Cidadela Cascais          

 Cidadela de Cascais, Avenida D. Carlos I 2750-310 Cascais − Portugal

If you like bold, contemporary and sophisticated environments, but do not give up the refinement and the luxury hotel services, then Cidadela Cascais – Pousada & Art District is the ideal place for your next holidays or your next event.

Cidadela Cascais is the first hotel in Europe that hosts and promotes an Art District within its premises. Come visit this historical and unique in the world space, that offers you a trip in the artistic and urban Portuguese world without losing one inch of charm and status that characterizes one of the most picturesque European villages.

Pestana Cidadela Cascais

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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...


All rooms feature hardwood floors, modern decor and are soundproof. They are equipped with high-speed Wi-Fi and a flatscreen TV.


More than a hotel, it is truly an Art District. Part of the Bairro dos Museus (Museum Neighbourhood), it includes project rooms, ateliers and galleries as well as temporary expositions and art installations. Experience it all with the help of our Art Concierge.

While taking a stroll through the gardens, visit the Paiol garden and the magnificent outdoor swimming pool with a lawn area complete with lounge chairs. To experience total relaxation, enjoy the indoor swimming pool, gym and schedule Magic Spa treatments and/or massages.

Don't forget to enjoy the selection of local literature. At the Taberna da Praça, you will find the best small plates and even cookbooks for you to browse while you enjoy our selection of wine by the glass or the best cocktails in town. If you prefer a more elegant menu focused on the Atlantic, don't miss our selection of fresh fish and seafood at the Maris Stella restaurant. The Pestana Cidadela Cascais reception is open 24 hours to ensure that your stay in unforgettable.


Cascais is known for its incredible houses, horse stables, marinas, museums and for the largest casino in Europe, in the neighbouring town of Estoril. Don't miss Parque Palmela, where you can soar through the trees on the intricate zip line course, or the marina, where you can rent a boat to see the dolphins or a sailboat for a more serene outing.

Since the Cidadela de Cascais is integrated with the Bairro dos Museus de Cascais (Museum Neighbourhood), you can immerse yourself in a new cultural approach. In an area blessed by nature, you will find 12 museums and two parks where you can see expositions and concerts.

It is only 35 minutes by car from Lisbon International Airport and 6 km from Estoril. The Pestana Cidadela de Cascais is a Pousada & Art District with more than 126 rooms, including 18 suites.


At the Pestana Cidadela Cascais children are welcome! Do not miss this opportunity and have the offer of the child's accommodation (maximum 2, up to 12 years, inclusive, depending on the type of room) sharing the room with the parents.

All Facilities

Free Wi-Fi
Swimming Pool
Fitness Centre
Room Service
Non-smoking rooms


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Lat: N 38 41.657 Long: W 9 25.183

Decimal Degrees

Lat: 38.694278 Long: -9.419720

Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat: N38 41 39 Long: W9 25 10

Quadrant: 29N X: 463500 Y: 4282935

Airport distance
Lisboa: 32 km; 20 miles

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