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Casa da Farmacia

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   Rua Miguel Bombarda, 8, Armamar 5110-139, Portugal
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We happened upon Casa da Farmacia during a stopover in Armamar and what a surprise it turned out to be. The moment we walked in it was a very warm and friendly welcome. The rooms were very nice with good views and quiet during the night. Jose directed us to a local restaurant specialising in lamb and it was turn... More

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Porto, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice place to stay and enjoy the country life. Quiet and peace are the best classification. Very nice enviroment and the staf is 5 stars. It´s sad to be so far away. Nice for wine culture and tasting

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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since we got home from our holiday in Porto and Armamar, we have been telling everyone we know about it. The landscape is stunningly beautiful, people were kind to us everywhere we went, and the wines and ports of the region are world-renowned. As an added extra, we found good value in every establishment. But, without question, the icing on... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Casa da Farmacia was quaint and beautiful. Amazing from start to end. Jose, the owner, was so helpful. He printed out maps of daily excursions for us and gave us all sorts of helpful hints on the way. The rooms are beautiful, but so are the common bar room and common entertainment room which we enjoyed daily upon our return.... More

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Fribourg, Switzerland
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a bit skeptic - could it really be so good as all the people described? It was BETTER. It is not only the location - Jose is the person, who turned our stay into the best experience we had so far. He was really taking care of us, we arrived late without lunch and before dinner. He prepared... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were so fortunate to find Casa da Farmacia! In our five weeks of travelling, this was our best hotel experience! The rooms are absolutely spotless! Breakfast was a treat! And the owners, Jose and Marlene, are so hospitable! They had many suggestions for our stay in the Douro region along with maps and other helpful notes. We were so... More

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Yorkshire
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

We booked two rooms at this b&b in May for one night. The owners were very welcoming and ensured that our stay was perfect. Rooms were spotlessly clean, we'll presented and very comfortable with lovely balcony views over the town. We ate dinner in the hotel which was exceptional, all served by Jose the owner who took great pride in... More

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Raanana
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We have spent one night in the Casa de Farmazia. We could not wish more from the small and warm mini-hotel (10 rooms): Jose (the owner), his welcome (with port wine), the cosy room. Every corner of the hotel (reception, reading/TV room, dining area) well thought and architected. The room exceptionaly clean. The breakfest plentiful and rewarding (cold dishes only).... More

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algarve
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We enjoyed everything about our 2 night stay in Casa da Farmácia. The accommodation was attractive and comfortable, the breakfast was excellent and our host, José was attentive to every detail. We particularly appreciated the information he provided which allowed us to see places we had not even intended visiting and helped to give us a more comprehensive understanding of... More

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Lisbon, Portugal
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

The staff was super attentive and helped us out with everything including restaurant and trip options. The rooms were very good and the property is centrally located in Armamar (not a big place, but still pleasant).

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Additional Information about Casa da Farmacia

Address: Rua Miguel Bombarda, 8, Armamar 5110-139, Portugal
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Location: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Viseu District > Armamar
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Casa da Farmacia 3*
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The Casa da Farmacia is a building up tourism housing in rural areas. The building dates back to 1904 and was recently renovated, taking care to keep the original design, to resort to such raw materials in the region. The columns that host the gate and the gate dating from 1904 and are the only ones that exist in this time in Armamar. The existing fireplace in the dining room was in ancient times the same fireplace that people in the village used to dry the smoked meats. The Casa da Farmácia is comprised of a patio where you can relax and have a glass of wine from the Douro, with a bar, a reading room, a dining room, ten bedrooms, all with en-suite bathroom. The house is equipped in all compartments including rooms with air conditioning, central heating and wireless internet broadband free. The House of Pharmacy is located right in the historic center of Armamar, in South Douro, region that was classified by the UNESCO World Heritage, its privileged location allows guests can easily visit the wineries villages and perform medieval scripts. ... more   less 
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