Fodor's Expert Review Pousada de Dom Afonso II

Castelo de Alcácer, Alcácer do Sal, Setúbal, 7580-197, Portugal Fodor's Choice

In the ancient castle overlooking the Sado River, this very attractive pousada has comfortable and tastefully appointed guest rooms with elegant wooden furniture and beauiful handwoven rugs. Public areas are medieval inspired, with brick walls, stone floors, and torches. There's a pretty pool at the edge of the castle wall.

PROS

  • beautiful
  • well-preserved medieval architecture makes the lobby alone worth a visit
  • regardless of whether you can afford to stay here
  • beautiful, well-preserved medieval architecture makes the lobby alone worth a visit, regardless of whether you can afford to stay here
  • the well-preserved common areas are worth a visit
  • some rooms offer river views
  • beautiful rooms

CONS

  • a bit expensive
  • since it's on a hill, the walk to town can be challenging
  • not enough lounge chairs by the pool
  • a bit on the expensive side

QUICK FACTS

Hotel
Sophisticated
Central
Classic
$$

HOTEL INFO

Phones: 265-613070 | -265 613 070

HOTEL DETAILS

35 rooms
Rate Includes: Free Breakfast

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