Set in the Bussaco National Forest, this 5-star hotel is housed in the hunting palace of the last Portuguese kings. Its elegant restaurant offers a range of exclusive Bussaco wines.

Classic French cuisine and traditional Portuguese dishes are served Palace Hotel do Bussaco’s restaurant. It is decorated with paintings by João Vaz, Moresque ceilings and exotic-wood floors. Guests can try a glass of rare Port vintage at the bar.

The individually decorated rooms have a classic décor and a satellite TV for a modern twist. They all include period furniture, ranging from 18-century to Art-Nouveau pieces, and some rooms overlooks the hotel’s extensive gardens.

Palace Hotel do Bussaco is an excellent example of Manueline-Gothic architecture. Its richly decorated corridors feature antique furnishings, large paintings and traditional Portuguese glazed tiles.

Located in the heart of the Serra do Bussaco, Palace Hotel do Bussaco is about 18 miles from Coimbra.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

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Palace Hotel do Bussaco has been welcoming guests since 10 May 2006.

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Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

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Free parking available at the hotel

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Max adults: 2
Superior Double or Twin Room
  • 1 double bed
  • 2 single beds
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Max adults: 2
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  • 1 double bed
  • 2 single beds
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Max adults: 3
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  • 1 single bed and
  • 1 double bed
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Max adults: 2
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  • 1 large double bed
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4 reasons to choose Palace Hotel do Bussaco

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English

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About Palace Hotel do Bussaco

Welcoming guests since 10 May 2006

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  • Bom Dia, Is there gluten free options in the breakfast? Olivia

    Good afternoon. when informed in advance we can arrange gluten free options.

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    Answered on 16 November 2020
  • Do you have vegan options at the restaurant snd for breakfast?

    Dear Client, Following your question we confirm the vegan options at the restaurant. Best regards, Palace Hotel do Bussaco

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    Answered on 29 March 2021

    Good afternoon. The Hotel opened on the last day,14-11-2020.

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    Answered on 16 November 2020
  • Olá, o quarto tem varanda?

    Estimado/ Estimada Sr./ Sra., Todos os nossos quartos têm características diferentes, nem todos dispõem de varanda. Com os melhores cumprimentos, Palace Hotel do Bussaco

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    Asked about: Romantic Package - Double Room • Answered on 21 May 2021
Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Malo Clinic Spa Luso
    0.9 miles
  • Palace of Bussaco
    2.8 miles
  • Vale da Mo Hot Springs
    4.7 miles
  • Curia Hot Springs
    6.3 miles
  • Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz
    11.9 miles
  • University of Coimbra
    12 miles
  • Coimbra Old Cathedral
    12 miles
  • S. Sebastião Aqueduct
    12 miles
  • Coimbra Football Stadium
    12.1 miles
Public transport
  • Train Coimbra-A Train Station
    12.1 miles
Closest airports
  • Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport
    61.7 miles
How to get to Palace Hotel do Bussaco from Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport
    Free parking is available.
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1 restaurant on site

    Restaurante Mesa Real

    Cuisine: Portuguese

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

Facilities of Palace Hotel do Bussaco
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
Food & Drink
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
Reception services
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Babysitting/child services Additional charge
Cleaning services
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Car hire
  • Chapel/shrine
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Portuguese
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15:00 - 00:00


07:30 - 12:00


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

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

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

The maximum number of cots allowed depends on the room you choose. Please check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Discover JCB Diners Club Carte Bleue American Express Palace Hotel do Bussaco accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that when booking more than 6 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Please present the credit card used to secure your reservation when you check in at the property.

If you are paying with a credit card from another holder, please provide the hotel with the following documents before arrival:

- Letter of authorization with the cardholder's signature;
- Photocopy of the credit card of the holder (front and back of the card with the signature of the holder).

Please note that the hotel may contact the cardholder to verify the information provided.

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

Please inform Palace Hotel do Bussaco in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

License number: 565

FAQs about Palace Hotel do Bussaco

  • The prices at Palace Hotel do Bussaco may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Palace Hotel do Bussaco is 0.8 miles from the centre of Luso.

  • Room options at Palace Hotel do Bussaco include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Double
    • Suite

  • Guests staying at Palace Hotel do Bussaco can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

  • Palace Hotel do Bussaco offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Palace Hotel do Bussaco by:

    • Car 1h 30min

  • Palace Hotel do Bussaco has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurante Mesa Real

  • Check-in at Palace Hotel do Bussaco is from 15:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Palace Hotel do Bussaco (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Parking
    • Free parking