Luxury lifestyle for an unforgettable stay

Pestana Cidadela Cascais – Pousada & Art District is a 5-star hotel located in Cascais.  It is part of the Pestana Collection Hotels and one of the first hotels in Europe to have an Art District on site. This historic hotel is surrounded by studios, galleries, and museums with views of the sea and the Cascais marina. It is located 3 minutes on foot from the beach and 5 minutes on foot from the town centre.

It is very close to various beaches, including the surfers' paradise, Guincho beach, parks, museums, shopping centres and the Casino do Estoril.

Take a dip at the indoor swimming pool with views of the marina or the outdoor swimming pool surrounded by the Fortaleza gardens. Discover Déjà Lu, our charity bookstore, our Spa and the state of the art gym. For your enjoyment, we offer two restaurants and a bar.

From the rooms with incredible views of the marina to the rooms located in more historic areas of the fort, spark your curiosity and choose one of the many Author's rooms, where creativity and irreverence will make your stay one-of-a-kind...
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A prime location in the center of Cascais, overlooking the Cascais Marina The first hotel in Europe with an in-built Art District It has the first solidarity bookstore in the country, Dejá Lu

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  • Classic , Overlooking the interior of the Fortress and garden

    The Classic rooms have a soft decoration with tones of grey and white, with 1 double bed or 2 single beds, located on the 1st and 2nd floor of the building, overlooking the interior of the Fortress and its gardens. It has a bathroom featuring a shower and a hair dryer. It also has free Wi-Fi, a safe and air conditioning and has a maximum capacity of 2 people.
    -24% from £114
    £92 Night
    PPG Members £87 Night
  • Double Art District, Overlooking the Fortress

    Rooms have a double bed or 2 single beds and are decorated by resident or guest artists of the Citadel Art District. Each one invites you to a personal experience of their identity. The participating artists are: Ana Perez Quiroga, Paulo Arraiano, Paulo Brighenti, Pedro Matos, Susana Anágua and Hugo Israel. Some rooms have a balcony overlooking the Fortress. They have a bathroom featuring a shower and hair dryer as well as free Wi-Fi, a safe and air conditioning. There is a maximum capacity of 2 people.
    -24% from £114
    £99 Night
    PPG Members £94 Night
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  • Leisure & Services

    Vacations with design, tailored to your measure

    The Citadel of Cascais, all activities and services have a special and sophisticated touch that gives a unique character to whatever you choose to do. If you want to go to the gym, you won't be only going to the gym, you will have a lesson in defensive military architecture and its modern reinterpretation on your way there. If you choose to climb to the
  • Dining

    Try flavors from the Praça

    ​There are several places where you can enjoy the encounter between Mediterranean cuisine, signature cuisine, typical Portuguese specialties and the delicious seafood that the neighboring ocean provides in abundance. Each space has its specialty and a perfect time of the day for you to attend it.
  • Meetings & Events

    Events in the Art District

    The Pestana Cidadela de Cascais has so many extraordinary spaces where you can hold your event that it will be impossible to do the planning without visiting all of them. The spaces are unique and extraordinary, as varied as the Cistern room, with its Gothic and medieval environment; and Conde de Cantanhede room,
  • Cidadela Art District

    About the Cidadela Art District

    The Citadel of Cascais is more than just a scenic monument, it is now a space for cultural creation with the new Cidadela Art District (CAD), an innovative art project designed by Group Pestana. With this project, the Pestana Cidadela Cascais – Pousada Historic Hotel & Art District becomes the first hotel in Europe to have an Art District. The idea behind the project
  • Magic Spa

    Magic Spa Signature Treatments

    The Magic Spas by Pestana now offer a totally exclusive menu with their signature face and body treatments, designed with ancestral, therapeutically inspirational technics collected from around the world.With each of the treatments offered, give in to the perfect fusion between the touch of our licensed therapists and the aromas carefully chosen for the immediate and visual

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