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Parador Casa da Insua

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Penalva do Castelo 3550-126 Portugal See on map
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Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall we enjoyed our 2 night stop here. The gardens in particular, even at the end of September, were lovely to walk through. The house itself is very interesting to walk round. We enjoyed our dinners and breakfasts - with an even greater selection of...More

Thank cymraeg4
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had all driven for many hours to get here with huge expectations.... we were met by blank faces in a very dark reception area and show to our room on the second floor. Rickety floors and a very basic bed but an even bigger...More

Thank MagsGBG
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We spent one night at Parador. Check-in was easy - they spoke English, Portuguese and Spanish. When we arrived we spent some time at the outdoor pool - cool but lovely and clean. We were able to borrow towels and buy beer, wine and coolers...More

Thank VJG5
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

After having visited 9 Paradores we hit Casa da Ínsua, the only Parador in Portugal, looking forward to visiting this historic mansion with its beautiful grounds. As the main building had no available rooms, we booked an apartment in the back building. Seen in hindsight,...More

1  Thank annettevanburen
Reviewed 3 June 2018

While the room wasn't five-star quality (tv monitor and ventilation didn't work well, plus no coffee or tea in room), the hotel and its grounds are amazing. It's off the beaten track and only accessible by car as far as we could tell. If you...More

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Description
Casa da Insua is an 18th-century baroque manor-house built by Luís de Albuquerque de Mello Pereira e Cáceres, Captain General and Governor of Mato Grosso and Guiabá, Brazil. Today it is a 5-star charm hotel More of exceptional characteristics and of important historical heritage. Its architecture, decoration, the objects collected by the family during its trips and its remarkable gardens of Romantic influence are some of the traits that make up its unique personality.The perfect destination for those wanting to relax or work away from the city, the Casa da Insua Hotel, a space of elegance and comfort, exhibits its charm in the most surprising details, including the name of each room, always associated to the Houses' history.All rooms ans apartments with air conditioning, cable TV, Internet, safe and minibar.On top of its careful wine selection, which includes the best wines of the centennial Specified Region of Dão as well as Casa da Ínsua wines, the Casa da Ínsua Restaurant offers à la carte service, chef's recommendations or a theme menu, with national or international delicacies.At the Casa da Ínsua Hotel you may see countless pieces of historical and cultural interest, with proper guidance.Guided tours of the historical compartments of the Casa da Ínsua Hotel and gardens .Casa da Ínsua wine tastings and workshops, led by House oenologists.Grape harvests.Guided tours of Casa da ìnsuas' wine and jam production facilities. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Pool
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
38
Price range
USD 79 - USD 316 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Portugal > Northern Portugal > Viseu District > Penalva do Castelo
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
38
Price range
USD 79 - USD 316 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Portugal > Northern Portugal > Viseu District > Penalva do Castelo
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Room & Suite (80)
Dining (49)
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Family and Play Areas (23)
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Dave L
14 December 2017|
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Response from NeilandBarbara | Reviewed this property |
As above, we only had 1 bedroom. It's a gorgeous place to stay.
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"Possibly the rooms on the interior courtyard might be quieter the the main entrance ."
rpatters0n
9 Sep. 2017
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"Rooms in the main building may have creaky floors. The out building looks like a converted stable. A..."
AllanChg
25 May 2017
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"be sure to get a view of the gardens"
cowenevett
21 Feb. 2017
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"suites in the palace - 101"
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13 Sep. 2016
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