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Pousada Vale do Gaio

3.5 of 5 Inn   |   Barragem Vale Do Gaio, Torrao 7595-034 , Portugal
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Ranked #1 of 2 Torrao B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013
RBSlx Lisbon, Portugal
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lisbon, Portugal
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Vale do Gaio is a sweet, carefully decorated little hotel facing a wonderful damn where relaxation is mandatory. A warm welcome set the mood for our wonderful 3 night stay. Every morning, a breakfast room filed with fresh, locally prepared food and no time limit, helped us start our days just as we needed: with no rush. The rooms are... More

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Lisbon, Portugal
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Unique place absolutely astonishing. The location is absolutely beautiful right upon the lake with a feeling of tranquility still andness. The sounds of nature in the summer remind you that you are outside of your usual day to day life. The decoration with white beds outside in the terrace and in the common living room bring charm to the place.... More

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Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
33 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

Words can't describe the feeling of peace and tranquility. I love portugals lost havens. This one was found and lovingly restored by a great restauranteur and his wife so food is a major asset. Swim in the pool or the lake. Enjoy the silence or a food conversation with guests from around the world. Why bit a country home when... More

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Lisbon, Portugal
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
23 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

No words to describe how much amazing this place is. Great location in the middle of the nature with a fabulous landscape, magnificent atmosphere, great room with amazing view over the dam. A lot of activities to do: hunting, fishing, canoeing, BTT, walking. To finalize you have an amazing restaurant with traditional food simply divine. It's the ideal place to... More

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Lisbon, Portugal
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

If your wish is to relax and enjoy te Portuguese food pleasures, a weekend here is the greatest choice. Bike, cayaking or some reading are some of the choices. Decoration make you feel like home. Near Lisbon (1h30 distance) in case you would like to travel to the capital.

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Zurich, Switzerland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

not bad for the price. Really nice laidback hotel in a very reserved location. a little bit expensive but it's worth it. the food is really nice but again, a little bit expensive. really big choice of wines for a reasonable price. the outside area is really really nice, to bad the water levels run pretty low on the dam... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

Stayed for 2 nights, and really enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere. The surroundings are very peaceful and quiet, a real change from the hustle an bustle of the coast. We've been coming to Portugal about every 2nd year since 1997, but this must be one of the most chilled out places we stayed at, definitely very good value if you're looking... More

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San Francisco, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2012

We stayed only one night with our family of five, but had we known how lovely it was we would have planned a longer sojourn. The rooms are comfortable and well thought out, unlike many hotels, with lights where you need them and hooks that work. Maria Jose who greeted us was charming and helpful, even though our reservation hadn't... More

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Sagres, Portugal
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2011

I stayed 3 days at Pousada Vale do Gaio with my family. The rooms are super comfortable, the staff very friendly and atmosphere is very charming. The view from the terrace is amazing and for me was the best waking moment I ever had. The sunrise over the lagoon along with the silence and pure nature makes this place pure... More

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Lisbon, Portugal
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2011

Vale do Gaio is a wonderful place! I dare to say it is simply the best place I’ve ever been for the past 4 years in Portugal. The landscape is breathtaking, the food is simply delicious and very well presented, the staff is very polite and makes us feel …at home! The owners are excellent hosts; it really feels like... More

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Additional Information about Pousada Vale do Gaio

Address: Barragem Vale Do Gaio, Torrao 7595-034 , Portugal
Location: Portugal > Central Portugal > Setubal District > Torrao
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Torrao
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Pousada Vale do Gaio 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
In the deep heart of Alentejo, over a beautiful dam, you will find the stunning Vale do Gaio Hotel. It is the perfect place for those who appreciate the culinary delights of the region and enjoy hunting, fishing, walking and other sports such as biking, bow & arrow, canoeing and more. Surrounded by the natural beauty of the great outdoors, our guests at Vale do Gaio Inn share an unforgettable experience. ... more   less 
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