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Pousada do Geres - Canicada Charming Hotel

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Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good option for accomodation to visit Peneda Gerês national park. The region is beautiful the waterfalls included. The Pousada has very good views to the valley and the dam lake. The staff is nice and professional, specially in the restaurant that serves very good food either. Breakfast is according to a four star hotel. The rooms are cozy and clean....

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Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Geres is one of the most natural environments in Portugal and Pousada do Geres is a very good place to stay while visiting the region. It has an amazing view over the valley, whilst not being on the "confusion" of Geres (ok, confusion and Geres in the same sentence is a bit exaggerated). The place is a bit old-fashioned, but...

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Dear Mr. Ruiclobo First of all we would like to thank you for your preference in Grupo Pestana , particularly in Pousada da Caniçada – Gerês. Thank you for taking time to share your experience during your stay in this Pousada. We are glad to verify that you enjoyed our services and that the location of the Pousada. We look...

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 9, 2017 via mobile

Amazing hotel, great staff and top of all is the view of the amazing lake. One slight issue is the Wi-Fi is not available in rooms. Overall excellent location and lovely hospitality. Will surely return soon for a personal trip with wife.

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Dear guest, First of all we would like to thank preference for Pousadas de Portugal, especially the Pousada Caniçada - Geres. We are delighted to see that enjoyed your stay at Gerês. More inform you that we have taken note of the suggestions about the Wi-Fi in the rooms, and the same shall be taken into consideration with a view...

Reviewed January 23, 2017

The Pousada ist wonderful located, the view ist breathtaking and the nearer surrounding perfect to discover the nature (the lake, the hills, the national park) and for sports (hiking, mountainbiking...). The Pousada itself has so much character. The rooms are beautiful, the lounge invites for a cozy get together, the meals in the restaurant are delicious. The staff is extremely...

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Dear Mrs. Natalie T, First of all we would like to thank you for your preference in Grupo Pestana , particularly in Pousada Caniçada – Gerês. Thank you for taking time to share your experience in TripAdvisor about your stay in Pousada. We deeply appreciate your good review about our view, character, rooms, meals, staff and the sports in National...

Lisbon
Reviewed January 17, 2017

I've spent my honeymoon 25 years ago in this Pousada, and every time I go back I find new details that enchant me. Also something that never changes and still marvels me every time, the beautiful view over the Caniçada Dam while savouring a drink sitting outside.

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Dear Mrs. Antonia M, First of all, we would like to thank you for choosing again Pousada Caniçada after 25 years, in your honeymoon. We appreciate your positive description about our new details and the beautiful view over the Caniçada Dam. We look forward to welcoming you in a next opportunity. Best Regards, Carine Silva

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed January 16, 2017

We really enjoyed the hotel and the restaurant. Excellent service. We felt like being at home. The qualiy of the service is really excellent. The front-office is very professional. We stayed there for the Christmas eve and it was just great. Nice fire-place giving a comfy atmosphere.

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Dear guest, First of all we would like to thank you for your preference in Grupo Pestana , particularly in Pousada da Caniçada – Gerês. Thank you for taking time to share your experience during your stay in this Pousada. We are glad to verify that you enjoyed our services, hotel and restaurant. We look forward to welcoming you in...

Fafe, Portugal
Reviewed October 12, 2016

Grand scenery for photos. The Hotel is a big wood Chalet. Nice and clean rooms. It looks like we are at the Alps. Professional Staff. A lot of fresh air, because we are in the central National Parque of Geres.

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Dear Guest, Very many thanks taking your valuable time to post a review about Pousada da Caniçada on Tripadvisor. It is always a pleasure to receive feedback about our staff and service. Many thanks once again and if you ever do decide to make a return visit to Portugal please do bear us in mind. Kind regards, Sandra Martins Manager

Martinsville, New Jersey
Reviewed September 25, 2016

This was our second visit to this hotel in four years. We loved the hotel so much we wanted to return. No doubt it the view that lured us back. The hotel was pretty much as we had remembered it with one exception. The dinning room, has been "lightened up" a bit, and we feel it lessened the charm of...

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Dear Client, Thank you for choosing the Pousada da Caniçada. It was a taste again welcome you and see that once again enjoyed the stay and our services. Thank you Best regards Manager

Madison, WI
Reviewed September 20, 2016

What a delight! We didn’t expect such marvelous and grand scenery. Wonderful staff all around, especially at the front desk, very nice restaurant, great views. We did a slight upgrade to get a small terrace with valley and mountain view, which was a real treat. The park is outstanding, but be ready for some serious mountain driving on the winding...

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Dear Guest, Thank you very much for submitting your review about your stay where you share your experience at the Pousada da Caniçada. Our biggest aim is to ensure memorable stays to all our dear guests, and your rewarding words are the best incentive for all the team. Thank you very much for your contribution and recommendation. We look forward...

Porto, Portugal
Reviewed September 14, 2016

Spectacular location friendly people, but lots of kids and very family oriented. Food was ok and zero wine selection. Do not get stuck there between 3-7:30 if you are hungary unless you like sliced bread and cheese?

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Dear Client, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave your comment on the Pousada- Caniçada Gerês. The comments of our customers are important to understand what is not good and do an improvement focused on customer satisfaction. We hope to receive it soon. Best Regards Sandra Martins Manager

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  • Pool
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  • Restaurant
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  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Pousada do Geres, Canicada, is right in the Peneda-Geres National Park, among the breath-taking forests, the translucent cascading waters and the unforgettable sights. Geres is one of Portugal's more attractive Natural Regions, considered by UNESCO to be a World Biosphere Reserve. The Pousada is located at an authentic vantage point, overlooking the Canicada dam in the Cavado River. In the background you can see the end of the Portuguese territory and the beginning of the Spanish territory. The landscape is of such a beauty that you will feel the need to swap the comfort of the Pousada for the chance to discover the Minho Mountains. The Pousada's restaurant offers regional cuisine with influence from rural farming and made from natural products. The honey, the reservoir trout, the baby goat, Barrosa veal, the sausages, the garden vegetables and the Minho desserts are unique delicacies, true treasures of the Portuguese cuisine. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pousada do Geres - Canicada Charming Hotel

Address: Avenida da Canicada 1518 | Peneda - Geres National Park, Canicada 4850-054, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Braga District > Canicada
Price Range: $77 - $167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Pousada do Geres - Canicada Charming Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 36
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“Choose a room with views to the valley”
 of 5 bubbles SalvadorC423, 2 days ago | Read review
“always choose the lake-view ones: price diff is worth!”
 of 5 bubbles ruiclobo, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Superior rooms have a very nice terrace”
 of 5 bubbles gathou2017, Jan 16, 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have great views”
 of 5 bubbles mmmatos, Oct 12, 2016 | Read review
“Get the balcony with the view”
 of 5 bubbles ABDCPA, Sep 25, 2016 | Read review
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