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Convento do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Canaviais, Evora 7005-839, Portugal
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Ranked #2 of 25 Hotels in Evora
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very fine hotel with many modern amenties, but I couldn't wait to leave. The main concierge guy kept running after my daughter and I shouting "Madame" as if I needed help just walking. Way too obsequious.

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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. We are happy to learn that you enjoyed the hotel and amenities provided, however, please accept our apologies for the inconvenience caused by our overly-obsequious team member. Kindest regards, More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel has a way of forcing you to relax, it's amazing. I spent a weekend in early August at this SPG property and wish I had spent more! The staff--from check-in to the poolside service-- were attentive, greeted you by name, and went out of their way to make me feel welcome and comfortable (I travelled alone). The grounds... 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 for your recent stay in Évora and we were delighted to read your kind words which I immediately shared with our team as I believe that the recognition of our valuable guests is undoubtedly the best motivation that we can have! It... More

Branford, Connecticut
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely stay in this stunning place. Do stay in the "modern" rooms, much nicer and more recently furnished than the normal "deluxe ones". They are also slightly bigger (but further away from the reception area). Very good beds, nice shower. Free wifi everywhere (though it did not always work great around the swimming pool). Nice and helpful reception. Service... 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 Advisor. It was indeed a pleasure to read you kind words and to learn that you enjoyed your stay at our property. We sincerely apologize however for the confusion regarding the... More

London
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A tremendous greeting courtesy of Fabio and Ricardo welcomed us to what we consider to be a fantastic discovery - made all the better with a small glass of Portuguese liquor at check-in! We enjoyed a Design Room, complete with balcony overlooking the formal gardens. Breakfast is a feast including local fizz to get the day off to a great... 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 your kind words which have made us tremendously happy and very proud! How wonderful to learn that you and your family enjoyed your stay at this unique Convent as well as the service provided by our young team, with whom we've already shared your words. We truly hope to have the pleasure of... More

Burnaby
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103 reviews 103 reviews
44 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked 5 nights in July at this property. It is beautiful, its not my favourite SPG property, but its very close to the top. From arrival to departure the setting is enhanced by the committed staff. Maria and Patrick our outstanding. They manage and cater to the guests seemingly anchored to the reception desk. I would return to see... 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 your preference for Convento do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa and for sharing your kind comments through Trip Advisor. We are very happy to learn that you enjoyed a relaxing stay in our beautiful region and also the hotel and services provided by our young team and we hope that we may have... More

Belfast, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
26 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This former monastery has been tastefully refurbished and modern rooms have been added on. It is surrounded by spacious grounds and has a very nice pool area plus tennis courts. We were welcomed by the friendly and knowledgeable Ricardo - who was totally committed to guest satisfaction. The staff at the pool bar and at breakfast were professional, friendly and... 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 having chosen Convento do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa and for taking the time to share your opinion through Trip Advisor. We have made good note of the various points that were not totally up to your expectations and we thank you for your suggestions as we are totally... More

Guelph, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

An absolutely beautiful experience. From the moment we walked in the the door experiencing this hotel was awesome. We were greeted by at least 5 people including the general manager who made the check in a part of the experience by giving us a brief history lesson on the convent, which was really a monastery. We were offered a typical... More

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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 indeed a pleasure to read your kind words and to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us, at this unique property where so much of the history of our... More

Lisbon
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

A/c didn't work properly.. Bathroom and hallways were incredibly hot. Didn't refill shower gel. Bathtub wasn't working (only the walk-in shower was). The staff was nice. We were allowed late checkout.

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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. We are sorry that not everything about your stay was up to your expectations, however we thank you for your comments which have helped us to avoid similar situations in the future. Thank you again for your preference, and we hope to have the... More

San Antonio, Texas
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177 reviews 177 reviews
55 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This hotel is a former 15th century convent and is now a beautiful modern hotel built around all the histroy. we had a very nice room, no patio, but a very nice view of the grounds and surroundering countryside. the inside pool was very nice and cool, outside it was very warm, so this was a nice option. the restaurant... 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 your preference for Convento do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection hotel & Spa and for sharing your kind comments through Trip Advisor. It is a pleasure to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope that we may have the opportunity to welcome you back in the near future. Best regards, More

Calgary, Alberta
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

The hotel was a bit harder to find with our GPS - so eventually if you type in Espinheiro it will lead us 1 block away from the property. The hotel is spg at its best and has excellent service. Great deal with cash and points as we paid $40 euros a night with 5000 spg points!! a WOW deal!... 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 learn that you enjoyed your stay at our property and enjoyed visiting Évora which is undoubtedly one of the jewels of our country. We hope to have... More

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Address: Canaviais, Evora 7005-839, Portugal
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Location: Portugal > Alentejo > Evora District > Evora
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Convento do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa 5*
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