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Holiday Inn Porto Gaia places you within 2 miles (3 km) of popular sights like Sandeman Cellars and Porto Cathedral. This 179-room, 4-star hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and free in-room WiFi. Located centrally in Vila Nova de Gaia, it's also close to Museum of Port Wine and Casa da Musica.


This hotel is home to a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Savor a meal from the privacy of your room with room service, or get a pick-me-up at the coffee shop/café. Start each morning off right with buffet breakfast served for a fee.


All 179 air-conditioned accommodations feature separate bedrooms. LCD TVs come with cable channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi and wired Internet. Beds sport pillow menus and bathrooms offer rainfall showers, hair dryers, and free toiletries. Other standard amenities include minibars, coffee makers, and safes.

Property features

At Holiday Inn Porto Gaia, guests enjoy a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a fitness center. If you drive, self parking is EUR 12 per day, or you can take advantage of the airport shuttle for EUR 25-30 per person one way. Multilingual staff at the front desk are standing by 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this spa hotel include a spa tub, a sauna, and free WiFi in public areas.


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Spa
  • Indoor pool

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Holiday Inn Porto Gaia features an indoor pool and a spa tub. Dining options at the hotel include a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business-related amenities at this 4-star property consist of a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 18292 square feet (1700 square meters) include a conference center. This business-friendly hotel also offers a fitness center, a sauna, and spa services. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

Holiday Inn Porto Gaia has designated areas for smoking.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Restaurant 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Computer station 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Total number of rooms - 179 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Number of floors - 22 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 16 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 18292 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1700 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 15 
  • Conference center 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 2004 
  • Sauna 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Spa tub 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Holiday Inn Porto Gaia offers 179 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. A pillow menu is available. LCD televisions come with cable channels.

Bathrooms include bathtubs with rainfall showerheads, bidets, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bathtub only 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Bidet 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Separate bedroom 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Pillow menu 
  • LCD TV 
  • Cable TV service 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning.

Food and Friends - This restaurant specializes in Portuguese cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 

Spa Services

Spa & Tea has 4 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include massages, facials, body wraps, and body scrubs. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including Ayurvedic and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a steam room, and Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open daily. Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Steam room in spa 
  • Number of treatment rooms 4 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 12 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Only service animals are allowed

24-hour check-in


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 15.50 for adults and EUR 0.00 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 25-30 per person (one way)
  • Self parking fee: EUR 12 per day
  • A late check-out fee will be charged
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 30 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Holiday Inn Gaia
  • Holiday Inn Porto
  • Holiday Inn Porto Gaia
  • Holiday Inn Porto Hotel
  • Holiday Inn Porto Hotel Gaia
  • Porto Gaia
  • Porto Holiday Inn
  • Holiday Inn Porto Gaia Hotel Vila Nova De Gaia
  • Holiday Inn Porto Gaia Hotel
  • Holiday Inn Porto Gaia Vila Nova De Gaia

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Kids Stay Free Promotion

Book a stay in any room or rate category for travel anytime and receive the following:

  • Accommodations as selected
  • Up to two children under 18 years old stay free when sharing a room with 2 adults (based on availability)
  • Free breakfast, lunch, and dinner for children under 13 when an adult orders from the table d'hôte/à la carte menu
Free stay applies to children under 18 years old staying in the same room as adults. Adult must order from the table d'hôte/à la carte menu for children to receive the complimentary meal. Children can only order from children’s menu. Meals are served in the hotel's dining area and may not include taxes or gratuities. Valid anytime, subject to availability. Other restrictions may apply.

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