Porto Palacio Hotel

Av Boavista 1269, Porto, Northern Portugal, 4100-130, Portugal | 5 star hotel
Prices starting from $108.00

Travel Blogs from Porto

Suits and Conferences Don't Match

A travel blog entry by homeworkfilms


... night we all gathered at the conference dinner where we ate cod (a national specialty) and quiche along with an egg broule desert that was quite delicious. Unfortunately Portuguese food tends to be rather bland. The tables weren't even supplied with salt and pepper to liven things up.

On Friday more sessions were attended and coffee breaks held. I took a lovely walk with a colleague of mine down tot he river that runs through ...


A travel blog entry by annsplace


Diogo picked us up at 10am and took us to Belem, a suburb of Lisbon on the coast. Had a very interesting morning and because I am a bit behind with my blog will rely mainly on photos. Weather still hot. Had lunch at a little restaurant on the water then went looking for the bakery which has the best Portuguese tarts (in Portugal I guess) After much searching we couldn't find it so guess we ...

Oysters, sardines and plastic hammers!

A travel blog entry by travelswithelsa


... town was transformed: very loud festive Portuguese music was blaring through speakers from open windows, cake stalls, tables and chairs appeared on the side-walks and strange smells emanated as big sardines and meat were being barbequed on the walkways. The whole city sprung to life: silly plastic hammers and squeaky toys were bought from street vendors and adults and children hit us on the head as part of this strange celebration that mixes the sacred ...

Oporto..... gotta love this city!

A travel blog entry by livingthedream


Been so many times, but just continues to get better and better every time….no surprise it keeps winning tourism awards.
Take a step back in time and walk the cobblestone streets of this beautiful city. Let’s not forget the food!! Francesinhas, Bifana’s, Sardines, Frango and of course Natas (Portuguese tarts).



A travel blog entry by roganna


... is a bit grittier than the other places we´ve been in Portugal. The people of Porto claim they´re working too hard to worry about being pretty. The saying goes "Coimbra studies, Lisbon parties, and Porto works." Our headquarters here are at the Pensao Avenida, on Avenida dos Aliados, the main urban street of Porto. It's lined with elaborate Art Nouveau and Art Deco buildings (which I can now recognize b/c of my design course!). Located at the mouth of the Duoro River where ...

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    TravelPod Member ReviewsPorto Palacio Hotel

    Reviewed by jackies-world

    Palacio Congress Hotel

    Reviewed Oct 15, 2010
    by (9 reviews) Anchorage , United States Flag of United States

    The Congress Hotel was an executive convention hotel . . .pricy but you get what you pay for. . . . and this hotel was Exceptional.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Porto Palacio Hotel

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding