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Convento do Espinheiro, Historic Hotel & Spa

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Canaviais, Evora 7005-839 Portugal
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Everyone needs a place to lay their weary head. For travellers 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, A Luxury Collection Hotel 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 room service and a concierge. 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 Italian restaurants. So when you’re here, be sure to check out popular spots like Ristorante Pizzeria L'Italiano, Pizzaria Horta Évora, and Pane & Vino, 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 travelling 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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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Hiking
Children's playground
Secured parking
Wifi
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Shallow end in pool
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Sauna
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Kids' meals
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Poolside bar
Tennis court
Canoeing offsite
Children's television networks
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Highchairs available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Head massage
Massage
Steam room
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Chapel / shrine
Concierge
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
Butler service
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
Extra long beds
Walk-in shower
Soundproof rooms
Bathrobes
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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English, French, Spanish, Portuguese
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Gianni N wrote a review 11 Jan
Geneva, Switzerland169 contributions72 helpful votes
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A Very Spacious and Pleasant 5* Convent Hotel Convento Espinheiro is indissolubly connected to the life of the Kings and Queens of Portugal who were used to express here their devotion as well as their generosity towards the Jeronimo’s monks founder of the convent. The structure is huge with an inhouse magnificent azulejos church, a secured inside parking in the middle of olive, lemon and orange trees. There is a functional underneath heated swimming pool of 15m long. A well stocked winery and related wine bar. The hotel has suitable facilities to welcome both marriage church celebrations and related parties. Every year, they organize about 35 marriages. The rooms are located either in the old aisle or in the new one. We stayed 4 nights in the suite design n° 154 in the new part. The space is wide with a large balcony with a garden view. The marble bathroom is wide with two basins, There is a jacuzzi bath tube and a glass separate shower. WC toilet is separated and suitable for people having a restricted mobility. The bathroom amenities “Bulgari” line were abundantly provided. The rich breakfast is served in a long and wide corridor where the cells of the monks were located. The service was very attentive to make us comfortable. Even with request such as red and black berries. With another local couple, we tried the Italian restaurant called “Olive” which is not at an acceptable level, considering the 5* classification of the Convento Espinheiro . Thank you for taking care of us. Gianni & Bea Novelli Geneva, Switzerland.
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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DAB wrote a review Dec 2021
Rhode Island40 contributions61 helpful votes
We stayed for two nights and wish we had stayed for a week. The staff is incredibly welcoming and helpful. Rooms are very comfortable. The Convent is filled with incredible history and the grounds manicured to perfection. We paid for the Full Board and were never disappointed by the meals, presentation and servers. Next time in Portugal we will return. The Spa services were very good. We had excellent massages.
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Date of stay: December 2021
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Lix wrote a review Dec 2021
Cascais, Portugal8 contributions5 helpful votes
I called to book a package with one the nicest rooms for my birthday. It's written in their website that they accept animals, so I booked them also - I have 2 very small dogs (chihuahua). I booked massages... and I was so happy to go there... I received a phone call saying that they DON'T ACCEPT 2 LITTLE DOGS, BUT ONLY 1 DOG, DOESN'T MATTER THE SIZE!!! I am so disappointed and they are not dog friendly.
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Date of stay: December 2021
Room Tip: If you like animals, don't book there!
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PamelaTR wrote a review Nov 2021
Long Island, New York311 contributions119 helpful votes
We had the pleasure of staying here for three nights while on our travels through Portugal. This hotel is picture perfect. Given the long history of the convent, the hotel, grounds, church and chapel have all been lovingly restored. The rooms have every modern convenience and the restaurants are delicious. I highly recommend this amazing hotel that exceeded our every expectation. Be sure to schedule the tour of the grounds and the wine tasting
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Date of stay: September 2021
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ccrosner wrote a review Oct 2021
Cape Cod, Massachusetts3665 contributions191 helpful votes
My husband and I spent two nights at the Convento while visiting Evora by car. What a beautiful, upscale spot this is. We didn't mind the less than 10 minute drive into Evora where free parking was easy to find. We had a premium room with a lovely view and balcony and found it to be very comfortable with a nice bathroom. It was the only hotel we stayed in during our trip that didn't have an espresso machine in it so I asked that they bring us one. Their response was to simply call room service and order it....we did and the coffee around in 2 minutes and was free! That's service. We had dinner in both Divinus and the pizza restaurant and enjoyed both of them. Breakfast was a buffet that was plentiful. And don't miss the afternoon tour of the facility and free wine tasting. And all of the staff was extremely friendly, kind and service-oriented.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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USD 157 - USD 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 DistrictEvoraCanaviais
NUMBER OF ROOMS
92
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Frequently Asked Questions about Convento do Espinheiro, Historic Hotel & Spa
Which popular attractions are close to Convento do Espinheiro, Historic Hotel & Spa?
Nearby attractions include Centro Histórico de Évora (4.7 km), Puzzle Room Évora (4.8 km), and Museu Nacional Frei Manuel do Cenáculo (4.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Convento do Espinheiro, Historic Hotel & Spa?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and free breakfast.
Which room amenities are available at Convento do Espinheiro, Historic Hotel & Spa?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Convento do Espinheiro, Historic Hotel & Spa?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Convento do Espinheiro, Historic Hotel & Spa?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Convento do Espinheiro, Historic Hotel & Spa?
Conveniently located restaurants include D'Ibérica Restaurant, Taberna Tipica Quarta Feira, and Botequim da Mouraria.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Convento do Espinheiro, Historic Hotel & Spa?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Convento do Espinheiro, Historic Hotel & Spa?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Convento do Espinheiro, Historic Hotel & Spa offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Convento do Espinheiro, Historic Hotel & Spa?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, and Portuguese.