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Hotel Palanca

Hotel with bar/lounge, near Casa da Musica

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Rua Faria Guimaraes 779, Porto, 4200-291, Portugal
  • Great place biut a good walk from the centre of town

    Oct 3, 2019

  • The front desk staff was very nice and very helpful. The hotel is clean and the rooms are…

    Aug 10, 2019

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  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 35 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Car rentals on site
  • Self-serve laundry

For families

  • Television
  • Laundry facilities
  • Elevator
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Satellite TV service
  • Free self parking

What’s around

  • In Paranhos
  • Casa da Musica - 33 min walk
  • Porto Cathedral - 33 min walk
  • Ribeira Square - 37 min walk
  • Dom Luis I Bridge - 38 min walk
  • Porto City Hall - 23 min walk

Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Single Room
  • Double Room
  • Twin Room


Rua Faria Guimaraes 779, Porto, 4200-291, Portugal
  • In Paranhos
  • Casa da Musica - 33 min walk
  • Porto Cathedral - 33 min walk

What’s around


  • In Paranhos
  • Casa da Musica - 33 min walk
  • Porto Cathedral - 33 min walk
  • Ribeira Square - 37 min walk
  • Dom Luis I Bridge - 38 min walk
  • Porto City Hall - 23 min walk
  • Bolhao Market - 24 min walk
  • Dragao Stadium - 29 min walk
  • University of Porto - 34 min walk
  • Holy Trinity Church - 21 min walk
  • Town Hall Square - 24 min walk

Getting around

  • Dr. Francisco de Sa Carneiro Airport (OPO) - 13 min drive
  • São Bento Station - 27 min walk
  • Contumil Station - 5 min drive
  • Aguas Santas - Palmilheira Station - 6 min drive
  • Marquês Station - 7 min walk
  • Faria Guimarães Station - 10 min walk
  • Combatentes Station - 11 min walk

At a glance

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 35 rooms


  • Check-in time 3 PM-11 PM
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Onsite parking limited

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Multilingual staff


  • Elevator


  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts

  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)

Be entertained

  • TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Stay connected

  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Palanca
  • Hotel Palanca Hotel Porto
  • Hotel Palanca Porto
  • Palanca Hotel
  • Palanca Porto
  • Hotel Palanca Hotel
  • Hotel Palanca Porto

Optional extras

Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 2.50 for adults and EUR 2.50 for children (approximately)


This property accepts credit cards.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 2.00 per person, per night, up to 7 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 13 years of age.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.


  • Yes, Hotel Palanca does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spots may be limited.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 3 PM - 11 PM. Check-out time is noon.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Sabores de Basto (4-min walk), PAJÚ (6-min walk), and Mamma Mia (7-min walk).
  • No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Casino Espinho (19-min drive) is nearby.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Port Douro Food

    Easy access to Metro. Staff knowledgeable about tours, such as port cruise up tne Douro for wine tasting, will book it for you. Good Wifi.

    3 night trip, May 3, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Amazing hotel

    Amazing hotel best in porto better service then most 4 star

    Harminder, 6 night trip, Mar 28, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Good hotel for good price.

    Good hotell and helpfull straff. 15-20min walk to City center. Shower head not possible to stay in position. Breakfast simple but ok.

    Rolf, 2 night romance trip, Feb 15, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Ok hotel close to metro

    Close to metro. Staff at reception very helpful. Shower holder broken. Breakfast ok. May be a touch expensive for the condition but ok. May consider to stay again

    3 night trip, Oct 27, 2018

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  • 8.0.Very good

    when I got there room was smell then I got a new room - thank you for good service normal breakfast - bread ham cheese coffee tea resonable price far from center but ok walk to metro station about 10 min.

    Ying, 4 night romance trip, Oct 2, 2018

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  • 10.0.Exceptional


    Porto was amazing the hotell was amazing

    Anthony, 3 night trip, Sep 9, 2018

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  • 10.0.Exceptional


    Bom hotel, limpo, bem localizado (pra quem não quer ficar no movimento grande) e com funcionários prestativos a atenciosos

    CARLOS, 10 night family trip, Feb 25, 2020

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Parking appréciable dans le centre

    Max, 1 night trip, Dec 29, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Hôtel très correct d’un excellent rapport qualité prix. Un très bon accueil, en français 😄, et de très bons conseils pour les visites.

    Philippe, 1 night trip, Oct 17, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    La struttura è situata in un punto abbastanza centrale e vicino alla fermata del metrò. Dispone di un garage privato molto comodo, il personale è gentilissimo e tutto l'insieme è pulitissimo.

    2 night romance trip, Oct 12, 2019

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