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Pousada Convento de Vila Vicosa

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The Pousada Convento de Vila Viçosa, located in the region of Alto Alentejo, is located close to the historical centre of Vila Viçosa and is surrounded by beautiful gardens. Situated between Elvas, Borba and Redondo, Vila Viçosa is a quaint village, rich with history. The Pousada is located in the former Convent of the Chagas de Cristo, built on the orders of Jaime IV, Duke of Bragança, in the 16th century. During your stay you can enjoy the outdoor swimming pool, have fun in the games room and relax in the drawing room that also has a piano. For your meals, we have a restaurant and a bar. The rooms are decorated in warm colours and are equipped with television and free Wi-Fi. There are 11 themed rooms with decoration and elements unique to each one.
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Property amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Free Internet
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Wheelchair Access
Public Wifi
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Outdoor pool
Breakfast Available
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
Minibar
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Quirky Hotels
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

Very pleasant and relaxing experience in an impressive atmosphere. The location is excellent in a rich and tranquil environment surrounded by history and historical buildings all around. Good and informative staff always ready to help.More

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Date of stay: October 2018
Thank JDRT1948
Response from Sérgio D, Gerente at Pousada Convento de Vila VicosaResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear JDRT1948, Thank you very much for choosing to stay at Pousada Convento de Vila Viçosa Historic Hotel and for taking your valuable time to complete our survey, which we carefully read. The opinions of our guests are extremely helpful allowing us to keep on...More

Reviewed 26 October 2018

Located in the centre of an historic town, the Pousada of Vila Vicosa is bedecked with history. Formerly the Convent of Chagas de Cristo, this hotel is full of character with themed rooms and many associated legends. The convent’s cells, retreats and oratories have been...More

Review collected in partnership with Pestana Hotel Group
Date of stay: October 2018
1  Thank Machado75
Response from Sérgio D, Gerente at Pousada Convento de Vila VicosaResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Machado75, Thank you very much for choosing to stay at Pousada Convento de Vila Viçosa Historic Hotel and for taking your valuable time to complete our survey, which we carefully read. The opinions of our guests are extremely helpful allowing us to keep on...More

Reviewed 21 October 2018

Surrounded by history, living in comfort and looked after by amazing personnel. High quality food in restaurant. The perfect location. It seemed only yesterday the monks were walking the cloister. Well done!More

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Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Michel346
Response from Sérgio D, Gerente at Pousada Convento de Vila VicosaResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Michel346, Thank you very much for choosing to stay at Pousada Convento de Vila Viçosa Historic Hotel and for taking your valuable time to complete our survey, which we carefully read. The opinions of our guests are extremely helpful allowing us to keep on...More

Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Friendly and professional attention at reception; fantastic room; many facilities and good service from friendly staff. Restaurant up to expectations. The building is very impressive. Can recommend withoyt hesitationMore

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank catullevirgile
Response from Sérgio D, Gerente at Pousada Convento de Vila VicosaResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Nico O, Thank you very much for choosing to stay at Pousada Convento de Vila Viçosa Historic Hotel and for taking your valuable time to complete our survey, which we carefully read. The opinions of our guests are extremely helpful allowing us to keep...More

Reviewed 20 October 2018

We stayed for just one night during our drive down to The Algarve, I could have stayed a week. So much history, atmosphere and lovely service too. Our room was huge and decorated in keeping with the age of the property. Lovely balcony overlooking the...More

Date of stay: April 2018
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Response from Sérgio D, Gerente at Pousada Convento de Vila VicosaResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear AgentNikky, Thank you very much for choosing to stay at Pousada Convento de Vila Viçosa Historic Hotel and for taking your valuable time to complete our survey, which we carefully read. The opinions of our guests are extremely helpful allowing us to keep on...More

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"Room 1006 is a big double room. Room 1010 has less natural light"
TheHorseys
19 Oct 2018
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"Rooms on the back side are quieter."
odettes675
19 Jun 2018
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"Rooms overlooking the gardens would probably be quieter."
968susied
2 May 2018
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"Very quiet area. Great location. Any room would be excellent"
rbthodge
21 Mar 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$70 - US$146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
PortugalAlentejoEvora DistrictVila Vicosa
NUMBER OF ROOMS
39
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