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Pousada De Guimaraes Santa Marinha

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Largo Domingos Leite de Castro | Lugar da Costa, Guimaraes 4810-011, Portugal
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Ranked #2 of 16 Hotels in Guimaraes
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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sydney,australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This Pousada in a converted monastery is steeped in history; has excellent service; huge, yet cosy, reception rooms; a spacious bedroom and ensuite; and beautifully, maintained gardens. It was a delight to stay here and we only regretted not to be able to settle in for a long stay!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We couldn't have had a better experience than at this historic Pousada housed in a renovated monastery with documented roots to at least the 10th Century. Service upon our(including arrival and throughout our stay was friendly, solicitous, and unpretentious. Try for a room on the 4th floor in the old monk's quarters - fantastic! Make sure to explore all corners... More

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Moorsel, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you drive up to the building it's really impressive. The old abbey is well kept and the fact that it is a hotel now is not apparent. The corridors inside breathe quiet and serenity. Very very friendly an helpful personnel. The restaurant is expensive price vs quality. Downtown you can find plenty of causy places to eat. Recommended!

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Zurich, Switzerland
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120 reviews 120 reviews
31 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would like to have been able to rate this as excellent because the service was excellent, and the entrance, living room and rooms in the main section worth going there for. The restaurant while limited has a menu of traditional food with a modern twist that is interesting. However the majority of the rooms are located in a wing... More

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

Excellent in every respect. A little more variety and daily change of the restaurant menu would make it even better. We stayed 3 nights in July and though we have stayed in the past in many of the Portuguese Pousadas when they were still Government owned and ran, we had never stayed at the Pousada de Santa Marinha before. We... More

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Bern, Switzerland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
28 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We spent two wonderful days in this beautiful place in a suite and enjoyed it greatly. The building itself is wonderful to explore with its many rooms and places to relax, the park invites for strolls among its trees, the restaurant is great and staff was very attentive, helpful and friendly throughout. We look forward to be able to come... More

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Manager_StMarinha, Gerente at Pousada De Guimaraes Santa Marinha, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for having chosen Pousadas de Portugal. We were very pleased to read how much you enjoyed your stay and and would also like to thank you for your positive comments on the staff, restaurant and atmosphere of the Pousada. We would love to welcome you again, Kind Regards More

Tucson, Arizona
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72 reviews 72 reviews
24 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Sitting atop Guimaraes, considered the first city of Portugal, this converted monastery was an absolute delight. The rooms are a bit small but historical since they are the converted monastery monk's cells. The views of the forest from our windows called me for a long walk that afternoon where I found ancient walls and fountains among the very old trees.... More

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Manager_StMarinha, Gerente at Pousada De Guimaraes Santa Marinha, responded to this review

Dear Customer, thank you for your wonderful remarks, which we have shared with our staff. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best wishes. The Management More

Los Osos, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Our stay at Santa Marinha was simply amazing from our beginning request to change to a room in the old quarter looking out over the city to our evenings on the terraces. We enjoyed time by the pool and also the walk down the cobblestone streets into the city. The breakfast was delightful in that there were many offerings and... More

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Manager_StMarinha, Gerente at Pousada De Guimaraes Santa Marinha, responded to this review

Dear Customer, we're glad you've enjoyed your stay. It is said that the Monastery was donated by D. Mafalda (wife of D. Afonso Henriques - first king of Portugal) to the canons of Saint Augustin order (1154). We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best wishes More

Oxford, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
15 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We stayed here in June 2014 as part of a coach tour of Portugal organised by a well known UK company. We had never been to Portugal before, and out holiday involved staying at 4 pousadas, of which this was the first. We were given large rooms in the extension, not in the main building. Our room was spacious with... More

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Manager_StMarinha, Gerente at Pousada De Guimaraes Santa Marinha, responded to this review

Dear Customer, thank you for your wonderful remarks, which we have shared with our staff. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best wishes. The Management More

Amsterdam
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49 reviews 49 reviews
26 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This Pousade deserves 5 "dots" for the place itself (beautiful old converted monastry), 4 dots for dinner but only 2 for the awful narrow (1,50 m.!!) beds which craks at every turn, as long as you do not fall out of them. and also 2 dots for the below standard breakfast at which you can serve yourselves with Nescafe. The... More

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Manager_StMarinha, Gerente at Pousada De Guimaraes Santa Marinha, responded to this review

Dear Customer, Thank you very much for choosing to stay at Pousada de Sta. Marinha and for taking the time to post your opinion, as it helps us to get better. We take all feedback seriously, and sincerely regret that we did not meet all your expectations. We hope you can choose again Pousadas de Portugal. Best Regards, The Management More

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Address: Largo Domingos Leite de Castro | Lugar da Costa, Guimaraes 4810-011, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Braga District > Guimaraes
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Pousada De Guimaraes Santa Marinha 4*
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