HR19 Porto 28 April - 1 May 2019


The city of Porto is served by a wide variety of hotels, of all shapes, sizes and prices!

As April/May is a fairly busy season in Porto, we recommend that you book your accommodation as soon as possible.

HR19’s venue, the Alfândega do Porto, recommends a number of hotels that less than 25 minutes’ walk from the venue. You can see this list in the table below:


Hotel Hotel Size Distance from Venue Walking Time from Venue
Intercontinental Palácio das Cardosas 105 rooms 1.5km 18 minutes
Infante de Sagres 73 rooms 2km 17 minutes
Hotel Carrís 90 rooms 0.5km 10 minutes
Pestana Porto 48 rooms 0.5km 11 minutes
Hotel Teatro 74 rooms 1.5km 18 minutes
Best Western Inca 62 rooms 2.5km 17 minutes
Mercure Batalha 149 rooms 2.5km 22 minutes
Hotel da Bolsa 34 rooms 0.5km 10 minutes
Grande Hotel do Porto 94 rooms 2km 25 minutes

HRI would also like to recommend the Vincci Porto Hotel, which is a 14-minute walk along the river from the Alfândega.

If you are using a hotel booking site such as, you can search for hotels by distance from the Alfândega (search for Centro de Congressos da Alfândega do Porto, Porto, Região do Norte, Portugal).

If you would prefer the flexibility of an apartment stay, rather than a hotel, there are a huge number of options to choose from. When booking on, use ‘Alfândega, Porto’ as your searching point. Apartments are very reasonably priced in Porto.

Turismo de Portugal also has an extensive list of hotels on their website.

Portugal-based accommodation providers Host Wise are happy to offer delegates a 15% discount when booking through this link, which will direct you to their available apartments during the conference period (27 April – 2 May). Host Wise provides luxurious apartments which are usually less expensive than a hotel room, offering a real Porto experience. Please use the filters available to find the most suitable apartment for you, making sure to check the distance from the conference venue, the Alfândega. If you have any questions for Host Wise, please contact Renato or André using the following details:

Renato Chainho (Manager): (+351) 91 896 33 31 /
André Araújo (Business Analyst):

When booking your accommodation, please bear in mind that the city of Porto has some steep slopes down to the river – if you have any concerns, it is recommended that you check with your hotel (before booking) that your daily journey to the venue will be manageable.

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