Melia Hotels International continues to grow its presence in Portugal, by adding a new hotel under the Melia Hotels & Resorts brand in Porto, the second largest city in the country. The new hotel will open in 2021, further reinforcing the company's commitment to Portugal, its third largest European market by number of hotels, behind only Spain and Germany.
Melia Porto will be located on Avenida de Boavista, one of the most dynamic parts of the city, with residential and commercial areas, a wide range of leisure and dining options, and many tourist attractions such as the Monument to the Peninsular War, the House of Music, the Bom Sucesso Market or the Serralves Foundation, location of the Contemporary Art Museum designed by Zisa Vieira, one of the most famous Portuguese architects. The airport is also only 12 kilometres away.
The hotel will provide 180 rooms, all featuring the characteristic attributes of Melia and the exclusive The Level service, providing a superior room and service experience for the most discerning travellers. The hotel will also offer a YHI spa, state-of-the-art gym and different dining options serving healthy cuisine with superior quality local ingredients. Meliá Porto will also feature meeting rooms equipped with fitness balls, writable walls for brainstorming sessions, in-room relaxation areas and creative coffee breaks, among other features.