In a prime location in the historic city centre, the
Pestana Pousada Porto – Historic Hotel is the ideal choice for those who want to get a feel of the city’s lively atmosphere on foot, and enjoy all the comfort, quality of service and attention to detail that characterise the
Pousadas de Portugal.
The Pestana Pousada Porto – Historic Hotel is located on
Rua das Flores, a a pedestrianised street, where you can find arts and crafts and new designer shops, restaurants and cafés and where you can watch street performances and see works of art. This street is one of the
city’s most photographed and is within walking distance of the city’s main attractions, including the
the Misericórdia Church,
the Avenida dos Aliados and
the Clérigos Tower. Rua das Flores is a well-known stopping point due to its entertainment and commerce, and also the historical interest of its historic buildings, some of which are more than five centuries old.
The Pestana Pousada do Porto – Historic Hotel is located in one of these buildings, perfectly reflecting the
area’s architectural style. During its restoration, the characteristics of the original 18th century building were meticulously preserved. You can admire the vaulted ceilings and prominent stones now a feature of the decor of the Pousada de Portugal, where the intention is to combine this original aspect with a
modern and elegant ambience. As a tribute to the name of this street, details of
a variety of flowers form part of the decor. The
and suites have been carefully decorated and equipped to ensure quality and comfort during your stay. The neutral colours and wooden panels give this space a warm and sophisticated atmosphere.
P Gastro Bar of the Pousada extends an open invitation to its guests and visitors alike to take a
break and come enjoy some of the delicious
snacks that feature on its menu. This was the letter chosen to express the variety offered by this space, with is
cosmopolitan and informal atmosphere.
During your stay, in the heart of the city, you can also take another break and swim in the
indoor swimming pool, relax in the sauna or exercise in the
fitness centre. The Pestana Pousada do Porto – Historic Hotel also has a
meeting room ideal for business activities and a cool
inner courtyard well-known for its hanging garden.
The city of Porto is the second largest in the country and has recently been cited as the
best European destination for an urban getaway due to its safety, quality of life and tourist attractions. A city facing the
Douro River, combining cultural activities, cuisine and, of course, tastings of the famous Porto wine.
The rooms and suites have been carefully decorated and equipped to ensure
quality and comfort during your stay. The neutral colours in contrast to the wooden panels and darkened mirrors endow each room with an ambience of
comfort and sophistication. The rooms are functional and are equipped with plasma TV, free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, a minibar, sound-proof windows and bathroom with a shower. Comfortable and contemporary, they feature a decor with references to the city of
Porto and Rua
das Flores in particular.
RESTAURANT AND SERVICES
To start the day well, the
“Pousada Breakfast” is served, a delicious breakfast that highlights the
quality and freshness of the ingredients and offers a variety of typical Portuguese delicacies from the north of the country. The environment of this space extends to the
small peaceful paradise in contrast to the frenzy of Rua das Flores. The
P Gastro Bar extends the concept to snacks to enjoy during the day and has a menu with various drinks, where port wine is a must. The Pousada de Portugal also has an
indoor swimming pool and
fitness centre and a
DESTINATION AND LOCATION
The Pestana Pousada Porto – Historic Hotel celebrates
Portuguese-ness, whether through the preservation of its setting, or by offering services that set the Pousadas de Portugal brand apart. Located in the historic
centre of Porto, Portugal’s second largest city, the Pousada is a short distance from Ribeira
(a UNESCO World Heritage Site ), the iconic Torre dos Clérigos and the Misericórdia Church, with easy access to other places of interest. The São Bento train station is only a 5-minute walk away, while Porto’s airport is just 15 minutes by car.
Porto is the
second largest city in Portugal, with a strong element of trade and industry, spectacular monuments and various cultural events. There is no shortage of activities here, including a visit to
Casa da Música, the Serralves
Foundation and the Soares dos Reis Museum, as well as taking a stroll through the