ND Focus – Elia’s focus on Project Management / 13-14 September 2018

Venue & Travel


Crowne Plaza Porto

Avenida da Boavista
1466 Porto
4100-114 Portugal
Tel. +351-22-6072500
E-mail: opocp.info@ihg.com

Visit the website

In the central Boavista district, Crowne Plaza Porto hotel is a short walk from Porto Botanical Garden and concerts at the futuristic Casa da Música.

Gastronomic treats at Bom Sucesso market are 15 minutes’ walk from the hotel while the historic district of Ribeira is 15 minutes’ drive away. Closer still is the Serralves cultural centre, with a modern art museum, an art deco villa and a park.

The waves at the chic beach area of Foz are within easy reach.


For your convenience, special rates have been agreed with our event venue, the Crowne Plaza Porto, especially for attendees.

Elia has blocked rooms for the nights of 12-14 September 2018, at a rate of:

€155 per night for a single deluxe room

€170 per night for a double deluxe room

Rates include a buffet breakfast, free WiFi and access to the gym.

How to book your room at the Crown Plaza Porto

Please click here to download the booking form. All you need to do is fill it in and send it to the email address mentioned in the form.

Please note the following:

  • To get the special rate, reservations must be made by 31 August 2018.
  • From 15 July and each month until then, a certain number of blocked rooms will be released by the hotel, so the earlier you make your reservation the better!
  • The special rate applies to the nights of 12-14 September, inclusive. If you require further nights, you can book them for the same rates as mentioned above, upon availability.
  • The hotel cancellation policy applies.

Where to fly

Destination: Porto

Porto International Airport has daily flights from almost all major European cities and the airport is just 14.3Km from the Crowne Plaza Porto.

How to get to the Crowne Plaza Porto

By metro + 15-20 minutes’ walk

Take line E – Violet that goes between Aeroporto and Estádio do Dragão and exit at the station Casa da Música.

The trip will take about 30 minutes and the ticket costs €1.85, plus €0.60 for a rechargeable Andante card which you can buy from ticket vending machines at the station. The line operates every day from 6:00am to 1:00am, with trains passing every 20-30 minutes.

After arriving at the Casa da Música station, walk to the Casa da Música and then go down Avenida da Boavista for 1.5 kilometres. You should arrive at the Crowne Plaza Porto in approx. 15 minutes.

By taxi

There’s a taxi stop right next to the airport exit. The trip will take about 20-30 minutes and will cost around €20-25.

Other accommodation nearby

We list below two other hotels to support every budget. Please note that Elia cannot guarantee availability.

Portus Cale Hotel

Av. da Boavista,1060
4100-113 Porto

Visit the website

Portus Cale Hotels a 4-star hotel situated only 400m from the event venue and offers bright, air-conditioned rooms and a daily buffet breakfast.

Guest rooms at Portus Cale Inn have wood furniture and cable TV. Each includes an en-suite bathroom with hairdryer and free bathroom amenities. Free WiFi is available throughout the hotel.


HF Tuela Porto

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

Visit the website

HF Tuela Porto is a comfortable 3-star hotel within a 5 minute walking distance from Casa da Música and adjacent metro station and a 20 minute walk from the event venue. The popular Bom Sucesso Market is just 5 minutes’ walk away.

All rooms are air-conditioned and equipped with amenities such as LCD cable TV, bathroom necessities and en-suite bathrooms.


Guest houses

Koolhouse Porto

Avenida da Boavista 911
4100-128 Porto

Visit the website

Porto Music Guest House

Avenida da Boavista 601
4100-127 Porto

Visit the website

You can also opt for a guest house. Both Koolhouse Porto and Porto Music Guest House are only a 10-15 minutes’ walk to the Crowne Plaza Porto.

More information

There is plenty of information about Porto  at www.portoturismo.pt.