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London
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pretty good location and nice view, the rooms are decent but the hotel has aged a bit and not much effort is made on services. Our bathroom window didn't close properly so it was cold in there (November) and the breakfast is really poor: coffee undrinkable, processed meat, artificial orange juice (we're in Portugal, I can see the oranges on...

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Athens, Greece
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Without being a luxurious choice it offers you all the capacity that you can expect from a hotel with such features. Close to the historical centre and the railway station it is easy to access and enables you to enjoy the city. Staff is helpful and gentle, rooms are big (they would require some renovation though) and breakfast is simple...

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Kortrijk, Belgium
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff and very large rooms, these are the upsides. Breakfast was worth nothing (no fresh fruit, poor choice) and the room smelled terrible. The nice view in the bar is a nice extra. I would go back but only if nothing more charming is available.

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Massama, Portugal
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Breakfast very poor, even 2* have way more, but offers a nice view of the surrounds. Location close to Rail Road station but little far from center. Has Garage Park and is small but some parking spots are really tight. Some cleaning in rooms but not special. and Wifi in rooms.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
Reviewed 3 August 2016

The hotel is rundown and dated, but serves the purpose. Our room was stuffy and lack of fresh air. The breakfast is very average, but gets you going. Away from the main sights, but walking distance. Unfortunately, reception staff did not make feel welcome, nor were they helpful with regards to direction to main sights.

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Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 17 June 2016

It was the third time I was in Hotel Fundador. Usually I go to Guimarães in a work context, this time I knew I would have some free time so I booked an extra room and invited a friend. Just to make clear that I actually payed for a room. It is an inexpensive hotel, but the staff at the...

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Moorestown, New Jersey
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Excellent stay. Modern hotel with a reasonable walk to the sights. The view is to die for. Very accommodating staff. Heat had been turned off for the season ( as in other hotels), but they turned it on when I inquired about it. Breakfast was quite nice--again, with a magnificent view. Highly recommended.

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Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Guimarães is the Portuguese cradle and is full of History, monuments, good food, nice peolpe! Hotel Fundador has the best city view you can see in the 11th floor top bar! Rooms with very good size and all the features we need, It is located just in front of the train station and 5 minutes walking to the historic center!...

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Thank Cricket282015
India
Reviewed 6 April 2016

I stayed in this hotel for 3 nights. The hotel is basic and very near to the train station in Guimaraes. The breakfast is not that great, as compared to other 3 star hotel. The croissants were not fresh and the milk was kinda sour. The plus point of the hotel is that the resturant on the 11th floor has...

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Lisbon
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Hotel Fundador is an excellent family hotel in Guimaraes. It suitable rooms for parents and three children, even with an excellent view over the historic town center. The three stars of the hotel are well-earned.The hotel is impeccably clean, the bathrooms are spacious, with plenty of towels provided. Continental breakfast ist served on the 11th floor, with breathtaking views. Even...

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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Hotel Fundador

Address: Avenida Dom Afonso Henriques 740, Guimaraes 4810-431, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Braga District > Guimaraes
Price Range: €37 - €63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Fundador 3*
Number of rooms: 72
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Fundador Hotel Guimarães
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“Rooms located at the top roofs with a front view to the city.”
 of 5 bubbles leo509, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors Rooms with View of Mountain are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles 213luisc, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Best views and absolutely quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Cricket282015, 21 May 2016 | Read review
“We called ahead and asked for a high room with a view, which was provided as promised.”
 of 5 bubbles 651thomass, 4 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Eleven floor”
 of 5 bubbles alexpU2431MU, 25 May 2015 | Read review
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