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Hampshire
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223 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have given this heading simply because we stayed here as part of a Titan Tour (staying 3 nights) & we had a free day in that time, which was soooo boring!!! Please bear in mind if you stay at this lovely property it is very remote, set in a little hamlet with just one shop & a small cafe.... More 

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Maria J, Gerente at Pousada de Vila Pouca da Beira, responded to this review

Dear Pearl65! Thank you for your testimony that was kind enough to publish on Trip Advisor! We are certain that your report will be very useful for other travelers feel compelled to seek us and through the Pousada Convento de Vila Pouca da Beira, Historic Hotel, discover the beautiful region of Central Portugal, where history and Nature coexist harmoniously. The... More 

Seaton, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can highly recommend this pousada. The atmosphere is warm and relaxing, the food wonderful and of course the staff are friendly and helpful. My room was large and comfortable and overlooked the wide valley. The hotel is very quiet and is therefore great for a restful stay. A walk into the quaint nearby village is a must and if... More 

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Maria J, Gerente at Pousada de Vila Pouca da Beira, responded to this review

Dear Jenny W, Thank you for so much for your kind comments, that can be read by many followers of Trip Advisor around the world! Your inspiring witness surely will motivate other travelers looking for meet the Central Region of Portugal, getting hosted in the Historic Pousada Convento de Vila Pouca da Beira, where one breathes History, Culture and Nature... More 

Evesham U.K.
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67 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This pousada hit all the right notes for us. Good rooms, friendly staff and acceptable food. It is stunningly situated with a vineyard leading down to the pool complex. The rooms were large, beds excellent and the bathroom great with plenty of hot water for the shower. We went on the village tour as suggested by the hotel. DON'T do... More 

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Maria J, Gerente at Pousada de Vila Pouca da Beira, responded to this review

Dear Norman White, Thank you for the kind comments and the description of the Inn. We were delighted to hear that you feel good in your House. The staff works with a lot of passion to provide "THE TIME OF YOUR LIVE" and welfare to those who visit us and willing to meet the needs of customers, through its recognition... More 

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Pousada Convento Vila Pouca da Beira is located in the beautiful mountain range, Serra da Estrela and Serra do Acor. The scenery, naturally, is quite stunning! The pousada was originally a convent and was built in the last quarter of the 18th century, but it is now renovated hotel with 24 rooms in the main building, and a further... More 

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Maria J, Gerente at Pousada de Vila Pouca da Beira, responded to this review

Dear ColinDick, We are very grateful for the testimony published on Trip Advisor! The description of the Pousada and surrounding is truly fantastic and realistic. Through your look and experience at Pousada Convento de Vila Pouca da Beira, Historic Hotel, the traveler can perceive how the hotel is relaxing, inviting to contemplation and to the discovery the history and the... More 

Lisbon, Portugal
1 review
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Wow! Beautiful view, amazing Portuguese food and great and warmful staff. Thank you for everything during our stay. I will be back for sure. A special thank to Maria Jose Garcez and Tito. You made our trip fantastic!

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Maria J, Gerente at Pousada de Vila Pouca da Beira, responded to this review

What a reward! The whole team loves your warm testimony that fills us with pride for having contributed to your stay in this majestic Pousada Convento de Vila Pouca da Beira, was full of Unforgettable Moments! It's part of our DNA to accommodate each client, each visitor, as if it were part of the family and, what else, our ambition... More 

Santa Cruz da Graciosa, Azores, Portugal
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28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

I stayed here for three nights with Titan on their Designs of Portugal holiday. What a beautiful pousada with terraces, vineyards, gardens and swimming pool, surrounded by breathtaking scenery. My room was large with a very comfortable double bed and excellent air conditioning (we were having a minor heat wave!) so I slept well snuggled under the duvet. This was... More 

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Maria J, Gerente at Pousada de Vila Pouca da Beira, responded to this review

Dear Ann! Thank you for your testimony that was kind enough to publish on Trip Advisor! We are certain that your report will be very useful for other travelers feel compelled to seek us and through the Pousada Convento de Vila Pouca da Beira, Historic Hotel, discover the beautiful region of Central Portugal, where history and Nature coexist harmoniously. The... More 

Warwick, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Booked for 1 night as stopover between Lisbon and Salamanca. The renovated convent is set in vineyards with views from the terrace and swimming pool across the valley to the mountains opposite. Our family room was spacious and comfortable. We ate in the restaurant (there are few alternatives nearby), and the food was excellent. Overall ideal for a chilled out... More 

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Maria J, Gerente at Pousada de Vila Pouca da Beira, responded to this review

Dear Jon, I want to thank you, on my own behalf and all my team the wonderful comments you send us! In fact, your words convey clearly what the traveler can find in this Hotel, located in the very central part of Portugal: Monumentality, History, Culture, Nature, vibrant paradise surroundings, gastronomy, comfort and well-being. In the Pousada Convento de Vila... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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203 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

In a wonderful setting with views over a vineyard to mountains beyond. Public rooms and corridors very evocative of the convent it once was. Many rooms were apparently superb but (as singles often do) I drew the short straw. Nothing wrong with the room in terms of size, comfort and facilities (except no coffee making) but it had no balcony... More 

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Maria J, Gerente at Pousada de Vila Pouca da Beira, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Pousada Convento de Vila Pouca da Beira and the comments that you were kind enough to publish in this site, in the certainty that your feedback encourages us to improve some aspects of our service to the full satisfaction of who visits us! Check back often! More 

Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We visited this pousada as part of a Titan Group "Designs of Portugal" tour, we had three nights half board. We had a lovely modern room and the beds were very comfortable, Plenty of wardrobe space and a free safe.Very good curtains block the light out which is lovely when you sleep. No tea or coffee making facilities, If you... More 

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Maria J, Gerente at Pousada de Vila Pouca da Beira, responded to this review

In my personal name and the whole team at the Pousada Convento de Vila Pouca da Beira, testimony that was kind enough to publish in Trip Advisor after your stay of 3 days. It is with great joy that this Pousada of Portugal welcomes every week the members of the prestigious TiTAN partner and all provide the best of our... More 

Antwerp, Belgium
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64 reviews
52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

We stayed here for 1 night in the suite, which was very big and offered nice views on the property. The room was nicely decorated with a big bathroom, seating area and huge terrace, but as a minor point: we missed a coffee maker in the room. The big pool was a delight for us. We had dinner in the... More 

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Maria J, Gerente at Pousada de Vila Pouca da Beira, responded to this review

Dear customer, I want to express my thanks for providing some of your time to share with other travelers the experience you had at Pousada Convento de Vila Pouca da Beira, Historic Hotel. This Pousada de Portugal, located in the central part of Portugal, close to the imposing mountains of Estrela and Açor, is a historic building (Convent) converted into... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Internet
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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  • Room Service
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pousada Vila Pouca da Beira was a convent located in central Portugal, Oliveira County Hospital, about 45 minutes from the city of Coimbra. The Pousada, Historic Hotel is located near the Star Mountains and the Hawk, that can be seen on the horizon! Pousada Vila Little Convent of Beira is an historic building, where the story is told every time. There is plenty to discover in its interior and exterior. All spaces coexist harmoniously with the surroundings characterized by the presence of vineyards, olive grove, of Cedar Grove, the terraces and patios own a convent, without forgetting the Cloister! The outdoor swimming pool for adults and children, playground, tennis court, as well as all existing and landscape surrounding rural environment, make our visitors find what you need: be quiet, contemplation, outdoor activities, sports, culture ... the region is rich in all its parts, and can start at Pousada Convento de Belmonte a busy travel Emotions and Unique experiences! Inside the inn the traveler finds a simple and comfortable decor, despite multiple Arts Sacramento own notes of a convent, but very well framed as a whole. The Pousada has 29 rooms, of which 24 in the main building (3 suites, 7 superior rooms 14 standard rooms) and another 5 rooms located in Bishop's House (4 suites and 1 standard room). All rooms have a modern and cheerfully dominated materials such as wood and granite, with a touch of elegance, comfort and modernity that the tissue and padded, transmit them. The superior rooms and 2 suites feature a topping terrace with great views. They all include a TV, minibar, safe custody, air conditioning for heating and cooling, hairdryer, amenities. Bathrobes and slippers are available in the suites and superior rooms or on request. Pousada Vila Little Convent of Beira has all the facilities for special events, whether weddings, baptisms, birthday parties, exhibitions, concerts, conferences, meetings, Outdoor activities for companies, etc. The existence of the church is itself a facility for the achievement of religious or cultural ceremonies. Restaurant services, bar and cafeteria are open to serve hosted customers and all who wish to only visit the hotel and take advantage of its services and facilities. The traveler does not need to be staying to visit the inn, have a meal or drink. All are welcome!!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pousada de Vila Pouca da Beira

Address: Calcada do Convento, Vila Pouca da Beira 3400-758, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Central Portugal > Coimbra District > Vila Pouca da Beira
Price Range: $105 - $154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Pousada de Vila Pouca da Beira 4*
Number of rooms: 29
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“You may want to book a room with a balcony which overlooks the terrace and the swimming pool and which also has a good view over the valley.”
 of 5 bubbles 708jennyw, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“AVOID Room 120 - See review”
 of 5 bubbles Big-G66, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are on the second floor, lift and stairs are available”
 of 5 bubbles goingforagoodholiday, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms here are excellent...yes, I had a nosey at othrs, so unless you want a suite, I'd stick with the standard room.”
 of 5 bubbles elvas, 12 Aug 2015 | Read review
“we had room 117 with a large balcony overlooking the vinyards. I was perfect.”
 of 5 bubbles DebbieDot2014, 13 Jul 2015 | Read review
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