Vidago Palace

Vidago, Portugal
Neighborhood: Country Side

Virtuoso Amenities for your stay  

For 2018:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Complimentary buffet breakfast for two daily for duration of the stay (included in the room rate)
  • $100 USD equivalent Resort or Hotel credit to be utilized during stay (not combinable, not valid on room rate, no cash value if not redeemed in full)
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
Close
PROPERTY SIZE: 70 rooms
ROOM STYLE: Contemporary
VIBE: Sophisticated
Golf Landmarks Wellness

Vidago Palace

Neighborhood: Country Side
Address:
Parque de Vidago-Apartado 16
Vidago, 5425 307
Portugal
Nearest Airport:
Francisco Sá Carneiro (OPO)
84 mi / 135 km

Hotel Features

At the Hotel

Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Children's Programs
  • Conference Facilities
  • Internet Access
  • Lounge/Bar
  • Restaurant

Services

  • Babysitting Services
  • Concierge Desk
  • Laundry/Dry Cleaning/Pressing
  • Wakeup Calls
  • Wedding Services


Recreation
  • Fitness Center
  • Golf
  • Pool
  • Spa


In Your Room
  • Bathrobes
  • Mini Bar

About Us


The North of Portugal, located about one hour away from the city of Porto, has born a Palace that gained a new life, turning up later into a luxury resort. Built in 1910 at the end of the Edwardian era, inside a wooded property of several hectares, the Vidago Palace Hotel was promptly very much appreciated by the Portuguese elite of the time, taking up shape and transforming itself into an emblematic place for a certain food and art of living certain in European culture. The fame of Vidago Palace would keep going strong for several decades, availing national and international projection.
After great works of remodeling, the hotel reopens with the splendor, the Service and friendliness that made possible its fame with the The Leading Hotels of the World. Deeply rooted in the collective memory of several generations, a legend is reborn.
Pieces of craftsmen and luxury
The main responsible for this rebirth are interior architects - José Pedro Lopes Vieira & Diogo Rosa Lã – both who idealized the interiors decoration, along with Architect Álvaro Siza Vieira, who created the new Spa and Club House. The Hotel reminds us of the art of living of the great aristocratic houses of the Edwardian era valuing its architectural heritage. Foremen were hired among the best craftsmen of each specialty to return to the hotel its brightness and its aura.
Currently the Vidago Palace offers 70 bedrooms and suites, as several wide reception areas: conference and meeting rooms, bars, smoke room, and spacious salons for large events. All of each claims the charm and elegance, in mingle in the comfort of many detailssuch as the quality of the fabrics (more than 100 textile references), the nobility of the materials, the softness of the carpets, the eloquence of wallpapers, the architectural wealth, the precision in the finishes. A dream scale where the art of living make perfect sense with the exquisite flavors of the local cuisine,the care of the Spa, the comfortable and elegant halls and its serene space environment.
Worthy of his heritage
Designed by the architect Alvaro Siza Vieira, the new Spa(2500 m2) gives a new dimension to Vidago Palace. Its ultramodern structure differs radically from the classical architecture of the hotel, both abroad and inside. The surprising encounter of the two styles occurs in their complementarity. We went from a warm, cozy, for a minimalist environment.
Entirely rethought, luxuriously (re) upgraded without taking anything from his heritage Belle Époque, the Vidago Palace aspires to integrate the restricted circle of the great European hotels!
Facilities & Services
4 restaurants 4 bars Smoking Room Library with multimedia equipment 18 holes Golf course designed by Cameron & Powell Spa treatments including hydrotherapy and thermal Gym 2 swimming pools (one 15m indoor and another 25m exterior ) Pool for children Baby-sitting Program for children Activities & workshops for adults Conference center fully equipped 24/7Bedroom service 24/7Concierge Services Dry Cleaning and Ironing Car and driver

Best of the Best

Hidden in the woods, about an hour outside Porto, Vidago Palace is utterly enchanting. The 70-room hotel first opened in 1910, when King Carlos I wanted a luxury spa near Vidago’s legendary waters. In 1936, the estate added a nine-hole golf course and earned a place among Europe’s most prestigious resorts. A four-year renovation in the late 2000s completely revamped the Palace’s spa, transforming it into a Zen-inspired, minimalist space. The golf course, rebuilt from scratch, is now tournament-ready, and the Grand Ballroom — once the world’s largest — has been reinvented as a captivating restaurant.

Hotel Tip

Wrought iron and checkered marble floors add charm to the Winter Garden. Bathed in natural light, it’s a great place to start the day.

Location

Address
Parque de Vidago-Apartado 16
Vidago, 5425 307
Portugal
Neighborhood
Country Side
Nearest Airport
Francisco Sá Carneiro (OPO), 84 Miles / 135 Kilometers

Guest Rooms & Suites

Classic

Located near the main stairs or the angles of the wings of the hotel, allowing them to receive enough natural light. Draped in various shade tones from the 1st to the 4th floor of the hotel, most of the rooms overlook the front and side of the park. Two bergères chairs form a nice seating area. Some rooms are located on the ground floor overlooking the SPA and the hill. Particularly spacious, all this rooms display a more contemporary decor not forgetting their furnished private terrace isolated by a wall of wisteria plants. Their bathrooms are spacious and tiled with rectangular beveled tiles in gray-brown tones. Some rooms are interconnecting, making them ideal for families.


**Next available upgrade cateogry - Superior

  • Bathrobe
  • Mini Bar
  • Slippers

Superior

In the Superior category, all rooms overlook the magnificent mountain of the Vidago Palace Hotel and are extremely comfortable. All the bathrooms have a large bath and/or shower. The spacious rooms can accommodate two adults and an extra bed for a child. Available with Twin Beds or King Size.


**Next applicable upgrade category - Privilege

  • Mini Bar
  • Safe

Privilege

Located on floors 2, 3 and 4 of the hotel, these rooms are spacious and benefit from natural light from multiple windows. A chaise longue and two bergères chairs with footrests form a very comfortable living area. Very spacious, the bathroom is fitted with cement floor mosaics, a large bath-tube by the window and an ingenious system of fitted cabinets coated in mirrors with shower on one side and toilet area on the other. With large windows and plenty of natural light, the each of this rooms feature a living room with chaise-longue to accommodate a third person, a large bedroom and a spacious en suite bathroom with bath and shower. The decor attains the general concept of great classic comfort with a range of different shades and upholstery. Curtains embroidered fabric. Comfortable bergères chairs. Wood plank floors under thick carpet.


**Next applicable upgrade category - Junior Suite

  • Mini Bar
  • Safe

Junior Suite

The Junior Suite category provides 6 unique rooms with two fronts breathtaking of  the park and the mountain that surrounds the hotel. The main features of this typology highlights the fantastic double bed or two single beds, the magnificent bathroom with shower and separate classic bathtub and the inviting small living room where you can relax and read a good book. With an area ranging between 39 and 49 square metres, also authorize the placement of a cot or an extra bed for parents traveling with children.


**Next applicable upgrade category -  The Suites

  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Sitting Area

The Suites

Vidago Palace offers 4 spacious, luxurious, poetic, inspiring and quiet suites. All in 3 different shades: green, taupe and navy. Located on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors of the hotel, along the axis of the center wing, opposite to the fountain, these rooms all enjoyed superb views. Inspired by the theme of nature, the suites of the bedroom and reading room have wall paper (of Gournay) with full-scale floral motif. Whether on the theme of the East (for one of the suites) with branches of Japanese cherry blossom or on the subject of wisteria (for the other three suites) with grape bunches curls down from the top of the walls. The theme of exoticism, characteristic of the artistic style of the eighteenth century, is present in small details that refer to the Portuguese colonial heritage. The decor combines with the elegance of antiques (antique chests of drawers, desk, coffee table, bookcase oriental style) and more contemporary furnishings (tables, sofa, coffee table, rug, etc.) from Italian designers.  Under the dark parquet flooring are several different carpets.


To the right of the entrance there is a spacious bathroom, and to the left a large dressing room. A small hallway leads to a living room with two bergères chairs, a rooster foot table and a large work desk. A set of sliding doors opens from one side to the room and on to the other into a living room with a leather sofa bed, a bookcase, a coffee table or old chest of drawers.

  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Sitting Area
Total 5 Records

Facts & Policies

Facts
Experiences
Golf, Landmarks, Wellness
Vibe Sophisticated
Room Style Contemporary
Number of Rooms 70
Check-In Time 3:00 PM
Check-Out Time 12:00 PM
Early Arrivals & Late Departures

Please inquire.

Guaranteed Reservations & Deposits

Credit card is used for guarantee purposes only and will not be charged.

Cancellation Policy

Please check your rate plan description for cancellation policy.

Accepted Forms of Payment

Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa, American Express

Terms & Conditions

Please inquire..



The trademarks VIRTUOSO, the Globe Swirl Logo and SPECIALISTS IN THE ART OF TRAVEL are registered trademarks of Virtuoso, Ltd. Virtuoso, Ltd. has a U.S. copyright registration for the Globe Swirl Logo, ©2000. All rights reserved. Virtuoso CST#2069091-50. California CST# 2069091; TA# 808 - Registered Iowa Travel Agency; Washington UBI # 601 554 183. Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the State of California.

Virtuoso Amenities for your stay  

For 2018:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Complimentary buffet breakfast for two daily for duration of the stay (included in the room rate)
  • $100 USD equivalent Resort or Hotel credit to be utilized during stay (not combinable, not valid on room rate, no cash value if not redeemed in full)
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
Close

Reviews and Recommendations for Vidago Palace

Virtuoso Verified Traveler

All reviews are from confirmed guests sharing exclusive insights

Sort reviews by