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Pensao Residencial Policarpo

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Rua da Freiria de Baixo 16, Evora 7000-898 Portugal
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#17 of 25 hotels in Evora
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PENSÃO Residencial POLICARPO occupies a building dating from the end of the 16th century, which was in earlier times the manor house of the Counts of Lousã.This noble house has an imposing principal façade which faces south, and thus offers an impressive panorama over the Alentejan plain.On the other side, the house opens on to a small patio, giving direct access to the reception.A very visible architectural feature is the fact that the house bestrides the ancient Roman wall.These elements, together with the fact that the Counts of Lousã’s manor house has provided hotel accommodation for over 70 years under the direction and management of the POLICARPO family, who has always emphasized a familiar ambiance and conviviality, based on the authenticity of this special place.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Airport transportation
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
Paid private parking on-site
Wifi
Bar / lounge
Breakfast buffet
Snack bar
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
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Non-smoking rooms
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Quaint
Historic Hotel
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, Portuguese
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MomoVermont wrote a review Sep. 2017
Vermont7 contributions3 helpful votes
The Noble House has been recently renovated and is quite lovely. We had an upgraded room which was great. It's in the center of Evora. Everything is within walking distance. We loved it. The staff was very helpful and friendly. Definitely recommended.
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Date of stay: September 2017
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: This hotel would be difficult for those who can't climb stairs. There is no elevator.
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Fabrizio P wrote a review Aug. 2016
Rho, Italy73 contributions28 helpful votes
Located in the very center of Evora (just down the cathedral) this pensão is a mix of history, romantic charm and some noir feeling. Room and corridors makes you perspire the atmosphere of hundred years ago. It's not for luxury lovers. Is for people seeking for emotional traveling. We definitively loved this place even if, especially the bathroom would need some renewal.
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Date of stay: August 2016Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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ofamof wrote a review Jul. 2016
Central Ohio160 contributions55 helpful votes
We had a good stay at the Pensao Policarpo. It is ideally located inside the Evora city walls, and a very short walk to all of the major sites. They have a rather small parking lot, with no additional charge for it. The staff was friendly and helpful. The room was very basic, and the furniture (somewhat) charmingly mismatched and bit battered. Our room was decent sized, though the bathroom was tiny. Note that this is an older building (18th century I believe), so there are a lot of stairs and hallways, and luggage handling can be a challenge. The breakfast was included in our room rate, but was a bit below average in both the variety and quality of the food. The price was VERY reasonable, and that coupled with the very convenient location made it a good choice for us.
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Date of stay: May 2016
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Newytraveller53 wrote a review Jun. 2016
Newcastle, Australia625 contributions150 helpful votes
A unique place a very short walking distance to all the sights of the city. It is not the classiest place to stay but with free carparking and a basic breakfast it's great value for the budget conscious traveller. The bed is not the softest and the shower very small providing a challenge to wash. You can get a great view over the town from your room if you have a balcony. The staff are very friendly. Note that entry to the carpark is in the street parallel to that of the hotel entry.
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Date of stay: June 2016
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retire3 wrote a review May 2016
Oakland, California27 contributions9 helpful votes
The place is quaint and the people were lovely. However I think the first priority of a hotel should be a restful night. The mattress was so hard it was like a slab of wood. I tossed and turned and awoke with aches. Why would a hotel provide such poor sleeping accommodations?
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Date of stay: May 2016
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: The cathedral side has chimes every hour. The other side is on a busy cobbled street.
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PRICE RANGE
US$71 - US$121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
pensao residencial policarpo Évora
LOCATION
PortugalAlentejoEvora DistrictEvora
NUMBER OF ROOMS
19
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Frequently Asked Questions about Pensao Residencial Policarpo
Which popular attractions are close to Pensao Residencial Policarpo?
Nearby attractions include Centro Histórico de Évora (0.2 km), Museu de Évora (0.2 km), and Muralhas de Évora (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Pensao Residencial Policarpo?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Pensao Residencial Policarpo?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, a lounge, and a snack bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Pensao Residencial Policarpo?
Yes, free parking and paid private parking on-site are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Pensao Residencial Policarpo?
Conveniently located restaurants include Botequim da Mouraria, Taberna Tipica Quarta Feira, and Tábua & Barro do Naldo.
Does Pensao Residencial Policarpo have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Pensao Residencial Policarpo offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Pensao Residencial Policarpo located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.3 km away from the centre of Evora.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Pensao Residencial Policarpo?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, and Portuguese.
Are there any historical sites close to Pensao Residencial Policarpo?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Muralhas de Évora (0.3 km), Cathedral of Évora (Sé Catedral de Évora) (0.1 km), and Aqueduto da Agua de Prata (0.8 km).