Pestana Palácio Do Freixo


This beautiful Pousada is situated just upstream from the historical old town of Oporto on the bank of the Douro river. Built around 1742, the Palácio do Freixo (Freixo Palace) is one of the most remarkable examples of Portuguese baroque architecture in Porto. Designed by the well-known architect Nasoni, this palace was built on the orders of the Dean of Oporto Cathedral, a wealthy nobleman, who was responsible for bringing the famous Italian architect to the city.The communal areas are elegantly decorated with frescoes and stately furniture. This beautiful Pousada flawlessly combines classic luxury with contemporary comfort. The hotel has a restaurant, an infinity pool and an indoor heated pool, a Spa with a Turkish bath, and is only a few km from Porto’s main shopping district.

How To Arrive

The Pousada is located in Porto, a 20 minute drive drive from Porto Airport.


This luxury Pousada is in a prime location in Porto city with stunning views over the Douro River and is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.


  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Outdoor pool (seasonal)
  • Heated indoor pool
  • Spa (cost)
  • Safe at reception
  • Air conditioning
  • Disabled facilities
  • Free WiFi


  • Cathedral of Porto
  • Episcopal Palace of Porto
  • São Francisco Church
  • Carmo Church
  • Ribeira Elevator
  • Lello & Irmãos Bookstore
  • Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Soares Dos Reis Museum
  • Port Wine Museum
  • Infante House
  • Almeida Garrett House
  • Ordem Terceira Of S. Francisco Museum
  • São Francisco Xavier Fort
  • Molhe Porto’s Custom House
  • São Miguel–O–Anjo Lighthouse
  • Art Galleries
  • Planetarium
  • Cordoaria Garden
  • Palácio De Cristal Gardens

Nearest Paradores

  • Pousada de Guimarães (Sta Marinha) 54 km
  • Pousada de Guimarães (Oliveira) 54 km
  • Pousada de Viana do Castelo 77 km
  • Pousada de Braga 59 km
  • Pousada de Murtosa (Torreira) 67 km

Room Types & Prices

CLASSIC ROOM – From € 144.00 / night

SUPERIOR – From € 183.00 / night

SUPERIOR DELUXE – From € 210.00 / night

JUNIOR SUITE – From € 230.00 / night

STANDARD SUITE – From € 298.00 / night

SUITE NASONI – From € 436.00 / night