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InterContinental Porto - Palacio das Cardosas


Intercontinental Porto - Palacio das Cardosas

Welcome to the InterContinental Porto Palácio ds Cardosas .

The InterContinental Porto was born from the former Palacio das Cardosas and has become a luxurious 5 star hotel. Situated in the historic center of Porto, the hotel has a privileged view of the emblematic Avenida dos Aliados. The InterContinental Porto - Palácio das Cardosas is one step away from the city's major tourist attractions and is the ideal hotel to get lost in the city of Porto. Book your stay

About Our Renovation
CHECK IN: 3pm (Early check in available)
CHECK OUT: 12pm (Late check out available)
FRONT DESK : +351-22-0035600

Languages Spoken By Staff

  • Portuguese
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Currency



    • Service Animals Allowed
    • The entire Hotel is adapted to disabled people, we have to rooms with bathrooms specially adapted to wheel chairs also, all of our Food & Beverage outlets are reachable through ramps.
    • Guestroom Accessibility Details
      • Wheelchair Accessible Closets
      • Furniture can be rearranged for added space
      • Wheelchair Accessible Rooms & Routes
      • Bathroom Cord/Button Emergency System
      • Bedroom Cord/Button Emergency System
      • Grab Bars/Adequate Maneuvering Space/Tall Toilets
      • Adequate Turning Space
      • Padded Plumbing/Clearance Beneath Vanity
    • Elevator Accessibility Details
      • All Level Elevator Access
      • Wheelchair Accessible Elevator
      • Elevator Near Accessible Rooms
    • Public Area Accessibility Details
      • Public Restroom: Padded Plumbing/Vanity Clearance
      • Public Restroom: Wheelchair Accessible Stalls
      • Wheelchair Accessible Hotel Entrance
      • Wheelchair Accessible Public Restroom
      • Restaurant Wheelchair Seating
      • Public Facilities Accessible
    • Parking Accessibility Details
      • Accessible Parking Spaces with Posted Signs
      • Disabled/Accessible Parking
      • Wheelchair Accessible Parking/2 Spaces


    • Subject to Hotel's approval. Please contact our reception for further details 00351 22 00 35 600. Maximum allowance per room is a small size dog up to 15kg The Pet fee is 30,00eur per night, excluding service dogs that are complimentary


      Standard Rooms, Suites, Business Center, Public Areas and Meeting Convention Space


    • Francisco de Sa Carneiro Airport (OPO)
    • Estimated taxi Cost : 25 EUR


    • Car parking is available
    • Parking Spaces/300 Spaces
    • Daily self parking fee : 29 EUR
    • Valet parking is available
    • Daily valet parking fee : 29 EUR
    • Guests have access to special parking rates at Cardosas Park, underneath the hotel.


    Welcome To Porto

    Tiago Morais

    I will be delighted to help you explore Porto one of most vibrant cities in Portugal.

    Astoria Brunch at the weekends
    Wellness Center by CC
    Aliados meeting room
    InterContinental Porto Palacio das Cardosas is the right place in the city center!
    Astoria Brunch at the weekends
    Weekends are for Brunch and we do it best!
    Wellness Center by CC
    Take a break! Come to Wellness by CC and just relax. You deserve it!
    Aliados meeting room
    If you are planning a meeting with your clients or employees; InterContinental Porto offers space of excellence, adapted to your needs.
    You will find the ideal atmosphere for a dream wedding.

    Discover more


    Dine in Porto


    Astoria Restaurant

    1:30 pm-4:30 am
    8:00 am-11:30 am

    Astoria Restaurant's sumptuous menu presents traditional Mediterranean and Portuguese cuisine with international touches. Our modern dishes preserve the taste and richness of classic cooking by using local, seasonal ingredients. Come and visit us

    Cardosas Bar Lounge

    Cardosas Bar Lounge

    11:30 am-2:00 am

    Cardosas Bar showcases superb cocktails and fabulous port wines in refined surrounds. The bar's elegant decor is in the grand style of a traditional British library. Arrive for afternoon tea and you can sample a selection of pastries as you take in the magnificent view over the city centre.

    Cardosas Bar Lounge
    Astoria Restaurant
    Cardosas Bar Lounge
    Executive Room or Suite

    Standard Rooms

    Guest Room Photo
    Standard Rooms

    Executive Rooms

    Executive Room Photo
    Executive Rooms


    Suite Photo

    Standard Rooms

    Deluxe room have an area of approximately 24m2 an views of Patio das Cardosas a very quite and modern pedestrian square . Complete marble bathroom with bath and shower . Rooms available with King bed or twin beds . Mini bar and Free wifi available in all rooms .
    Our Deluxe rooms overlook the courtyard of Cardosas, the Estacao de Sao Bento, and the Clerigos Tower
    Very quite rooms , all rooms have unique features in their architecture. Maximum occupancy is 2 Adults . Non-Smoking Room, Twin or double bed, free Wi Fi .
    Guest Room Photo

    Executive Rooms

    Our elegantly appointed Executive rooms offer a charming and sophisticated retreat in the heart of the city. Pour yourself a drink from the minibar and enjoy the views over Liberdade Square, or pamper yourself in the marble bathroom, which comes complete with a walk-in shower and separate bathtub.
    Our Executive rooms have a view over the city center ,or the Sao Bento train station or Clerigos Tower
    Great view, free Wifi connection, mini bar, LCD TV screen, spacious rooms
    Executive Room Photo


    Leave your concerns behind by booking an elegant Junior Suite. These chic, spacious suites feature a separate living room where you can unwind, and a lovely balcony with glorious views of the Avenida dos Aliados. Modern extras include a Nespresso coffee-maker, and exclusive Anne Semonin toiletries.
    Our Junior Suites have a priveliged view over the city center and our Duplex Suites give clients a view of the Porto Cathedral
    Our Duplex Suites are two floor rooms, with a separate living room, two bathrooms, free Wifi connection, mini bar, extra bed
    Suite Photo
    Standard Rooms
    Executive Rooms
    The Highlights

    At InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, we offer an array of services to suit your every occasion.






    Find out more about our meetings and events experience, and how we can help make every meeting a success. 

    View our ebrochure

    Porto, twice elected as European Best Destination, is in the international spotlight and is today one of the most attractive cities to visit. It is one of the oldest cities in Europe and its’ rich cultural heritage invites you to a journey through time.

    Some of the suggested stops in the city are the Historical Centre, World Heritage by UNESCO, and the gastronomy and premium wines, promising a memorable experience in the city.


    Eat & Drink is a “must do” experience if you are visiting Porto. Through the Historical Centre’s streets there are several Tascas and restaurants where you can taste indigenous delicacies such as “Francesinha” or “Tripas à Moda do Porto”.

    At the table there will be no shortage of Cod Fish dishes, which, in Portugal, are cooked in 1001 different ways.


    The typology of the city allows visiting the main touristic spots on foot or by metro. Among the activities in Downtown, it is possible to visit Ribeira and contemplate the beauty of the Douro riverbanks.

    Through the streets leading to the riverbank, there are several Museums open all year, that share in an interactive way, the history of the city.

    For everything you need in Porto or beyond, our Concièrge Service is on hand to assist you and to make reservations on your behalf. 


    Porto’s Downtown, where the hotel is located, is the perfect spot for shopping and buying traditional and original souvenirs.

    In the Cardosas block you can find fancy stores such as Fashion Clinic, jewelry shops, chocolates and traditional pastry, among others.

    Nearby, on Passeio dos Clérigos, you can find some of the most prestigious international brands. All in an environment full of liveliness.


    The real ex-libris of the city. The history of the city is not complete without mentioning Port wines. Known and valued throughout the world, these wines inherited the whole essence and wisdom of generations.

    To get involved in this wine universe, accept the suggestion, take a boat cruise on Douro River and visit one of the several Port Wine Cellars with guided tours and tastings, available all year round.

    With a privileged location in the heart of the city, Intercontinental Porto offers a set of facilities to make your experience memorable.

    The hotel features elegant and comfortable meeting rooms, with a palatial style, perfect for your special events such as wedding receptions, dinner parties, christenings or communions, with the capacity to host over 100 people.

    We highlight the Square meeting room, full of natural light and sophisticated décor - one of the most emblematic spaces of the city and the golden key to surprise your guests. The perfect place to celebrate special and unforgettable moments.

    For more information, contact:, or call: +351 22 0035600

    To relax, you can enjoy the wellness centre, open everyday with reinvigorating treatments and massages, ideal to have a fulfilling experience in the city.

    A relaxed and elegant area with top-notch professionals and certified wellness and beauty products.

    Wellness Center
    The Essentials
    Find services for business, fitness, children and more

    Fee Based and Staff Assisted Services

    • Shoe Shine
    • Doctor on Call
    • Dry Cleaning Pickup or Laundry Valet
    • Same Day Dry Cleaning
    • Foreign Currency Exchange
    • Storage Space Available
    • Theater Ticket Desk
    • Valet Service
    • Baby Sitting
    • Nanny for Hire
    • Interpretation Translation
    • Housekeeping Daily
    • Service available every day and 24H for guests. Turn down service is also available from 6PM

    Other Services

    • Turndown Service
    • Private Limousine
    • Business Center
    • 24 Hour Business Center
    • Printer
    • Copying Services
    • Scanner
    • Office Supplies Available
    • Courier Service
    • Email and Internet
    • Facsimile Services
    • PC's available in Business Center
    • Technical Concierge
    • Unstaffed Business Center
    • Secretarial Services



    The hotel has two superb meeting rooms and 150m² of event space prepared for any type of function, from corporate meetings to incentive trips and elaborate gala dinners for up to 80 people. The fully equipped business centre is available at any time


    • Great hotel, in a great location. Rooms are both beautiful and comfortable. The staff is very friendly, especially the concierge.

      -Pushkin02, Tel Aviv
    • Great Hotel with excellent service, comfortable rooms and courteous service. I recommend this property to all travelers (business or leisure) visiting Porto.

      -EduBitte, Sao Paulo, Brazil
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    FAQs for InterContinental Porto - Palacio das Cardosas

    • No, InterContinental Porto - Palacio das Cardosas does not offer free parking. Self-parking is available for a daily fee of 29 EUR.

    • At InterContinental Porto - Palacio das Cardosas, self-parking is available for a daily rate of 29 EUR and valet parking is available for a daily rate of 29 EUR.

    • No, InterContinental Porto - Palacio das Cardosas does not have a pool.

    • Check-in at InterContinental Porto - Palacio das Cardosas is from 3pm, and check-out time is 12pm. Contact the hotel directly for options available for early check-in or late check-out.

    • Yes, the InterContinental Porto - Palacio das Cardosas offers free WiFi!

    • InterContinental Porto - Palacio das Cardosas has 1 restaurant.

    • Yes, there is an onsite fitness center at InterContinental Porto - Palacio das Cardosas.

    • Rates for accommodations at InterContinental Porto - Palacio das Cardosas vary by season. For your rate options, please input your dates.

    • The InterContinental Porto - Palacio das Cardosas has 105 guest rooms. Enter your dates to view available rooms for your stay.

    • Pets are welcome at InterContinental Porto - Palacio das Cardosas. Our Pet Policy: Subject to Hotel's approval. Please contact our reception for further details 00351 22 00 35 600. Maximum allowance per room is a small size dog up to 15kg The Pet fee is 30,00eur per night, excluding service dogs that are complimentary.