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Each of the 82 hotel rooms and suites open onto a large balcony with dramatic views of Porto

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All Suite interiors are decorated in an understated classic style providing an atmosphere of relaxed sophistication and individuality.

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Helping the Environment

Many features have been incorporated into the design and operation of The Yeatman to help reduce its impact on the environment.

Solar panels are used for water heating and photovoltaic cells generate electricity in order to reduce consumption of mains power. Low energy lighting  is installed throughout the building. Rain harvesting supplies water for sanitary use and garden irrigation. A reverse osmosis system  produces purified drinking water from the mains supply, reducing emissions created by the transport of bottled water and the recycling of glass. Preference is given to local sources of produce in order to reduce the carbon footprint of The Yeatman's supplies.

Making up one of the few remaining significant areas of green vegetation in the central area of the city, The Yeatman's extensive gardens are managed as a refuge for rare and endangered local plant species and a haven for local and migratory birds. Care has been taken to preserve several mature trees already growing on the site.

The Yeatman has also been designed to harmonise with the city landscape, using materials and an architectural style which allow it to blend.


Wine Partners

What's a Wine Partner?

This luxury 5 * hotel in Porto represents the very best of Portuguese wine.

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Helping the Environment -  2 Casa Ermelinda Freitas is a family owned company which has been dedicated to the production of fine wine for four generations. Helping the Environment -  3 This 750 hectare farm, a benchmark in the Alentejo, was inherited by Dona Maria de Lourdes S.A. de Noronha Lopes and husband Eng. António Lopes. Helping the Environment -  4 Thomas Reynolds, an English seaman and a merchant, arrived in Portugal in 1820 lured by the wine business. He set up in the Northern town of Porto with his two sons, Thomas and Robert. Helping the Environment -  5 Following an old family tradition Hernâni Verdelho was able to fulfil his lifelong dream in the vineyards planted by his father and his grandfather and in the wine cellars of his great-uncle, where h... Helping the Environment -  6 Since 1937, Caves do Solar de São Domingos has been producing sparkling wines, aged brandies, Bairrada, Dão and Beiras wines.
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