Overview of Pousada Barão de Forrester

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4.3 / 5Excellent
27 reviews


  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Free parking


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Free cancellation on all rooms

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  • Standard Single Room

    Standard Single Room

    Room amenities

    • 215 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
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  • Standard Double or Twin Room

    Standard Double or Twin Room

    Room amenities

    • 215 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed OR 1 Single Bed
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  • Standard Double Room with Balcony

    Standard Double Room with Balcony

    Room amenities

    • 215 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Single Beds
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About this area


Located in Alijo, Pousada Barão de Forrester is in a rural location. Igreja Matriz de Alijo and Church of Sabrosa are local landmarks, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Quinta da Roeda and Quinta do Panascal Visitor's Center.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Jardim da Avenida Doutor Francisco Sa Carneiro - 2 min walk
  • Panoias - 30 min drive
  • Casa de Mateus - 31 min drive
  • Solar de Mateus - 31 min drive
  • Quinta do Popa - 36 min drive

Getting around

  • Regua Station - 38 min drive
  • Porto (OPO-Dr. Francisco de Sa Carneiro) - 84 min drive


  • Where to eat
  • O Barão – Restaurant offering regional cuisine. Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • Bar – Serves light fare.

About this property

Pousada Barão de Forrester

3-star pousada with free breakfast and restaurant
This smoke-free pousada features a restaurant, an outdoor pool and a bar/lounge. Free breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a poolside bar, a coffee shop/café and an outdoor tennis court are on-site. All 21 rooms offer free WiFi, minibars and LCD TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include room service (during limited hours), free bottled water and hairdryers.
Pousada Barão de Forrester offers 21 forms of accommodation with minibars and a safe. LCD televisions come with cable channels.
Bathrooms include a bath, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. This Alijo pousada provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.
Recreational amenities at the pousada include an outdoor tennis court and an outdoor pool.

Property amenities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Free self parking

Food and drink

Free breakfast available daily 8 AM–10:30 AM
1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
1 poolside bar and 1 bar
Room service available

Things to do

Outdoor pool
Outdoor tennis court

Family friendly

Dry-cleaning service
Free cots/infant beds
Laundry facilities
Outdoor pool
Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)


Free newspapers in reception
Front-desk safe

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Daily housekeeping
Dry-cleaning service
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Multilingual staff
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken


Business services

Meeting rooms




If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
Roll-in shower
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


Fireplace in reception
Smoke-free property

Room amenities


Climate control (air conditioning)
Free cots/infant beds
Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)


Free toiletries


TV channels

Food and drink

Free bottled water


Connecting rooms available
Iron/ironing board (on request)



Check-in between 2 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

  • If you are planning to arrive after 6 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.


  • Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Free cots (infant beds)!

Payment types at the property

American Express

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • 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.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit 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.

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Property is also known as

  • Pousada Barão Forrester Hotel Alijo
  • Pousada Barão Forrester Hotel
  • Barao Forrester Portugal Alijo
  • Pousada Barão de Forrester Alijo
  • Pousada Barão de Forrester Pousada (Portugal)
  • Pousada Barão de Forrester Pousada (Portugal) Alijo
All reviews

Guest reviews



5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition


  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service

No heat in our room. Got moved to a new room, but not very good there, either. Manager was very helpful with tourism info. Breakfast okay, not great.

Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Lovely Historic Hotel

Large rooms with comfortable beds. Lovely grounds and gathering spaces. Our one dinner there was excellent. Complimentary breakfast very good. Beautiful drive to hotel with amazing views.

Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Close by Centro walked to a very nice local restaurant. Staff were very friendly.

Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

4/5 Good

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    The rural setting was relaxing and refreshing. The staff went above and beyond to provide quality service. The restaurant was excellent

    Stayed 1 night in Jun 2019