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Mercearia da Vila

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Rua Cardeal Saraiva, no 34, 36, Ponte de Lima 4990-076, Portugal
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

We had a problem with gaining access to this absolutely gorgeous property right in the middle of town. We had arrived early in the morning, having skipped our walk since there was torrential rain. We could not check in then, but met with the owners who told us to come back between 2pm and 2.30pm. We then proceeded to spend... More 

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Nova Scotia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

A wonderful example of how well the Portuguese restore old buildings, making them comfortable whilst retaining the charms of the past. This is an extremely attractive small guesthouse (6 rooms) above a coffee shop which used to be a grocery store (hence the name of the inn "mercearia'). You enter thru the shop which serves excellent pastries and snacks and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

I stayed here for one night. This is a charming hotel with nice views and great attention to detail. The room was well decorated, the bed was comfortable and the owners were very helpful. Breakfast was lovely and the dining room is in an old shop with the original fittings still intact.

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Dublin, Ireland.
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

This hotel has been very well converted from an old shop to a boutique guesthouse. The rooms are very well designed and comfortable, it is clear that someone has a great eye for interior design. Breakfast in the old grocery shop was nice too and the staff were very good. However, at 65 Euro for a night it was the... More 

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

We Had the lovely garret room. The room had coffee and tea making equipment. Excellent shower with lots of power. Owners are very hospitable. Breakfast in the downstairs cafe was very good especially the cakes! Good location in centre of town by church. Church bells lend to the charming atmosphere.

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Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

This was a lovely hotel - very old school European with nice in-room amenities and very good service. Great location in the centre of town. Breakfast and bar service only so you're on your own for dinner - I'd suggest you go to Convento da Gula for a wonderful dinner. Plus is a small hotel with not many guestrooms -... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I stayed here on the second day of my hike on the Portuguese Camino. It is a lovely hotel with large airy rooms and quiet nights for good sleeping (after the church bells stop ringing at 2200h). The reception was welcoming and helpful (Raquel was the receptionist; she speaks very good English and is very helpful). It is in the... More 

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Guildford Surrey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Mercearia da Vila was an old grocery store that has been carefully converted upstairs to provide hotel style accommodation whilst the ground floor is now a bistro/cafe bar. The rooms are all individual design with en-suite facilities providing a very pleasing place to stay right in the heart of this beautiful old town. Breakfast was served downstairs and was very... More 

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Chobham, Surrey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We have just returned from a 4 night stay at Mercearia da Vila. The room we had booked was upstairs with a balcony but this is not a balcony to sit out on, only to stand and view the amazing town. The bedroom did have tea and coffee facilities which was good but the worst thing for us was the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

The hotel staff are really pleasant and this wonderful old building has been so sympathetically converted...it is like you are stepping back in time but with a modern approach to it all...odd but it works extremely well. Breakfast could have been a little better...old fruit and some cake, yoghurt and cereal...it was OK.Points d LMA is a Fab town on... More 

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