Pros: We loved the view, the peaceful location, the swimming pool, and the delightful staff. Also enjoyed delicious breakfasts and evening meal.
Cons: Everything was wonderful.
Pros: An amazing place where all your senses are trickled to the full extent . Lovely host with personal attention, great food, amazing views,mind blowing smells and absolute darkness and quietness
Pros: Ana was extremely friendly and insightful regarding the activities around. Dinner and breakfast were delicious.
Cons: WiFi was available only near the reception but apparently it is a issue of the provider.
Pros: The staff was amazingly welcoming and friendly They gave us all the information we needed The facilities are so nice, clean and make the environment very relaxing Very good breakfast! I will come ...
Cons: Nothing at all!
Pros: Beautiful place. With love for the details. Overlooking Douro. Excellent dinner. Super nice and friendly host. Be aware that it takes approx 50 minutes to go to Pinhao. In the end we were more than ...
Pros: Excellent place in a good location. It is an old mansion that has been restructured and furnished with great quality and taste. It has a garden, patio, pool and parking area. Good breakfast. If ...
Cons: I cannot think of anything I did not like, except the unavoidable: It is not easy to reach Tralhariz. Have a good GPS
Pros: Welcomed with a glass of 28 year old port, a tour of the premises, a king size bed with private bathroom, a fantastic super in the common room and a great breakfast.
Cons: There was nothing to dislike beside the fact that the hotel is a bit difficult to get to and the road leading to the hotel is a bit challenging.
Pros: The dinner at the house was excellent and reasonably priced!
Pros: The property is not in the most accessible location but, if you want to be completely away from urban life I guess it's perfect. Vineyards and fruit trees surround the property and the pool making...
Cons: It's not easy to reach and there's no restaurants or cafes around. So basically your only options is to drive along the curvy roads of the mountains or ask the owners to make you dinner! The ...
Pros: Everyone was very friendly. I went on my own and had a wonderful, peaceful time!
Cons: It would have been nice to know what could be done in the area, like checking out the old chapel up the hill - I discovered some things only on my last day.
Pros: The breakfast was excellent! And the whole remote, rural, aesthetic environment was priceless. Nothing like you'll ever get in an average touristic city.
Pros: fabulous situation just above the Douro River. Swimming pool overlooks the river and has sun all day, which it needs as it's very cold though very refreshing on a hot day! We chose here for three ...
Cons: The only a bit annoying thing is that you don't get a front door key, not sure why but each time you ring the bell. You don't really have to wait long but it did seem odd and much more effort ...
Pros: The hotel was simply great. There was absolutely nothing to find fault with. I wish I could have spent more time at the hotel. It is be an excellent base for someone to explore the river valley if ...
Pros: Excellent location at the river bank with stunning view from the balcony. Appartment well equipped. Attentive staff. Breakfast was outstanding and a very good value for the money.
Cons: Lots of ants in the bathroom! This should not be the case and should be managed immediately. Also, the hotel door is locked constantly and the guests must call the door every time they want to get ...
Pros: The room was lovely, clean, very comfortable, and had great views across the river. The breakfast is also really good, wifi great. Staff were pleasant enough. The hotel is easy to find as its just ...
Cons: It would have been nice to have been properly shown the hotel's facilities upon my arrival, or at least have been told where they were. How to get to the pool, where the dining room was etc just ...
Pros: Arriving by motorbike 2 of our party were almost overcome by heat when we arrived - 39 degrees. Hotel staff great providing large bottle of water for us to take out to them before we checked in. Pool ...
Pros: superb room.excellent amenities.Health generous breakfast.I would return and stay a week.You can visit the next 2 busy towns by a 10 min train rideThe tiny town is .a writer's paradise.Only u and ...
Cons: later breakfast
Pros: Very nice family run hotel, great for the train. I would stay here again.
Pros: Great deal for the price
Cons: Again, great deal for the price.
Pros: We stayed here one night after driving the vineyards of the Douro Valley. We started in Porto, and timing wise, this was a perfect stop. The hotel is clean, comfortable, and right on the river. The...
Enjoy your visit to Carrazeda de Ansiaes with a stay at Hotel Casa do Tua. Guests can take a dip in the seasonal outdoor pool, and free perks include WiFi and continental breakfast daily between 8 AM and 10 AM.
Rural house restored in 2015 located in the town of Guribanes with three suites, two of which overlook the river Tuela. Fully equipped kitchen. It has washing machine to dishwasher and washing machine. Internet access in the living room and TV in every room. Outdoor area with space for living and access to the river that is located 100 meters from the house.
Pros: The room is nice and spatious, very clean as well as the bathroom. We didn't use the pool but it looked very inviting. Breakfast is very nice and complete. Paula, the person working there, is ...
Cons: Wireless Internet should work in all areas, and not just near the reception. The room needs more power outlets and a nightstand near each bed. The lights are not sufficient, and too white!
Pros: good breakfast nice room helpful and communicating staff
Cons: location is hidden and far away from town
Pros: Handmade marmelade. Really fresh orange juuce. Pool. Building
Cons: A little far from Oporto
Pros: The staff was super nice and helpful. The place is clean and well organized. I'd recommend Mallus Agroturismo to everybody.
Pros: Very confortable beds (very sound sleep)! Morning staff. Yummy breakfast! The architecture!
Cons: The need to pre-warn the property owner with the time of arrival.
Pros: The view was spectacular and gave us a chance to experience a small town in he Duoro off the beaten path. Paola was awesome and helped us navigate into the neighboring town to get and incredibly ...
Cons: It was difficult to locate, but that could be easily fixed with a visible sign showing where he turnoff is located.
Mallus is a great choice for a stay in Carrazeda de Ansiaes. Guests can take a dip in the outdoor pool, and free perks include WiFi, self parking, and buffet breakfast daily between 8 AM and 10 AM. Other highlights at this upscale farm house include a terrace and a garden, and rooms offer flat-screen TVs and minibars.
Set amidst peaceful rural surroundings, this 18th century rural home has been completely renovated and offers modern comforts. Quinta Rota d' Oliveira features an outdoor swimming pool, a green garden and a games room. The carefully-decorated rooms all feature a private bathroom, flat-screen satellite TV, air conditioning, free WiFi and a view. Guests can enjoy a varied breakfast and regional delicacies each morning. The meal area also includes an à la carte restaurant, serving dishes which range from traditional Portuguese meals to international flavours. A snack-bar is also available, for lighter meals and Portuguese snacks. The property includes free bikes and has a games room with billiards, table football, various board games and a library. There is also a playground for the younger guests. Following a refreshing swim in the pool, guests can relax in the sun loungers and enjoy the tranquil surroundings. The unit also has an olive grove, an orchard, a vegetable garden and guests are welcome to participate in various agricultural activities. Chaves is a 30-minute drive away and features several restaurants, cafés, a casino and shops selling the traditional Pastéis de Chaves. The nearest Train Station is Latadas, a 42-minute drive from the Quinta Rota d' Oliveira. Porto International Airport is a 100-minute drive and an airport shuttle is available, at a surcharge.
Pros: The location is absolutely sublime-the views and the location of the Doure Valley are breathtaking. Parking on site is perfect. Pool is great
Cons: Staff were unfriendly and check in person was quite rude, its a 6km drive into Town if you want to go someone else for dinner, we had two rooms-one on ground floor and one on first floor with ...
Pros: The setting and peacefulness is wonderful. The hotel staff take their job very personally and want to give a good impression. The food was very palatable and cooked especially for you.
Cons: Better description/advice of the route to the hotel - those roads are pretty twisty!
Pros: The hotel is a very nice boutique one offering a spectacular view from the pool.
Pros: Amazing property, the views, the pool, the hotel, staff, vineyards..the list goes on. When staying in the Douro Valley you'll probably be renting a car and this place is ideal in terms of location...
Pros: The location and view was faultless. They have two pools overlooking the valley so the view was stunning.
Cons: Unfortunately the shower and phone in our room were broken and the internet was poor. The pool wasn't cleaned when we were there either. It's a lovely place if you want to relax and see the ...
Pros: Wonderful staff- helpful and knowledgeable. Wine tour was outstanding.
Cons: Difficult to find
Pros: The location and view is great
Cons: The food in the restaurant is poor and the service was not great. The staff were friendly but never seemed to be around.
Pros: Charming location in a vineyard in the countryside with a beautiful view from the room.
Cons: Dinner at hotel was uninspired and over-priced for what was provided but I was grateful that dinner was on offer on a sunday when other places were closed.
Pros: The staff were very accommodating and friendly, food (breakfast and dinner) and wine were delicious, and the setting was breath taking. We spent most of our time walking around the vineyards, and ...
Cons: It's not a dislike for us, but for anyone wanting amenities close by, you won't find these easily. We found only small grocery stores in Pinhao (it took us 2-3 hours walking into town). Not a ...
Pros: The location was magical and was set in a very picturesque peaceful countryside location overlooking the hills and mountains and vineyards as far as the eye could see. The people working there were ...
Cons: The only negative was the TV in my room . Very old with poor reception and limited channels. No English channels so I had to go to the lounge to view . This wasn't an issue on the night as there ...
Located near a train station, Hotel Rural Quinta do Silval is a great choice for a stay in Alijo. Guests can splash around at the outdoor pool or grab a bite to eat at the restaurant. A children's pool and a kid's club are other highlights, and rooms at this upscale hotel offer up nice touches like pillow menus and slippers.
Offering an outdoor pool and a restaurant, Casa da Portela is located in Alijó. Free WiFi access is available. The accommodation will provide guests with a TV and air conditioning. The private bathroom comes with a bath or shower. A Continental breakfast is included and served each morning at the property. Guests may use the shared kitchen to prepare their own meals as well. Traditional Portuguese meals may be savored in the restaurant. At Casa da Portela guests will find a 24-hour front desk and a terrace. Other facilities offered at the property include meeting facilities and a shared lounge. An array of activities can be enjoyed in the surroundings, including hiking. The property offers free parking. The Vila Real centre is 17.4 miles from the property. The Casa da Portela is 77.7 miles from Porto International Airport.
Cons: One of the staff was quite rude. Especially when it came to discussing what was on the fixed menu and what wasn't but the rest were delightful.
Pros: The staff were exceptionally friendly and helpful.
Cons: The town itself was not very interesting - hotel provides a good base for driving around the Douro region but nothing to do in immediate vicinity of hotel
Pros: Breakfast,birds in tree outside window
Cons: Internet access was spotty. Coffee was bad.
Pros: We had a large room with lots of windows and a huge balcony. It was very comfortable. The staff were friendly and helpful.
Cons: It has less character than other Pousadas we visited and wasn't easy to drive to.
Pros: The food was exccellent
Pros: wi-fi quality welcome fresh fruit in the room
Cons: Room locker was out of order No mini bar No fresh juice over breakfeast
Pros: Very helpful receptionist (Veronica?) gave us a brief tour of the hotel and recommended a very good restaurant in town. Good buffet breakfast.
Cons: WiFi was intermittent in some of the rooms. Not sure exactly why, but we had been under the impression that the Pousada was in a more rural location; it is actually at a busy junction in the centre of...
Pros: Because we often spent time in our room during the day we appreciated the fact that it was always ready for us. The cleaning staff must be commended. The professional conduct of all staff members ...
Cons: The coffee offered at breakfast was tasteless and because the bread rolls were cut in half they dried out too quickly.
Pros: Very comfortable room. The best food we have ever had in Portugal - crisp salad dressed with exquisite olive oil, wonderful presunto, splendid monkfish and super cheeses. And friendly and helpful ...
Cons: Nothing. Could have done without some other visitors who did not realise that olives had stones and thought they could share 4 sardines between 4 people!
Pros: The staff was very friendly and helpful in suggesting places to visit. The bedroom could be renewed but it was confortable and clean.
Cons: In one of the days we spent there, they had a noisy summerfest very near. It wasn´t their fault but it was the worst part of our stay.
Enjoy your visit to Alijo with a stay at Pousada Barão de Forrester. After hanging out at the outdoor pool or seasonal outdoor pool, guests can grab a bite to eat at O Barão, which serves regional cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A poolside bar and a bar/lounge are other highlights, and rooms offer LCD TVs and minibars.
Pros: A beautiful old house in wonderful rural location with pool and grounds to keep children very happy. Staff obligingly made great dinner for family on arrival. Room for 4 was sizeable and comfortable...
Cons: No wifi. Not easy to find.
Featuring an outdoor swimming pool and a games room with billiards, Casa das Senhoras - Turismo Rural is located in Vilaranda Boa. Breakfast is provided each morning and all rooms feature rustic details and exposed stone walls. All the homey rooms come with a private bathroom and the quadruple room also includes a spa bath. Free WiFi access is available in some rooms and communal areas, and all rooms have views over the garden, as well as access to a patio. A communal kitchen is available at an extra charge. The 16th century stone house has been completely rebuilt and features a garden with various fruit trees. After a swim in the outdoor swimming pool, guests may choose to relax in the loungers or play some billiards or table tennis in the games room. An array of activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surroundings, including hiking. The unit is 11.2 miles from Chaves, where there is a renowned casino and a historical centre filled with shops selling the traditional Pastéis de Chaves. It is a 35-minute drive from the border into neighbouring Spain. São Sebastião Train Station is 24.9 miles away while Porto International Airport is 96.3 miles from the Casa das Senhoras.
Cons: Getting to the hotel sound 3am and 15 min for someone to open the door . Noise from outside any car that would go the street was like it was in the room
Pros: Excellent view over the river.
Cons: No coffee/ tea facility in the room.
Pros: Close to the Roman Bridge
Cons: It was very dowdy, and austere. Despite being virtually empty we were given a room overlooking the car park.
Pros: Excellent views to the river, location, price and comfort was great.
Cons: Bad WiFi connection and rooms without soundproofing.
Pros: Good location..
Cons: A/C was noisy..
Pros: Hotel was fine. Very difficult finding somewhere other than the hotel to eat.
Cons: Location could have been better, we just used it passing through. Not sure what the town center would have been like.
Pros: Location, price,staff very helpfull Breakfast very varied
Cons: Wi fi conection poor in the room, Beds could use new matresses and replace covers with duvets, Smell of tabacco in the hallway and sometimes in the room even though its a non-smokers hotel. Sound ...
Pros: River views
Grande Hotel Dom Dinis is a great choice for a stay in Mirandela. After taking a dip in one of the 2 outdoor pools, you can grab a bite to eat at the restaurant or unwind with a drink at the pool bar. All rooms offer room service, Frette Italian sheets, and free WiFi.
Take in the views from the rooftop terrace when you stay at Quinta Do Barracao Da Vilarica. Guests can enjoy the outdoor pool or take advantage of nearby hiking/biking trails. Other features include a seasonal outdoor pool and a garden.
Perched on a hillside overlooking Murça, this farm with family-oriented vineyards features a garden with an olive grove and fruit orchard. The swimming pool and playground offer views of the Douro Valley. All rooms at Quinta Monte S. Sebastiao include free Wi-Fi and have a private balcony and tea / coffee maker. Each has a work desk and bathrobe. Breakfast includes regional products and is served in the breakfast room of Monte S. Sebastião. The dinner consists of the Douro region's specialties and a selection of farm wines. Guests can relax by the pool or participate in farm activities such as harvesting of olives and grape. In the case of making cold, living room with fireplace offers a pleasant environment conducive to reading a book from the library. The farm is located 35 km from Vila Real and Mirandela. You can rent bikes and cars to explore the surrounding countryside and its many vineyards.