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Casa das Penhas Douradas

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Penhas Douradas, Apartado 9, Manteigas 6260-200 , Portugal
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Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Manteigas
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived here the atmosphere and service, like its location atop a majestic mountain stands out. The first dinner started with an amuse bouche of pear melon, mint and red peppercorn along with a glass of aperol like aperitif with cinnamon and rosemary. Smoked Raghu of pork sausage delicately breaded surrounded by a exquisite apple sauce. Following... More 

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Porto, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Casas das Penhas Douradas is a true jewel: beautiful setting, wonderful landscape, a 5 star cuisine and spa! The decor is very tasteful, nice and warm. Simple and very good sense of the place. The only drawback is the size of the rooms, small yet nicely arranged. The service is efficient and very welcoming. Overall, it's a nice place to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Winding up the road to the hotel we began to realise just what an amazing position it would have! We really enjoyed exploring the mountain top - and the information from the hotel was helpful. As others have said the food is excellent - Portuguese with a spin! Really enjoyed our dinner - which was superb value. Another night we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Amazing hotel, very comfortable and the best escape from the busy life in the cities. Stunning view from the mountains and very comfy facilities. The restaurant is also great, tasty food and nice service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

As design/architecture and nature lovers, my husband and I couldn't get enough of Casa das Penhas Douradas. An amazing combination of classic midcentury furniture with the fabrics/textiles produced by Burel. Perhaps more important is the location: a hilltop setting amongst some of the most beautiful hills I've ever seen. Our room, with a veranda that stepped out onto the lawn,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

If you like modern design, a relaxed atmosphere and fantastic food then this is the hotel for you. I couldn't fault the friendly and welcoming nature of the staff, there was no stuffiness at this hotel. The food was also brilliant, a nice change from traditional Portuguese cuisine, everything served was a light, fresh and modern take on the traditional... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Very interesting building. Beautifull panoramic rooms with fantastic landscape in the top of the mountain. Extremely confortable room...unique bed! Good swiming pool to relax at the end of the day after the trecking or walking in the mountain. At the dinner time an extraordinary restaurant! The Serra da Estrela Mountain is atonishing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Beautiful hotel, very nice people in the services...fantastic food and unique landscape. Fantastic convenience...very good bed rooms. The dinner every night was a great moment ;-) Around the hotel you can do long and beautifull rides.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Although the basic rooms are a bit small as other people have commented, there is no other bad thing we can say of this place. We arrived at noon and went on the 8k circular hiking route. The instructions provided by the hotel were excellent and the hike was very nice: beautiful views and a varied scenery. We had the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Lovely place, unfortunately it was raining so hard we couldn't see the amazing views. Rooms too small, shower was seriously too tiny. No place to put toiletries in bath. But maybe I should have booked a bigger room? Don't remember if there was a choice.Too small bed. The BEST food ever. Dinner was perfect- put yourself in the chef's hands,... More 

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