Location & Accommodation

Porto

Portugal

Porto is a coastal city in northwest Portugal known for its stately bridges and Port wine production. In the medieval Ribeira (riverside) district, narrow cobbled streets wind past merchants’ houses and cafes. São Francisco church is known for its lavish baroque interior with ornate gilded carvings. The palatial 19th-century Palácio de Bolsa, formerly a stock market, was built to impress potential European investors.

Alfendega do Porto

R. Nova da Alfândega, 4400 Porto, Portugal
(+351) 22 340 3000

The Alfândega Congress Centre - Porto is the ideal place for business, scientific, cultural and commercial events. It is one of the largest and most versatile congress centres in Portugal. The building, built 150 years ago, follows an architecture that includes singular forms and natural spaces. The architect responsible for the renovation of the Customs House is Souto Moura, Pritzker prize 2011. It has a remarkable riverside location, in Porto´s Historic City Centre, World Heritage Site by Unesco, 10 minutes away from the main hotels in Porto and less than 30 minutes from the International Airport and train stations.

Accommodation

Executive – Single

€130 per person per night

The Porto Palácio Congress Hotel & Spa Deluxe Rooms have an area of 29m2, panoramic views and unlimited access to the AcquaSensations (SPA), Wi-fi and overnight parking (from 8:00 PM to 10:00 AM). Rooms also include either 1 queen or 2 twin beds, desk with light, mini bar, heated towel rails and floor in bathrooms, hairdryer, dressing gown and slippers, hi-speed internet connections, 26" LCD TB with internet connenction, cable TV, 24-hr room service, iron/ ironing board, wake-up calls and complimentary internet access. Room rates are inclusive of 1 breakfast in single accommodation and 2 breakfasts for twin (two king single beds) or double (one large bed) accommodation.

Executive – Twin

€72.50 per person per night

The Traditional standard double bedroom has the same décor and features to offer, however it has a bedding configuration of 2 single beds so it is perfect for those colleagues wishing to share the room cost. Please note when selecting this room type during the registration process both colleagues need to select this accommodation type (twin) to ensure the full cost of the room is covered.

Features and Amenities

On a bustling downtown street, this upscale hotel occupies a contemporary, tower-style building overlooking the Douro river. It's a 9-minute walk from Casa da Música concert hall.

Modern soundproofed rooms and suites have free Wi-Fi, flat-screens and PlayStations, as well as minibars and bathrooms with heated floors. Room service is provided 24/7.

Free breakfast is served in the casual dining room, and there's a lively bistro, a chic brasserie and a rooftop bar with a river-view terrace. Other amenities include a gym and a spa, plus a conference center.

RTC will be providing complimentary shuttles (proudly sponsored by Xinaps) looping between conference hotels and venue each day. More information regarding shuttle times will be provided closer to the event.

Please note the distance from the conference hotels and venue is approximately a 40 minute walk. Click here to see the venue location map.