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Luxury Spa Resort of the Week🧖🏾‍💆🏼: Maison Albar Le Monumental Palace in Porto, Portugal

Situated in the heart of the city, Maison Albar Hotels – Le Monumental Palace, built in 1923 in a Neoclassical style, connects Porto’s past to its future.

Destined to be your five-star second home, Maison Albar Hotels – Le Monumental Palace is based upon the elegant French art of living.

Only a stone’s throw away from Clérigos, Bolhao market, and Dom Luís I Bridge, the hotel features white marble from Estremoz, black ironwork, and high ceilings with a luminosity that will take your breath away.

The hotel’s Art Deco lobby staircase sets the tone and pace for this lively, trendsetting and fine dining establishment. Here, food is a bastion of French gastronomic excellence with three different locations placed under the high command of a French Michelin-starred chef.

Dare the excessive

In this this 5-star hotel, you are here at home: choose between 63 rooms and 13 suites with a spacious intimacy, dive into ancient books in our library, share good moments with your family next to the fireplace, sit at your exceptional gastronomic table, escape into your well-being space…

Experience a luxury trip to Porto

At Le Monumental Palace, you will be surrounded and pampered by our prestigious partners. In this luxury hotel in the centre of Porto, everything is done to make you enjoy an exceptional stay. Whether in the kitchen with our starred chef or at our Nuxe spa, an unforgettable journey of all senses awaits you.

Discover what lies behind the majestic façade of the Monumental Palace: spectacular decor, unique architecture, traces of the past, a refined setting, many living spaces, and wellness areas. Experience the comfort of cosy luxury in grandeur.

It’s a monumental adventure to be experienced at the mouth of the Douro River, with your heart facing the ocean and your eyes gazing out across one of Europe’s most stunning destinations.

Credit: words and images above from Maison Albar Le Monumental Palace and Leading Hotels of the World.

Special Notes:

  • Maison Albar Le Monumental Palace is open but with new restrictions, rules, and regulations.

Green Initiatives:

  • None


Why Do We Recommend Maison Albar Le Monumental Palace?

The service here is impeccable; from the front desk and concierge to the attendants at the pool, lounge and library. A Michelin-starred restaurant, excellent cocktails, and extensive spa treatments will have you seriously considering extending your stay.



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Danielle Lewis

Danielle Lewis is a Travel Agent/Advisor who specializes in helping busy Women plan customized Culinary and Wildlife vacations worldwide. #GoSeeDoBe #SelfishMeTravel

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