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Convento do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa

#2 of 25 Hotels in Evora
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Canaviais, Evora 7005-839, Portugal
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful hotel, well restored with quirky original features. Thoroughly enjoyed my excellent spa treatment and facilities. Wine tasting was offered daily which was enjoyable and informative. Taxis into evora were reasonable (about 6€ from memory) and it was a lovely location having views across countryside. Would definitely stay again and would recommend.

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Maria C, General Manager at Convento do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your preference. it was a pleasure to learn that you enjoyed your stay at Convento do Espinheiro, and we hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards, More 

Greenwich, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the pleasure of staying here last June. My wife and I were treating my Portuguese parents to a 60th wedding anniversary vacation and we hit Evora for 2 days. This hotel was outstanding; the service excellent. Knowing it was my parents anniversary, they had complementary champagne and pastries waiting for them. The church on the property is very... More 

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Maria C, General Manager at Convento do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you so much for having chosen Convento do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa and for taking the time to share your opinion through Trip Adivosr. It was indeed a pleasure to learn that you enhoyed your stay at this unique property which we are all so proud of, and we truly hope that you may... More 

Montclair, New Jersey, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We rented a car in Lisbon and drove to Evora for an overnight stay. Booked a night at the Convento after reading about it in a NYT article about Evora--and was so glad we stayed there. Granted, we were there on a Tuesday night in the off-season (March), so it was SUPER quiet, with maybe ten other guests. We were... More 

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Maria C, General Manager at Convento do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank yo so much for having chosen Convento do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa and for taking the time to share your opinion through TripAdvisor. It was indeed a pleasure to learn that your stay made this side-trip worth your while and that you manged to enjoy the tour of this historical convent which we are... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

good service, food and spa it was my third visit, the new section of the hotel is better than the old section (convent). Évora is near by with plenty of things to see, and very good restaurants,be carefull some of them are very expensive ask at the hotel to recommend one with good prices , the quality of the food... More 

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Maria C, General Manager at Convento do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for your preference and also for taking the time to share your opinion through Trip Advisor and for taking the time to share your opinion through Trip Advisor. It was a pleasure to learn that you enjoyed your stay and we hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the... More 

Lisbon, Portugal
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251 reviews 251 reviews
98 hotel reviews
290 helpful votes 290 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friends stayed here while I chose to stay closer to the city center at another more affordable hotel. Trip was only one night and didn't see the value of spending much to simply sleep at the hotel and not enjoy the facilities during warmer weather. I was with them when they checked in and had a chance to see the... More 

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Maria C, General Manager at Convento do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank yo so much for your kind words and for taking the time to share them on Trip Adivsor. We truly hope that we may have the pleausre of welcoming you some time soon for a stay at Convento do Espinheiro. Kind regards, More 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Assuming you have a car at your disposal, it is worth staying at Convento do Espinheiro, located out side the bounderies of historic Evora. The staff is helpful and efficient. The Monastery building, which can be visited in a daily tour, is amazing. The hotel provides extremely comfortable accommodation, spa service / heated pool and a fine breakfast selection. Do... More 

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Maria C, General Manager at Convento do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for having chosen Convento do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection hotel & Spa and for taking the time to share your opinion on Trip Advisor. It was a pleasure to read that you enjoyed your stay at this unique property which we are indeed so proud of and we hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you... More 

Kingston, Massachusetts
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90 reviews 90 reviews
21 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

This hotel has it all. It's in a converted monastery but there is no scrimping on luxury here. The rooms are top notch with lovely amenities. My room has a small balcony overlooking the ground and it was a treat to sit out there, put my feet up after a long day of sightseeing and walking, and sip the welcoming... More 

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Maria C, General Manager at Convento do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for having chosen Convento do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa and for taking the time to share your opinion on TripAdvisor. It was indeed a pleasure to read your kind words and we are truly happy to learn that you enjoyed your stay in this unique ancient monstery which we are so... More 

Princeton, New Jersey
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86 reviews 86 reviews
10 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

This hotel is in a converted monastery (although sometimes referred to as a convent). Somebody spent millions updating this impressive, historic monastery. We had a Deluxe Heritage room in the old part of the hotel and it was fabulous. The staff is wonderful and the building itself is fun to walk around. Take the 5 pm tour and enjoy the... More 

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Maria C, General Manager at Convento do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for having takebn the time to share your opinion about your recent stay at Convento do Espinheiro. It was indeed a pleasure to read your kind words and to learn that you enjoyed your stay and the recovery of this beautiful convent which treasures so much of the history of our country. We hope... More 

Washington DC
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Situated a few minutes outside of town, this convent-turned-hotel should be a destination in and of itself. The public spaces are breathtaking -- including the original chapel, which remains largely intact. The grounds have evolved from contemplative to indulgent; it's hard to imagine the nun's had such a nice pool. (Pools, actually.) A fantastic breakfast spread served in the vaulted... More 

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Maria C, General Manager at Convento do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for having chosen Convento do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa and for taking the time to share your opinion through Trip Advisor. It was a pleasure to read your kind words and to learn that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back to Évora! Kind regards, More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This place is amazing! The staff went above and beyond during our short stay. Everyone was so helpful giving us directions to Evora, helping us pick out delicious wines after the complimentary wine tasting, etc. At 1:00am I even called to ask about extra US plug converters and someone was at my door within 5 minutes with a whole box... More 

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Maria C, Gerente geral at Convento do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for having chosen Convento do Espinheiro A Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa on your recent visit to Portugal and also for sharing your kind comments and photos on Trip Advisor. It is a pleasure to learn that you enjoyed your stay as well as the service provided by our young team and we hope to have... More 

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