Hotel in Fatima Portugal

Fatima is a city located just northwest from the capital of Lisbon. Based out of your Fatima hotel you can head out to visit the Basilica of Fatima, one of the world’s most visited Marian shrines in the world due to the famous 1917 apparitions. From a Fatima hotel guests can also visit the neighboring towns of Nazare, Batahla, Alcobaca and Leira on shorter day trips.

The Best Western Hotel Dom Goncalo is a Fatima hotel that has reliable services and amenities. It’s located a mere 500 yards from the sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima. When staying at this hotel Fatima things to do that are also close by include the Wax Museum, the Sacred Art Museum and the Ourem Castle which is only 8 miles away. At this hotel Fatima amenities include a restaurant and cocktail lounge, room service, concierge services and parking. In this hotel Fatima rooms feature TV, air conditioning, refrigerator, mini-bar and terrace. Rooms start at 58 Euros but confirm before booking.

Since the basilica is the number one attraction it’s fairly easy to find a hotel in Fatima Portugal that’s close to it. Hotel Cinquentenario is located only 60 yards from the shrine. Amenities include refrigerator, satellite TV, daily maid service and air conditioning. This hotel in Fatima Portugal is in modern style with balconies off each room as well as restaurants that serve up delicious Portugese cuisine. The hotel also features a gift shop, laundry service, wireless internet and room service. From 56 Euros it’s a good deal, just be sure to check rates before reserving a room.

When visiting Fatima visitors will realize that not many people stay for too long. The biggest attraction is the basilica and this is why most people visit. The variety in hotels is just not offered in this city as they are in the Algarve or bigger cities such as the capital. Most hotels may appear to be slightly older and possibly outdated but clean and well serviced. They also showcase some of the best Portugese hospitality in the area.

The Fatima Portugal hotel closest to the sanctuary is called the Fatima Hotel and is the only 4 star hotel in the area. The hotel features a saloon-style bar, boutique stores for shopping, and three restaurants that serve national and international cuisine for dining. Room amenities include radio, TV, central heating and air conditioning and mini-bar. Though appearing slightly outdated this Fatima Portugal hotels does offer visitors a more authentic Portugese experience than many other hotels in the area.

When visiting Fatima from May to October be prepared for the huge crowds! The devout come out in hoards and fill the more-often-than-not empty plaza. The most devout actually crawl on their knees down the slope on route to the chapel. If you are not religious this may not be the best time to visit. Camping in the countryside is popular as well and the landscape is beautiful. Most visitors travel to Fatima by bus or train from Lisbon and then look for a Fatima Portugal hotel upon arrival. From December to April it’s quite easy to find a room in the area without a booking.

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