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Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux
Estrada do Guincho, 2750-642 Cascais, Portugal – Excellent location – show map
Excellent location – rated 9.7/10! (score from 847 reviews)
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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 9.7 for a two-person trip.
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ATM & Currency Exchange: Need cash? There's an ATM and a currency exchange service at this property.
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4 reasons to choose Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux
Cresmina Beach8.9 Excellent beach250 feet from property
Guincho Beach8.8 Excellent beach750 feet from property
Abano Beach8.5 Very good beach4,650 feet from property
- How do I get to the hotel from Lisbon airport without a car?The best way to arrive to the hotel without a car is by taxi or Uber. The is also the option of Bus from the airport to Lisbon train station ( Cascai...Answered on January 2, 2020
- How much is it approx to use swimming pools in nearby hotels? Thank youDear guest, We are really sorry for our late answer. The swimming pool near by ( walking distance -5 to 10 minutes ) cost about 20.00 euros p.day and ...Answered on January 17, 2020
- Do you offer vegan dietary menu options?Good afternoon, Thank you for your question. We do not have standard vegan menu options available. Nevertheless, our team will be happy to arrange a ...Answered on December 4, 2020
- How long would a trip to the airport take and approximately how much would the cost be?The trip to and from the airport takes about 45 minutes and as a cost of 75.00 euros each wayAnswered on July 27, 2021
- Hello, can you smoke on the balcony? Thank youDear guest,we are pleased to inform that the Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho is a non-smoking property Best regards Luis LopesAnswered on June 24, 2021
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Fortaleza do Guincho -Restaurante Gastronomico
Open for: Dinner
Spot by Fortaleza do Guincho
Open for: Lunch, Dinner, High tea, Cocktail hour
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House rules Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux takes special requests – add in the next step!
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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
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
Crib by request
Extra bed by request
Extra bed by request
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.
All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.
No age restriction
There's no age requirement for check-in
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.
The fine print
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.
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 only opened Wednesday to Saturday
from 19H00 to 22H00
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.
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.
License number: 1293
FAQs about Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux
Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):
- Tennis court
- Golf course (within 2 miles)
- Horseback riding
- Walking tours
- Bike tours
Guests staying at Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.3).
Breakfast option(s) include:
- À la carte
The nearest beach is 650 feet from Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux.
Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux is 3.1 miles from the center of Cascais.
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.
Check-in at Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.
Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux has 2 restaurants:
- Fortaleza do Guincho -Restaurante Gastronomico
- Spot by Fortaleza do Guincho
From the nearest airport, you can get to Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux by:
- Taxi 40min
Room options at Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux include: