Best Small Luxury Hotels of the World in Portugal

Each year, more than 1,000 independent boutique hotels apply to become a part of the Small Luxury... READ MORE
Each year, more than 1,000 independent boutique hotels apply to become a part of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World portfolio. However, only 5 percent are invited to join the brand, meaning travelers can expect quality amenities, inviting atmospheres and impeccable accommodations when staying at an SLH-affiliated hotel. What's more, mystery inspectors visit the brand's 500-plus properties annually to ensure that guests are experiencing the highest standards of service and value. This brand markets itself as a champion of hidden treasures, so no two Small Luxury Hotels are alike. However, one consistent perk of the SLH brand is the free-to-join INVITED program. This three-tiered benefits system includes rewards like room upgrades and free breakfast. Most importantly, this brand gives customers options: Its portfolio includes everything from family-friendly historical inns to adults-only resorts with Michelin-starred restaurants. Keep in mind, most of the brand's hotels are located outside of the United States, with numerous outposts in Europe and Asia. You can explore several Small Luxury Hotels of the World properties on our Best Hotels rankings.

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    Quinta da Casa Branca
    Funchal
    5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 1087 reviewsTripAdvisor (1087)
    Free WiFi

    Quinta da Casa Branca is a boutique property set amid gardens in Funchal on the island of Madeira, a Portuguese archipelago off the coast of Morocco. According to recent guests, its picturesque and quiet location is one of its greatest assets. In fact, many describe the hotel as an "oasis" and a "hidden gem." Visitors have their choice of garden or premium rooms, or deluxe suites, all of which come equipped with minibars, free Wi-Fi access and a furnished terrace or balcony. Step outside your room to experience the hotel's wealth of amenities. You could go for a stroll in the botanical garden, take a dip in the outdoor pool or work up a sweat in the health club's fitness center. The health club also houses a Jacuzzi, a sauna, a relaxation room and men's and women's locker rooms and showers. And when you get hungry, savor drinks and snacks at the Casa da Quinta Bar or head to the hotel's main restaurant for a refined meal.

    Funchal
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 1087 reviewsTripAdvisor (1087)
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Sao Lourenco do Barrocal
    Monsaraz
    5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 176 reviewsTripAdvisor (176)
    Free WiFi
    Sao Lourenco do Barrocal is a 5 star hotel. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 176 reviews.
    Monsaraz
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 176 reviewsTripAdvisor (176)
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Infante Sagres
    Porto
    5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 116 reviewsTripAdvisor (116)
    Free WiFi

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    Porto
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 116 reviewsTripAdvisor (116)
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Pousada Mosteiro de Guimarães - Monument Hotel
    Guimaraes
    4-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 910 reviewsTripAdvisor (910)
    Free WiFi
    Pousada Mosteiro de Guimarães - Monument Hotel is a 4 star hotel. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 910 reviews.
    Guimaraes
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 910 reviewsTripAdvisor (910)
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Pousada de Lisboa
    Lisbon
    5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 848 reviewsTripAdvisor (848)
    Free WiFi
    Lisbon
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 848 reviewsTripAdvisor (848)
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Alentejo Marmoris Hotel & Spa
    Vila Vicosa
    5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 590 reviewsTripAdvisor (590)
    Free WiFi
    Alentejo Marmoris Hotel & Spa is a 5 star hotel. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 590 reviews.
    Vila Vicosa
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 590 reviewsTripAdvisor (590)
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
  • Sublime Comporta Country House Retreat
    Comporta
    5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 294 reviewsTripAdvisor (294)
    Sublime Comporta Country House Retreat is a 5 star hotel. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 294 reviews.
    Comporta
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 294 reviewsTripAdvisor (294)
    5.0-star Hotel Class
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    Quinta Das Lagrimas
    Coimbra
    5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 1264 reviewsTripAdvisor (1264)
    Free WiFi
    Quinta Das Lagrimas is a 5 star hotel. It has a 4.0 overall guest rating based on 1264 reviews.
    Coimbra
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 1264 reviewsTripAdvisor (1264)
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Pousada Palacio De Estoi - Monument Hotel & SLH
    Faro
    4-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 992 reviewsTripAdvisor (992)
    Free WiFi
    Pousada Palacio De Estoi - Monument Hotel & SLH is a 4 star hotel. It has a 4.0 overall guest rating based on 992 reviews.
    Faro
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 992 reviewsTripAdvisor (992)
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Carmo's Boutique Hotel
    Ponte de Lima
    5-star HOTEL CLASS
    Free WiFi
    Carmo's Boutique Hotel is a 5 star hotel.
    Ponte de Lima
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Hotel da Estrela
    Lisbon
    4-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 229 reviewsTripAdvisor (229)
    Free WiFi
    Lisbon
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 229 reviewsTripAdvisor (229)
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi

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