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The Pousada

The Pousada within the walls of Obidos

Within the centuries-old beautiful castle walls that encircle the village of bidos, Pousada was the first one to be adapted and restored from a historical monument. bidos is a first rate tourist attraction, known for its typical white houses with blue trim, flowered windows, narrow streets and steps paved with beautiful stone.

Pousada History:

Since 1951 the Pousada, has been installed in the castle of the medieval town of bidos. The original Manueline palace in the castle's northern wing was built by João de Noronha, count of Dijon and alcaide of the town of bidos, at beginning of 16 Century. At the level of noble's gallery overlooking the palace are two Manueline windows and a doorway with an ornate lintel and molding in the fashion of intertwined tree-trunks, crowned with the coat of arms of Noronha family and the royal shied. This 16 AC palace was meticulously restored after it had damage in the 1755 earthquake.

History of bidos:
Óbidos

The village of bidos was conquered from the Moors by King Afonso Henriques in 1148, and later given by King Dinis to his wife, the Holy Queen Isabel, becoming part of the Queen's House.

In the beginning of the 16th century, D. João de Noronha, Count of Dijon and the village mayor, introduced architectural alterations in pure Manuelino style; which can still be seen today, for example the windows of restaurant the Pousada, although the village was partially destroyed by the earthquake of 1755. This small village has innumerable cultural treasures, such as 14 churches and chapels. The main church has the finest examples of different Portuguese tiles and paintings by Josefa Ayalla Cabrera (Josefa de bidos).

bidos's outskirts are also interesting places to visit, such as aqueduct built by King João III's wife, Queen Catarina of Austria, the bidos Lagoon, where guests can go fishing and hunting, and the Bom Sucessos Place, where the Royal picnics used to take place. This was first time in Portugal that a castle, a historical monument, was adapted into a Pousada in 1951.

Rooms

One of the rooms of the Pousada

The Pousada has 9 rooms.

The rooms have the following equipment:

Gastronomy

Restaurant of the Pousada
Specialty Restaurant Menu
Weddings and Other Events

The restaurant is a reference through centuries. It has the maximum capacity of 80 people, allowing the realization of anniversaries, baptisms unforgettable. Wonderful is the balcony's view over the Chocolate International Fair. There is the possibility of exclusive weddings in the Pousada.

Activities

The Pousada's interior
at the Pousada
outside the Pousada
Fairs and Markets:

Location

Pousada Road sign Óbidos is near Caldas da Rainha and the beaches of Foz do Arelho, 95 km from Lisbon.
Interesting Places:
Nearest Pousadas:
The Pousada's restaurant
The Pousada at night

Rates

    All prices in Euros, per room, per night, including breakfast and all taxes.
BEST RATES GUARANTEED
Your reservation is guaranteed to have the best rate available on the Internet. If you find within 24 hours of booking a lower rate for our pousadas on another website for the same room type, dates, and payment requirements we will match this rate.
  Prices in Euros per Double room, per night including breakfast and taxes
Tipo de Habitacione 01/08/13
14/09/13
15/09/13
31/10/13
01/11/13
31/03/14
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Pousada 255.00 285.00 210.00 240.00 160.00 190.00 210.00 240.00 255.00 285.00
Castelo Pousada 265.00 295.00 220.00 250.00 170.00 200.00 220.00 250.00 265.00 295.00
Superior 308.00 344.00 254.00 290.00 194.00 230.00 254.00 290.00 308.00 344.00
Castelo Superior 318.00 354.00 264.00 300.00 204.00 240.00 264.00 300.00 318.00 354.00
Sute 357.75 398.25 297.00 337.50 229.00 270.00 297.00 337.00 357.75 398.25
Suite Especial 397.50 442.50 330.00 375.00 395.00 395.00 395.00 395.00 395.00 395.00

(SP)-> Rates also valid for the 29th December to the 31st December 2012 and for the 28th March to the 30th March 2013 (Inclusive).

*Rates are valid up to 9 rooms, vary according to the pousa0da availability and variation of the best available rate, please double check rates when booking.

(A) New Year - From 28/12/13 to 01/01/14 Same Rates as From the 01/08 to 14/09/14

(A) Easter - From 17/04/14 to 19/04/14 Same Rates as From the 01/08 to 14/09/14

Single Occupancy - 10.00€ discount
Extra Bed: Children (0-2 years old) - Free
Extra Bed: Children (3-12 years old) -Free
Extra Bed: Children (above 12 years old) - Plus 30% on room rates

Cancellations: First night will be charged if reservation is cancelled less than 48 hours prior to arrival date. No-Shows: Entire stay will be charged.

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