Travelling to the Douro Valley? It’s a beautiful part of the world and a great place to learn about the best Douro wine.
Now that you know you are going it’s time to find your top pick of Douro Valley hotels.
In this where to stay in Douro Valley article we will help you find the best Douro Valley accommodation for your needs and budget. So whether you are looking for Douro Valley luxury hotels, wine hotels in Douro or budget accommodation we’ve got you covered.
Douro is a great place to visit not only for the amazing scenery, but also lovely towns, museums and ancient ruins.The in-town accommodation is very handy if you are using public transport. If travelling by car you can stay in the countryside and take full advantage of the beautiful landscape.
Hotels in Douro Peso da Régua
Peso da Régua or simply Régua as it is called by locals, is the region’s largest riverside town. Set in the surrounding countryside are some of the best quintas in Douro, country estates producing port. Régua makes for a convenient base for your Douro Valley wine tour, a Douro river cruise, or a scenic Douro Valley train ride.
Hotel Régua Douro ∗∗∗∗
Located in town close to the railway station on the banks of the river making it ideal for a Douro Valley boat tour. There are 67 bedrooms and 10 suites with A/c, free wifi and satillite TV. There is an outdoor pool and restaurant serving traditional Portuguese food. Look for a room facing the river for wonderful views from the balcony.
Hotel Quinta Vallado ∗∗∗∗
Quinta do Vallado, built in 1716, is one of the oldest and best quintas in the Douro Valley. It is located about 10 minutes away by car from the town of Régua. This wine hotel offers 5 rooms in an original 18th century manor house and a further 8 in the contemporary schist-clad hotel next door. The rooms in the manor house are furnished according to their 18th century surroundings with lots of antiques. The 8 rooms in the new hotel are more minimalistic. Beautiful gardens, an outdoor pool and sun terrace surround the hotel.
Hotel Vila Galé Douro Collection ∗∗∗∗
Opposite Régua with stunning views over the river and Douro Valley vineyards. Within walking distance of Régua (about a 30 minute walk). The 38 rooms are spread over five floors. There are large indoor and outdoor swimming pools and a luxurious spa.
Original Douro Hotel ∗∗
Housed in a beautifully renovated building in a central location in Peso de Régua just 400m from the Douro Museum and a few meters from the river bank. This boutique hotel in the Douro Valley is a perfect base for your Douro tours. The 18 bedrooms have A/c, free wifi and bathroom ensuite.
Império Hotel ∗∗
At the Império Hotel you won’t have to sacrifice location and comfort if travelling on a budget. The hotel is just across the road from the train station in a very central location. The 33 rooms offer A/c, private bathrooms and free wifi.
Other Accommodation in Peso da Régua
InDouro Hostel & Wine Bar
Perfect location in the centre of town the decor is modern and bright. Accommodation is provived in double and triple rooms, all offer A/c, a private bathroom, and free wifi. There is a restaurant, lounge and wine bar and also a shared kitchen if you’d like to prepare your own food.
Located in Régua 400m from the Douro museum and a few metres from the riverbank. This apartment has one bedroom with a double bed and a sofa bed in the living area. There is a fully equipped kitchenettte and separate bathroom with shower. This apartment offers A/c, satillite TV, and river views.
Hospedaria Vale do Rodo Guesthouse
Located 2.2 km from Régua in the countryside, run by the friendly Senhor Carlos Tomás and his wife. The bedrooms offer TV and private bathroom.
Douro Valley Hotels Pinhão
Pinhão is located in the heart of the Douro about 27 km from Régua, in the upper Douro Valley. This small town is attractively set by a broad stretch of the river and is a perfect place to stay if you are visiting the Douro Valley wine region. The wonderful Porto to Douro Valley train – one of the country’s most spectacular routes passes through Pinhão Douro.
The Vintage House Douro ∗∗∗∗∗
This 18th century wine lodge was part of the port makers, Taylor’s estate. They converted it into one of the best Douro luxury hotels. All rooms have balconies providing breathtaking views over the Douro River and surrounding vineyards. There is a beautiful swimming pool beside the river and a wine shop specialising in the best of the region. We stayed here on our recent trip, it is one of our favourite places to stay in Douro for views, and one of the best breakfasts we’ve ever had!
Quinta de la Rosa
Just 1km from Pinhão, Quinta de la Rosa is a working vineyard and winery. You can choose from their eclectic range of accommodation. Stay in the original Quinta house with it’s 100 year history or in the Quinta’s designed vineyard accommodation. All 23 rooms have views of the Douro and guests have use of a swimming pool.
Quinta do Portal/Casa Das Pipas
The vineyards are located 11km north of Pinhão. Casa das Pipas is a wine hotel located within the vineyards of Quinta do Portal. At Casa das Pipas the ambience is cozy and relaxing, you can choose from a selection of different types of rooms. There is also a large outdoor swimming pool where you can enjoy the panoramic views.
Quinta Nova Luxury Winery House ∗∗∗∗
Located 16km southwest of Pinhão this 19th century manor house converted into a boutique wine hotel is situated next to the original winery built in 1764. The luxurous rooms decorated in a period style offer every possible comfort and overlook the river and the vineyards. Ferrão train station is very near the quinta and guests arriving by train can benefit from a free shuttle service between the train station and the quinta.
LBV House Hotel∗∗∗
This modern 3 star hotel is located in Pinhão most rooms feature a balcony overlooking the river and vineyards.
Hotel Douro ∗
This family run budget hotel is conveniently located just opposite the train station. The 14 rooms are basic and bright with A/c, private bathroom, and free wifi. Front rooms have a balcony with views of the river and vineyards.
Where to Stay in Provesende
Provesende is an unspoilt village high in the Alto Douro wine region approminately 11 km north of Pinhão. The surrounding countryside has some of the best views of the region.
Morgadio da Calçada ∗∗∗∗
Provesende’s most notable attraction is the 17th century manor house – Morgadio da Calçada. The rich history inside includes the original coloured ceilings and lots of antiques. Accommodation is provided in 8 rooms renovated in outhouses and stables. Bedrooms are furnished simply using local materials of slate and schist, but offer all the modern comforts. Enjoy a walk in the shaded gardens or relax by the outdoor pool. You can visit their old wine cellars and taste their highly acclaimed wine and port which come the hotel’s own vines produced in partnership with Dick Van Niepoort one of Douro’s best winemakers.
Mesão Provesende Guesthouse
A charming old house converted into a guesthouse and located in the village of Provesende. All rooms are spacious with private bathroom and TV. There is a restaurant, outdoor swimming pool and garden.
Where to Stay in São João da Pesqueira
This charming Douro town is situated 20km southeast of Pinhão in the heart of the Douro region. Attractions include well preserved manor houses and a wine museum. The surrounding area has a fabulous landscape of vineyards and a network of hiking trails.
Hotel PesqDouro ∗∗
Located in the town 400m from São João de Pesqueira Wine Museum. The 12 rooms and 4 suites offer modern, comfortable accommodation at affordable prices. It is a great base from which to explore the surrounding Upper Douro Valley.
House da Didy Apartment
Centrally located 500m from São João de Pesqueira Wine Museum, this apartment had two bedrooms and a fully equipped kitchen making it ideal for those who like to do their own cooking.
Ventozelo Hotel & Quinta
A historic 1000 acre farm located just outside the town of São João de Pesquiera. The original main building is 500 years old. The 29 rooms are spread across seven different whitewashed buildings with views across vineyards, olive and orange groves. The décor is simple and comfortable allowing the outside to dominate.
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