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Pousada de Tavira Historic Hotel

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua D. Paio Peres Correia, Tavira 8800-407, Portugal
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Ranked #3 of 16 hotels in Tavira
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2010
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sydney
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76 reviews 76 reviews
27 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2010

Tavira was our family's last stop in Portugal after two weeks of wonderful experiences. The night before we had stayed at the Pousada at Evora and had a delightful stay both in respect of the Pousada and Evora. The staff at Evora had said that the Pousada at Tavira was even nicer than that at Evora. It is no reflection... More

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Gibraltar
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67 reviews 67 reviews
28 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2009

We stayed in November 2009 at the Convento da Graca on our way home and had an outstandingly good impression of the pousada. The hotel as the name suggests, is a renovated convent with bags of character and history. The reception staff were very welcoming and friendly and spoke excellent English. We were given a beautiful room overlooking the gardens... More

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Switzerland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
24 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2009

This is a rather new poussada opened in a former convent. Accordingly, it is very inward looking, with the rooms giving on the inside courtyard, which also hosts the outside area of the bar and of the breakfast room. The bar also has a terrace with a city view. The rooms are a bit dark and loaded with furniture, but... More

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Stirling
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2009

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. The staff are polite but do keep very much in the background, maybe this is what some of the previous criticisms were about? It is a genteel kind of hotel with no touristy gimmicks, which suited us well. It is great to be staying in a hotel (and town) which has a completely mixed... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2009

This was our second stay in Tavira and in the Convento de Graca. We had a wonderful holiday there last year and were truly looking forward to our repeat visit this September when we booked in early August. About 10 days before our departure we were informed by email from a central booking "person" that there was an unforeseen event... More

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Dorset
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2009

We too had booked to stay in Tavira for a week, and we too were asked to stay in Estoi for the first two nights, because of a wedding in Tavira. We had a wonderful stay in Estoi.There was a horse Fair on for four days while we were there. The costumes were wonderful. It was lovely to mix with... More

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London
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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2009

We booked to stay at the Pousada in Tavira for a week in September. The booking was made in January 2009 but the week before we were due to arrive the hotel contacted us and told us that because of a wedding that they had taking place the weekend we arrived, we would be unable to stay for the first... More

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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2009

We enjoyed our stay, and as others have stated the staff is most helpful. We stayed in a superior room, and it was large and well appointed. We dined in the restaurant twice, and it was very good. Breakfast was a treat as well. Once again, the staff was wonderful. The location is perfect for exploring. The common areas are... More

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17 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2009

Beautiful place. The common areas are very opulent. the Pool and service at the pool was great. The breakfast is fantastic. The rooms are clean and neat, but not overwhelmingly impressive and could use a little touch. That being said, that is quite picky since the rooms are real nice, just not as such when compared with the common areas... More

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Orpington, Kent, UK
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25 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2009

This was the last of four Pousadas that we stayed in and (maybe because it was the latest to open?) the standards of service from the staff were noticably better than elsewhere. The buffet breakfast was more extensive too! An excellent conversion of a former convent, but difficult to find and not as well signed as other Pousadas. Tavira is... More

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Address: Rua D. Paio Peres Correia, Tavira 8800-407, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Tavira
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Pousada de Tavira Historic Hotel 5*
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Also Known As:
Pousada Convento Da Graca Tavira

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#2 Romantic Hotel in Tavira #3 Luxury Hotel in Tavira
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pousada de Tavira is set in the 16th-century St. Augustine’s Convent and is just a few minutes walk from the Roman Bridge over Gilao River. All of the rooms in this central Tavira hotel overlook the courtyard or the hotel’s pool garden, while some have balcony. Each has a private en-suite bathroom with tub and hairdryer. Guests can relax under shady umbrellas on the poolside sun loungers. A daily breakfast buffet is offered in the dining room or in the courtyard outdoors. The restaurant serves delectable local and international cuisine for lunch and dinner. Ilha de Tavira’s white beaches are situated just 15 minutes’ drive from the Pousada. Excellent golf opportunity is offered by Benamor Golfe Course, 7 km away. Plenty of restaurants are found near to the hotel. ... more   less 
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