Nacional 108, Porto, Portugal


The guests at hotel will be completely captivated by majestic beauty and ornate architecture of place. It is very luxurious destination for holiday. It is located at banks of Douro River and very close to the Porto city. The hotel is an excellent combination of authentic cultural experiences and contemporary accommodation. The hotel is designed by Italian architect and features conventional Portuguese azulejos with fresco ceilings. The accommodation services of hotel includes spacious rooms with views of river and adjacent to the flour factory, which is renovated handsomely. There is a hall of mirrors called Sala dos Espelhos which is decorated lavishly and guests can appreciated the architecture, wood carvings, unique Renaissance paintings and remarkable frescos. It has a range of standard and superior rooms. The standard rooms are furnished with comfort with seating areas and views of beautiful gardens. The superior rooms offer Douro river views with modern décor. The adjoining rooms can also be arranged for guests.  The superb spa services are offered with sophisticated restaurants which serves local cuisines. The infinity pool can be enjoyed to experience the tranquility. The hotel is an amazing romantic retreat to take a break from city.

The hotel is famous for their cultural heritage celebration and local gastronomies throughout Portugal. The restaurant at hotel is popular because of elaborated menu specializing in sea food and traditional Portuguese cuisines like cod, tripe, francesinha and desserts. The locally specialized menu attracts many people. The guests are completely delighted by great food combinations in modern ways. The combination of food also includes international and regional influences. The services at restaurant are prompt and courteous which makes an excellent dining experience at hotel. The dining room at hotel called as Restaurante da Pousada is decorated with natural lights and features modern furnishings. The complimentary

buffet can be enjoyed here for breakfast. The guests can have gourmet selection of cuisines for dinner and lunch options. The hotel bar is called as Bar Nasoni which serves an assortment of unique local wines and varieties of Port wine. The interior decoration of bar is very beautiful with antique furnishings. The hotel bar also serves light snacks with drinks and it is well accompanies with sublime interiors. Bar da Piscina is open only in summer and spring season. This is situated near to the swimming pool and serves refreshment with great selection of cocktails.

The hotel is only 2.5 kilometer away from Dolce Vita shopping area. It is only 20 minute drive from Porto Airport.


  • Laundry facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • One meeting/conference room
  • Free parking
  • Turkish bath/Hammam
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Total number of rooms - 87
  • Year Built 2009
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Health club
  • Number of floors - 5
  • Steam room
  • Elevator/lift
  • Bar/lounge
  • Beach/pool umbrellas
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Massage - spa treatment room(s)
  • Multilingual staff
  • Garden
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Meeting facilities size (feet) - 5780
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Sauna

Check-in & Check-out

Check-in start at 2 PM
Check-out end at noon

Location & Coordinates

Near Dragao Stadium
Estrada Nacional 108
Porto, Portugal

Nearby point of interests

  • 2.2 km
    Dragao Stadium
  • 3.3 km
    Real Companhia Velha Cellars
  • 3.8 km
    Dom Luis I Bridge
  • 3.9 km
    Aliados Square
  • 4.0 km
    Porto City Hall
  • 4.0 km
    Porto Cathedral
  • 4.1 km
    Rozes Cellars
  • 4.1 km
    Ribeira Square
  • 4.1 km
    Sandeman Cellars
  • 4.3 km
    Clerigos Church
  • 4.3 km
    Taylor Fladgate Cellars
  • 4.4 km
    Ferreira Borges Market
  • 4.4 km
    Infante Square
  • 4.4 km
    Stock Exchange Palace
  • 4.5 km
    Church of Sao Francisco
  • 4.5 km
    Center for Portuguese Photography
  • 4.5 km
    Carmelitas Church
  • 4.9 km
    Ramos Pinto Cellars
  • 4.9 km
    Barros Almeida Cellars
  • 4.9 km
    Cockburn Smithes Cellars

Review & Social

  • 5
    27 October 2013
    Ana Reis
    Muito agradável !! Preço qualidade , muito bem . A repetir
  • 4
    18 February 2012
    Alberto De Castro
    Um sítio fabuloso, onde tudo é feito com o maior requinte.
  • 4
    20 August 2011
    Nuno Martins
    Vale a pena entrar, visitar o Palácio e dar um mergulho na piscina fantástica sobre o Rio Douro. Tem centro SPA.
  • 3
    29 September 2013
    Evgeniya Berezina
    Absolutely amazing. Stunning interiors, great history, very good restaurant and hotel is also great
  • 3
    14 May 2013
    Paulo S.
    Hotel muito simpático, num belo edifício (bem recuperado) e com uma vista muito agradável sobre o rio Douro.
  • 2
    4 December 2013
    Evgeniya Berezina
    Gorgeous! Feels like a fairytale in here. And restaurant & spa are also good )
  • 2
    31 August 2013
    Well Joshua
    Lindo local
  • 2
    9 June 2013
    The rooms are wonderful, the food even better, enjoyed it very much
  • 2
    13 November 2012
    Audrey MacIsaac
    Get a table by the window overlooking the river for breakfast.
  • 2
    12 November 2011
    Marco Santos
    Uma beleza.
  • 1
    2 February 2015
    Señora de Amor Amor
    Mi luna de miel espectacular.
  • 1
    29 August 2013
    Roberto Pereira
    Excelente hotel
  • 1
    19 August 2012
    Clarissa Ribeiro Do Vale
    Dias incríveis!!!
  • 1
    5 July 2011
    Henrik Nerup Rant
    Try the Quinta Nova (reserves) 2008. Very nice :)
  • 0
    18 July 2015
    Michelle Garcia
    Tudo maravilhoso!!
  • 0
    17 February 2015
    Simone Vilela Lopes
    Vista panorâmica maravilhosa!
  • 0
    31 December 2014
    Josh Olken
    Magnificent view of the Douro from a renovated palace.
  • 0
    27 August 2014
    Renato Almeida
    Ambiente acima da média, mas os preços são demasiado inflacionados. Um café na esplanada 3€.
  • 0
    4 February 2014
    Samuel Leal Ribeiro
    Tranquilo para um café.
  • 0
    1 December 2013
    Manoel Rodrigues
    sitio tranquilo bom contraste de sabores... adorei!