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Forte de Sao Francisco

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#2 of 12 Hotels in Chaves
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Telford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely top quality hotel. Room nicely furnished and spotlessly clean although perhaps a little smaller than I would have expected for the price. Some pictures on the walls would be nice. Bathroom was superb with a walk in shower. However, the floor of the shower becomes very slippery when wet and there are no handles to hold on to -...

Thank Bob E
Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Very well located, the only 4* in the center of Chaves. Located in a renovated fortress, it has a very interesting architecture. Walking distance to the main attractions. Reasonable breakfast and free parking. On the negative side: WiFi needs strong improvement.

Thank Luis M
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed here with a group of friends on a motorcycle holiday in May, the hotel is very comfort with nice big rooms, modern bathrooms and a superb restaurant. The hotel was once a fort then a monastery I understand and it full of old world character and charm, yet very modern and welcoming, I would defiantly stay here again.

Thank Berty14
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed here while motorcycle touring, excellent hotel in an old fort in the centre of Chaves. Good parking for bikes and cars alike. Lovely "rich" feeling hotel in an old historic building with all the mod cons. Staff very helpful and hard working they never stop. Rooms great, air conditioning and wifi, our bathroom a little dated. Superb pool area...

1Thank Martin C
Thame, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

A pleasant stopover in an old historic building with a modern flair. Rooms are bright and airy. Pillows were large and inflexible, good shower. They offer Internet but it is very hit and miss. Breakfast adequate. There is a swimming pool with a nice feel to it with bar close by. English is not really spoken by staff.

Thank jacquimac2015
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Their website does not do this hotel justice. Situated in an old fort which is a National Monument, the hotel overlooks the small town of Chaves but is only a five minute walk to the centre and the river. Bedrooms are comfortably furnished, breakfast is good quality and plentiful, and the whole ambiance of the place is tranquil. Loved it!...

Thank CHOManchester
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This hotel in a fort is worth a visit. The rooms are spacious but lack any work space (desk). The outdoor pool is great. The restaurant is big and formal so somewhat boring. The town just now has a new museum that is worth visiting.

Thank TravellerPoland
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Stayed for just one night. Standard room quite small, but fine for an overnight. Comfortable bed. Decent breakfast. Very interesting building. Didn't use swimming pool, but it is large and looked well maintained. Friendly staff.

Thank JJEnglandUK
Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Stayed here for 3 nights in June. Hotel is a cut above the rest, staff are polite and helpful, rooms range from large doubles to luxurious 4 poster beds. Setting on top of hill, ample car parking, even has its own chapel. Swimming pool with bar and entertainments from snooker to board games. Breakfast is plentiful with plenty of choices....

Thank megan s
Reviewed 18 June 2016

A wonderfull place, hotel is situated in the old fortress. There is a chapel, nice swimming pool, pool biljards, nice lobby both in the hotel as well as in the opposite buildings. However, mistakes are made on some crucial points for us. The Good: - Spacious rooms, nicely decorated - Large beds, enough pillows - Nice views, good atmosphere -...

1Thank bymy141

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  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Additional Information about Forte de Sao Francisco

Address: Largo Pedisqueira | Forte De Sao Francisco, Chaves 5400-435, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Vila Real District > Chaves
Price Range: €62 - €119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Forte de Sao Francisco 4*
Number of rooms: 58
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“All rooms are well situated.”
D132GKmegans, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“look for a room with the view of the Mountains”
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“All rooms seem good but the premium rooms are larger. All rooms look out over the central courtyard.”
Bonniepippa, 3 Aug 2014 | Read review
“The opinion is based on a Suite (€ 130,- p.n.).”
HSLB1, 23 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Rooms facing the court yard are sunny and have a pleasant out look.”
Mikethebike0, 7 Aug 2013 | Read review
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