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Convento do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 12 July 2014 via mobile

This is the nicest place I have ever stayed. It's a beautiful and historical property, a museum and hotel rolled into one. Luxurious but not pretentious. The staff is warm and friendly, especially Mara at the front desk! She took time to give us a tour of this historic property, gave us welcome drinks of a special liquor from the...

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Maria C, General Manager at Convento do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank yo so much for your kind words and for sharing them through Trip Advisor. It was a pleasure to learn that you enjoyed your stay at this unique convent where so much of the history of our country took place. We are indeed very proud of this property and the recognition of our guests makes us all...

chicago
Reviewed 24 June 2014

Our recent stay here was the finest hotel experience ever at a Starwood property- or anyone's property , for that matter. When was the last time you stayed in a hotel that the King of Portugal lived in for many years .Or a hotel that has a full Catholic church inside it. This was such a great place on so...

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Maria C, General Manager at Convento do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was indeed a pleasure to read your kind words which have truly made us very proud, not only of this unique convento where are lucky to work and welcome our guests, but also of our young and dedicated team. Thank you also for your comment regarding our Front Office member João Vicent who is definitely an asset...

Reviewed 23 June 2014

Convento do Espinheiro is one of those places where you breath history since you step in! The conversion to a 5* hotel worked perfectly maintaining the original spirit of the convent (there is a big chapel they use for wedding ceremonies) but with a luxury touch! It used to be also an hostel for nobles and kings back then in...

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Maria C, General Manager at Convento do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for having chosen Convento do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa and for taking the time to share your opinion through Trip Advisor. It is always a pleasure to learn thar our guests feel the uniqueness of this magical convent which embraces so much of the history of our country. We...

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 21 June 2014

This is one of those hotels that has it all. The physical portion, an old covenant with an existing chapel. Many people would want to come just to see the covenant and the chapel. We found in many Portugese hotels that would not let us view their interior if were were not hotel guests. Beautiful landscaping and pool area. Our...

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Maria C, General Manager at Convento do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for having chosen Convento do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection hotel & Spa and for taking the time to share your opinion through Trip Advisor. It was indeed a pleasure to read your kind words and to learn that you enjoyed your stay in this unique convent which has embraced so much of the history of our...

Tucson
Reviewed 19 June 2014

The Convento do Espinheiro is a converted convent that still has a chapel. The hotel sits outside of Evora in a rural setting. The hotel property is very nice. It has both an indoor and outdoor pool, both of which are very nice. The food at the hotel's restaurant was very good. This is a very unique hotel that has...

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Maria C, General Manager at Convento do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for having chosen Convento do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa and for taking the time to share your opinion through Trip Advisor. We are indeed very proud of our heritage and all that this convent represents in terms of the history of our country. We are pleased to learn that you enjoyed your stay...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 June 2014 via mobile

This hotel as everythig to be perfect but the staff is not good enough , In the morning the cleaning staff is making so much noise that you really feel they want that you leave even if you stay another night, the bar is very poor, and the cellar is a joke

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Maria C, General Manager at Convento do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for having chosen Convento do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa and for taking the time to share your opinion through Trip Advisor. We apologise for the noise caused by our Housekeeping team, and please be assured that this has been addressed with the head of department in order to avoid similar unpleasant situations in...

Reviewed 16 June 2014

We highly recommend the Covento do Espinheiro where we stayed for three nights in mid-May 2014. This is a truly exceptional hotel, and it merits by far being included in the Sheraton Luxury Collection. The place is extremely well-maintained and spotlessly clean. The owners did a exceptional job in renovating this historical property into a first-class hotel. It is beautiful,...

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Maria C, General Manager at Convento do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was indeed a pleasure to read your wonderful review which has made us even prouder of "our" special convent. This is undoubtedly a unique and magical place and it is very rewarding for us to share its history and its beauty with our guests. Apart from this, we have believe we have a very special team who...

Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 16 June 2014

A splendid mix of ancient/new buildings is the envelope for a very good Hotel and Restaurant Service . Rooms are perhaps small, but confortable (only 17,0 sqm) , although somehow expensive , according to the areas involved , but ... How could one enjoy some tranquility at lower affordable prices ? The gastronomy is spectacular . One has to try...

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Maria C, General Manager at Convento do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for having chosen Convento do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa and for taking the time to share your opinion through Trip Advisor. It was a pleasure to read your kind words and we hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back to Évora in the near future. Best regards,

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 11 June 2014

Lovely, lovely hotel, the staff are so accommodating while being relaxed at the same time. It is ever so slightly worn around the edge, but overall this adds to the charm. In truth i would give 4.5/5 only removing marks for minor things like the price of drinks in the bar, poor quality coffee with breakfast, and lack of free...

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Maria C, General Manager at Convento do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for having chosen Convento do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa and for your review. It was a pleasure to read that despite some minor aspects - which we have made good note of - you enjoyed your stay and we really hope that we may have the opportunity of welcoming you back in the...

New Orleans
Reviewed 10 June 2014

Of the four hotels where we stayed while on a two-week trip through Portugal, i think this one was my favorite. The grounds are spectacular and our room (a deluxe design double) was very attractive and comfortable. Though there are only ninety rooms, the hotel is very vast. We were interested to discover that the walk from our room to...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for having chosen Convento do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa and for taking the time to share your comments through Trip Advisor. It was indeed a pleasure to read your kind words and to learn that you enjoyed your stay and also the beauty of this convent which we are so proud of. However,...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about Convento do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa

Address: Canaviais, Evora 7005-839, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Alentejo > Evora District > Evora
Price Range: $178 - $371 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Convento do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 92
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Convento Do Espinheiro, a Luxury Collection Hotel And Spa
Convento Do Espinheiro Heritage Hotel
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#1 Business Hotel in Evora
#1 Spa Hotel in Evora
#2 Family Hotel in Evora
#2 Luxury Hotel in Evora
#3 Romantic Hotel in Evora
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“We stayed in a suite with a balcony with great views.”
 of 5 bubbles lulubelas, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Good value off season; worth a night when rates are low”
 of 5 bubbles YHZweatherguy, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I believe all rooms are good because the hotel is out of the city in the middle of a field! So you hear birds and it's super quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles joang82, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Can be a Long walk to some rooms”
  • Very Comfortable
 of 5 bubbles TonyDryden, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“History buffs should ask for rooms in convent, others should ask for modern 'Westin-style' annex”
 of 5 bubbles Trvlr_USUK, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
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