Porto Palacio Congress Hotel & Spa
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
TravelPod Member ReviewsPorto Palacio Congress Hotel & Spa
The Congress Hotel was an executive convention hotel . . .pricy but you get what you pay for. . . . and this hotel was Exceptional.
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It took just over 2 hours after leaving Sao. Martinho to get to Porto where we managed to get a room at the Mercure, nothing marvellous but the town is full of tourists so there was little choice. The hotel is based on St Katarina Square and so after unpacking we wandered down the street, lots of great shops and eating places. Helen did a little shopping, then it was time to eat but after wandering down ...
... 9 and 10am. I arrived at about eleven. Did some washing at the most high tech laundromat I have ever seen run by a lovely woman who is obviously very passionate about laundry! While my clothes were churning away under her watchful eye, I went for a walk and stumbled across a place called The Portugese Cock. Ceramic roosters are the unofficial symbol of Portugal and are found in souvenir shops everywhere . There are many versions of the legend of the Rooster of Carceros ...
... sure was loud enough for me to enjoy and soak in. I have yet to meet someone here who isn't friendly either. I was wandering around and I stopped to look at a menu of what looked like it a family run diner. While admiring that the prices in Porto were down out of the Euro stratosphere and actually very reasonable, I I felt a tug on my shirt. Instinctively I grabbed my backpack tight but it turned out to be one of the owners of the diner. This older ...