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Farol Hotel

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Avenida Rei Humberto II de Italia 7, Cascais 2750-800 Portugal
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#11 of 45 hotels in Cascais
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Set on the absolute waterfront of Cascais’s dramatic Atlantic coastline, Farol Hotel reflects the unique charm of the township. Delightful old-world houses and cobbled streets frame a graceful bay on Portugal’s spectacular Estoril Coast to tell the story of a bygone era. The capital, Lisbon and the international airport are an easy 35-minute drive along excellent roads. A local train also runs between the city and Cascais. Lisbon is served by full service and budget airlines from all the major European hubs, which include Frankfurt, Paris, London and Zurich plus Stockholm, and Moscow. Arrive fuss-free and in style at Lisbon International Airport with a pre-arranged Farol Hotel limousine to meet you and transfer the short scenic trip to Cascais. As a proud member of prestigious Design Hotels, Farol Hotel is a wonderfully eclectic composition of adventurous architecture that embraces a remodeled 19th century private mansion that was once owned by the Count of Cabral, together with unique contemporary additions. The result is an inspire union of the old and the new. The Farol Hotel has a non-smoking policy in all its areas.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
Airport transportation
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Couples massage
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Poolside bar
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
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Air conditioning
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Family rooms
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JoKa1 wrote a review Jul 2021
Bruges, Belgium87 contributions81 helpful votes
Due to Covid situation we booked the hotel at lower rate and upon arrival we received an upgrade. That was good otherwise we would have had the feeling to have paid too much. Let me start with the good things: great position overlooking the sea, no better place in Cascais. Great sea views from the restaurant. Overall good service. Quality of the restaurant is good, although expensive. Overall we had the feeling that the hotel needs a general facelift (corridors, outdoor furniture, ...).
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Remedios S wrote a review Oct 2020
21 contributions12 helpful votes
I spent a few days in this gorgeus hotel recently. It was a great experience since the moment we set foot in the hotel. 5 stars all over. Beautiful boutique hotel in the best location in Cascais. The decoration is out of this world, tasteful and elegant. The hospitality provided by the staff was amazing. Farol Hotel is the place to stay in Cascais.
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Date of stay: September 2020
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#Travelformysoul wrote a review Sep 2020
Union City, California11 contributions9 helpful votes
We loved our visit at Farol hotel due to the amazing hospitality provided by the staff, amazing view of the ocean as the hotel is literally on a cliff. The front desk staff specifically Michael Price was great. He genuinely took care of us, provided recommendations for tours, restaurants, and catered to a barrage of questions since this was our first visit to Portugal. We stayed at the Farol suite with Jacuzzi, the view on the patio was great. The hotel is also walking distance to the town center, Boca de inferno and many other local attractions. My recommendation for improvement would be updated wash rooms and general modern touches in the suite as there was not enough space to put stuff in the vanity area. Also, there needs to be more staff at the restaurant as when it was busy the staff was getting overwhelmed serving everyone since the buffet is no longer self serve due to covid. The breakfast area also needs to be monitored for social distancing as on Saturday it was completely full which made us nervous. But, overall amazing visit and we will surely return to this hotel.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Brendan wrote a review Sep 2020
Glasgow, United Kingdom19 contributions6 helpful votes
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Visited this hotel for the tenth time,a magnificent vista from the pool area.We had a few issues on check in and with the pool bar menu,however,with the help of Katarina these were quickly resolved.Many thanks also to Teresa for looking after us!Will look forward to returning next year.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Krausmouse wrote a review Aug 2020
London, United Kingdom4 contributions2 helpful votes
We spent a fabulous 5 nights stay at this small 33 room boutique hotel with our 2 daughters (10 and 13). We were incredibly fortunate to get excellent rates due to the lack of airbridges between the UK and Portugal at the time of booking which we were grateful for. We had rooms 210 and 211 ocean facing design rooms. Rooms were spotlessly clean, functional with very comfortable beds and pillows although on the smaller side the views made up for this. Both rooms had small balconies. Bathroom again, small and functional. The rooms have external electronic shutters which block the light, they are noisy going up and down. The rooms also overlook the restaurant area which could bother some people as the noise definitely floats up. This didn't bother us as we were out in the evenings. Breakfast was included in our rate and was of a very high standard. Fabulous quality bread, cakes, pastries along with a selection of cold meats / cheeses. We were also able to order hot food from a menu. Breakfast / Restaurant service was professional and efficient. We had dinner twice in the restaurant. Eating from both menu's (Japanese and the regular menu). Both were excellent, although on the expensive side. The pool is salt water, not heated but was a perfect temperature when we were there mid August. Plenty of sun beds to choose from with stunning views. Check in / out was efficient. From a Covid perspective there was sanitiser stations at all appropriate places. Staff and guests wore masks while inside the public places and tables and sun lounges were socially distanced. Look forward to visiting again.
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Date of stay: August 2020
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$154 - $518 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
PortugalCentral PortugalLisbon DistrictCascais
NUMBER OF ROOMS
33
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Frequently Asked Questions about Farol Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Farol Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Marechal Carmona Park (0.2 miles), Museu Condes de Castro (0.1 miles), and Casa de Santa Maria (0.08 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Farol Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Farol Hotel?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Farol Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Farol Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Farol Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Valerio, Tasca Da Linha, and Taberna da Praca - Pestana Cidadela Cascais.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Farol Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Farol Hotel have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Farol Hotel offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Farol Hotel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.5 miles away from the center of Cascais.
Are any cleaning services offered at Farol Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Farol Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.