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Hotel Convento de Sao Paulo

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Aldeia da Serra, Redondo 7170-120, Portugal
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lisbon, Portugal
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The perfect place to charge batteries The convent has a perfect location and a fabulous view. The two outdoor pools are highly seductive both for the start of the day (round pool) and for a sunset at sundown (rectangular pool) The treatment provided by the staff is without a doubt a 5 star service and a true business card not... More 

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Doorn, Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent. We stayed in a suite, which was well equipped. The restaurant was a bit of a disappointment: don't order the lamb en croute. I wasn't able to find any lamb under the crust. Maybe it was there... Because of the thick walls (just under a metre) wifi is restricted to the courtyard.

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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36 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

A converted convent, half way up a steep hill, stunning views, with a strong sense of times past. Courtyards, fountains, peaceful, comfortable , and really cheerful helpful staff. Want to come back. But no wi fi in the bedrooms, which is not realy acceptable in this day and age.

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Seattle, Washington
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33 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

In late December my partner and I spent the night in this beautiful place. The hotel is also a museum of hand painted tiles, azulejos, down every corridor and public space. The grounds near the hotel are nice quiet spaces to enjoy a bit of peace and history. The family that owns this place has transformed what might have fallen... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

The building, tiles, landscape are unmatchable. This place is not to be missed. Citrus trees bursting with ripe fruit in late December. Stylish restaurant, very friendly service there & throughout the hotel. Walk the hallways. It's better than most museums. Our room (super low price, off season) was in an out-building and a bit musty-smelling. But otherwise nice. Also, don't... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This place is a gem. We read about it in a food and wine article and checked it out. The food was great and the wine was fantastic and at a great price. We practically had the pools to ourselves. I had a little trouble sleeping because I thought there were ghosts.....considering we were steps away from the very old... More 

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Seattle
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Contrary to opinions expressed on TA we had a very different experience at the convento. We found our suite reeked, whether it was of age, mildew, or the fireplace, it was very unpleasant. We encountered similar smells elsewhere in the convento. The furniture was old and uncomfortable. The room was inhabited by inch and a half long black worms. All... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The hotel is in a old convent. Third time I stay in this hotel... I love the staff, love the facilities, and love the landscapes. This time the hotel had some new ecological windows, some bathroom were remodelate for better. The breakfast is nice, enough. Meals are ok, but I prefer to go visit some restaurante nearby, so I can... More 

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New York City, New York
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18 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This convent hotel was difficult to find but definitely worth it. We arrived late but in time for a late dinner in the cloister. The service was fine and the meal delicious. The next day we explored the historic property and were absolutely delighted by the tiles, the chapel, you name it. Definitely worth getting off the beaten track in... More 

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limassol
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

The setting and the views are beautiful. We stayed in a suite in the annex, which we liked better than the slightly more expensive room in the main building. We went for a swim and really enjoyed the peace and quiet. The service was good but the breakfast was only just acceptable. The cheese and ham were the cheapest quality... More 

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