Agile Portugal 2011. June 20-22


The following suggestions were selected according to their price, quality and proximity to the venue.

Ibis Porto Sao Joao ***

“The Ibis Porto Sao Joao hotel is located in Porto, next to Sao Joao hospital and the university district. The hotel is only 5 min by car from the centre of Porto, 10 min from the beaches, 10 km from Porto airport and 6 km from the Exponor Exhibition Centre.” (from the hotel webpage).

Distance: 0.5 Kms from Conference site. Close to Metro station (IPO stop)
Rates: from € 40

Clip Hotel Gaia Porto ***

“Clip Hotel Gaia Porto (formerly Albergaria Cervantes Hotel), next to Porto, is located in Gaia village. From here guests can enjoy wonderful views of the Douro River estuary. Its 53 rooms, all nicely decorated, have a range of amenities. Enjoy quality downtime at the bar and large lounge.” (from the hotel page at

Distance: 10 Kms from Conference site. Close to Metro station (João de Deus stop), with a direct line to the Conference site (yellow line).
Rates: from € 40

Hotel Eurostar Das Artes ****

“The Eurostars Das Artes Hotel, set in the very centre of Oporto, comprises two buildings, one historical and the other modern, with a sky-blue tiled façade welcoming its guests. The Eurostars Das Artes, surrounded by museums, is situated in the area containing the most prestigious art galleries.” (from the hotel webpage)

Distance: 5.5 Kms from Conference site. 1 Km from nearest Metro station (Trindade)
Rates: from € 90

Pestana Porto Hotel ****

“The Pestana Porto is one of the most charming hotel in Oporto, located in the Praça da Ribeira, heart of the historic city centre.

This Oporto boutique hotel offers an explendid view of Douro river. It is part of a group of buildings classified by UNESCO as part of the World Heritage site.” (from the hotel webpage)

Distance: 4.36 Kms from Conference site. 0.5 Km from nearest Metro station (S.Bento)
Rates: from € 100

Hotel Infante Sagres *****

“Wide and luxurious spaces recently decorated with a unique sensibility, adapted in the perfection to the realization of a whole type of events. Supported by traditional kitchen of high quality. Rare works of chimney cuts, ceilings and walls, chinese porcelains or vitrais of Ricardo Leone and the historical involvement of the noble center of the city provide a unique experience that the staff of the Hotel Infante Sagres complements with the passion imposed to the art of well serve.” (

Distance: 3,57 Kms from Conference site. 50 m from nearest Metro station (Aliados)
Rates: from € 175

Sheraton Porto Hotel & Spa *****

“Step into a world where fine art, design and comfort blend beautifully at the Sheraton Porto Hotel & Spa. Our hotel is a modern wonder of marble, wood, steel, and glass, situated in the heart of Porto. Enjoy the convenience of being only a short walk away from fabulous shopping, art museums, and nightlife.” (from the hotel webpage)

Distance: 4.11 Kms from Conference site. 1 Km from nearest Metro station (Casa da Música)
Rates: from € 118

Pousada da Juventude (Youth Hostel)

“In a bright, modern building on bluffs above the Douro, the crown jewel of Portugal’s hostels offers basic but handsome doubles with sweeping views of Douro, as well as clean, well-maintained dorms.” (from Lonely Planet guide; more details on the youth hostel webpage)

Distance: 6.0 Kms from Conference site
Rates: from € 16