Venue & Lodging

Meeting Venue

The CENTRA 5 Meeting will be held at 5-star Crowne Plaza Porto, in Porto, Portugal. See map.

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Photo credit: Crowne Plaza Porto

The hotel is located right in the heart of one of the city’s main business and shopping districts (Avenida da Boavista), served by several bus lines and within 15-minute walking-distance from Casa da Música Metro Station.
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Source: Google Maps

black Meeting venue (Crowne Plaza Porto)
blue Porto’s beachfront
green Porto’s historic center

The hotel is on the route of one of the hops on hops off buses that will take you in a memorable journey to some of the many must-see attractions the city has to offer travelers: the historic center of Oporto, the Clérigos Bell Tower, the Serralves Foundation and Casa da Música, two icons of the city’s contemporary architecture, or even the Porto Cruise terminal. By taxi or Uber, you can easily and conveniently reach Porto’s historic downtown or Porto Airport in just under 20 minutes.

Accommodation | List of suggested hotels:

We have selected a number of hotel units located either in the vicinity of the meeting venue or closer to Porto’s major tourist attractions if you wish to experience a more immersive stay in the city. The list includes a range of prices and star-ratings in order to cater for all tastes and wallets.

INESC TEC has negotiated special rates with these hotels. To benefit from such rates, you will need to first register for the meeting. At the time of registration confirmation, you will be given a promo code, form or reservation link that you can use at any of the hotels on the list.

CENTRA 5 Meeting’s Local Organizing Team will not be accountable for hotel reservations/confirmations nor cancellations.

  • For the criterion convenience, Crowne Plaza Porto ranks first on our list of suggested hotels.

Crowne Plaza Porto ★★★★★
Address: Avenida da Boavista, 1466, Porto | 4100-114 | Portugal
Phone number: +351 226 072 500
Email: opocp.events@ihg.com
Price: DBL €165 and SGL €150 (breakfast incl.)

  • Hotels in the vicinity of the venue

Sheraton Porto Hotel & Spa ★★★★★
Address: Rua Tenente Valadim, 146 | 4100-476 Porto | Portugal
Phone number: +351 220 404 127
Price: DBL €180 and SGL €160 (breakast incl.)
5-minute walking distance to the venue

Portus Cale Hotel ★★★★
Address: Avenida da Boavista, 1060 | 4100-113 Porto | Portugal
Phone number: +351 226 083 900
Email: reservas@portuscalehotel.com
Price: DBL €94 and SGL €85 (breakfast incl.)
5-minute walking distance to the venue

Hotel da Música ★★★★
Address: Mercado do Bom Sucesso Largo Ferreira Lapa, 21 - 183 | 4150-323 Porto | Portugal
Phone number: +351 226 076 000
Email: info@hoteldamusica.com or res@hoteldamusica.com
Price: DBL €99 and SGL €89 (breakfast incl.). Double beds only.
15-minute walking distance to the venue

HF Tuela Porto ★★★
Address: Rua Arquitecto Marques da Silva 200 | 4150-483 Porto | Portugal
Phone number: +351 226 004 747
Email: hftuelaporto@hfhotels.com
Price: 10% off the best value on the hotel website (breakfast incl.)
15-minute walking distance to the venue

  • Hotels near tourist attractions (Porto’s downtown UNESCO World Heritage Site)

Hotel Exe Almada Porto ★★★★
Address: Rua do Almada, 361 | 4050-032 Porto | Portugal
Phone number: +351 932 087 108
Email: info@exealmadaporto.com
Price: DBL €180 and SGL €170 (breakfast incl.). Double beds only.
15-minute by car to the venue

  • Hotels at Porto’s beachfront Foz do Douro

Hotel Boa-Vista ★★★
Address: Esplanada do Castelo, 58 | 4150-196 Porto | Portugal
Phone number: +351 225 320 020
Email: reserva@hotelboavista.com
Price: SGL €89,10 (breakfast incl.)
15-minute by car to the venue

Tourist enterprises and local accommodation in Porto will charge a tourist tax of €2.00 per person per night, up to a maximum of 7 nights for reservation.