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Pousada de Palmela Historic Hotel

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Castelo de Palmela, Palmela 2950-997, Portugal (Formerly Pousada Castelo de Palmela)
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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443 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The site could not be more perfect. Wonderful view of setubal, breathtaking building, excellent service in the reception and restaurant. Very comfortable rooms, though some parts somewhat cool in wintertime. Room serrvice with some room to improve, though. The minibar is too simple. Very good breakfast. The staf is very friendly as a whole. Worth going!

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Hardenberg, The Netherlands
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94 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It is a true experience to find oneself in such a beautiful place. The location literally as well as metaphorically: TOP! A winding bumpy road, unpaved, leads a place of luxury with beautiful sights on allsides. Luxury blended with history and taste. Just goo and see. Very friendly and helpful reception.

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Summerland, Canada
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautifully restored convent and for us it was such a treat to stay on site of this ancient castle. Our basic room was on sale (due to it being January no doubt) but was large with comfortable bed and lovely linens. Certainly worth every penny and the views from the room and the castle are just stunning... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

This place is certainly not lacking in character. From the small town which nestles under the castle, you can catch a bus which leaves usually every half an hour, to take you to Lisbon in 50 minutes, or go walking in the nature park next to the hotel (pick up a guided walk from the tourist office in the castle).... More 

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Pousada P, Manager at Pousada de Palmela Historic Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for having shared your recent experience at Pousada Castelo de Palmela. Your comments are of great value to us and will contribute to improve our overall services and an exclusive enjoyment to our guest’s. It will be a great pleasure for all of us to welcome you back soon. Best Regards, Rita Ferreira The Manager More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

A fascinating and hugely interesting former nunnery which has been brought back into use through conversion into a modern hotel. The rooms are large and airy, many affording spectacular views towards Lisbon or over the countryside.They are very well equipped with the en-suite bathrooms finished to a high standard. The building is on a ridge adjacent to a medieval fortress... More 

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Pousada P, Manager at Pousada de Palmela Historic Hotel, responded to this review

DearGuest, Thank you for having shared your recent experience at Pousada Castelo de Palmela. It is very rewarding to read your compliments regarding Pousada. Most of all, we are happy to learn that you have enjoyed so much your stay with us and your kind words are highly appreciated. It will be a great pleasure for all of us to... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

This is an interesting hotel in a fantastic medieval castle location with fabulous views of the countryside. The rooms are huge and it's a quick 40 minute trip to the Lisbon airport. However, when we checked in, there was a large family with 4 children riding bicycles through the lobby and bar area. Granted, it was raining out, but these... More 

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Pousada P, Manager at Pousada de Palmela Historic Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for having shared your recent experience at Pousada Castelo de Palmela. We are very sorry for your experience, at Pousadas de Portugal we deliver an excellent service to every guest and always try to surpass the expectations, so this type of feedback is never expected. Please be aware that we’ll take immediate action in correcting service... More 

Shelby Township
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81 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

It is a perfect use of a centuries old building. The hotel is quite modern and comfortable. The windows open to the fresh air. The bathrooms are immaculate. The dining room is elegant and the service is wonderful. The hotel is a perfect combination of museum, sacred space and historical monument. I cannot wait to return!

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Pousada P, Manager at Pousada de Palmela Historic Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for having shared your recent experience at Pousada Castelo de Palmela. It is very rewarding to read your compliments regarding Pousada. Most of all, we are happy to learn that you have enjoyed so much your stay with us and your kind words are highly appreciated. It will be a great pleasure for all of us... More 

Montreal, Canada
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66 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

At first you think its just another castle and with a posada (hotel) attached to it on the other end. This posada is a jewel to discover. The renovation is outstanding, maintaining the old castle look while the addition is to preserve what is historical and have a function. Like the glass doors all around the terrace arch ways. The... More 

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Pousada P, Manager at Pousada de Palmela Historic Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for having shared your recent experience at Pestana Pousada Castelo de Palmela. It is very rewarding to read your compliments regarding Pousada. Most of all, we are happy to learn that you have enjoyed so much your stay with us and your kind words are highly appreciated. It will be a great pleasure for all of... More 

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196 reviews
119 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

This former castle located at the top of the hill with amazing view surrounding the castle. Room is big, clean and comfortable with separate bedroom from living room and big bathroom. This castle hotel is relatively big and well maintained with inner courtyard they keep it clean and every functional room is decorated in medieval style. Breakfast is also remarkable... More 

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Pousada P, Manager at Pousada de Palmela Historic Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for having shared your recent experience at Pestana Pousada Castelo de Palmela. It is very rewarding to read your compliments regarding Pousada. Most of all, we are happy to learn that you have enjoyed so much your stay with us and your kind words are highly appreciated. It will be a great pleasure for all of... More 

Sittard, The Netherlands
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99 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

We stayed two nights in this magnificent top hotel as the start of out round-trip through Portugal and Spain. The staff was very helpfull and friendly. Breakfast was excellent. Rooms are spacious and quiet. You can take dinner in the hotel, but we preferred to use dinner in the village. From the hotel you can reach Lisbon by car in... More 

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Pousada P, Manager at Pousada de Palmela Historic Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for having shared your recent experience at Pestana Pousada Castelo de Palmela. It is very rewarding to read your compliments regarding Pousada. Most of all, we are happy to learn that you have enjoyed so much your stay with us and your kind words are highly appreciated. It will be a great pleasure for all of... More 

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