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  • Pousada de 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.

    Hotel Cascais

    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.

    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
    • RNET 4609

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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

    4 testimonials for Pousada de Cascais – Cidadela Historic Hotel and Art District

    1. We have just stayed at this wonderful hotel. Perfect location opposite the marina, nice view, fantastic architecture where ancient and modern elements melt together, even the standard rooms are very nice, great breakfast and last but not least: this place is already special but what really makes it to a very special hotel is the STAFF: outstandingly friendly and helpful at all times! The best ingredient is always the one you cannot see: it’s the love and enthusiam someone puts in!
      Only negative point; our stay was too short…

    2. 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.

    3. 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.

    4. 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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    Rates

    Rates 
     

    1 Nov 2017 to
    31 Oct 2018
    Rates in  EUR
    1 Nov to 31 Mar 2018 1 Apr to 31 May 2018 1 to 30 Jun 2018
    1 to 31 Oct 2018
    1 to 16 Jul 2018
    1 to 30 Sep 2018
    17 Jul to 31 Aug 2018
    Standard room from 135 from 160 from 245 from 305 from 325
    Superior room from 145 from 170</td from 293 from 365 from 389
    Superior w/ balcony from 155 from 200 from 330 from 411 from 438
    Junior Suite from 175 from 325 from 391 from 487 from 519
    Cidadela Sea view room from 205 from 375 from 440 from 548 from584
    Cidadela Sea view suite from 527 from 890 from 844 from 1050 from 1119
    Presidential suite from 631 from 646 from 1003 from 1248 from 1330

    Please note

    – Prices are per night for 2 persons sharing a double room and include breakfast and taxes 
    – Prices are valid until 31 October 2018
    – 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
    – City Tax: Effective January 1, 2016, a tourism tax of EUR 1 per person, per night, will be charged and collected at the property. This tax does not apply from the 8th night of stay and children 13 and below are exempt. This amount has been determined by the local administration. Tax subject to change without prior notice.

    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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