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Paco De Calheiros

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Calheiros, Ponte de Lima 4990 - 575, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014
330SandraM London, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Unfortunately we were drowned out by the torrential rain on the day we visited Paco De Calheiros, but a wonderful warm welcome was awaiting us by the Count. A beautiful lunch plus the vino verde and roaring fires restored our spirits. We were not staying there ,sadly, but the quality of the rooms was exceptional, and I would love to... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

the location is simply spectacular. breathes an air of refined tradition . the garden is lovely , sprinkled with colorful flowers. the bedrooms very cozy and sophisticated . the service is excellent and the view from the villa ... breathtaking ! that mean? again another 100 times ...

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Milan
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Our stay in this beautiful home was memorable. The richness and colors of the gardens, and the warmth of the house simply made our stay perfect! Count Calheiros is the most wonderful host, attentive and cordial at all times. His home is filled with light, as well as his gardens, and it is obvious that this is a place loved... More

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Long Beach, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

I had to give it an average because there were exceptional qualities and some not so good. The I was recently on a walking trip to Portugal and we stayed here for two nights. Count Calheiros was wonderful, charming and attentive! The grounds themselves were lovely, with beautiful views of Ponte de Lima. The Count is working hard to make... More

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St. John, Virgin Islands
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60 reviews 60 reviews
47 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

Little did we realize when we arrived that we would be hosted by Count Calheiros himself in this gorgeously restored manor home. Not sure if this happen with everyone, but we had aperitifs with the count who showed us all over his incredible home that has been in the family for 600 years. Then to dinner in a grand room... More

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Guildford, England
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63 reviews 63 reviews
37 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012 via mobile

This Portuguese stately home owned by the Count of Calheiros has been welcoming guests for over 20 years, whilst the Count's decision to open his house was certainly economic it has also provided him with an opportunity to share the history of this fine house with many visitors whilst, at the same time, promoting the region to a wider audience.... More

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23 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2010

In mid-September the spectacular gardens were full of fruit and flowers... this property is beautiful. Rooms were charming, interesting and old fashioned (in the main house) or charming enough and a bit bland (the new wing in the former stables) but all were spotless and comfortable and the gardens and terraces are exceptional. Breakfast was great. I highly recommend it.

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5 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2009

I recently had the opportunity to spend a delightful evening in this 16th/17th century manor house, which was renovated in 1986. This house has been in the family since the 1300s, and since the family lives in the manor, one gets a very comfortable quiet relaxed homely feeling. the highlight of the visit was a tour by the owner's son,... More

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Address: Calheiros, Ponte de Lima 4990 - 575, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Viana do Castelo District > Ponte de Lima
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Paco De Calheiros 4*
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Located on a high hill of vineyards with wonderful views of the Lima Valley below, Paço de Calheiros is considered to be one of the most beautiful examples of 17th century manor houses in Portugal.This stately home is a relevant residence of history, heritage and culture, framed by elegant gardens with 13 acres of orchards and vineyards. ... more   less 
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