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  • Pousada of Obidos – Hotel Castelo

    The magnificent Pousada Obidos is a luxury hotel situated in a medieval Castle in the old walls of Obidos, a fortified town in the west of Portugal

    Description

    The town of Obidos is known as the ‘wedding present town’ as it was given by King Dinis to his bride, D. Isabel, on their wedding day in 1282. Since then, Obidos has been a place of refuge and relaxation for the Portuguese monarchy. Obidos is an excellent example of medieval architecture – its beautiful squares, narrow streets, walled fortress and castle are a popular tourist destination.

    This luxury Hotel in Obidos is housed within the town’s 12th century medieval castle, which is considered one of the 7 marvels of Portugal and is awaiting classification of ‘World Heritage’ by UNESCO.

    The Pousada of Obidos has 14 double rooms and 3 suites, 9 of which are located in the castle and 8 in a new wing. All rooms are named after Portugal’s Kings and Queens who have stayed in the town. They have en-suite bathroom, heating/air conditioning, safe, minibar, bathrobes, hairdryer, telephone, Cable TV and internet access.

    There are some good restaurants in Obidos but we recommend eating in the Pousada’s own restaurant which offers excellent regional and international cuisine.

    For more information the Hotel Castelo and the surrounding area please visit the Obidos page.

    Hotel Facilities

    • Restaurant and Bar
    • In-room massages
    • Free internet in public areas
    • Business centre
    • 24h reception
    • Room service
    • No private parking – limited free spaces outside Pousada
    • Shop

    Activities Nearby

    • Hunting
    • Horse riding
    • Water sports
    • Fishing
    • Golf: Praia D’el Rey Golf Club (10 kms) – a championship golf course and world-class spa

    Other Information

    • Lisbon airport is 81 kms
    • Stunning wedding location
    • The Pousada has a number of steps which may make a stay difficult for guests with walking difficulties
    • Excellent conference/meeting facilities
    • Obidos Railway station 1 kms

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    Hotel Facilities
    • Restaurant and Bar
    • In-room massages
    • Free internet in public areas
    • Business centre
    • 24h reception
    • Room service
    • No private parking – limited free spaces outside Pousada
    • Shop
    Activities Nearby
    • Hunting
    • Horse riding
    • Water sports
    • Fishing
    • Golf: Praia D’el Rey Golf Club (10 kms) – a championship golf course and world-class spa

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    5 testimonials for Pousada of Obidos – Hotel Castelo

    1. The experience I had staying at the Castle was the best part of my trip to Portugal. The Castle is very beautiful and the rooms comfortable. The lady at the front desk was warm and welcoming. The young man who seemed to be doing everything from carrying bags to waiting tables was exceptional friendly and helpful. The town of Obidos is very charming. The road up to the Castle was an experience in itself, streets are very narrow, can be scary at times, so be very careful!!!! I enjoyed the town too at night when all the tourists were gone, it became quiet and even more enchanting!! I highly recommend this Pousada, and thank you to the staff for the great service!!!!

    2. Yes, the road to the castle was a challenge and yes, it was a tough climb up the stairs to get to the entrance but it’s a castle for crying out loud… enclosed in a walled-fortress. We thought it was wonderful. Our room overlooking the courtyard was beautiful. The service was very nice. The employees couldn’t have been more gracious. We loved Obidos. It was one of the best places we visited in Portugal. If you are looking for Las Vegas don’t come here. But if you want a warm castle experience stay at the Pousada in Obidos. And yes, we got the Golden Age discount.
      ann & richard leatherbury

    3. Great experience to stay in the castle. The service was very good, especially a pleasant woman who brought us breakfast on the terrace – very nice! The castle is stunning. We would have liked some information on the history – we got 2 conflicting answers when we asked 2 staff. All in all a wonderful experience that we have recommended to others. A highlight of our trip through Spain and Portugal.

    4. Our travel group of five arrived in Obidos and had some trouble finding the correct entrance through the wall up to the Pousada. Our receptionist was on the lookout for us and came out to take the car up the last incline. Our rooms were in the tower and also in the newer section. What a wonderful treat. One room even had a fireplace where we could go out on the balcony and watch the sight and light show on the local church (we were there during the Christmas holiday). We were given places to see and suggestions for walks. Our hosts at the pousada were outstanding and we enjoyed wonderful meals too. Thank you so much Scarlett Rehrig, USA

    5. We have much enjoyed our stay at this Pousada. We were greeted with the traditional drink and were allocated a nice unit. The restaurant is excellent though a bit expensive. Getting with a car is a challenge but with the stuff assistance we have parked safely. The town is lovely and worth spending at least a day in the small streets and around the old walls. You will enjoy!

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    We have much enjoyed our stay at this Pousada. We were greeted with the traditional drink and were allocated a nice unit. The restaurant is excellent though a bit expensive. Getting with a car is a challenge but with the stuff assistance we have parked safely. The town is lovely and worth spending at least a day in the small streets and around the old walls. You will enjoy!
    Moriel
    Our travel group of five arrived in Obidos and had some trouble finding the correct entrance through the wall up to the Pousada. Our receptionist was on the lookout for us and came out to take the car up the last incline. Our rooms were in the tower and also in the newer section. What a wonderful treat. One room even had a fireplace where we could go out on the balcony and watch the sight and light show on the local church (we were there during the Christmas holiday). We were given places to see and suggestions for walks. Our hosts at the pousada were outstanding and we enjoyed wonderful meals too. Thank you so much Scarlett Rehrig, USA
    Scarlett Rehrig

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    1 Nov 2014 to 31 Oct 2015
    Rates in EUR
    1 Nov to 29 Dec 2014
    4 Jan to 1 Apr 2015
    5 Apr to 31 Jul 2015
    13 Sep to 31 Oct 2015
    30 Dec to 3 Jan 2015
    2 to 4 Apr 2015
    1 Aug to 12 Sep 2015
    Sun-Fri Sat Sun-Fri Sat Sun-Fri Sat
    Standard room new wing 170 200 220 250 270 300
    Golden Age Standard room new wing 153 180 198 225 243 270
    Standard room 180 210 230 260 280 310
    Golden Age Standard room 162 189 207 234 252 279
    Superior room balcony 206 242 266 302 326 362
    Golden Age Superior room new wing 185.4 217.8 239.4 271.8 293.4 325.8
    Superior room 216 252 276 312 336 372
    Golden Age Superior room 194.4 226.8 248.4 280.8 302.4 334.8
    Suite 243 284 311 351 378 419
    Golden Age Suite 218.7 255.6 279.9 315.9 340.2 377.1
    Special Tower suite 395 395 395 395 395 395
    Golden Age Special Tower suite 355.5 355.5 355.5 355.5 355.5 355.5

     

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    - 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

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    Address: 
    Paço Real
    2510-999 Óbidos 

    Surrounding area: 

    • Peniche (25 kms): A fishing town with beautiful beaches and excellent seafood restaurants.
    • Alcobaca (40 kms): Home of Europe’s greatest Cistercian Temple, the Abbey of Santa Maria.
    • Nazare (40 kms): Portugal’s most famous fishing village.
    • Batalha (70 km): Batalha’s Abbey is one of Europe’s greatest Gothic masterpieces.
    • Fatima (80 kms): The world famous pilgrimage site.
    • Lisbon (110 kms): Europe’s second oldest capital city which oozes history and culture.

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