If you’re a true fan of luxury and comfort, there are lots of Historic Hotels in Portugal for you to enjoy. From North to South, the wealth of these luxury hotels will take you into a whole new level of accommodation, with an amazing hospitality design and lots of comfort. Get on a trip through this amazing country and enjoy the best Historic Hotels.
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Historic Hotels in the North
Ria’s Historic Hotel
Aveiro, also known as the Portuguese Venice, is a place of tranquillity and seduction. Ria historic hotel is located in Torreira and allows you to experience exceptional moments by the sea on the remarkable beaches of Aveiro. We recommend you to visit Costa Nova, which is famous for its colourful and original residences. If you’re looking for a quiet environment, the hotel has a private beach where you can sunbathe in peace.
Caniçada-Gerês Historic Hotel
Brilliantly located in the utmost charming mountain chalet, the Pousada da Caniçada Historic Hotel is just minutes away from the Peneda-Gerês National Park. Being the only piece of territory considered as such, the Gerês National Park has an incredible diversity of fauna and flora, hardly found elsewhere in Europe. As such, the Pousada da Caniçada offers the ultimate naturalist experience in Portugal. Its location over the Caniçada dam offers the most unbelievable views over the valley.
Mosteiro de Amares Historic Hotel
Between Braga and the mountains of Gerês, the Mosteiro de Amares is a space mostly dedicated to leisure, history and culture. This historic hotel is the result of the renovation of a 12th-Century Cistercian Monastery by the esteemed architect Eduardo Souto de Moura. An outdoor swimming pool, a tennis court and a fabulous restaurant are amongst the main reasons why you should not miss this amazing opportunity to discover the North.
Viana do Castelo Historic Hotel
High up in the Monte de Santa Luzia (St. Lucy’s Mount), in Viana do Castelo lies one of Portugal’s most beautiful historic hotels. The Pousada de Viana (Viana Historic Hotel) has simply one of the most dreadfully dazzling views in the country. Officially open to business ever since 1921, the historical hotel morphed from the old Santa Luzia’s Hotel. However, that didn’t mean that the historical hotel couldn’t keep the old hotel’s most famous features, such as the tall granite walls and the wide arches. A truly unique architectural journey.
Historic Hotels in the Centre
Historic Hotel of Condeixa-Coimbra
Coimbra, known to be an academic city, has always been of tremendous importance for the Portuguese culture. The historic hotel of Condeixa-Coimbra is like an excellent music to our ears and a divine movie to the eyes. Here, a synaesthesia of pleasurable sensations is sensed where good wines, gastronomy and a welcome environment awaits its quests. The landscape framing of the hotel is one of the highlights and the rooms are decorated in a classic style that is merged with a contemporary touch.
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Lisboa Historic Hotel
Located in the epicentre of Lisbon’s downtown, the Lisboa Historic Hotel provides you with the perfect location to discover everything Lisbon has to offer. It was once the house of the kings, then turned to a house of parliament, and now one of the best luxury hotels in Portugal. Completely renewed both on inside and out, the historic hotel takes pride on maintaining the building’s original features, never losing its everlasting charm.
Alcácer do Sal Historic Hotel
The Alcácer do Sal Historic Hotel is located in the heart of Medieval Castle in the village of Alcácer do Sal, just 1 hour away from Lisbon. The historic hotel is comfortably situated on a hill overlooking the tranquil and mesmerizing waters of the River Sado. Less than 30 km away is one of the best-kept secrets of the stunning Portuguese coast: the beaches of Comporta, Carvalhal and Pego.
Historic Hotels in the South
Palácio de Estoi Historic Hotel
The Palácio de Estoi Historic Hotel is a Small Luxury Hotel in Estoi, housed in a palace that was born from the restoration of an ancient Palace of the eighteenth century, which still has several original elements. The Pousada Palácio de Estoi features several lush gardens with a classic design, in which you can soak in the outdoor pool and relax on the deck.
Castelo Alvito’s Historic Hotel
Alvito’s village is full of picturesque elements. The hotel provides a luxurious and exquisite environment. Known as a House of a long dynasty of barons favoured by the king, Castelo Alvito is the most welcoming and comfortable fortified castle in the country. Baixo-Alentejo has is the quintessential region to wander through the fields and plains. In the hotel, we highlight the gardens, the architecture, the restaurant and the courtyard.
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