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“Casa Branca is fantastic !”
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15 reviews
Cottage from the pool
View from terrace to the pool
Entrance to Casa Branca
The terrace
View to the hills
Kitchen
The sitting area
The sitting area
The double bedroom
The twin bedroom
River Mondego at Penacova, a 15 minute drive
Bussaco Palace Hotel in Luso
Bridge & Picnic area in Gois
Nearby Windmills
The park and church in Vila Nova de Poiares
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Vila Nova de Poiares, Coimbra District, Central Portugal

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LeenP111
Antwerp Province, Belgium
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Casa Branca is fantastic !”
Reviewed 26 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014

Casa Branca is a nice and comfortable house with Bruce and Bella as the niciest hosts in the whole of Portugal! Other likes: the swimmingpool, the supermarket nearby. The location is superb: Coimbra, Tomar, Serra Lousa, the schist villages, ... Our week was to short.

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Liked best: The nice hosts
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Tieners
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Older travelers Families with young children
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Management Response
3 Sep 2014
We really enjoyed your visit with us and thank you very much for your kind words. We would love to see you again.
'Bella and Bruce
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Loisfran
Level 5 Contributor
87 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“Fantastic stay”
Reviewed 2 August 2014 for a stay in July 2014
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person found this review helpful

Lovely stay in great wee villa with lovely pool.Lots to do locally from kayaking done the Mondego river , river swimming , combria, mountain villages .Plus Bella and Bruce helpful but not intrusive

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
2 Aug 2014
Thank you for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us at Casa Branca. Best wishes
Bruce and Bella
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 July 2013 for a stay in May 2013

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Liked best: The Pool
Liked least: when it rained and we could not utalise the space outside, we found it quiet small and compact inside especially for 4 Adults
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Management Response
25 Jul 2013
Hi to all, Many thanks for your review of our cottage and hope to see you on your next visit; I owe you some reflexology and massage.

Best wishes Bruce and Bella
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suffolk
Reviewed 3 March 2013 for a stay in July 2011

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
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People with disabilities Older travelers
Families with young children
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Management Response
5 Mar 2013
Thank you for your lovely review and happy that you enjoyed your stay as much as we enjoyed you company.

Very best wishes.

Bruce and Bella
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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 24 February 2013 for a stay in July 2011
1
person found this review helpful

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
27 Feb 2013
Thank you very much for your review and we look forward to seeing you again soon.
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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 February 2013 for a stay in September 2011

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
27 Feb 2013
Thank you very much for your review and we look forward to seeing you again soon.
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2013 for a stay in August 2012

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Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
15 Feb 2013
Thank you for your lovely review. You and the family will always be welcomed to come back one day.

Bruce and Bella
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