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Lisbon, Portugal
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

An excelent hotel, up the hill with a breathtaking view. The room was excelent as well as the indoor swiming pool. The restaurant is not bad, but is not excellent - could be a little bit better to meet the standards of all the rest. The staff is beyond great, really nice and totally available. Either at the front desk... More 

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Iqaluit
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36 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had quite an adventure driving there, up some of the steepest city roads imaginable, but when we arrived in the clouds, it was like a blast from the past, an elegant old style hotel, shining in the peaks, the elevator and the hallways reminded me of movies from the thirties, it was immaculately clean and everything was fabulous

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Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal
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21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quiet, peaceful and ideal for taking time off to relax. The view is amazing, the staff is very kind and friendly, the indoor pool is awesome after a freezing weather, and the room is reasonable. The bar has great toasts which is the ideal alternative to a very expensive restaurant. Having snow probably makes the hotel looking even better.

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England
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19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Pousada is a beautiful building and the views are just stunning. Enjoy the large balconies on the middle floors with loungers in the sun. The stars at night are beautiful and the view in the morning as the sun comes up are breath taking. Lovely comfy beds, duvets and pillows. We stayed two nights and had a wonderful stay.... More 

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Reviewed 30 October 2016

The architect make a perfect remodelation of the ancient sanatorium using old and modern elements . The room was very pretty and quite with garden view. All the services were in a high level , people were very nice and made efforts to make our visit comfortable. We enjoy withh the indoor pool and also with the turkish bath. we... More 

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Paulo S, Gerente at Pousada da Serra da Estrela, responded to this review

Dear Customer, We thank you for your comments and the time spent. It is with personal satisfaction that I acknowledge the positive feedback regarding our team work and effort. It is reassuring to know that our endeavor to create memorable moments is successful. Once again we thank you for your comments which we will be passing on to all our... More 

Koksijde, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The Pousada da Estrela is a good starting point for trips in the Serra da Estrela. It is an old Sanitorium/Spa which has been renovated to a hotel with about 90 rooms. It kept its Spa function (swimming pool, sauna, Turkish bath, gymnasium and massage parlour). The rooms are well equipped but the decoration is a bit dull. Everywhere you... More 

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Paulo S, Gerente at Pousada da Serra da Estrela, responded to this review

Dear Customer, We thank you for your comments and the time spent. We hope to have the opportunity in welcoming you back in the very near future. Best regards, Paulo Jorge Silva Unit Manager More 

Ottawa, Canada
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54 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We had a large, clean, modern room overlooking the town of Covilha for two nights, beautiful view towards Spain. The drive to the Pousada is across a very unique mountain landscape, with huge boulders scattered about. The hotel is very comfortable, with a large bar, dining rooms and both indoor and outdoor pools. The outdoor pool is located in a... More 

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Paulo S, Gerente at Pousada da Serra da Estrela, responded to this review

Dear Customer, We thank you for your comments and the time spent. It is with personal satisfaction that I acknowledge the positive feedback regarding our team work and effort. It is reassuring to know that our endeavor to create memorable moments is successful. Once again we thank you for your comments which we will be passing on to all our... More 

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31 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

There are some so-so reviews here but we booked here as part of a Spain /Portugal motorcycle tour and it's a real treat Only 4 star because the restaurant was good but not great ... But easily good enough to have a great experience for a night or two if only because of the amazing views. This is out of... More 

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Paulo S, Gerente at Pousada da Serra da Estrela, responded to this review

Dear Customer, We thank you for your comments and the time spent. It is with personal satisfaction that I acknowledge the positive feedback regarding our team work and effort. It is reassuring to know that our endeavor to create memorable moments is successful. Once again we thank you for your comments which we will be passing on to all our... More 

Faro, Portugal
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We visited the Pousada for coffee one morning whilst staying in the Serra da Estrela and decided to have dinner there in the evening. The food and service was excellent and next time we visit Serra da Estrela we would love to stay there too.

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Paulo S, Gerente at Pousada da Serra da Estrela, responded to this review

Dear Customer, We thank you for your comments and the time spent. It is with personal satisfaction that I acknowledge the positive feedback regarding our team work and effort. It is reassuring to know that our endeavor to create memorable moments is successful. Once again we thank you for your comments which we will be passing on to all our... More 

Tavira, Portugal
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177 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

One of the best of the Pousada group of Pestana hotels. The site is 1200 metres above sea level and there is a fantastic view over the valley. The staff are very friendly and helpful, both on the front desk and in the bar and restaurant. Rooms are sufficient and the showers quite powerful and warm. Everywhere was kept wonderfully... More 

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Paulo S, Gerente at Pousada da Serra da Estrela, responded to this review

Dear Customer, We thank you for your comments and the time spent. It is with personal satisfaction that I acknowledge the positive feedback regarding our team work and effort. It is reassuring to know that our endeavor to create memorable moments is successful. Once again we thank you for your comments which we will be passing on to all our... More 

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  • Spa
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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Pousada da Serra da Estrela

Address: Estrada Nacional 339 | Penhas da Saúde, Covilha 6200-324, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Central Portugal > Castelo Branco District > Covilha
Price Range: $98 - $258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Pousada da Serra da Estrela 4*
Number of rooms: 92
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“South side”
 of 5 bubbles jtmaurice, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get a room near the large balconies.”
 of 5 bubbles soniaEngland, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Cannot comment on the rooms but the meal and the ambience of the hotel was lovely”
 of 5 bubbles M2371LTchristineh, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Higher rooms facing Colvilha may have views that are not blocked by the trees; rooms with terrace are lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles SusanGH, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are large nd very comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles travelling_couple_7, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
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