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Swimming pool, loungers and tennis courts
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View to spacious veranda
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Sea view veranda
Dine alfresco
Ensuite double bedroom
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Cascais, Lisbon District, Central Portugal

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Liz O
Paignton, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
43 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Fantastic and truly relaxing home from home holiday stay”
Reviewed 16 October 2016 for a stay in October 2016
4
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My husband and I have just spent a fantastic week at this wonderful apartment, it's much more than a holiday let, it's a real home from home with all mod cons in the good sized kitchen including large fridge freezer, dish washer and washer dryer not to mention dish washer tablets and washing powder and any other cleaning products you may require. Plentiful crockery, cutlery, glasses, utensils etc. The apartment is extremely spacious with large living/dining area and 2 large bedrooms (1 en suite with private balcony ) The beds, pillows and quilts were really comfortable . And lots of lights and lamps throughout the apartment to get lighting how you like it, especially on an October evening. Both bathrooms have baths and although only over bath showers they are powerful with constant hot water. The main balcony had a pleasant outlook over the pine tree tops and sea view beyond where we watched the ships and sail boats go by on the sea's horizon. Set in a pleasant residential area, turn left up the hill to Lidl and beyond you'll find a few local restaurants and eateries and a bakery which serves coffee and has free wifi. Turn right, 1 minute walk down to the ocean and then right you'll find a cluster of slightly smarter restaurants, so you have ample choice if you want to stay 'local'. Or for town the 427 bus will pick you up and drop you off right outside the apartment. It goes on a circular route and comes round every 15 mins. If you want to get a taxi back from town, perhaps after dinner it's approx 5 euro. Staying outside the town centre we felt we had the best of both worlds it was quiet and pieceful where we were, yet it's so easy to get around and for 1 euro each for the bus you can in and out of town as often as you wish. Others have said they walked into the town centre, we only did this once; although a pleasant route, by the time we walked the good 1/2 hour walk we then didn't feel like walking round to explore the town itself. If your looking for an apartment of high standard, conveniently close to Cascais and enjoy your home comforts go can't go wrong with this place.

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Liked best: Comfort
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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mcdeadlyd
County Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Brilliant place to stay”
Reviewed 8 September 2016 for a stay in September 2016
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This is a fantastic apartment. We stayed with two small kids who loved it. Apartment is very large and very well equipped. Bruno and Angela very helpful with arranging transfers from the airport. Area is not far from cascais so we walked in most days and got the bus back. Plenty to do around. Highly recommend this apartment

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Roamuk
Uk
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Lovely spacious apartment”
Reviewed 4 September 2016 for a stay in August 2016
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As other reviewers have said, the photos don't show how spacious this apartment is. There is a very large open plan living/dining area as you enter the apartment with loads of additional floor space and storage. The living area has an armchair and sofa which recline - a real luxury! We watched the telly a couple of times late evening as there was a movie channel with subtitled rather than dubbed films.
The kitchen is also large and very well-equipped. It would have been nice to have been left at least a bottle of water in the fridge though. We didn't receive the welcome wine that other visitors mentioned.

Both bedrooms are very large with enormous built in wardrobes. Beds are very comfortable. Bathrooms are also a good size and have baths with showers over. However, be aware that the baths are very slippy, one of our party slipped and cut their head open.

We didn't use the small balcony, but the large one was very nice. The position of the apartment means that there is a great deal of privacy. Note that you cannot view the pool or tennis court from here, in case that is an issue. The balcony faces west so gets sunshine in the afternoon/evening.

We used the pool every day - seemed clean and well-kept. it is on the cold side as it isn't heated and is quite deep. There aren't any toilets poolside, which may be a problem if you have young children. We also used the tennis court and the rackets provided. The court is quite basic and small, so serious tennis players may be disappointed but we enjoyed it. We seemed to be the only people who ever played.

Location of apartment is also good, the local area is lovely. It is worth noting that although it is very close to the sea, there is no access - only cliff faces. You need to go to the town or in the opposite direction to Guincho beach. Lidl supermarket up the road has quite a good range of items at reasonable prices. There is a Jumbo hypermarket in town with a much wider range.

Unfortunately we had a few problems with the apartment - the air conditioning did not work for the whole week. On arrival we were told that this would be fixed in a couple of days, but later told that they wouldn't be able to get it done until after we had left. As I had specifically chosen a property with aircon this was rather frustrating and meant we had to leave the patio doors open to try to sleep, although it was then quite noisy Additionally we were without hot water for several days and this did not get fixed until the evening before we left. This meant we had to boil the kettle for hot water and wash out of a bowl of water which wasn't ideal.

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Liked best: size of apartment
Liked least: lack of air con
Travelling group: Teenagers
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Scott M
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Very relaxing place to stay.”
Reviewed 30 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016
1
person found this review helpful

The photos online are nice, but don't really do the place justice in terms of size. The apartment is enormous, very spacious. Two bathrooms, and the second bedroom with two individual beds would be fine for adults. Kitchen well equipped. The pool is deep at one end which gave our son the chance to try diving. Pool and tennis courts clean and mostly empty even in very hot July. Easy on-street parking meant we never needed the dedicated parking space inside the compound.

This was the first time that we booked accommodation through Trip Advisor and were quite nervous about the process, but it was really smooth from reservation through to check in and check out. Bruno was very helpful at check in and took the time to show us how everything worked. We booked a second stay for 3 nights in Lisbon at the end which was equally easy.

Travelling group: Young Children
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Geraldine...
Dublin, Ireland
Level 5 Contributor
65 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Summer 2016 Holiday”
Reviewed 26 July 2016 for a stay in June 2016
1
person found this review helpful

We arrived to the apartment and were met by Angela and her husband Bruno. They gave us a tour of the accommodation and answered any questions we had. From the time we booked through to arriving at our destination they were great channels of communication. The apartment is like home from home; spotlessly clean and very spacious. Everything you would need for a comfortable holiday, both Angela and Bruno had thought of. The pool area was lovely and relaxing and some days it was like having your own pool, very peaceful. We took the bus to Guincho Beach as it had been recommended. My, what a fabulous beach and lots of greenery . It is ideal for wind surfers.
Cascais centre and beach took 30 minutes to walk each way. You can however if you are not feeling energetic take a bus to the beach and the centre which is directly outside the apartment, they arrive every 15 minutes. A taxi home from Cascais in the evening was €5 and no queues.
We will certainly return and would highly recommend this accommodation.

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Liked best: How spacious and clean the apartment was
Liked least: A little far to the beach (30 mins each way to walk daily)
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups
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