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Overview of Pousada Barão de Forrester

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Desk, free cribs/infant beds, rollaway beds, free WiFi

Pousada Barão de Forrester

3 out of 5

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant

Explore the area

    Popular LocationIgreja Matriz de Alijo1 min walk
    Popular LocationJardim da Avenida Doutor Francisco Sa Carneiro2 min walk
    Popular LocationJardim Publico Doutor Matos Cordeiro3 min walk
    AirportVila Real (VRL)29 min drive

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Standard Single Room

  • 215 sq ft
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Twin Bed

Standard Double or Twin Room

  • 215 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed OR 1 Twin Bed

Standard Double Room with Balcony

  • 215 sq ft
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed OR 2 Twin Beds

About this area


Located in Alijo, Pousada Barão de Forrester is in a rural area and in the mountains. Igreja Matriz de Alijo and Church of Sabrosa are local landmarks, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Quinta da Roeda and Quinta do Panascal Visitor's Center.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Igreja Matriz de Alijo - 1 min walk
  • Jardim da Avenida Doutor Francisco Sa Carneiro - 2 min walk
  • Jardim Publico Doutor Matos Cordeiro - 3 min walk
  • Church of Sabrosa - 17 min drive
  • Quinta da Roeda - 18 min drive

Getting around

  • Regua Station - 38 min drive
  • Dr. Francisco de Sa Carneiro Airport (OPO) - 84 min drive


  • O Barão — 1 min walk
  • Bar — 1 min walk
  • Diamond's Bar — 3 min walk
  • Churrasqueira Pito da Lola — 4 min walk
  • Tabu — 6 min walk

About this property

Pousada Barão de Forrester

3-star pousada with free breakfast and restaurant
This smoke-free pousada features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Free breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a poolside bar, a coffee shop/café, and an outdoor tennis court are onsite. All 21 rooms offer free WiFi, room service, and LCD TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include free bottled water, hair dryers, and desks.
Pousada Barão de Forrester offers 21 accommodations with complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. LCD televisions come with cable channels.

Bathrooms include bathtubs and complimentary toiletries. This Alijo pousada provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Recreational amenities at the pousada include an outdoor tennis court and an outdoor pool.

Property amenities


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

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Free breakfast available daily 8 AM–10:30 AM
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Tennis

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)


  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Meeting rooms


  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)


  • Bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer


  • Cable channels
  • LCD TV

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water


  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk

Similar properties

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

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Check-in from 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - midnight
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from November 1 2020 to December 31 2020 (dates subject to change).

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

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

  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee

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
This property accepts credit cards

We should mention

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

Property is also known as

Pousada Barão Forrester
Pousada Barão Forrester Alijo
Pousada Barão Forrester Hotel
Pousada Barão Forrester Hotel Alijo
Barao Forrester Portugal Alijo
Pousada Barão de Forrester Alijo
Pousada Barão de Forrester Pousada (Portugal)
Pousada Barão de Forrester Pousada (Portugal) Alijo

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Pousada Barão de Forrester and receive a full refund?
Yes, Pousada Barão de Forrester offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Pousada Barão de Forrester cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Pousada Barão de Forrester?
As of Apr 17, 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Pousada Barão de Forrester on May 1, 2021 start from $155, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does Pousada Barão de Forrester have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is Pousada Barão de Forrester pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Pousada Barão de Forrester?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Pousada Barão de Forrester?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Pousada Barão de Forrester?
Check-out is at noon.
Where is Pousada Barão de Forrester located?
Situated in the mountains, this pousada is steps from Igreja Matriz de Alijo and Jardim da Avenida Doutor Francisco Sa Carneiro. Jardim Publico Doutor Matos Cordeiro is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) away.

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 13 out of 27 reviews
5 - Excellent 48%
Rating 4 - Good. 11 out of 27 reviews
4 - Good 41%
Rating 3 - Okay. 2 out of 27 reviews
3 - Okay 7%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 27 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 27 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
No heat in our room. Got moved to a new room, but not very good there, either. Manager was very helpful with tourism info. Breakfast okay, not great.
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Lovely Historic Hotel
Large rooms with comfortable beds. Lovely grounds and gathering spaces. Our one dinner there was excellent. Complimentary breakfast very good. Beautiful drive to hotel with amazing views.
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Close by Centro walked to a very nice local restaurant. Staff were very friendly.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

4/5 Good

Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2019

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The rural setting was relaxing and refreshing. The staff went above and beyond to provide quality service. The restaurant was excellent
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2019

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