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Pau, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We really had mixed feelings during our stay in this hotel. The place is absolutely amazing, beautiful architecture, the hotel lobby, the balcony where you can have breakfast in the sunny mornings... however, the rooms were a strong disappointment! They are old, they lack maintenance, the carpet has stains, the bed is not comfortable at all, no air conditioning, no... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were told about the palace the day before our trip and after reading reviews we worked it into our schedule. While the grounds are beautiful and it's worth a hike in the trails I would not recommend sleeping there. The palace is grand when you first walk in and I recommend having a drink at the bar terrace. However... More 

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Lake Oswego, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We loved our stay at the palace! The place was beautiful. The grounds were amazing with wonderful gardens and walking paths. The architecture was stunning both inside and out. If you can get the room with a balcony I would highly recommend it. (Room 17)

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Antwerp, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The building is amazing and actually already worth the trip from Coimbra on its own. The interior of the palace is only fully accessible if you also stay there and is equally impressive, especially the master staircase and the dining room. There is a pretty garden surround the palace. We ate at the restaurant and despite our specific meal requests... More 

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Switzerland
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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to see the library in Coimbra, but did not like the hotels there. On the other hand, we read the ambivalent reviews about Bussaco Palace and had an idea what to expect there. We finally decided to spend the night at Bussaco Palace and visit Coimbra the next day. In the end, we did not regret this. Arriving... More 

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What à fantastic hotel. Sort of à fairytale palace, in a wonderful park. Before 10 am and after 6 pm the park is veru quiet. The only disappointment was the lack of airco in the room (despite it was advertised). As the weather was hot (35+), the room was very warm, also at night. We didn't sleep well. This causes... More 

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel and grounds are beautiful. The rooms are a bit run down and in need of updating. The air conditioning did not work and it was 30/90+ degrees outside. The internet did not work much either. The restaurant had great food for dinner and sitting outside was nice. It is ok for one night but is very isolated so... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The facilities in disrepair and needs some upgrading...peeling paint, mold on the walls. The once beautiful gardens unkept and full of weeds. Some spiffying up would really make this a really charming place. The dining room for breakfast was nicely done and excellent breakfast. Our room was very simple and plain, nice hot shower. Excellent sleep quality..slept like a rock... More 

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canberra
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56 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were a bit anxious about staying here because of the mixed reviews. We were very lucky and were given newly renovated rooms in this truly delightful and historic palace. The food in the restaurant was the best we had in Portugal , but the service was a bit odd. We were charged 20 € each for Hendricks gin and... More 

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Austin, Texas
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Wow, what an amazing experience! I was nervous about our booking after reading some reviews here, but we had a flawless stay. It's true that the rooms are a little dated and not super luxurious as some people have said. BUT, for the price (we paid 100 euro I think for a standard room on a weekend night in June),... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
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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 - $172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bussaco Palace Hotel 4*
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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