Vintage House Hotel

Location: Porto & The Douro | Portugal & Madeira

Price guide: £££££ £100-£200 per person per night

With the Vintage House Hotel's prime location in the Douro Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site of natural and architectural beauty, and one of the oldest and most prestigious wine locations in Europe, there's nowhere better to retreat to than this 18th-century wine estate.
Perfect forCouples looking for an idyllic escape to the country.
In the knowThe Douro Valley is divided into three sub regions each with their own microclimate. Vintage House Hotel lies in the Cima Corgo region, which accounts for nearly half of the valley’s wine production.

Recommended for...

  • Food & Wine
  • History & Heritage
  • Landscapes & Scenery
  • Short Break

Hotel Overview

Sense of Place

The Vintage House Hotel sits on the banks of the Douro River - it is so close to the riverside that it gives the illusion that the hotel is floating on the water as you look out of the window.

Rooms at Vintage House Hotel

Comfort is the key ingredient for the rooms here. Add in views of the river or the iconic Douro railway line that extends into the scenic terraced vineyards and you have the perfect place in which to unwind and relax. With most of the rooms and suites offering their own private balcony, you won’t be short of spots to admire the views. The master suites are the height of luxury and comfort, featuring king-sized beds, a lounge area with sofas and armchairs, a separate dining table and a grand granite fireplace.

Food & Drink

The Vintage House Hotel offers three dining experiences. The River Room serves up not only meals but gorgeous views of the river and is where guests enjoy a breakfast buffet feast in the morning, while the Rabelo restaurant offers a more sophisticated dining experience with an à la carte menu that combines all the flavours of the Douro region. The Library Bar is the perfect spot to cosy up by the fireplace with a good book and a cup of coffee or a glass of wine.


The gardens are a peaceful location to sit back and relax while taking in the views, or, if something a little more energetic is required, there is an outdoor pool and a tennis court.

Activities at Vintage House Hotel

Enjoy a range of wine-tasting experiences and explore the endless rows of the verdant vineyards and the medieval Romanesque architecture of the region. The Vintage House Hotel is the ideal place to learn more about Portuguese wines - it has a Wine Academy and has regular wine courses and tastings.

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Hotel location

The Vintage House Hotel is approximately 1.5 hours from Porto’s international airport.

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