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This inn is located in the village of Alijó, next to the Douro River. The Pousada Barão de Forrester features vineyards which guests can visit, as well as a green garden and an outdoor swimming pool

The air-conditioned rooms at the Barão de Forrester all feature private bathrooms, sofa, TV and a terrace.

The Pousada Barão de Forrester features an in house restaurant, where guests can have a taste of the local cuisine, as well as try some international flavours. Alternatively, a number of local restaurants, serving traditional Portuguese meals are available within 150 yards of the inn.

The inn features a bar, where guests can try refreshing drinks and cocktails after a swim in the outdoor pool. The area features a green garden with a sun terrace, where guests are welcome to relax and take a break.

Guests can tour the local vineyards which produce the famous Port wines. The centre of Alijó is a 6-minute walk away. The green areas of the Alvão Natural Park are a 49-minute drive away. Vila Real is a 32-minute drive away and features the famous and scenic Mateus Palace.

The property is a 90-minute drive from the Porto International Airport.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.6 for a two-person trip.

Pousada Barão de Forrester has been welcoming guests since 11 Jul 2013.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Breakfast info


Free private parking available at the hotel


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4 reasons to choose Pousada Barão de Forrester

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English
Property questions and answers
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  • Hello, are the roads that lead to you suitable in width for an 2.5 x 8 metre motorhome & do you have parking large enough to stay 7-10th Sept please?
    Hello there, thank you for reaching out. And yes we space enough for the motorhome. More than welcome to stay with us.
    Answered on 19 June 2022
Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
Great location - show map
1 restaurant on site

    Restaurante O Barão

    Cuisine: Portuguese, Local

Facilities of Pousada Barão de Forrester
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Badminton equipment
  • Tennis equipment
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Tennis court
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Emergency cord in bathroom
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Seasonal
  • Fence around pool
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Pool bar
  • Shallow end
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Portuguese
Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules Pousada Barão de Forrester takes special requests - add in the next step!


15:00 - 22:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


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.

Children aged 12 years and above are considered adults at this property.

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 - 3 years
Cot upon request
Extra bed upon request
€ 20 per child, per night
4 - 11 years
Extra bed upon request
€ 20 per child, per night
12+ years
Extra bed upon request
€ 25 per person, per night

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

The maximum number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the room you choose. Please check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa American Express Pousada Barão de Forrester accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that between 14 and 17 of August city celebrations will take place. Near the Pousada, there will be religious events during the day and musical animation during the evening.

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

Swimming pool #1 is closed from Mon 01 Nov 2021 until Sat 30 Apr 2022

License number: 1515

FAQs about Pousada Barão de Forrester

  • Pousada Barão de Forrester is 200 yards from the centre of Alijó.

  • Pousada Barão de Forrester offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Tennis court
    • Badminton equipment
    • Swimming Pool
    • Tennis equipment

  • Yes, Pousada Barão de Forrester is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Check-in at Pousada Barão de Forrester is from 15:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • Guests staying at Pousada Barão de Forrester can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Pousada Barão de Forrester has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurante O Barão

  • Room options at Pousada Barão de Forrester include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Family

  • The prices at Pousada Barão de Forrester may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.