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Beach nearby, white sand, beach towels, surfing
Beach nearby, white sand, beach towels, surfing
Beach nearby, white sand, beach towels, surfing
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, blackout curtains

Guest reviews

4.5/5 Wonderful
229 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Pet Friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Business Services

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Explore the area

Popular LocationGuincho Beach3 min walk
Popular LocationManuel Possolo Hippodrome22 min drive
Popular LocationBoca do Inferno23 min drive
AirportLisbon (LIS-Humberto Delgado)41 min drive

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  • Double or Twin Room, Partial Ocean View, Courtyard Area

    4.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 20 sq m
    • Partial ocean view
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsDouble or Twin Room, Partial Ocean View, Courtyard Area
  • Single Room, Partial Sea View, Courtyard Area

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 20 sq m
    • Partial ocean view
    • Sleeps 1
    More detailsSingle Room, Partial Sea View, Courtyard Area
  • Superior Double or Twin Room, Sea View

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 27 sq m
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsSuperior Double or Twin Room, Sea View
  • Superior Single Room, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 27 sq m
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 1
    More detailsSuperior Single Room, Sea View
  • Junior Suite, Balcony, Ocean View

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 35 sq m
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsJunior Suite, Balcony, Ocean View

The average per-night price is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices exclude taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

About this area

Praia do Guincho

Located in Cascais, Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux is in the historical district and on the waterfront. Moorish Castle and Quinta da Regaleira are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Guincho Beach and Boca do Inferno. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Manuel Possolo Hippodrome or Estoril Racetrack. Waterskiing and parasailing offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with mountain biking and hiking/biking trails nearby.

Visit our Praia do Guincho travel guide
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Guincho Beach - 3 min walk
  • Manuel Possolo Hippodrome - 22 min drive
  • Boca do Inferno - 23 min drive
  • Cascais Beach - 24 min drive
  • Cape Roca - 33 min drive

Getting around

  • Carcavelos Station - 14 min drive
  • Lisbon (LIS-Humberto Delgado) - 41 min drive

Restaurants

  • Where to eat
  • Fortaleza do Guincho – 1 star Michelin rating. Restaurant offering Portuguese cuisine. Serves lunch and dinner daily. Reservations required. Kids' menu available.
  • Sala Medieval – Restaurant offering Portuguese cuisine. Serves dinner. Reservations required.
  • Bar – Beachfront bar offering Portuguese cuisine. Serves lunch and dinner daily. Kids' menu available.

About this property

Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux

5-star hotel near the beach
Guests at this beach hotel will appreciate convenient on-site amenities such as a limo/town car service and complimentary wireless Internet access. All 27 rooms feature thoughtful touches such as bathrobes and slippers, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and TVs with cable channels. 24-hour room service, minibars and free newspapers are among the other amenities available to guests.
Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux offers 27 forms of accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature minibars and a safe. Televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include a bath, bathrobes, slippers and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and a hairdryer. In-room massages and an iron/ironing board can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Limo/town car service

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available daily 7:30 AM–10:00 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • 18 holes of golf
  • Free bike hire
  • Surfing/boogie boarding

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • Banquet hall
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Library
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 24-hour business centre
  • Computer station
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space (2153 square feet)

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Handrails in stairwells

More

  • Beach towels
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in reception

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer

Entertainment

  • TV channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • In-room massage
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 3:00 PM and anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
24-hour airport shuttle service is available
Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to make arrangements

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of EUR 35 per pet, per day
Dogs and cats only
1 per room (up to 33 lb/15.00 kg)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! One child 12 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 55 per day.

Payment types at the property

American ExpressDiners ClubMastercardVisa

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 2.00 per person, per night, up to 7 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 13 years of age.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 75.00 per vehicle (one way)
  • Pet fee: EUR 35 per pet, per day
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 55 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • No on-site parking is available.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.
  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; an acrylic shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.
  • Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.
  • Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.
  • The property affirms that it follows sanitisation practices of Clean & Safe (Portugal) guidelines.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Reservations are required for golf tee times; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
One child 12 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux and receive a full refund?
Yes, Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux pet-friendly?
Yes, this hotel allows cats and dogs (limit 1 per room) with a maximum weight of up to 15.00 kg per pet. There's a fee of EUR 35 per pet, per day. Service animals are exempt from fees.
How much is parking at Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux?
This property doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM to anytime.
What time is check-out at Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux?
Checkout is at noon.
Does this hotel provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of EUR 75.00 per vehicle applies.
Where is this property located?
Offering direct access to the beach, this Cascais hotel is next to a golf course, 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Guincho Beach, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Boca do Inferno and Cascais Beach. Estoril Casino and Moorish Castle are also within 12 mi (20 km).

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux

4.5
Wonderful
5 - Excellent
156
4 - Good
44
3 - Okay
18
2 - Mediocre
10
1 - Poor
1
4.7
Cleanliness
4.6
Service and Staff
4.6
Amenities
4.5
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Best hotel ever. Super location on the beach. Great staff and an amazing breakfast. I loved this place - I will be coming back again and again.

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

The location is quite unique. Views are fantastic. Staff is amazing - helpful, friendly, professional. Excellent restaurant. Breakfast was SO good. The fresh fruit was yum. Especially the mango. Wow. And the sunsets were spectacular.

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Excellent breakfast and very attentive employees. Historic building, very well restored and with superb views over the sea.

Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019