The setting of an excellent Urban Resort, it is a member of the exclusive consortium The Leading Hotels of the World and provides you with an unparalleled experience that marries traditional values with contemporary comfort.
The Pestana Palácio do Freixo is characterised by its sumptuous eighteenth century architecture. It was built by Nicolau Nasoni, one of the most important architects that helped Porto become a World Heritage Site.
Located in the impressive mill building, a calm and serene space adorned in gold and chestnut tones with a predominance of dark wood and classic decor, the 87 rooms and suites are equipped with free internet access, with most of them boasting sweeping views of the Douro River.
Our restaurant proposes a Terroir culinary concept, guaranteeing you a high-quality, exclusive and sophisticated gastronomic experience, which highlights locally sourced land and sea products and prioritises the region’s producers.
In an unrivalled palatial atmosphere, decorated with frescoes and paintings that date back to its construction period, the Palatium Restaurant is the perfect place to enjoy an exquisite gastronomic experience.
In this stylish and ultra-comfortable space, with wonderful views of the Douro River, an all day dining menu is available, as well as a menu dedicated to Port wine, regional wines and a variety of signature cocktails.
Here you will find an exclusive list of signature facial and body treatments, inspired by age-old therapeutic techniques from all over the world. At the Magic SPA, the touch of skilled therapists blends in with the carefully selected aromas to achieve immediate and visible results. The Spa also boasts a revitalising space with an indoor swimming pool, sauna and Turkish bath. In the perfectly manicured Palace gardens is the outdoor swimming pool and an entire area dedicated to relaxation and well-being that allows you to lose yourself in the dazzling River Douro setting.
Located along the banks of the Douro River, and just 3 km from the historic centre, this hotel complex is the starting point for discovering all of the corners of Porto. For your comfort, the Palácio do Freixo provides a free daily transfer service, so that you can easily reach the centre (the cathedral).
Campanhã train station is located 2 km from the Palácio do Freixo, and Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport is 21 km away.