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Well worth visiting

Beautiful and picturesque. Staff were lovely even though my mum and I were just visiting and not... read more

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Beautiful Palace that is now a Luxury Hotel

The Estoi Palace is definitely worth a visit. The Palace and the grounds are open to the public... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful and picturesque. Staff were lovely even though my mum and I were just visiting and not staying there. We had a look around the hotel and gardens. Thank you :)

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Estoi Palace is definitely worth a visit. The Palace and the grounds are open to the public with more modern facilities present for the hotel guests. Disappointed to see tour buses out from unloading 30-40 people at a time. Nevertheless, the Palace is well...More

1  Thank ogerkan
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Remember when this was being refurbished years ago and suddenly it is as it should be. Magnificent and well kept gardens and a pleasure to walk in and around. The view up from the lower level to the Palacio is what it is all about....More

1  Thank LouiseH3725
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Turned up but there was a wedding on so couldn’t go in :( Looks nice inside though and we did a tile making class instead :)

Thank Samuel G
Reviewed 11 September 2018

If you like rococo style and/or antique, you should visit this place. Even though the palace has been converted into a luxurious hotel, the gardens are still available for tourists. It is interesting to see how can rococo and antique style go together. And if...More

1  Thank danadobro
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We were staying nearby so spent an afternoon having a walk around the gardens and rooms then we stopped for a drink. Was pleasant enough to past an hour or two. Had free parking with good views.

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Reviewed 2 September 2018

We stumbled upon this pousada upon chance and found it breathtaking. The facade and enormity took our breaths away. The old entrance with gravel path leading up to the hotel is beautiful. The interior is well preserved and after a walk in the heat outside...More

Thank GMM77
Reviewed 29 August 2018

very nice palace and gardens. although the gardens need some attending and the palace some attention to detail

Thank MF543
Reviewed 28 June 2018

we dropped by as we saw the reviews on the list and wanted to walk the grounds considering the listing called this a palace. We had no idea its a hotel. But the front desk staff were nice enough to let us walk the grounds...More

Thank Garrett G
Reviewed 27 June 2018

The palace has always been a place to visit on our 'next' holiday. What a mistake! OK I like buildings with history - and the palace is a real eye opener. Dating from about the 1700s it is in good repair and boasts some beautiful...More

Thank Stephen L S
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31 December 2017|
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Response from dawnGalicia | Reviewed this property |
free, you can walk around parts of the hotel and the lovely gardens.
10 August 2016|
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Response from Edwina40 | Reviewed this property |
Don't know but you can get more info if you google it - try the Algarve tourist website - tried to paste link for you but this page doesn't like HTML characters!
31 July 2016|
Response from danielled908 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The hours for meals is 12:30 to 3:00 and 7:00 to 10:00. As it is a poussada, you can get there earlier and visit the beautiful rooms on the main floor. The view from the patio is spectacular. As we thought of staying... More