17 BEST HOTELS in Porto [September 2019]

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Pop open a new bottle of wine and get ready to fill your glasses to one of the most breathtaking coastlines in the entire world!

Your vacation in Portugal’s Porto is going to be one filled while medieval architecture, mouthwatering food, endless wine, and a view of the Atlantic which will make you feel as if you were living in a dream!

From strolling along the coast to dancing in the local cafes, Porto is a vibrant city which will never fail to make you fail in love over and over again with Portugal.

With so much planning to be done, finding a hotel in Porto is sure to take out a good chunk of your time when you could be brushing up on your dance moves!

No need to worry! We brought all the top hotels in Porto to one place! No matter how you like to travel, you can book with confidence that you will be staying in the best hotels Portugal has to offer!

Clink your glasses and get ready to dive into our list of the best hotels in Porto!

Quick answers – Best Hotels in Porto

#1 –  Pestana Palacio do Freixo Pousada

Best Overall Hotel in Porto

 Pestana Palacio do Freixo Pousada

Pestana Palacio do Freixo Pousada is our pick for the b est overall hotel in Porto

  • $$$
  • Infinity Pool
  • Spa
  • Bar

If you are going to be traveling to the stunning city of Porto, there is no sense wasting your time in second rate hotels. Live large while on vacation in Portugal and stay in one of the country’s own national monuments! Pestana Palacio do Freixo Pousada is an authentic palace ready to give you a 5-star royal treatment!

It’s not just the old-world architecture and regal decor which will have you dreaming of staying in this palace, but the on-site spa complete with a Turkish bath, infinity pool, and even a fitness center will redefine what luxury means to you!

With stunning views from the terrace, an onsite bar and restaurant, and an experience that will make you feel like a king or queen, Pestana Palacio do Freixo Pousada will have you living the high life!

 

#2 – Opohotel Porto Aeroporto

Best Hotel in Porto Near the Airport

Opohotel Porto Aeroporto

Opohotel Porto Aeroporto is our pick for the best hotel in Porto near the Airport

  • $
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Shuttle Service

Just touching down in Porto or getting ready to take off? Opohotel Porto Hotel is here to make sure your last moments or first impression of Portugal is a good one!

It’s not just the location which is within a few minutes of the airport which will have you clicking that “book” button, but the spacious rooms, onsite bar, and even a restaurant will have you leaving the hotel full and happy!

Top it all off with their very own shuttle service, guests will be to and from the airport and ready for their new adventure in no time!

 

#3 – Moov Hotel Porto Centro

Best Hotel in Porto Near Downtown

Moov Hotel Porto Centro

Moov Hotel Porto Centro is our pick for the best hotel in Porto near Downtown

  • $
  • Garden
  • Bar
  • Cafe

Putting you right in the heart of Porto, Moov Hotel is right next to the beautiful Liberdade Square and within walking distance of all the best sites in town! No need to waste time on buses, Moov Hotel Porto Centro brings all the best of Porto right to your door!

When you aren’t out exploring, Moov Hotel also has tons to offer within its doors as well! From a delicious breakfast in the morning to grabbing a drink at night, Moov Hotel has everything you need to have the vacation of a lifetime!

 

#4 – Sheraton Porto Hotel & Spa

Best Hotel in Porto for Families

Sheraton Porto Hotel & Spa

Sheraton Porto Hotel & Spa is our pick for the best hotel in Porto for Families

  • $$$
  • Spa
  • Restaurant & Bar
  • Babysitting

Regardless if you are traveling as a family or are just looking for one of the best experiences in Porto money can buy, the Sheraton Porto Hotel & Spa has a little something for everyone!

With its very own spa, jacuzzi, pool, and even a sauna, guests will find that this 5-star hotel is the perfect place to play and relax! When you are soaking up in the jacuzzi, the spacious luxurious rooms are enough on their own to make you feel totally relaxed!

Complete with its own restaurant and bar, there is so much to do at the Sheraton you might not even find time to go out and explore the city of Porto!

 

#5 – Porto Spot Hostel

Best Pet-Friendly Hotel in Porto

Porto Spot Hostel

Porto Spot Hostel is our pick for the best Pet-Friendly hotel in Porto

  • $
  • Terrace
  • Tour Desk
  • Pet-Friendly

There are not many places you will find while traveling which will take in both you and your furry little friend. Porto Spot Hostel, however, offers some of the cheapest dorm beds and coziest rooms in Porto! Even better, they will also make room for your four-legged buddy as well!

With private rooms which rival the comfort of even the fanciest of hotels, you will feel right at home at Porto Spot Hostel! Being one of the top places to stay in Porto, you can expect to be enjoying all the best sides of Portugal!

 

#6 – Castelo Santa Catarina

Best Cheap Hotel in Porto

Castelo Santa Catarina

Castelo Santa Catarina is our pick for the best cheap hotel in Porto

  • $
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Garden

Not only will you be staying in one of the cheapest hotels in downtown Porto, but you will also be calling this cute doll-house like abode your home for the next few days!

With a stunning garden, breathtaking decor, and an atmosphere which will just make you want to cozy up with a book, Castelo Santa Catarina is by far one of the most gorgeous hotels you can find in Porto!

This hotel may have the heart and soul of a quaint bed and breakfast, but you will still find a restaurant and bar on-site! Regardless if you are heading out to explore or relaxing at the hotel, Castelo Santa Catarina is here to make your vacation to Porto one for the books!

 

#7 – InterContinental Porto – Palacio das Cardosas

Best Hotel in Porto Near Clerigos Church

InterContinental Porto - Palacio das Cardosas

InterContinental Porto – Palacio das Cardosas is our pick for the best hotel in Porto near Clerigos Church

  • $$$
  • Sauna
  • Restaurant
  • Bar

From the second you walk into the lobby, be prepared to pick your jaw off the floor. Calling the InterContinental a Palace is surely an understatement. With marble floors, elegant decor, and vintage lounges, you are going to be literally staying in a hotel built for the rich and famous!

Not wanting to go out to eat? This luxurious hotel also offers its very own restaurant, serving up all the best of Portuguese cuisine! With an onsite bar and even a sauna, you are going to be truly pampered while staying at the InterContinental Porto!

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#8 – Porto River

Best Hotel in Porto Near Bolsa Palace

Porto River

Porto River is our pick for the best hotel in Porto near Bolsa Palace

  • $$$
  • Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Business Center

Not only is this 4-star hotel within walking distance of one of the most famous palaces in all of Porto, but Porto River itself has the kind of atmosphere which will have you planning on moving to Porto for good!

With old exposed stone walls throughout the building, you will feel a sense of staying in a historic homestay rather than a soulless hotel.

Top it all off with a pool, breakfast served every morning and a location putting you in the heart of Porto, and you have by far one of the best stays in all of Portugal!

 

#9 – Torel Avantgarde

Best Hotel in Porto Near the Jardins do Palacio de Cristal

Torel Avantgarde

Torel Avantgarde is our pick for the best hotel in Porto near the Jardins do Palacio de Crista

  • $$$$
  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Gym

For a 5-star hotel stay, you will, of course, expect loads of perks, but Torel Avantgarde truly goes above and beyond the knock your socks off! It only starts with a spa and pool, but you will truly fall in love with the gym, restaurant, terrace, bar, garden, and so much more!

From the rooftop, you will get a panoramic view of Porto, which is more than enough on its own to have you dreaming of staying at the Torel Avantgarde! With a central location and every luxury you can imagine, a great vacation in Porto starts at Torel Avantgarde!

 

#10 – Ribeira Flats MyGod

Best Hotel in Porto Near the Luis I Bridge

Ribeira Flats MyGod

Ribeira Flats MyGod is our pick for the best hotel in Porto near the Luis I Bridge

  • $$
  • Pet-Friendly
  • Lounge
  • Garden

Putting you within minutes of the famous Luis I Bridge and the promenade along the river, Ribeira Flats is a more homey and intimate option when compared with the other hotels!

Owned by a local family, you are going to feel like you are one with the culture and people of Porto when staying in one of these cozy flats.

With lounges and a garden to make feel like this is your new home away from home and a location bringing all the best sites of Porto to your doorstep, Ribeira Flats MyGod is the perfect home base while exploring Porto!

 

#11 – NH Collection Porto Batalha

More Best Hotels in Porto

NH Collection Porto Batalha

NH Collection Porto Batalha is our pick for the more best hotels in Porto

  • $$$
  • Rooftop Terrace
  • Pool
  • Bar

No one wants a massive glass, tasteless hotel, Porto Batalha will have you staying in one of the stunning mansions which make the city of Porto the envy of all of Europe!

This gorgeous  4-star hotel will not only have you staying in one of the most historic districts of Porto, but you will also be a stone’s throw away from the city’s famous vineyards!

Looking to hang back at the hostel and relax? Porto Batalha is prepared to pamper you with its indoor pool, bar, jacuzzi, and even it’s very own restaurant!

 

#12 – Crowne Plaza Porto

Crowne Plaza Porto

Crowne Plaza Porto

  • $$
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Gym

Needing to inject a little more luxury into your holiday? Crowne Plaza Porto is a 5-star luxurious hotel which will have you living the high life without totally breaking the bank.

Other than the hotel’s classy decor and cheap rooms, Crowne Plaza will have their guests within in a few minutes reach of Porto’s famous vineyards!

You won’t have to go too far to find a drink though. With Crowne Plaza’s restaurant and bar, you can have all the best of Portuguese wine and cuisine from the comfort of your hotel!

 

#13 – Porto A S 1829 Hotel

Porto A S 1829 Hotel

Porto A S 1829 Hotel

  • $$$
  • Cafe
  • Tours
  • Laundry Service

If you are looking for one of the best hotels in Porto for both shopping and wine tasting then you should go ahead and book yourself into Porto A S 1829. Noted as one of the most historic hotels in Porto, this 4-star stay will have all the best boutique shops and vineyards close by!

The luxurious rooms are more enough on their own to make you fall in love with this hotel. When you finally manage to tear yourself away from your cozy bed, wake up to a delicious breakfast in the hotel’s very own cafe!

 

#14 – Eurostars Oporto

Eurostars Oporto

Eurostars Oporto

  • $$
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bike Rentals

If you are wanting to find that perfect hotel to base yourself out of while exploring the vineyards of the Portuguese countryside and the beauty of downtown Porto, you will find that Eurostars Oporto gives you the best of both worlds!

With a premium location perfect for wine tasting and exploring, this 4-star hotel will book you into some of the best tours in Porto. Looking to wander on your own? Eurostars Oporto also have bikes for hire so you can travel at your own pace!

 

#15 – PortoBay Hotel Teatro

PortoBay Hotel Teatro

PortoBay Hotel Teatro

  • $$$
  • Restaurant
  • Terrace
  • Bar

PortoBay Hotel Teatro has everything you need to experience Porti properly both inside its doors and out! With a location perfect for hitting all the best bars and restaurants, you are going to be sending your tastebuds to heaven every night! Wanting to relax at the hotel? You will have your very own bar and restaurant serving up the best of Portuguese cuisine!

No matter if you are looking to head out to the local vineyards, or take in the sites of the city of Porto, PortoBay Hotel Teatro will have you making this the vacation of a lifetime!

 

#16 – Vincci Porto

Vincci Porto

Vincci Porto

  • $$$
  • Terrace
  • Bar
  • Restaurant

Nothing can quite top the experience in staying in one of Porto’s most historic buildings. You can do just this when booking yourself in Vincci Porto, one of the top hotels along the stunning riverfront in Porto!

With a terrace where you can sip on your drink from the bar and soak up some rays, luxury comfort is the name of the game at Vincci Porto. With its own restaurant cooking up mouth-watering dishes to a bar which rivals all the best in Porto, you will have top-class service at your fingertips!

With a premium location excellent for exploring the best sites and restaurants of Porto, staying at Vincci Porto is a must!

 

#17 – HF Fenix Porto

HF Fenix Porto

HF Fenix Porto

  • $$
  • Restaurant
  • Terrace
  • Bar

Putting their guests in the vibrant Boavista District of Porto, this hotel is perfect for those tourists wanting to close to all the best music Portugal has to offer! HF Fenix Porto is just within a few minutes of the famous Casa da Musica! Wanting to tap your foot to a different tune? You will also find loads of bars and clubs nearby!

Although you will be just a short walk away from all the best that Porto has to offer, you don’t have to go too far away from the hotel to find luxury. With its very own restaurants and bar, you will find all the best places to eat and drink are actually within HF Fenis Porto itself!

 

Bonus Hotel!

Infante Sagres Luxury Historic Hotel

Infante Sagres Luxury Historic Hotel

Infante Sagres Luxury Historic Hotel

  • $$$$
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Pool

Saving one of the best hotels in Porto for last, we give you the luxurious 5-star Infante Sagres! There are very few hotels where looks alone will have you pressing that “book” button, but with its antique elegant decor, this is the very kind of hotel you have been dreaming of for ages!

With an outdoor terrace, pool, bar, and even a restaurant, you will find everything you could possibly need to make your vacation in Porto one for the books within Infante Sagres’ doors! These food and drinks are just the beginning, the vouge cafe is one of the best places in Porto to just lounge about with a book and coffee, and soak in the atmosphere of the hotel!

Putting you in the heart of the UNESCO old town, Infante Sagres is a hotel which will have you planning your next trip to Porto minutes after arriving home!

 

To conclude…

What is it about Porto that will make you fall in love more and more with this historic town? The cuisine, music, history, and stunning views of the Portuguese coast make Porto one of the most breathtaking and romantic cities in all of Europe!

Depending on what hotel you choose, your experience in Porto will be vastly different. From spending more time with locals in your very own flat to spending each night in a royal palace, there are so many ways to experience the vibrancy of Porto!

If you are still undecided on just where to call home in Porto, we can help you out. For us, Pestana Palacio do Freixo Pousada, is the only place to truly enjoy all the best things in this historic city and that what makes it our choice for the best hotel in Porto!

Getting ready to fill your wine glasses, your Porto adventure is just a few clicks away!

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About the Author Emma Johnson

Emma Johnson lives to travel! Born in Washington D.C., Emma is a hotel connoisseur and a staff writer at Hotel Jules. An army brat, Emma got the travel bug early and has never been able to stop. Now, she has proudly visited 70+ countries and plans to visit every country in the world! Passionate about her ukelele (obviously) and her family, Emma eventually wants to retire in Thailand and write a book about all of her travel experiences.