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Bussaco Palace Hotel

Mata do Bussaco - Luso, 3050-261, Coimbra - Bairrada

64 Rooms
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€ 74,00
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The palace placed in Serra do Bussaco, was made from 1885 to the last kings of Portugal. The hotel is considered one of the most beautiful, romantic and historical in the world since 1917. Located in the interior of the National Forest of Bussaco, ex-líbris botanical and natural of Portugal, with fauna from all over the world, many of them giants, offers countless and unforgettable pedestrians walks in close contact with the nature, with passages through breathtaking fountains, chapels, hermitages and sights all the way through the hill.

The Palace Hotel of Bussaco is an excellent example of "manuelino-gothic” architecture. Their halls richly decor, have ancient furniture, large paintings and typical Portuguese painted tiles.

By booking a night in the Palace Hotel of Bussaco, you can taste the legendary wines of Bussaco worldwide recognized, visit the regional wine rout, take a relax walk in the National Park, as well, visit the thermal Spa, the Golf course and ride a horse found close by to the Hotel.

In Detail

The hotel was a total of 60 ROOMS and 4 suites in a profusion of styles from the begging of the XX century, from Art Nouveau, to Art Deco and of Portuguese classics as D.José or D.Maria. All the ROOMS are decorated with furniture original of the time, going from the XVIII until the pieces of Nova Art. Some ROOMS provide views to the immense gardens of the Hotel, through the balconies or the private terraces. However, and to the extent that it is fundamentally a historical experience, the hotel offers ROOMS that were kept in an ancient period atmosphere of the original palace, reason why they don’t offer some of the amenities and luxuries of the contemporaries hotels of this repute.

The hotel also offers an elegant restaurant, decorated with paintings by João Vaz, Moresque ceilings and floors of exotic woods and also offers a range of exclusive Bussaco wines, world-renowned cuisine and classic French and Portuguese cuisine.

Restaurants & Bars

Restaurant Real
One of the most beautiful and renowned Restaurants of Portugal, located in the old banquet hall of Bragança family, with its incredible Arabic ceiling and its beautiful screens authored by João Vaz alluding to the voyages of Vasco da Gama to India, in the "Lusiadas”, in which on pass times royal banquets where celebrated.

A pair to the acclamaide portuguese terroir cuisine reinvented by the Chef Dionísio Ferreira, inspired in the purest canons of Escoffier, exist also the legendary Bussaco Wines of world renowned, mis-en-bouteille-au-château since 1920, and that, only by themselves, enough to lure oenophiles from all continents - drinkable whites begin in the harvest of 1944 and the reds in 1945, such is the longevity of this unparallel wines.

Bar Carlos Reis
Close to the Noble Hall, former ballroom, where on the panelled wood, the paintings of floral motives with pre-Raphaelite style, are emphasized, in trompe d’oeil, by the Master Carlos Reis, in the fund, through an arch under four columns, you have the painting "Os Derrotados”, imagined by Carlos Reis and painted by his son João. In here you can relax and taste one of the Port Wine collections, a rare Madeira or a robust sparkle from Bairrada.

Capacity for about 160 people.

Sala dos Anjos
Capacity for about 60 people.

Salão Nobre
Capacity for about 190 people.

Meeting Rooms

The Palace Hotel Bussaco, with the exclusivity of its Meeting Rooms and the services that present, provide a perfect scenario to make sumptuous banquets, meetings, presentations, formations, team building actions, and incentives in an ambience of deep focus and relax, where each business event is a unique and unforgettable experience.

Location & Directions

The hotel is located at 200km from Lisbon (124mi), at 25km from Coimbra (16mi), 45km from Aveiro (28mi) and 65km of Viseu (40mi).

From Porto or Lisbon, go through the exit n.9 to Mealhada on the highroad A1 (Porto-Lisbon) and from the National Road (EN) 234 in direction to Viseu. Once there, continue on this road in direction to southwest.

For those who arrive to Viseu or da Guarda, the easiest route is via the EN-234 in southwestern direction.

GPS: 40°22'33.0" N 8°21'55.5"W


Category Conditions
Check-in 03:00 pm-12:00 am
Check-out 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cancellation | Prepayment Vary depending on the type of room. Check the conditions of every room prior to booking
Additional Fees Children up to 2 years: free cradle; Children under 12 years are charged 25 € per night, per person, per extra bed; Adult: will be charged 50 € per night, per person and for extra beds
Extra Bed Maximum 1 cot in the room; Maximum of 1 bed in the room
Means of payment Mastercard; Visa
General Booking Guarantee with credit card number; VAT at the legal rate included; The rates indicated are per room and night; Supplements are paid separately during the stay
Pets No Pets


Category Services
Wine Tourism Activities Wine Tasting; Guided Tour to the Facilities; Tasting of regional products; Wine routes
Other Activities Hicking trails; Bike Rides
Outdoor Areas Garden; Chapel / Sanctuary
Restaurants | Bars | Store Bar; Restaurant (a la carte)
Services Facilities for meetings / parties; 24 hour front desk; Room service; Laundry; Dry cleaning; Luggage room; Kids services; Concierge service; Car Rental
Media and technology Plasma TV; Phone; Radio
Internet Wi-Fi available in public areas (free)
Parking Free and Public (without reservation)
Facilities Non-smoking rooms; Garden View; Private terrace; Safe; Heating; Wake Up Call Service
Spoken Languages Spanish; French; English; Português
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2014 - Top 10 Hotels for Wine Lovers - The Drink Business

2013 - Restaurant João Vaz distinguished as one of the "72 most beautiful places of Portugal", in the category "Restaurants" - Sábado Magazine

2012 - Nominated "Portugal's Leading Hotel" - World Travels Awards

2011 - Nominated "Portugal's Leading Hotel - World Travels Awards

2010 - Nominated "Portugal's Leading Hotel" - World Travels Awards

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