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Hotel Fundador

Av. D. Afonso Henriques, 740 Apartado 331, Guimaraes 4810-431, Portugal
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Ranked #9 of 17 Hotels in Guimaraes
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for one day to visit the medieval center of Guimaraes. The hotel was clean and the rooms were the expected from a typical 3 star hotel. Breakfast was average. The main advantages of this hotel were the convenient location, parking in the basement, the free wifi and helpful and guests oriented staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I stayed in Hotel FUndador Guimarães - 3 start - on September 15. The rooms are comfortable, very clean and modern. Wi fi connection is reasonably good. We arrive d around 10 pm and it was possible to have a light meal at upper floor bar - the service is very good!. I do recommend this hotel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

We stumbled upon Hotel Fundador late last night & what a pleasant surprise! Very friendly service, large clean rooms, close to town and excellent value - hard to fault (unless dated decor gets you down). €50 for a massive twin room (actually a queen + 2 singles) with parking & breakfast included. Oh, and WiFi in the room. Definitely worth... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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12 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This hotel is only a few hundred meters from the train station so you can walk there. For the price its a good hotel. The breakfast room has the most fantastic views. The rooms are big and clean, maybe slightly dated still but nothing bad. Its close to walk into the main centre so quite central to everything. Free wifi... More 

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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

We booked this hotel for one night only but the bar at the top floor was a nice surprise for us. It has excellent panoramic view on the city. Location is also very convenient. The room was good and also with a view. Very good value for money.

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
34 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

With great height, the Hotel is rather intrusive on the local landscape but does provide wonderful views from the higher floors. Everything is generally fine here. Rooms were large, clean & everything worked. Plenty of hot water, internet super fast (with free voucher), bed was comfortable & small minibar. Downside - no room kettle, no room safe and no iron.... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

If book a high Floor above 6th floor you get a fantastic view over the city. The hotel has very large rooms, and covered parking included. Is a few minutes from the old town, a close in 100 m to the central arts and music auditorium. is a must in Guimaraes,

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17 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

The Fundador is a ten minute walk from the city center-downhill into town, uphill back to the hotel. Our room was large, lots of room to stow luggage, good-sized bathroom. All very clean. The breakfast (included in the price) had good selection. There is on-site parking. Our room (eighth floor) had a wonderful view of the city. The hotel is... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

I've stayed there with my family and the rooms are very large and very clean. The kids loved it. It's very well located (very close to the historic center) and the staff is very friendly and helpfull. The breakfast is very good and it's a very good deal for a large family.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

Got a double room via Priceline in late Aug-12. Very close to Historic Center - however walking back to the hotel involves a 300m, or so, slight incline. Rooms were clean and convenient; WiFi passwords expired every 12hrs - a bit annoying. Breakfast and its restaurant/room service were very good. In-door garage is a plus, but spaces are tight and... More 

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