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Palacio de Estoi

Rua de Sao Jose, Faro 8005-465, Portugal
+351 21 040 7620
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Beautiful Grounds

we dropped by as we saw the reviews on the list and wanted to walk the grounds considering the... read more

Reviewed June 27, 2018
Garrett G
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Cape Coral, Florida
Real eye opener!

The palace has always been a place to visit on our 'next' holiday. What a mistake! OK I like... read more

Reviewed June 26, 2018
Stephen L S
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Neston, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“roman ruins” (9 reviews)
“old palace” (4 reviews)
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Rua de Sao Jose, Faro 8005-465, Portugal
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+351 21 040 7620
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"roman ruins"
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"old palace"
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"beautiful palace"
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"luxury hotel"
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"gardens are lovely"
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"public rooms"
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"the main attraction"
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"worth a visit"
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"few hours"
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"faro airport"
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"pousada"
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"palacio"
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"fountain"
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"statues"
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Reviewed June 27, 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
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Reviewed June 26, 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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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

We went to this place before leaving Faro and it was an amazing surprise. Beside to host a small luxury hotel which worth to stay, the building and the garden is a gift to visit and enjoy in their colourful expressions.

1  Thank wmarin6116
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Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

In fact it’s an hotel but you may visit it Though don’t drive too much km to go there on purpose as the visit will last 10 min to see 1 room and a small garden. But it’s worth to go have a look if...More

Thank LaupomHK
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Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

Historic palace that has been restored and is now a luxury hotel. Visitors are allowed walk around the grounds, which are partially restored to former glory. Nice view of countryside from balcony.

Thank Greig R
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Reviewed April 7, 2018

A small drive from Faro you can find this beautiful palace with lovely ceilings and very friendly staff.

Thank carolinemelhouse
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Reviewed March 28, 2018

Palacio de Estoi is well worth a visit if you have a lot of time in Faro. We found there to be little to do within Faro so took an afternoon trip here on a really sunny day in August. It's a little out of...More

Thank swal4796
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Reviewed March 18, 2018

A lovely, gracious old palace - now a hotel and a member hotel of the small luxury hotels of the world group - situated in a charming village on the outskirts of Faro. We decided to catch an Uber from our apartment in Faro old...More

Thank Greystrider_Dan
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Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

We went to Estói as a day trip we headed to the palace first. We walked up to the entrance and went in and simply asked if we could look round and the lady guided us the direction we should head in. The palace is...More

Thank Block2D
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Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

The setting, the main buildings and gardens are lovely and are the reasons why I rate this as very good. The bedrooms are in a connected new block. Our ‘deluxe’ room was minimalist, spotlessly clean and spacious with a balcony looking down the mountainside towards...More

3  Thank katiefox
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Kaylea S
December 30, 2017|
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Response from dawnGalicia | Reviewed this property |
free, you can walk around parts of the hotel and the lovely gardens.
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SueRich1
August 9, 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!
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petal27
July 30, 2016|
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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
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