TA DMC, the housing agency for ICAR 2018, will be please to help you with your hotel booking. Please see the list of hotels below and select according to your preference. We strongly recommend you to book your room early as most of the city hotels are already with very high levels of accupation for the dates of the congress. Please note that there is a limited number of rooms in each hotel and bookings are made on first come first served basis. 

Payments: All bookings must be prepaid by credit card or bank transfer at the time of booking.

Cancellation policy: Any cancellation received until the 15th April 2018, will be refunded after the event, minus EUR 25,00 administrative fees. After this date no refunds will be made. “No-shows” will be charged in full. If you wish to change or cancel your hotel booking, please contact TA DMC by e-mail to

Porto city tax: Porto city tax is not included in the rates and is to be paid directly to the hotel. This tax has a cost of EUR 2,00 per person and per night up to a maximum of EUR 14,00 per person and per stay. Children up to 12 years of age do not pay Porto city tax.

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Rua do Infante D. Henrique, 1, 4050-296 Porto

Located in Porto’s Ribeira district, this 4-star hotel is a refurbished, historic building overlooking the Douro River. It offers air-conditioned accommodation with free Wi-Fi. It also has an elevator. Rooms at Carris include a flat-screen TV with cable channels. Each comes with a private bathroom with free toiletries. Wooden floors and a mix of dark and light colours are part of the modern décor. A rich buffet-style breakfast is served daily and á la carte meals are available in the evening. Room service, including breakfast, is also available.



Prices per room, per night including buffet breakfast and currently applicable taxes, except Porto city tax.


Rua Tenente Valadim, 146, 4100-476 Porto

Surrounded by centenary trees, the hotel opened its doors to a new hotel concept in the city. Marble, wood, steel and glass are harmoniously combined in different spaces. The hotel’s restaurant includes a glass wine cellar and the hotel lobby’s piano bar offers pretty views of the hotel garden. LCD TVs with cable channels are featured in all 266 soundproofed rooms, and you can enjoy free Wi-Fi, free wired Internet, and free newspapers. Pillow menus and down comforters welcome you to a good night's rest, and other nice touches include soaking tubs and rainfall showerheads. Free Safes, and hairdryers are also available. 


Rua de Serralves, 124, 4150-702 Porto

5 star hotel with outdoor swimming pool and a lounge bar in the last floor that offers a panoramic view over Oporto and the mouth of the Douro River. All rooms are spacious and bright, equipped with cable TV, minibar and air conditioning. The hotel provides 24-hour room service, free Wi-Fi Internet access in all rooms and common areas, gym, squash court, and babysitting service (on request).


Alameda Basilio Teles, 26/33, 4150-127 Porto

With its avant-garde feel and furnishings, Vincci Porto is a stylish 4-star hotel in a renovated landmark building know as “Bolsa do Pescado”. Each of the elegant rooms features a TV, air conditioning, minibar, desk and a laptop safe. Bathroom includes a hairdryer and free toiletries. Free Wi-Fi access is available and the hotel provides a 24-hour front desk service. Breakfast is available and served each morning at the property. The Vincci’s restaurant serves traditional Portuguese meals and international dishes.


Mercado do Bom Sucesso, Largo Ferreira Lapa, 21 to 183, 4150-323 Porto

Part of “Mercado do Bom Sucesso” building (Bom Sucesso Market), the design Hotel da Música offers a 24-hour reception. It features a restaurant and bar on site. The bright rooms feature a clean design with parquet floors. There is a mini-bar and a flat-screen cable TV with pay-per-view channels. The private bathroom comes with a bathrobe and free toiletries. Breakfast buffet is served daily. Bom Sucesso Gourmet Restaurant offers an exclusive concept, allowing guests to pick the organic products at the market and have them cooked at the restaurant by a renowned chef. 


Rua Sá da Bandeira, 84, 4000-427 Porto

Located in the heart of Porto, Teatro hotel is within 5-minute walk from some of the city’s main attractions. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel. It stands in the same spot where the old 1859 “Baquet” Theatre once stood. Completely renovated with a contemporary design plus a refined and bohemian environment, this revived theatre includes 74 rooms over six floors. Each room offers an individual and modern design. The bathrooms are fitted with chic, modern fittings. While the reception is the ticket office, the restaurant and the bar are the stage and audience areas. In the evening guests can relax at hotel’s Plateia Bar and enjoy a varied drink menu.


Travessa Antero de Quental, 360, 4000-087 Porto

Cristal Porto Hotel is a new 4 star hotel located in the Porto city center. Located next to the Lapa Church (icon), the hotel is located a 900 meters from what is considered the living room of the city, Avenida dos Aliados. The hotel's 94 spacious rooms remind us of the graceful architecture of the city of Porto, focusing on the singular beauty of the city's typical azulejos. All have air conditioning, a minibar, a flat-screen TV and a safe deposit. Cristal Porto Hotel offers free Wi-Fi in all areas, 24-hour reception, a buffet restaurant, a bar and a large outdoor garden.


Av. da Boavista, 1060, 4100-113 Porto

The Quality Inn Portus Cale is situated in one of the best-known parts of the city, Avenida da Boavista. With 72 comfortable rooms, each fully equipped with air-conditioning, cable TV, direct-dial telephone, mini-bar and safe-deposit box, this four-star hotel is designed with the modern business traveler in mind. Facilities include Wi-Fi access, a bar, non-smoking rooms and full accessibility for handicapped guests. 


Rua Gonçalo Sampaio, 282, 4150-365 Porto

The location of the HF Fénix Porto in the cultural, commercial and business centre of Boavista is one of its outstanding features. Surrounded by the "Cidade do Porto" and "Península" shopping centres, it is also close to the city`s new cultural centre (Casa da Música). The HF Fénix Porto, with its contemporary design, combines modern décor with the comfort of its sizeable rooms. It features free Wi-Fi throughout and spacious rooms with cable TV. All rooms at the HF Fénix Porto are air conditioned and include a private bathroom with a hairdryer. 


Praça da Batalha, 32/34, 4000-101 Porto

Situated in a refurbished Art Deco cinema, Moov Hotel Porto Centro offers modern rooms with free Wi-Fi. The modern, acclimatized rooms at Moov Hotel Porto Centro are decorated in soft colours and feature black and white photographs. Each room has a desk with telephone, plasma screen and private bathroom. A buffet breakfast is served daily. There is an inner courtyard terrace with tables and chairs for relaxing with a coffee.



Prices per room, per night including buffet breakfast and currently applicable taxes, except Porto city tax.


Rua Júlio Dinis, 779, 4050-326 Porto

Existing for almost 50 years, with a consolidated tradition of personalized customer service and having in mind the concern for the satisfaction of guests, this two star hotel is always a classic choice for those visiting Porto. Its excellent location in the Porto's Business Centre is just 10 minutes away from Alfândega Congress Centre. The hotel has 55 soundproofed rooms, simply furnished and include free Wi-Fi, a minibar and a private bathroom with bath tub and shower. All rooms are equipped with air-conditioning, heating, cable TV, telephone with direct outside access.