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Built on the site of a 17th-century fortress, this boutique hotel features a Michelin star award-winning gourmet restaurant and sweeping Atlantic Ocean views. It overlooks the Portuguese surfers’ paradise, Guincho Beach. This boutique hotel has a second restaurant called Spot by Fortaleza do Guincho. As well as the partnership with a lotion SPA, 5 minutes from the Hotel by car, which allows our guests to enjoy preferential prices. Stone winding stairs, terracotta tiles and ceilings in exposed bricks create a medieval feel. The central cloister is fitted with velvet sofas and wrought-iron chandeliers. Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux’s rooms are appointed with rich fabrics, dark wood furniture, and paintings with golden frames. Some rooms have private closed balconies with ocean views. The Michelin-starred restaurant has strong Portuguese influences and serves dishes based upon quality national ingredients. Tasting menus are also available. The expansive wine list is hand-picked by an award-winning sommelier. Guests can enjoy Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux’s fine dining in the privacy of their room. After a day visiting the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park, guests can sip a cocktail from the Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux’s bar, seated on the vast sun terrace overlooking the ocean.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

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Relais & Châteaux
Hotel chain/brand

Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Property practices

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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.5
Facilities
8.8
Cleanliness
9.3
Comfort
9.3
Value for money
8.4
Location
9.6
Free WiFi
8.5
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Elen
    United States of America United States of America
    the place is wonderful facing the sea. the employees are polite, kind, the breakfast is wonderful when it's big and everything is very clean.
  • Tina
    Canada Canada
    Breakfast was delicious and you can’t beat the views!
  • Lori
    United States of America United States of America
    1st class service from start to finish. Unique and comfortable room, lot of charm.

Hotel area info

Restaurants
2 Restaurants On Site

  • Fortaleza do Guincho -Restaurante Gastronomico
    • Cuisine
      Portuguese
    • Open for
      Dinner
    • Ambience
      Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free
  • Spot by Fortaleza do Guincho
    • Cuisine
      Portuguese
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner • High tea • Cocktail hour
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Traditional
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Amenities of Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux
Great facilities! Review score, 8.8

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Beachfront
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 2 restaurants
  • Garden
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
View
  • Landmark view
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Coffee machine
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Snorkeling
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Racquetball
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Horseback riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Diving
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Bowling
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
    Off-site
  • Hiking
    Off-site
  • Windsurfing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
  • Tennis court
    Additional chargeOff-site
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Valet parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Babysitting/Child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Car rental
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Portuguese

House rules

Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

From 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 3 years
Extra bed upon request
Free
Crib upon request
Free
4 - 12 years
Extra bed upon request
Free

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

Groups

When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

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The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Pets are allowed and have a cost of EUR 40 per day.

Please note that guests that wish to have dinner at the restaurant should contact the hotel for availability.

Please note that the hotel has agreements with several neighboring properties, which allow guests of the Hotel to access Spa, tennis courts and swimming pools at a special rate. This service is upon request.

When booking 5 rooms or more, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Extra bed policies are as follows:

- Only one extra bed per room and for childrens up to 12 years all. Extra bed is free of charge.

- Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.

Extra beds are only accepted in the rooms Junior Suite with Balcony and Sea View and Superior Double or Twin Room with Sea View.

Please note that Fortaleza do Guincho Restaurante Gastronomico is opened from Wednesday to Saturday from 19:00–22:00.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

License number: 1293

FAQs about Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux

  • The prices at Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Bowling
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Tennis court
    • Fishing
    • Windsurfing
    • Racquetball
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Beachfront
    • Bicycle rental
    • Walking tours
    • Horseback riding
    • Bike tours
    • Beach

  • Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux is 3.1 miles from the center of Cascais. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux has 2 restaurants:

    • Fortaleza do Guincho -Restaurante Gastronomico
    • Spot by Fortaleza do Guincho

  • Room options at Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux include:

    • Single
    • Twin/Double
    • Suite

  • Check-in at Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • The nearest beach is 650 feet from Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.