Inspira Flores Hotel


Operator  Inspira Hotels (Inspira SGPS)
Programme  City hotel with 4 different rooms and suites, lounge, restaurant, Spa and garden.
Project Status  2007 (concept design) – 2013 (estimated opening)

Inspira Flores Hotel, results from the rehabilitation of the old palace of the Ferraz, or House of Ferraz Bravo, in the historic city of Porto, Portugal.

This listed building located on the Rua das Flores will become a tourism unit of four stars and 60 rooms with a total construction area, including the rehabilitation of the Palace of Ferraz and the building adjacent to the Victoria Street, approximately 6100 m2.

The hotel is following a strategy of rehabilitation of historical buildings in prime locations in the common areas of historic centers, with an aim to creating a distinctive and unique project, combining a strong historical component with design. The project consolidates careful rehabilitation and preservation of historical heritage with the contemporary architecture combined with design and service of excellence.

The Solar Ferraz

The Solar Ferraz is a building of historical and architectural significance, the first phase of construction dates from the century. XVI, having suffered over the centuries successive amendments and extensions.

Being a listed building, has led to a historical and spatial study, as well as a set of structural surveys, architectural, and archaeological photography, developed in coordination with the different entities involved, namely, CMP and IGESPAR and Regional Directorate of Culture, CBRE said.

The project aims to preserve the historical and architectural heritage of the building. The architectural project has been approved by different entities.