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Quinta da Cancela

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Quinta da Cancela is a 1720 wine producing, family estate in the North of Portugal, halfway between Braga and Guimaraes.There is a beautiful house, gardens and vineyard, where we grow our own red wine !! We are sure that you will enjoy the family history, the wine & food advice and our Portuguese hospitality.Looking forward to see you !! Juliana & Arthur
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport Transportation
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
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Porto Airport46 km
Vila Real Airport55 km
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All reviews fruit trees northern portugal vinho verde three nights an amazing host family property wine making process cook dinner home made cakes every morning a wonderful stay fresh bread rooms are comfortable arthur grapes generations guests
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

We stayed at the Quinta for three nights in February 2018. Arthur was an amazing host - so friendly and welcoming. He proudly showed us round the vineyard and explained the wine making process and the wines they offered. The breakfast was beautiful, traditionally Portuguese...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank Fiona M
Response from Arthur_Carvalho, Owner at Quinta da CancelaResponded 23 May 2018

Hello Fiona !! Thank you so much for your kind words!!! It was a pleasure to host you, and to exchange stories and experiences in our line of hospitality ! I also got an urge to visit Scotland !!! ... so .... see you around...More

Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Our visit on Arthur‘s Quinta was the highlight of our Portugal Tour. We enjoyed the outdoor pool, the antik furniture in the cosy rooms, the breakfast together with other visitors, drinking a bottle of his vinho verde on the balcony and last but not least...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank gudi18
Response from Arthur_Carvalho, Owner at Quinta da CancelaResponded 23 May 2018

Fantastisc Gudi18 !!! I am glad QUinta da Cancela was in your Highlights for Portugal !!! Tell everyone about it, please !!! Whenever you want to come back, 2nd time is even better !! Cheers ! PS. OUr new surah rosé is just amazing !!!...More

Reviewed 26 November 2017

We stayed 4 nights with Arthur while touring northern Portugal in late October. We’d been traveling for a week and a half and were looking for a laid back, relaxing experience. The quinta (a wine growing estate) was perfect for us. The quinta has been...More

Date of stay: October 2017
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

Arturio and Antonio were extremely gracious and helpful during our stay. Rooms were perfect, breakfast and conversation with Antonio was delightful. Arturio gave us lots of information and advice about the surrounding area and a delightful tour of the family property and its history. We'd...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Mooresville2013
Response from Arthur_Carvalho, Owner at Quinta da CancelaResponded 23 May 2018

Thank you for your Kind words !!! You'll be glad to know that António has finished is "internship" here, and has gone to IBM in Budapest !!!! Amazing! It was a joy for both of us to host you and to enjoy our conversations !!...More

Reviewed 30 August 2017

Everything about the Quinta invites relaxation; the surroundings are breathtaking and beautiful and the rooms are comfortable and very stylishly designed with great attention to detail. We had our own impressive terrace with a spectacular view and a beautiful bathroom. Arthur went above and beyond,...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank mcdenyer
Response from Arthur_Carvalho, Owner at Quinta da CancelaResponded 20 October 2017

Hello Marie-Claire and John !! Thank you for your wonderfull comments! I am so glad you enjoyed your stay with us, and defenetely we would like you to feel like visiting family or friends !!! I hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip as...More

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"Superior Double room comfortable and large, restored in older style with ensuite"
24 Jul 2015
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"Canopy Room was owners grandfathers room with antique furniture from 1700's"
22 Jul 2015
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"Wifi works in the yard outside the rooms."
11 Jul 2015
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"There are two rooms in the original house and two others in a more recent part . We stayed in the older..."
18 Sep 2013
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US$132 - US$145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
PortugalNorthern PortugalBraga DistrictGuimaraes
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