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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was intrigued by the gardens and overall description of this place. Overall a very good experience. I really wanted to love this place but it is a mixed bag. Overall a unique stay. As noted in other reviews, the rooms are in need of updating. The construction of the structure and common areas are awesome, and the grounds along...

Thank 1bikerman
Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all, you have the possibility to stay in an actual palace. How cool is that! It is a beautiful building, the tilework inside is amazing, and the grounds are absolutely gorgeous. You aren't allowed inside unless you are a hotel guest, so staying at the hotel is your only opportunity to wander these historic halls. The food is...

Thank ChrisShearerCooper
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here 29 years ago on our honeymoon and absolutely fell in love with the enchanting palace and grounds. We had one of the most memorable meals on the terrace and then walked the grounds. We came upon it by accident and decided to stay. We got the very last room for that night in July 1987. From all...

Thank Ana M
New York City, New York
Reviewed 6 January 2017

we had lunch at this extraordinary oppulent palatial hunting lodge in a gorgeous setting en route to Sintra it was a great experience though over priced seated in a beautiful formal dining room was very luxurious

1Thank Paula M
Reviewed 27 December 2016

This is an interesting place which exposes the visitor to the history and the architecture of the past. It is not luxurious despite the attempts made to provide the visitor with items such as a robe and a slipper offered in luxury hotel. The breakfast is excellent but getting dinner is very expensive. The staff members are friendly and helpful....

Thank Jacob A
Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

A place fit for Royalty and retaining its past glory thanks to meticulous maintenance and incredible architectural and decoration legacy. A true gem in the North of Portugal only 1hour from Porto and a stone's throw to some of the best spas in the country, being located near the Luso springs. Not to be missed for it offers exquisite food,...

1Thank genevatopreviewer
Burlington, Vermont
Reviewed 2 December 2016

If you are on a driving tour, and have an afternoon to do something extravagant that you'll never do anywhere else in the world, take the long drive up to this over-the-top elegant fairy tale hotel/palace. set in the middle of the National Forest. Splurge and have lunch in the circular fine frescoed dining room - elegant soups, salads, entrees,...

3Thank kathy46818
Reviewed 28 November 2016

An impressive place, decorated as a palace, big... Immense actually. The grounds are meticulously tendered by an army of gardeners, really nice. Situated in a national forest and offers peace and quiet. The rooms are dated, the furniture is old, seen better days many years ago but if you spend most of the hours away then no issue. Breakfast is...

Thank AgentZui
Austin, TX
Reviewed 16 November 2016

This was my second visit and I felt about the hotel the same as I did last time: Extraordinary building, awesome, actually and lovely gardens (It behooves you to arrive with plenty of daylight so you can go exploring.) but the rooms are minimal although adequate. Apparently, having read some of the earlier reviews, there must be quite a difference...

1Thank JudyBoz
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We spent one night at the Bussaco Palace hotel and we wished we could have stayed at least an extra night. The staff were incredibly friendly and helpful. The food and service at the hotel restaurant were impeccable. The Palace is unbelievably beautiful and we spent many hours wandering the palace and gardens, hiking up to the viewpoint at the...

3Thank KelKoval

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Free Internet
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Additional Information about Bussaco Palace Hotel

Address: Mata do Bussaco, Luso 3050-261, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Aveiro District > Luso
Price Range: ₹ 5,811 - ₹ 8,788 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Bussaco Palace Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 64
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Hotel Bussaco Palace
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“we did not stay at the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles 132paulam, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are wonderful, since this Palace is exclusive to it's quiet and private location.”
 of 5 bubbles KlausABAnderson, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Corner rooms tend to be bigger and have longer balconies.”
 of 5 bubbles moniAdana, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“For the price, I can't imagine any room being anything but just fine.”
 of 5 bubbles loveistheanswer2016, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There is at least one room in the old part with a private balcony overlooking the gardens.”
 of 5 bubbles joseandglen, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
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