Maison Albar - Le Monumental Palace

Story of the hotel

Sited in a magnificent and mythical building dating back to 1923, in the very heart of the city, the Maison Albar - Le Monumental Palace is ideally situated to discover the lively and fascinating city of Porto.

This prestigious 5* boutique hotel offers 63 rooms and 13 suites, all equally majestic and spacious, inviting you to travel in a Thirties French-style atmosphere. Imagined by the Oitoemponto duo led by two renowned interior designers, Jacques Bec and Artur Miranda, the decoration reveals a sumptuous environment with graphic patterns, pastel fabrics and noble materials for a warm, intimate and delicate atmosphere.

The experience continues at the gastronomic restaurant Le Monument run by Michelin-starred Chef Julien Montbabut. You will be taken on a sensory journey as you discover delicious and elegant Portuguese dishes enhanced by French culinary techniques. To finish on a wonderful sweet note, savor a gourmet pastry elaborated by the Chef’s wife, talented Joana Thöny-Montbabut. For a trendy and gastronomic Japanese fusion experience, start your night by a signature cocktail and try the delicious dishes at restaurant Yakuza by Olivier Porto.

Immerse yourself in the waters of the Grand Bleu Spa for an exceptional relaxation experience. Let the vast expanse of water envelop you, awakening your senses and calming your mind. Under the soothing influence of the ocean, our experienced therapists will guide you through a serene, holistic session, perfectly tailored to your individual needs.




For your unforgettable stay

Services & activities

  • Bar
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Spa
  • Fitness room
  • Car park
  • Hammam
  • Sauna
  • Gastronomic restaurant
  • Meeting room


How to get there & what to do

Location & Informations



Porto is a vibrant and impressive city... Discover the city center, classified as UNESCO World Heritage Site along with the wine cellars by the banks of the Douro river; take a ride on a yellow tram, appreciate the original beauty of baroque churches and decorated facades with azulejos… Once back to Le Monumental Palace, unwind yourself at the Grand Bleu Spa for a wonderful moment of serenity. End your day at the prestigious restaurant Le Monument for a mouth-watering interlude full of delicious flavors. A truly exceptional getaway!


Avenida dos Aliados 151, 4000-067 Porto - Portugal

Porto Airport (OPO) - 15 km



Credit cards accepted: Visa, American Express, Mastercard, Maestro

Cheques and gift cards accepted: Please contact Conciergerie TemptingPlaces for these methods of payment, by telephone on +33 (0)1 78 94 90 78 from Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm, or by email

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