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Fortaleza do Guincho

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Estrada do Guincho, Cascais 2750-642 Portugal See on map
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
5 Star accommodation
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Special Rate: €145 (EUR)
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife also reviewed this hotel and so the reviews will be similar and I will do a separate review for the restaurant. Firstly, we bought a package that included dinner, bed and breakfast with bubbles and chocolates on arrival. The initial greeting was excellent...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

For a unique hotel experience, you're not going to beat this place. Located at the edge of the Atlantic between two gorgeous surfing beaches, buffeted by winds, with wild dunes for a backyard, and blessed with an excellent Michelin-starred restaurant (I believe it's the only...More

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Response from Guincho0, Diretor de Vendas at Fortaleza do GuinchoResponded 14 November 2017

Good morning from Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho, Thank you very much for such a nice and details description of the Hotel and surrounding areas. We really hope that you will give us the honour to welcome you again, that will be a great pleasure for...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We tend to stay in a variety of places from moderate up to 5 star and our expectations, based on what we were paying, for Fortaleza were pretty high. We bought a ‘package’ for convenience .... accommodation, wine and chocolates on arrival and the tasting...More

Thank Tracey011
Reviewed 6 days ago

We stayed a couple of nights at the hotel and were lucky to get the room with a pretty little balcony that opened mesmirizing view into the ocean and sunsets. The hotel is very nice and there are not too many rooms, initially being a...More

Thank orangescent
Response from Guincho0, Diretor de Vendas at Fortaleza do GuinchoResponded today

Dear guest Orangescent, First of all we would like to thank you for your time and comment. We are sorry that we were not able to fulfill all your expectations, please be sure that your comment will be taken in consideration in order to improve...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

So just how good is the food here? Well is it worth flying to Lisbon just to stay and eat here, well may be not, but if you are in Lisbon should you detour out to here? Yes you absolutely should. The restaurant has one...More

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Response from Guincho0, Diretor de Vendas at Fortaleza do GuinchoResponded today

Dear guest The Blue Duck, We would rather prefer to hear that you would take the plane to visit us !!! but we feel extremely pleased to know that you will give us the honour of your visit once in Portugal again. Thank you very...More

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Leaning over the Atlantic Ocean, the Fortaleza do Guincho welcomes a charming five star boutique hotel - integrated into in the prestigious Relais & Chateaux association - with a range of services that focus on More the well being and peacefulness of the customers. The Hotel's restaurant, awarded with a Michelin Star, offers an unforgettable dining experience of Portuguese cuisine, made from the finest national products. The Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho has a warm and personalized service, making it the ideal place for a family holiday, board meetings or the perfect refuge for a romantic getaway. It has the perfect conditions for company meetings, special parties and events or banquets. Located just seven kilometers from the town of Cascais and 30 kilometers from Lisbon and the International Airport, the cultural and leisure offer in the region is rich and full of varieties. Along the cost line you will find Sintra and its magnificent monuments and natural landscape, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. For sea lovers abound beaches along the coast and all kinds of water sports and outdoor activities . The Hotel is surrounded by the best golf courses, while the Estoril Casino, the largest in Europe, is just a few minutes away. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
On the Beach
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Luxury
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Business
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Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
On the Beach
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Luxury
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Business
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Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
27
Price range
US$140 - US$306 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Fortaleza Do Guincho Cascais
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Fortaleza Do Guincho Hotel Cascais
Location
Portugal > Central Portugal > Lisbon District > Cascais
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
On the Beach
,
Luxury
,
Business
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
27
Price range
US$140 - US$306 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Fortaleza Do Guincho Cascais
,
Fortaleza Do Guincho Hotel Cascais
Location
Portugal > Central Portugal > Lisbon District > Cascais
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Traveller (620)
Room & Suite (223)
Dining (123)
Pool & Beach (39)
Family and Play Areas (9)
Amenities (9)
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Fogarty9
8 July 2017|
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Response from chrisrJ5689DU | Reviewed this property |
It is 7 Km. Easy cab but the hotel gives you bikes. We watched movies there in the beach and then enjoyed dinner and drinks on an amazing roof top bar!
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Anne K
28 April 2017|
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Response from Guincho0 | Property representative |
Good morning from Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho, Thank you very much for your interest in our property. Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho is located just in front of the beach where you can swim, but for the ones who do not fell... More
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RubyRedBoots
28 March 2017|
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Response from Guincho0 | Property representative |
Dear Alberta, I am really sorry for my late answer, but I did not realise that we did not answer to your question. I am afraid the Hotel is built is a fortress from the XVII century without space to have a fitness centre... More
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"Courtyard rooms are a touch small and the fortress window makes them a bit claustrophobic,check out the..."
TheBlueDuck
6 days ago
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"Non parking lot view"
dm0128
1 week ago
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"the rooms have a closed balcony with a window. Calm and comfortable."
rafich2014
2 weeks ago
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"The hotel has so few rooms I don't think one can go wrong...we had a couple, all lovely."
qsmamo
3 weeks ago
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