A Capela A Capela
A Capela  
Villa in Sintra  
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Historic Accommodation

Year erected: 1789
What is the history of the property?
Originally built in 1789, the chapel served the local community for many years and is a historical landmark of Sintra. Having gone into disrepair and overgrown for many years, it was delicately renovated and converted to guest accommodation in 2016, to bring it back to its former glory to what it is today.
Is the property surrounded by other historic buildings?
The chapel is situated within a private historic estates known as ‘Quinta da Capela’ within Sintra’s Estefania district. The area is also designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site for its outstanding beauty.
Are there any elements of particular historical importance at the building?
The original double chapel doors and elements of the altar have been retained.
Would you describe your property as (or has it ever been in the past) a:
Chapel
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A CAPELA has been recognised as one of the top 10 accommodations to stay in Sintra by Trip Advisor, as well being selected by Maxima magazine in 2016 as one of the best places to stay in Sintra. It’s a must for any honeymoon or that special anniversary for an unforgettable experience.
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Domus 21 - Formosa  
Apartments in Porto  
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Historic Accommodation

Year erected: 2016
What is the history of the property?
The first parts of the building were built in the XVII centrury. It has been a palace, a high school and later became a

typography and book binding factory.
What was the era and/or the architectural style in which the property was built?
N/A
Is the property surrounded by other historic buildings?
Yes. It is located in the old town.
Has restoration work taken place?
The restoration started in 2016 and the the builing was fully refurbished at the beginning of 2018.
Are there any elements of particular historical importance at the building?
Yes, the main structure of the building was kept, most of the ceilings are painted, and there several references to the previous factory (eg.: old machines in the lobby, old books in most of the apartments, etc)
Are there any important guests or previous owners worth mentioning?
N/A
Are there any significant events that took place at the property in the past?
N/A
Has the property received any certifications for its historical status?
The property is included in the architectural protected area by the municipality.
Would you describe your property as (or has it ever been in the past) a:
Palace
Factory
high school
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Pestana Palace Lisboa Hotel & National Monument - The Leading Hotels of the World  
Hotel in Lisbon  
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Historic Hotel

Year erected: 2001
What is the history of the property?
Was commissioned by José Luis Constantino (1855-1932), who was born to a family of farmers from the northern part of Portugal, who later become Marquis of Valle Flor by the appointment of King D. Carlos. The italian architect Nicola Bigaglia worked on this project between 1905 and 1906.The marquis was closely associeted with France and this gratly influenced his choice of decoration and selections of styles in the Lisbon Palace. It reflects a combination of influences originating in Sao Tome,Portugal and France. With is death in 1932, the building fell into a state of silence and darkness. After a century, it was reborn and the initial splendour was slowly regained.
What was the era and/or the architectural style in which the property was built?
Late 19th century and the beginning of the 20th.
LoiusXIV, Regency,LouisXV and LouisXVI
Is the property surrounded by other historic buildings?
There are in teh area some historical monuments and also others are in aproximatly 3 kilometers
Has restoration work taken place?
Yes
Are there any elements of particular historical importance at the building?
Yes
Are there any important guests or previous owners worth mentioning?
Yes
Are there any significant events that took place at the property in the past?
Several
Has the property received any certifications for its historical status?
Hotel and National Monument
Would you describe your property as (or has it ever been in the past) a:
Palace
Is there anything that you would like to highlight, add or clarify?
The hotel as a Chapel and a historical gardens
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Estalagem do Vale  
Hotel in Sao Vicente  
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Historic Hotel

Year erected: 1854
What is the history of the property?
it started life as a manor house hotel over 150 years ago. It was a school for many years and was even used as a hospital when the local community needed such a facility!
What was the era and/or the architectural style in which the property was built?
Colonial style
Is the property surrounded by other historic buildings?
No
Has restoration work taken place?
Yes, in 2004 full restoration when it was transformed into an hotel
Are there any elements of particular historical importance at the building?
painted ceilings Double superior rooms decoration, pieces of when it was a school, etc.
Are there any important guests or previous owners worth mentioning?
no
Are there any significant events that took place at the property in the past?
no
Has the property received any certifications for its historical status?
Yes, was considered by São Vicente municipality as historical building.
Would you describe your property as (or has it ever been in the past) a:
Mansion
Is there anything that you would like to highlight, add or clarify?
All public spaces are surrounded by the building own history (pictures, texts, pieces).
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Alegre Hotel  
Hotel in Luso  
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Historic Hotel

Year erected: 1853
What is the history of the property?
Build Originally as Holiday Palace for the Count of Graciosa. It has started to work as hotel in 1889 an, as far as we know, it is the second oldest hotel in operation in Portugal.
What was the era and/or the architectural style in which the property was built?
Voctorian
Is the property surrounded by other historic buildings?
Yes, the town of Luso and Bussaco, has other historic villas and palaces.
Has restoration work taken place?
Lasta restoration work has taken place in 2011.
Are there any elements of particular historical importance at the building?
The hotel has several details and art pieces.
Are there any important guests or previous owners worth mentioning?
Paul Bergamin, a Suiss Hotelier that later lauched the Palace Hotel of Bussaco, first managed this hotel in 1889.
Has the property received any certifications for its historical status?
No
Would you describe your property as (or has it ever been in the past) a:
Mansion
Villa
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Vila Duparchy  
Guest House in Luso  
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Historic Accommodation

Year erected: 1880
What is the history of the property?
Here has lived mr Jean Alexis Duparchy that"s worked with Eiffel on the harbour in Porto and im Lisbon.He bilt ome important oart of railways in Beira Alta.He received
The title of count by the charles king of Portugal.
What was the era and/or the architectural style in which the property was built?
The style was french chalet
Is the property surrounded by other historic buildings?
There are others chalets
Has restoration work taken place?
When was adaptaded to a country house(turismo de habitacao)
Are there any elements of particular historical importance at the building?
A litle about ceillings not paiA meetimgnted but sculped in wood or plaster.
Are there any important guests or previous owners worth mentioning?
Diferent embassadors of USA and Switzerland anf Isrsel
Are there any significant events that took place at the property in the past?
Meeting of justice ministers.
Has the property received any certifications for its historical status?
No
Would you describe your property as (or has it ever been in the past) a:
Villa
Is there anything that you would like to highlight, add or clarify?
In this moment
can be an hotel de charme
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Casa Da Piedade  
Guest House in Sao Vicente  
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Historic Accommodation

What is the history of the property?
This house was built in the eighteenth century and restored in 1994 maintaining its original architecture and style, but adapted to modern times for the enjoyment and comfort of its guests.
What was the era and/or the architectural style in which the property was built?
18th Century
Is the property surrounded by other historic buildings?
In is located in the picturesque village of São Vicente in the north side of the Island of Madeira
Has restoration work taken place?
yes - last renovation in 2018
Are there any elements of particular historical importance at the building?
The 18th century architecture
Are there any important guests or previous owners worth mentioning?
All guests are important :)
Are there any significant events that took place at the property in the past?
Fashion presentations, Gastronomical events
Has the property received any certifications for its historical status?
It is recognized as a Rural Tourism manor house 18th century building
Would you describe your property as (or has it ever been in the past) a:
Manor House
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Casa De Fatauncos  
Guest House in Vouzela  
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Historic Accommodation

Year erected: 1998
What is the history of the property?
The Manor House was built in two different times.

The east part was built in the XVIII Century.

Guest are invited to observe materials and furniture from the

original constrution.

One hundred years later , the west part was built , namely the large leaving room with a fire place

In this room there is a XIX century English piano ( Broadwood)

In 1896 my grand grand father bought the house to doctor Oliveira, for his own familly

From then till the present the house is the property of Teles de Menezes familly
What was the era and/or the architectural style in which the property was built?
It was built in barroque style.

Also the romantic construction during XIX century maintains the barroque original style
Is the property surrounded by other historic buildings?
The village of Fataunços is proud of holding several Manor Houses from the XVIII Century
Has restoration work taken place?
Yes, during 1998 , the house was adapted to a "tourisme de charme"
Are there any elements of particular historical importance at the building?
The house keeps original furniture and paintings, namely french and portuguese school from XIX century as well as important sacred art scultures
Are there any important guests or previous owners worth mentioning?
Some guest are important politics and ministers of the third republic

One of the ex-presidents of Saint Thomas and Prince , in Africa, is a member of the familly and leaved in Casa de Fataunços during is studies in Viseu
Are there any significant events that took place at the property in the past?
Several piano and "lied" concertos as well as jazz music sessions as taken place during the last ten years in the auditorium and in the gardens
Has the property received any certifications for its historical status?
No
Would you describe your property as (or has it ever been in the past) a:
Mansion
Is there anything that you would like to highlight, add or clarify?
The whole House is decorated with old furniture as well as china, tiles and paintings

The park is superb with beautifull places to read or only to relax
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Porto Lounge Hostel & Guesthouse  
Hostel in Porto  
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Year erected: 1912
What is the history of the property?
Restored XIX century traditional building
What was the era and/or the architectural style in which the property was built?
XIX century
Is the property surrounded by other historic buildings?
Historic centre
Has restoration work taken place?
Yes
Are there any elements of particular historical importance at the building?
Ground floor granite, iron balconies, traditional backyard with original well and cistern.
Are there any significant events that took place at the property in the past?
It was the scenery for a fashion advertising as well as for a short film
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Quinta do Cabouco  
Guest House in Ribeira Brava  
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The hotel is housed in a manor house, built during the 18th century. Although the building was renovated in 2003, it managed to retain the elegance and splendour of its past.
Year erected: 2003
What is the history of the property?
Casa que pertence à mesma família desde há sete gerações e foi, em 2003, requalificada para acolher hóspedes... É uma unidade de Turismo de Habitação e muito apreciada por quem nos visita...
What was the era and/or the architectural style in which the property was built?
Casa madeirense de estilo tradicional, originalmente construída no século XVIII.
Is the property surrounded by other historic buildings?
É uma casa de campo com uma esplêndida vista mar...
Are there any elements of particular historical importance at the building?
Cozinha velha
Are there any important guests or previous owners worth mentioning?
João Augusto Pereira e Maria Amélia Macedo
Would you describe your property as (or has it ever been in the past) a:
Farmhouse
Is there anything that you would like to highlight, add or clarify?
A casa está inserida num grande jardim com as mais diversas árvores de fruto, produzidas em modo de agricultura biológica, no qual os seus hóspedes estão autorizados a colher para seu próprio consumo...
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M Maison Particulière Porto  
Guest House in Porto  
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Historic Accommodation

Year erected: 2016
What is the history of the property?
We are located in the heart of the historic part of Porto, UNESCO Worldwide Heritage. Our premises date to 1542, as documented in the book Rua das Flores no século XVI, being Rua das Flores, Flowers Street, the first street built in Porto by the king D. Manoel to connect the Douro river to the Cathedral and Bishop's residence and still considered today as the best architectural example of this period of time.
All the monuments and places of interest are at 5/10 minutes walking distance.
Public car parking equally and a valet parking available on previous request and booking.
During the 5 large years of reconstruction we focus in preserving the maximum of the original and historical structure, namely the XVIth. century granite walls, tiles from the XVII and XVIII, stuccos from the XIX, parts of the original floor and staircase and in adding the best materials and technics to achieve the maximum level of comfort, both on thermic and acoustic.
Each of the 10 suits is differently decorated, all with the same attention to detail, quality, comfort and intimacy.
Details, in general, make the difference in Maison Particuliere.
Not only in the lay out and size of the rooms, dressing, showers and WC, but also in many other details such as paintings, original gravures and lithos, exquisite pieces of furniture from all over the world, top quality textiles, fabrics and chinaware, just to mention a few.
Breakfast à la Carte is also personalizad and freshly prepared every morning after 06,-am, to be served in hand painted chinaware and linen napkins, between 07,30 and 11,30 am, either in the ground floor, in the room, room terraces and garden when whether permits.
Is the property surrounded by other historic buildings?
It is located in the old city center.
Are there any elements of particular historical importance at the building?
An original ceiling in Suite I
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Quinta das Cegonhas  
Guest House in Gouveia  
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Historic Accommodation

Year erected: 1995
Has restoration work taken place?
yes
Would you describe your property as (or has it ever been in the past) a:
Mansion
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Grande Hotel de Paris  
Hotel in Porto  
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Historic Hotel

Year erected: 1877
What is the history of the property?
Grande Hotel de Paris is the oldest hotel in the city of Porto, with more than 140 years.
Would you describe your property as (or has it ever been in the past) a:
Historic Hotel
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Penha Longa Resort  
Hotel in Sintra  
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Historic Hotel

Dating as far back as the 14th century, Penha Longa Resort was built by St. Jerome's Order when they decided to build a monastery where the hotel stands today. The monastery was destroyed after 5 centuries, but the resort used to be a favourite getaway destination for various royal Portuguese families, since its supreme location surrounded by nature allowed them to pursue their hunting hobbies. Today, visitors can experience a tour around the park and the historic places that surround the resort with an expert guide and learn everything they can about its fascinating history.
 
Pousada Mosteiro de Guimaraes  
Hotel in Guimaraes  
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Historic Hotel

 


Former Monastery Hotel

The monastery was built in the 12th century by the mother of Portugal's first King, to honour Saint Marinha, the patron saint of women about to give birth, since she went through some difficult pregnancies. Various changes were made to the monastery's architecture and structure through the centuries, resulting in the building having Gothic, Classical, as well as Romanesque elements.


Boutique-style Hotel


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Forte de São Francisco Hotel Chaves  
Hotel in Chaves  
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Historic Hotel

 


Former Monastery Hotel

During the early 16th century, a Franciscan convent was built where the hotel stands today. Since the 17th century was an era of many and intense wars for Portugal, a strong fortification was built around the monastery, resulting in soldiers and monks living together in its premises. The building was turned into a hotel in 1997.


Boutique-style Hotel


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Vidago Palace  
Hotel in Vidago  
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Historic Hotel

The hotel opened on 6th October 1910, at the same moment when the First Portuguese Republic was restored and was a pole of the European aristocracy.
 
Convento do Espinheiro, Historic Hotel & Spa  
Hotel in Evora  
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Historic Hotel

Many legends and miracles are linked to this convent; for example, the 1098 year old olive tree, that still produces olives and exceptional olive oil, despite its age.
 
Pousada Castelo de Palmela  
Hotel in Palmela  
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Historic Hotel

 


Former Castle Hotel

Located right on top of a hill and holding a strategic position, this castle was built in the 8th century by the Moors. Destroyed due to constant battles, the castle was rebuilt in the 15th century, and turned into a monastery by the Knights of Santiago.


Former Monastery Hotel

The monastery was built during the 15th century and monks lived there until the 19th century when religious orders were banned in the country.


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Pousada Mosteiro do Crato  
Hotel in Crato  
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Historic Hotel

 


Former Monastery Hotel

The monastery was built in the 12th century by members of the Order of Hospitallers, later known as the Order of Malta, and was built to assist pilgrims. Later, it was also used by the military before being turned into the building that it is today.


Boutique-style Hotel


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