The Hotel

Castelo Inn - Lounge


Castelo Inn - Charming Mertola (formerly Casa Visconde de Bouzões) is located inside the old city walls, right by the castle. It is set in a renovated historic building which has kept the charm of Alentejo country-style family homes.

There are five bedrooms and a Exclusive Suite. The entire property is interestingly decorated with antique and vintage furniture and unique artifacts.

Guests can relax in the main lounge, the library or the sunny terrace which offers views of the Guadiana River and of Mertola’s Castle. The buffet breakfast is served in the kitchen or in the courtyard.

The area around the hotel - and indeed all of Mertola - is a true walking museum. There is plenty to see with the castle, the church, the medieval mosque, the roman house, the weavers’ workshop and a range of museums and art collections a walk away.

The surrounding landscape lends itself beautifully to outdoor activities such as walking, cycling and canoeing.

For a unique stay in a unique location in one of the most picturesque towns in Alentejo, choose Castelo Inn - Charming Mertola.

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Castelo Inn - Patio


Castelo inn - Charming Mertola offers five bedrooms - double and twin - and a family room which comprises a bedroom and a sitting area. All bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms.

There is a guest lounge with a flat-screen TV and fireplace, a library and a courtyard where the buffet breakfast is served, weather permitting. The sunny terrace offers views of the River Guadiana and of Mertola's castle. Wi-Fi is available in the shared areas and is free.

Pets are welcome with an extra charge but only allowed on request.

Being in a privileged historic location means that parking is not in abundance. However there is parking near the property and is free of charge - it is no possible to reserve a space.

Other facilities and services at Castelo Inn - Charming Mertola include:

  • Air-conditioning
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Designated smoking area
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
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Castelo Inn - Surroundings


Castelo Inn - Charming Mertola offers a great location to explore this beautiful town-museum and the natural landscape surrounding it.

At the hotel, guests can relax in the main lounge, read a book in the library or simply enjoy the sunshine in the terrace which offers views of the River Guadiana and the old castle of Mertola.

Around the hotel you'll find plenty to see and do with a plethora of museums, art collections and archaelogical sights within walking distance.

For the more adventurous and those who want to be closer to nature, there is a a fantastic range of outdoor activities to be enjoyed such as bird-watching, canoeing, walking, biking and fishing.

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