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New Providence, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is magnificent. The lobby is spectacular. I liked walking around and admiring the outside architecture and detail. The grounds were amazing and to be enjoyed. What a great place to spend a night to take everything.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Believe me when I say I really wanted this review to be good as I love this place, but the condition and lack of maintenance is a disgrace. I visited in the late 80's when this was an undiscovered gem, then again in 2001 when it was still in reasonable condition. The place is SO beautiful you will not at... More 

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Newmarket, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At first sight you might think you are entering another time and space and when you enter you get the confirmation. It's a breathtaking palace, surrounded by a beautiful, well kept garden in the middle of a unique forest on the top of a mountain. It can't get any better. If your looking to impress your wife, girlfriend or children... More 

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Marlboro, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Then food was great, but the location is the winner. We ate on the outside terrace of the palace & it was so beautiful! The palace is beautiful & feels right out of a movie. Don't know what the rooms are like, but the common areas of the hotel were just as you imagine a palace should be. Beautiful experience,... More 

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Thank Dina P
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4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at a sister facility and the front desk recommended a visit here.. It was amazing and beautiful It's a palace built by a king and it shows. Fabulous stairways, stained glass windows, halls, and sit-outs. Stone carvings on the walls, balconies etc situated in the middle of a beautiful national park filled with rare plants and trees. It's... More 

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Thank Arun S
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For the experience of living, literally, like the nobles from the Middle Ages, this is the place! It's not really for a long stay since the Hotel is aged so the last fashion of comfort isn't really installed. However, there is no top class hotel that can beat the charm and magic you feel inside or outside. It's not everyday... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This historic palace is incredible. The building itself is magnificent and well maintained for the most part. The rooms are adequate, and we slept very well. The grounds are so fabulous to walk around and take a hike all around the huge property. Dinner and Breakfast the next day in the King's Dining Room...I mean it was just beautiful. The... More 

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Thank loveistheanswer2016
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After booking we were expecting a visit to a posh hotel that used to be a palace. We were disappointed since the hotel is not well kept. Not expecting updated new rooms but I do believe that the minimum maintenance should be taken to keep the rooms and public areas in a good state. I not saying that you shouldn't... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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10 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Palace is absolutely magnificent, surrounded by a lush forest. The public areas still keep the true grandeur of this place. However, the rooms - at least in the old part of the Palace - are in urgent need of revamping. They are not only very, very tired, but they also need technical upograding. No air conditioning and no wifi... More 

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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

We were offered a weekend stay at the gorgeous Bussaco Palace for our wedding. It was amazing. I knew it existed and had only seen pictures of it. The palace is opulent and breathtaking. We loved the attention to detail from all the staff. They even recommended a nice place for dinner. It was worth the drive. The Sunday Brunch... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Internet
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Additional Information about Bussaco Palace Hotel

Address: Mata do Bussaco, Luso 3050-261, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Aveiro District > Luso
Price Range: $95 - $229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Bussaco Palace Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 64
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Also Known As:
Bussaco Palace Luso
Hotel Bussaco Palace
Bussaco Palace Hotel Portugal/Luso
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