Hotels, Ski & Spa

The Yeatman Hotel in Porto, Portugal

July 13, 2010 by

The Yeatman is a 82-room, 5-star, boutique luxury wine hotel in Porto, Portugal. Situated on a commanding hillside position on the south bank of the River Douro, The Yeatman enjoys breathtaking views over the historic centre of Porto and is perfectly located for both business and pleasure travelers. The Yeatman is an opulent hotel that exhibits a sense of British grandeur. 

Accommodation at The Yeatman comes in Room and Suite types. Each room opens onto a large private balcony and enjoys a dramatic and unobstructed view across the River Douro to the historic center of Porto.

Rooms are exceptionally spacious and their large enclosed private terraces create a sense of privileged seclusion. All rooms and suites are decorated in an understated classic style providing an atmosphere of relaxed sophistication. Special care is taken to harmonise textures and colors, to enhance the feeling of comfort and wellbeing.

Authentic and original details, such as the use of traditional Portuguese ceramic tiles, provide character and a sense of place. Individually appointed and decorated, each room is discretely themed with intriguing artifacts and pictures contributed by a different Portuguese wine producer.

The large and airy bathrooms are appointed to the highest standard. The luxurious amenities include skincare products from the exclusive Caudalie skincare range also available at the Caudalie Vinothérapie® Spa at The Yeatman. Traditional louvered shutters can be opened to give each bathroom a stunning view of the city.

Of course, wine and port are first and foremost on the menu. At The Yeatman restaurant, guests experience inspired cuisine with the accent on fresh local produce and on the imaginative pairing of food and wine. The pool lounge  provides a relaxed contemporary ambience in which to enjoy a healthy light meal or gourmet snack while taking in the spectacular panorama of the city. Light dishes and sandwiches are also served in Dick’s Bar with its wide choice of cocktails, wines and Ports.

A number of private dining options are available. A romantic al fresco meal can be served on a guest’s own private terrace. An exclusive private dining room evoking the atmosphere of a wine cellar will provide a memorable setting for an intimate dinner or reception.

The Caudalie Vinothérapie® Spa at The Yeatman is an oasis of serenity and wellbeing. Its tranquil setting, evocative of the elemental spirit of wine, includes ten therapy rooms where guests can relax and enjoy Caudalie’s unique Vinothérapie® care and treatment programmes, including barrel bath immersions, relaxing Vichy shower massage and other signature body and facial treatments. Based on natural ingredients drawn from the vineyard environment and valued for their anti-oxidant properties and contribution to beauty, wellness and vitality, the exclusive range of Caudalie products is also be available for purchase in the Spa Shop. The spa’s intimate experience programme allows guests to enjoy selected treatments in the privacy of their own rooms.

The Yeatman offers meeting and event facilities for both business and personal celebrations, including a host of facilities and services for weddings, meetings, seminars, product launches and incentive travel. Eleven meeting and event rooms of various sizes are available, supported by the latest audiovisual and communications technology, a comprehensive catering service and a professional team of dedicated event coordinators. Visitors have the convenience of an indoor car park for 150 vehicles with direct access to the hotel and the services of a Business Centre.

Inspired by its heritage, The Yeatman blends the finest Portuguese traditions of hospitality with a uniquely British flair for understated and stylish comfort. Timeless elegance and a wealth of authentic detail create a very special atmosphere which evokes the distinctive personality of this ancient city and its historic link to the world of wine. A wonderful example of a specialty hotel, that sets the standard in the region, The Yeatman is a must-stay experience for the Chic Traveler.

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  1. The photos of the Yeatman Hotel in Portugal that are shown above heighten my interest to visit this hotel one of these days. The window overlooking the city and seeing the Portuguese landscape and architectures are just breathtaking. Thank you for posting these.

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