Pousada De Óbidos Paço Real, Óbidos, Portugal

Castle overview

A contemporary hotel set in one of the most beautiful and romantic castles in Portugal.

Experience living like an aristocracy in a medieval castle with the comfort of modern luxury and amenities. Pousada De Óbidos is set in a medieval village with well-preserved period architecture in the town of Obidos. Its location is steeped in more than 1,000 years of history and heritage. The hotel is also easily accessible, as it is only a short walk from the town centre and the train station.

The hotel is set in Castelo de Óbidos, which is hailed as one of the seven wonders of Portugal due to its historic and architectural importance. It boasts medieval features from the 9th century, as well as Manueline architecture from the 16th century. It is considered one of the most impressive and romantic sites that you can visit in Portugal.

The historical setting of the hotel is carefully balanced with modern-day conveniences. The hotel features 17 rooms, a restaurant, a bar, an impressive esplanade, and elegant event spaces.

Castle Highlights




1 / Design

The castle retains some of its medieval features dating back to the 9th century. The castle’s north wing boasts a 16th-century Manueline style. The individually designed rooms feature old fireplaces stone walls, mosaics, and 4-poster beds.

2 / Dining

A truly memorable dining experience awaits you at the castle hotel. Traditional Portuguese cuisine, contemporary dishes, and regional specialties are served at the elegant restaurant.

3 / Location

The hotel is located in the historic Vila de Óbidos. Easily accessible, the hotel is just a 10-minute walk from the town’s train station. It is also just 6 km from Parque Dom Carlos I, a popular tourist attraction.




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Pousada De Óbidos

Paço Real, Óbidos, Portugal

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The Restaurant

Eat like a King and Queen at the castle restaurant. Immersed in the romantic medieval atmosphere of the castle, the restaurant serves Portuguese cuisine crafted from traditional meats, freshly caught fish, seasonal vegetables and other local produce. Lunch is served from 1:00 pm to 3:00; while dinner is available from 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm. The restaurant is open daily.

Weddings and Events

The castle hotel is an ideal venue for special celebrations. Its unique medieval architecture, impressive setting, and room facilities make it perfect for weddings, birthdays, and other private events. It's also ideal for organizing meetings, seminars, presentations, trainings, and other corporate activities.

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