This is a very unique hotel experience as much of the hotel is housed in a former convent with a lot history as well as a stunning chapel. Definitely take advantage of the short history tour. Our room had a nice view of the pool, garden a d countryside. The room itself was nice if not outstanding, as it wasn't very large and the decor felt a bit dated. But overall it was comfortable. The Divinus restaurant was worth a visit. We really enjoyed our dinner there. The included breakfast was also there and was good. One thing to be aware is that the hotel is a 10 minute or so drive into the town.
My daughter and I loved this hotel and enjoyed our spa day at the end of a week in Portugal. The room was spacious, offered a quiet location away from elevators and other guests at the end of the hall. The property is a bit of a maze to find your way around, but in a way that was part of the charm. The wine cellar had been turned into a restaurant for breakfast which was unique. The breakfast buffet was superb with excellent service. My only suggestion is to add the 2-ply tissue in the hotel rooms that are provided in the common areas near receptions and weddings. This is a tell of a property trying to save money on guest rooms. All the luxury hotels have the best amenities in the rooms. This one did not.
This hotel is one of the posadas of Portugal. It is near Evora and we spent two nights. The hotel is a former convent and they offer a daily tour of the property as well as a wine tasting. There is a large pool area with lots of space to spread out and relax. The room was five star and we throughly enjoyed our stay there.
We felt lucky to stay here. The former monastery is full of interesting rooms, a fantastic pool and spa area and a very good restaurant. The chapel is on another level. Staff was helpful and the rooms are spacious with balconies.
The historic monastery has been beautifully retorde, and new hotel room wings were added. The original monastery building is wonderful - the reception area, the bar, the monks’ old dining room (now similar to a living room), the old wine cellar now a restaurant, a beautiful large chapel, etc. It is worth just taking a tour to discover the history. The rooms in the new wings (there are rooms in the old monastery but we did not stay there) are large and comfortable, with nice terraces. It can be a bit of a walk to your room depending on the location. The outdoor pools, including kids pools, are very nice, set among the attractive grounds of the property. The indoor spa area is nice as well. The food is excellent. It is close to Evora; a perfect place to stay for visiting Evora or other areas of the Alentejo.…
Superior hotel with excellent rooms, food and grounds. The hotel has all you can ask for with quite and very well maintained rooms and excellent dining. Both diner and the morning buffet breakfast were amazing. The grounds of this converted convent are beautiful and make a great stroll. Easy to get to, check in and park.
Beautiful place to stay. The food was great, the staff was friendly. The outdoor pool was cold, we didn’t try the indoor pool. The wine tasting was fun. I wish that we could have stayed longer. A relaxing place.
The hotel property is housed in a 15th century convent with church, cloister, etc. Its an amazing property to explore. Traditional rooms are located in the main, historic buildings, and more rooms in a more modern setting are in attached newer wings. The newer rooms, where we stayed, are very comfortable, very nice. The breakfast had many hot and cold selections - all very good. Our only regret is that we could not get a reservation in the main, Portuguese dining room. Already full when we arrived. Best to make this reservation ahead of arrival. A wine tasting is included - excellent wines and a good introduction to Alentejo wines. Tours of the campus are also included. Hotel is a few minute drive into historic Evora.
We loved this unique hotel. The wedding chapel is amazing. Staff was very friendly and it was immaculate. Evora was a wonderful place to tour:cathedral, Roman ruins, shopping street and cafes. The Chapel of the Bones and the Nativity displays were stunning.
This hotel is one of the nicest places I have ever stayed in my life. The food was excellent, the grounds delightful, the pool and spa very relaxing and the rooms lovely. I would love to stay here again for a long, quiet break.