Douro Royal Valley Hotel & SPA

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Indoor pool, seasonal outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Indoor pool, seasonal outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Indoor pool, seasonal outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Terrace/patio

Overview of Douro Royal Valley Hotel & SPA

Douro Royal Valley Hotel & SPA

5.0 star property

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
Map
Portela do Rio, Pala - Ribadouro, Baiao, 4640-400

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationParque de Lazer do Ribeiro de Sampaio22 min drive
  • Popular LocationJunta de Freguesia de Cinfaes30 min drive
  • Popular LocationMunicipal Stadium Cinfaes31 min drive
  • AirportVila Real (VRL)55 min drive

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About this area

Baiao

Douro Royal Valley Hotel & SPA is located in Ribadouro, a neighbourhood in Baiao, and is near a train station and on a river. Romanesque Church of Tarouquela and Hintze Ribeiro Bridge are local landmarks, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Caldas de Aregos Thermal Baths and Caldas de Aregos Marina. Travelling with kids? Consider Garden of Saint Bartholomew, or check out an event or a game at Municipal Stadium Cinfaes. Guests appreciate the hotel's quiet location.

What's nearby

  • Parque de Lazer do Ribeiro de Sampaio - 22 min drive
  • Junta de Freguesia de Cinfaes - 30 min drive
  • Caldas de Aregos Marina - 31 min drive
  • Caldas de Aregos Thermal Baths - 31 min drive
  • Municipal Stadium Cinfaes - 31 min drive

Getting around

  • Marco de Canaveses Station - 19 min drive
  • Porto (OPO-Dr. Francisco de Sa Carneiro) - 56 min drive

Restaurants

  • A Ver O Douro - 5 min drive
  • Jet Set - 8 min drive
  • O Famoso - 8 min drive
  • PenaCurva - 10 min drive
  • Restaurante o Rabelo - 10 min drive

About this property

Douro Royal Valley Hotel & SPA

Family-friendly Baiao hotel in Ribadouro with full-service spa
Along with a full-service spa, this smoke-free hotel has an indoor pool and a restaurant. Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a fitness centre, a bar/lounge and a poolside bar are on-site.
Douro Royal Valley Hotel & SPA offers 70 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and a safe. Rooms open to balconies. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include a shower with a rainfall showerhead, dressing gowns, slippers and bidets.

This Baiao hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hairdryers can be requested.

An indoor pool, a children's pool, a seasonal outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include an outdoor tennis court, a sauna and a fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

The Royal Spa has 4 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages and Swedish massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, a steam room and Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Languages

English, French, Portuguese, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Electric car charging station on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available daily 8 AM–10:30 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Restaurants on site

  • Palato D'Ouro
  • Ruby Bar

Things to do

  • Children's pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Full-service spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Sauna
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Hot tub
  • Steam room

Family friendly

  • Children's pool
  • Free babysitting
  • Free children's club
  • Free supervised childcare
  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Front-desk safe
  • Newspapers in reception

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Conference space (7535 square feet)
  • Meeting rooms - 6

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 4 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Facials
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage - sports
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Sauna
  • Spa open daily
  • Hot tub
  • Steam room
  • Turkish bath/hammam

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets

Bathroom

  • Dressing gowns
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • TV channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Minibar

Outdoor space

  • Balcony

More

  • Desk
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofing

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

Renovations and closures

The following facilities are closed seasonally each year. They will be closed from 6 April to 3 May:
  • Spa
  • Hot tub

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 100 per vehicle (one way)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
A swimming cap is mandatory in all indoor swimming pools

We should mention

The seasonal pool will be open from May to October
Some facilities may have restricted access; guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa

Property is also known as

Douro Royal Valley Hotel Baiao
Douro Royal Valley Hotel SPA
Douro Royal Valley Baiao
Douro Royal Valley & Spa Baiao
Douro Royal Valley Hotel & SPA Hotel
Douro Royal Valley Hotel & SPA Baiao
Douro Royal Valley Hotel & SPA Hotel Baiao

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Overall score and ratings

4.4

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 96 out of 172 reviews
5 - Excellent 56%
Rating 4 - Good. 51 out of 172 reviews
4 - Good 30%
Rating 3 - Okay. 17 out of 172 reviews
3 - Okay 10%
Rating 2 - Poor. 6 out of 172 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 172 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.7/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.6/5

Amenities

4.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.5/5

Eco-friendliness

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
The architect was probably in a bad mood when the building was designed .. such a lovely site and the lobby and restaurant looks onto a cement roof . Views from the rooms are lovely though …
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2022

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Fantastic location, with spectacular views of the river. The restaurant is great, and the food lovely. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful. Became very good friends with one of the employees in the hotel, a gentleman by the name of Francisco who we met in the restaurant on various nights, a great asset and ambassador to the hotel.
Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
The manager was fantastic, he helped resolve an issue I had, he did this without hesitation
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
The pool is amazing and the service was excellent. Would definitely stay here again!
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2021