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Pleasant garden to watch the sunset and have a drink

Visiting with friends, having drinks cannot be better. The sitting areas are quiet and palatial... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Portland, Oregon
Beautiful palace

This beautiful historic building is now a hotel but still open to visitors. It is a magnificent... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Rua de Sao Jose, Faro 8005-465, Portugal
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All reviews roman ruins beautiful palace luxury hotel old palace open to the public gardens are lovely public rooms worth a visit orange trees pousada palacio reception rococo restored statues architecture tile
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting with friends, having drinks cannot be better. The sitting areas are quiet and palatial. The rooms are inviting. The view is fantastic. Drinks and appetizers are served in these palatial rooms or sit the well manicured gardens.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank M W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beautiful historic building is now a hotel but still open to visitors. It is a magnificent villa set on a number of terraces each offering a fantastic view.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank julieth534
Reviewed 11 December 2018

This is in a nice small village near Faro. Gardens are green compared to a lot of the surrounding area. Roman ruins close by.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jfkcity
Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

It is fabulous that you can look around this beautiful building and gardens even though you are not staying in the hotel. We enjoyed our drinks on the sunny terrace with lovely views. Staff very friendly, though service was a little slow.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Colleen M
Reviewed 26 November 2018

We stayed in the hotel this November and enjoyed looking at the old Baroque common rooms and lovely gardens.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Maria H
Reviewed 21 November 2018

I went to visit the Palácio twice and needless to say, I would do it all over again. I was looking for a less touristy side of Algarve and I ended up reading about this lovely castle and deciding it was worth a try. I'm...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SamHopelessWanderer
Reviewed 17 November 2018

It's a half a day trip, nice gardens and nice to have a wander round it. Hidden in a tiny village and almost didn't trust google maps to take us down a tight alleyway (we drove) for it to reveal a mansion at the other...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cur1ous_Cat
Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

Currently in use as a hotel but grounds open to the public (access through hotel reception). Beautiful building and garden with orange trees

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kathy76Liverpool
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Beautiful and picturesque. Staff were lovely even though my mum and I were just visiting and not staying there. We had a look around the hotel and gardens. Thank you :)

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DayTrip80042
Reviewed 15 October 2018

The Estoi Palace is definitely worth a visit. The Palace and the grounds are open to the public with more modern facilities present for the hotel guests. Disappointed to see tour buses out from unloading 30-40 people at a time. Nevertheless, the Palace is well...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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30 December 2017|
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Response from dawnGalicia | Reviewed this property |
free, you can walk around parts of the hotel and the lovely gardens.
9 August 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!
30 July 2016|
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