The hotel is located at a dead end street across from an apartment and a pile of rubble. I had a lovely balcony as long as i did not look down. It looked up the hill to the university and to the river off to the right. And over a big pile of rubble and crud. Some rooms overlook the river and pool. Not sure why they didnt put us in one of those rooms with a view. The hotel did not have many guests at that time.
The rooms are very nice, clean, and comfortable. There was no furniture on the spacious balcony so we dragged chairs out from inside to enjoy our happy hour of local wine and olives.
The pool is very nice and there are lots of lounge chairs and umbrellas.
Breakfast buffet was nice.
It was not a long walk to the university or riverfront but was not real scenic along the way.
There is parking in an attached garage for a reasonable fee.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located in the historic town centre of Coimbra with an outstanding view over the Mondego River. The nearest airport is in Porto which is 137 km away. Established in 2010, this city hotel aims for a leisure environment but is also ideal for conferences and business traveling. With dance as a theme this hotel has a total of 229 rooms including 27 superior rooms and 18 junior suites. This hotel is fully equipped with a large convention centre with capacity for over 600 peoples, a Health Club with Gym and Spa, 2 restaurants and a bar. It offers to all its guests a 24-hour reception and check-out service, wheelchair access and lifts, Internet Wi-Fi access, laundry services and garage parking (the last 3 items have an extra cost associated). All rooms come with a private bathroom with a shower/bathtub and a hairdryer, direct line telephone, electronic safety door look, cable TV, Internet access (for an additional fee), a safe and a minibar, individually regulated air conditioning and 24 hour room service. This hotel offer free access to an outdoor swimming pool, a gym, sauna, steam room / Turkish and Jacuzzi. Guest can also visit our Spa Satsanga in search for Massages and Beauty treatments (all for an additional fee). Guests can select their breakfast from a buffet and the midday and evening meals may be enjoyed a la carte, from a buffet or in set menu form. ... more less
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