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Pousada de Beja, Sao Francisco

#2 of 9 Hotels in Beja
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Largo D. Nuno Alvares Pereira, Beja 7801-901, Portugal
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Linschoten, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Friendly personnel at the reception. Nice room, clean and comfortable. Very rich breakfast. Have had dinner in the hotel. Was overall disappointing. Took a 3 course meal (menu). Quality below our standard. Personnel gave us clearly the idea that we had chosen the "poorman's" meal. We our confident that if you offer such a meal you should stick to your... More 

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Stenungsund, Sweden
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This Pousada is a pearl! The hotel is beautiful and very interesting and the superior rooms are comfortable and beautiful in every detail! The staff is extremely friendly and helpful and informative. The hotel has lots of amazing details and two big gothic churches. It has a nice terrace and a quiet garden with a swimming pool and we had... More 

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Manager_Alvito, Manager at Pousada de Beja, Sao Francisco, responded to this review

Dear Mr/s Charlottes, Thank you for your preference in Pousadas of Portugal as well as the dispatch of your sympathetic views on your stay at Pousada Convento Beja. It was with great pleasure that we read your positive comments on your experience at our pousada. They are words such as yours that actually encourage us and motivate us to continue... More 

Exeter
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Beja for two nights on our way to Redondo from Faro. The building is beautiful and interesting, the hotel is ideallysituated to explore the historic centre. The room we were allocated was not palatial but was certainly adequate for our needs with a fridge and was spacious enough to store everything. It felt as though we had... More 

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Manager_Alvito, Manager at Pousada de Beja, Sao Francisco, responded to this review

Dear Mr/s. Mo J, On behalf of the whole team at Pousada Convento Beja let me thank you for your interest and preference. We are fully committed on have a service of excellence to our guests and therefore it was with great pleasure that we read your positive comments on your experience at our pousada. We would like to inform... More 

Estoril, Portugal
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first time in this pousada was some years ago, some months after it opened. At that time and also this time, we were impressed by the sizes of the hall and the heigth of the ceilings - it is majestic. At that time the rooms were quite small and this time the same was truth. The rooms or at... More 

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Manager_Alvito, Manager at Pousada de Beja, Sao Francisco, responded to this review

Dear Mr. JHPT, Thank you for taking your valuable time to post a review in our page. We are fully committed on have a service of excellence to our guests so please be advised that, we have taken due note of the considerations as regards concerning Pousada Pousada Convento Beja. We present our sincerely apologies for the inconvenience, facing a... More 

London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

This is a beautiful building and a lovely spot for a tranquil couple of days. Just walking around the hotel is interesting. Yes, the heating was permentantly on in the bedroom, but we just opened the window (quite a novelty having to have a window open on 29th December). Very tastefully designed, and the bar is a wonderful spot for... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Needs urgent change in the kitchen and bathrooms.Food is way below par. Few choices on the Menu and food is fussy. Simplicity would be better. Breakfast is good and has a big choice. Asked for a double or king bed; got 2 singles.Heating was on permanently; no way to turn it down or off. Very bad image on TV. NO... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
11 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I stayed here with a friend at the end of a ten day tour of parts of medieval Portugal. Although tricky to find this posada exceeded expectations. You enter from the car park into an enormous space that takes you into a place that offered peace and tranquility. Our room was a twin bedded room, and as all such rooms... More 

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Orillia, Canada
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90 reviews 90 reviews
25 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This Pousada, in the heart of Beja, is a converted Monestary. It has been beautifully renovated and offers guests all the modern day conveniences in a centuries old setting. The staff are friendly and attentive. A special thanks to Anna at Reception who was so helpful. The Dining Room offers an excellent evening menu in a charming atmosphere and the... More 

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stratford-upon-avon
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32 reviews 32 reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We booked a 2 night stay at this Pousada which included 2 visits to local vineyards. We were driving up from the Algarve, so visited the first vineyard on the way up. It was an interesting place with a boutique hotel attached and a good restaurant where we had lunch which was included in the price of the offer. We... More 

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New York
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150 reviews 150 reviews
39 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Portuguese pousadas are equivalent to the Spanish paradores. This is a wonderful hotel in a beautiful city. If spending a night in a historic monastery is something you have considered, this is a great place for it. And it comes with modern conveniences. The rooms are of fair size and the charm of the monastery still exists. On the negative,... More 

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