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Pousada do Geres - Canicada Charming Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Madison, WI
Reviewed 20 September 2016

What a delight! We didn’t expect such marvelous and grand scenery. Wonderful staff all around, especially at the front desk, very nice restaurant, great views. We did a slight upgrade to get a small terrace with valley and mountain view, which was a real treat. The park is outstanding, but be ready for some serious mountain driving on the winding...

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Dear Guest, Thank you very much for submitting your review about your stay where you share your experience at the Pousada da Caniçada. Our biggest aim is to ensure memorable stays to all our dear guests, and your rewarding words are the best incentive for all the team. Thank you very much for your contribution and recommendation. We look forward...

Porto, Portugal
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Spectacular location friendly people, but lots of kids and very family oriented. Food was ok and zero wine selection. Do not get stuck there between 3-7:30 if you are hungary unless you like sliced bread and cheese?

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Dear Client, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave your comment on the Pousada- Caniçada Gerês. The comments of our customers are important to understand what is not good and do an improvement focused on customer satisfaction. We hope to receive it soon. Best Regards Sandra Martins Manager

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Everything is perfect at this hotel. location, service, confort, and above all the views are breath taking. Old fashion style but is the kind of place for everybody. Children friendly and easy to reach from anywhere.

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Dear Guest, Thank you very much for choosing to stay at Pousada da Caniçada and for taking the time to post your opinion, as it helps us to get better. We hope you can choose again Pousadas de Portugal. Best Regards, Manager

Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Great mountain lodge with a great view and service.. it s impossible to diregard the pool and the quiet ambience... Great stay either in summer or winter with the fire place and warm blanckets.. tey the restaurant either

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Dear guest, Many thanks for your preference for the Historic Hotel Pousada da Caniçada, as well as for time in completing our Booking questionnaire. It is with words such as these which motivate us on a daily basis and helps us to improve the quality of our services. We hope to be able to continue to welcome you in the...

Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 1 August 2016

The pousada da Caniçada could easily be a 5* place, but it isn´t. The place is incredible, the location is incredible, the staff is very friendly. The rooms are in serious, serious need of an update. Carpets, curtains, bathroom, are very outdated and I really can not understand how is that possible. A real shame. Also the food...the breakfast is...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your comment on this Tripadvisor platform. We read your comments about the rooms and the restaurant and inform you that we will take action as the satisfaction of our customers are our main concern and priority. We hope to have the opportunity to return to receive it. Kind Regards Manager

Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Great location with a stunning view over the lake and Geres. Nice pool, old but classy rooms and really the old-fashioned outdoor atmosphere. Allthough the food is not much more than 'okay', the terrace seating is spectacular! Don't forget to have a swim at Tahiti Cascade.

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Dear Guest, Many thanks for your preference for the Historic Hotel Pousada da Caniçada, as well as for time in completing our Tripadvisor questionnaire. It is with words such as these which motivate us on a daily basis and helps us to improve the quality of our services. We hope to be able to continue to welcome you in the...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Fabulous location for a hotel, with access to a lovely part of the countryside. We loved this hotel and will go back again. Staff extremely friendly and helpful. We arrived when restaurant was closed and they made us up sandwiches. They were lovely so we ordered a picnic for the next day as we wanted to go off and do...

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Dear Guest, Many thanks for your preference for the Pousada da Caniçada, as well as for time in completing our Booking questionnaire. It is with words such as these which motivate us on a daily basis and helps us to improve the quality of our services. We hope to be able to continue to welcome you in the Pousadas de...

Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 5 July 2016

We booked only one night here but upon seeing the property in person immediately added a second night. The property is an excellent example of how great the pousadas of Portugal typically are. The service was top notch and very friendly. The pool was very nice and they offered sangria and other drinks out there during happy hour. We ate...

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Dear Guest, We appreciate your preference for our hotel. The team at Pousada da Caniçada want to go quickly. Our biggest aim is to ensure memorable stays to all our dear guests, and your rewarding words are the best incentive for all the team. Thank you for sharing your comments on TripAdvisor. When we return to Portugal, make us a...

Reviewed 28 June 2016

The view is perfect. The view is heavenly. That's why I rate it "very good". The staff actually are also great, always available and with a smile. Surely they should hire more people, because service is very slow. The room was not good. Small, smelly, a bit damaged. Charming hotel?! For the view. Only. The breakfast was very good; then...

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Dear Guest, Very many thanks taking your valuable time to post a review about Pousada da Caniçada. We regret that our service has not lived up to their expectations. We read your comments and we will take action as the satisfaction of our customers is very important to us. We look forward to in the near future in any unit...

atlanta
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Lovely scenery with stunning views. We stayed on the second floor, king size room with a balcony and the old carpet smell hit us every time we opened our door. We left the balcony door open all night so it did not bother us then but in a beautiful pousada like this one why not exchange the carpet? Otherwise it...

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Dear Guest, Thank you very much for submitting your review about your stay where you share your experience at the Pousada da Caniçada. We read your comments about your stay at the Pousada da Caniçada and which deserve our best attention. We hope it gets a next opportunity to fully enjoy this magnificent hotel unit. Thank you very much for...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Pousada do Geres, Canicada, is right in the Peneda-Geres National Park, among the breath-taking forests, the translucent cascading waters and the unforgettable sights. Geres is one of Portugal's more attractive Natural Regions, considered by UNESCO to be a World Biosphere Reserve. The Pousada is located at an authentic vantage point, overlooking the Canicada dam in the Cavado River. In the background you can see the end of the Portuguese territory and the beginning of the Spanish territory. The landscape is of such a beauty that you will feel the need to swap the comfort of the Pousada for the chance to discover the Minho Mountains. The Pousada's restaurant offers regional cuisine with influence from rural farming and made from natural products. The honey, the reservoir trout, the baby goat, Barrosa veal, the sausages, the garden vegetables and the Minho desserts are unique delicacies, true treasures of the Portuguese cuisine. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pousada do Geres - Canicada Charming Hotel

Address: Avenida da Canicada 1518 | Peneda - Geres National Park, Canicada 4850-054, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Braga District > Canicada
Price Range: RM492 - RM792 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Pousada do Geres - Canicada Charming Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 36
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“Our room 207 and rooms either side have fabulous views of the lake, plus you are away from the main block and the car park.”
baileygeee, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Choose a room with views to the valley”
SalvadorC423, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“always choose the lake-view ones: price diff is worth!”
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“Superior rooms have a very nice terrace”
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“All rooms have great views”
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