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Queluz, Portugal
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Stunning Pousada with excellent friendly service. We stayed in room 119 with a beautiful view to the village and landscape. Sunrise from above de hill was amazing, surrounded by the sounds of nature. The team was very welcoming, recognizing us and treating by our names. Specially Carla and David at the Front Desk and Joao at the restaurant. We had...

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Manager_Assuncao, Manager at Pousada Convento Arraiolos, responded to this review

Dear Corneliu, Thank you for your review and comments we are very glad on them. It was a pleasure for us to have had hosted you with us. We hope you can return soon and continue the full experience of Pousada de Arraiolos once more. Best regards, Filipe Beja Simões Pousada de Arraiolos

Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 12 February 2017

If you need to relax in a beautiful and quiet historic hotel, with marvellous landscapes and a small little town nearby, then you must stay in this Pousada, an historic hotel with the ideal conditions to relax: inside and outside swiming pools,SPA and small fitness center. Everything you need to have a fantastic holliday, enjoying Alentejo, a portuguese region with...

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Manager_Assuncao, Manager at Pousada Convento Arraiolos, responded to this review

Dear Carlos B, Thank you for your review and comments we are very glad on them. We hope you can return soon and continue to enjoy the experience of Pousada de Arraiolos, once more. Best regards, Filipe Beja Simões Pousada de Arraiolos

Hampshire
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We stayed here as part of a lovely Titan Tour of Northern Portugal. This property is set in the countryside with lovely views & the sounds of goat bells tinkling! It is very tranquil. The rooms have wi-fi & are large with a beautiful, huge marble bathroom. We had water & fruit in the room on arrival after a welcome...

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Manager_Assuncao, Gestor at Pousada Convento Arraiolos, responded to this review

Dear Pearl65, Thank you for your review and comments we are very glad on them. We hope you can return soon and continue the experience of Pousada de Arraiolos once more. Best regards, Filipe Beja Simões Pousada de Arraiolos

Evesham U.K.
Reviewed 6 November 2016

This pousada is situated at the bottom of a difficult track (road) away from Arraiolos but with a good view up to the 'castle'. Hard walking for anyone to reach. The hotel is split into two parts, those rooms in the original monastic building and those in the modern extention. We had a room in the old part which was...

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Manager_Assuncao, Gestor at Pousada Convento Arraiolos, responded to this review

Dear norman_white, Thank you for your review and comments about improvement. We are sorry that you couldn´t have had a better experience with us. We ask you that next time you could tell us the things that you were not enjoying so that we can have had the opportunity to minimize or change your experience with us. We hope you...

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 November 2016

The Pousada Convento de Arraiolos, dating from XIV century, is situated outside of Arraiolos, and the walk into the town is about a mile, and uphill! The pousada is very quiet and beautifully converted into a hotel. The original church, with it's wonderfully decorated interior of blue and white tiles depicting various scenes of saints and their miracles, is attached...

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Manager_Assuncao, Gestor at Pousada Convento Arraiolos, responded to this review

Dear ColinDick, Thank you for your review and comments, they are very important to us. We are very glad that you appreciate the small details and tell us sugestions of improvment. We hope you can return soon and enjoy, once again the real Pousada de Arraiolos. Best regards, Filipe Beja Simões Pousada de Arraiolos

Billingshurst, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2016

The Pousada is in an idyllic valley. Your approach takes you down a cobbled road trough fields with sheep, bells around their neck dinging. Lovely views all around and to the town and fort of Arraiolos. The view of the square church tower with 8 huge bells, huge carved church portal promises to make the stay memorable. Reception staff very...

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Manager_Assuncao, Gestor at Pousada Convento Arraiolos, responded to this review

Dear MumofHarvey Thank you for your review and comments about improvements. We are sorry that you resume your experience with us like that. We ask you that next time yu could tell us the things that you were not enjoying so that we can have had the opportunity to minimize or change your experience with us. We hope you can...

Seaton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Having read good reviews on Tripadvisor I was really looking forward to this visit. The pousada is in a beautiful location and has a lovely, historic, integral church. However, the place is a health and safety nightmare with no hand rails to the many stairs and steps, some of which you don't expect. Not a place to take your older...

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Manager_Assuncao, Gestor at Pousada Convento Arraiolos, responded to this review

Dear Jenny W, Thank you for your review and comments. We are sorry that you resume your experience with us like that. As you start saying "Having read good reviews on Tripadvisor" the things that you describe are not the daily routine with us. As you where within a group you’d should have told us the things that you were...

Surrey
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

This hotel has the potential to be great but unfortunately disappointed at every turn. Upon checking in we were given a twin rather than double room as requested. They explained due to a large group booking they couldn't provide a double room but would for the second night of our stay. The following morning we asked to change to a...

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Manager_Assuncao, Gestor at Pousada Convento Arraiolos, responded to this review

Dear Jay, Thank you for your review and comments, it´s very important to us your feedback. We are sorry that in our conversation and explanations about some of the thigs you mentioned you stayed with this kind of experience with us. Some of the things that you refer are completely resolved. We hope you can return soon and have a...

Reviewed 23 August 2016

Just a beautiful, historic place, like many pousadas. Great breakfast, very good service, always a pleasure. Pousadas are consistently good. This one has a beautiful view of the hill, a very pleasant pool, and an amazing little church covered with azulejos.

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Manager_Assuncao, Manager at Pousada Convento Arraiolos, responded to this review

Dear Luca, Thank you for your review and comments, it´s very important to us your feedback. We are very happy that you recognized the quality of our service and brand. We hope you can return soon and continue to recommend us. Best regards, Filipe Beja Simões Pousada de Arraiolos

Reviewed 20 August 2016

Everyone enjoyed the place, we will be back. The place is very beautiful and quiet with nice landscapes. The hotel has the right facilities for a short break. The usual quality of the Pousadas. Very good for families with kids

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Manager_Assuncao, Manager at Pousada Convento Arraiolos, responded to this review

Dear Paulo, Thank you for your review and comments. We are happy that you enjoy the place the landscape and our facilities for a break in the daily routine, specially for families with kids. We hope you can return soon and recommend us. Best regards, Filipe Beja Simões Pousada de Arraiolos

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Pousada de Arraiolos, Nossa Senhora da Assuncao, is situated in a sixteenth century convent presenting itself as an example in the art of recovery of historical buildings which combine traditional features with the concepts of modern architecture. The union between tradition and modernisms is celebrated in this Pousada with innovated luxury. During the middle ages the convent served the local evangelistic population. With the restoration into Pousada, the austerity gave way to joy, the simplicity of comfort and to penance to life's pleasures. Staying at this Pousada is a fantastic pretext for getting to know the town of Arraiolos, whose cultural heritage is world renowned, through its carpets which are a true work of art of tapestry. Guests of the Arraiolos hotel park for free on location. The centre of Arraiolos is 1.2 Km from Pousada de Arraiolos, Nossa Senhora da Assuncao, and 25 km from Evora. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pousada Convento Arraiolos

Address: Pousada de Arraiolos - Nossa Sra. da Assuncao, Arraiolos 7040-093, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Alentejo > Evora District > Arraiolos
Price Range: $132 - $219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Pousada Convento Arraiolos 4*
Number of rooms: 32
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Pousada De Arraiolos
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“Go for a room in the 'new' part for a better view”
 of 5 bubbles norman_white, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Most rooms are very quiet, the pousada being situated in the countryside.”
 of 5 bubbles ColinDick, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Become a Pousada member, you will get a discount”
 of 5 bubbles lucao714, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I think that all the rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles AntonioVerdasca, 5 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a superior room (with private terrace or balcony) in the modern addition at the back of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles Iamcurioustraveler, 22 May 2016 | Read review
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