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Pousada do Geres - Amares, Santa Maria do Bouro

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Mosteiro Santa Maria do Bouro, Amares 4720-633, Portugal
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Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Amares
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cesena, Italy
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96 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Old renovated convent of the Pousadas that dot Portugal. Extremely charming and relaxing place surrounded by nature. Exceptional level of every aspect that you have to assess in judging a structure: competence, professionalism and politeness of the staff, quality of life in the structure (sleep, food, services). Small round pool that allows a pleasant rest. Magic cloister with orange trees.... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your remarkable feedback! We are very pleased to know that the Pousada de Amares was as special to you as it is to us. We strive everyday to make sure we render the most memorable stay possible to all our guest. We hope you give us the pleasure of receiving you again in the near... More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent two nights there, enjoying the very nice superior room (only difference with the standard room: a second window because it is a corner room). The conversion of the monastery into a hotel was extremely well done, with a perfect balance of old and modern. The food is ok without being extraordinary, and since this is Portugal, beware of... More 

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Manager_Amares, Gerente at Pousada do Geres - Amares, Santa Maria do Bouro, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to comment your stay at the Pousada de Amares. We are very happy to hear that you have enjoyed our lovely hotel and rest assured that all your comments benefited of our best attention and we apologize for all the inconvenience described about the airconditioning noise. We hope to have... More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I stayed here for a few nights whilst travelling around portugal. We both really liked the pousada. Spa was very nice, unfortunately it was closed for the rest of the time we were there but we took advantage of a massage on our first day. Other treatments are also provided, masseuse was very nice and professional. Breakfast... More 

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Manager_Amares, Gerente at Pousada do Geres - Amares, Santa Maria do Bouro, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your encouraging words about your stay at the Pousada Mosteiro de Amares. Our level of service, customer satisfaction and indeed the whole experience of our guests is extremely important to us at the Pousada. For this we are glad to hear that our service and staff met with your standards. Thank you for your kind... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We stayed as part of a small tour group and found this to be a beautiful and quiet retreat with lovely grounds and a swimming pool. The rooms have been beautifully modernised with a lovely bathroom. The rooms have high ceilings, large windows, effective air conditioning and are light and airy. There is also an in room safe. That said,... More 

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Manager_Amares, Gerente at Pousada do Geres - Amares, Santa Maria do Bouro, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your encouraging words about your stay with us. Our level of service, customer satisfaction and indeed the whole experience of our guests is extremely important to us at the Pousada Mosteiro de Amares (Gerês-Amares). For this we are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your kind comments about... More 

Andover, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We were accommodated here for four nights as part of a group of 20 guests in late May following a SAGA mess up which resulted in cancelled rooms in another Posada. The setting and rooms are fabulous and the building beautifully restored and very grand, However, bearing in mind that many of the SAGA people were elderly and my husband... More 

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Manager_Amares, Gerente at Pousada do Geres - Amares, Santa Maria do Bouro, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comments about your stay with us. Our level of service, customer satisfaction and indeed the whole experience of our guests is extremely important to us at the Pousada Mosteiro de Amares (Gerês-Amares). We have taken into consideration your comments about the mobility problems you encountered at the Pousada. Please be aware that this is... More 

New York
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20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We picked this out from the internet, but it was a great choice. The Pousada was in fantastic shape, and clearly had been renovated with care and attention to detail. The whole experience was excellent - the check in was quick and effortless, the room was great, and the place was excellent. We went to the restaurant one night, and... More 

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Manager_Amares, Gerente at Pousada do Geres - Amares, Santa Maria do Bouro, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your encouraging words about your stay with us. Our level of service, customer satisfaction and indeed the whole experience of our guests is extremely important to us at the Pousada de Santa Maria do Bouro. We are pleased to hear that our service and staff met with your standards. Thank you for your kind comments... More 

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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

This posada is amongst the finest hotels we have ever stayed at. The staff is attentive to your every need and finds a way to never say no. The food and wine is abundant and delicious. The buffet breakfasts are a plethora of choices. We stayed there 5 nights and never ran out of things to do and see. The... More 

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Manager_Amares, Gerente at Pousada do Geres - Amares, Santa Maria do Bouro, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your recent experience at the Pousada de Amares Monestary and would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your generous feedback. Is evident that we have made a long lasting impression. We are truly delighted to see that you enjoyed many aspects of your stay with us. The team will be thrilled... More 

Lelystad
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We stayed in September 2014 2 nights for the second time in this Pousada and again it was a wonderful experience, the restaurant was even better. The building is beautiful and the staff is very attentive, above all from the restaurant. We asked if they had a typical Portuguese dessert [arroz doce], they didn't, but because it was our last... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

My company (Expensify) goes overseas for a month every year, and this year we picked Portugal. We wanted to find a remote, castle-like location to work from for a week and after evaluating several locations, this was the obvious choice. We arrived with high expectations, and they were all exceeded in every way. The rooms are beautiful, the grounds well... More 

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Lydney, United Kingdom
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Great location, well off the beaten track and had the feeling of returning to pre-EU Portugal, the village is charming and largely unspoilt by insensitive new development and the pousada is a simply delightful converted monastery The public areas and the rooms are perfectly acceptable and our room has fine with a great view over a courtyard and out to... More 

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