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El Capricho de la Portuguesa

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 30 June 2015

we stayed here with a couple of friends and really liked the place. The hotel is set in the walls of the small village and is very well looked after and cared for. There is a well/baths/spa for relaxing which we made great use of, a lovely interior patio for some nice wine and the area is truly nice for...

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elcapricho, Propietario at El Capricho de la Portuguesa, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We are delighted that you liked your stay and hope to return soon to relive an unforgettable experience.

Jalon, Spain
Reviewed 11 June 2014

Lovely old building, impeccably furnished, beautiful paintings, spotlessly clean, exquisite bedroom with spacious ensuite bathroom and "L'Occitane" toiletries - Lush! Our hostess Silica was a little reserved to start with but we soon had her smiling and she looked after us so well - even treated us to a half bottle of cava while we were in the Spa! Thank...

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Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2014

We stayed here during a christmas-new year visit to the region and it was fabulous. The room was interesting and lovely, the bathroom fabulous. We had sole use of the spa area - hot pool, cool pool, rest area, massage table - with gin and tonic provided by our hostess. The village is sweet, the walking fantastic and amazingly only...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 22 April 2013

There is no denying this a fantastic rural getaway hotel in the middle of the orchard mountains of Vall de Gallinera. The place is done up really well, nice decoration, beautiful house, and an amazing hidden treasure under it... an amazing spa made up from the old water well that the house used to have! It would be even greater...

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Alicante, Comunidad Valenciana, Spain
Reviewed 23 September 2012

We stayed for 2 nights. The Hotel is placed in a very rural environment in between Valencian Mountains. It has a indoor hand-made jacuzzi. The stay was not cheap but we enjoyed it so much that we can say it worth its price. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 11 September 2011

Spain is full of small and intersting hotels, and my wife and I have stayed at many of them; but this one stands out from the crowd. Our welcome was friendly and the staff very accomodating (we were even taken personally to our restaurant of choice when we had difficulty locating it in the narrow lanes of Baniali). The 7...

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Walsall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2011

The hotel and it's setting is beautiful, the family who own and run the hotel were so hospitable and made my family & I very, very welcome and spoilt us for the whole weekend. The hotel has everything you would want from that special break away, gorgeous setting, beautiful decor, a relaxing atmosphere and stunning views. The rooms spoil you...

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Reviewed 21 April 2010

Hidden away in Beniali, in Val de Gallinera, north of Alicante is the most wonderful secret hotel. A haven of tranquility, this "tardis" is so interesting and beautiful filled with fabulous artefacts, paintings and delightful inner courtyard rooms, with a spa beneath the hotel down candlelit steps ... a darkened pool and relaxing rooms ... showers made from very old...

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Additional Information about El Capricho de la Portuguesa

Address: Calle Trinquet 7, 03788 Vall de Gallinera, Spain
Region: Spain > Valencian Country > Province of Alicante > Vall de Gallinera
Price Range: $143 - $189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — El Capricho de la Portuguesa 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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“We had the Beniali room which was beautiful - but you have to be aware it has low beamed ceilings - easy to bang one's head - so not advisable for very tall people!”
 of 5 bubbles Jocomoso, 11 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Make sure you try the hidden spa well in advance!!!”
 of 5 bubbles LauraGBarnes, 22 Apr 2013 | Read review
“See the photos but all of them are beautiful.”
 of 5 bubbles H_Llorens, 23 Sep 2012 | Read review
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