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Alegre Hotel Bussaco

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2 outdoor pools, open 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
2 outdoor pools, open 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
2 outdoor pools, open 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
2 outdoor pools, open 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
18 bedrooms, in-room safe, individually decorated

Overview of Alegre Hotel Bussaco

Alegre Hotel Bussaco

3.0 star property
Victorian hotel with 2 outdoor pools, near Termas de Luso

8.4/10 Very good

118 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking
  • Bathtub
The price is NZ$119
Price available on 02/01/2023
St. Emidio Navarro No. 2, Luso, Mealhada, 3050-224
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Breakfast available
  • 2 outdoor tennis courts
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Pool bar
  • Room service
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Beach shuttle
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Children's pool
  • 18 bedrooms
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Garden

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Luso

Getting around

  • Porto (OPO-Dr. Francisco de Sa Carneiro) - 76 min drive
  • Mealhada Pampilhosa Station - 13 min drive
  • Mealhada Luso-Bucaco Station - 16 min walk
  • Santa Comba Dao Station - 27 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)


  • Os Lourenços - 3 min walk
  • Flor de Luso - 3 min walk
  • Pedra de Sal - 4 min walk
  • Taberna Do Burriqueiro - 5 min walk
  • O Cesteiro - 10 min walk

About this property

Alegre Hotel Bussaco

A great choice for a stay in Mealhada, Alegre Hotel Bussaco features an airport shuttle. Guests can indulge in massages or hydrotherapy, then grab a bite to eat at the restaurant. Other highlights at this Victorian hotel include 2 outdoor pools, a poolside bar and a seasonal outdoor pool. The convenient parking and comfortable beds get good marks from fellow travellers.


English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 18 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until 8 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • One child (5 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • On-site parking is limited


  • Airport shuttle*


  • Beach shuttle*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) each morning 8:30 AM–10:30 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • BBQs
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Snack bar/deli

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)
  • Children's pool

What to do

  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • Tennis
  • Pool table
  • Access to nearby outdoor pool
  • Access to nearby health club
  • Bike rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Working away

  • Meeting room
  • Computer station


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas


  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 1859
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • 2 outdoor tennis courts
  • Massage/treatment rooms


  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 30-inch LED TV
  • Cable TV channels

Sleep well

  • 18 bedrooms
  • Pillow menu
  • Blackout curtains
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Individually furnished and decorated

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Deep-soaking bath
  • Bath or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Alegre Bar – Overlooking the pool, this bar only serves light fare.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key (nogle), a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 5 for adults and EUR 5 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge
  • Beach shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Children & extra beds

  • Cots/infant beds are available for EUR 5 per night
  • Rollaway beds are available for EUR 15 per night

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Pool access available from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
  • The outdoor pool closes for the season in October
  • Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the health club, fitness facility or hot tub without adult supervision
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.


This property does not have lifts.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a smoke detector on site.

This property accepts major credit cards and cash.

Also known as

Alegre Hotel
Alegre Mealhada
Alegre Bussaco
Hotel Alegre Mealhada
Alegre Hotel Bussaco Hotel
Alegre Hotel Bussaco Mealhada
Alegre Hotel Bussaco Hotel Mealhada

Frequently asked questions

Does Alegre Hotel Bussaco offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Alegre Hotel Bussaco does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Alegre Hotel Bussaco?
As of 3 December 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Alegre Hotel Bussaco on 3 January 2023 start from NZ$98, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Alegre Hotel Bussaco?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Alegre Hotel Bussaco?
Yes, there are 2 outdoor pools and a children's pool. Guests have pool access from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
Are pets allowed at Alegre Hotel Bussaco?
Sorry, neither pets nor service animals are allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Alegre Hotel Bussaco?
Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spaces may be limited.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Alegre Hotel Bussaco?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Alegre Hotel Bussaco?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 8 PM. Check-out time is noon. Contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Alegre Hotel Bussaco and nearby?
Practise your swing on the tennis courts. Additional recreation nearby includes ecotours. Enjoy a swim in one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools or use the hotel's other amenities, which include a seasonal outdoor pool and a picnic area. Alegre Hotel Bussaco also has a garden and access to a nearby health club.
Are there restaurants at or near Alegre Hotel Bussaco?
Yes, Alegre Bar offers pool views. Nearby restaurants include Os Lourenços (3-min walk), Flor de Luso (3-min walk) and Pedra de Sal (4-min walk).
Does Alegre Hotel Bussaco have rooms with private hot tubs?
Yes, each room has a deep-soaking bath.
What's the area around Alegre Hotel Bussaco like?
Alegre Hotel Bussaco is in Luso, a short 5-minute walk from Termas de Luso. Travellers say that this hotel is in a good location.

Overall score and ratings


Very good




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

jose manuel, 1-night trip
Verified guest review

6/10 Good

OK for the price
Bed was quite old and uncomfortable. Wifi didn't really work and heater made loud cracking noise all night. The place is old and charming, however i wouldn't stay here again
matthew, 1-night trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

It is an old hotel with a lot of charm. The rooms could use a facelift.
1-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Off season, so very quiet. Limited eating alternatives
4-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Quiet peaceful town
Nice hotel very quiet area few nice bars
Shaun beck, 2-night trip with friends
Verified guest review

8/10 Very good

Quiet hotel in a delightful setting.
Lovely setting. Great area for walks. Not far from Coimbra (30 mins by car). Very hospitable staff.
SimonC, 2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Palatial stay
Like stepping back in time! The hotel is a living museum to the history of the building and the surrounding area. Really enjoyed staying in a hotel that is so rich in character and ambience.
Michael, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Marek, 1-night family trip
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