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Pousada Barão de Forrester
Top City Hotel

Quinta Barao de Forrester, 5070-031 Alijo, Vila Real, Portugal
+351 259 959 215


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8.2/10 Excellent
Based on 234 reviews

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    This hotel complex is situated in the centuries-old village of Alijo at the heart of the Douro wine-growing region. Lying amidst the famous ‘quintas’, small estates where port wine vines are grown in terraced fields, the hotel is ideal for those wishing to discover how one of the world’s most famous wines is produced. It is some 4 km to the village centre. The air-conditioned hotel comprises a total of 21 rooms. At the accommodation, guests are welcomed at the reception area with 24-hour reception and a 24-hour check-in/check-out service. Most storeys are accessible by lift. Services and facilities at the hotel include a currency exchange service, a restaurant, a dining area, a bar, a TV room and room service. Wireless internet access in public areas allows travellers to stay connected. There is also a garden. Those arriving in their own vehicles can leave them in the car park of the establishment. The hotel features rooms with air conditioning and a bathroom. There is also a minibar. Guests will also find a mini fridge included as standard. Internet access, a telephone, a TV, a radio and WiFi ensure optimal comfort. Amenities in the bathrooms include a shower. A hairdryer is also available. The accommodation offers a pool and an outdoor pool. Sun loungers and parasols are ideal for relaxation. Guests can enjoy a range of refreshing drinks at the poolside bar. Leisure options at the establishment include biking/mountain biking, tennis and billiards, or for a fee, canoeing. Additional services include an entertainment programme for children, offering numerous activities. Copyright GIATA 2004 - 2016. Catering options available at the hotel include bed and breakfast, half board and full board. Guests can choose to book options such as breakfast, lunch or dinner. The following credit cards are accepted at the accommodation: American Express, VISA, Diners Club and MasterCard.

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    • Parking
    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Gift shop
    • Room service
    • Outdoor pool
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Air-conditioned
    • Safe
    • Storage available
    • Terrace/Patio
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