Several top Portugal hotels might surprise you. Think one-time forts, convents, theatres and former fishing villages. Matthew Hancock picks his favourites.The information in this article is taken from The Rough Guide to Portugal Dropdown content, your essential guide for visiting Portugal Dropdown content.
Ready to discover hotels Portugal keeps secret? Book a stay at Forte de São João da Barra in Cabanas de Tavira.
A guesthouse built into medieval city walls. Hotel Santos oozes character.
Immerse in history. Check out Hotel Santos in Guarda.
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How lofty is Pousada Viana do Castelo? Lofty enough for a funicular. But the views are stunning.
Discover why Pousada Viana do Castelo is where to stay in Portugal if you want views.
It was once a hospital. Now Pousada de Viseu is one of Portugal's grandest hotels.
Looking for grand and unusual? Book Pousada de Viseu for the night.
Immerse in Algarve tradition. Stay at Vila Galé Albacora in Tavira.
Want eco-friendly and beachy? Book Vila Galé Albacora for both.
Runaways rejoice. Convento São Saturnino epitomises escapism.
Escape for a little. Book Convento São Saturnino in Sintra.
Top spot in the city? Book Solar do Castelo in Alfama.
Stay in Lisbon's heart. VIP Executive Suites Eden is as central as it comes.
Want wow factor? Find it at VIP Executive Suites Eden in Lisbon.
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