This magnificent wine hotel, named after a British family of wine merchants, is just one kilometre away from the centre of Porto. Surrounded by 2.5 hectares of exotic gardens on the banks of the Douro River, it provides its guests with the ideal combination of refined wine production and luxurious hospitality. All rooms are spacious and classically decorated with the finest luxurious materials and offer beautiful views. Definitely treat yourself to dinner in the refined gourmet restaurant with two two Michelin stars with its gigantic wine cellar.
Newlyweds get a room upgrade according to availability and a bottle of Porto. All clients of Caractère receive a free tour of the wine cellar.
This hotel is open all year round.
Check-in is possible from 3 pm. Check-out is at the latest at noon.
Price from 485 euros.
All rooms are spacious and classically decorated with the most luxurious materials and overlook the gardens, the Douro river and Porto's old town. They are all equipped with a terrace, parquet or carpeted floors, telephone, TV, air conditioning, heating, safe, free Wi-Fi, and minibar. In the bathroom you will find a bath or a shower, a toilet, a hairdryer, a magnifying mirror, bathrobes and slippers.
The superior deluxe is our favourite room type.
The heated Infinity outdoor swimming pool is open from April to October, depending on the weather conditions. Loungers, parasols and a pool bar are available.
It is possible to rent bikes. There is an impressive wellness centre with a free heated indoor pool, relaxation room, fitness sauna, and hammam. You can also enjoy massages and treatments, including the renowned 'Caudalie Vinothérapie'.
There is an extensive and high-quality breakfast buffet in the 'Orangerie', which you can enjoy on the terrace in fine weather. Refined gourmet dishes are prepared in 'The Yeatman Restaurant', which offers a panoramic view. The restaurant was awarded two Michelin stars and serves dishes with a contemporary touch by Ricardo Costa, one of Portugal's leading chefs, accompanied by top Portuguese wines. You can also enjoy a light meal on the poolside terrace.
The hotel is in a peaceful location, in the old heart of Vila Nova de Gaia and surrounded by 2.5 hectares of exotic gardens, on the banks of the Douro river and close to the old port wine cellars. Porto's historic centre is 1 kilometre away.
Porto airport is 17 kilometres away.
A transfer between Porto airport and the hotel is available for 45 euros per journey.
You can park your car in the private car park for 20 euros per day per car.
Beautifully located hotel, close to Porto's historic centre, with stylish décor, spacious rooms, sophisticated cuisine and very good service. It is ideal for exploring Porto and discovering its finest wines!