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    Pousada Barao de Forrester

    Rua Comendador Jose Rufino, Alijo 5070-031, Portugal
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    Overview
    • Excellent40%
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    • Average20%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
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    Bar/Lounge
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair Access
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    Tennis Court
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 47 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    We loved this hotel. Check-in was a breeze and the staff were very helpful in assisting in every way. Room was really fantastic! Bed was so comfortable, spacious, and everything you can imagine for a complete good night's rest. We had dinner and breakfast at...More

    Thank jia284
    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    The hotel is simple with an classic style, great localization to visit the douro river amenities around alejo and pinhão. The swimming pool is great and the employees give you a sense of home serving everyone perfectly

    Thank ppl1986
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Beautiful, classic hotel. Exceptionally friendly and accommodating staff, especially the quadrlingual maitre d' Small town where one can buy wine from the co-operative directly. Pleasant pool. Delicious food including vegetarian.

    Thank Helena M
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Stayed for 2 nights in August. The staff was helpful, the breakfast was ok and restaurant is very expensive for what you can find around in Alijó. Location could not be better. What I think they should improve on: 1-the pool needs cleaning. During the...More

    1  Thank Ângela P
    Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

    Decided to write this review on Tripadvisor only after sending feedback to the Pousada chain . The good points (or point) helpful and pleasant staff . Need for improvement :1.The standard of furnishing in the bedroom .Outdated cupboard and paint chipped of the woodwork. 2:...More

    Thank Neville H
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Tennis Court
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 138 - US$ 159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 21
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    • Northern Portugal >
    • Vila Real District >
    • Alijo
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    "Rooms with terrace are nice"
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    "1st floor rooms seemed to be newer but I am not sure."
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    "I believe that all rooms have balconies."
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    "We liked the second floor room with a big balcony looking at the small beautiful park"
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