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Antigo Hotel da Penha

Rua Nossa Senhora da Penha, Guimaraes 4810-038, Portugal
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

If you want a change from accommodation in the middle of busy towns then this might be the place for you. Situated right at the top of the hill it has a magnificent view of Guimaraes. As others have said the hotel is a little tired and worn but it represents good value for money. The rooms were clean and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

We liked this rather run down hotel - surely ripe for renovation in this spot. The staff were few and charming and, as stated by another reviewer, the park of massive boulders beside is worth seeing. The strange church in the park pumps out a weird choice of music very loudly most of the day. On the whole an idiosyncratic... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

The room was fine, the meals better, but the hilltop and park it shares with the religious shrine is something you must not miss. It is many acres of huge boulders, a geological wonderland, beautifully overgrown, with alluring paths and vistas over the town of Guimaraes (arguably the most historic town in Portugal). It is a bit hard to find,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

While staying at the nearby pousada we were unable to make a restaurant reservation so went up the hill to hotel da Penha for dinner. Food was excellent, service first class and prices about half of those in the pousada plus a beautiful view across the city. On our next visit to Guimaraes we shall be staying here instead of... More 

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