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Pousada Vale do Gaio

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Lisbon, Portugal
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

Beatiful location over a lake, great nature surroundings, excellent for birdwatching and relax under starry sky. Went there as a couple with a 3y kid and had a great time! Restaurant with very romantic outdoor room (even with kids :)) and great food. Many thanks to Mr. Gallego as he really takes care that every customer have a perfect time... More 

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Sintra, Portugal
1 review
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Excelent place for relax and enjoy great view, perfect to read a book. Lovely dinning room. Fantastic dinning atmosphere, very friendly service. The desert buffet can't be missed! Breakfast was good but it can be improved.

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Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
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8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Great place, great food, great hospitality. I was amazed at the details, decoration, service, the view, etc...Unfortunately we did not have the chance to stay overnight but will definitely do so next time we are in Portugal. It is out of this world.

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Estoril, Portugal
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9 reviews
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Our group of six came only for lunch. The gastronomy was great,we suppose that owing to the owner Vasco Gallego, who is a renowned chef, also owning restaurant XL, one of the classics in Lisbon. Service was impecable, atmosphere very friendly indeed, and the variety of "starters" that they served to our group had the touch of an artist. The... More 

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Porto, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 April 2016

It is not a Pousada anymore but privately owned and this much for the better. A great hotel with a perfect surrounding to find time for a book or just to relax. The views are stunningly beautiful. Great kitchen and lovely staff and owners.

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Parede
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2015

Vale do Gaio it's not exactly a hotel, but mostly a shelter. There, you feel cosy, confortable, wellcomed, enchanted! If you would wake up there without knowing where you were, you would ask : "Oh My God, what beautifull place, what wonderfull country is this???". And then, you are in the deep Alentejo but with a great view for a... More 

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Berwick-upon-Tweed, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Lovely spacious 1st floor room with fabulous private balcony looking out over the dam and surrounding countryside. Bed extremely comfortable with quality cotton linen. Plenty of hot water with good pressure. The whole ethos is about relaxation, be it a long lunch outside on the covered veranda (which is always decorated with the seasons) or curled up on one of... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

All the hotel is very degraded. Equipment for "outdoor activities" (Bicycles, canoes, ...) also. Pool is dirty and outdoor beds and chairs need serious fixing. People are very nice but service is a misery. Breakfast is like you were staying at someone's apartment (not a lot to choose from and clearly not at an hotel level).The only good thing is... More 

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Lisbon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

Before reading this review beware that I am based on a 2-night stay + wedding that always carries extra burdens logistically for the management. This is one of the sweetest spots in Alentejo, and is masterfully decorated. Very nice exterior settings and cosy sofas to chill and enjoy the lake/ river views in absolute silence. You have several decks available... More 

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Estoril, Portugal
2 reviews
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Reviewed 14 June 2015

How can I see negative comments (really few) about this place which is really the paradise on Earth ! Fully competent staff, wonderful food, customer first is their mission and people are advised that the priority goes to their customers who are staying at the hotel. Of course, people going for a meal are not allowed to use the customer... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the deep heart of Alentejo, over a beautiful dam, you will find the stunning Vale do Gaio Hotel. It is the perfect place for those who appreciate the culinary delights of the region and enjoy hunting, fishing, walking and other sports such as biking, bow & arrow, canoeing and more. Surrounded by the natural beauty of the great outdoors, our guests at Vale do Gaio Inn share an unforgettable experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pousada Vale do Gaio

Address: Barragem Trigo de Morais, Torrao 7595-034, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Alentejo > Setubal District > Torrao
Price Range: $142 - $209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Pousada Vale do Gaio 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Best rooms first floor”
 of 5 bubbles andreiafnascimento, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
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“All rooms with a great view”
 of 5 bubbles enjoyfood2016, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
“In the first floor, the view is amazing!”
 of 5 bubbles Madalena22Parede, 3 Dec 2015 | Read review
“1st floor have excellent view of dam and surrounding countryside”
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