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Pousada do Geres - Canicada Charming Hotel

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Peneda - Geres National Park, Canicada 4850-047, Portugal
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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amsterdam
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lovely pousada offers nice views from the restaurant and terrace. Rooms are not big, but adequate. The swimmingpool is nice. Friendly staff. The National park is closeby and there is a lot to see in the area.

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Lisbon
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44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the Pousada da Caniçada for 2 nights, mid-June, room 205. The Pousada is set in a wonderful location, in the middle of the forest, with a spectacular view over the Caniçada dam reservoir and the Gerês mountain range. The building blends perfectly with the landscape and has a quaint, charming mountain lodge look. Most rooms have a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Distant from a town, and the national park, and other restaurants. Nevertheless it has a beautiful view. Room is comfortable, restaurant somewhat formal with very good food and service. Good breakfasts. Nice pool.

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Manager_SBento, Gerente at Pousada do Geres - Canicada Charming Hotel, responded to this review

Mrs. Harriet, Thank you for taking the time to share such a helpful review We are glad you have enjoyed the overall stay. Thank you very much for your thoughtful review that prospective guests will certainly find helpful. Thank you also for your wonderful feedback on the staff performance, the room, the gastronomy and swimming pool area. We hope to... More 

mississauga, ontario
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28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Not your traditional Pousada..more like a Alpine style hotel. Room was modern,large, clean and comfortable and we could see clear across the valley. We had a very nice terrace and on our arrival we ate lunch outside.The breakfast buffet had a good variety of fruits, meats, buns, pastries, yogurt as well as eggs and very good bacon..The front reception was... More 

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Manager_SBento, Gerente at Pousada do Geres - Canicada Charming Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Madame, First of all we would like to thank you for your preference in Grupo Pestana , particularly in Pousada Gerês – Caniçada. Thank you for taking time to share your experience during your stay. We deeply appreciate your good review about our rooms, breakfast and Front reception Staff. We look forward to welcoming you in a next opportunity.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

This was a 5 star experience in the middle of the mountains. The staff was so nice and polite, the food was incredible (although a bit expensive), the bedrooms were big and the beds were super comfortable and clean. The hotel is perfectly placed, as you easily get to the towns around and also get to enjoy a quiet place... More 

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Manager_SBento, Gerente at Pousada do Geres - Canicada Charming Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Zillian, thank you very much for choosing to stay at Pousada do Gerês and for taking the time to post this review. We are delighted to see that enjoyed your stay at Pousada and National Park.We look forward to welcoming you in a next opportunity.Best regards More 

Alton, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Tucked away in the Geres National Park in northern Portugal this Pousada is a gem. Set on a hillside overlooking forests and lakes the views from balconies are magnificent. There is plenty to do in the area with many attractive villages as well as numerous walking routes through the park. Guides for these routes are available at local tourist offices.... More 

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Manager_SBento, Gerente at Pousada do Geres - Canicada Charming Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest,thank you very much for choosing to stay at Pousada da Caniçada and for taking the time to post this review. We certainly enjoyed reading your review and would like to thank you for your evaluation. We hope to be able to welcome you again in a near future. Best Regards More 

Antwerp, Belgium
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40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

The pousada is excellent situated to visit the National park and has a very nice view over it. The common areas are basic but cosy and so are the – very small - rooms. The air-conditioning didn’t work. The breakfast and dinner are nothing special but they have a nice wine list. Also remarkable is the excellent pool. In my... More 

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Manager_SBento, Gerente at Pousada do Geres - Canicada Charming Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Customer, Thank you very much for choosing to stay at Pousada da Caniçada and for taking the time to post this review. We deeply appreciate your review about us, our pool as well as we took note of your suggestions and we will take it into account in order to improve our offer. We look forward to welcoming you... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Pousadas used to have a reliably excellent reputation, but now that they've been privatised, it's hit and miss. This one, apart from the view, is one to miss. The bedroom smelled of damp mould -"from carpet cleaner" we were told but the carpets were all dirty and stained. The bathroom was poky with no functioning ventilation so our swimmers still... More 

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Manager_SBento, Gerente at Pousada do Geres - Canicada Charming Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for choosing to stay at Pousadas de Portugal and for taking the time to post a review on Pousada de S. Bento. We take all feedback seriously, and sincerely regret that our accommodations and Restaurant didn't match your expectations. We hope you can choose again Pousadas de Portugal. Best Regards. More 

Bergen, Norway
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

A charming hotel with a great view over the park and the river. The staff was very polite and gave us all the informations we needed. The beds were very comfortable and the room was clean and tidy. The best part is sitting outside enjoying all the green on the surrounding park.

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Manager_SBento, Gerente at Pousada do Geres - Canicada Charming Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Victor, First of all we would like to thank you for your preference in Grupo Pestana , particularly in Pousada de S. Bento – Gerês. Thank you for taking time to share your experience during your stay in Pousada S. Bento. We deeply appreciate your good review about our services and Staff . We look forward to welcoming you... More 

Amarante, Portugal
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46 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

First came here over 30 years ago and dined here regularly. Nostalgic trip to show my wife as we now live in the North of Portugal. Great food with very helpful service. The views are to die for! It was good all those years ago and better now. I just used the restaurant on this occasion for lunch. It was... More 

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Manager_SBento, Gerente at Pousada do Geres - Canicada Charming Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Paul, First of all we would like to thank preference for Pousadas de Portugal, especially the Pousada de S. Bento - Geres. We are delighted to see that enjoyed your stay at Gerês once more. More inform you that we have taken note of the suggestions in terms of meals, and the same shall be taken into consideration with... More 

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