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Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our room was large, clean and comfortable. We could open the floor-to-ceiling windows and hear at least two sets of church bells from Guimaraes chime the hour: charming. It's an easy walk down to the medieval centre of Guimaraes (about 15 minutes). The gardens are beautiful to wander around in. Staff was friendly and efficient. We had a drink at... More 

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Spittal an der Drau, Austria
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hotel in a former monastery - a wonderful location with a lot of atmosphere, a great place to stay longer; friendly staff, good breakfast, clean rooms, well equipped. The price - performance - ratio is fine. I would come again.

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Skipton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything about our short stay was top class. The room was very clean with toiletries provided. The staff were extremely polite and friendly. The pool and views were breathtaking. Breakfast was top class. The building itself was unbelievable and nothing like anywhere we have stayed before. The town itself was charming and the locals very friendly. The price of food... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of our favourite hotels on our trip in Portugal! Great setting, friendly service, peaceful and quiet botanical garden. Swimming pool with an amazing view on Guimaraes. Amazing setting if you want to escape from a busy life!

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Nyack, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Honestly, if you're in Portugal, you should strive to stay in the pousadas throughout the country as they are full of history and beauty. Some of them are pricey but some, like this, are also quite affordable. We recently went to the country and stayed in four different pousadas, and this, by far, was our favorite--a gorgeous 15th Century monastery... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

You must stay here. Truly impressive. Lovely room overlooking the valley. Very helpful and charming staff Beautiful gardens with a wonderful swimming pool. Food in the dining room - average. For some reason their email confirmation of our reservation showed their name as Pousada Monasterio. Our satnav could not identify it. We drove around and around following the signs to... More 

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Maria S, Manager at Pousada De Guimaraes Santa Marinha, responded to this review

Dear Customer, Thank you very much for choosing to stay at Pousada de Sta. Marinha and for taking the time to post your opinion, as it helps us to get better. Pousada Santa Marinha changed the name to Pousada Mosteiro de Guimarães recently, we are changing all the signs in Guimarães. Please accept our sincere apologies. Hope to be able... More 

Driffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

This Pousada is one of the best that we've visited. It has a great location, though not easy to find by sat nav. The staff were the most friendly of all pousadas. They really couldn't do enough for you. The building was magnificent, the pool and pool bar were an integrated part of the setup. It is hard to fault... More 

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Maria S, Manager at Pousada De Guimaraes Santa Marinha, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for having chosen Pousada Mosteiro de Guimaraes. We were very pleased to read how much you enjoyed your stay. We would be delighted to welcome you again Kind Regards More 

Wilmington, Delaware
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27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

Stayed here for a couple days and was amazed at the charm and beauty. The architecture is superb! The Pousada retained the old world style, but has great amenities. The breakfast is include and the menu is extensive to satisfy everyone's preference. The grounds are filled with interesting things to see and the pool is great. The staff is charming... More 

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Maria S, Manager at Pousada De Guimaraes Santa Marinha, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I would like to thank you for the time available in completing the questionnaire. We were delighted to read the kind comments on the performance and attitude of our team and their services as our facilities provided by the Pousada Mosteiro de Guimarães. We pride ourselves on our product and we work daily to achieve the lawful expectations... More 

Great Dunmow, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Having stayed just one night in this Pouada last year, we decided this year to stay for five nights and use it as a lovely base for touring the complete area. As with our last visit, we stayed in one of the newer superior rooms and although some aspects are looking tired, (the nap on the cloth of the chairs... More 

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Maria S, Manager at Pousada De Guimaraes Santa Marinha, responded to this review

Dear Customer, Thank you very much for choosing to stay at Pousada de Sta. Marinha and for taking the time to post your opinion, as it helps us to get better. We certainly enjoyed reading your review and we hope to be able to welcome you again in a near future. Best wishes. The Management More 

Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

Where does one begin? This really is the most delightful place. A vast converted monastery that has acres of space both inside and out that always allow you the freedom to be either alone or with a group. The accommodation was excellent, the situation brilliant and the staff couldn't have been more helpful. It's not cheap but you certainly get... More 

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Maria S, Manager at Pousada De Guimaraes Santa Marinha, responded to this review

Dear Customer, thank you for your wonderful remarks, which we have shared with our staff. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best wishes. The Management More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the city of Guimaraes, the Culture Capital of Europe 2012, you find the majestic Pousada de Santa Marinha, National Award of Architecture in 1985. The Pousada is a result of the restoration of the Monastery dos Agostinhos from the twelfth century. It is around 2 km from the historical centre of the city (classified as a Heritage Site by UNESCO). The Pousada de Santa Marinha is a fantastic escape, where tranquillity is an absolute certainty. Possessing a magnificent view of Guimaraes and considered the cradle city a cultural capital in 2012, where the first king of Portugal, D. Afonso Henriques was born. Guests can enjoy the outdoor pool or take walks through the scenic gardens of the Pousada or through the mountains of the historical city of Guimaraes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pousada De Guimaraes Santa Marinha

Address: Largo Domingos Leite Castro | Lugar da Costa, Guimaraes 4810-011, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Braga District > Guimaraes
Price Range: $91 - $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Pousada De Guimaraes Santa Marinha 4*
Number of rooms: 51
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