Hotel Palace do Capitão - São Martinho do Porto, Portugal
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra
N 39° 30.724 W 009° 08.142
29S E 488334 N 4373612
Quick Description: Charme hotel in São Martinho do Porto
Location: Leiria, Portugal
Date Posted: 7/29/2011 4:32:02 AM
Waymark Code: WMC5T6
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra
Views: 7

Long Description:
Built between 1917 and 1920 as a family home this building is one of the most important testemony of private summer homes in São Martinho do Porto. Property of the militay enginier Jaime Granger Pinto the architecture project is from the architect Ernesto Korrodi, from Leiria, one of the leading architects from the beguining of the 20th century in Portugal

The result was an eclectic influence work , full of aesthetic references to "Art Nouveau" and "Art Deco" as well as traditional elements considered proper adaptations to the summer environment. Taking advantage of the regular urban layout, the building has longitudinal plan, with the inclusion of two-store tower in one of the angles covered with hipped roof.
It was subject to some modifications in recent years and some of the original features were abolished.

Today the house is a Charme Hotel with an elegant and romantic environment who´s motto is "Feel at home".

Building is classified as Municipal Interest Building since 1997

Source: (visit link)
Name of the Hotel: Hotel Palace do Capitão

Rua Capitão Jaime Pinto nº6 2460-638 São Martinho do Porto

Number of Rooms: 11

Height in floors: 2

Hotel Rating: Turismo Rural / Charme Hotel

Hotel since: 1/1/1980

Date Building was built: 1/1/1920

First use of building:
Family Home

Historic Hotel (Historic Building, National Monument or similar): yes

Urban Hotel (located in a village or town): yes

Mountains Nearby (less than 25 Kms / 15 Mil): no

Beachs Nearby (less than 25 Kms / 15 Mil): yes

Historic Place nearby (Unesco or National monument/site less than 25 Kms / 15 Mil): yes

Major Pilgrimage Place Nearby (less than 25 Kms / 15 Mil. Consider any religion).: no

Hotel website (if available): [Web Link]

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