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Massama, Portugal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Breakfast very poor, even 2* have way more, but offers a nice view of the surrounds. Location close to Rail Road station but little far from center. Has Garage Park and is small but some parking spots are really tight. Some cleaning in rooms but not special. and Wifi in rooms.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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68 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is rundown and dated, but serves the purpose. Our room was stuffy and lack of fresh air. The breakfast is very average, but gets you going. Away from the main sights, but walking distance. Unfortunately, reception staff did not make feel welcome, nor were they helpful with regards to direction to main sights.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

It was the third time I was in Hotel Fundador. Usually I go to Guimarães in a work context, this time I knew I would have some free time so I booked an extra room and invited a friend. Just to make clear that I actually payed for a room. It is an inexpensive hotel, but the staff at the... More 

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Moorestown, New Jersey
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Excellent stay. Modern hotel with a reasonable walk to the sights. The view is to die for. Very accommodating staff. Heat had been turned off for the season ( as in other hotels), but they turned it on when I inquired about it. Breakfast was quite nice--again, with a magnificent view. Highly recommended.

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Thank phillycd2016
Lisbon, Portugal
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18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Guimarães is the Portuguese cradle and is full of History, monuments, good food, nice peolpe! Hotel Fundador has the best city view you can see in the 11th floor top bar! Rooms with very good size and all the features we need, It is located just in front of the train station and 5 minutes walking to the historic center!... More 

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Thank Cricket282015
India
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

I stayed in this hotel for 3 nights. The hotel is basic and very near to the train station in Guimaraes. The breakfast is not that great, as compared to other 3 star hotel. The croissants were not fresh and the milk was kinda sour. The plus point of the hotel is that the resturant on the 11th floor has... More 

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Lisbon
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Hotel Fundador is an excellent family hotel in Guimaraes. It suitable rooms for parents and three children, even with an excellent view over the historic town center. The three stars of the hotel are well-earned.The hotel is impeccably clean, the bathrooms are spacious, with plenty of towels provided. Continental breakfast ist served on the 11th floor, with breathtaking views. Even... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

This hotel is in the heart of the city, very clean and offer a nice breakfast, simple but good. The toilets are big and they have bathtub. The price is economic for a family. Its a nice place to stay and enjoy the city.

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Thank Gian C
Sintra, Portugal
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

I've stayed only for a night and for my big surprise the meals at the bar aren't cooked in the hotel but in a nearby restaurant. That should be changed in my opinion. Besides that, the rooms need a new decoration and some small repairs.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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65 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

Fundador seems to better with age. This time I got the room 607. That made a difference. Only the breakfast could improve significantly. Then it would appear as a realistic 4 stsrs, which it isn't. The best in Guimarães.

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Amenities

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Center with Internet Access

Additional Information about Hotel Fundador

Address: Avenida Dom Afonso Henriques 740, Guimaraes 4810-431, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Braga District > Guimaraes
Price Range: $46 - $83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Fundador 3*
Number of rooms: 72
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Also Known As:
Fundador Hotel Guimarães
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