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Estalagem do Forte Muchaxo

Praia do Guincho | Cascais and Sintra Natural Park, Cascais 2750-642 Cascais, Portugal
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Ranked #19 of 22 Hotels in Cascais
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ballymena, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had stayed at this hotel before but the pool had been closed after a storm It had all been repaired and was great the hotel has been partially refurbished And the roo. We stayed in no 6 was modern clean and bright We will definitely come back and stay again

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

My and my boyfriend stayed here around mid January and enjoyed our stay, we played squash every night and played on the beach a bit.The guy at the surf shop underneath the hotel was really friendly compared to other surf shop we went to (Angels surf school/shop). The views are incredible. I imagine in summer this place is gorgeous! Loved... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

This Inn is rated 4 stars. Dont expect that from the rooms, but, do expect a 5 stars / wonderful location over Guincho Beach. Breakfast reasonable. In winter, it´s really cosy, due to the fireplace in the long hall before the restaurant (over the beach...). This "long hall" is really something, since there are two main areas: one, with a... More 

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Portimao, Portugal
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The rooms in this hotel look nothing like the website. The hotel has a four star rating but is more like a two bedroom guest house. The breakfast in the morning was typical of a guest house. The bar is dark and cold and the restaurant in dire need of renovation. We were supposed to stay three days but left... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Excellent hotel with a very friendly, helpful staff, in particular the sweetie Margarida. I had never met such lovely person, who made me feel so great and enjoy my stay much more. Margarida lent us an electric kettle and an iron upon arrival, and also accompanied us to our room. Margarida was always very nice with me and hubby, giving... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

To be frank, the location is the main attraction, which is a shame as this was once THE HOTEL! And yet despite all of its numerous deficiencies (which I will list below) Muchaxo retains its charm and a sense of history. However it is suffering from being designed and built in an era that predates mass tourism and the ubiquitous... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The Estalagem do Muchaxo is now outclassed by the newer Fortaleza, but it is a quaint old hotel on the magnificent Guincho beach. We did not stay there but had a chance to take some pictures, in particular of the lovely old swimming pool and the surroundings.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

You need to ask for a room with sea view. This is the best and key part of your stay - the view is absolutely amazing and the noise of the ocean blasting waves onto the fortress and rocks is once in the lifetime. The beach is fun and clean and very beautiful views. The ocean comes and goes -... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Well i can't say what the experience actually staying at the hotel was like but i can tell you this: I had booked a room for a guest of my wedding who was also the photographer and flying in from New York. The booking was made under her name but with my details (email/mobile number/payment etc). I called up to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Old and famous hotel near the ocean. All rooms are made in interesting amazing style, views from windows are unforgettable! Nice bar and restaurant, staff always ready to help you, parking have more than enought places,hotel is not very expensive! Want to return there! Really))

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