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Vidago Palace places you 11.9 mi (19.1 km) from Forte de Sao Francisco and 11.9 mi (19.2 km) from Chaves Castle. This 70-room, 5-star hotel welcomes business and leisure travelers with a golf course, a winery, and a full-service spa. It's in the mountains and also within a 20-minute drive of Ponte Trajano and Roman Baths and Palace of Justice.

Dining

Free buffet breakfast is included with your stay. Enjoy dining at one of 2 onsite restaurants including Salao Nobre, which specializes in regional cuisine. Order from 24-hour room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room.

Rooms

All 70 soundproofed rooms provide free minibar items, free newspapers, and free bottled water. 42-inch LCD TVs come with satellite channels and pay movies, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms offer hair dryers, free toiletries, bathrobes, and slippers. Safes, phones, and desks are other standard amenities.

Property features

Awarded Conde Nast Hot List status in 2014, Vidago Palace features a golf course, a winery, and a full-service spa. There's free valet parking, and an airport shuttle (available on request) for EUR 180.00 per vehicle one way. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include an indoor pool, a children's pool, and a health club.

Highlights

  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free valet parking
  • Onsite dining
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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

A winery is attached to this Chaves hotel. In addition to a full-service spa, Vidago Palace features a golf course and an outdoor tennis court. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include 2 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. A complimentary breakfast is offered. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 5-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 9634 square feet (895 square meters) include a conference center. This Art Deco hotel also offers an indoor pool, a children's pool, and a seasonal outdoor pool. For a surcharge, the property provides a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) and a casino shuttle. Onsite valet parking is complimentary.

Vidago Palace has designated areas for smoking.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 70 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Casino shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Computer station 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Children's club 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Health club 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 7 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Terrace 
  • Picnic area 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Train station pickup (surcharge) 
  • Winery attached 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 9634 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 895 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 11 
  • Golf course on site 
  • Year Built 1910 
  • Sauna 
  • Garden 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Supervised childcare/activities 
  • Children's pool 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Wedding services 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Conference center 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Indoor pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Soundproofed rooms  
  • Outdoor tennis court  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free valet parking

Room Amenities

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Pay movies 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Minibar (stocked, free items) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bidet 
  • Slippers 
  • Shower only 
  • Desk 
  • In-room safe 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • LCD TV 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary buffet breakfast.

Salao Nobre - This fine-dining restaurant specializes in regional cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Open daily.

The Wine Cellar - This wine bar serves light fare only. Open select days.

Poolside Bar and Grill - This poolside bar serves lunch and light fare.

The Club House - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves light fare only. A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Four Seasons room - This bar serves light fare only.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Guests can play rounds at the 18-hole golf course and enjoy other recreation facilities including an outdoor tennis court, a health club, and complimentary bicycles. An indoor pool, a children's pool, a seasonal outdoor pool, and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Free bicycles on site 
  • Golf driving range on site 
  • Golf lessons on site 
  • Golfing on site 
  • Helicopter/airplane tours on site 
  • Boat tours nearby 

Spa Services

Vidago Palace Spa has 20 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include sports massages, massages, facials, and body wraps. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Prenatal massage 
  • Sports massage 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 16 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Number of treatment rooms 20 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Massages 

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit 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.

  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old.

Minimum guest age is 18

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 180.00 per vehicle (one way)
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 75 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the train station (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. One child 2 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. 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. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • Vidago Palace is listed in the 2014 Condé Nast Traveler Hot List.
  • The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.