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  • Pousada of Cascais – Cidadela Historic Hotel and Art District

    This luxury Pousada Hotel is located in the lively coastal town of Cascais near Lisbon, Portugal’s vibrant capital city

    Description

    The Pousada of Cascais opened in Spring 2012 and is set within the walls of the 16th century Citadel in the centre of this delightful coastal town. The Citadel and the inner Fortress of Our Lady of Light (Nossa Senhora da Luz) were used between the 15th and 17th centuries for defending the Portuguese coast and the mouth of the River Tagus from French, English and Arab pirates. In the 19th century the Citadel was the summer residence of the royal family.

    This beautifully restored Hotel in Cascais perfectly combines the ancient with modern. With its sea views, swimming pool, luxury spa, central location and proximity to the capital it is a perfect base from which to discover the superb Lisbon coast of Portugal.

    The Hotel Fortaleza Da Cidadela, in the Lisbon area, has 126 rooms, including 18 suites. Many of the rooms are located in the former military barracks. Others, more modern, enjoy spectacular views to the sea or over the large internal courtyards. All rooms have en-suite bathroom, air conditioning, free internet access, minibar, hairdryer, safe, telephone and cable TV.

    The Pousada Cascais is situated in the centre of the cosmopolitan coastal town famous for its beaches, restaurants and elegant shops.

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    Hotel Facilities

    • Restaurant
    • Bar
    • Gym
    • Indoor and outdoor pools
    • Spa
    • Lift
    • Free premium internet access in public areas
    • 24h reception
    • Room service
    • Shop

    Activities Nearby

    • Golf
    • Beaches
    • Shopping
    • Marina
    • Casino
    • Tennis
    • Body boarding
    • Water-skiing
    • Windsurfing
    • Sailing
    • Parasailing
    • Climbing
    • Hiking
    • Autodrome
    • Scenic walks
    • Fishing

    Other Information

    • Lisbon airport is 32 kms
    • Adjoining rooms available
    • Rooms for disabled persons available
    • Stunning wedding location
    • Excellent conference/meeting facilities
    • Cascais Railway Station: 1 kms

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    Hotel Facilities
    • Restaurant
    • Bar
    • Gym
    • Indoor and outdoor pools
    • Spa
    • Lift
    • Free premium internet access in public areas
    • 24h reception
    • Room service
    • Shop
    Activities Nearby
    • Golf
    • Beaches
    • Shopping
    • Marina
    • Casino
    • Tennis
    • Body boarding
    • Water-skiing
    • Windsurfing
    • Sailing
    • Parasailing
    • Climbing
    • Hiking
    • Autodrome
    • Scenic walks
    • Fishing

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    Testimonials

    3 testimonials for Pousada of Cascais – Cidadela Historic Hotel and Art District

    1. We have just returned from a week’s stay at the pousada in Cascais. We enjoyed it so much we are seriously thinking of booking a further week here this September. Everyone, from the reception staff, waiters and the chambermaids were without exception polite and welcoming. Nothing was too much trouble. We were lucky to have a room overlooking the marina which had ceiling to floor and wall to wall sliding glass door which led to huge patio. There were fresh flowers in the room. We arrived late at night after Resteraunts in Cascais were closed but had a really nice bar meal at midnight and the waiters did not make us feel we were a nuisance – the perfect introduction to this relaxing, welcoming hotel.

    2. Could not fault our stay here. Best points are the amazing staff, who were polite, enthusiastic and welcoming at all times together with the location in beautiful Cascais. We would return.

    3. Excellent stay for three days. Enjoyed it immensely. I can only re-iterate the comments from other guests as above. I would agree about the late maid service and maybe that can be addressed. We wanted to dine in the separate restaurant on the opposite side of the courtyard but they couldn’t fit us in ( everyone stayed at the hotel that evening because it was too wet to go out !) which was a shame . WE would have liked to have dined there. All in all, it was a nice experience and we loved Cascais , particularly the cultural aspects of the town. Best wishes

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    Excellent stay for three days. Enjoyed it immensely. I can only re-iterate the comments from other guests as above. I would agree about the late maid service and maybe that can be addressed. We wanted to dine in the separate restaurant on the opposite side of the courtyard but they couldn't fit us in ( everyone stayed at the hotel that evening because it was too wet to go out !) which was a shame . WE would have liked to have dined there. All in all, it was a nice experience and we loved Cascais , particularly the cultural aspects of the town. Best wishes
    Alan Markham
    Could not fault our stay here. Best points are the amazing staff, who were polite, enthusiastic and welcoming at all times together with the location in beautiful Cascais. We would return.
    Mrs Hawkesworth
    We have just returned from a week's stay at the pousada in Cascais. We enjoyed it so much we are seriously thinking of booking a further week here this September. Everyone, from the reception staff, waiters and the chambermaids were without exception polite and welcoming. Nothing was too much trouble. We were lucky to have a room overlooking the marina which had ceiling to floor and wall to wall sliding glass door which led to huge patio. There were fresh flowers in the room. We arrived late at night after Resteraunts in Cascais were closed but had a really nice bar meal at midnight and the waiters did not make us feel we were a nuisance - the perfect introduction to this relaxing, welcoming hotel.
    Keith and Ruth Heyes

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    1 Nov 2014 to
    31 Oct 2015
    Rates in EUR
    1 Nov to 31 Mar 2015 1 Apr to
    31 May 2015
    1 to 30 Jun 2015
    1 to 31 Oct 2015
    1 to 16 Jul 2015
    31 Aug to
    30 Sep 2015
    17 Jul to
    30 Aug 2015
    Standard room 155 195 225 275 295
    Golden Age Standard room 139.5 175.5 202.5 247.5 265.5
    Standard w/ balcony 186 234 270 330 354
    Golden Age Standard w/ balcony 167.4 210.6 243 297 318.6
    Superior 171 195 225 275 295
    Golden Age Superior 153.9 175.5 202.5 247.5 265.5
    Superior w/ balcony 248 312 360 440 472
    Golden Age Superior w/ balcony 223.2 280.8 324 396 424.8
    Superior w/ marina/sea view 263 331 382 467 501
    Golden Age Superior w/ marina/sea view 236.7 297.9 343.8 420.3 450.9
    Junior Suite 279 351 405 495 531
    Golden Age Junior Suite 251.1 315.9 364.5 445.5 477.9
    Cidadela suite 534 672 776 948 1017
    Golden Age Cidadela suite 480.6 604.8 698.4 853.2 915.3
    Presidential suite 635 799 922 1127 1209
    Golden Age Presidential suite 571.5 719.1 829.8 1014.3 1088.1

     

    Please note


    - Prices are per night for 2 persons sharing a double room and include breakfast and taxes 
    - Prices are valid until 31 October 2015 – they are subject to change without prior notice 
    - Special rates apply at New Year (30 and 31 Dec) 
    - Special rates are available for reservations of 10 bedrooms or more 
    - Cancellations – 1st night will be charged if the reservation is cancelled less than 48 hours prior to arrival (special promotions may have different cancellation policies) 
    - No show – the whole stay will be charged

    Location/Directions

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    Address: 
    Cidadela de Cascais
    Avenida D. Carlos I
    2750-310 Cascais 

    Surrounding area: 

    • Estoril (5 kms): A cosmopolitan coastal town which has maintained its somewhat faded grandeur. The picturesque beach of Tamariz is overlooked by a castle and has many cafes and bars. Behind the beach is the casino which was the inspiration for Ian Fleming’s James Bond and Casino Royal.
    • Guincho (9 kms): The magnificent sandy Atlantic beach of Guincho has some of the best rollers in Europe – it’s a true paradise for surfers.
    • Sintra (17 kms): a UNESCO World Heritage Site famous for its fairytale palace, incredible vistas, and notable museum collections.
    • Queluz (23 kms): The Palace of Queluz is Portugal’s finest example of Rococo architecture.
    • Lisbon (27 kms): Europe’s second oldest capital city which oozes history and culture.
    • Mafra (36 kms): When built, the gigantic Mafra Palace was intended to compete in magnificence and grandeur with Spain’s Escorial and St. Peter’s in Rome.
    • Ericeira (39 kms): A charming fishing village with narrow streets, whitewashed houses edged in blue, sandy beaches and excellent seafood restaurants.

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