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United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 March 2014

Arriving at the hotel we were not disappointed. The building and setting by the sea is amazing. The service from staff in all areas of the hotel is impeccable with their politeness, helpfulness and attention to detail. The rooms are spotlessly clean as aresult of morning and evening visits by staff. The breakfast has a choice of buffet or eggs....

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Guincho0, Diretor de vendas at Fortaleza do Guincho, responded to this review

Good afternoon from Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho, Thank you very much for your nice comments about Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho and for sharing your thoughts with the TripAdvisor comunity. We really hope that we will have the pleasure to welcome you again at Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho. Best regards from all the staff. We remain at your entire disposal for...

Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 10 March 2014

It deserves a 5 star qualification : A very good ambiance where one is always surrounded by tranquility . Confortable areas on the ground floor where one may read , enjoy the tea time or any other "times" , always with the terrific show that the Mar do Guincho offers . The restaurant of the Hotel offers good quality/variety but...

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Guincho0, Director of Sales at Fortaleza do Guincho, responded to this review

Goof afternoon from Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho, First of all we would like to thank you for taking the time to share with the TripAdvisor community your felling about the Hotel. We are really pleased to learn that you have enjoyed your stay with us despite the flag !!! We hope to have the pleasure to welcome you again in...

Liverpool
Reviewed 7 March 2014

A total surprise, not expecting the brilliant service and attention to detail that staff at the hotel showed us. We were upgraded to a room overlooking the sea without any additional charge. Absolutely breathtaking views and beautiful coast line walks. The hotel provides bikes and helmets to hire, free of charge. Lovely thoughtful touches such as handmade chocolate left on...

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Guincho0, Director of Sales at Fortaleza do Guincho, responded to this review

Good afternoon from Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho, First of all we would like to thank you very much for your kind comments about our Hotel and for taking the time to share we the TripAdvisor community your feeling and impression about us. We hope to have the pleasure to welcome you again in our Hotel. We remain at your entire...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2014

The view from our rooms really took our breath away - the small enclosed balcony was perfect for staring out across the sea. The rooms themselves were very authentic, with comfortable beds, attention to detail and a very sweet bathroom - complete with jacuzzi. I stayed here in December (just before Christmas) with my husband and parents-in-law for four nights...

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Guincho0, Director of Sales at Fortaleza do Guincho, responded to this review

Good afternoon from Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho, First of all we would like to thank you very much for your nice comments about our property; it is always a matter of joy for us to know that our clients had a pleasant stay. We hope we will have the pleasure to welcome you again for a longer stay. We remain...

Kent
Reviewed 26 February 2014

Once a fort but now a five star hotel. Fortaleza has the perfect balance of staff to match. We felt so relaxed and comfortable here. The staff go out of their way to make your stay a pleasant one. The hotel is well out of the frantic hustle and bustle of Lisbon. It sits on a headland which enables guests...

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Guincho0, Diretor de vendas at Fortaleza do Guincho, responded to this review

Good afternoon from Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho, Thank you very much for your nice comments about our property and our staff. It is always a matter of joy to learn that we have made your stay as pleasant as possible. We really hope that we will have the pleasure to welcome you again at Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho. Best regadards....

Karlsruhe, Germany
Reviewed 5 February 2014

We booked a very nice package including a dinner at the one star Michelin restaurant, but at the arrival the person at the desk just brought us to our room without explaining anything about the dinner, the breakfast room and hours, etc, etc. The location is wonderful (old fortress on the sea at Guincho) but the rooms are a bit...

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Guincho0, Director of Sales at Fortaleza do Guincho, responded to this review

Good afternoon from Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho, First of all I would like to thank you very much for taking the time to share with the TripAdvisor community your thoughts about our property. We are really sorry that you have been disappointed with your stay in our Hotel. Please be sure that we will do our best in order to...

Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2014

My husband and I arrived at the hotel very late one night in December and our first impression was one of amazement. Perched on the top of a cliff in a fairly remote area was this beautifully lit fort looking quite dramatic against the dark sky. Inside was equally beautiful, with a lovely reception area. We were warmly greeted and...

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Greeting from Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho, What a pleasure to know that you have enjoyed your stay in our Hotel. Thank you so much for sharing with the TripAdvisor community your though about our property. We really hope that we will have the pleasure to welcome you again. Best regards, Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Chateaux

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 January 2014

In contrast to a lot of the reviews here, my girlfriend and I were very, very disappointed with our stay here. From the very beginning, we did not enjoy our visit. When we arrived we were shown to a room with twin beds, rather than a double despite obviously us being a couple. We raised the issue with staff (whose...

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Guincho0, Director of Sales at Fortaleza do Guincho, responded to this review

Good afternoon from Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho, We sincerely apologize for what happened and for not matching your expectations. In what regards the double bed, I have to say that we try as much as we can to allocate double beds to couple, but unfortunately when the Hotel is totally fully booked sometimes it is not possible. Regarding the Jacuzzi,...

Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 December 2013

Wow where to start, I treated my girlfriend to a break away to the Fortaleza for her birthday and was our first 5* experience. The service was truly 5* from the moment we arrived we did not have to open a door in the hotel, bags were taken from us and the staff were so friendly and helpful. We was...

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Guincho0, Director of Sales at Fortaleza do Guincho, responded to this review

Good morning from Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho, We would like to thank you very much for your kind words about our property; we really hope that we will have the pleasure to welcome you again at Fortaleza do Guincho. Will take that opportunity to wish to the TripAdvisor community a very Happy Christmas and all our best wishes for 2014....

Washington DC
Reviewed 2 December 2013

There’s not much I can add to the other amazing reviews, so I’ll keep it simple. From the outside, Fortaleza do Guincho looks like a squat beige box peppered with too many flags… and then you walk inside. One look at the gorgeous tiling, floral centerpiece, and vaulted ceilings makes even a ragged traveler feel regale. The hotel is small,...

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Hi good afternoon from Fortaleza do Guincho, Thank you very much for your nice comment about Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho and for sharing with the TirpAdvisor community your feeling about our Hotel. It is always a matter of joy to know that our client have enjoyed the stay in our Hotel. We remain at your entire disposal for any further...

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Fortaleza do Guincho
Fortaleza do Guincho
Cuisines: Seafood, Mediterranean, Delicatessen
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  • Minibar
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fortaleza do Guincho

Address: Estrada do Guincho, Cascais 2750-642, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Central Portugal > Lisbon District > Cascais
Price Range: €94 - €208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Fortaleza do Guincho 5*
Number of rooms: 27
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Also Known As:
Fortaleza Do Guincho Cascais
Fortaleza Do Guincho Hotel Cascais
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Cascais
#6 Luxury Hotel in Cascais
#6 Family Hotel in Cascais
#7 Business Hotel in Cascais
#7 Romantic Hotel in Cascais
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