When visiting Castelo Branco, Quinta dos Carvalhos is a great choice to consider. Guests can enjoy the outdoor pool or take advantage of nearby hiking/biking trails. Other highlights at this upscale farm house include a terrace and a garden.
With an outdoor swimming pool surrounded by olive and oak trees, Casa das Magnolias is a quiet retreat located in Quinta das Laginhas, 1,477 feet from Orca village. The air-conditioned rooms offer views of Serra da Gardunha Mountain. With large windows providing daylight, Magnolias’ rooms are simply decorated with a chest of drawers and parquet floors. Each one includes a flat-screen TV and private bathroom. A continental breakfast is served every morning and it is included in the room rate. Staff at the reception can organise horse riding trips and there are rental bicycles available. Free Wi-Fi is available in all public areas. Located between the cities of Castelo Branco and Fundão, this property is a 15-minute drive from A23 motorway.
Casa do Balcão offers accommodation in Póvoa de Rio de Moinhos, 10.4 miles from Castelo Branco. The property has a garden where guests can relax. Free WiFi is provided throughout the property and parking is offered. Casa do Balcão features 4 double bedrooms, some with air-conditioning, private bathroom or garden views. A shared kitchen can be used upon availability. Covilhã is 23.6 miles from the property and Serra da Estrela is 41 miles away.
Quinta da Alma Cheia is an early 20th century property that includes orchards, vineyards and meadows This typical Beira Baixa estate has 4 granite houses with an open space architecture, spread across its 120 hectares. Each house has 2 bedrooms, a living-room, a kitchenette, a bathroom with free toiletries, private entrance, a flat-screen satellite TV and free WiFi. All houses include a terrace and enjoy a view of the lake and the mountain. Breakfast is served at the Quinta da Alma Cheia’s restaurant. It also features meals prepared with the property’s own produce, and is subject to reservation. Wine and olive oil are also produced at Alma Cheia, and are exclusively reserved for guests. The property also boasts a private riverside beach. The area allows guests to enjoy outdoor activities such as swimming, canoeing, fishing or even sailing. Alma Cheia is a 25-minute drive from Castelo Branco, and its traditional game-influenced cuisine.The historical village of Castelo Novo is 20.5 miles away, while the Geopark NaturTejo is a 25-minute drive. The Lisbon International Airport is a 2-hour drive from the Quinta da Alma Cheia.
Situated among the mountains of Moradal and Alveolos, this guest house features a salt-water pool and accommodations with a private balcony. Guests can rent bikes and cars to explore the surrounding pine forests. Including free Wi-Fi, all rooms and suites at Casa de Campo Sao Torcato come with a TV and a seating area. Each also offers a private bathroom. Breakfast is served daily in Casa de Campo’s dining room, which is decorated with carpets and ceramics. There is also a living room with chairs and sofas. The sun terrace next to the pool offers a sunny spot to read a book. Sporty guests can try out the many pedestrian walks around the property, or go on a jeep tour. The guest house is situated 28 miles from Castelo Branco and 44.1 miles from Fundão. The A23 motorway is 28 miles away, offering access to Torres Novas and Guarda.
The Tryp Colina do Castelo is located on the top of a hill with wonderful panoramic views over the city of Castelo Branco. Near the centre of the city, the hotel is the perfect base for discovering some of the most picturesque locations and cultural attractions in the region of Beira Baixa.
Pros: outward appearance belied the service and quality of the hotel. Once inside we very impressed with the presentation and friendliness of the staff
Pros: The garage is a plus for the hotel
Cons: The TV is useless,including the control
Pros: This hotel was quite hard to find arriving by car. In other respects it was adequate; not special in any way. Except perhaps the restaurant which was very good and the service there was excellent. On the other hand, trying to get a drink at the bar in the hotel was like pulling teeth.
Cons: As before, hard to find and very hard to get a drink in the bar.
Pros: Very friendly personnel, a superb restaurant, very clean rooms and an excellent price/quality rate. An absolute must if you travel in this region.
Cons: Maybe the style is a bit outdated and I would have loved a pool, but there are no real disadvantages to be mentioned.
Pros: Very friendly helpful staff.
Cons: We had one small pillow each. A second new latex pillow would be great.
Cons: The air-conditioning didn't cool the room down enough.
Pros: Very central and courteous staff
Pros: The breakfast!!!
Pros: Easy access to the town and staff friendlyness
Pros: Nice hotel with a clean and well equiped room. We had an excellent service and food. Especially the grilled salmon can be recommended.
Cons: No free internet connection. The hotel should invest free WiFi routers on each floor.
Take in the views from the rooftop terrace when you stay at Hotel Rainha D. Amelia, Arts & Leisure. Guests indulge in massages, then grab a bite to eat at the restaurant. A bar/lounge and a fitness center are other highlights, and rooms at this upscale hotel offer LCD TVs and minibars.
Located near a train station, Guest House Hostel Esplanada is a great choice for a stay in Castelo Branco. Free perks include WiFi, self parking, and buffet breakfast daily between 8 AM and 10 AM. A terrace and a garden are offered, and rooms have conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves.
Pousada de Juventude de Castelo Branco is located in the charming city of Castelo Branco just a 15-minute walk from the train station. This youth hostel includes free WiFi access. Guests have at their disposal twin bedrooms and gender specific dormitories with access to shared bathroom facilities. Those wishing more privacy can stay on a twin room with a private bathroom. Bed linen is provided. On site guests will find a self-service breakfast room, vending machines and a shared lounge where guests can socialize and relax. In the vicinity, within walking distance, guests will find cafés, pastries and several restaurants serving the local cuisine. Pousada de Juventude de Castelo Branco offers free public parking nearby and is a 20-minute walk from the Garden of the Episcopal Palace, a baroque garden with ponds, staircases, terraces and various allegories. The Superior School of Education of Castelo Branco is 2,625 feet away.
Located in Sobral Fernando village, A Casa da Lena features a country-style décor combined with handcrafted works throughout the property. It offers free WiFi access and a terrace with mountain views. This two-bedroom house has an unique décor, heating and a private bathroom with shower in each room. Other facilities at A Casa da Lena include a barbecue in the garden. Breakfast is served daily and includes freshly baked homemade bolo finto cake and bread, cheese and jams. In the afternoon you can sample some of the homemade liqueurs, with flavours of native plants. Fróia River Beach is 8.7 miles away and Malhadal River Beach is 17.4 miles away from A Casa da Lena, both awarded Gold Beach 2013. The more active guests can enjoy a climbing wall 1.2 miles away. Within a walking distance, guests can find a river beach. Proença-a-Nova city is 12.4 miles away, and Castelo Branco is within a 30-minute drive.
Casa da Ladeira - Turismo Rural is a recovered country house with a modern interior design in Ameixoeira, 28 miles from Castelo Branco. It offers an outdoor swimming pool and free Wi-Fi access. Each air-conditioned room features a LCD TV and parquet floors. Overlooking the swimming pool, garden and mountain from the balcony, rooms are based on a colour which extends to the bathroom. They include free toiletries and a modern walk-in shower. Guests have access to the common living room, kitchen and dining areas. The elegant living room features an exposed stone wall, a warm fireplace and plush sofas. Breakfast is served daily and is included in the room rate. Barbecue facilities are available next to the pool. The sun loungers surrounding the swimming pool offer the ideal setting to enjoy the sun and the panoramic views of the landscape. Guests wishing to explore further this natural scenery can take one of the free bicycles and explore the Aldeias do Xisto Route (slate built villages). Upon returning, there is a Zen area for moments of relaxation. Baby-sitting services are available on request. The ski slopes of Serra da Estrela (mountain) are 49.7 miles away from the Casa da Ladeira. Álvaro, located 15.5 miles away, offers the opportunity to enjoy boating and canoeing in Zêzere River and a river beach.
Rent holiday home / leisure in a rural environment, next to Alpreade of Ribeira in New Castle, small farm with watermill, built in granite, restored in 2000 and adapted to leisure space / rural tourism, with pool, it has 1 bedroom double with balcony to the river, another room with 4 single beds, bathroom. The sunroom communicates with the bedrooms and the living room with fireplace and kitchenette. In this room there is a sofa with dimensions for 2 adults and another one for children, with balcony to the river. The property displays original features such as exposed stone walls and a restored mill. It has a broad space for various activities, a combarbecue shed and a huge table in stone for various outdoor dining. Azenha awarded the stream of Alpreade passing the farm with private access to the same. Located in the historic village district of New Castle this mixture the property with the unique landscape of this border region. You can find local restaurants serving traditional Portuguese dishes.
Located in the historic centre of Castelo Branco, Telhadense offers air-conditioned rooms with a private bathroom. Jardim do Parque da Cidade is a 5-minute walk away. Each individually decorated room is equipped with free Wi-Fi, a cable TV, heating and a telephone. The en suite bathroom comes with a bath or shower. Telhadense has a small seating area and a bar which serves a variety of refreshments. Several cafés, bars and restaurants serving local dishes such as churrascos (grilled meat) and national Portuguese cuisine are within a 10-minute walk away. Parque Natural do Tejo Internacional and Serra da Estrela are within a 40-minute drive away, where guests can take part in activities such as hiking, trail walking and cycling. Castelo Branco Railway Station which has direct trains to Lisbon, is a 10-minute walk away. The Portuguese/Spanish border is a 1-hour drive away by car. Telhadense offers free private parking on site.