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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly hotel with 2 restaurants and free breakfast

Location

This family-friendly Chaves hotel is located in the historical district, within a 10-minute walk of Forte de Sao Francisco, National Railway Museum, and Chaves Castle. Roman Baths and Palace of Justice and Ponte Trajano are also within 10 minutes.

Hotel Features

2 restaurants, a restaurant, and a health club are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free buffet breakfast is provided, as well as free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and a free manager's reception. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a poolside bar, and a coffee shop/café are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 58 rooms boast deep soaking tubs and offer free WiFi and cable TV. Guests will also find minibars, room service, and down comforters.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a seasonal outdoor pool and a children's pool, Forte de São Francisco provides an outdoor tennis court and a health club. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning as well as a complimentary manager's reception. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 4-star property offers access to a business center. Event facilities measuring 11 square feet (1 square meters) include conference space. This family-friendly hotel also offers a spa tub, a sauna, and a library. Guests can use the outdoor pool and health club at a partner hotel. For a surcharge, an area shuttle within 250 meters is available to guests. Limited complimentary onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. A total renovation of this property was completed in January 2012.

Forte de São Francisco is a smoke-free property.

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Total number of rooms - 58 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee/tea in lobby 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Conference space 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Health club 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Computer station 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Sauna 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Garden 
  • Restaurant 
  • Express check-in 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 11 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3 
  • Free reception 
  • Year Built 1997 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Free self parking 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Spa tub 
  • Children's pool 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Television in lobby 
  • Wedding services 
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Outdoor tennis court  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Playground on site  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
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Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking, Parking (limited spaces), Free parking nearby

Room Amenities

  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Bidet 
  • Desk 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Climate control 
  • In-room safe 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Down comforter 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
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Where to Eat

A complimentary buffet breakfast is served each morning between 7:30 AM and 10:30 AM. A complimentary manager's reception is offered each day.

Cozinha do Convento - Overlooking the pool and garden, this restaurant specializes in regional cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required. Open select days.

Taverna Tipica - This restaurant specializes in regional cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Reservations are required. Open select days.

Lobby Bar - Overlooking the garden, this bar serves light fare only. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Bar da Piscina - This poolside bar serves light fare only. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Reservations are required. Open select days.

Salao de eventos - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant serves brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required. Open select days.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

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Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor tennis court and a health club are featured at the hotel. A children's pool, a seasonal outdoor pool, and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna.

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the health club or spa tub without adult supervision.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hot springs nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Basketball on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
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Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 16

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child under 12 years old stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 30.00.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Only service dogs are allowed

Parking height restrictions apply

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Fees

The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
The hotel resort fee includes:
  • Breakfast
  • Pool access
  • Fitness center access
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • Parking
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 time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 7.50 per person (approximately)
  • 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.

We should mention

Reservations are required for golf tee times. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. 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. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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