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Convento do Espinheiro, Historic Hotel & Spa

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Canaviais 7005-839 Portugal
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Everyone needs a place to lay their weary head. For travelers visiting Evora, Convento do Espinheiro, Historic Hotel & Spa is an excellent choice for rest and rejuvenation. Well-known for its romantic environment and proximity to great restaurants and attractions, Convento do Espinheiro, Historic Hotel & Spa makes it easy to enjoy the best of Evora.

Rooms at Convento do Espinheiro, Historic Hotel & Spa provide a flat screen TV, air conditioning, and a minibar, and guests can stay connected with free wifi.

In addition, while staying at Convento Do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection Hotel guests have access to a concierge and room service. You can also enjoy a pool and free breakfast. Need a place to park? Free parking is available at Convento Do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection Hotel.

Given the close proximity of popular landmarks, such as University of Evora (2.2 mi) and Silver Water Aqueduct (2.2 mi), guests of Convento Do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection Hotel can easily experience some of Evora's most well known attractions.

Evora has plenty of cafes. So when you’re here, be sure to check out popular spots like Pastelaria Conventual Pao de Rala, Fabrica dos Pasteis, and Le Boudoir, which are serving up some great dishes.

If you’re looking for things to do, you can check out Anta Grande do Zambujeiro (Évora) (1.2 mi) or Church of Nossa Senhora do Espinheiro (1.0 mi), which are popular attractions amongst tourists, and they are all within walking distance.

Whether you’re traveling for business, pleasure or both, Convento do Espinheiro, Historic Hotel & Spa is sure to make your visit to Evora one worth remembering.

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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Tennis court
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Parking
Wifi
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Fitness / spa locker rooms
Sauna
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Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Poolside bar
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
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Chapel / shrine
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Bruno A wrote a review Jun 3
Harrison, New Jersey12 contributions1 helpful vote
Truly blessed to visit this historical place. The staff is incredibly friendly and super attentive. So magical, stunning rooms, beautiful vineyards and delicious food. Teleport me please. Well done. See you soon.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Traveled solo
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gleneater wrote a review May 2021
York, United Kingdom14 contributions6 helpful votes
Incredible experience in this former convent 5 star hotel. Everything and I mean everything is first rate, meals, service etc. It’s setting, the decoration, the retained church and cloisters are unique. The Michelin standard meals in former cellar and its own wine label and wine tasting are not to be missed. Great pool and chill out gardens. We will be returning soon.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Leda wrote a review May 2021
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This is an oasis near Evora. Staff is excellent, the bed is amazing. It's peaceful, quiet and the food is AMAZING. I will miss jogging around the hotel during early morning, seeing wild rabbits and birds. My daughter had a blast with the pool, playground. My husband could work during our stay. PERFECT VACATION!
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Date of stay: May 2021
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Response from Filipa Oliveira, Other at Convento do Espinheiro, Historic Hotel & Spa
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Guest, Thank you so much for having chosen Convento do Espinheiro for your recent stay in Évora and for your wonderful review. We are so happy to learn that you and your family enjoyed your experience at this unique property which we are so proud of and we hope to have the chance of welcoming you back soon. Kindest regards, Filipa Oliveira Operations Manager
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cyberl wrote a review Oct 2020
Bloomington, IN and Lisbon, Portugal10 contributions8 helpful votes
The Hotel and facilities are exceptional. Beautiful and a great place to rest, enjoy some history and see Evora and surrounding areas. Staff was exceptionally nice and competent. The old monastery is worth a visit on its own. Unfortunately, during our stay, the Hotel organized a wedding ceremony with more than 100 people which is illegal during the COVID-19 restrictions set in place in Portugal (gatherings of more than 20 people are not allowed, neither are bars and discos allowed to have live music and dancing events). The hotel advertises the "Clean & Safe" seal from the Portuguese tourism board, but this was clearly a breach of the requirements for that seal. During a portion of the ceremony, wedding guests were roaming the public areas of the restaurant, bar, lounge, corridors, wine cellar areas, maskless and speaking loud. Part of the wedding was in the monastery cloisters where a band played and guests were drinking and singing loudly, which is completely illegal during the pandemic, even in a partially outdoors location such as the cloisters. Not only did this wedding create a huge potential for a super-spreading event, it put all the remaining guests and employees at risk. We would definitely not have gone to this hotel had we known such events were organized there during the pandemic.
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Response from Filipa Oliveira, Other at Convento do Espinheiro, Historic Hotel & Spa
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Guest, Thank you for having chosen Convento do Espinheiro and for taking the time to evaluate your stay.. We regret however that not all aspects of your experience lived up to your expectations. We do in fact posses the Clean&Safe seal and thus our events comply to the safety regulations which in this case limit the number of attendees to the capacity of the space used for the event. However, we agree that unfortunately some guests did not comply with the rules, and therefore our team was obliged to approach guests individually, regarding their behaviour. We are sorry about the discomfort caused and we may assure you that all aspects of safety are taken very seriously by our team. We hope that despite this unfortunate particular situation we may have the chance of welcoming you back to Convento do Espinheiro. Kind regards, Filipa Oliveira Operations Manager
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Rower66 wrote a review Oct 2020
York, United Kingdom48 contributions50 helpful votes
Beautiful hotel, the public spaces in this hotel were beautifully renovated. Great staff, the Divinius restaurant was also very good and we enjoyed the immaculate pool area. The Covid restrictions did not impact our stay at all, very safe and secure.
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Response from Filipa Oliveira, Other at Convento do Espinheiro, Historic Hotel & Spa
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Guest, thank you for your preference and for your wonderful feedback which we were delighted to read. We hope we may have the chance of welcoming you back soon to Convento do Espinheiro! Kindest regards, Filipa Oliveira Operations Manager
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PRICE RANGE
$157 - $242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
convento do espinheiro, a luxury collection hotel and spa, convento do espinheiro heritage hotel
LOCATION
PortugalAlentejoEvora DistrictCanaviais
NUMBER OF ROOMS
92
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