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Octant Douro

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Indoor pool, seasonal outdoor pool, sun loungers
Indoor pool, seasonal outdoor pool, sun loungers
Indoor pool, seasonal outdoor pool, sun loungers
Indoor pool, seasonal outdoor pool, sun loungers

Overview of Octant Douro

Octant Douro

5.0 star property
Riverfront hotel in Raiva, Pedorido e Paraíso with 2 bars/lounges and indoor pool

9.2/10 Superb

207 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet friendly
  • Gym
The price is P 13,605
Price available on 02/05/2023
Estrada Nacional 222 Km 41, Aveiro District, Castelo de Paiva, 4550-631

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Raiva, Pedorido e Paraíso

Getting around

  • Porto Airport (OPO) - 57 min drive
  • Irivo Station - 28 min drive
  • Oleiros Station - 30 min drive
  • Penafiel Station - 30 min drive
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)


  • Palheiro - 14 min walk
  • Cantinho - 20 min walk
  • Ramadinha - 5 min drive
  • Copofonia - 6 min drive
  • Toca da Raposa - 11 min drive

About this property

Octant Douro

A great choice for a stay in Castelo de Paiva, Octant Douro features a marina. You can indulge in massages, body wraps, or hydrotherapy, and Raiva serves regional cuisine. Other highlights at this luxurious hotel include 2 bars/lounges, an indoor pool, and a fitness center. Fellow travelers like the pool and helpful staff.


English, Portuguese, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean & Safe (Portugal)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Social distancing measures in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 61 rooms
  • Arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - anytime
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Babysitting*
  • Supervised childcare*


  • Pets allowed*
  • Food and water bowls available


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking


  • Area shuttle*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast each morning 7:30 AM–noon
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Restaurant
  • Free daily reception
  • Snack bar/deli

Traveling with children

  • Supervised childcare (surcharge)

What to do

  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Kayaking
  • Boat tours
  • Water skiing
  • Pool table
  • Fishing

Working away

  • Meeting room
  • Computer station
  • Conference space


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Umbrellas
  • Pool loungers


  • 2 buildings/towers
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Fitness center
  • An indoor pool
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Spa services
  • Marina
  • Sauna
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Steam room


  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)


  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • LCD television

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Minibar
  • Bathrobes and slippers

Sleep well

  • Pillow menu
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. There are 5 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include facials, body wraps, body scrubs, and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including hydrotherapy.


Raiva - This café specializes in regional cuisine.
À Terra Bar & Canteen - This restaurant specializes in regional cuisine. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge

Children & extra beds

  • Supervised childcare is available for an extra charge
  • Babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Cribs/infant beds are available for EUR 40.0 per night
  • Rollaway beds are available for EUR 60.0 per night


  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of EUR 40 per pet, per night

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • The seasonal pool is open from April to October
  • Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the health club without adult supervision
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean & Safe (Portugal).


This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Eurostars Douro
Eurostars Rio Douro
Eurostars Rio Douro Castelo de Paiva
Eurostars Rio Douro Hotel
Eurostars Rio Douro Hotel Castelo de Paiva
Hotel Eurostars Rio Douro
Douro41 Hotel Castelo de Paiva
Rio Douro Hotel Castelo de Paiva
Rio Douro Hotel
Rio Douro Castelo de Paiva
Rio Douro
Douro41 Hotel
Douro41 Castelo de Paiva

Frequently asked questions

Does Octant Douro offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Octant Douro does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Octant Douro?
As of February 1, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Octant Douro on February 21, 2023 start from P 13,045, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Octant Douro?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Octant Douro?
Yes, there's an indoor pool and a seasonal outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Octant Douro?
Yes, pets are welcome. There's a charge of EUR 40 per pet, per night. Food and water bowls are available.
Is parking offered on site at Octant Douro?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Octant Douro?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Octant Douro and nearby?
Have fun with onsite activities like kayaking, water skiing, and fishing. Enjoy a swim in the indoor pool or use the hotel's other amenities, which include 2 bars and a seasonal outdoor pool. Octant Douro also has a sauna and a steam room, as well as a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Octant Douro?
Yes, Raiva offers regional cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Palheiro (14-min walk), Ramadinha (2.9 mi), and Copofonia (3.2 mi).
What's the area around Octant Douro like?
Octant Douro is located by the river in Raiva, Pedorido e Paraíso, a short 1-minute walk from Duoro River.







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10/10 Exceptional

brian, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Alphonse, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

location, rooms, activities
emilio, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Octant Douro was excellent — beautiful location and helpful staff!
Michael, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Howard, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

good service and nice location for relax
kevin, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

donny, 3-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

The hotel is beautiful and set in beautiful surroundings. There is plenty to occupy yourselves with for 2-3 days with the lovely pools and spa. It was a shame that it rained most of the time we were there so we couldnt plan many activities but it also meant we could fully relax and use the facilities at offer. The staff were all v nice and the dinner at the restaurant raiva was v delicious. However i would say the service needs to be a little better/quicker/more attentive to warrant the prices you are paying for stay and food etc. There didnt seem to be a leading team member at any time during the stay e.g when there was an issue with our room or the dinner service.
Isabelle, 3-night romance trip
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6/10 Good

4 starts but could be 5 with better service
Interesting place. The location is excellent but the service is haphazard - lots of quite young staff running around without direction or management, so they really want to please, but don’t know how to and often getting it wrong. It’s overpriced for the service provided. I would consider the hotel to be a 4 star property not 5 as stated. Silly things like curtains were off the rails for 5 days!? in a ‘suite’?? No service at sun loungers / adult pool? The gastronomical restaurant was as expensive as London or New York without the service to match. We didn’t see 1 manager over the 5 days!?! Wines are more expensive than London and many are produced around the corner!?! We felt sorry for the staff who could only apologise, but not a cent taken off our rather expensive bill. Also note - there’s very little around the hotel área as far as other restaurants are concerned.
Paulo, 4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

hotel was beautiful and service was great, however there was not enough staff in the restaurants to offer the same standard as the property and as it is in a remote location without easy access to other restaurants, this is impactful. The hotel staff did their best - this problem is just be a universal issue across all travel sectors, unfortunately.
corinne, 3-night romance trip
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