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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

we had lunch at this extraordinary oppulent palatial hunting lodge in a gorgeous setting en route to Sintra it was a great experience though over priced seated in a beautiful formal dining room was very luxurious

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an interesting place which exposes the visitor to the history and the architecture of the past. It is not luxurious despite the attempts made to provide the visitor with items such as a robe and a slipper offered in luxury hotel. The breakfast is excellent but getting dinner is very expensive. The staff members are friendly and helpful....

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A place fit for Royalty and retaining its past glory thanks to meticulous maintenance and incredible architectural and decoration legacy. A true gem in the North of Portugal only 1hour from Porto and a stone's throw to some of the best spas in the country, being located near the Luso springs. Not to be missed for it offers exquisite food,...

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Burlington, Vermont
Reviewed 2 December 2016

If you are on a driving tour, and have an afternoon to do something extravagant that you'll never do anywhere else in the world, take the long drive up to this over-the-top elegant fairy tale hotel/palace. set in the middle of the National Forest. Splurge and have lunch in the circular fine frescoed dining room - elegant soups, salads, entrees,...

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Reviewed 28 November 2016

An impressive place, decorated as a palace, big... Immense actually. The grounds are meticulously tendered by an army of gardeners, really nice. Situated in a national forest and offers peace and quiet. The rooms are dated, the furniture is old, seen better days many years ago but if you spend most of the hours away then no issue. Breakfast is...

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Austin, TX
Reviewed 16 November 2016

This was my second visit and I felt about the hotel the same as I did last time: Extraordinary building, awesome, actually and lovely gardens (It behooves you to arrive with plenty of daylight so you can go exploring.) but the rooms are minimal although adequate. Apparently, having read some of the earlier reviews, there must be quite a difference...

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1Thank JudyBoz
Calgary
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We spent one night at the Bussaco Palace hotel and we wished we could have stayed at least an extra night. The staff were incredibly friendly and helpful. The food and service at the hotel restaurant were impeccable. The Palace is unbelievably beautiful and we spent many hours wandering the palace and gardens, hiking up to the viewpoint at the...

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2Thank KelKoval
Reviewed 31 October 2016

a majestic hotel.dreamers rises from the center of a fairytale woood.in the heavily forested bussaco national park the hotel emergence out of nowhere.y flow my drone end made a video on youtube:palacio do bussaco 4k aerial drone account:pedrobatista4k

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Lake Elsinore, California
Reviewed 31 October 2016

If you are interested in visiting historic properties and are in this part of Portugal, consider staying for a night. If you are not interested in finding out it is not the Ritz-Carlton, drive on. The Palace is late 19th century luxury that had a mid-20th century buffing up. We loved it, but not for the obvious reasons. First off,...

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The hotel is quite magical, it having an historic and interesting history which attracts tourists simply to admire its gothic style architecture. Parts of the hotel have undergone much needed restoration that appears to be on-going. The rooms are reasonably basic but are in keeping with the atmosphere of the hotel. The restaurant is excellent, as is their menu and...

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Additional Information about Bussaco Palace Hotel

Address: Mata do Bussaco, Luso 3050-261, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Aveiro District > Luso
Price Range: €76 - €139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Bussaco Palace Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 64
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“we did not stay at the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles 132paulam, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are wonderful, since this Palace is exclusive to it's quiet and private location.”
 of 5 bubbles KlausABAnderson, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Corner rooms tend to be bigger and have longer balconies.”
 of 5 bubbles moniAdana, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“For the price, I can't imagine any room being anything but just fine.”
 of 5 bubbles loveistheanswer2016, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There is at least one room in the old part with a private balcony overlooking the gardens.”
 of 5 bubbles joseandglen, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
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