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Pousada Do Porto - Palacio Do Freixo Photo of Pousada Do Porto - Palacio Do Freixo, Porto Without a doubt, Pousada Do Porto - Palacio Do Freixo is the most eye-catching historic hotel in Porto. It is open in a magnificent palace that dates back to the 18th century. The look of the hotel never ceases to amaze visitors with its luxury. The spacious hall has high ceilings with old frescos. In accordance with traditions of the past, it is decorated with elegant wooden furniture and carpets with intricate patterns. All guest rooms feature classic aristocratic style, and some rooms still have small square windows with wooden frames. The adjusting territory is no less beautiful – the hotel is surrounded by a lovely landscape garden. In warmer months, guests are always welcome to swim in the outdoor swimming pool.
Hotel Infante De Sagres The luxurious Hotel Infante De Sagres is no less attractive from a historical point of view. The old building, in which the hotel is open, has many original elements of décor. Travelers, who visit Infante De Sagres, will see beautiful marble stairs with carved wooden banisters, massive wooden beams in both public areas and guest rooms, and ceilings with amazing fretworks. Modern design elements only skillfully underline the refined style of the past. Furniture and table lamps in retro style, elegant marble elements, and posh chandeliers look very authentic. However, visitors will see many genuine antique items in the design – fancy vases, old paintings, and massive crystal chandeliers.
Castelo Santa Catarina Photo of Castelo Santa Catarina, Porto (Porto) The high class Castelo Santa Catarina is also open in a strikingly beautiful old castle. All guest rooms are made in the style of the beginning of the 20th century and feature charming wooden beds with high hand carved headboards, small mahogany coffee tables, and many other antique furniture pieces. The design looks complete with skillful draping and textiles of pastel colors, and old paintings in the rooms only add luxury and authenticity to the look. In public areas, it is also possible to see many interesting decorations – fragments of old mosaics on the floor, wonderful frescos and tiles with the national motifs on the walls. The historic hotel is surrounded by a large landscaped garden with numerous exotic flowers and plants.
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Hotel Boa – Vista Travelers, who want to indulge themselves in the atmosphere of the past, are recommended to take a look at Hotel Boa – Vista . This comfortable hotel is open in a fully restored building that dates back to the 19th century and offers guests to stay in the rooms with panoramic views of the Duero River. Only a couple minute long walk separates the hotel from a popular beach. Elegant furniture made of light wood and premium textiles in calm shades were selected for the design of guest rooms. Narrow rounded shape windows with massive wooden frames add a special charm to Boa – Vista. There are small balconies in some rooms. The historical hotel is not deprived of modern amenities – there are an excellent Portuguese cuisine restaurant and a modern fitness center with up-to-date equipment.
Grande Hotel do Porto Photo of Grande Hotel do Porto, Porto Grande Hotel do Porto is open in a beautiful building in the central part of Porto. The design of the hotel is full of the historical charm, but it’s not deprived of modern features. There are old marble columns in the hall of the building. The area is decorated with beautiful carpets and charming crimson ottomans. The atmosphere of aristocratism reigns in guest rooms. Some rooms have walls covered with retro wallpapers in historical style, and in some rooms, guests will find interesting collections of antique furniture. The hotel features a rich collection of paintings; old chandeliers and torches attached to the walls can be seen everywhere.
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