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Convento de Balsamao

Balsamao | Macedo de Cavaleiros, Chacim 5340-091, Portugal
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 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 August 11, 2011

Don't they say "location, location and location". In way, they could be referring to Balsamão. The Convento de Balsamão lies on top of a view overlooking the surrounding valleys. The closest village, Chacim, is still a short drive away, though it is not far from Macedo de Cavaleiros and the highway. When we got there, after driving the "mountain pass"... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2010

away from the crowds - renovated church is beautiful

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2008

The convent is located at the top of a hill with a steep road leading to the small parking area in front of the Church and hall. The views of the neighboring countryside are astounding. For a basic room to sleep this wasn't bad. The room was spare with two twin-sized beds, a small desk and night stand, a sizeable... More 

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