Located in the heart of one of Europe’s most important wine capitals, The Yeatman is a real treat for wine lovers. Occupying a breath-taking position overlooking the Douro River and the historic city centre of ‘Oporto’, The Yeatman enjoys stunning panoramic views. This wine-hotel is the best spot for those wishing to explore the pleasures Port, the great classic wine for which the city is so famous. The hotel is only a 5-minute walk from General Torres Station and a 10-minute walk from the Douro River. The Yeatman’s construction resembles the Douro valley terraces and is the perfect spot for a visit to the historical Oporto, the Douro Valley or the old Port warehouses.
The Yeatman offers the ultimate wine experience. The cellars are home to one of the most impressive collections of Portuguese wines in Europe. The hotel has established partnerships with most of Portugal’s finest producers and partner wineries are also attributed to individual rooms and suites. Pictures and objects provide insights into each winery’s unique history and add a discreet individual accent to each of the hotel’s guest room. Make sure to try the wine to which your room is named! They are all available in the hotel bar.
The wine experience also extends to the SPA with its programme of exclusive Caudalie Vinothérapie treatments. There is a large indoor pool and hot tub offering panoramic views of Oporto. The 10 treatment rooms offer a full range of beauty and wellness programmes, while the relaxation area has a Roman bath, sauna, hammam and shower experience. The Grape Bath barrel bath experience has been designed for its calming and conditioning effects. The outdoor panoramic pool was built in a wine bottle shape and has stunning views over the city and a stylish pool lounge bar. The contemporary fully equipped gym offers high quality equipment and a resident personal trainer.
Each of the 83 spacious and bright rooms has its own elegant private balcony enjoying unforgettable city views. The twelve superb suites provide the highest level of luxury available in the city. All rooms are individually decorated in a classic style, discreetly themed with artifacts and pictures contributed by a well-known Portuguese wine producer. Large marble bathrooms are fitted to the highest hotel standard. Traditional louvered shutters can be opened to give each bathroom a stunning view of the city. The Bacchus Suite, named after the Roman god of wine, is the jewel in The Yeatman’s crown, with its spacious design providing the most exclusive and private accommodation in the hotel. A round copper Jacuzzi features a freestanding fireplace to one-side and city views to the other, whilst the large rotating bed can be positioned to view one of two large TV screens, or to face the expansive views offered by a 6-meter floor to ceiling sliding doors. The furnished suite opens onto a large exterior terrace with a small fountain and deck beds. Stunning!
The Yeatman’s Restaurant offers an imaginative cuisine by renowned chef Ricardo Costa. Traditional flavours of Portugal are interpreted and served with a creative and contemporary touch. Please consult our restaurant section for more details about the Yeatman restaurant.
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Written by Frank & Sven